Schedule: Mon–Fri 8:30 am–5:30 pm; flexible depending on fulfillment deadlines, order volume, and business needs.

The Products and Publication Division of the Himalayan Institute embodies dynamism and innovation, committed to delivering top-tier health products and publications rooted in ancient wisdom and wellness practices. We are seeking a motivated Operations Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about health, wellness, and yoga publishings, possess excellent communication and customer service skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. This role requires a combination of sales expertise, order processing efficiency, and dedication to ensuring customer satisfaction.


Sales Support:

  • Assist customers from both direct and wholesale channels, through our online store by providing product information, recommendations, and guidance to meet their individual needs.
  • Actively engage with customers to drive sales and meet or exceed established targets for direct-to-consumer, wholesale, and distributor sales channels.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of our products and publications and effectively communicate the unique benefits and features to customers.

Order Fulfillment:

  • Process and fulfill customer orders accurately and efficiently, ensuring timely delivery.
  • Work with the management team to maintain organized inventory levels and monitor stock levels to prevent shortages.
  • Collaborate with logistics partners to coordinate shipping and track orders to ensure on-time delivery.

Customer Service:

  • Address customer inquiries, concerns, and complaints promptly and professionally, striving to exceed customer expectations.
  • Resolve order-related issues such as returns, exchanges, and refunds with a positive attitude and commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Provide post-sales support and follow-up to ensure customer satisfaction and foster long-term relationships.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Maintain accurate records of sales transactions, inventory levels, and customer interactions.
  • Generate reports to track sales performance, inventory turnover, and customer feedback.
  • Assist with merchandising efforts, including product displays, promotions, and seasonal campaigns.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, routinely following set standard operating procedures for warehouse and fulfillment areas.
  • Work with management to list and update online products and publications, collaborating with other departments as necessary.
  • Work with management to support business operations as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience in retail sales, customer service, or order fulfillment preferred.
  • Experience with health products and spiritual publications, preferred but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a friendly and approachable demeanor.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Basic computer proficiency and familiarity with point-of-sale systems and e-commerce platforms (Google platform, Shopify, Shipstation, Amazon Seller Central).
  • Passion for health, wellness, and holistic living, with a genuine desire to help customers improve their well-being.

Available to apply in person? Come see us at the Himalayan Institute, 952 Bethany Turnpike, Honesdale, PA 18431
The Himalayan Institute is home to residents from all over the country and the world. Our community is held together by dedicated students of life who value collective responsibility and respect for all. We are looking for more than employees but for people wanting to join our community and work toward a common goal. You will be a part of our community living environment which functions on mutual respect and pride in our organizational mission.

All Residential Positions include the following:

  • A minimum commitment of one year unless otherwise stated.
  • Benefits of the Himalayan Institute Residential program, including room and board.
  • Access to yoga seminars, yoga classes, and many other opportunities to study with exceptionally experienced teachers.
  • Training and support for developing skills in your respective position.

Join Our Team!

Complete the online application, and come join our growing team!