The Rotational Management Program | GAP Inc.

The Rotational Management Program exposes you to our end-to-end process and shows you how we deliver brand-right, high-quality, on trend product that our customers value while you gain invaluable skills through hands-on experiences at our Gap Inc. brands. As a RMP trainee, you’ll begin the program knowing which of the core product functions you will be placed into upon graduation - Inventory Management, Merchandising or Production. You will spend a portion of the program rotating through each function and building general management proficiencies and an understanding of cross-functional processes. You’ll learn about product creation, the assortment process, sales forecasting, inventory planning, vendor development, manufacturing, quality, fit and fabric. You’ll be exposed to the commercial offering practices of seasonal product strategies, conduct competitive analysis, and land product pricing. In addition to ownership of day-to-day responsibilities, you’ll get classroom training and assigned special projects that allow you to directly influence the business and interact with senior leaders. The positions are:

  • Inventory Management Analyst- provides support in developing, executing and communicating strategic merchandise financial plans and strategies that support the objectives of a division.

  • Assistant Merchandiser- helps to develop and execute compelling product assortments to meet or exceed financial goals and customer/market expectations.

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    Assistant Production Manager- responsible for the execution and communication of a departmental global production strategy.

     

    Are you passionate about being a part of this amazing experience?  We are looking for people who are flexible enough to adapt as our business changes. During the 9+ month program, you’ll get a set of goals, a structured training plan, ongoing coaching and feedback, plus executive support and mentorship. This full-time position, with training and placement opportunities in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City, also offers a competitive salary and benefits.  The knowledge and business insight gained in RMP positions you to launch a robust career in retail at Gap Inc.

    After successfully completing the program, you will be placed into a full-time position in your function of Inventory Management, Merchandising or Production at one of our Gap Inc. brands. 

    Qualifications:

    Education/Experience:

  • A 4-year degree or equivalent Gap Inc. work experience is required.
  • All majors are welcome to apply. A GPA of 3.0 or above is required.
  • For full-time internal applicants, a Manager Reference Form should be uploaded with the application. Part-time and seasonal employees do not need one.
  • Additionally all Gap Inc. full-time employees are required to be in their positions for 1 year and meet Gap Inc.’s Performance Standard.

Other skills:

  • Passionate and motivated about working for a global brand in the fashion industry.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities such as a strong point of view, initiative, adaptability and interpersonal savvy.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking capabilities as well as financial acumen.
  • Global, creative thinker with the learning agility and curiosity for understanding our customers and brands.
  • Customer-oriented with a perspective about product assortment and business opportunities.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a strong work ethic with a desire to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Perseverance to manage through challenges and ambiguity.
  • Effective collaboration with peers and teams.
  • Persuasive presentation, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Organization with effective prioritization and flexibility, and an ability to execute with a sense of urgency and attention to detail.

Full Time / Salary

GAP Inc. | New York, NY | San Fransisco, CA

Interested candidates should apply through the link below:

 

 

Event Specialist, Commercial Operations | Levi Strauss & Co.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
We are looking for an Events Specialist to support and execute key customer events in the NY region.  The position is on the Sales Activation team and responsible for the Levi Strauss Americas (LSA) commercial teams ability to effectively sell Levi’s®, Dockers®, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ and Denizen® wholesale products. The focus will be in New York but the person will also support events across the region.

The Event Specialist is a support role to deliver a high standard of customer service and event coordination.  Candidates must have at least three years of experience in events and/or hospitality, but also have a passion for the apparel industry. We’re looking for someone that is even-tempered, patient, and extremely tactful but friendly/sociable.  Strong customer service and excellent guest event experience is highly desired.  Candidates must thrive in a fast paced, non-linear, and collaborative team environment. Please possess advanced written and verbal communication skills and be able to work efficiently.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate event deliverables timely and within budget for NY Market Events:

  • Post and troubleshoot daily showroom schedules for customer appointments
  • Greet and expedite customers to their appointments.
  • Coordinate showroom catering for customer meetings.
  • Support Brand teams with their facilities and logistic needs for brand displays
  • Support and troubleshoot showroom meeting needs (AV, room Set Up)
  • Place event collateral and distribute event gifts
  • Support Showroom Specialist with commercial sample line set up at peak times            

Coordinate NY Showroom Models for Sales:

  • Coordinate men’s and women’s model castings and fittings
  • Schedule models for customer meetings based on showroom schedule
  • Estimate total model spend and pay model invoices
  • During NY Market, dress models and expedite into customer meetings as scheduled          

