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Jessilyn Personnel is an apparel executive search firm based on Fashion Avenue in New York City.

Jobs

Filling full-time permanent and freelance positions and representing the finest names in the fashion industry.

Job Title Location Salary Job # More
ASSISTANT PATTERNMAKER RUNWAY / COLLECTION ALL LOCATION 65-70k 8021 Info
ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan 60k 7994 Info
ASSOCIATE SALES REP Manhattan 80-110K 8011 Info
BOOKKEEPER Manhattan 85k - 95k 8020 Info
CANNABIS GRAPHIC ARTIST Manhattan $$ 8004 Info
CHEERLEADERING DESIGNER Pennsylvania 8018 Info
Dominican Republic QC DOMINICAN REPUBLIC $ 7908 Info
DRESSMAKER New Jersey $25 - $27 7974 Info
EDI DATA ENTRY Manhattan $42-50K 7673 Info
Fashion Recruiter HR Manhattan TBD 7473 Info
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER Manhattan $$ 8002 Info
LARGE SIZE PATTERNMAKER Manhattan 100k - 140k 7981 Info
ORDER PROCESSING / ALLOCATION ANALYST NEW JERSEY SECAUCUS New Jersey 80k - 110k 8019 Info
PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Manhattan $$ 7471 Info
PATTERNMAKER Manhattan $ 7984 Info
PATTERNMAKER BRIDAL/ EVENINGWEAR GOWN/ FREELANCE New Jersey $$ 7991 Info
PLANNING ANALYST: Manhattan 8014 Info
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Manhattan 50-60K 7485 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Manhattan 65K 75K 8013 Info
PRODUCTION MANAGER Manhattan 110 - 120k 8022 Info
PRODUCTION MANAGER SWIMWEAR Manhattan 110-120 8023 Info
QUALITY CONTROL / TAILOR ALL LOCATION 85K - 100K 8017 Info
SAMPLEMAKER SEAMSTRESS BRIDAL/EVENINGWEAR. RUTHERFORD NJ New Jersey $23 - $26/hr 7932 Info
SAMPLEMAKER/ JACKETS & OUTERWEAR Manhattan $30hr. 7985 Info
SWEATER DESIGNER Manhattan 100- 135K 8012 Info
TAILOR / MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT $$$ Miami, Florida $$$ 8009 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGNER SOFT TOP SPORTSWEAR JACKETS Manhattan 75-80k 7976 Info
WHOLESALE + ECOMM SALES MANAGER Manhattan 65-80k 7996 Info

Jessilyn Personnel

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.

PROCESS

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.

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Contact Us

Jessilyn Personnel Inc.

tel: 212 947 3400

fax: 212 247 0035

450 7th Avenue, Suite 2206

New York, New York 10123

Exclusively recruiting apparel's very best and representing the finest names in fashion.

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ASSISTANT PATTERNMAKER RUNWAY / COLLECTION


Location: ALL LOCATION

Salary: 65-70k

Job#: 8021

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

ASSISTANT PATTERNMAKER RUNWAY / COLLECTION

 Assistant Patternmaker Runway & Collection 

Asst the VP of the Atelier and work on Ready to Wear and Bridal Collection

You must be able to drape and make 1st Patterns you must come from a Designer Market, or Couture Market 

You must have a Fashion Education     

This position is in midtown Manhattan around 40th st 6th Ave  

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ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 60k

Job#: 7994

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

SPEC TECH entry level (2-3 years experience)

Amazing dressmanufacturer located in Midtown Manhattan is looking for a Spec Tech. Lots of room for growth.

Candidated will work under an excellent mentor and teacher!

 

Requirements:

2-3 year experience

Basic knowledge of garment construction, draping and/or patternmaking

Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task in a deadline orientated work environment

Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication

Knowledge of Microsoft applications, Adobe Photoshop

 Please proved a sample Tech Pack with resume** 

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ASSOCIATE SALES REP


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 80-110K

Job#: 8011

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Womenswear manufacturer, daywear, loungewear is looking for an associate sales person.

