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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
TECHNICAL DESIGNER | UNDERWEAR Manhattan 110-120K 7940 Info
1ST- PRODUCTION PATTERNMAKER GERBER/ DRESSES & BLOUSES Manhattan 135-145k 7999 Info
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Manhattan 150 - 250k 8039 Info
ALTERATION SPECIALIST / RUTHERFORD NJ Manhattan $22 hr - $24 hr 8030 Info
ASSISTANT CONTROLLER Manhattan 130k - 150k 8020 Info
ASSISTANT PATTERNMAKER RUNWAY / COLLECTION ALL LOCATION 65-70k 8021 Info
CANNABIS GRAPHIC ARTIST Manhattan $$ 8004 Info
DIR. OF SOURCE Manhattan 120-145k 8027 Info
EDI DATA ENTRY Manhattan $42-50K 7673 Info
FABRIC R&D MANAGER Manhattan 90-100k 7962 Info
Fashion Recruiter HR Manhattan TBD 7473 Info
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER Manhattan $$ 8002 Info
LINGERIE SALESPERSON CALIFORNIA L.A California $$$ 8031 Info
PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Manhattan $$ 7471 Info
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Manhattan 55-65K 7485 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR FREELANCE Manhattan $30 hr 8026 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR OUTERWEAR Manhattan 75k 8016 Info
Production Dir. Walmart Manhattan 150k-200k 8032 Info
Production Manager- Socks Manhattan 120k 8033 Info
R&D / Prod development Manhattan 90-110k 8028 Info
SALES/ ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Manhattan 150 - 250K 8011 Info
SAMPLEMAKER Manhattan $25 7974 Info
SAMPLEMAKER SEAMSTRESS BRIDAL/EVENINGWEAR. RUTHERFORD NJ New Jersey $23 - $26/hr 7932 Info
SAN FRANCISCO / TAILOR California $$ 8038 Info
SENIOR DIR. OF PRODUCT & PRODUCTION Manhattan 140-175K 8034 Info
SENIOR WOVEN, KNITS AND SWEATERS SALESPERSON. Manhattan 175-250k 8029 Info
TAILOR Manhattan $$$ 8009 Info
TAILOR / CHICAGO Chicago $$$ 8035 Info
VP OF SALES Manhattan 175-250k 8040 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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TECHNICAL DESIGNER | UNDERWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 110-120K

Job#: 7940

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

TECHNICAL DESIGNER | UNDERWEAR

Men’s Underwear and Sock manufacturer is looking for a Underwear Technical Designer

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1ST- PRODUCTION PATTERNMAKER GERBER/ DRESSES & BLOUSES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 135-145k

Job#: 7999

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Better contemporary collection is looking for a 1st-production dress patternmaker to work on Gerber.

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 150 - 250k

Job#: 8039

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Better Dress Sportswear Branded and Private label

Is in search for an Account Executive to work directly with Dillards.

If you dont have this relatyionship please dont apply.

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ALTERATION SPECIALIST / RUTHERFORD NJ


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $22 hr - $24 hr

Job#: 8030

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

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

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

Schedule: Full Time Monday- Friday

 

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ASSISTANT CONTROLLER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 130k - 150k

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 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

Job Type: Full-time

 

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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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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. Please send examples/images of your work, you can take a look at our website and instagram, https://freeminded.co and tell us how would you complement the brand.

 

 

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DIR. OF SOURCE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 120-145k

Job#: 8027

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

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,

 

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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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FABRIC R&D MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90-100k

Job#: 7962

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Better Contemporary sportswear manufacturer is looking for a fabric R &D manager. 85-100k

You must have strong Tops, Bottoms, & Dress background. Do all the shows. Work directly with designers. Work with fabric team to research/source fabrics from existing vendors. Co-ordinate and follow up with development of new qualities with mills. Work with mills on fabric defects and claims based on inspection reports from production. Book griege/order sample yardage, secure and confirm deliveries and follow up with mills. Confirm all technical info and industrial care instructions from mills and pass all completed fabric details sheets to production. Check and confirm all quality testing and technical details of sample fabrics. Establish quality standards for production. Confirm/ negotiate production fabric prices. Price all sample fabrics headers and maintain fabric archive. Book bulk production orders from initial commitments through final orders and follow orders until PI is issued. Approve bulk cuttings with production. Issue sample fabric purchase orders, track all sample goods and arrange shipping / delivery to overseas factories and sample room. follow up on the approval process including all lab dips, Track sample fabric budget. Set up and update sample fabric line sheet. Set up and update master fabric development, chart for sampling to pass to production. Issue, update and track production PO through to sending fabric PI to fty, Ensure the fabric development to be executed properly to meet the target deadline of the garment samples Update production consumption charts. At least 5 years of relevant experience. Bachelor’s degree required in a related field preferred. Computer proficiency in office, excel, word. Strong organizational skills and have the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced environment. Attention to detail. Comfortable and confident in making effective autonomous and group decisions. Have a sense of urgency in fast paced environment. Negotiating and reasoning skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to build strong relationships with cross-functional business partners.

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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.

 

Please send examples/images of your work, you can take a look at our website and instagram, https://freeminded.co and tell us how would you complement the brand.

 

 

 

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LINGERIE SALESPERSON CALIFORNIA L.A


Location: California

Salary: $$$

Job#: 8031

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

 

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.

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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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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 55-65K

Job#: 7485

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Bridal studio is looking for an entry level production assistant.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR FREELANCE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $30 hr

Job#: 8026

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

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.

Production Coordinator

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

 
 

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR OUTERWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 75k

Job#: 8016

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

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.

