OC COLLECTION: Special Projects and Events Manager (New York, NY)- Posted 10/30/18

Opening Ceremony is looking for a full-time Special Projects and Events Manager. This person will be a key voice in developing and executing Opening Ceremony's special projects and event strategy.

Manage influencer relationships and oversee seeding
Manage retail and off-site events: calendar, budgets, execution (in-store and off-site) Provide activity reports (pre-event proposals and post-event recaps)
Maintenance of in-house marketing contact database and calendar events (celebrity, social, holiday, etc.)
Compile calendar of events and relevant opportunities across all markets (local charity, notable events, etc.)
Develop relationships in line with the Opening Ceremony brand (including influencer, sponsorship, etc.)
Liaise with various departments to ensure all marketing initiatives are on-brand and executed to brand standards
Oversee relationship with PR firm, Black Frame (liaison between brand and PR)
Propose strategic partnerships for local markets, aimed at elevating and expanding brand awareness and new client recruitment
Assists in developing and executing special projects and collaborations

Bachelor’s Degree
3+ experience in public relations & events at a major fashion brand, PR agency or events company
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office for creation of relevant artwork and reporting
Extensive network in NYC with agencies, production houses, vendors etc specific to the execution of events
Organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills are a must
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Creative thinker and pro-active executor
Must work well independently and in a team environment, and in a fast-paced organization
Travelling as needed

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OC COLLECTION: Product Developer (New York, NY)- Posted 10/3/18

Opening Ceremony is looking for a full-time Product Developer. The candidate should possess a punctual and professional disposition, strive for clear and informative communication, and aspire to maintain a positive work environment.

Work closely with designers/VP in reviewing prototypes, and submit for approval from design, concept to production
Work directly with suppliers to ensure they understand the design requirements through daily communication
Ensure product development is in accordance with margin requirements and production calendar
Act as liaison between merchandising, design, sourcing and production teams
Ensure that all artwork, prints, and fabrics for sourcing are sent in correct format to suppliers
Work closely with development/production teams to ensure that styles are executed properly
Work with merchandising to ensure that all necessary content, color codes, and style information is available for PLM
Responsible for PLM management, which includes setting up all styles and trims by creating and maintaining BOM’s, updating style info and changes as necessary, and reviewing all sample comments and approvals
Manage time and action calendar for assigned categories to meet all deadlines
Manage & prep lines for Proto Review, Line Final Review & Photoshoot
Present category lines at major milestone meetings focusing on proto execution, fit comments, strike off execution & lab dips
Work very closely to VP of sourcing and production on all aspects of development and calendar management

Minimum of 3 years experience in the sourcing/ fashion industry
Minimum of 3 years experience negotiating prices with suppliers
High level of understanding product costing / development
Strong negotiating skills with emphasis on purchasing
High-level organizational and planning skills
Ability to problem solve
Self-starter and ability to multitask
Must have strong communication skills
Proficiency with Excel, Word and Illustrator

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OC ACE: Supervisor (New York, NY)- Posted 10/2/18

Position Description:
Opening Ceremony is looking for a Supervisor to join our New York staff. We are seeking responsible, creative, fun, and dependable individuals who are devoted to pursuing a career in fashion or retail.

Responsibilities include:
Meeting sales goals through a strong selling technique and motivation of sales staff
Maintaining the highest degree of customer service by assisting
customers directly, and empowering associates to make decisions in the best interest of providing good service
Possessing a strong knowledge of our POS system and its inventory management functions as well as meeting inventory accuracy and shrink requirements
Maintaining merchandising standards as set forth by upper management and keeping in line with the store's overall aesthetic
Exhibiting strong interpersonal skills in dealing with staff, peers, supervisors as well as supervising personnel and enforcing company policies
Opening and closing the store and following all proper beginning and end-of-day procedures
Minimum 2 years managment experience

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OC: Experienced Sales Associates (New York, NY) - Posted 10/2/18

OPENING CEREMONY is looking for experienced sales associates to join our staff. We are seeking responsible, creative, fun, and dependable individuals who have a strong knowledge of fashion and devoted to pursuing a career in fashion or retail.

Duties include:
Maintaining the highest degree of customer service
Possessing a strong knowledge of our POS system and its inventory management functions
Maintaining merchandising standards
Exhibiting strong interpersonal skills

Must have experience working in a commission based environment
Ability to build and maintain client relationships

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Due to the high number of applicants, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining the team at OC!

*Opening Ceremony is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition (cancer- or HIV/AIDS-related), disability, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.