Short Story

Modern ecommerce for petite women

Customer Happiness Associate

$19 - $19
San Francisco
Job Type
1+ years
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About the role

Short Story is the premiere personal styling service for petite women 5’4” or under. We’re a fast growing startup on a mission to reinvent apparel retail for petite women, because they deserve a radically new shopping experience. We believe that one size does not fit all, and we’re passionate about helping women find their perfect fit and their unique personal style. Our dream is to build the best petite community in the world where petite women are heard, supported, and empowered in their everyday lives.

We’re hiring a Customer Happiness Associate to join our team. Our ideal candidate is someone who has an outsized interest in startups, e-commerce, and tech. You will be responsible for ensuring our customers have a smooth, delightful experience by managing support channels, internal communication, and more. The ability to work cross-functionally to drive results is a must.

Day to Day

You will be responsible for responding to and managing customer service inquiries in our various channels. You will identify opportunities to improve the customer experience and make recommendations to the leadership team

User Interviews. You and the CS team will facilitate regular interviews with users to collect feedback and insights to better serve our audience.

CS Operations. Complete ongoing clerical, administrative, and routine tasks to keep our day to day customer service operations running smoothly.

Data Analytics. We track our performance on a daily, weekly, and monthly cadence. You will be assisting with collection of data and explaining the “why” of what happens.

About You

You’re interested in early stage startup experience and growing a company culture

You must be flexible and able to wear many hats

You’re eager to learn

Helping build a company from the ground up is an exciting challenge for you

You’re able to work autonomously and without direction

You’re able to translate client experience into recommendations

Your focus is on doing the right thing for people, clients, and the world


Strong service background. Well versed in email clients and communication

Must have high interest in e-commerce, consumer brands, and emerging technologies.

Entrepreneurial mindset. You must be comfortable working on a small team where your ideas and efforts will have direct application.

Previous experience working in e-commerce or a tech startup is a plus

Why Short Story

The opportunity to be involved in an early stage start-up and help build the culture

The opportunity to build a unique business from the ground up

The ability to support petite women better than ever before

You will immediately make an impact

The opportunity to help take a start-up from the starting line to success

Benefits and Compensation

Early stage compensation package

Medical and Dental Benefits

Opportunity to work with a dedicated and experienced founding team

Opportunity to work at a Y-Combinator backed start-up

Why you should join Short Story

The average American woman is petite at 5’4”, yet only 4% of clothes are available in petite sizes. Petite women are a hugely underserved segment. So why is no one paying attention? Short Story is a first-of-its-kind platform dedicated to styling petite women and helping them discover new products. We’re a team of curators and problem solvers who are passionate about finding style, quality, and fit. Our mission is to remove the “ugh” from the shopping equation and support petite women in expressing their stories, stylishly and confidently.

Short Story
Team Size:25
Location:San Francisco
Samuel Hoffstaetter
Samuel Hoffstaetter
Isabella Sun
Isabella Sun