Merge Records Warehouse Assistant

Posted: May 12, 2017 at 10:41 am by  Lindsey Kronmiller

Warehouse Assistant

Merge Records is an independent record label based in Durham, North Carolina. We release 20 to 40 records each year on CD and vinyl, representing bands from all over the world and distributing their music internationally.

We have a full-time opening for a Warehouse Assistant who will report directly to the Warehouse Manager. The salary range for this position is $25,000 to $29,000 with full benefits and ample paid time off. For consideration, email with your resume and a cover letter; be sure to include “Warehouse Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

The application deadline for this position is Friday, May 26.


Strong attention to detail
Ability to meet deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills (listening, verbal, and written)
Strong problem-solving skills
Flexibility to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing work assignments
Familiarity with G Suite, Word, and Excel
Valid Driver’s License
Ability to lift 40+ pounds

Familiarity with QuickBooks
Customer service experience
Knowledge of forklift operation

Handle all aspects of Merge website store and Bandcamp orders: enter in QuickBooks; pick, pack, and ship; respond to customer service requests; etc.
Assist with pick/pack/ship of all retail store and distributor orders and enter in QuickBooks
Pick/pack/ship all outgoing shipments via USPS, FedEx, and UPS on a daily basis
Monitor stock at multiple physical and online locations and report weekly to various staff
Receive, check in, shelve, and transfer all shipments and new arrivals as needed at office and warehouse
Operate forklift (after professional training)
Ensure all office and warehouse trash, recyclables, cardboard, and compost are properly disposed of every week
Keep basement and warehouse clean and tidy
Distribute and ship promos as assigned
Refurbish damaged vinyl and shrink-wrap sellable stock
Participate in year-end inventory count of stock and graphics
Complete other duties as assigned

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