OC WEB: Marketing Director (New York, NY)-Posted 7/19/2017

The Director of Marketing will be responsible for planning and executing the strategy for all marketing activities. This role will oversee and manage growth, retention, and social initiatives. This leader is responsible for driving the customer acquisition/retention, digital and analytics programs for Opening Ceremony.

Responsibilities include expanding the current direct-response and nascent CRM marketing program by activating new direct response channels, advancing email segmentation and lifecycle marketing, developing a VIP marketing program, and defining and reporting on a full-view marketing funnel. A successful leader will have a very hands on approach and will work quickly to gain a comprehensive understanding of the business and its customers.

Earned, Owned and Paid Media:
Oversee entire marketing organization and ensure an integrated approach is taken across all channels including email, social (earned, owned, and paid), and editorial
Develop and execute a comprehensive marketing plan that identifies and expands upon new key levers to growth while managing overall budgets
Manage the social media and integrated marketing teams while implementing measurable KPI's for engagement and conversion targets
Develop full marketing funnel projection and attribution to analyze and measure success of all marketing touchpoints in terms of ROAS and customer acquisition and retention
Partner with the creative and brand team to ensure the creative execution drives sales while systematically using data to drive informed decisions
Manage and report on goals and KPI’s for the marketing team and deliver monthly performance read-outs to executive management

Determine annual customer acquisition and retention goals and KPIs and implement a measurement plan to track impact and progress of marketing initiatives (e.g., CRM database, customer insights surveys, focus groups)
Expand the CRM strategy to improve the understanding of the Opening Ceremony customer and increase revenues through more relevant communications
Execute a robust test-and-learn email segmentation program to increase message relevancy, engagement, and revenues among key customer segments
Employ lifecycle and re-targeting email campaigns to guide customers through the initial and repeat purchase journey
Aggressively grow the subscriber list by optimizing email collection techniques on site and through external platforms (e.g., social media.)
Lead cross-functional team (e.g., Retail, Brand Marketing) to implement VIP benefits program for top customers to amplify loyalty and use as a testing ground for a full CRM loyalty program

Implement dashboard reporting in Google Analytics
Manage the Business Intelligence Tool (Looker) and Google Analytics to define measurement, analysis and reporting frameworks for all marketing and web site traffic activity
Drive the integration of customer analytics into measuring and informing more effective and efficient marketing spend
Disseminate performance results to the Executive Leadership Team and execution teams to help identify OC’s most powerful mechanisms for scaling the customer base and ecommerce business
Own and advise teams on proper google-tracking (UTMs) for all marketing campaigns to ensure clean reporting

B.A. required, preferably in a quantitative field. Masters or MBA degree a plus
3-5 years of experience managing and driving marketing and customer strategy in an aspiration and/or luxury retail environment preferred
Very experienced with Google Analytics or similar site analytics application
Very strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities and data driving decision making
Experienced with customer segmentation testing and surveying techniques/best practices
Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookup, etc.)
Ability to rapidly understand new business tools and applications
Demonstrated success in working in a team environment and comfort with being the “expert in the room”
Understands the nuances of working in a rapidly‐growing and quickly‐evolving entrepreneurial environment

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OCLA: Visual Merchandising Associate (Los Angeles, LA)-Posted 7/19/2017

Opening Ceremony LA is seeking a creative Visual Merchandising Associate. Position reports to Store Manager and Visual Merchandising Manager

Execute visual directives from HQ for windows, installations, and special events
Display product and adapting styling directive to store specific needs in alignment with OC brand guidelines
Work with store management team to maximize sales through business report analysis and strategic merchandising plans and strategy to drive sales growth
Create aspirational storytelling through styling and product arrangement
Provide professional direct and indirect customer service when on sales floor
Implement regular visual standards training to sales team
Communicate with store team about changes and updates
Share weekly image reports with HQ
Oversee implementation of all store windows and installations on a monthly basis
Ensure all display materials and supplies are placed in timely manner within given budgets
Liaise with local production vendors and source multiple pricing options
Build small scale props and displays
Keeping all visual props and storage area clean and organized

Possess strong sense of OC brand identity
Demonstrate visual merchandising skills and ability to drive business
Must be able to work with small hand and power tools
Must be able to lift excess of 20lbs
Comfortable with occasional crouching, reaching, ladder climbing, and other physical conditions
Knowledge of basic computer skills
Ability to work in fast paced environment within driven deadlines
Posses outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills
Strong verbal communication and task follow up
Ability to work independently while still working in store environment
Must have ability to work flexible hours, overnights, and extended hours at times

Familiarity with visual merchandising display work in specialty store environment
A deep passion and understanding of luxury and contemporary products and marketplace
Strategic ability to problem solve
Passionate about researching new ideas and contributing to the unique Opening Ceremony visual identity

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OC ACE: PT Sales Associate (New York, NY)-Posted 7/7/2017

OPENING CEREMONY AT ACE HOTEL is looking for sales associates to join our staff. We are seeking responsible, creative, fun, and dependable individuals who are devoted to pursuing a career in fashion or retail.

Responsibilities 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

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OC SHOWROOM: Sales Director (New York, NY)-Posted 6/07/2017

Opening Ceremony is looking for a full-time, highly experienced Showroom Sales Director, specializing in men’s apparel and accessories; women’s apparel and accessories; and jewelry.

Applicants must be independent, detail-oriented, and sales-driven, with a strong background in sales and client services. Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication and retail math skills, a professional disposition, and a passion for our company. Must be able to lead and motivate others, work independently as an effective team player, and take initiative. Must have a keen eye for design and creativity, exceptional operational, organizational and follow-up skills, and strong analytical and decision-making capabilities. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is necessary. Needs to have proven contacts with major department stores and specialty boutiques worldwide, as well as a proven track record in building partnerships with accounts and/or vendors.

Duties would include:
Identifying, opening, and managing retail accounts (both domestic and international) for executives to maintain
Creating and achieving targeted seasonal and annual sales goals for account executives
Market preparation: booking and confirming appointments for market weeks
Developing relationships for the brands with account buyers at department stores, boutiques, and e-commerce sites
Coordinating showroom events
Seeking out new vendors and designers as needed

A minimum of 5 years of account management and/or sales experience within women’s and/or men’s contemporary/designer clothing, accessories, and jewelry is required
Bachelor’s degree
Majors experience and high volume experience
Previous team management experience

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OCNY: Store Manager (New York, NY)-Posted 6/01/2017

Opening Ceremony is looking for a retail manager 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
Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients and ensure strore experience is enjoyable and memorable
Recruiting and hiring for all retail personnel and providing training and development reviews
Oversee consistent, balanced, and effective practices from all management team members

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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.