 Production Coordinator

Must have Outerwear experience

Hang with companies like, The North Face, Levy group, hermen K, Amerex.

 
 

Key responsibilities:

Position is Fulltime in office please dont apply if you are looking for a remote opportunity

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Production Dir. Walmart


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 150k-200k

Job#: 8032

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Women’s sportswear MFG  location at 1407 Broadway they are looking for a Production Dir. Product ranges from Wovens, cut & sew knits, jackets, pants, Dress’s You must have experience working with Walmart and/or Costco.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

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Production Manager- Socks


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 120k

Job#: 8033

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Position Title: Production Manager- Socks

Reports To: Director of Production

Location: New York, NY (on-site)

 

Primary Responsibilities

The production manager for socks will own the pre-production and production for private label and national brands. 

 

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

 

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R&D / Prod development


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 90-110k

Job#: 8028

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

 Major Young Contemporary designer is looking for a R&D person with 2-3 years experience.

 

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SALES/ ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 150 - 250K

Job#: 8011

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Mod- Better Womenswear manufacturer, is looking for a Sales / Account Executive .

Major sportswear manufacturer Missy is looking for a Sales person that has presently working relationships with companies like Target, Costco, Walmart, TJ maxx, & Dillards etc.

If you don't have a Rolodex of names please don't apply!

Position is located in Midtown Manhattan.

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SAMPLEMAKER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $25

Job#: 7974

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

We currently have a job opening for a Bridal sample maker. This is a full time opportunity based in Midtown Manhattan. 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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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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SAN FRANCISCO / TAILOR


Location: California

Salary: $$

Job#: 8038

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

One of the leading brands of couture RTW designers is looking for a tailor in San Francisco

 

REPORTS TO: Boutique Manager / Boutique Director

JOB PURPOSE:
The Tailor is responsible for ensuring the proper fit, marking, altering, repair, and pressing of garments. Tailor
support the selling ceremony through their high standards of client service and workmanship.


TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide high-quality workmanship to ensure the proper fit for women's garments.
Respond to client questions regarding alterations, fit, repair, cleaning, or care of women's garments;
make appropriate recommendations regarding fit and alteration of women's garments
Accurately mark and pin garments for alteration; complete alterations with adherence to the alteration
schedule provided to client
Pressing and repair of garments when appropriate
Maintain orderly appearance of tailor shop and ke,p supplies stocked.
Maintain clients altered and unaltered merchandise in a neat and organized manner
Ensure that all equipment such as sewing machines, pressers, and steamers are well-maintained and kep
in working order
Demonstrate elevated client service when interacting with clients during the selling ceremony
Comply with all company policies and procedures
Participate in store meetings and training seminars as necessary
Any other tasks as assigned from time to time by any manager


REQUIREMENTS:

Previous experience as a tailor with extensive experience in women's luxury product
Ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation
Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work a retail schedule as needed
Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job, including, but not limited to, sewing
machines, pressing and ironing equipment, etc.
Strong interpersonal, communication, organization, and follow-through skills
Ability to work varied hours/ days, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed
Physical ability to stand for extended periods and to move and handle heavy garments and garment
bags throughout the store, which entails lifting, and perform all functions as set forth above

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SENIOR DIR. OF PRODUCT & PRODUCTION


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 140-175K

Job#: 8034

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  Product Development

 

Production

 Requirements

 

 

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SENIOR WOVEN, KNITS AND SWEATERS SALESPERSON.


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 175-250k

Job#: 8029

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Senior Woven, Knits and Sweaters Salesperson. 

 

Major Moderate Sportswear manufacturer who sells to Big Box Stores like  Costco,Target, Kohls, & Dillards and is  located at 38th and 7th avenue, is looking for a Senior sales person. 

 

 

 

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TAILOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $$$

Job#: 8009

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

One of the leading brands of couture RTW designers is looking for 2 tailors.

 

 

 

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TAILOR / CHICAGO


Location: Chicago

Salary: $$$

Job#: 8035

Recruiter: Maria


Description:

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

 

REPORTS TO: Boutique Manager / Boutique Director

JOB PURPOSE:
The Tailor is responsible for ensuring the proper fit, marking, altering, repair, and pressing of garments. Tailo
support the Dior selling ceremony through their high standards of client service and workmanship.


TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide high-quality workmanship to ensure the proper fit for women's garments.
Respond to client questions regarding alterations, fit, repair, cleaning, or care of women's garments;
make appropriate recommendations regarding fit and alteration of women's garments
Accurately mark and pin garments for alteration; complete alterations with adherence to the alteration
schedule provided to client
Pressing and repair of garments when appropriate
Maintain orderly appearance of tailor shop and ke,p supplies stocked.
Maintain clients altered and unaltered merchandise in a neat and organized manner
Ensure that all equipment such as sewing machines, pressers, and steamers are well-maintained and kep
in working order
Demonstrate elevated client service when interacting with clients during the selling ceremony
Comply with all company policies and procedures
Participate in store meetings and training seminars as necessary
Any other tasks as assigned from time to time by any manager


REQUIREMENTS:

Previous experience as a tailor with extensive experience in women's luxury product
Ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation
Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work a retail schedule as needed
Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job, including, but not limited to, sewing
machines, pressing and ironing equipment, etc.
Strong interpersonal, communication, organization, and follow-through skills
Ability to work varied hours/ days, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed
Physical ability to stand for extended periods and to move and handle heavy garments and garment
bags throughout the store, which entails lifting, and perform all functions as set forth above

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VP OF SALES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 175-250k

Job#: 8040

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

VP of Sales and Business Development

Responsibilities

Sales Strategy & Leadership -

 

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