Finnleys | Senior Buyer

Buyer Purpose

The Buying role at Finnleys is a key area of responsibility.  As a growing women’s boutique with a mix of fashion, jewelry, and gift items, the buyer must be constantly replenishing stock with new and unique quality items.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keeping our store stocked with the appropriate levels of inventory to achieve sales targets, including forecasting needs.

  • Knowing our customer and what will sell – in collaboration with key sales associates

  • Spotting trends and purchasing products

    • Maintaining a finger on the pulse of fashion via vendor relationships, markets, magazines, social media outlets, competitors, sister boutiques in other areas of the country

    • This includes attending 4-6 shows a year, coordinating with sales associates, showrooms, and suppliers

  • Manage purchasing budget

    • this includes aligning with owner on category mix, new categories, deleting categories, how many of each style,

  • Purchasing for window design (outfits, accessories, etc)

  • Long-term planning for seasonal products and events (Holidays, graduation, weddings, Mother’s day, festivals, in-store special events)

  • Reviewing specialty buys for wish-list

  • Managing or communicating the product flow of what is arriving, what is optimum retail and paperwork process

  • Educating sales people on the upcoming new products, key selling points, specialty items

Key Qualifications:

  • Boutique experience – preferably 5 to 10 years

  • Buying experience – 2 to 5 years

  • Ability to travel

  • Knowledge of retail POS systems, spreadsheets and word documents

Desired Characteristics:

  • Creative problem solving

  • Organized

Measures of Performance

  • Inventory Turns

  • Markdowns

  • Margins

  • Sales/Sell-through

E-mail resumes to

Finnleys | Assistant Store Manager

Assistant Store Manager Purpose

Assist in delivering revenue goals and growth for Finnleys Franklin Main Street Location.

Train and track sales processes, procedures, and guidelines.  

Continue to recruit and train family of “A player” associates to build relationships with our customers.

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Revenue: Assist in achieving annual revenue goals

    1. Target KPI’s

      1. Daily/Monthly Revenue

      2. Average Transaction Value

      3. Units Per Transaction

      4. Revenue/Employee

      5. Revenue/Hour

      6. Conversion Rate

      7. Returns

  1. Relationship Marketing: Model and coach associates to create an environment of trust and relationship with our customers, resulting in a loyal following.  

      1. Creates a welcoming environment

      2. Implements a system of product knowledge and understanding

      3. Builds a strong relationship with customers

      4. Enables a proven method of converting lookers into buyers

  1. Business Marketing:

    1. Assist in all areas of marketing, including:

      1. Social Media

      2. Events

      3. Print Media

      4. In-store Presentations/Signage, etc

    2. Be aware and share information of competition

    3. Contribute to promotions in collaboration with Team

  1. Inventory: Collaborate with team to assess appropriate category selection

    1. Communicate with Buyer and Team regarding the needs and movement of product

    2. Mindful of trends that may affect store’s stock

    3. Assists in physical inventories and regular spot checks


*Organization and Planning Skills

*Independent Worker


*Ability to build Relationships

*Ability to hire

*Ability to develop people

Minimum Requirements:

*Technology savvy – familiar with and/or not scared to learn new technology.

*Progressive retail experience, including people management (min 2 years)

*Knowledge of laws governing employee management (ie hours worked, hiring, firing, etc)

*Available weekends, especially Sundays, and have flexibility around scheduling in coordination with manager.

What you get:

*Being part of a team that values your unique personality and experience

*Fair compensation and a professional environment

*Bonuses – as associated with goal achievement

E-mail resumes to

Ever Alice | Sales and Operations Coordinator

Ever Alice is a contemporary women’s boutique that houses Ever Alice Studio, an ultra-feminine jewelry line designed in Nashville. We are seeking a part-time Sales and Operations Coordinator who can help with the overall workflow of weekly operations and communications between retail, ecommerce and wholesale. 

• Work closely with our showroom reps
• Responsible for all sales accounts and maintaining client relationships 
• Enter orders and fulfill 
• Prepare monthly sales projections and met sale quota 
• Responsible for updating line sheets
• Inventory management 
• Assist in ordering materials and entering PO’s for the orders. 

