NFA | Part-Time Office Assistant

Part-Time NFA Office Assistant

We are looking for a detail-oriented go-getter to join the team here at the NFA HQ. This individual will handle the administrative details of running our member-based organization. 20 hours per week with flexible hours and a wide range of responsibilities. If you’re a self-starter who is really into both the big picture and the nitty-gritty, this might be for you.

Duties & Responsibilities

-      Manage membership process including database entry, new member on-boarding, answering member emails, and overseeing mailed communications
-      Coordinate activities with vendors, sponsors, members and community partners
-      Plan, create assets, and schedule social media calendar consistent with missions and vision of the NFA
-      Prepare informative newsletters for members and non-members
-      Gather monthly member reports
-      Assist in preparing creative and professional presentation decks
-      Maintaining office spaces and ordering materials as needed
-      Update website as needed
-      Schedule meetings for CEO

Skills

-      Must have knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, HootSuite, social media platforms, G-Suite
-      Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and CRM/database systems preferred
-      2-4 years experience in office support position; experience in the non-profit world highly valued but not required
-      Exceptional customer services skills
-      High level of attention to detail
-      Excellent creative problem-solving skills

If this all sounds great and groovy, send your resume and a brief introduction to us over at info@nashvillefashionalliance.comsubject “Part-Time Office Assistant”

Manuel | Fashion Merchandising and Showroom Assistant

Full time - Monday-Friday 9-6, 1 hour lunch break, 2-15 minute breaks. 

DAILY TASKS:

- Check calendar (review with Manager as needed)
- Check voicemail messages (return phone calls or give to appropriate recipient)
- Count petty cash drawer/any change needed?, make sure amount equals petty cash reconciliation sheet (always under $15)
- Desk needs to be clean and presentable at all times
- Sweep/dust outside entry way at front door/windows
- Windex doors and all mirrors, dust any other areas needed (display cases, windows, racks, fitting rooms, etc.)
- Tidy showroom: make sure items are displayed neatly including windows, fitting rooms are clean and clear of items
- Check bathrooms and break room for cleanliness and stock of items
- Sweep/mop when needed (bathrooms, entire showroom/couture room/fitting room, hallway, backroom)
- Check and reply to social media messages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
- Check and reply to emails
- Greet and assist walk-in/scheduled appointment clients
- Answer phones in a professional manner
- Monitor and fill any online order (website, Etsy, EBay, etc.)
- All items in showroom must have a price tag with correct price
- Submit any mail, completed invoices, custom orders, and batch reports to Manager

WEEKLY TASKS:
- Deep clean
- Price, photograph, and measure any new showroom pieces (some weeks you may need to price them to get in showroom the day completed then pull them to take photos and measure)
- New showroom and custom pieces need to be reviewed for quality and lint rolled before shipped/placed in showroom
- Photograph any custom pieces (DO NOT post on social media or website until client exposes first)
- Upload and update new inventory on Google Drives and ManuelCouture.com
- Suzani Boots, Curvy Girl Ranch, Betty Badd Couture, JKulor: Update sold and new consignment inventory on Google Drives and individual sheets (this needs to stay updated times, always keep track of what consigner takes out and brings in showroom/you will need to sign and approve inventory sheet before they are leaving)
- Post 2-3 times per week on all social media sites (get fans involved with interactive posts)
- Line up social media posts for the next two weeks (Facebook can log posts two months prior to post date)
- Post and approve with Manager any urgent/additional social media posts
- FedEx package drop-off/dry-cleaning drop-off and/or pick-up

MONTHLY TASKS:
- Re-merchandising showroom on specified weeks or as directed by Manager
- Update news and print sections on ManuelCouture.com
- Upload and pay posting fee of new items to Etsy and EBay
- Prep for showcases or large events including events outside of showroom
- Event marketing on social media (Manager will specify other duties needed)
- Submit the last retail day of each month Petty Cash reconciliation to Manager
- Make inventory list for Manager
- Schedule monthly window cleaning (preferably before/during display changes)
- Monthly walk-in sales goal of $15,000