Support Other NY deliverables as needed:

  • Maintain brand asset closets, keeping them orderly
  • Coordinate local, small trade show events with Sr. Manager as needed.
  • Help with other NY events as needed (catering, room set up, building access, etc.)
  • Support other Non-NY based deliverables as needed:
  • Coordinate Event logistics for off-site events as needed, including but not limited to rooming, transportation, event registration, catering.
  • Provide on-site logistics support for other corporate meetings and events (travel required) including room set ups, shipping / transportation, and other banquet services.
  • Process event payments (using SAP for POs and/or Credit Card reimbursement)

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS                 

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a focus in hospitality, marketing or communications.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the meeting, event, hospitality industry or related.
  • Passion for customer service and events a must.  Passion for Apparel industry a plus.
  • CMP accreditation or pursuing CMP preferred.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication and collaboration skills and can work with all levels.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in and interest in using Photoshop and/or InDesign
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new things quickly.
  • Willing to work weekends and early mornings.
  • Travel (15-20%)

Full Time / Salary

Levi Strauss & Co. | New York, NY

Interested candidates should apply through the link below: 

https://levistraussandco.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/US-New-York-New-York-Broadway/Event-Specialist--Commercial-Operations_R-27125

 

Showroom Specialist, Commercial Operations | Levi Strauss & Co.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Showroom Specialist to support and execute samples in our NYC showroom.  The position is on the Sales Activation team and will partner cross-functionally to coordinate commercial samples and allow the Levi Strauss Americas (LSA) commercial teams to effectively sell Levi’s®, Dockers®, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ and Denizen® wholesale products. The candidate will execute samples and support events in the NYC office and other US events as needed. 

The Specialist will bring a high level of organization and accuracy to the execution of NYC showroom samples. Candidate must thrive in a fast paced, non-linear, and collaborative team environment.  It is important for candidates to be highly conscientious, analytical, organized, systematic, accurate, and able to streamline work activities efficiently.  Candidate should also be able to multi-task, follow through, be a self-starter, and have advanced written and verbal communications skills.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Execute NY showroom samples:

  • Process, and maintain 6 sample lines in the NY Showroom for use at US Wholesale Events.
  • Ensure proper receipt of all incoming packages in accordance with established Sample Management and Storage procedures through the use of available inventory control tools.
  • Accurate and timely processing of all samples in accordance with applicable Sample Management Procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate distribution of samples, supplies, packages and accompanying information.
  • Coordinate follow-up on missing packages with outside courier services and sample manager as needed.
  • Borrow any missing samples from home office.
  • Loan, track, and receive back any loaned samples to LSA sales teams as needed.

Support other NY Showroom event components:

  • During NY Market, expedite models into customer meetings as scheduled.
  • Coordinate local, small trade show events with Sr. Manager as needed.
  • Help with other external NY events as needed (catering, room set up, building access, etc.).
  • Support other Non-NY based deliverables as needed:
  • Coordinate Event logistics for off-site events as needed, including but not limited to rooming, transportation, event registration, catering.
  • Process event payments for all events components across the events team (using SAP for POs and/or Credit Card reimbursement)
  • Provide on-site logistics support for other corporate meetings and events (travel required) including room set ups, shipping / transportation, and other banquet services

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a focus in business management.
  • Experience in apparel showrooms handling samples.
  • Organized, detail oriented, problem solving, analytical, and thrives on accuracy.
  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills and Excel Skills.
  • Enjoys a variety of tasks and has excellent tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to streamline work activities efficiently.
  • Flexible, calm, positive, and dynamic.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new things quickly.
  • Passionate about the customer experience and our brands.
  • Travel (15-20%)

Full Time / Salary

Levi Strauss & Co. | New York, NY

Interested candidates should apply through the link below:

https://levistraussandco.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/US-New-York-New-York-Broadway/Showroom-Specialist--Commercial-Operations_R-27123

 

Designer, Sleep/Loungewear | Delta Galil

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Designer will be responsible for the design and merchandise for a branded sleep/loungewear line. Must have the ability to think conceptually; experience with color/print approval, working with overseas facilitates.  Must be well organized and be able to manage design/development on the T&A calendar. Exceptionally good interpersonal skills required to manage licensor/vendor relationships.