• Work in the shop when necessary 
o Must be available some Saturdays each month
• Keep ‘On Order’ Book up to date
• Tag and hang items when they arrive
• Enter PO’s into our inventory system
• Responsible for general upkeep of store and merchandising

• Answer customer emails
• Ship online orders
• Update products 
• Handle marketing emails

• Prior retail experience is preferred
• Must be organized, stylish and have excellent customer service skills
• Sales driven
• Knowledge of Photoshop/InDesign is a plus
• Proficient in Excel

E-mail resumes to

Johnny Was | Part-Time Sales Associate

We are currently seeking a part-time sales associate for our Johnny Was store in Nashville at The Mall at Green Hills. The ideal candidate is a talented, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to contribute to the JW retail experience, as well as provide exceptional service in all aspects of the sales floor - greeting customers, selling, product knowledge, styling, cash wrap, restock and overall shop keeping.

Besides our 36-and-growing retail locations nationwide, Johnny Was is carried in over 1,500 luxury boutiques worldwide and online at The sales associate is a key partner in growing the Johnny Was brand.

Applicants must have:
1) A friendly and outgoing personality 
2) Excellent customer service skills 
3) The ability to develop and maintain a clientele base
4) An understanding of upscale fashion and accessories
5) Ability to work flexible work schedules including nights and weekends
6) An open and team-oriented mindset

All employees receive great merchandise discounts, an employer-matched 401(k) plan and much more. Pay base + commission at all levels.

E-mail resumes to

Christina Kober | Full-Time Production Jeweler


We are seeking a responsible and detail-oriented Bench Jeweler to join our team. This position requires excellent communication skills since you will be working as part of a team. We are a growing company that produces handmade jewelry on a production level, you must be willing to embrace repetition. Full-time position in our Nashville, TN studio.



  • Soldering sterling silver rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

  • Polishing & finishing using flex shaft & polishing machine.

  • Casting finishing.

  • Assist studio manager with other duties as needed.


  • Strong bench jeweler skills (soldering, polishing, assembly)

  • Comfortable working with your hands.

  • Must be able to read and understand step by step directions.

  • Comfortable using small hand tools like a flex shaft and large equipment like polishing machines.

  • Experience with stone setting & working with gold a plus, but not a requirement.



  • Requires sitting for long periods of time.

  • Repetitive physical movements.

  • Careful handling of materials.

  • Ability to work with very small pieces and parts.



This is a full-time position, 30 - 40 hours/week. Starts at $14/hr but compensation depends on experience and skill set. Opportunity to grow with company as experience increases. 

Apply here

Natalie Busby | Retail Stylist/Social Media Coordinator

Natalie Busby is a women's clothing line based in Nashville, TN. All of our products are responsibly made in Nashville and we focus on the incorporation of natural and sustainable textiles for all of our collections.

We are currently seeking a part-time Retail Stylist/Social Media Coordinator for our East Nashville studio/showroom. The role will encompass both retail sales and social media/marketing outreach for the brand. 

The person in this role must love people, fashion, social media, styling, and have some prior experience in customer service.

- Provide customers with high quality service, expert product knowledge and a positive, friendly store experience
- Work with Natalie to fulfill, manage, and build online orders
- Cultivate and maintain client relationships
- Convey brand values, style advice, and product fit information to customers
- Develop strategies and plans to achieve sales goals through customer service experiences, community outreach and social media engagement. 
- Responsible for general upkeep/presentation of the store
- Responsible for tagging new inventory, quality check, and merchandising products

Instagram/Social Media:
- Responsible for 3-5 weekly posts
- Assist in photo creation for Instagram
- Identify and assist in outreach for collaborations with bloggers, stylists, and local publications
- Assist in the content creation of email marketing campaigns

Administrative & Wholesale:
- Assist with website management and adding new products
- Assist in wholesale shipping and receiving
- Assist to integrate wholesale inventory with web/store inventory

- Prior retail experience is preferred
- Knowledge of InDesign/Photoshop a plus
- Graphic design/photography skills also a plus
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
- Must love dogs!

This is a part-time positon for immediate hire – 3-4 days a week. Weekend availability is a MUST.