MISC.
- Phone messages: always ask what it is regarding, get phone number, and full name of person
- No one is allowed to loan or borrow pieces from showroom (contact Manager for approval, loan policy MUST be filed out completely including signed invoice with list of items and total amount - NO EXCEPTIONS, get copy of ID and credit card listed-double and make sure written down correctly)
- Petty cash can never exceed $150,00 in the front (a deposit to Manager must be made)
 

IF MANAGER IS OUT
- Give Manuel his AM and PM medication as needed, take blood pressure and sugar levels, then record on health sheet (call Manager if needed, see Health Sheet for full details)
- ask Manuel if anything needs to be ordered from suppliers; if needed record on Supplies Ordered sheet
- Always update Manuel on the calendar if appointments are set or items are due (may need to be reminded an hour before appointment arrives)

https://manuelcouture.com/

Nisolo | Supply Chain & Operations Intern

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.


Internship Overview

We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. As an intern in Supply Chain & Operations, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in: warehousing and fulfillment, global logistics, inventory management, and operations management.  Students who intern will get the chance to obtain a global view of our Supply Chain.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Coordinating delivery of inbound containers
  • Conducting cycle counts and updating inventory
  • Researching best practices and other SCM trends for start ups
  • Learn and assisting with order fulfillment process
  • Analyze data and report metrics
  • Assist with organizing inventory
  • Complete an SCM related project from start to finish and present key findings to the Nisolo exec team
  • Support Director of Finance & Operations in analyzing inventory levels
  • Assist in developing production orders based on inventory and turn ratio analysis

At Nisolo we are looking for students who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship
  • High energy, friendly and people-focused personality
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship.

To apply

Please submit your resume to reeves@nisolo.com. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

Nisolo | Part-Time Retail Associate

About Nisolo

Nisolo is a sustainable fashion brand that produces footwear and accessories for women and men. We are an early-stage, E-Commerce company composed of smart, driven teammates committed to excellence and strategically improving our work. We are passionate and compassionate, ambitious and pragmatic and 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.

Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service, in line with Nisolo’s core values and brand philosophy
  • Communicate aforementioned philosophy to customers
  • Demonstrate exceptional product knowledge and provide expert style advice
  • Communicate effectively and accurately our product fit, sizing, and unique features of each style
  • Deliver an amazing shopping experience for all customers
  • Update internal documentation with detailed notes to include customer tracking and sales numbers, as well as customer experience
  • Understand our inventory on hand, as well as policies and procedures around managing inventory
  • Understand and use our point of sale system
  • Handle in-store customer inquiries while working alongside our customer experience team
  • Product merchandising upkeep to ensure all displays meet brand aesthetic and organizational standards
  • Assist with inventory transfers

 

  • Skills + Qualifications
  • Committed to excellent customer experience
  • Energetic, kind, patient, and adaptable
  • Must be familiar with Google Sheets/Excel
  • Self-directed and hard-working with a "no task is too small" attitude
  • Smart and organized
  • Confident in decision making
  • Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Able to multitask
  • Able to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel
  • High School diploma or equivalent

To apply - Email your resume to jo@nisolo.com

Nisolo | Retail Sales & Community Engagement Coordinator

About Nisolo

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

About You

  • You are excited to execute local marketing initiatives that drive increased traffic and sales and grow brand awareness in Nashville.
  • You are confident managing a team and adhering to showroom costs and budget.
  • You have an outgoing personality and are energized by face-to-face customer interactions and public speaking engagements.
  • You have an eye for visual merchandising and enjoy creating display pieces for new product.
  • You are a great team player who can communicate and collaborate well with cross-functional teams within a small and growing organization.
  • You are committed to a positive and welcoming shopping environment.
  • You have proactive problem solving skills and the ability to adapt under pressure.
  • You respond positively to constructive feedback and adapt quickly to change.
  • You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge, seeing every challenge as an opportunity to learn.
  • You are humble, hungry, and smart (in that order). You know what you’re good at while still continually striving to improve and grow in all areas.
  • You are motivated at least in part by a commitment to social impact in your daily work.
  • You are self-motivated, creative, and flexible with the ability to multi-task and take initiative.
  • You are not afraid to have a little fun every now and then.

