Monthly science kits for kids, monthly educational subscriptions for kids, monthly geography subscriptions for kids, gifts for kids and gifts for toddlers. Join our team, and help us inspire a generation of global citizens.

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We’re building the next major children’s brand. Come and join us on our journey! We have an incredibly passionate team working on creating fun and innovative experiences for children. Have a positive impact on the world and help raise a generation of young global citizens.

Our award-winning products have been featured in many national publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN Money, Chicago Tribune, Parents, Real Simple, and FamilyFun. We’re backed by leading investors, and the founding team comes from eBay, McKinsey, Intel and other best-in-class companies.

We’re building a passionate team–join us! Join us!

Hear from Our Fearless Co-Founders

Co-founders, and best friends, Amy Norman and Stella Ma are committed to building a mission driven company that makes an impact on children’s lives.

With a background at best-in-class companies like eBay and McKinsey, they knew from the beginning what kind of company culture they wanted to create at Little Passports.

We’re building a company that has a positive impact on both our customers and our team members. We are so grateful for our team’s passion and dedication, and are fostering a company culture where everyone loves coming to work and seeing the impact of their contributions.

STELLA MA
CO-FOUNDER
AND CO-CEO

We’re a high-growth, mission-driven company, and we offer the opportunity to have a successful career AND the flexibility to meet the obligations in your personal life. We are able to do all of this while having a lot of fun. Come see what it’s all about!

AMY NORMAN
CO-FOUNDER
AND CO-CEO

Learn about our founders
How Little Passports Achieved Business Expansion Without Investors

How Little Passports achieved business expansion without investors 

Best-in-class Benefits

We promote a flexible and positive work environment. Not only will you work with fun and innovative products that are making a positive impact; you will also work with supportive team members that are as motivated and passionate as you are.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, 100% premium paid for employee
  • Flexible spending for healthcare, commute and dependent care expenses
  • 401K
  • Flexible work environment
  • Flexible time off
  • Equity

What our team loves about Little Passports

Megan Wright

MEGAN WRIGHT
Social Media Manager

PAST GIGS: Levi’s, Gap

WHY YOU JOINED: I was excited to join a small, growing team because of the challenges and opportunities it brings. It’s a great environment with passionate people.

HOW LITTLE PASSPORTS HAS INSPIRED YOU: I’m very inspired by the company’s goals. Little Passports is not only educating kids about the world and its cultures, but also showing them what we all have in common.

Peter Jankovsky

PETER JANKOVSKY
Director of Engineering

PAST GIGS: Indaba Group, Tool King

WHY YOU JOINED: As an independent contractor, I grew to love working with the team. When Stella asked me if I’d join the company, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work in such a great environment with amazing people.

YOUR PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT: My crowning achievement is the cumulative effect of all my hard work. During the 2016 holiday season, we had a HUGE rush of traffic to the site. It stayed up and stayed fast. I was very proud.

Sarah Vanphravong

SARAH VANPHRAVONG
Senior Producer

PAST GIGS: LeapFrog, Blick

WHY YOU JOINED: I love the mission – sharing the world with children and helping them grow into global citizens. It’s incredible knowing that products I designed are helping to shape a child’s view of the world.

YOUR FIRST BIG PROJECT: My first big project was the Souvenir Picture Book featuring our characters Max, Mia & Toby. It was a fun and challenging project and I’m very proud of what we created.

Join Us!

If you’re passionate about what we’re doing and want to explore career opportunities with us, email us your cover letter and resume at: hr@littlepassports.com.

Little Passports (www.littlepassports.com) is a high-growth e-commerce company building the next major children’s brand.  We design fun and engaging products and experiences for kids to learn about the World.  Our award-winning products have been featured in many national publications, including the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes and USA Today.  We’re backed by leading investors, and the founding team comes from best-in-class companies.

Little Passports is growing fast, and to support this growth, we are looking for an Associate Sourcing Manager to help with our product sourcing efforts.  You will join our Inventory Team and report to our Director of Sourcing.  You will be responsible for helping with all aspects of product sourcing including supplier management, product design/sampling, supplier negotiations and product testing.

You’re someone who has experience sourcing products for a children’s company, and you’re passionate about ensuring the products you source are high-quality and delight children.  You’re resourceful, quick on your feet, highly detail-oriented, takes initiative, and takes great joy in delighting customers.  You must be extremely flexible and comfortable working with ambiguity and enjoy a “high change” environment where priorities shift from day to day.  You must also possess strong analytical and quantitative skills.

We promote a flexible and positive work environment.  Not only will you work with fun and innovative products that are making a positive impact; you will also work with supportive team members that are all as motivated and as passionate as you are.

Our offices are located in downtown San Francisco, within walking distance of BART.

Responsibilities
  • Manage sourcing across the company’s entire product portfolio including sourcing for new and ongoing initiatives
  • Identify, review and select new vendors/suppliers to ensure they meet company guidelines with regards to product quality and safety
  • Manage vendor partnerships including communicating and understanding product requirements, any constraints, costing, lead times and MOQs.  Arrange and manage pipeline for product sampling.
  • Manage all product safety testing initiatives including testing with independent third-party labs and ensuring all products have proper labeling attached
  • Collaborate with the Product Development Team on product development efforts.  Partner to understand and communicate product requirements between the team and external suppliers.  Manage sourcing development calendar to ensure your sourcing efforts will deliver on company timelines and priorities.
  • Collaborate with your colleagues on the Inventory Team and on the Operations to ensure the entire supply chain planning and purchase process is operating efficiently and effectively.
  • We are a start-up so candidate must be willing to wear multiple hats, be flexible and pitch in whenever and wherever needed to help get the job done.  We love people who are excited to get involved where needed!
Requirements
  • 3 to 5 years of sourcing, purchasing, planning and/or supply chain experience
  • Experience with children’s products and toys preferred
  • Experience with safety compliance preferred
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with strong time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly-motivated self-starter with a “can-do,” positive attitude
  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to use rigorous logic and methods to find effective solutions
  • Advanced analytical and quantitative skills required
  • High proficiency in Excel
  • Start-up experience and/or interest in children’s products a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree (majors in Economics, Business, or Supply Chain a plus)

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to: hr@littlepassports.com. Only applications with cover letters will be considered.

Little Passports is an equal opportunity employer.

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