eCommerce Specialist Intern – Basket Materials, Inc.

Job title: eCommerce Specialist Intern

Company: Basket Materials, Inc.

Job description: Company Overview:
Basket Materials is an early-stage Bay Area startup with a single mission: to optimize the recovery of assets and materials for our customers and the planet. Our vision is to become the leading provider of recycled critical minerals by providing a single point-of-contact for the disposition of end-of-life and unused assets. We collect electronic waste and return those materials to the supply chain by reselling usable products and recycling commodities.Position Overview:
Do you like uncovering hidden value in discarded items? We are seeking a highly motivated eCommerce Specialist to join our team onsite in Palo Alto. As an eCommerce Specialist, you will be responsible for identifying, testing, and marketing a wide range of electronics to sell on our various e-commerce platforms. You will learn an incredible amount about different both electronics and marketing, all while contributing to the circular economy.What’s in it for you?

  • Base pay: $20/hr
  • Free lunch and Paid Lunch Breaks
  • Incredible Learning Journey

Key Responsibilities:

  • Item Identification: Identify electronics suitable for resale from the items collected for recycling.
  • Prepping for Resale: Clean, test, and refurbish electronics as necessary to ensure they meet quality standards for resale.
  • Platform Selection: Determine the most appropriate e-commerce platforms (e.g., eBay, Amazon, etc.) for listing based on factors such as item type, condition, market demand, ability to ship, etc.
  • Listing Creation: Create compelling listings including pricing, titles, descriptions, product specs, and high-quality photos to attract potential buyers.
  • Posting Management: Post listings on selected e-commerce platforms, ensuring accuracy and optimization for search visibility.
  • Additional duties may include sales monitoring, customer service, and packaging/shipping.
  • Follow all safety rules for warehouse including wearing of PPE – steel toe shoes, safety vest, gloves, safety glasses and hearing protection when appropriate.


  • Enthusiastic hard worker with diligent attention to detail and ability to accurately describe product features and condition.
  • Ability to remain flexible as specific assignments change.
  • Ability to work with a variety of computer and software systems.
  • Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand and walk up to eight hours per day.
  • Previous experience with buying or selling on e-commerce platforms, particularly eBay, is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of electronic products, including computers, smartphones, home appliances, and consumer electronics is a plus.

This is an entry-level intern position with opportunities to convert to ongoing full-time work with the company. If you are passionate about sustainability and e-commerce and have a desire to make a positive impact, we encourage you to apply and join our team!Powered by JazzHR

Expected salary: $20 per hour

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Job date: Sun, 19 May 2024 07:26:56 GMT

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