 

REPORTS TO: Design Director

DEPARTMENT: D2 Ladies

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Produce clear and detailed technical sketches

·       Maintain key communication with vendors emails regarding the development

·       Review and comment on prints/offs and lab dips

·       Create mood and trend boards

·       Ensure samples are on time 

·       Participating in meetings with trims and fabric agents

·       Maintain current on trends, shop stores/online for new ideas

 

REQUIREMENTS:

·       Bachelor’s degree in design

·       Minimum of 5 years of related experience from a branded company

·       Creative flair and an eye for pattern and color

·       Good presentation skills.    

·       Ability to organize and prioritize your work 

·       Junior market experience is preferred

·       Ability to work fast and independently.  

·       Good time-management skills

·       Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Web PDM

 

Full Time / Salary

 Delta Galil / New York, NY  

Interested candidates should apply via the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=deltagalil&jobId=42888&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Product Development Assistant | Global Brands Group

Overview: Assembles and coordinates the details of the seasonal product development process and helps a cross-functional team that includes Design, Merchandising and Production, to plan, create and execute product lines.

Essential Functions:

Strategy & Innovation

  • Assist in development of seasonal product strategies for category with Design, Merchandising and Production teams, including trend identification, color palette, concept, category, style, costing and pricing; balance key items/fashion/basics; track costing and retail pricing framework to maximize consumer value; record previous best sellers and application in current, trend-appropriate assortments.
  • Review category products as directed to ensure brand cohesiveness.

Operations & Results

  • Track and follow-up on Product Development calendar for optimum operational efficiency; partner with Design, Merchandising Production and Sales to ensure timely delivery of goods.
  • Keep record of departmental, brand, and category production needs to help plan allocation of orders and balance workload among vendors to minimize risk; identify and raise quality and technical issues, where appropriate.
  • Attend and take detailed notes at product review meetings, including edits, board review, pre-costing and post-season reviews, and fittings; track checklist of any or all legal requirements, including placement of goods in approved facilities
  • Track and assist with creation of complete Product Profile Sheets; keep record of shipments, proto and sales samples.

Customers & Relationships

  • Coordinate and track communication and follow-up with internal and external constituents around the world, including customers, suppliers, vendors and licensors, where applicable; assist with problem solving as needed.

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1+ years experience and/or training in product development.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Other skills:

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative.

  • Creativity, sensibility for merchandising and customer needs.

 

 

Full Time / Salary

Global Brands Group, 350 5th Avenue | 6th floor | New York, NY  10118

Interested candidates should send resumes to Jenna Liss at JennaLiss@globalbrandsgroup.com

Production Assistant | Global Brands Group

Overview: Contributes to the seasonal production process by assisting with the placement, execution and follow-up of manufacturing orders and by ensuring the timely delivery of quality, profitable goods.

Essential Functions:

Strategy & Innovation

  • Research and coordinate raw materials and trims for approval.

Operations and Results

  • Partner with Design and Merchandising to ensure timely execution of product development calendar.
  • Enter and maintain updates for each style in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives; perform daily tracking of goods on order, in progress (WIP) and in-transit to ensure timely delivery according to development calendar; create and distribute production status report; follow-up with vendors, factories and design/merchandising as needed.
  • Partner with merchandisers to confirm accuracy of size breaks, tickets, and item information in PLM system; enter data into approved vendor matrix, with costing and production capacity portfolio.
  • Create, revise, input and maintain production orders and monitor transmission to factories; file and maintain records of purchase orders (POs); receive and track all pre-production samples and stock deliveries.
  • Maintain fabric/trim library, in partnership with Design; maintain product development logs, trim inventory/liability inventory, and production archives library; track non-compliance/claims chargebacks with vendors, where appropriate.
  • Observe and assist with fit process; keep detailed notes; adhere to and enforce production standards set by GBG.
  • Provide general administrative support to the team as needed.

Customers & Relationships

  • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.       

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1 - 3 years experience in apparel production and sourcing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, CAD and Mac computers.    
  •  Basic knowledge of garment manufacturing, including construction, fabrication, trim and print techniques.                   

Other skills:

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented and meticulous.

  • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising/design.

Full Time / Salary

Global Brands Group, 350 5th Avenue | 6th floor | New York, NY  10118

Interested candidates should send resumes to Jenna Liss at JennaLiss@globalbrandsgroup.com

Assistant Merchandiser | Global Brands Groups

Overview: Supports the Merchandiser in the seasonal merchandising process, from concept to delivery, by coordinating fresh, trend-appropriate assortments that meet customer needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process.

