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Operations Manager

Employer
With Jean
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

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Function
Operations
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Since our inception in 2017, With Jéan has embarked on an exhilarating journey, rapidly carving out a niche in the fashion world. With an unwavering dedication to blending modern aesthetics with timeless allure, we continue to redefine style with every collection. Our commitment to direct-to-consumer engagement has been instrumental in fostering meaningful connections and propelling our growth. As we continue to evolve, we are excited to embark on our expansion into retail and wholesale channels. In line with this exciting phase, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Operations Manager to lead the opening of retail stores and introduce wholesale opportunities.

 

Position Overview:

The Operations Manager will play a pivotal role in the growth and expansion of our retail and wholesale expansions. They will be responsible for overseeing the successful opening and management of retail stores, as well as developing and implementing wholesale strategies. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in retail operations, wholesale management, and project management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning and execution of retail store openings, including site selection, lease negotiation, store development, and staffing.
  • Develop and implement operational procedures and policies to ensure efficient store operations and exceptional customer service.
  • Manage store budgets and expenses to optimize profitability.
  • Build and maintain relationships with retail landlords, contractors, vendors, and other external partners.
  • Develop and execute wholesale strategies to expand the brand's presence in new markets.
  • Identify and evaluate potential wholesale partners, negotiate agreements, and manage ongoing relationships.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design, marketing, and finance, to drive overall business objectives.
  • Monitor industry trends and competitive landscape to identify opportunities for growth and innovation.
  • Provide regular reporting and analysis on store performance, sales trends, and wholesale partnerships.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Retail Management, or related field; MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in retail operations management, with a proven track record of successfully opening and managing multiple stores.
  • Strong understanding of wholesale operations, including sales forecasting, pricing strategies, and distribution channels.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a passion for driving business growth.
  • Knowledge of fashion industry trends and consumer behavior.

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position. In your cover letter, please also include your salary expectations and availability for an interview.

All candidates must be based in New York or Los Angeles.

 

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