Hudson River Exchange – 514 Warren Street, Hudson NY


Retail Incubator Coordinator 

May 1 – Oct 31

Hudson River Exchange is a retail incubator space powered by a cooperative work force and housing maker studios.

We showcase Hudson Valley handmade by veteran and emerging makers on a rotating basis. On any given visit, you have the opportunity to discover different products, and continuously learn about the makers in this region. The shop operates on a cooperative schedule where participating makers also shopkeep, giving visitors the opportunity to directly meet the makers of the products they’re buying.

Hudson River Exchange created the pop up shop series to offer short term opportunities for makers to dip their toe into brick and mortar retail exposure and experience. Thoughtfully displayed and merchandised by Hudson River Exchange, the incubator space showcases the talented makers + collectors in the best light. 


About the role:

This is a 6 month position with the possibility of extension after October 2020. The Retail Coordinator reports directly to the director of HRE. Responsibilities include:

– Shopkeeping all Saturdays and every other Sunday

– Coordinating with makers regarding shop and inventory — schedule, re-stocking, fielding questions, etc

– Supporting social media content building

– Assisting with visual merchandising and inventory management

– Maintaining and caretaking the presentation of the shop space 


Growth opportunities: 

This entry level position offers retail experience as well as guided project opportunities. A great opportunity for resume building with additional guidance while working closely with the Director. 


Ideal candidates have an interest in:

Handmade, alternative models to traditional retail, Hudson Valley creatives, small business. Eager to learn, looks for opportunities for skill building. Kind. Responsible. Solutions-oriented. Previous retail experience is not required. We are looking for people  that are interested in growth and expanding work experience.

10-15 hrs/wk. $15/hr