OC HQ: Logistics Coordinator (New York, NY) Posted 9/13/19

The Logistics Coordinator will play an integral role in supporting the Retail, Ecommerce, Production, and Sales departments. The position involves ensuring that orders are processed in a timely fashion, that inbound and outbound freight is managed and tracked accordingly, and liaising with relevant stakeholders throughout the company on delays or updates. You will ensure all invoices and credits are promptly and accurately processed, and assist with end of month reports for the wholesale and accounting teams.

A Bachelor's degree or higher in one or more of the following: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Planning, or similar field
1-3 years of experience in a growing consumer goods company. Experience dealing with wholesale and department store customers an advantage
The ability to build effective relationships in a cross-functional team environment
A proven track record as a collaborative partner with exceptional customer service, both internally and externally
Experience collaborating with a third party logistics provider
Intermediate Excel skills
Excellent interpersonal & organizational skills
Proactive and methodical approach to work
Strong analytical skills, should have the ability to evaluate, analyze and present data
Experience with NetSuite (or similar ERP) an advantage

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OC WEB: Customer Service Representative (New York, NY) Posted 9/13/19

Opening Ceremony is seeking a motivated individual to join our e-commerce team as a Customer Service Representative. The Customer Service Representative will be responsible for providing best-in-class service to our customers and turning each contact into a positive customer experience. The successful candidate will excel in working in a fast pace, high energy environment with a team passionate about fashion and new emerging designers.

Respond to customer service inquiries via phone and email in a friendly and timely manner.
Resolve order issues, working closely with our warehouse and retail teams to meet/exceed customer’s expectations (shipping, incorrect/damage merchandise, returns, no stocks, lost packages)
Accurately and confidently communicate order information, policies and procedures.
Acquire brand and product knowledge. Provide product information and recommend complementary products to generate additional sales
Perform daily tasks including novelty fulfillment & returns, web credits, etc.

Retail experience, E-Commerce or Brick & Mortar Stores
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a fast pace, collaborative environment
Excellent problem-solving and prioritization skills
Strong multi-task and follow-thru skills
Self-starter with solid work ethic
Flexibility to work additional hours/days during high volume periods (ie holiday)
Interest in and knowledge of fashion

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OC HQ: Freelance Technical Designer (New York, NY) Posted 9/13/19

Opening Ceremony is looking for an experienced, organized, enthusiastic and motivated Freelance Technical Designer to join the team.

Duties Include:
Create accurate specification packages including sketch details, base size specifications, and construction details; manage a complete spec history of all fit prototypes
Translate flat sketches and concepts into technical designs
Direct fittings and resolve any fit issues by demonstrating to the design team that the corrections being applied will result in the desired look
Fit men's & women's runway models for SS & FW shows

Computerized Flat Sketching in Adobe illustrator
Experienced in working on tech packs in Microsoft Excel
Sewing techniques specific to fabrication
Adept in woven and cut & sew construction
Experience in structured woven and cut & sew knit garments including: pants, jackets, suiting, outerwear, dresses, jump suits, and tops
3+ years of Technical Design Experience
Organizational and planning skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail

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OC HQ: Assistant Buyer (New York, NY) Posted 9/13/19

The Assistant Buyer is responsible for working with the Buyer to create an exciting and timely product assortment that meets or exceeds the sales volume and profits for their departments. They are to execute the vision of the company and intuitively respond to customer feedback and market trends.

Assortment Execution
Works with the Buyer to determine the overall mix of product for each buying area to ensure that the final assortment is customer oriented and curated to achieve set profit plan
Give feedback regularly on the product in all styleout and product related meetings
Execute purchase orders including attributes ensuring data accuracy
Contact vendors about reorders and place reorders by the end of each week

Organizational Support
Analyze weekly and monthly sales, stock and on order to optimize sales and minimize markdowns including understanding of best and worst sellers and what sets them apart
Provide ad hoc statistical reports to Buyers upon request
Pull photos for the Top 10 by class report
Take photos of samples when needed and maintain photo logs or libraries of samples
Review the Buyer’s calendar weekly and prepare for upcoming meetings