Candidate Must have Retail link experience- Walmart.

Salary is Between 80-110k.

Position is located in Midtown Manhattan.

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BOOKKEEPER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 85k - 95k

Job#: 8020

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

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 Bookkeeper.

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

·        Proficient with Peachtree software

·        Proficient with MS OFFICE (Microsoft, Word, Excel, Outlook)

Qualifications and Skills

Applicant must have 10+ Years Experience in Apparel Industry & Software

Job Type: Full-time

 

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CANNABIS GRAPHIC ARTIST


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 8004

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Cannabis Graphic artist, looking for someone very creative in the Cannabis world for Digital social media ads.

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CHEERLEADERING DESIGNER


Location: Pennsylvania

Salary:

Job#: 8018

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Job Overview:

The Cheerleading (Cheer) Designer designs and assists in the production of cheerleading apparel while identifying trends, styles, fabrics, colors, prints and embellishments for collections.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Requirements & Qualifications:

We offer competitive wages and exceptional benefits including: paid time off, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, life/accident/disability insurance, pet insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Employer-sponsored Health Savings Account (HSA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K match, employee discounts, cool fun events and more!

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Dominican Republic QC


Location: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Salary: $

Job#: 7908

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Better sport Manufacturer  is looking for a QA/ QC person in Dominican Republic.

Requirements:

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DRESSMAKER


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $25 - $27

Job#: 7974

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

We currently have a job opening for a Bridal sample maker. This is a full time opportunity based in Rutherford, New Jersey. If you or someone you know who is interested, please contact me at  Thank you!

212-947-3400.

Maria Trejo

 

Our client is looking for a Bridal Samplemaker.

MUST KNOW HOW TO DRAPE

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EDI DATA ENTRY


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $42-50K

Job#: 7673

Recruiter: brian pa


Description:

 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.

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Fashion Recruiter HR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: TBD

Job#: 7473

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

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  

·         Wholesale-Retail

·         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

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FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 8002

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

Looking for a young, edgy, grungy sofisticated street driven, very creative, Cannabis thinking Graphic artist to help on website, Instagram/Social Media.

Please sedn Jpgs of work, resume and hourly rate.

 

 

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LARGE SIZE PATTERNMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100k - 140k

Job#: 7981

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a Jackets, Dresses, Sportswear manufacturer looking for a Patternmaker with Plus Sized garments experience

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ORDER PROCESSING / ALLOCATION ANALYST NEW JERSEY SECAUCUS


Location: New Jersey

Salary: 80k - 110k

Job#: 8019

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Order Processing / Allocation Analyst  (You Have to come from Apparel Big box store background, and be located in New Jersey, otherwise please do not apply)

Established Apparel company is looking for an experienced customer order management personnel. The individual must be detailed oriented with strong research and analytical skills.

Job Requirements:

This individual will be responsible for the workflow of order management, allocation, and picking.

Must be a self - starter, a fast learner, and be able to work independently.

Candidate must have skilled knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word.

Candidate must have experience working with all major US retailers i.e. Walmart, TJ Maxx, Nordstrom etc.

Should possess strong organizational skills and pay attention to details.

Duties:

Sales order entry, allocation, managing shipping process.

Experience in EDI Order Processing

Knowledge of ERP – Exenta / Simparel or Blue Cherry is a big plus

Skills Required for Order Processing

Minimum 4 - 5 years’ experience required in order processing in apparel business

Strong verbal and written communication skills along with high personal integrity and energy

Ability to learn quickly regarding company and work independently in a fast-paced environment

Ability to analyze and define business problems and develop solutions

Ability to work towards company goals and a team player

Market competitive salary based on experience/skills

Excellent Benefit package Health benefit, 401K, paid vacation, bonus plan

On Job Training will be provided

Full-time position.

