Assistant, Archive

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
Secaucus, NJ, United States
Posted
05 Aug 2022
Closes
12 Sep 2022
Ref
R0012537
Function
Operations
We are an American luxury brand known for beautiful, timeless pieces and rich storytelling that evokes optimism and joy. Tory is a fashion designer who draws inspiration from her parents' effortless style, the worlds of travel, art and interiors, and women globally. The collections include ready-to-wear, handbags, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home and beauty. Empowering women is the company's guiding principle, underpinning the design philosophy and company culture, and driving the work of the Tory Burch Foundation.

You are seeking a work environment where people are encouraged to dream, explore, discover and, as important, laugh together. If you're prepared to work hard, create impact, and have fun while doing it, we would love to have you join #TeamTory. Apply today!

Life @ToryBurch is Special Because:

When you join us, you're joining a global, purpose-led company on an exciting growth journey with an amazing culture and great benefits.
  • Our culture is welcoming and inclusive -- everyone is empowered to make a difference.
  • We have the best team in the world and believe in paying competitively and rewarding for high performance.
  • Your overall well-being is important to us; we offer generous benefits to help you take care of your mental and physical health, create financial security, and achieve wellness in all areas of your life.
  • We love seeing our employees wear our beautiful collections. You'll receive a generous employee discount and access to exclusive sample sales.
  • We are invested in your professional growth - you'll have access to free executive coaching on-demand.
  • We believe in the importance of giving back and you'll have many opportunities to do just that through the Tory Burch Foundation and paid volunteer days.


This Role is Tailor-Made for You Because:
You are an excellent Archive Assistant with an interest in luxury fashion and a passion for archive. You are excited about overseeing day-to-day activities at the Secaucus Archive facility and working on organizing and preserving past season corporate product across all categories. You also like working in a team environment and a sense of humor is a plus!

A Day in the Life:

The typical day is...atypical. Your task might include fu lfill archive requests by staging inventory and preparing for shipments to the NY and NJ corporate offices, o rganizing Tory Burch Corporate product by category, year and season, en sure all corporate, vintage and personal items are tagged and in appropriate storage material, ru n outstanding weekly log to determine product that needs to be returned, photograph product with missing or incorrect photos, associate with styles and upload to Tory Track, and pa rticipate in ongoing archive maintenance including assessing objects' conditions, collections organization, hanger replacement, and object vacuuming as required. The consistent thread is that you'll be working with an amazing team of women and men who share your passion for excellence.

To Land This Role:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Dress, Costume, Fashion History, Art History or Decorative Arts is a plus
  • Knowledge of or experience with digital and physical asset management is a plus
  • Experience in organizing, cataloging, and classifying garments and accessories
  • Able to identify different fabric, qualities, and silhouettes
  • Knowledge of archive best practices is a plus
  • Ability to perform standing physical activity for long periods
  • Strong computer skills
  • Highly organized and pays attention to details
  • Energetic, patient, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously and collaborate across a wide spectrum of staff


Why You'll Want to Join Our Team:
The history of our brand is written in shoes, handbags and ready-to-wear. Our Archive team preserves this past physically and digitally from vintage materials and fabric swatches to our runway pieces and designs for the Met Gala. These materials serve as a reference and an unending source of inspiration for our Design, Merchandising and Production teams. If you are meticulous and detail-oriented with an interest in the history of fashion as well as the evolution of our brand since it's inception in 2004, come join us!

How We Work Together
  • Adaptable - We change before we have to
  • Entrepreneurial - We own it
  • Collaborative - There's no "I" in Tory
  • Client & Brand Focused - We put ourselves in Tory's shoes
  • Live the Values - We show up for each other
  • Functional Expertise - We're constantly learning and growing


#TeamTory Values

We show up with honesty & kindness, act with integrity & compassion, work with passion & humility and lead with excellence & humor.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact thetalentteam@toryburch.com .

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