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

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

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ASSISTANT DESIGNER \ URBAN - YOUNG MEN'S OR BOY'S APPAREL Manhattan 45-50K 7617 Info
ASSISTANT DESIGNER/ MISSY & JUNIOR'S APPAREL Manhattan 35-45K 7626 Info
ASSISTANT PATTERNMAKER RUNWAY / COLLECTION Manhattan OPEN 7571 Info
ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan 55k 7563 Info
ASSOCIATE DESIGNER / NB & INFANTS / BOYS & GIRLS BROOKLYN, NY 60-65K 7592 Info
ASSOCIATE DESIGNER/ MISSY & JUNIOR APPAREL Manhattan 50-65K 7627 Info
ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL DESIGNER / DRESSES Manhattan 55K 7624 Info
ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL DESIGNER FULL FASHION SWEATERS/KNITS Manhattan 65K 7634 Info
CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSOCIATE Manhattan 45-50K 7632 Info
DESIGNER / NEWBORN, INFANT & TODDLER BROOKLYN, NY 70-85K 7633 Info
DESIGNER RTW Manhattan 70-85K 7583 Info
E-COMMERCE OPERATIONS ASSISTANT Manhattan 45K 7618 Info
E-COMMERCE OPERATIONS MANAGER PART TIME/FREELANCE Manhattan OPEN 7619 Info
EDI COORDINATOR Manhattan 52K 7585 Info
EDI COORDINATOR Manhattan 50-60K 7545 Info
EDI MANAGER Manhattan 90-125K 7588 Info
FITTER BRIDAL DRESSES Manhattan $25/HR 6244 Info
FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER Manhattan $30/HR 7612 Info
FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER/ MENSWEAR Manhattan $25-30/HR 6221 Info
GRAPHIC DESIGNER Fort Lee, NJ 40-45K 7599 Info
JUNIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER / LADIES INTIMATES Manhattan 50K 7631 Info
LAMP GLASS/ GLASS BLOWER/ DESIGNER Manhattan OPEN 7606 Info
OUTERWEAR / JACKETS SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER Manhattan $100-125k 7572 Info
PIECED GOOD TEMP Manhattan $20-25/HR 7630 Info
PRINT CAD DESIGNER/ NED GRAPHICS Manhattan 70-80K 7590 Info
PRODUCT MANAGER - DENIM & TWILL EXPERIENCE ONLY Manhattan 80-90K 7628 Info
PRODUCT MANAGER/ TWILL & DENIM EXPERIENCE ONLY Manhattan 80-90K 7629 Info
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT BILINGUAL CHINESE Manhattan 35K 7593 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/NJ/BILINGUAL KOREAN Fort Lee, NJ 40-45K 7600 Info
PRODUCTION MANAGER - WOMEN'S ACTIVE/ SPORTSWEAR Manhattan 150-175K 7549 Info
PRODUCTION/ SOURCING MANAGER - UNDERWEAR/ UNDERGARMENT Manhattan 90-110K 7548 Info
SALES EXECUTIVE CHILDRENS BROOKLYN, NY 150k 7568 Info
SALESPERSON / LUXURY LEATHER ACCESSORY Manhattan OPEN 7610 Info
SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE KNITS AND SWEATERS Manhattan 100k + 7615 Info
SENIOR DESIGNER RTW Manhattan 90-125K 7584 Info
SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER/ DRESSES, WOVEN TOPS & KNIT TOPS Manhattan 90-125k 7625 Info
SHOWROOM SALES ASSISTANT Manhattan 35-45K 7603 Info
SHOWROOM SALES ASSISTANT Manhattan 40-45K 7565 Info
SR SALES EXECUTIVE BETTER WOMANS SPORTSWEAR Manhattan OPEN 7576 Info
TAILOR / MENSWEAR Manhattan $35/HR 7607 Info
TECHNICAL DESIGNER NEWBORN / INFANT BROOKLYN, NY 75-90K 7635 Info
VP OF TECHNICAL SERVICES / PAID RELOCATION TO NEW YORK Manhattan 300K ++++ 7582 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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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 DESIGNER \ URBAN - YOUNG MEN'S OR BOY'S APPAREL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45-50K

Job#: 7617

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Urban/ Streetwear Apparel Manufacturer is looking for an assistant designer.

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ASSISTANT DESIGNER/ MISSY & JUNIOR'S APPAREL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 35-45K

Job#: 7626

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Contemporary Fashion Company is seeking an assistant designer.