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PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$

Job#: 7471

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

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:

 

*Will be trained in other office systems

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PATTERNMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $

Job#: 7984

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Patternmaker

- Create pattern and grading for different styles and product categories that includes Sportswear, Outerwear, Knits and Functional

- Communicate and resolve all pattern issues from development to final sample

- Inspect finished samples to ensure pattern and spec accuracy

- Keep the pattern archives updated and organized

- Assist Lead Creative Pattern Maker

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PATTERNMAKER BRIDAL/ EVENINGWEAR GOWN/ FREELANCE


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $$

Job#: 7991

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

High end Bridal Studio is presently in search for a patternmaker Bridal/eveningwear in Rutherford NJ.

Location Very easy to get to: Train station is right down the street and gets to Port Authority.

Candidate must have gerber experience.

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PLANNING ANALYST:


Location: Manhattan

Salary:

Job#: 8014

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a leading NYC based manufacturer of Private Label and Branded Apparel. They are seeking a confident, self-independent and motivated Junior Planning Analyst

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Planning role will be focused on the client’s Ecommerce and Store business. Are you an eager self-starter who loves using data analytics and consumer insights to help make critical decisions that drive sales through accuracy in inventory planning and replenishment programs? If so, this could be a perfect job for you!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PLANNING ANALYST:

● Prepare daily/weekly/monthly sales, inventory and replenishment reports, and other ad hoc business recaps to support the team

● Create and manage style, category, size, and other various level selling reports needed for the planning function

● Analyze store level business and inventory flow, to drive sales, improve in-stock and optimize turn

● Create Ladder plan and developing strategic unit/financial plans for the management team

● Formulate business strategies using historical and current trend analysis

● Identify sales and profit opportunities/liabilities and make recommendations to the department

● Research and resolve issues related to purchasing orders, shipments, and sales

● Support cross functional teams with weekly reporting to support sales and inventory position

● Create advanced Access queries and macros to data-mine and analyze retail data (preferred)Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, best practices and to develop systems knowledge

● Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, best practices and to develop systems knowledge

● Manage to monthly BOM targets, provide recommendations and actions to hit the plan

● Manage in-season inventory and flow to support sales trends

 

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE PLANNING ANALYST

● The Planner roles will require excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability work productively in a team setting

● Self-starter and able to work independently with no supervision

● Excellent problem solving, analytical and math skills; detail-oriented

● Comfort with learning new systems, including company proprietary systems and Walmart retail systems

● Strong Excel, PowerPoint & Access skills for analysis and reporting

● Ability to analyze information and make data-based recommendations

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50-60K

Job#: 7485

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Bridal studio is looking for an entry level production assistant.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65K 75K

Job#: 8013

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

Womenswear manufacturer, daywear, loungewear is looking for a Production Coordinator

 Must Have experience with Big Box stores like Walmart, JC-Penny- Nordstrom- Tj Maxx.

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PRODUCTION MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 110 - 120k

Job#: 8022

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

PRODUCTION MANAGER:

 Fast-growing, women’s contemporary brand based in NYC manufacturing high quality product globally is looking for a strong candidate to manage all production functions; development through bulk shipment to the warehouse.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Serve as primary contact for all production vendors

• Management and execution of pre-production, and production calendar

• Production allocation

• Fit approval process first fits through TOP.

• Costing – negotiating, confirming costs with vendors as well as management of costing reports

• On-time delivery of production

• Trouble-shoot and problem solve as needed

• Sourcing of new suppliers as needed

• Manage in-house quality assurance process to ensure all products meet brand’s quality standards.

Skills & Qualifications

• The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years’ experience managing both domestic and import production. They will have hands-on knowledge of pattern making, marking, grading, fittings, cut tickets, quality control and communication with factories.