About The Position:

The Retail Sales & Community Engagement Coordinator will be the point of contact and lead for the Nisolo Showroom location in Nashville, TN. Focus will be on monthly/quarterly sales goals and on increasing local reach through press, partners, events, etc. He/she will split time working shifts in the physical store, as well as in the Nisolo main office. The Coordinator will oversee part-time retail staff by coordinating schedules, payroll, and all team trainings. Additionally, this person will work closely with the Nisolo Customer Experience team, handling in-person CX requests. Weekly travel to our South Nashville warehouse location will be required when transferring inventory to the showroom in coordination with the Fulfillment team.

Responsibilities:

  • Increasing sales and overall foot traffic of showroom location.
  • Execute in-store events and marketing opportunities such as bi-annual sales events, local concert series, and pop-up partnerships.
  • Coordinate with local press and community influencers to increase brand awareness.
  • Track and report required sales and traffic data through departmental dashboards.
  • Manage and coordinate the work schedules of our part-time retail staff members. Occasional flexibility to cover weekend shifts and events, when necessary.
  • Support fulfillment team and adhere to standard operating procedures to ensure inventory accuracy and transfers to showroom location.
  • Work closely with various Nisolo departments to provide a streamlined in-store experience.
  • Attend team meetings to maintain product and brand knowledge to share with part-time staff.
  • Understand and optimize point of sale systems and software.
  • Regularly update product and display merchandising to ensure all displays meet brand aesthetic and organizational standards.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of marketing, retail, or similar required.
  • Strong familiarity or experience with Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to drive sales and grow business.
  • Ability to analyze sales data and track progress to goals.
  • Excellent operational and time management skills.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, undergraduate degree preferred.

Compensation: Based on previous experience and expertise.

Timing: Estimated start date: June 2018. Note: 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 amanda@nisolo.com with the subject line “Retail Sales & Community Engagement Coordinator [Applicant’s Name].”

  1. What are the 3-5 keys to success for you in the role of Retail Sales & Community Engagement Coordinator? How do these keys of success tie in to your strengths and experience?
  2. What sets you apart for this position from other candidates with comparable qualifications and experience?
  3. Your goal is to increase retail showroom revenue by 100% in Q3 and overall foot traffic by 50%. What would your strategy be to meet these goals? Be sure to consider on-brand themes, support needed from internal departments, timelines, and potential partners involved. You have a budget of $2500.  

Lauren Antoinette Designs | Intern

Responsibilities: 
Internship will be 10-15 hrs a week.
• Market brand to retail stores in Davidson County and surrounding areas
• Assist in execution pop up markets
• Assist in email marketing campaigns
• Fulfill online and wholesale orders
• Manage wholesale retail accounts
• Assist in social media campaigns
• Inventory management
• Research potential events and local retailers for pop-up opportunities
What you will learn
• How to build a retail brand
• Learn process of designing, handcrafting, and assembling jewelry
• How to research and pitch to retailers for wholesale opportunities
• Account management, relationship building, and social media management
Qualifications
• Energetic, hardworking individual with an entrepreneurship mindset. 
• Able to work weekend all day events
• Bonus points: Knowledge in jewelry design/making
How to apply
Email your resume to hello@laurenantoinettedesigns.com to get started!

 

ABLE | Footwear Design Director

ABLE is growing our design team and we are searching for an expert to oversee our shoe 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. Come join us in Nashville, TN. 