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ASSISTANT PATTERNMAKER RUNWAY / COLLECTION


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7571

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

ASSISTANT PATTERNMAKER RUNWAY/COLLECTION

Nothing better than having a MENTOR to teach you the mastering art of Patternmaking at the highest collection level. You will be working in the runway and the celebrity division for the best patternmakers in New York as their assistant.  

Our client is an American luxury fashion company that produces women’s, men’s and accessories and showcases their collection lines twice a year during New York Fashion Week. The company, which is publicly traded, has been in business for over 75 years with an annual revenue of over 4.5 billion dollars. The corporate office is based in New York City with over 1,000 directly owned and operated retail stores worldwide. With over 10,000 employees, their product is being manufactured globally. They sell to luxury department stores and boutiques with retail price points between $150 and $3,300.

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ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 55k

Job#: 7563

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is a privately held moderate to better dress manufacturer with a corporate office located in Midtown Manhattan.  Their 4 divisions range from traditional, special occasion, fun contemporary and trendy dresses. They have been established since 1985 with an annual revenue of 50 million dollars and approximately 50 employees. Their price points range from $50 to $100. Their product is manufactured internationally and distribute to major department stores, specialty chains and boutiques. They have also expanded internationally to Canada, South America and Europe.

Job Description for ASSISSTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER

 

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ASSOCIATE DESIGNER / NB & INFANTS / BOYS & GIRLS


Location: BROOKLYN, NY

Salary: 60-65K

Job#: 7592

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

 Well established childrenswear company is seeking an Associate Designer to work on newborn/ infants’ apparel for boys & girls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ASSOCIATE DESIGNER/ MISSY & JUNIOR APPAREL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50-65K

Job#: 7627

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Contemporary Fashion Company is seeking an associate designer.

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ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL DESIGNER / DRESSES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 55K

Job#: 7624

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Description:

Major Dress house is searching for a Dress Technical Designer woven and knits.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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ASSOCIATE TECHNICAL DESIGNER FULL FASHION SWEATERS/KNITS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65K

Job#: 7634

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

 

Our Client is a Well established, expertly curated, exquisitely styled, leader in women’s fashion who is Looking for an Associate Technical Designer with a heavy emphisis on Full Fashion Sweaters. 

General Purpose

This role is an individual contributor who is responsible for the technical design process from adopted development to commercialization, of all full fashion and cut & sew knitwear and knit components and is a critical cross functional partner to the Design and Product Development teams. This role is responsible for fitting, analyzing and evaluating garments with correct fit specifications and brand aesthetic. This individual will report to the Senior Technical Design Manager.

 Main Responsibilities

 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 Job Requirements

 Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time, exempt position. Work hours will range from 40 – 50 hours per week depending on the workload. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Some seasonal overseas travel may be required.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSOCIATE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45-50K

Job#: 7632

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Mens and Boys Sportswear Manufacturer is Looking For a Customer Service Associate 

About the role:

Reporting to the Operation’s Manager, you will have the opportunity to gain excellent hands-on experience servicing our customers. You will be responsible for servicing our core customers, liaising directly with the brand and customers offering a seamless service.

What you’ll do:

 The Ideal Candidate:

 Who you are:  

 

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DESIGNER / NEWBORN, INFANT & TODDLER


Location: BROOKLYN, NY

Salary: 70-85K

Job#: 7633

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Well established childrenswear company is seeking a Designer to work on childrenswear apparel.

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DESIGNER RTW


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 70-85K

Job#: 7583

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Our client is a high end, luxury womenswear and accessories brand with licensee agreements for fragrance and footwear. They have won many fashion awards. This company debuted their collection in 2002 and their corporate headquarters is based in Manhattan. They have ten freestanding stores worldwide and are sold in over 100 luxury department stores. Their company annual revenue is around 85 million dollars and they have staff over 200 employees. Our client does 4 collections and participle in Fashion Week twice a year. Their retail price point is between $300 to $5,000.  They manufacture domestically and internationally. This fashion house is known to play an important role in American fashion.

Our client is looking for an RTW Designer.

Job Responsibilities:

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E-COMMERCE OPERATIONS ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 45K

Job#: 7618

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

 Our client is an established women’s contemporary brand, seeking an experienced E-commerce Operations Assistant to join their team.

 Responsibilities:

  Qualifications:

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E-COMMERCE OPERATIONS MANAGER PART TIME/FREELANCE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7619

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

 Our client is an established women’s contemporary brand, seeking an experienced Freelance/Part-time E-commerce Operations Manager (15HRS PER WEEK) to join their team. 

 

 Responsibilities:

  Qualifications:

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EDI COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 52K

Job#: 7585

Recruiter: Susie Huang


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. 

Description:

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EDI COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50-60K

Job#: 7545

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Men’s Sportswear manufacturer with a corporate office located in Midtown Manhattan is looking for an EDI coordinator.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

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EDI MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90-125K

Job#: 7588

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Men’s Sportswear manufacturer with a corporate office located in Midtown Manhattan is looking for an EDI manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: ·

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FITTER BRIDAL DRESSES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $25/HR

Job#: 6244

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Magnificent high end retail store located in the heart of Manhattan.  Been in business for over 60 years and sells the most amazing day, evening, MOB.  They also do collaborations with European and American Designers to create product exclusively for their retail stores. Our client also has multiple retail stores located in New York and Canada.  Their price point in retail is $300-$36,000


Our client is looking for fitters for eveningwear, mother of the bride and bridal. Must have retail experience with customer fittings. Must have experience working in fast-paced retailers such as Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Barneys etc..

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FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $30/HR

Job#: 7612

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

One of the most prestigious luxury fashion design company is seeking Sample Makers with at least 10 years’ experience working in luxury/high-end companies. All positions are freelance roles for various projects in high-end galas/events.

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FREELANCE SAMPLEMAKER/ MENSWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $25-30/HR

Job#: 6221

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Our client is an American luxury fashion company that produces women’s, men’s and accessories and showcases their collection lines twice a year during New York Fashion Week. The company, which is publicly traded, has been in business for over 75 years with an annual revenue of over 4.5 billion dollars. The corporate office is based in New York City with over 1,000 directly owned and operated retail stores worldwide. With over 10,000 employees, their product is being manufactured globally. They sell to luxury department stores and boutiques with retail price points between $150 and $3,300.

Our client is looking for freelance samplemakers to work on menswear. 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER


Location: Fort Lee, NJ

Salary: 40-45K

Job#: 7599

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Urban Streetwear manufacturer in New Jersey is looking for a graphic designer.

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JUNIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER / LADIES INTIMATES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50K

Job#: 7631

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our Client is a leading Intimate Apparel Manufacturer Global manufacturer, importer, wholesaler as well as an online Retailer looking for an Junior Technical Designer to join their growing company.

 

Junior Technical Designer Women's Intimates

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LAMP GLASS/ GLASS BLOWER/ DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7606

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

An innovative accessory company is looking for a lamp glass/ glass blower/designer.

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OUTERWEAR / JACKETS SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $100-125k

Job#: 7572

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is a private label manufacturer searching for a talented Ladies OUTERWEAR Development Technical Designer.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS:

 Protects brand integrity through fit continuity, upholding construction standards and consistency

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

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PIECED GOOD TEMP


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $20-25/HR

Job#: 7630

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Couture design studio is looking for pieced good temp.

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PRINT CAD DESIGNER/ NED GRAPHICS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 70-80K

Job#: 7590

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Moderate womenswear manufacturer is seeking a Print Cad Designer.

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PRODUCT MANAGER - DENIM & TWILL EXPERIENCE ONLY


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 80-90K

Job#: 7628

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a very beautiful moderate private label manufacturer that makes $150 Million business with QVC and has over 50 employers working for them. Company is located right in midtown Manhattan and they are searching for a Product Manager with denim experience.

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PRODUCT MANAGER/ TWILL & DENIM EXPERIENCE ONLY


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 80-90K

Job#: 7629

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a very beautiful moderate private label manufacturer that makes $150 Million business with QVC and has over 50 employers working for them. Company is located right in midtown Manhattan and they are searching for a Product Manager with twill & denim experience.

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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT BILINGUAL CHINESE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 35K

Job#: 7593

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Local manufacturer / contractor is in search of a Production Assistant.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/NJ/BILINGUAL KOREAN


Location: Fort Lee, NJ

Salary: 40-45K

Job#: 7600

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Urban Streetwear manufacturer in New Jersey is looking for a Production coordinator.

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PRODUCTION MANAGER - WOMEN'S ACTIVE/ SPORTSWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 150-175K

Job#: 7549

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Women’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for a production manager.

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PRODUCTION/ SOURCING MANAGER - UNDERWEAR/ UNDERGARMENT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90-110K

Job#: 7548

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s and boy’s sportswear manufacturer is looking for a production/ sourcing manager.

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SALES EXECUTIVE CHILDRENS


Location: BROOKLYN, NY

Salary: 150k

Job#: 7568

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client is searching for a SALES EXECUTIVE for an established Childrenswear Company for looking to build their Off Price line with General Store and ETC....

Responsibilities for SALES EXECUTIVE

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SALESPERSON / LUXURY LEATHER ACCESSORY


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7610

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Luxury leather accessory lifestyle brand is in search of a Salesperson.