Serious inquiries only.
Please send an introduction, resume, and date of availability to

Finnleys | Stylist

Finnleys is a family-owned boutique located on Main Street in the heart of downtown Franklin. We offer a unique selection of clothing and accessories for women of all ages in a fun and energetic atmosphere. We are in search of sales associates that enjoy customer service, love fashion and are truly outgoing. Our stylists provide a personalized shopping experience for our guests.

A Stylist must excel in a fast pace work environment, have a passion for people, love customer service, open to learning new products, and find fulfillment in independent styling! 

Customer Service:

Our customers are the reason for our being and we want to guarantee them a unique and personalized experience! 

- Conducts top quality customer service by providing customers with helpful, compassionate customer service. 
- Provides customer service with 100% satisfaction 
- Creates a positive experience by having fun, enjoying their time with customers, and creating professional relationships. 
- Enjoys being customer's personal stylist with clothing, accessories, and more! 


- Go the extra mile to drive sales/ cross sell products.
- Actively seeks out customers in store.
- Able to manage cash register.

General Store Upkeep:

- Restock merchandise as needed.
- Tag, steam, fold, hang, and prepare merchandise to be sold.
- Keep the store tidy and organized.
- Opening and closing procedures.

Desired Qualities:

• Driven and motivated personality 
• Excitement to be creative 
• Effective communicator 
• Ability to work as a positive and helpful team member 
• Love for helping customers and others 
• Enjoy having fun at work 
• Styling/sales experience (Sr. Stylist only)
• The ability to charm, engage, and relate to customers 
• An outgoing, personable, and friendly demeanor 
• A strong work ethic 
• Leadership skills 
• The ability to remain professional while cultivating a high-energy, entertaining work environment

E-mail your resume to

Cavanagh Baker | Pattern Maker/Seamstress

Cavanagh Baker is seeking a Nashville pattern maker and seamstress to work closely with the brand’s founder at their Nashville atelier.

·       Constructs one of a kind Women’s Collection gowns, capes, coats and separates to the pattern and/or draping specifications of designer. 
·       Provides expert finishing and tailoring of specialty garments for Celebrity and VIP clients 
·       Ensures the highest possible level of quality and standards in keeping with the Cavanagh Baker brand and image. 

·       Experienced seamstress with pattern making, garment construction. 
·       Must be able to complete a garment from start to finish 
·       Excellent handwork skills including hand and machine sewing. 
·       Knowledge of fine fabrics, trims, knitting and weaving, embroidery and beading. 
·       Knowledge of industrial sewing machines 
·       Minimum of 3 years experience 
·       Attention to detail. 

Please send your introduction, resume and availability for an initial conversation to or give us a call at 615-679-0424.

Curves with Purpose | Pop-up Shop Sales Associates

We are looking for pop-up shops sales associates for upcoming events in Cool Springs Galleria Mall.  In addition to sales roles, there could be lifting, packing and unpacking.

Dates needed: 
August 18- September 2
September 28 - October 14
December 7 - December 23

Experience preferred but not necessary. E-mail for more info.

Emerson Grace | Sales Stylist

Emerson Grace is a women’s contemporary boutique with an elevated casual environment. We are seeking stylish, highly motivated, energetic, hard working team players to join the team.

A sales stylist creates a positive environment for the clients by providing excellent customer service and maintaining client relationships with an inviting and welcoming attitude. A strong applicant should possess enthusiasm, brand/product knowledge and previous retail experience.

· Provide an excellent shopping experience
· Cultivate and maintain client relationships
· Achieve/exceed sales goals
· Propose in store events and networking opportunities within the community
· Maintain overall store appearance and product presentation
· Use open and honest communication

· Minimum 2 years experience in retail
· Outstanding verbal/written communication skills
· Stylish, with a fashion sense
· Schedule flexibility with weekend availability
· Business minded and sales driven
· Team player with strong organization skills
· Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills

Submit your resume to

Arcade Kids | Part-Time Sales Associate

Arcade is a children's store located in Hillsboro Village. The ultimate destination for finding the child in your life something truly original, we sell a wide array of unique children's brands from around the world.

