New York City’s top Apparel Executive Search Firm is located in the Heart of Manhattan’s Fashion district, representing some of the finest names in the industry. With over 28 years recruitment experience, we believe in the power of building relationships.
A BRIEF HISTORY
For over 28 years, Todd Wayne, president and owner of Jessilyn Personnel, has been the driving force behind our firm. Prior to founding Jessilyn, Todd spent 15 years running a family apparel business affording him a unique perspective into the intricacies of the fashion industry.
From the beginning, the philosophy and foundation of our firm has focused on partnership. Building relationships with, and between, our clients and applicants. This has kept our company thriving and why we are located on 34th Street in the heart of the fashion industry, consistently delivering top candidates to our clientele.
The staff of Jessilyn Personnel conducts an in-depth interview with all of our candidates with every portfolio thoroughly is assessed. We make sure our applicants are qualified before we present them to our clients.
Jessilyn's applicant database is over 700,000 strong. We partner directly with your Human Resources Department to help them find candidates who will meet their specific needs.
DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DONT COME FROM APPAREL / FASHION BACKGROUND
Beautiful 40 Year old, Multi-Line Moderate dress manufacturer, they sell to companies like Jc Penny, Marshalls, Tjmax and they are based in Midtown Manhattan. Company is looking for a full time Assistant Controller
Responsibilities and Duties:
Factoring knowledge helpful
· Directly responsible for monthly journal entries and closing.
· Conduct Monthly bank, factor reconciliations and balance sheets.
· Year end closings
· Invoice approvals
· Commercial rent & sales tax
· Point person / Communication with outside auditors
· Review and maintain Commercial, Medical & Dental insurance annual renewals.
· Maintain perpetual files
· Prepare and process wire payments.
· Credit card approvals
· Helpful Peachtree software experience.
· Proficient with MS OFFICE (Microsoft, Word, Excel, Outlook)
Qualifications and Skills
Applicant must have 10+ Years Experience in Apparel Industry & Software
Apparel Better Women Dress MFG looking for a Dir. of Source, You will be Based in NYC, 6th Ave 37th St this position is an on-site position you will travel to Factories in Vietnam & Indonesia, You must know how to cost, and do time & action calendar, some Sewing knowledge and machinery knowledge . Work directly with Owners and account manager. You will be placing better women's Dresses, sportswear, cut and sew knits. garments in factories and you will be working on Branded and Private label programs you must be able to Source Factories,
Negotiates the best costs without compromising the brand’s quality or on-time deliveries.
Manages the relationship with vendors and mills, spearheading the negotiation and final price confirmation, garment details, factory allocation, and delivery.
Works with the Director of Sourcing or Sr. Manager to build long term vendor partnerships and alliances as required, cultivating the brand’s relationship worldwide.
Manages all pre-costing activities and supports the negotiations with mills, as appropriate, and suppliers for deliver targeted product costs and delivery requirements.
Develops fabric and production capacity reservations and liabilities ensuring the consumption or resolution of outstanding liabilities to minimize financial exposure.
Develops and executes the development and communication of seasonal time and action calendars for the business and ensures teams are in compliance to required dates.
Works with partners in merchandising and planning to adhere to required call dates for all vendor/product forecasts or projections securing supplier and mill capacities to deliver margin and delivery targets. Implements and regulates production policy and standard operating processes across vendor base.
Supports corporate social compliance, quota, and embargo issues, as they arise.
Ensures quick resolution of product related issues with appropriate Merchant, Technical Design and / or Designer/Product Development.
Defines and monitors all vendor chargeback’s and / or discount details.
Recommends and leads the opportunities to improve the efficiency and/or effectiveness of the sourcing organization and process.
5 years experience working with overseas vendors.
Solid knowledge of Manufacturing and Costing.
Working knowledge of technical requirements related to testing of fabric, trims, and garments.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel, email, and production tracking software, i.e. Gerber or PDS. Ability to travel internationally up to 30% of the time.
Our client is a contemporary better Womenswear Cashmere and Knits house. Their product ranges from cashmere and knit tops and knit dresses. The company was founded in 2001 with a gross revenue of over $100 million. Their corporate office is located in Midtown Manhattan with over 50 employees.Their product are produced internationally and a privately held corporation. Their sales are being distributed in better department store across the country.
We are searching for a DATA ENTRY/ EDI ASSISTANT to assist the Logistic department.
Jessilyn Personnel is searching for a full-time Recruiter!!
We are only looking for some one that come out of the fashion Industry
We am looking for a Recruiter that has there Pulse on TD's, Designers, Fabric, Trim, Production, QC, QA, CAD, Sample Rooms, Product Dev. ETC.
· New Business Development
· · Budget to Luxury Fashion Markets
· Building Strong relationships
· Extensive network/contact lists within the industry and Referral Networks
· Manage sourcing and recruitment for all open positions Wholesale & Retail Markets including permanent / temporary positions
· Create /develop and manage relationships with clients.
· Provide an expert level of knowledge to attract and move candidates through an efficient lifecycle including, but not limited to, sourcing, screening, direct cold calling, qualifying, giving feedback, setting expectations, networking and negotiating and closing all offers
Sexy lingerie company, similar to Frederick's of Hollywood, is looking for a sales person. This company is 45 years old, well stablished. They have a $35million business they want a salespersonthat knows the buyers and has strong knowledge. they want to get to companies like Walmart, Costco, Bj's, The big box stores.
Company is willing to provide a healthy salary, comissions and perks.
Please only apply if you have lingerie background / fashion experience.
