Job Opening - Bench Jeweler

We are seeking a bench jeweler to join our growing family! If you, or anyone you know may be interested please pass this along.

Emilie Shapiro Contemporary Metals is handmade jewelry company based in Long Island City, NYC, just minutes from midtown Manhattan. Emilie’s collection features recycled metals and natural gemstones and is sold worldwide at galleries, small boutiques and museums such as Anthropologie, Sundance and the Smithsonian Museum.

Emilie Shapiro is looking for a bench jeweler to join their growing team. The ideal candidate has basic bench skills including the use of hand tools, sawing, flex shaft use, soldering and polishing. We are looking for the right fit and will train this person during the apprentice program, not necessarily the most experienced. The position will entail, but not limited to, cleaning castings, metal fabrication, assembly, soldering, arc welding and polishing. The ideal candidate has a passion for handmade and is looking to learn and grow with the company.

This position is a three month paid apprenticeship that will transition into a full time roll. Compensation based on experience.

Please submit your resume, a short description of why you’re the ideal candidate and images of any past work. Please submit inquiries to with the subject “bench jeweler”