US Digital Wholesale Assistant

Ordre

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Job title

US Digital Wholesale Assistant, Ordre

Location

New York, United States

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Wholesale

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

ORDRE is a fashion tech company providing interactive 360 online showroom experiences for luxury ready-to-wear and accessory designers. The most prestigious retailers from around the world in turn are able to discover collections and confidently place orders remotely online.

ORDRE’s designer portfolio includes over 100 of the world’s established and progressive luxury brands while its global retail network is comprised of 2,770 department stores and specialty boutiques in 93 countries.  

As one of our US based ORDRE Digital Wholesale Assistants you will be an integral part of a dynamic and growing global team, working alongside and supporting US ORDRE Sales Managers with everything from admin to uploading and managing designer collections online.

Administration

  • Daily admin tasks including managing calendar invites, greeting and signing guests at reception, conference room reservations, travel itineraries, compiling expenses, and reporting to Hong Kong Headquarters on any relevant matters.

Database & Platform Management

  • Keeping track of engagement of designer relationships and logging all updates in the relevant database
  • Ensuring Retailer database is updated in the backend of the platform and setting up retailer profiles and logins when required

Sales & Market Support

  • Assisting Sales Managers with their designer campaigns, tasks include collating and logging key dates and information and scheduling market appointments
  • Compiling weekly reports of online activity
  • Attending shows and presentations
  • Compiling end of season reports for our designers

Shoot Production and Upload Management

  • Production support during 360° shoots; shoot sheets, assisting with styling, errands and multi tasking to ensure seamless delivery of shoots and assets transfer
  • Manage collection uploads; preparation of CSV files and upload to the backend, making changes and updates
  • Cross checking collections once upload is complete to ensure all online profiles and showrooms are flawless

Physical Showrooms

  • Ensuring all ORDRE inventory is logged and accounted for (ipads, screens etc)
  • Ensure all showroom equipment per brand is prepared and ready to go i.e, collection downloaded on iPads, VR shows
  • Organising transport and successful delivery of inventory to the showrooms required + coordinating pick up

Overall Expectations

  • Staying ahead of the game and being abreast of industry knowledge - making sure NYC and greater ORDRE team are aware of important announcements relevant changes in the industry
  • Building a greater ORDRE network of retailers and designers alike
  • Passion, rigor, working hard & contributing to a positive team environment

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has experience and passion for the luxury wholesale market
  • Has great time management skills and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Tech savvy
  • A clear communicator, written and verbal,
  • A natural go-getter who is also a real team player

Language skills

  1. English, Native or bilingual proficiency

About Us

With the combined experience of 40 years in the business of fashion, the company founders' Simon Lock and Kirsten Lock recognised the challenges created by the changing environment for luxury brands in managing their global wholesale networks.

The impact of the digital revolution, increased retailer competitiveness and other global economic factors have created significant disruption to traditional business channels. Fashion week schedules continue to be in a state of flux and the ability for retail buyers to be able to constantly travel to attend physical showrooms spread around the world, presents a range of logistical and cost related challenges.

The founders’ vision was to create ORDRE as an additional and complementary channel to facilitate the management of luxury wholesale networks globally through the presentation of seasonal collections through online showrooms.

ORDRE has operations in London, Paris, New York and Hong Kong and is looking to establish operations in other key markets.

ORDRE US Director - Stephanie Siu-Wai Kirtley:  15 years in the Luxury Fashion industry at a senior level overseeing wholesale and retail within various Fashion brands including: Balenciaga at Paris Headquarters and Harvey Nichols in the UK.

www.ordre.com