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Careers

Available Positions

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Retail Sales Associate (Oregon Locations)
  • Seasonal Warehouse Shipping Associate


Marketing Coordinator

Things From Another World, a specialty comics and pop culture retailer is seeking an entry-level Marketing Coordinator to join our team.

The Marketing Coordinator will work as part of the marketing team, and be responsible for copywriting, basic video production, and basic image editing and more. They will assist the marketing and store staff with social media posting, event coordination and planning, and other tasks as needed.

Some of the key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Provide website and promotional material copywriting, newsletter text, and other content as-needed
  • Keep content on the website accurate and up to date according to the overall marketing schedule
  • Film and edit short videos such as product unveiling, reviews, and Top 10 lists for online platforms
  • Help plan and write content for videos
  • Edit and create basic images such as updating price signs, creating flyers, and creating product banners for website
  • Work with marketing and store staff to plan, coordinate, and execute in-person and virtual events and sales
  • Ensure all needed materials and products that events require are ordered and/or available
  • Interface and assist in providing strategy to the Company’s social media presence in order to increase the number of fans for pages, and to maximize on promotional possibilities
  • Other marketing or communications tasks as assigned by the Marketing Manager

Position requirements include:

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects at once
  • Knowledge of pop culture and comics industry in both Portland and beyond
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of SEO and best practices
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and their strengths/weaknesses, and how to utilize them
  • Ability to film and edit basic online videos
  • Ability to edit and/or create basic digital images
  • Ability to plan, execute, and report on events
  • Strong communication skills and ability to speak in public and represent the company positively

Preferred Knowledge and Experience:

  • Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field(s) preferred but not required
  • Previous experience in digital marketing, social media marketing, communications, or journalism a plus
  • Demonstrable skills, knowledge, and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications, or public relations activities
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills
  • Knowledge of or experience with online publishing platforms or basic HTML
  • Knowledge of retail environment
  • Knowledge of merchandising and interfacing with customers
  • Proficiency with Office or other similar programs
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop or similar programs
  • Experience with video editing software
  • Must be detail-oriented and self-directed

APPLY HERE to submit your resume, salary requirements and letter of interest to HR-TFAW Marketing

Or fax to: 503-654-9440 Attn. HR-TFAW Retail

Or mail to: Things From Another World, 10956 SE Main Street Milwaukie, OR 97222 Attn. HR-TFAW Retail

If your background is a match, we'll contact you for an interview.

TFAW is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Retail Sales Associates (Oregon Locations)

Things From Another World (TFAW) is now accepting applications for the position of Retail Sales Associate, for someone who has flexibility to work at any of our Portland, Oregon metro locations but primarily at our Broadway store location.  We are dedicated to excellent customer service and providing an exciting array of comic and popular culture products.

Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) making appropriate sales recommendations, running a cash register, providing the best customer service to our wonderful customers, keeping the store clean and organized, and promoting Things From Another World.

We'll be making our hiring decision based on experience, personality, product knowledge and availability.

General Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of comics and pop culture ephemera a definite plus.
  • Must have at least one-year of customer service and retail experience.
  • Must be available to work afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
  • Must be motivated, energetic, organized and dependable.
  • Must have reliable transportation (Driver's license and own car preferred).
  • Must be comfortable engaging with a diverse customer base.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to be open to suggestions to improve the store and customer service experience.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.

To submit your resume:

APPLY HERE to submit your resume and letter of interest to HR-TFAW Retail

Or fax to: 503-654-9440 Attn. HR-TFAW Retail

Or mail to: Things From Another World, 10956 SE Main Street Milwaukie, OR 97222 Attn. HR-TFAW Retail 

If you match the qualifications required, we'll contact you for an interview. 

TFAW is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 



Seasonal Warehouse Shipping Associate 

We are seeking to fill a few temporary full-time detail-oriented individual to join our company in a steady paced and team oriented warehouse. This position will work primarily day time hours on a Monday-Friday work week with occasional overtime and weekend hours available for additional earning opportunities. Potential for permanent placement is also a possibility for the most qualified candidates.

The position will perform the daily duties of shipping, receiving, inventory control, material handling and some deliveries and pick-up to our store and off-site storage facility. This position plays a key role in serving the shipping and inventory needs of Things From Another World and its customers in an efficient and professional manner.

Position Tasks:

  • Pull, verify and package orders (Comics, statues, collectibles, pop culture fun)
  • Ship orders utilizing a computerized shipping system
  • Process orders on a daily basis
  • Count incoming inventory
  • Stock shelves as needed
  • Perform cycle counts as needed
  • Participate in quarterly and year-end inventory counting periods
  • Maintain accurate shipping files of reports
  • Maintain a clean and orderly warehouse
  • Drive to off site warehouse and retail locations for pick-up or deliveries
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

Preferred Requirements:

  • High School education or equivalent
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. comfortably
  • Perform basic math skills with high degree of accuracy
  • Prior experience with computer manifest systems helpful but not required.
  • Must be a team player with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to prioritize tasks and react appropriately to the unexpected
  • Valid drivers license (this is a requirement) & comfortability driving a cargo van

Access to free comics and great product discounts. Fun and relaxed atmosphere in a busy small warehouse environment.

If you have the skillset to match, we will reach out for an interview. To submit your resume, please APPLY HERE

Or fax to: 503-654-9440 Attn. HR-TFAW Retail

Or mail to: Things From Another World, 10956 SE Main Street Milwaukie, OR 97222 Attn. HR-TFAW Retail 

If you match the qualifications required, we'll contact you for an interview. 

TFAW is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer