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Jessilyn Personnel is an apparel executive search firm based on Fashion Avenue in New York City.

Jobs

Filling full-time permanent and freelance positions and representing the finest names in the fashion industry.

Job Title Location Salary Job # More
DESIGN DIRECTOR/ BRIDAL Manhattan 150K 7864 Info
DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER SMALL LEATHER ACCESSORY MANAGER FREELANCE TO PERM Manhattan OPEN 7872 Info
EDI COORDINATOR Manhattan 70-80K 7877 Info
EDI COORDINATOR - WALMART EXPERIENCE Manhattan 85K 7754 Info
EDI/ LOGISTIC COORDINATOR Manhattan 70-80K 7843 Info
FABRIC R&D MANAGER Manhattan OPEN 7863 Info
HEAD OF BRAND STRATEGY/CREATIVE SOCKS/UNDERWEAR/APPAREL Manhattan 225-235K 7869 Info
HEAD OF DIGITAL GROWTH Manhattan 75-85K 7875 Info
MERCHANDISER MENS AND BOYS UNDERWEAR SOCKS Manhattan 80K 7851 Info
PACKAGING AND TRIM COORDINATOR Manhattan 50-65K 7867 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / CTL WALMART Manhattan 70K 7876 Info
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR BI-LINGUAL CHINESE Manhattan 55-65K 7874 Info
PRODUCTION MANAGER Manhattan 125-150K 7804 Info
QUALITY CONTROLLER/ CHINA China 55-65K 7861 Info
SALES ASSISTANT / DRESSES Manhattan 40K 7831 Info
SALESPERSON/ DRESSES Manhattan OPEN 7832 Info
SOCK DESIGNER Manhattan 85-95K 7870 Info
TAILOR / MENSWEAR Manhattan $35/HR 7813 Info
TAILOR/ WOMEN'S & MEN'S / SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO $30-34/HR 7835 Info
TEMP DENIM SPECIALTY SEWER Manhattan 25-28 PER HOUR 7868 Info

Jessilyn Personnel

New York City’s top Apparel Executive Search Firm is located in the Heart of Manhattan’s Fashion district, representing some of the finest names in the industry. With over 28 years recruitment experience, we believe in the power of building relationships.

A BRIEF HISTORY

For over 28 years, Todd Wayne, president and owner of Jessilyn Personnel, has been the driving force behind our firm. Prior to founding Jessilyn, Todd spent 15 years running a family apparel business affording him a unique perspective into the intricacies of the fashion industry.

From the beginning, the philosophy and foundation of our firm has focused on partnership. Building relationships with, and between, our clients and applicants. This has kept our company thriving and why we are located on 34th Street in the heart of the fashion industry, consistently delivering top candidates to our clientele.

PROCESS

The staff of Jessilyn Personnel conducts an in-depth interview with all of our candidates with every portfolio thoroughly is assessed. We make sure our applicants are qualified before we present them to our clients.

Jessilyn's applicant database is over 700,000 strong. We partner directly with your Human Resources Department to help them find candidates who will meet their specific needs.

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Contact Us

Jessilyn Personnel Inc.

tel: 212 947 3400

fax: 212 247 0035

450 7th Avenue, Suite 2206

New York, New York 10123

Exclusively recruiting apparel's very best and representing the finest names in fashion.

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DESIGN DIRECTOR/ BRIDAL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 150K

Job#: 7864

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Luxury bridal design studio is searching for a Design Director. 

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DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER SMALL LEATHER ACCESSORY MANAGER FREELANCE TO PERM


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7872

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Luxury lifestyle Canibis Couture Accessory House is looking for a freelance/to perm 

Digital Social Media Manager to join their team. 

 

Must be experienced in the Management of Small Leather Accessories for Luxury Design Couture Marketing & Digital Marketing 

Social-Media Management Content Writing Print Media Events and Collaborations 

Ability to collaborate Brand Shoots, Co-ordinations and Execution 

Communication Efficiently

 

Must be Organized and have excellent follow up skill and the ability to navigate all social media outlets.  

Check us out on Twitter #wearefreeminded

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EDI COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 70-80K

Job#: 7877

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Men’s apparel manufacturer is searching for an EDI/ logistic coordinator.  

Responsibilities: 

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EDI COORDINATOR - WALMART EXPERIENCE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 85K

Job#: 7754

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Men’s Sportswear manufacturer with a corporate office located in Midtown Manhattan is looking for an EDI Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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EDI/ LOGISTIC COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 70-80K

Job#: 7843

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Men’s apparel manufacturer is searching for an EDI/ logistic coordinator.  

Responsibilities: 

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FABRIC R&D MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7863

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for a Fabric R&D Manager for the sporting goods market.
 