Sample Management
Manage the samples including obtaining samples from vendors for all product meetings and manage the safe return - ensure that all samples are neatly organized
Manage photo handover weekly where new product gets shot for the web

Experience and Education Requirements:
1 to 2 years in retail or buying or as a member of a store management team is preferred
An understanding of the OC customer and ability to identify product to meet expectations
Fundamental understanding of the statistical components of the business (IMU%, MD%, GM%, WOS, etc.) and the OTB
Exhibit a professional communication style (both verbal and written) as shown through strong presentation skills, excellent organizational skills and a high sense of urgency
The ability to prioritize tasks in order to balance immediate and long term business needs
Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and the ability to learn new computer systems
A Bachelor’s degree or higher

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OC WEB: Social Media Manager (New York, NY) Posted 9/13/19

Opening Ceremony is looking for an entrepreneurial, team player to join as our Social Media Manager. In this role, you will utilize your knowledge and understanding of social media to strengthen our social media presence and build positive community engagement. You will collaborate with our brand and creative teams to translate the brand voice into a social voice and will manage the day-to-day postings. Finally, the Social Media Manager will own testing and measurement, optimizing for what drives engagement and reporting back the impact of social media on the business growth.

Develop community strategy across all social channels, creating differentiated plans for each
Collaborate with Brand team to ensure all content is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone of voice
Proactively flag real-time conversation opportunities that are on brand and relevant
Partner with store & events teams to create organic social content and connect online and offline marketing initiatives
Actively post and engage with members throughout our communities to drive positive engagement and build an emotional connection between our fans/members and our brand
Regularly report on social program KPIs and develop high quality monthly deep dives to review past month initiatives, results and future month strategy
Help with email marketing planning and set-up

Bachelors Degree or higher
5+ years’ experience in social media marketing, influener marketing, or public relations
Experience launching social media for a large brand or business and growing the social presence for a startup
Tapped into social media trends and platforms and understand both what drives consumer engagement and platform algorithms
Knowledge of analytics, tracking and social media monitoring tools
Creative, data-driven, entrepreneurial, collaborative and have a desire to see measured results
Detail-oriented individual and possess excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience in multi-media content creation
Strong project management and organizational skills
Comfortable with fast-paced working environments and tight deadlines

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OCHQ: Senior Merchandiser (New York, NY) Posted 6/10/19

Opening Ceremony is looking for an organized, enthusiastic and motivated Senior Merchandiser to join our Merchandising team, and partner with the showroom, design and production departments. Our Merchandising team collaborates to develop a global collection, this role requires an understanding of global regional needs and trends across men's, women's and accessories.

Analyze current market trends and price points to make sure we're competitive across categories
Maintain seasonal linesheets, lineplans and merchandising tools for each division/category
Analyze sell-through reports on both the wholesale and retail level
Assist in retail buy for OC Collection
An understanding of the customer, and ability to identify, gather and assimilate information specific to our customer
Manage all product merchandising strategies to ensure brand growth to meet company’s expansion goals
Have a perspective on local trends and competitive intelligence to help shape product strategy
Possess a clear understanding of gross margin return on investment; analyze and recommend pricing strategies to impact it
Understand areas of opportunities for each product category within and across territories and take action to capitalize on the opportunities
Partner with wholesale to gather and analyze weekly/monthly product selling
Create hindsight materials
Partner with design and sales in line development review and call out voids
Foster a strong sense of leadership and teamwork both internally and externally

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Expert in windows-based software such as excel and powerpoint
Elevated product sensibility/aesthetic
An understanding of global market and the ability to grasp the cultural and commercial nuances
Excellent presentation skills
Exceptional organizational skills
Strategic planning and competitive analysis abilities
Ability to interact with multiple departments and employees at all levels
Goal oriented, initiative taker and self-starter
Retail math fluency
College degree preferred - with an emphasis on buying or merchandising
5 - 10 years in positions offering relevant experience

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OC: Experienced Sales Associates (New York, NY) - Posted 3/11/19

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.