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 3 years of experience in product development, drawing sketches, leather details and shoe construction
  • Strong understanding of shoe and leather production, including manufacturing processes, new material development, finishing treatments, 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 

  • Coordinate the 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
  • 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 shoe 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 shoe designs
  • Creativity - Motivate and encourage innovation and creativity within the shoe 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

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Ceri Hoover | Retail Associate

Seeking a retail associate. Ceri Hoover fosters a tight, connected team. Positivity, collaboration, and reliability are key. So is a commitment to helping a small business grow to its full potential. This means knowing how to get, keep, and grow customer relationships thru clienteling. Our business is active in bricks-and-mortar as well as online and in social media. Ability to mine all selling opportunities is a must as well as ability to provide a complete and thorough full-service retail experience. Personal touch combined with use of all digital platforms is fundamental to the growth and success of our company.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Merchandising store and website
Fulfilling and shipping online orders
Cleaning/organizing store
Demonstrate exceptional product knowledge and provide expert style advice
Initiate connections through social media, e-mail, hand written communication, telephone, and in person communication daily/weekly.
Sales Generation: build customer connections through appointments and in store events.
Follow - Up: Further personalize the customer relationships through thanking the customer and following up on the experience. Maintain customer client books and social media relations.
Outreach and Networking: initiate connections through social media, e-mail, hand written communication, telephone, and in person communication daily/weekly.

Requirements:

Be the expert of current fashion trends in the industry and the Brand.
Must have a passion for sustainability.
Energetic, kind, patient, and adaptable
Creatively communicate fashion awareness to team and customer.
Serve as a leader in customer service, product information, and outfitting for the total store assortment. Must be committed to excellent customer experience
Collaborate with the store leadership team to communicate customer feedback.
Must be familiar with Google Sheets/Excel
Must be able to multitask
Interpret and articulate the CH lifestyle and culture.
2 years retail experience required.

Please email resumes to ceri@cerihoover.com

Wrangler | Retail Brand Ambassador

Job Description

Wrangler is opening a store to celebrate what Nashville is known for in the country music industry, on May 25, 2018 and is looking for SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS & TRENDSETTING Brand Ambassadors.  Our Brand Ambassadors will introduce and promote the Wrangler Brand through in-store interactions and selling of merchandise in an environment where various events will take place.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is:

  • Active on Social Media – Influencers wanted!
  • Loves building brand awareness and recognition. 
  • Has strong communication and selling skills for a retail setting.
  • Looking for a seasonal summer position.

 

Your work to do list:

  • Be an active team participant in the Wrangler Store in Downtown Nashville.
  • Represent the Wrangler brand with enthusiasm and passion (social media presence a plus).
  • Effectively handle customer questions and drive in-store sales.
  • Share new ideas to enhance customer engagement and drive business.

 

Must haves for Wrangler:

  • Experience in a retail setting – specialty a plus!
  • Ability to show passion and excitement about the Wrangler Brand.
  • Master communicator who can quickly react to customer inquiries, questions etc.
  • Proven ability in monitoring social media platforms.
  • Capability to interact professionally in a high-profile setting

 

The formal stuff:

  • Starting rate is up to $12/hour.
  • Various incentives based on sales.
  • Associate discount
  • While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle and feel objects, tools, or controls, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to climb and balance.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

Click here to apply

STOCK by Omega | Marketing & Social Media Intern

We are looking to add a member to our team to help us with marketing and social media! It can be for college credit or not, either way works for us! 
We want someone who is excited to start their portfolio and add some things to their resume and have fun while doing it!
A love for apparel is a must!
hours and days are negotiable based on the right candidates schedule!

email sarah.mallory@omegaapparel.us

Nisolo | Retail Associate

Nisolo Retail Associate

About Nisolo

Nisolo is a sustainable fashion brand that produces footwear and accessories for women and men. We are an early-stage, E-Commerce company composed of smart, driven teammates committed to excellence and strategically improving our work. We are passionate and compassionate, ambitious and pragmatic and 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.

Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service, in line with Nisolo’s core values and brand philosophy
  • Communicate aforementioned philosophy to customers
  • Demonstrate exceptional product knowledge and provide expert style advice
  • Communicate effectively and accurately our product fit, sizing, and unique features of each style 
  • Deliver an amazing shopping experience for all customers
  • Update internal documentation with detailed notes to include customer tracking and sales numbers, as well as customer experience
  • Understand our inventory on hand, as well as policies and procedures around managing inventory
  • Understand and use our point of sale system
  • Handle in-store customer inquiries while working alongside our customer experience team 
  • Product merchandising upkeep to ensure all displays meet brand aesthetic and organizational standards
  • Assist with inventory transfers

 

Skills + Qualifications

  • Committed to excellent customer experience
  • Energetic, kind, patient, and adaptable
  • Must be familiar with Google Sheets/Excel 
  • Self-directed and hard-working with a "no task is too small" attitude
  • Smart and organized
  • Confident in decision making
  • Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Able to multitask
  • Able to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel
  • High School diploma or equivalent

To apply - Email your resume to jo@nisolo.com

 

Nisolo | Part-Time Warehouse/Fulfillment Associate

PART TIME WAREHOUSE / FULFILLMENT ASSOCIATE

About Nisolo
Nisolo is a sustainable fashion brand that produces footwear and accessories for women and men. We are an early-stage, E-Commerce company composed of smart, driven teammates committed to excellence and strategically improving our work. We are passionate and compassionate, ambitious and pragmatic and 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 You 

  • You are detail-oriented and care about product presentation. 
  • You like identifying process improvement opportunities. 
  • You care about accuracy and quality, and consider yourself a perfectionist. 
  • You are flexible and willing to work in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • You get a real satisfaction out of creating order. 
  • You are a go-getter, and can be depended on to get things done. 
  • You are an efficient worker. 
  • You are available 3 days a week
  • You are willing to work overtime during peak seasons, and are available during the core hours of 7:30a-6:30p. 
  • You are not afraid to have a little fun every now and then. 
  • You consider yourself highly positive, and have a GREAT attitude. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Pick, pack and ship customer orders, and troubleshoot problems.
  • Receive and process returns and exchanges.
  • Sort, count, package, label, unpack and/or log inventory which is shipped or received.
  • Inspect shipments for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify supervisor. 
  • Organize shipments to 3rd party distributors.
  • Report on a regular basis to manager about inventory levels, customer orders, and returns and exchanges.
  • Conduct regular physical inventory counts.
  • Reorganize inventory on shelves in warehouse for seasonality.
  • Prepare warehouse to receive international shipments. 
  • Unpack shipment of product and replenish warehouse shelves.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Highschool diploma.
  • 1 year of warehouse experience preferred, but not required. 
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Mental - Requires relatively high degree of concentration and attention to detail while focusing on repetitive tasks approximately 80% of time. 
  • Physical - Requires walking/standing approximately 90%, sitting approximately 10%, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Involves considerable amount of stooping, forward bending, crouching, and climbing ladders. 
  • Environmental - Requires capability of performing essential job functions in various warehouse environments under various lighting and climate control tolerances. 
  • Manual Dexterity - Requires use of hands, arms, and feet for repetitive lifting and reaching; requires capability of operating automobile.

Compensation:  $10 per hour. 

    To apply

    Please submit your resume to  monique@nisolo.com.

