Part Time Studio Assistant

The studio of Erin Cuff Jewelry is looking for a part time studio assistant to begin 1-2 days per week in the Spring/Summer of 2022.  The studio is based in Sonoma County in southeast Santa Rosa, 15 minutes from the 101 freeway.  Erin Cuff produces fine and mixed metal jewelry with the majority of fabrication, casting, and stonesetting done in house.  We are looking for someone with existing tool awareness and some jewelry experience.  Both beginning, intermediate, and advanced jewelers are encouraged to apply.  This is a position best for someone who would like to grow with the company and may involve increased hours and responsibilities as the business grows.


  • Commensurate with experience


  • Some jewelry experience
  • Comfortable using power tools such as flexshaft, polishing machine, and drill press.
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Local to the North Bay
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Punctuality
  • Quick to learn
  • Positive mental attitude
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

Responsibilities include:

  • Keeping the studio clean and organized
  • Performing / Learning Production skills:
    • Casting Cleanup
    • Casting setup and assistance (shooting waxes, sizing ring waxes, building wax trees, investing flasks, clipping castings)
    • Fabrication - sawing, filing, soldering, and ring sizing
    • Polishing + finishing
  • Managing monthly inventory count
  • Packing and shipping orders
  • Helping to organize production queue
  • Making post office trips
  • Making “City Trips” to see vendors 

Bonus Skills:

  • Stone setting
  • Wax carving
  • Photoshop / Lightroom
  • Canva
  • Sales
  • Advanced fabrication skills (i.e. creating bezels for stones, prong settings for cabochons, etc)

Please email your resume, any examples of your work, and 2 references to with the subject line "PART TIME STUDIO ASSISTANT"