We are hiring a part-time sales associate to work at least 2 weekends per month as well as some weekday shifts, anywhere between 10 to 20 hours each week. 

We are looking an for outgoing, upbeat person with a love for all things kids, retail and design. This person will be responsible for assisting customers, processing incoming inventory, merchandising, and helping with day to day operations of the shop.  Must have a flexible schedule, an interest in fashion, and love kids! 

Send your resume and a little bit about yourself to

ABLE | Apparel Design Director

ABLE is growing our design team and we are searching for an expert to oversee our apparel department. We are a rapidly growing lifestyle fashion brand with a mission of creating sustainable business opportunities for women both locally and globally. Our team is composed of sharp, driven people who thrive in a mission-driven, collaborative culture.

Qualifications and Skills:

● Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or Fashion Design or equivalent professional work experience in either design or production

● Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in product development, drawing sketches, fabric details and apparel construction

● Strong understanding of apparel and fabric production, including manufacturing processes, new material development, quality, color consistency, production issues and lead-times

● Ability to create and drive timelines with each vendor to ensure that designs will hit market deadlines

● Knowledge of best practices within the manufacturing environment

● Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with partners in Merchandising and Planning, responding to business objectives with creative, innovative, and cost-effective design solutions

● Strong negotiation and presentation skills

● People management skills and experience

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills

● Proficient with Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite

● Demonstrated decision making and problem solving skills

Job Responsibilities:

● Creation of tech packs, including design renderings, materials, and measurements in order to accurately communicate designs to vendors

● Understand and apply trends in the retail/ fashion industry and interpret them for our customer

○ Research Color, Materials, Print, Trims, Hardware, and Silhouettes

● Create assortment plans alongside the design team, including design inspiration, renderings, color palettes, and materials

● Report to Fashion Director for style approvals

● Use company sales data to inform design processes, company margin guidelines to inform pricing, and both sales data and trend knowledge to inform obsolescence planning for the product life cycle

● Communicate timelines and designs effectively to manufacturers in order to efficiently guide the product development process, ensuring on-time samples and final products

● Oversee fabric sourcing and material development to ensure materials are competitively priced and adhere to quality standards, color accuracy, and desired handfeel

● Travel to factories for product development

● Coordinate the sending of development packages to partners

● Support the initiation and management of product revisions and follow-ups on all development from 1st proto to commercialization.

● Manage final sample product testing to ensure that construction quality and materials meet standards

● Manage daily communication with vendors related to troubleshooting construction issues

● Establish new manufacturing relationships and find new vendors for new concept developments

Individual Traits:

● Committed to the work of empowering women through employment as a serious solution to poverty

● Strength in being your own manager and able to stay on task and hit deadlines

● Passion for fashion and future design trends

● Thrives best in a team environment and enjoys collaborating to achieve best results

● Able to quickly read and react to customer’s wants and needs and turn them into thoughtful designs

● Understands impacts of sales, margin, and seasonality trends in retail

Team Collaboration:

● Collaboration - Attend design and merchant meetings, actively contributing relevant category information, and work to execute actions coming out of meetings

● Flexibility - Take direction from leaders, implement changes, adjust processes as needed

● Supervision - Work with design team on a daily basis to efficiently execute apparel designs

● Creativity - Motivate and encourage innovation and creativity within the apparel category

● Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change and operate in a dynamic organization, while also managing competing priorities

● Observant - Recognize and accurately forecast fashion and cultural trends as they relate to the ABLE target customer

For more information, email with your résumé in order to begin your application.

Patricia Nash Designs | Flagship Store Manager

An international leather handbags, footwear and accessories lifestyle brand is seeking a Manager to manage its first and only retail flagship store located in Knoxville, Tennessee. This is a critical role as this person is responsible for making this Flagship store a destination that truly reflects the brand DNA and displays all product in the best way possible. The store hours are M-F 10am-6pm.

Reports to: VP, Operations

Hours/Wk: 40

Starting salary: $35,000, Negotiable based on experience

Essential Functions:

  • Sales: Take the lead in setting the marketing calendar with promotions, events, and plans to grow sales in the store, working with team members to execute.