    Nisolo | Warehouse Senior Manager

    Warehouse Senior 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 You

    • You are hardworking and resourceful. 
    • You are an exceptionally organized self-starter who can prioritize well in a high growth, hands off environment, and are able to think strategically and independently.
    • You are attentive to detail and can manage a tight deadline.
    • You can set strategy and vision, but you are not afraid to execute at a tactical level. There is no task too small or too big for you. 
    • You’re a great team player who can communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams within a small and growing organization.
    • You respond positively to constructive feedback and adapt quickly to change.
    • You’re humble, hungry, and smart (in that order). You know what you’re good at while still continually striving to improve and grow in all areas.
    • You are motivated at least in part by a commitment to social impact in your daily work. You love fashion and keeping up with trends in the industry.
    • You’re not afraid to have a little fun every now and then.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage warehouse vertical, including inbound/outbound logistics. 
    • Maintain physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts and inspecting equipment.
    • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
    • Evaluate and design processes and tools in support of continuous improvement efforts.
    • Maintain receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
    • Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
    • Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
    • Complete warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
    • Oversee design and implementation of pick, pack, ship process for customer orders, and troubleshoot problems. Hire, train and manage staff to implement daily tasks.
    • Oversee design and implementation of returns and exchanges process. Hire, train and manage staff to implement daily tasks.
    • Maintain 3-5 person warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
    • Maintain warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
    • Prepare warehouse to receive international shipments. 
    • Oversee unpacking of shipments of product and replenishment of warehouse shelves.
    • Inspect incoming shipments for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify merchandise planning manager. 
    • Report on a regular basis to manager about inventory levels, customer orders, and returns and exchanges.
    • Manage relationships with Third Party customers including order-taking, relaying tracking information, and problem-solving
    • Maintain regular communication with carriers (UPS, FedEx, USPS) regarding pickups/deliveries, holiday demands, and volume

     

    Skills & qualifications:

    • At least 5 years of past experience managing a warehouse. 
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
    • Strong collaborative and detail oriented skills.
    • Able to work in a fluid, fast-paced, multi-channel environment.
    • Able to maintain high standard of confidentiality and professionalism.
    • Strong leadership and training skills as evidenced by previous activities or work experience.
    • Ability and willingness to lift boxes and materials weighing 50+ pounds.
    • Strong, positive attitude with high integrity and high energy.
    • Forklift certification and experience driving a box truck preferred. 

     

    Compensation: Based on previous experience and expertise. 

    Timing: Estimated start date: May, 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 becky@nisolo.com with the subject line “Warehouse Senior Manager [Applicant’s Name].”

    1. What are the 3-5 keys to success for you in the role of Warehouse Senior Manager at Nisolo? How do these keys to success tie in to your strengths and experience?
    2. What sets you apart for this position from other candidates with comparable qualifications and experience?
    3. Nisolo lands a big press placement that increases Holiday order projections by 100%. It is September. Please describe in 1 page or less how you plan to accommodate the increased order volume.

    Nisolo | Supply Chain Director

    Supply Chain Director

    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 You

    • You are an exceptionally organized self-starter who can prioritize well in a high growth, hands off environment, and are able to think strategically and independently.
    • You are crazy attentive to detail and can manage a tight deadline.
    • You can set strategy and vision, but you are not afraid to execute at a tactical level. There is no task too small or too big for you. 
    • You are hardworking and resourceful. You understand why data is critical to make high-level, strategic, business decisions and are passionate about providing and analyzing that data.
    • You’re a great team player who can communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams within a small and growing organization.
    • You respond positively to constructive feedback and adapt quickly to change.
    • You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge, seeing every challenge as an opportunity to learn. 
    • You’re humble, hungry, and smart (in that order). You know what you’re good at while still continually striving to improve and grow in all areas.
    • You are motivated at least in part by a commitment to social impact in your daily work. 
    • You’re not afraid to have a little fun every now and then.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage import/export function; understand and adhere to federal, state and local trade requirements. 
    • Work with Executive Team to research, evaluate and select future suppliers. 
    • Work with international suppliers to develop and adhere to documentation and reporting systems required to meet free trade requirements.
    • Conduct in-depth supply chain analyses, which may include data gathering from across various systems/sources, data manipulation, data modeling, and the evaluation of proposed solutions.
    • Develop solutions to complex logistics support problems. 
    • Manage third party vendor relationships related to logistics. 
    • Develop and implement logistics plans inclusive of supplier contracts, routing guidelines, problem resolution and cost containment. Manage international flow of materials. 
    • Evaluate supply chain needs and selection of shipment modes.  Work with suppliers, carriers and customs brokers to expedite shipments.
    • Define integrated logistics support requirements. Lead reengineering efforts as it relates to supply chain planning and execution systems. 
    • Establish key performance metrics and benchmarks relating to supply chain planning and forecasting. 
    • Measure actual performance against goals on a regular basis and present results to senior management. 
    • Serve as company contact and spokesperson with suppliers. 
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders such as Warehousing, Finance, Merchandising, Product Design & Development, Marketing, and Sales.

