Help Wanted – 3 Positions

#1 Creative and Unique Decorating Opportunity

If you are…

-Creative and artistic
-Have experience decorating cakes and cookies, or relevant experience
-Happy to arrive with enthusiasm and a great attitude
-Self-motivated and can work at a quick and efficient pace
-Have a positive attitude
-Love to learn and be open to new ideas
-Able to lift 50lbs

We offer…
-Participation in an ongoing bonus program
-Generous employee discount
-full-time position decorating cakes and cookies for dogs (possible part-time)
-Beagle ambassadors as your new best work friends

Our dog bakery business is growing and thriving and we are looking to hire someone specifically for decorating and order processing (preparing cakes/cookies for shipments).  We use a different type of frosting than in a human bakery, but the decorating concepts are the same.  Send a resume, cover letter with salary requirements, your availability and sample pictures that include piped writing samples (or explain relevant experience) to

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#2 Newly Created Retail/Small Business Implementer Position

Do you…
-have experience driving exceptional results
-have a track record of continuous improvement
-have a creative streak
-have a record of implementing unique ways to contribute to business growth
-have a background in retail or small business success with an emphasis on marketing
-like rolling up your sleeves and doing the hard work
-like to organize

We are looking for someone to help take Happy Dog Barkery and Happy Dog Kitchen to the next level. We are on the brink of something special and need a fresh pair of eyes/ears/hands. This is a new and unique position that has been created to help us focus on improving our existing methodology but also to help us in our growth. There will be involvement in all branches of the business: operations, sales, inventory, kitchen, marketing, training, etc. Both planning and direct task work – the ideal person can’t be afraid to get their hands dirty or feel any job is too small as every idea and task are crucial to our long-term success. You will work closely with the business owner and the retail store manager to help bring their ideas to fruition.

We offer
-Full-time salaried position with flexible hours
-Participation in an ongoing bonus program
-Generous employee discount
-Beagle ambassadors as your new best work friends, as well as daily interaction with dogs
-Ability to lift 50lbs

Happy Dog Barkery is a family owned, independent, pet specialty retailer featuring our own in-house dog bakery. Started by two sisters in 2004, we are happy to be celebrating our 15th anniversary in 2019.

Please send your resume directly to


#3 Baker Assistant

Due to our growth, we need to hire a baker’s assistant.  This is a newly created role to help facilitate our growing kitchen needs.

Do you like dogs? Do you like baking? Happy Dog Barkery in Downers Grove is looking for a mature and friendly individual to help part-time with our baking, cake/cookie decorating and stew making.  Working well in both independent and with a team is necessary depending on the task.  You must be able to work a quick and efficient pace. We make all our bakery case treats by hand with minor machine help. Daily handling of meat products, including liver, is necessary. Must be willing to clean-up after yourself, including dish washing. Must be able to lift 50lb bags of flour.

This position is part-time for Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  6-8 hours per day.  Knowledge of measuring ingredients and familiarity with kitchen implements preferred.  We will train for everything else.

Send resume and cover letter with why you think you would be a good fit to