Gemologist and Fine Fine Jewelry Authenticator

Recruiter
Rebag
Location
Brooklyn, New York
Posted
26 Oct 2021
Closes
26 Nov 2021
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Company
Rebag, the ultimate destination for buying and selling the most coveted designer handbags and accessories, is an e-commerce company reimagining the role of luxury in the secondary market. Rebag has opened a world of endless access to luxury, with a unique business model that puts the seller first, offers upfront payment, and makes the resale experience smooth and clutter-free. Since its inception, Rebag has catered to a rapidly growing segment of consumers who are exploring ownership of luxury goods in a sustainable and affordable way. The company operates online and in stores, with locations in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. Founded in 2014 by a team out of Harvard Business School, Rebag is backed by prestigious venture capital investors including General Catalyst, Novator, Crosslink and FJLabs, and has raised $68m in funding to date. In 2020, Rebag was named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies. Rebag has been featured in the New York Times, Business of Fashion, VOGUE TechCrunch and more.

Role

The Rebag Jewelry Authentication Team is seeking a Gemologist and Fine Jewelry Authenticator looking to immerse themselves in a long-term career.  Looking for someone with solid experience and a passion for luxury branded jewelry.

As a Gemologist and Fine Jewelry Authenticator you will: 

  • Inspect fine jewelry to ensure authentication - utilizing reference guides, including Identifying, testing and authenticating fine  jewelry using REBAG methodology and tools,
  • Perform basic functions of jewelry cataloging, such as identifying material, weights, metal testing (XRF)
  • Identify and enter product attributes and specifications
  • Process returns with 24 hour turnaround time
  • Knowledge of brand identifiers, materials (i.e. material and colors) and fabrication
  • Assist in research to develop content and resources around authentication
  • Improve product condition and value through external cleaning
  • Surface or escalate all authenticity questions
  • Assist with training incoming team members
  • Participate in training, audits,  meetings and special projects as required
  • Assist with inventory 

Candidates

  • Seven to ten  years of experience in the jewelry field
  • GIA GG or equivalent Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required
  • Knowledge of jewelry history, design, manufacturing
  • Knowledge of metal marks and identification
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and high-volume production environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
  • Data entry skills and google suite skills
  • Ability to work quickly with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Honesty, trust, and integrity—both in how you treat coworkers and clients

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