Employment Opportunities

Interested in joining the NEKO pride? We are always kneading some extra paws!

The first requirement for all of our positions, you must absolutely, PAWsitively be obsessed with cats. The number one question we get from our patrons is, “Hey, do you want to see a picture of my cat?” Does Grizzly Adams have a beard? Duh.

NEKO BELLINGHAM

We will be holding open interviews for all positions at NEKO BELLINGHAM. See details below. 

WHEN:

Friday, December 13th from 9am-Noon

Saturday, December 14th from 10am-1pm

WHERE:

Woods Coffee - Flatiron Location Conference Room

10 Prospect St. Bellingham, WA 98225

***Conference room is located in the far right corner of the cafe***

 WHAT TO BRING

  • Printed copy of your resume
  • 3 professional references
  • Your PAWesome purrrsonality

 We are looking for extremely friendly, happy-go-lucky, hard-working, joke-making, cat-loving people to join our team. All staff must be able to work well with cats and humans. Full-time and part-time positions available. See available position below.

PAWTENDER 

Pawtenders will make sure all guests are having the best day of their life! Looking for outgoing, incredibly friendly humans to check-in guests for their reservation in the cat room, serve beer/coffee & snacks from behind the bar. Experience in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment required. Customer service experience required. The use of cat puns at virtually every opportunity is encouraged. Must be able to move/change kegs and perform cleaning and open/closing duties. Beer and wine knowledge preferred. Must be 21+.

COMMITMENT: Part-time or full-time available

SALARY: WA State Min. wage, plus tips

REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21+, MAST Certified

CAT BOUNCER:

As a Cat Bouncer you are in charge of daily cat care, as well as ensuring all guests in the cat room are having a great time and the cats are being treated with love. Experience with cats in a professional environment preferred. Customer service experience required. 

Working with 20-25 cats on a daily basis is SO much fun, but it is also A LOT of work. The only way that we can keep our cats healthy is by keeping their environment incredibly clean. This means that a large part of the Cat Bouncing position is cleaning. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with customers and answering any questions about the cats and NEKO.
  • Observing the wellness of all cats and monitoring their behavior.
  • Cleaning all areas of the cats living space (litter boxes, beds, floors, walls, windows, etc...)
  • Cleaning, Cleaning, Cleaning!!!

 Required Qualifications:

  • Extremely friendly
  • Thorough understanding of cat behavior
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Good judgement with customers and cats
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

COMMITMENT: Part-time, flexible schedule

SALARY: $12.00 to $16.00/hour, plus tips

REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18+

MANAGEMENT:

If you have experience managing a team of 10+ people and are absolutely, pawsitively obsessed with cats, please let us know during interviews. We will be hiring a Cat Room Manager and a Bar Manager. 

NOTE: NEKO is currently under construction and therefore we are holding interviews off-site at Woods Coffee (10 Prospect St.) not at NEKO.

Interviews will be held on a first come, first serve basis. If we are in the middle of an interview when you arrive please put your name and phone number on the sign up sheet (located on the door of the conference room) and feel free to grab a coffee and relax while you wait. We will call or text you when it's your turn.

***Training for all positions will begin the first week of January (subject to change).***

NEKO SEATTLE 

PAWTENDER:

Make sure all guests are having the best day of their life! Looking for an outgoing, happy-go-lucky human to check-in guests for their reservation in the cat room, serve beer/wine/coffee & snacks from behind the bar. Experience in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment required. Customer service experience required. The use of cat puns at virtually every opportunity is encouraged. Must be able to move/change kegs and perform cleaning and open/closing duties. Beer and wine knowledge preferred. Must be 21+

Responsibilities:

-Being CATtastic

Part-time
Must be 21+

If you are interested in this position please send a resume to info@nekoseattle.com with the PAWtender as the subject line. 

CAT BOUNCER:

We are looking for extremely friendly, happy-go-lucky, hard-working, joke-making cat people to join our team. All staff must be able to work well with cats and humans.

Position: In charge of daily cat care (feeding, cleaning, etc) as well as ensuring all guests in the cat room are having a great time and the cats are being treated with love. Experience with cats in a professional environment preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:

-Interacting with customers and answering any questions about the cats or NEKO
-Observing the wellness of all cats and monitoring their behavior
-Cleaning all areas of the cats living space (litter boxes, beds, floors, walls, windows, etc...)
-Feeding the cats
-Washing dishes
-Must LOVE Cats

Required Qualifications:

-Extremely friendly
-Understanding of cat behavior
-Attention to detail
-Excellent problem solving skills
-Good judgement with customers and cats
-Strong communication skills
-Ability to prioritize

Part-time, flexible schedule
Must be 18+

If you are interested in this position please send a resume to info@nekoseattle.com with the Cat Bouncer as the subject line. 

MARKETING INTERN

We are looking for a cat-loving, motivated and energetic intern to help create and promote events, write blog posts and manage social media outlets. The ideal candidate has an understanding of social media marketing techniques as well as knowledge in target content blogging. We are looking for someone with spunk! We are a youthful company that wants the voice of a millennial on our social media platforms and blog. If you are driven, funny, motivated and love cats you may be the perfect fit. Excellent writing skills is a MUST! This is an unpaid internship position with potential for a paid position in the near future.

Part-time, Internship

If you are interested in this position please send a resume to info@nekoseattle.com with the Marketing Intern as the subject line.

Feline like this is up your alley?  Please let us know if you are interested in Seattle or Bellingham!

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