  • Inventory Control: Make sure the store is always stocked with fashion, core and sale items. Ensure processes are followed to receive and relieve inventory in the POS system. Maintain a stocked cashwrap.

  • Quality Control: Make sure all stock looks good and is free of defects. Ensure all product is stuffed, merchandised and organized properly in the showroom.

  • Reporting: Complete timely and accurate reporting of sales and any other critical data to the correct team members.

  • Customer Service: Enthusiastically greet and assist customers who visit the store and/or call for assistance. Keep a record of customer information where applicable.

  • Premises Control: Ensure the showroom and building is secure after hours at all entry points.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experience with a Point-of-Sale (POS) system to conduct retail transactions, returns, and maintain inventory.

  • Functional understanding of Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.

  • Experience in retail industry required.

  • Experience in merchandising preferred.

  • Experience in e-commerce favored.

  • Experience with digital marketing, digital advertising, and/or social media favored.

  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical abilities.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

  • Punctuality required.

  • Attention to detail and great organizational skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of an Associate’s degree or higher in Retail or related degree or equivalent combination of education and/or training strongly preferred. 3 years of experience required. Work samples or URL’s of recent work required.

Apply via LinkedIn here


Sewing Training Academy | Marketing Intern

Sewing Training Academy | Marketing Intern

Duration: January-May 2019

Objective: Increase public awareness of STA classes and activities by maintaining program’s social media accounts

Skills desired: eye for photography and graphic design, seasoned social media guru, hunger for on-line research

Time commitment: 10-15 hrs/wk 

Apply: Contact Trishawna Quincy at

Emily Phillips | Fall Intern

City: Nashville

Description: CREATIVE:
● Assist in photoshoots for lookbook, website and media
● Plan and execute photo shoots for social media, newsletter and literature
● Assist in the design of Spring Summer 2019 collection (introduce 2 new styles)
● Work with technical designer; pattern maker; fabric jobbers and manufacturer to
perfect current patterns and introduce new styles
● Identify and work with bloggers in town on collaborations
● Meet with Pastiche: organization founded by Emily Phillips for local designers to
sit together; open financial books; share resource ideas and any opportunities to

● Work with accounting to balance financial books, categorize charges etc.
● Fulfill website orders and wholesale orders
● Integrate wholesale orders with website inventory
● Receive goods, quality check, create SKUS, tag and inventory
● Daily check in on company’s 4 goals and report on Quarter 2 progress
● Create and mail invoices, follow up with wholesale accounts. (accounts
● Work with marketing team to stay on message, plan and execute marketing

● Website management
○ Adding new products
○ Email marketing campaigns
○ Analytics
● Segment customer lists
● Adwords

TRAVEL: (E M I L Y P H I L L I P S to cover any/all required travel expenses)
● Organize and execute trunk shows
● Visit wholesale accounts as necessary
● Chicago visits: we will walk through the
entire process of designing your own clothing line: visit factory; meet with
technical design team; explore new manufacturing options, meet with fabric rep
● Work any trade shows/trunk shows

● Work with current wholesale accounts
● Create new wholesale account relationships
● Explorer trade show options
● Research showrooms
● Inventory organization/management
● Shipping/receiving
● Revamp and rework social media
● Filing and following up
● Monitor stock levels: stock and fill
● Sales reports: margins, turn %, performance

Requirements: must be proficient in Illustrator, excel in social media and be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours a week with significant flexibility during peak weeks and travel weeks.
This is an unpaid internship with substantial opportunities for growth, development, and travel.

Mail to Email Address:

Nisolo | Digital Marketing Manager

About Nisolo

Nisolo is a sustainable fashion brand that produces footwear and accessories for women and men. We are an early-stage, E-Commerce D2C company composed of smart, driven teammates committed to excellence and strategically improving our work. We are passionate and compassionate, ambitious and pragmatic. We work together in pursuit of the common goal to grow a healthy, household name brand and push the fashion industry in a more sustainable direction.