• Self-starter

• Organized

• Sense of urgency

• Resourceful; Problem solver

• A leader and a team player

• Strong management skills

• Outstanding written and oral communication skills

• Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing and growing environment

• Fluency with Microsoft Excel, Google Docs, Apparel Magic, Net suit

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PRODUCTION MANAGER SWIMWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 110-120

Job#: 8023

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

PRODUCTION MANAGER:

 Women's, Men's Children'swear contemporary Sportswear  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.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Serve as primary contact for all production vendors

• Management and execution of pre-production, and production calendar

• Production allocation

• Fit approval process first fits through TOP.

• Costing – negotiating, confirming costs with vendors as well as management of costing reports

• On-time delivery of production

• Trouble-shoot and problem solve as needed

• Sourcing of new suppliers as needed

• Manage in-house quality assurance process to ensure all products meet brand’s quality standards.

Skills & Qualifications

• The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years’ experience managing both domestic and import production. They will have hands-on knowledge of pattern making, marking, grading, fittings, cut tickets, quality control and communication with factories.

• Self-starter

• Organized

• Sense of urgency

• Resourceful; Problem solver

• A leader and a team player

• Strong management skills

• Outstanding written and oral communication skills

• Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing and growing environment

• Fluency with Microsoft Excel, Google Docs, Apparel Magic, Net suit

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QUALITY CONTROL / TAILOR


Location: ALL LOCATION

Salary: 85K - 100K

Job#: 8017

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

Local Factory on 38th st is looking for a QC person,

(Bilingual Chinese helpful)

Requirements:

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SAMPLEMAKER SEAMSTRESS BRIDAL/EVENINGWEAR. RUTHERFORD NJ


Location: New Jersey

Salary: $23 - $26/hr

Job#: 7932

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

High end Bridal Studio is presently in search for a Samplemaker Seamstress Bridal/eveningwear in Rutherford NJ.

Location Very easy to get to: Train station is right down the street and gets to Port Authority.

MUST KNOW HOW TO DRAPE.

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SAMPLEMAKER/ JACKETS & OUTERWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $30hr.

Job#: 7985

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

 

Sewer Freelance 

- Expert in sewing bottom weights and/or leathers

- Operates industrial sewing machines to construct samples based on direction and pattern

- An eye for detail and quality craftsmanship

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SWEATER DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100- 135K

Job#: 8012

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

Sweater designer that has experience with big box stores (Walmart, Nordstrom, costco)

Photoshop

Illustrator

All samples development.

Work with factories in China.

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TAILOR / MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT $$$


Location: Miami, Florida

Salary: $$$

Job#: 8009

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

One of the leading brands of couture RTW designers is looking for a tailor in the Miami Design Dsitrict.

Relocation may be offered for outstanding candidate.

 

 

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TECHNICAL DESIGNER SOFT TOP SPORTSWEAR JACKETS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 75-80k

Job#: 7976

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

We are looking for a Technical Designer who is well rounded in softs and tailoring in jackets with specialty experience.

You are going to work with customer’s technical department for all fitting and patterns. Key responsibilities including following:

 

Assisting the Technical Designer Dir and work with production

Work on fitting and patterns, communicate with vendors, customer and inspector overseas

Analyzing with the Designers, product team and factories to resolve any technical designer issues

Spec all garments before submitting to customer, conduct fit meetings and determine if any adjustments are needed

Prepare sketches, photos, sample mock-ups as needed send to factories

Measure pattern tracing send by customer according to spec measurement, confirmation records, etc. other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree in pattern making or related field

5+ years in technical role

Computer skills( Gerber system, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop)

Knowledge of sewing techniques

Excellent communication skills

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WHOLESALE + ECOMM SALES MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-80k

Job#: 7996

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

WHOLESALE + ECOMM SALES MANAGER

The Sales Manager will oversee our International and Domestic Wholesale & E-commerce business. The ideal candidate prioritizes the customer and has an entrepreneurial spirit, is creative, and willing to think outside the box and do what it takes to help the brand continue to grow. This role is based in New York City.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

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