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OC LA: Backstock OPEN INTERVIEWS (Los Angeles, CA) Posted 11/07/19

Opening Ceremony Los Angeles is holding an Open Call Interview at 451 N. La Cienega Blvd. in West Hollywood on Monday, November 11, from 12-5 PM. We are currently seeking energetic fashion enthusiasts with open availability that work well in fast-paced environments who can join our team. Please have your resume on hand, we look forward to expanding our team!

OC HQ: Associate Buyer (New York, NY) Posted 11/07/19

The Associate Buyer is responsible for partnering to create a product assortment that meets or exceeds the sales volume and profit goals. They are to execute the vision of the company and intuitively respond to customer feedback and market trends. The Associate Buyer is responsible for facilitating the assortment from market to post-season analysis as well as assisting in the growth of an assistant.

Responsibilities:
Assortment Execution
Works with the Buyer to determine the overall mix of product curated to achieve set profit plan
Periodically attend market appointments and familiarize self with current trends
Execute purchase orders including attributes ensuring data accuracy
Own designated product classes and run assortments for what is assigned
Contact vendors about reorders and place reorders by the end of each week
Shop OCNY and competition at least bi-weekly to understand customer wants and needs

Business:
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
Work with buyer to manage financial elements of the business (OTB, IMU, etc.)
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

Communication
Speak clearly in all meetings - ensure all written documents / email are grammatically correct
Develop collaborative relationships with internal colleagues including: production, planning, creative, etc.
Gain understanding of all roles and responsibilities within the organization and be flexible and cooperative in working with teams to achieve a common goal

Experience and Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Business, or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years within a buying role in a retail environment
An understanding of the OC customer and ability to identify product to meet expectations
Exhibit a professional communication style (both verbal and written) as shown through strong presentation skills, excellent organizational skills and a high sense of urgency
Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and the ability to learn new computer systems

Please Apply Here

OC HQ: Women's Buyer (New York, NY) Posted 11/04/19

The Women's Buyer is responsible for creating a product assortment that meets or exceeds the sales volume and profit goals of their department. They are to execute the vision of the company and intuitively respond to customer feedback and market trends. The Buyer is responsible for facilitating the assortment from creation to post-season analysis as well as assisting in the growth of an assistant.

Role Objectives and Responsibilities:
Assortment Execution:
Determine the overall mix of product curated to achieve or exceed set profit plan
Work with Planning to negotiate correct seasonal penetration of brand distinctions and category plans given yearly sales and profit goals
Attend most market appointments
Ensure execution of all purchase orders including attributes
Manage reorder process with assistant Shop OCNY and competition at least bi-weekly to understand customer wants and needs
Distinguish between store and ecommerce customers and tailor buys accordingly

Business:
Drive business through well thought out overarching department strategy on a seasonal basis reacting to an understanding of the customer trend , competition, and creativity
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
Comprehend financial indicators to reach sound financial conclusions
Work with planning to manage financial elements of the business – OTB, IMU, etc.
Continue to search for additional department opportunities such as Private Label, additional categories to chase, or new partnerships to forge

Management:
Lead and grow a team of direct reports through motivation, coaching, and training
Develop collaborative relationships with internal colleagues including production, planning, creative, merchandising, etc. in order to effectively drive the business
Speak clearly in all meetings - ensure all written documents / email are grammatically correct
Gain understanding of all roles and responsibilities within the organization and be flexible and cooperative in working with teams to achieve a common goal

Experience and Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Business, or a related fieldExperience and Education Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion, Business, or a related field
Minimum of 7 years within a buying role in a retail environment
An understanding of the OC customer and ability to identify product to meet expectations
Exhibit a professional communication style (both verbal and written) as shown through strong presentation skills, excellent organizational skills and a high sense of urgency
Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and the ability to learn new computer systems
Self-driven team player that functions as a leader within an organization

Please Apply Here

OC Web: Freelance Retoucher (New York, NY) Posted 11/07/19

Opening Ceremony is hiring freelance retouchers for its online store.

Responsibilities include:
Share responsibility for photo studio workspace and equipment.
Follow retouching and workflow standards. Complete special projects, on- and off-site

Qualifications include:
BA in Photography and/or 1-2 years of experience
Advanced knowledge in Photoshop CS5/6+
Proficiency with Mac computers
Basic Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel)
Sharp eye for product and model photography
Ability to work and make decisions in a fast-paced environment
Any experience in fashion or e-commerce is a plus!

Please Apply Here

OC ACE: Store Manager (New York, NY) Posted 11/04/19

The Store Manager is the leader with ultimate responsibility for retail business strategy, customer engagement, operations, people management and merchandising in the Opening Ceremony store. The SM is responsible for the creation of a positive work environment that ensures both internal and external customer satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability. The SM owns the store experience from both a merchandise presentation and customer experience perspective.

Responsibilities include:
Meeting sales goals through a strong selling technique and training/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
Supporting managers and supervisors in dealing with all unsatisfactory customer interactions
Being a model of premier service and store/brand community at all times
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
Hires, trains, develops and leads the store team
Oversees and ensures efficiency of all store daily operational procedures
Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients and ensure store experience is enjoyable and memorable
Being a positive, motivation, accessible and supportive leader at all time for staff
Maintain a communicative, clear and supportive relationship between HQ departments and all retail stores
Oversee consistent, balanced, and effective practices from all management team members
Ensuring store environment is aligned with customer experience at all times

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OC HQ: Logistics Coordinator (New York, NY) Posted 10/15/19

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.

Qualifications:
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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OCHQ: Senior Merchandiser (New York, NY) Posted 10/15/19

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.

Requirements:
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

Qualifications:
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 10/15/19

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

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

Please Apply Here

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.