About The Position:

The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for the management of online demand generating marketing campaigns for Nisolo including; email management, supporting paid search and natural search programs, product data, content, marketing calendar, and support of the digital product roadmap. This position will create and implement revenue generating online email, social, and targeted marketing programs to drive new users and facilitate repeat visits to Nisolo digital platforms and help manage and optimize keywords, online content, and link creation for search engines, and be accountable for the traffic driving success for online channels.


  • Create, maintain, and implement online marketing programs and development standards by utilizing paid search, natural search, shopping data feed optimization, social marketing strategy, and email programs to ensure efficient and accurate implementation of effective strategies for each of the programs.
  • Support the CMO to execute paid search marketing strategies and programs and agency providers to deliver target transactional, profitability goals, acquisition goals, and awareness goals.
  • Identify and implement strategies for increasing traffic and revenue through organic search optimization and bring natural search ingenuity forward for competitive advantage.
  • Continually monitor and proactively manage organic search rankings at the product and category levels to maximize traffic and revenue.
  • Manage the social marketing team to ensure appropriate strategies, programs, tactics, and metrics are in place in order to execute a world-class, industry-leading social marketing program and drive sales.
  • Develop customer treatment strategies for key customer segments, from high potential to trial buyers, high value to lapsed, etc. that are aligned with CRM marketing principles to enhance long term customer relationships.
  • Oversee email list selection and segmentation to ensure successful selection of high value customer targets for email campaigns and operational email touch points.
  • Responsible for developing and managing strategic aspects of the company's email marketing.
  • Leverage analytics to develop, manage, and optimize email marketing strategy by building test approaches such as a/b testing and segmentation in an effort to improve email marketing KPIs.
  • Analyze weekly email campaign performance, including testing and segmentation. Provide daily, weekly and monthly reporting analysis on email campaign performance.
  • Ensure use of best practices and compliance around permission-based marketing, privacy and spam/privacy regulations.
  • Develop and launch strategies to continually increase the opt-in email marketing database and stay up to date with the latest industry best practices and industry trends, including performance metrics and evolving technology.
  • Manage mobile SMS and mobile based direct marketing campaigns.
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute integrated online promotional campaigns, as well as develop reporting and financial analysis on those initiatives, which includes, but is not limited to, new product introductions, proprietary brand expansions, seasonal events, and other strategic company initiatives.
  • Manage the marketing calendar in coordination with the other marketing managers and key members of the operations and merchandising teams.
  • Stay current with industry trends, standards, and practices to better identify customer needs by analyzing and reporting trends and influences of outside factors for both the business at large and online, specifically.
  • Work with internal team members in merchandising, customer experience, finance, and operations to ensure campaign treatments, landing pages, and back-end functionality are set-up and optimized to maximize conversion, sales, and fulfillment.
  • Monitor, track, and analyze online program effectiveness to measure traffic, revenue, sales, conversion, and R.O.I and present weekly reports by campaign, site and, category.
  • Develop and manage direct reports who assist and support the online traffic marketing efforts to the website.
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Skills & Qualifications

  • This position requires knowledge of marketing, online analytics, financial analytics and information technology, as well as quantitative methods acquired through formal education or 3 - 5 years on-the-job application. Also required is computer proficiency in spreadsheet software and word processing, and strong writing and verbal skills to prepare reports and presentations. Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, finance, information technology or related field.
  • 3-5 years experience with pay per click programs, digital marketing, email marketing and developing and implementing search engine optimization strategies to achieve goals.
  • Expert knowledge preferred of:
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint, Access
    • Shopify
    • Analytical software (Coremetrics, Google Analytics) optimization
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical, planning, organizing and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with and communicate with senior management level executives
  • Negotiation skills


Compensation: Based on previous experience and expertise.

Timing: Estimated start date: August, 2018. Only candidates who pass through to the interview round will be contacted.

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Next Steps: If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a single PDF document containing a cover letter, answers to the below questions, and a résumé to with the subject line “Digital Marketing Manager [Applicant’s Name].”

  1. What are the 3-5 keys to success for you in the role of Digital Marketing Manager at Nisolo? How do these keys to success tie in to your strengths and experience?
  2. Expound on your experience managing a marketing calendar and driving marketing campaigns throughout digital channels from inception to launch to post-launch analysis.