 

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HEAD OF BRAND STRATEGY/CREATIVE SOCKS/UNDERWEAR/APPAREL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 225-235K

Job#: 7869

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

 

Our client is a growing Mens/Boys/Womens Socks/Underwear/Apparel manufacturer looking for an experienced Brand Strategist 

Job description:

Expert on market trends and apply keen understanding of the marketplace to maximize effectiveness of execution

Unwavering attention to detail on our product offering and how our client interfaces with their customers as a brand

Build all-encompassing creative strategy surrounding:

                Identity

                Naming

                Brand Design

                Photography

                Art Direction

Translate business needs into accessibly inspiring brand solutions

Conduct effective product, packaging and market strategy and review meetings informing, inspiring and educating our organization      

Present  a clear strategic direction regularly to senior level management influencing business decisions and direction

Work closely with sales team to understand account needs and sales goals while ensuring those variables can be satisfied by the brand strategy

Foster a collaborative environment with designers, marketing and product managers to ensure vision comes to fruition    

Effective collaborator

Superior business acumen

Customer centric

Design and packaging experience

Knowledge of sustainability and social awareness initiatives

Experience with mens underwear, socks and apparel

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HEAD OF DIGITAL GROWTH


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 75-85K

Job#: 7875

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Head of Digital Growth

 OUR CLIENT IS A DRESS, KNIT &  WOVEN WOMEN'S MANUFACTURER LOOKING FOR A CANDIDATE TO HEAD UP THEIR DIGITAL DIVISION 

 

 

·        Building strategic and tactical plans that drive business profitability by increasing visitors, improving conversion rates, increasing AOV, managing margin performance, including through effective pricing and promotional activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

·        Responsible for development and training of the ecommerce team 

 

 

 

The Successful Applicant should have:

 

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MERCHANDISER MENS AND BOYS UNDERWEAR SOCKS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 80K

Job#: 7851

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Men's apparel manufacturer based in Midtown, New York is searching for a Merchandiser to set strategic merchandise direction for implementing the company vision across their product lines and business partners.   

ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE APPAREL MERCHANDISING EXPERIENCE

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PACKAGING AND TRIM COORDINATOR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 50-65K

Job#: 7867

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

 

Our client is looking for a Packaging and Trim Coordinator to join their growing company located in Midtown NYC.

The primary role of this position is to support the operational aspects of packaging development and the production process for their products.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

-Review packaging art from design with compliance to ensure all align

-Set up Time and action with factories for carton markings/case labels/upc’s/ and packaging layouts

-work with corresponding teams to ensure all information is correct

-Order tickets/packaging needs

-Communicate any changes needed on trim need to production manager to ensure delivery is not impacted

-Meet with compliance/Quality assurance to go through all testing and compliance regulations needed and confirm all claims/ fiber contents are correct on packaging and in product.

-Study and read through all manuals to ensure product is being shipped/packed correctly according to customer guidelines ( works with sales/ opp’s )

-Review TOP’s to ensure all packaging and call outs are correct and accurate. -

-Assist in other needs Qualifications

-Working knowledge of Microsoft applications 

-Strong communication and organizational skills

-Strong attention to detail and process

-Ability to excel in a fast paced and dynamic environment

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR / CTL WALMART


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 70K

Job#: 7876

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Our Client is a growing Sock/Underwear & Apparel manufacturer looking for a  Production Coordinator to support the Sr Production Manager overseeing the product production process in our supply chain management. The Production Coordinator will work closely with the Sr production Manager in implementing process & metrics to support our deliveries & vendor performance.

 PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUME IF YOU DO NOT HAVE WALMART EXPERIENCE 

Primary Responsibilities

· Collaborates with QA/Compliance teams on Walmart floor ready guidelines (labels, trim, packaging)

· VPO creation and VPO maintenance

· Manage and resolve all reworks within the warehouse

· Request and Tracking of all Fit/PP/TOP samples and communication cross-functionally

· Timely communication with vendors to ensure shipment bookings are submitted on time.

· Reviewing all shipping documents to review prior to passing to logistics

· Review internal reporting (ie WIP, Shipment Schedule, QC schedule) and communicate to Sr Production Manager any potential shifts or delays.

· Create vendor guide (customer specific) by program and communicate to vendor

· Provide QC WIP report and final TNA (in collaboration with Production Manager)

· Understanding of Walmart vendor guides and standards

· Daily issue resolution and communication to vendors

 

Qualifications

· 5+ years of experience in apparel production. (Walmart/Big Box experience strongly preferred)

· AA, preferably BA/BS in Production, or equivalent combination of education and experience in related field.

· Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners.

