Careers

Interested in working for PunkOuter Games? 

 

Who are we?

PunkOuter Games is a local gaming venue that offers a spacious play area, craft beers and non-alcoholic beverages, live entertainment, and an expansive retail storefront. Punk Outer's playroom is available to anyone at anytime, free of charge. Our venue hosts tournaments, beer tastings, role playing games, variety shows, community events, fundraisers, and more! PunkOuter's retail space offers everything from single cards to miniatures and RPG games.

PunkOuter is proud to be an inclusive, queer-centric business. We are committed to serving Gainesville as a safe and welcoming space while using our influence as a local business to better the gaming community. 

Our ideal employee:

  • Brainstorms, develops and recommends solutions and strategies for improvement
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness, proactivity, and ingenuity
  • Effortlessly manages multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Takes responsibility for their contributions and actions
  • Practices positive and productive communication
  • Treats others with dignity and respect
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with PunkOuter players and customers
  • Feels passion for table top gaming, craft beer, and hospitality
  • Shares PunkOuter's passion for diversity and inclusion
  • Seeks a long term position with a growing company

How to apply:

Send us a resume! Email careers@punkouter.com, specify the position you are applying for in the subject line, and include your resume and references. Feel free to send us samples of your work. 

 

Mithril Merchant

Qualifications Needed:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in service industry or retail
  • Charismatic and engaging
  • Passion for craft beer and hospitality
  • Stellar time management
  • Availability to work nights and weekends
  • Experience with event management
  • Ability to lift at least 40 lbs.

Job Description:

This position would be a customer service role overseeing the retail store and events.

The Mithril Merchants are responsible for:

  • Upholding PunkOuters fastidious standards of cleanliness
  • Merchandising and restocking
  • Accurate cash handling
  • Achieving business objectives and development goals
  • Supporting staff and boosting morale
  • Ensuring that all customers and players have a superior experience at PunkOuter.
  • Serving craft beer, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Completing daily tasks and maintaining productivity
  • Accurately maintaining inventory
  • Staying up to date with PunkOuter's event calendar
  • Proactively creating connections with customers and players
  • Contributing to PunkOuter’s goal of cultivating a safe and welcoming space for our diverse community. 

Job Type: Part-time or Full-time

Salary: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits: PTO, health care, employee discounts 

Schedule: Must have open availability, including nights and weekends. 

 

Backroom Brawler

Qualifications Needed:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in retail service
  • Experience with written customer correspondence 
  • Detail oriented and task focused
  • Stellar time management
  • Experience with online sales, shipping, and receiving is a plus
  • Availability to work mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • Ability to lift at least 40 lbs.

Job Description:

Backroom Brawlers receive, package, and ship PunkOuter's online orders. This position includes grading and listing cards, managing inventory, customer correspondence, retail support, buying and selling card collections, maintaining PunkOuter's online store front, and fulfilling online orders.

The Backroom Brawlers are responsible for:

  • Fulfilling online orders and pulling cards for our retail customers
  • Handling customer correspondence and answering questions about online orders
  • Adhering to PunkOuter's standard operation procedures
  • Organizing and auditing card inventory
  • Alphabetizing and filing cards
  • Receiving and listing inventory
  • Buying and selling card collections
  • Using automated card sorting robotic tech
  • Reconciling the retail cash drawers
  • Cleaning and maintaining the backroom
  • Providing retail support and customer service

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits: PTO, health care, employee discounts

Schedule: Options for set scheduling. Must have availability to work mornings, evenings, and weekends.

 

Social Media/ Marketing Wizard

 

Qualifications Needed:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in professional social media management and digital marketing.
  • Minimum 2 years experience with paid social media advertising
  • Experience with managing business accounts for Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.
  • Passion for visual storytelling, photojournalism, and lifestyle photography.
  • Demonstrated ability producing compelling and engaging social content.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and copywriting experience.
  • Availability to work nights and weekends.
  • Hospitality and Event experience is preferred by not required.

Job Description:

This position would be a combination of retail sales, customer service, event coordination, calendar management, and managing social media.

The Social Media/ Marketing Wizard is responsible for:

  • Managing PunkOuter's social media accounts
  • Reviewing analytics on performances, views, and engagement
  • Researching current events and relevant news
  • Staying up-to-date on social media trends and platforms
  • Developing marketing campaigns
  • Creating marketing materials and signage
  • Overseeing PunkOuter's event calendar
  • Developing and growing PunkOuter’s social media presence
  • Proactively creating connections with customers and players,
  • Publishing event and special programing advertisements
  • Contributing to PunkOuter’s goal of cultivating a safe and welcoming space for our diverse community. 
Job Type: Part-time, Hybrid Remote Work
Salary: $14.00 - $20.00 per hour, based on experience
Benefits: PTO, non-emergency health care options, employee discounts
Schedule: Flex scheduling. Must have open availability, including nights and weekends.