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

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

Job Title Location Salary Job # More
1ST-PRODUCTION PATTERNMAKER | LARGE SIZE | GERBER | LOS ANGELES Los Angeles OPEN 7739 Info
DESIGN DIRECTOR/ BRIDAL Manhattan 150K 7864 Info
DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER SMALL LEATHER ACCESSORY MANAGER FREELANCE TO PERM Manhattan OPEN 7872 Info
EDI DATA ENTRY Manhattan $40-60K 7673 Info
FABRIC R&D MANAGER Manhattan OPEN 7863 Info
FREELANCE DESIGNER | HOSIERY | MEN'S Manhattan OPEN 7860 Info
HEAD OF BRAND STRATEGY/CREATIVE SOCKS/UNDERWEAR/APPAREL Manhattan 225-235K 7869 Info
MERCHANDISER MENS AND BOYS UNDERWEAR SOCKS Manhattan 80K 7851 Info
PACKAGING AND TRIM COORDINATOR Manhattan 50-65K 7867 Info
PRODUCTION MANAGER Manhattan 125-150K 7804 Info
PRODUCTION MANAGER MENS /BOYS Manhattan 65-80K 7830 Info
PRODUCTION PATTERNMAKER/ TUKATECH/ COUTURE EVENINGWEAR Manhattan 100-130K 7840 Info
QUALITY CONTROLER/ BANGLADESH BANGLADESH OPEN 7862 Info
QUALITY CONTROLLER/ CHINA China OPEN 7861 Info
SALES ASSISTANT / DRESSES Manhattan 40K 7831 Info
SALESPERSON/ DRESSES Manhattan OPEN 7832 Info
SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS Manhattan 200K 7866 Info
SOCK DESIGNER Manhattan 85-95K 7870 Info
SR PRODUCT MANAGER UNDERWEAR/SOCKS/FLEECE/APPAREL Manhattan 150K 7871 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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1ST-PRODUCTION PATTERNMAKER | LARGE SIZE | GERBER | LOS ANGELES


Location: Los Angeles

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7739

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Young contemporary design studio is looking to launch a special large size capsule collection. We are looking for an expert patternmaker with extensive experience with 1st through production patterns for large sizes. Will train in-house patternmakers.

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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 DATA ENTRY


Location: Manhattan

Salary: $40-60K

Job#: 7673

Recruiter: Susie Huang


Description:

 Our client is a contemporary better Womenswear Cashmere and Knits house. Their product ranges from cashmere and knit tops and knit dresses. The company was founded in 2001 with a gross revenue of over $100 million.  Their corporate office is located in Midtown Manhattan with over 50 employees.Their product are produced internationally and a privately held corporation. Their sales are being distributed in better department store across the country. 

We are searching for a DATA ENTRY/ EDI ASSISTANT to assist the Logistic department.

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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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FREELANCE DESIGNER | HOSIERY | MEN'S


Location: Manhattan

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7860

Recruiter: Helen Tang


Description:

Men's apparel manufacturer is looking for a freelance designer.

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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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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 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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PRODUCTION MANAGER MENS /BOYS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 65-80K

Job#: 7830

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

Production Manager - Mens and Boys Apparel

Our Client is an  Apparel Group  currently seeking an Senior Production Manager to join its young mens team. 

Responsibilities:


Qualifications:

 

 

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PRODUCTION PATTERNMAKER/ TUKATECH/ COUTURE EVENINGWEAR


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 100-130K

Job#: 7840

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

High end design studio is searching for a couture eveningwear dresses Production Patternmaker.

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QUALITY CONTROLER/ BANGLADESH


Location: BANGLADESH

Salary: OPEN

Job#: 7862

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for a Field Quality Controller. Work in a factory in Chittagon, Bangladesh. Preferably looking for candidates who are currently based and living in Bangladesh.

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QUALITY CONTROLLER/ CHINA


Location: China

Salary: OPEN

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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SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 200K

Job#: 7866

Recruiter: Todd Wayne


Description:

Men’s active/ sportswear manufacturer is looking for Senior Director of Production & Operation. Overall responsibility for the operations from pretesting to production and delivery into our warehouse. Develop and implement policies and programs to ensure products are manufactured within schedule and according to established quality ensuring shipping ability of customer orders. Provide technical direction & leadership driving continuous improvement. Report to the COO. 

Primary 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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SR PRODUCT MANAGER UNDERWEAR/SOCKS/FLEECE/APPAREL


Location: Manhattan

Salary: 150K

Job#: 7871

Recruiter: Donna Caruso


Description:

 

Our client is a growing Leisure manufacturer looking for a Strong Sr. Product Manager to join their team 

Manage factory sourcing plans understanding capacity / capabilities / quality / costs

· Manage all product development activities with factories

· Negotiate costs on current / new production

· Review all forecast for season and arrange factory allocation

· Release/Manage all production orders with factories

· Ensure all fabric colors are approved with CTL/Walmart before order placement

· Communicate and assist in all fabric content testing / lab dips / shade bands / PP samples / TOP

submission process

· Review and action upon all quality / fit submissions for fabric, trim, specs and overall execution

· Review and action upon all Pre-production / TOP submissions

· Review and action upon all packaging submissions for fit and content features / testing

requirements

· Partner with Factory and QC team on quality control and CTL/BV inspections

· Communicate with Walmart team / nominated suppliers / and factories on all PRL packaging

constructions/content/ order placement

· Manage and communicate all production shifts from factory and sales side

· Manage and track all Production from placement of VPO’s to arrival into warehouse.

 

· Communicate with all suppliers on daily flow and issues.

 

· Stay knowledgeable on customer compliance guidelines ensuring strict compliance by GMC.

 

· Work with Design and Sales for all Lab Dips/ Strike Offs/ PP sample/ TOP sample approvals.

 

· Approve all hangtags and ticket formats.

 

· Work with Inbound Logistics and Customer Service to minimize delays and relay any potential

delays.

Practical experiences 10+ Years of experience

Specific skills behaviour

· Good relationships

· Problem solver

· Team player

· Targets & Business oriented

· Analytical and Technical skills

· Hands on hard worker.

 

 

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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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