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SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE KNITS AND SWEATERS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100k +

Job#: 7615

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our Client is an established, well known fashion manufacturer looking for Senior Account Executive with Sales expertise in Sweaters and Knits to join their team.   Must be a proactive, strong and assertive sales person with several years and a proven track record in sweaters and knits. 

Salary is 100K plus depending on experience 

 

Must have strong relationships with the likes of: 

Shopko

Fred Meyer

Steinmart 

JCP

Kohls

New York & Co

Macy’s

Costco

Sams Club

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SENIOR DESIGNER RTW


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90-125K

Job#: 7584

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Our client is a high end, luxury womenswear and accessories brand with licensee agreements for fragrance and footwear. They have won many fashion awards. This company debuted their collection in 2002 and their corporate headquarters is based in Manhattan. They have ten freestanding stores worldwide and are sold in over 100 luxury department stores. Their company annual revenue is around 85 million dollars and they have staff over 200 employees. Our client does 4 collections and participle in Fashion Week twice a year. Their retail price point is between $300 to $5,000.  They manufacture domestically and internationally. This fashion house is known to play an important role in American fashion.

Our client is looking for an RTW Senior Designer.

Responsibilities:

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SENIOR TECHNICAL DESIGNER/ DRESSES, WOVEN TOPS & KNIT TOPS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90-125k

Job#: 7625

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Moderate to Better Manufacturer is searching for a Senior Technical Designer Woven and Knits.

Responsibilities:

Senior Technical Designer in Ladies woven tops, knit tops and Dresses

Create development Tech packs, attend live model fittings

Communicate with Buyers and factories in Asia

Excellent verbal and written skills a must

Proficient on PLM

Supervise a team of 3

 

 

 

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SHOWROOM SALES ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 35-45K

Job#: 7603

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a privately held moderate to better dress manufacturer with a corporate office located in Midtown Manhattan.  Their 4 divisions range from traditional, special occasion, fun contemporary and trendy dresses. They have been established since 1985 with an annual revenue of 50 million dollars and approximately 50 employees. Their price points range from $50 to $100. Their product is manufactured internationally and distribute to major department stores, specialty chains and boutiques. They have also expanded internationally to Canada, South America and Europe.


Our client is looking for a Showroom Sales Assistant.

Duties will include:

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SHOWROOM SALES ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 40-45K

Job#: 7565

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

MUST HAVE SHOWROOM EXPERIENCE:

Please do not apply if you only have retail experience.  

Our client is searching for a Sales Assistant. You will have the benefit of working alongside a professional team monitoring and tracking samples and inventory/market preparation and daily administrative tasks. You should be hardworking, motivated and eager to take initiative.
Tasks will include (but are not limited to):

Requirements:

Minimum 2 years experience 
Excellent Communication Skills
Working knowledge of MS word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Photo Shop
Must be organized, detail oriented & professional

 

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SR SALES EXECUTIVE BETTER WOMANS SPORTSWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7576

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

 

Established Better Missy Sportswear Company is Seeking a Highly Motivated Senior Sales Executive with a minimum of 10 years Showroom Sales experience focusing on Dresses and Woven Tops to join their company who will eloquently represent the core value of their brand.

 

Requirements: 

Must have strong relationships with retail buyers

Be a Team Player and possess a can-do attitude  

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Energetic, Hardworking, Enthusiastic and Pleasant Personality

Take ownership and have a strong sense of responsibility 

Very strong follow up skills 

 

Salary commensurate with experience -

 

Nordstrom

Macys

Bloomingdales

JC Penny

Kohls

Target

TJ Maxx

Walmart

Burlington

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TAILOR / MENSWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $35/HR

Job#: 7607

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

One of the leading brands of couture RTW designers is looking for a tailor.

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TECHNICAL DESIGNER NEWBORN / INFANT


Location: BROOKLYN, NY

Salary: 75-90K

Job#: 7635

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

Our client, is a Long Established and Dynamic Children’s wear manufacturer who is  looking for a Newborn and Infant Technical Designer with Patternmaking Experience

 

Candidate should be detailed oriented, organized and have excellent communication skills.

Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Generate initial specs, participate in fittings, and make corrections as needed.

Communicate daily with factories on comments and/or corrections.

Candidate must have 5 years children’s infant toddler experience.

Pattern Making experience a PLUS 

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VP OF TECHNICAL SERVICES / PAID RELOCATION TO NEW YORK


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 300K ++++

Job#: 7582

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

High end branded label is looking for a VP of Technical Services.

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