Essential Functions:

Strategy & Innovation

  •  Assist with assortment plans for merchandise category and channel, by delivery; update and maintain seasonal line lists, including style numbers, pricing, brand, delivery and customer, where appropriate.
  • Perform analysis, as directed, on product performance, market conditions and feedback from customers; contribute to regular reports for Director of Merchandising and VP; identify and suggest opportunities based on analysis.

Operations & Results

  •  Assist Merchandiser in coordinating with design, production and sales to ensure adherence to time-and-action calendar and timely delivery of goods; identify and track quality and technical issues and raise to Merchandiser.
  • Assist in presentation of line to supervisors; attend and keep detailed notes of review meetings, including edits, board review, pre-costing, line reviews, adoption and post-season reviews.

Customers & Relationships

  •  Assist in communication and follow-up with internal and external constituents around the world, including customers, suppliers, vendors and licensors, where applicable; take direction to perform problem solving tasks as needed.
  • Assist Merchandiser and sales to merchandise and style showroom; take direction from Merchandiser and brand management, where applicable, on follow-up for in-store collateral needs.

Leadership & Teams

  •  Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.                  

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 1 - 3 years experience and/or training in merchandising or buying.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Other skills:

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative.
  • Creativity, sensibility for merchandising and customer needs.

Full Time / Salary

Global Brands Group, 350 5th Avenue | 6th floor | New York, NY  10118

Interested candidates should send resumes to Jenna Liss at JennaLiss@globalbrandsgroup.com

Sales Assistant | Global Brands Group

Overview: Supports the execution of strategies set by the Vice President of Sales by performing general sales activities including follow-up and customer service, in order to maximize sales and margins, support and promote the brand(s), where appropriate, and maintain optimal relationships with customers. 

Essential Functions:

Strategy & Innovation

  • Develop and maintain tracking sheets to monitor and analyze sales by style and by customer on a weekly basis; analyze customer purchase histories and current sales records to identify sales trends and suggest potential actions to account executives.

Operations & Results

  • Track and update regularly the status of POs, shipments, inventories and ATS; accept, input, track and follow-up on orders in the system.
  • Coordinate preparation of showroom for market; track and manage current and past season samples; coordinate distribution of marketing, PR and licensor samples.
  • Contribute to and create presentations and line sheets for market by classification, materials, colors and deliveries; keep updated and maintain archive; manage the showroom calendar.
  • Assist with general duties including team expenses and supplies.

Customers & Relationships

  • Partner with internal customers and colleagues including production, operations, imports, and shipping to ensure timely delivery of goods.

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • 1-3 years related experience and/or training in wholesale apparel sales.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; familiarity with SAP a plus.       

Other skills:

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented and outgoing.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented and meticulous.          

Full Time / Salary

Global Brands Group, 350 5th Avenue | 6th floor | New York, NY  10118

Interested candidates should send resumes to Jenna Liss at JennaLiss@globalbrandsgroup.com

Assistant Designer | Global Brands Group

Overview: Supports the Designer(s) in the seasonal design development process, from concept to delivery, by contributing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process.    

Essential Functions: 

Strategy & Innovation

  • Assist and take direction from Designer(s) and Senior Designer(s) for preliminary design research, including competitive analysis; pull fabrics, develop concepts, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, and inspirational photos.
  • Assist in development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment.

Operations & Results

  • Track design schedule to ensure timely execution of product development calendar.
  • Support Designer(s) in creating Illustrator sketches; assist in preparation of specification sheets; prepare designs for line review; prepare line sheets and update as necessary.
  • Maintain product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library; maintain designs in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives.
  • Research and coordinate raw materials and trims for approval; maintain fabric/trim library.
  • Review lab dips with Designer(s) and Senior Designer(s); coordinate print and graphics where appropriate; observe and assist with fit process; keep detailed notes.

Customers & Relationships

  • Follow-up with internal customers and partners including technical design and production; facilitate inter office communication.
  • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers.

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.          

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in fashion design.
  • 1 plus years related experience and/or training in apparel. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products and Mac computers; knowledge of CAD preferable. 
  • Basic knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim.                                   

Other skills:

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative.

Full Time / Salary

Global Brands Group, 350 5th Avenue | 6th floor | New York, NY  10118

Interested candidates should send resumes to Jenna Liss at JennaLiss@globalbrandsgroup.com

Assistant Manager - National Accounts | Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc.

Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc., is seeking an Assistant Manager - National Accounts, for a full-time job opportunity in Torrance, CA.  The position is responsible for applying management and administrative skills to assist NA VP’s to achieve the goals of sales and service for designated customer base with the efficient use of personnel and quick resolution of problems.

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