OC HQ: Office Manager/Executive Assistant (New York, NY) Posted 7/11/19

Opening Ceremony is looking for an organized, enthusiastic and motivated office manager/executive assistant to a C level employee.
Duties would include:
Implementation of effective systems to monitor ongoing clerical and administrative duties
Recognizing urgent needs for the office and executing them immediately
Manage and improve the office space
Liaise with and negotiate with vendors: cleaning service, contractors, utilities
Provide clerical support to the team
Manage and maintain CEO’s professional and personal calendar
Effective planning of office travel
Timely preparation of expense reports

Ability to meet deadlines
Ability to multi-task
Attention for detail is a must
Ability to think on your feet and thrive with little supervision
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Spreadsheets, and Email
Excellent time management, task management and prioritization skills
Project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff
1+ years of Office Manager experience is preferred

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OC WEB: Social Media Manager (New York, NY) Posted 7/2/19

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: Lead 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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OCHQ: Apparel Graphic Designer (New York, NY) Posted 6/10/19

Opening Ceremony is seeking a Freelance Apparel Graphic Designer to join our Art Department. The role is onsite and based in NY with an immediate start date.

Strong visual design skills: layout, composition, typography, color palette, hand illustration and drafting skills in a variety of mediums as well as knowledge about current fashion and design trends.
Strong development skills: experience in writing specifications for textile manufactures + printers, experience communicating with vendors and commenting on production samples.
Ability to communicate and execute ideas effectively and efficiently to design team
Ability to work autonomously and meet tight deadlines while working on multiple projects
Expertise in Adobe Creative site
2-3 years of relevant Graphic Design experience
1-2 years of experience in Print/Textile Design and Development

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OCHQ: Graphic Designer (New York, NY) Posted 6/10/19

Opening Ceremony is seeking a Freelance Graphic Designer to join our Art Department. The role is onsite and based in NY with an immediate start date.

2-5 years of relevant Graphic Design / Branding experience.
Strong visual design skills: layout, composition, typography, color palette, iconography, branding. Concept ideation and execution.
Illustration skills is a plus.
Excellent time-management, communication, and teamwork skills.
Ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines while working on multiple projects.
Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite.

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OC COLLECTION: Designer (New York, NY) Posted 5/29/19

Opening Ceremony is looking for an organized, enthusiastic, creative and motivated Designer to join the design department.

Duties would include:
Computerized Flat Sketching in Adobe illustrator
Experienced in working on tech packs in Microsoft Excel
Sewing techniques specific to fabrication
Advanced 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
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

3+ years of RTW Design Experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate effectively with pattern makers and sample sewers by creating written/illustrated pattern/fit comments
Must have a strong understanding of garment construction, fit standards, pattern making and grading

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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.