· Self-motivated and self-directed with continuous desire to learn and grow.

· Flexible and agile learner able to adapt to the changing needs of the business.

· Exceptional time management and organizational skills with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

· Proactive problem solver able to trouble shoot and/or escalate issues effectively.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office systems such as Outlook, Word & Excel.

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PRODUCTION COORDINATOR BI-LINGUAL CHINESE


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 55-65K

Job#: 7874

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

  Our client is searching for a Bi-lingual chinese Production Coordinator for knits and Woven

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PRODUCTION MANAGER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 125-150K

Job#: 7804

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Men’s and women’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for a Production Manager. Product ranges from cut & sew knits, fleece and thermal T-shirt, jackets, pants, socks, undergarments and camouflage apparel. Must have experience working with Walmart and/or Costco.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS:

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QUALITY CONTROLLER/ CHINA


Location: China

Salary: 55-65K

Job#: 7861

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for a Field Quality Controller. Work in two factories in Tianjia & Fujian, China. Preferably looking for candidates who are currently based and living in China.

 

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SALES ASSISTANT / DRESSES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 40K

Job#: 7831

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a privately held moderate to better dress manufacturer with a corporate office located in Midtown Manhattan.  Their 4 divisions range from traditional, special occasion, fun contemporary and trendy dresses. They have been established since 1985 with an annual revenue of 50 million dollars and approximately 50 employees. Their price points range from $50 to $100. Their product is manufactured internationally and distribute to major department stores, specialty chains and boutiques. They have also expanded internationally to Canada, South America and Europe.


Our client is looking for a Sales Assistant.

Duties will include:

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SALESPERSON/ DRESSES


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7832

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our client is a privately held moderate to better dress manufacturer searching for Sales Executive. The corporate office located in Midtown Manhattan.  Their 4 divisions range from traditional, special occasion, fun contemporary and trendy dresses. They have been established since 1985 with an annual revenue of 50 million dollars and approximately 50 employees. Their price points range from $50 to $100. Their product is manufactured internationally and distribute to major department stores, specialty chains and boutiques. They have also expanded internationally to Canada, South America and Europe. 

Our client is looking for a Salesperson.

Responsibilities:

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SOCK DESIGNER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 85-95K

Job#: 7870

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Responsible for leading and driving all facets of design related to concept, innovation and presentation of all products in support of the companies brands and product solutions to meet consumers needs

• Research and merchandise a Socks & Ladies’ & Boys collection applicable to the brand both aspirationally and competitive to meet customer needs

• Store shopping as well as online research.

• Design and sketch a line.

• Seasonal Line review presentation.

• Create tech packs for salesman’s samples and development.

• Work with production and factories in development process.

• Review samples once received.

• Gets salesman feedback and narrow down the selection.

Work on specs with Tech designer.

• Adjust tech packs for production.

• Cad adjustments as needed.

• Maintain master sheets like color codes, retailer codes, style numbers, crops reference system sheets

• Assist production, Mens design or shipping as needed for whatever needs they may have.

• Manage software admin for Email, mircosoft, adobe etc for all GMC, Maintain Computers

Education Degree in Apparel Design IT MS Office, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, PLM Practical experiences

7-10 years of professional experience Specific skills behaviour

• Proven ability to interface successfully with internal/external partners

• Able to work independently and as part of a team

• Operates with mindset of achieving company sales and gross margin objectives

• Enthusiastic about creative, forward thinking with solid organizational and project management skills

• Able to work through unexpected issues and delays • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

• ~15% travel required

 

 

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TAILOR / MENSWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $35/HR

Job#: 7813

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

One of the leading brands of couture RTW designers is looking for a tailor.

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TAILOR/ WOMEN'S & MEN'S / SAN FRANCISCO


Location: SAN FRANCISCO

Salary: $30-34/HR

Job#: 7835

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

One of the leading brands of couture RTW designers is looking for a tailor. The Tailor is responsible for ensuring the proper fit, marking, altering, repair, and pressing of garments for the business.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

REQUIREMENTS

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TEMP DENIM SPECIALTY SEWER


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 25-28 PER HOUR

Job#: 7868

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Our Client is looking for a TEMP Denim Speciality Sewer . Qualifications; Must have 5+ years experience (specialized in denim), and will be needed 3 to 4 days per week in the atelier through 4/30/21 (starting asap).  

 Must know the following Machines:

  • Feed off the arm lap seam 3 needles                                                
  • 4 Needle chain stitch waistband machine                        
  • Cover stitch belt loop machine                                                  
  • Keyhole buttonhole machine                                                            
  • 2 Needle Straight Stitch machine                                                     
  • Chain stitch machine                                                                     
  • Bartack machine   

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