Jessilyn Personnel a Fast paced boutique executive search firm in the Fashion industry is looking for an energetic, resourceful, efficient, office administrative assistant with experience in apparel to work 2- 3 times a week in office. This candidate must think outside of the box and have excellent computer skills.
Office Administrative Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Ability to work in a face paced environment
Have great follow up skills
Answering incoming phone calls, ability to articulate well and have good phone etiquette.
Conduct email correspondence
Follow up with daily emails and reminders – very important –
Prepare materials for weekly meetings
In charge of setting up calendar interviews, Skype meetings, and phone calls
Assist in posting/updating job description on company websites and affiliated platforms
Heavy note taking skills
Order office supplies when needed
Filing paperwork, folders, faxing/copying documents when necessary
Must be detail oriented and organized.
Must have experience on Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite
Women's, Men's Children'swear Swimswear manufacturer based in NYC manufacturing high quality product globally is looking for a strong candidate to manage all swimwear production functions; development through bulk shipment to the warehouse.
Partner with Pre-production and Production teams to allocate programs and evaluate sample development strategies.
Serve as key communicator with all off shore factories.
Communicate seasonal plans to each factory.
Discuss aesthetic details of all programs. Issue proto and sample requests.
Alert factories to changes to the line.
Abide by development calendar guidelines.
Alert Product Development Director of calendar issues and partner with them to problem solve and adjust calendar as needed.
Create and maintain seasonal tracking reports.
Track proto status with factories.
Track off shore sample orders, Track 1st set of samples for showroom presentations.
Have a clear understanding of development and sampling needs. Initiate and maintain yardage ordering guides for the R&D team.
Collaborate with the fabric and trim area to keep track of raw materials status for protos and sampling.
Major Ladies Outerwear manufacturer looking for a Production Coordinator Freelancer,someone smart and fast learner, capable to grab information and put information in the system. Our Client is located in Broadway and 40th st. their product goes from Jackets, Coats, Woven to polyester. They Manufacture in China, Indonesia and Vietnam and sell to JcPenney, Walmart, Costco, Tjmax etc.
Womenswear manufacturer, daywear, loungewear is looking for a Production Coordinator.
Major Ladies Outerwear manufacturer looking for a Production Coordinator. Our Client is located in Broadway and 40th st. their product goes from Jackets, Coats, Woven to polyester. They Manufacture in China, Indonesia and Vietnam and sell to JcPenney, Walmart, Costco, Tjmax etc.
Must have Outerwear experience
Hang with companies like, The North Face, Levy group, hermen K, Amerex.
Communicate with all factories/vendors and accounts in order to stay up to date on deliveries and any changes.
Manage labels and tickets approval process.
Troubleshoot any issues that may arise during production process.
Coordinate shipments and track production orders to maintain timely delivery.
Manage and maintain style and purchase order creation process.
Assist the tracking of audits, lab testing and inspection for various accounts (Costco, Walmart, BJ’s account experience a plus)
Position is Fulltime in office please dont apply if you are looking for a remote opportunity
We are seeking a Technical Designer to join our team to help manage and support our continued growth. This role will intimately work with the CEO and the Design and Production team to coordinate and distribute the communication of fit comments and consistent prototype stage development between vendors and internal departments. The position must be able to perform the below mentioned technical design related tasks. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
5+ years related experience in Technical Design, Pattern-making and garment construction knowledge
Partner with the CEO and Designer to create and develop tech packs with specs and construction details for all seasonal line-up approved styles mainly including but not limited to RTW, Swim, and Accessories
Digitally build CADS/flat sketches for all approved styles with design team
Collaborate with Designer to mock up physical sew-by using in office samples and garments to achieve and physically illustrate initial fit spec of sketched garment
Prepare for and conduct fittings to record with photos and logging all necessary fit comments while consolidating with Design team to ensure all garment construction of spec, quality, and workmanship
Lead and maintain communication with all vendors and factories regarding fit comments of tech packs and garment corrections to track and prioritize timely sample flow and making sure all deadlines are met
Maintain & oversee seasonal racks
Interact proactively with Design and Production during pre-production stages to cross-functionally approving release to market and ensuring all grading charts are accurate and delivery times are met
Revise and update all internal seasonal line sheets and charts with tracked logging of all tech packs/corrections/sew-bys sent
Maintain and consistently update shared drive folders of tech packs and corrections
Must be based in New York
Degree in Technical Design, or Patternmaking preferred
5+ years related experience in Technical Design, Patternmaking and garment construction knowledge
Ability to work with a broad range of fabrics and identify fabric technology such as cut+sew, soft wovens, tailoring
Sewing skills: ability to work basic sewing/pressing equipment
Experienced proficiency and strong working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, and Outlook required.
Highly organized, with strong written and verbal communication required. Strong time management skills
Familiarity and understanding of the brand, consumer and market
Swimwear Beachwear Woman’s, Men’s & Kids Manufacturer seek Swimwear Technical Designer in office 5 days a week
Responsible for completing accurate technical packages and ensuring they are sent to vendors on time
Develop comprehensive graded specs; help determine grade tables and tolerances
Fill out specification sheets to send overseas makers for production, including grading
Work closely with buyers, account managers, designers and patternmakers to ensure proper fit of swimwear on live model or mannequin; inspect construction/workmanship
Provide detailed evaluation for each fit sample which may include pattern corrections, sketches, photos and fit comments to agents/vendors Ensuring swimwear meets quality standards throughout production process
Communicate daily with international vendors and agents
Prioritize workload to ensure deadlines are met Organized and reliable;
team player Ability to express ideas clearly both orally and in writing Strong swimwear construction, patternmaking, QC and basic grading knowledge