Now hiring: Floral design assistant

Hi flower lovers!

Exciting news: we’re hiring a floral design assistant for 2020.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who’s looking to grow their floral design skills. This part-time position requires lots of hard work, but will be lots of fun and a great way to get more experience. Previous floral design or event experience is preferred but not required.

The studio is located at my home in Detroit, MI (south of Ferndale in Green Acres neighborhood near Woodward and 8 Mile). This position is for year 2020 weddings with the possibility of extension.


Trips to the flower market

Processing flowers

Prepping containers/vessels for design work

Studio clean up (scrubbing buckets, sweeping floors, taking out trash, etc.)

Assisting with set up and installations on event days

Floral design (making corsages, boutonnieres, centerpieces, bouquets, etc.)

Making deliveries


Reliable transportation

Wednesday-Saturday availability during event weeks*

Ability to work a minimum 20 hours during event weeks*

Ability to lift 50+ lbs and be on your feet for long hours

Confidence to work without supervision

Interest in pursuing a floral design career

Strong work ethic

Works well on a team

Positive attitude


Prior floral design or event experience

Strong social media presence

*You will only work during event weeks. You will receive a schedule prior to starting, but events will be added throughout the year that you will need to work. Flexibility is key.

Please email your resume, social media handles + a note about why you want the position to Liz at with the subject line “Design assistant candidate.”

Thank you!

Elizabeth SmithComment