     

    Skills & qualifications

    • At least 5 years of past experience working in supply chain operations. 
    • BA/BS degree, preferably in supply chain and/or logistics.
    • Experience traveling to, and working in, developing countries.
    • Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
    • Strong collaborative and detail oriented skills.
    • Able to work in a fluid, fast-paced, multi-channel environment.
    • Able to maintain high standard of confidentiality and professionalism.

     

    Compensation: Based on previous experience and expertise. 

    Timing: Estimated start date: May, 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 becky@nisolo.com with the subject line “Supply Chain Director [Applicant’s Name].”

    1. What are the 3-5 keys to success for you in the role of Supply Chain Director at Nisolo? How do these tie in to your strengths and experience?
    2. What sets you apart for this position from other candidates with comparable qualifications and experience?
    3. Nisolo receives a Form CF 28 from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Outline in 1 page or less your plan to respond to that inquiry.

    Nisolo | Marketing and Data Analyst

    Marketing & Data Analyst
    About Nisolo

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

    About You

    • You are a Google Analytics expert who knows how to dissect and decipher the customer journey and then take that data to forge an optimized path of least resistance.
    • You are an Excel guru with a knack for numbers and the story that they tell.
    • You are an exceptionally organized self-starter who can prioritize well in a high growth, hands off environment, and are able to think strategically and independently.
    • You are crazy attentive to detail and can manage a tight deadline.
    • You are pragmatic and look for validation through data.
    • You are hardworking and resourceful. You understand why data is critical to making strategic business decisions and are passionate about providing and analyzing that data.
    • You are a great team player who can communicate and collaborate well with cross-functional teams within a small and growing organization.
    • You respond positively to constructive feedback and adapt quickly to change.
    • You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge, seeing every challenge as an opportunity to learn.
    • You are humble, hungry, and smart (in that order). You know what you’re good at while still continually striving to improve and grow in all areas.
    • You are motivated at least in part by a commitment to social impact in your daily work.
    • You are not afraid to have a little fun every now and then.

    About The Position:

    The Nisolo Marketing & Data Analyst will leverage industry-leading analytics platforms and Marketing Technology tools, along with internal and external resources and data sources, to research, collect, and analyze data across all marketing and merchandising channels both online and offline. This include sales programs, marketing events, promotions, social media and strategic partnerships along with website, Email, and content engagements necessary to measure and report on successes and actionable opportunities for marketing campaigns. He/she should have digital marketing prowess with strong curiosity about data and ability to leverage comprehensive analytics to create impactful business insights, strategies, and customer narrative.

    As a member of the Nisolo marketing team, ongoing analytics focus includes digital-marketing, lead and demand generation campaigns, and partner marketing campaigns, mapping to buyer funnel and database segmentation and buyer/prospect personas.

    The Marketing & Data Analyst will engage and collaborate internally with functional areas of marketing and merchandising to creative services to product development and retail marketing. Externally, the Marketing & Data Analyst may work with affiliates and 3rd party partners responsible for supporting sales and campaign results.

    Responsibilities:

    • Aggregate result metrics from multiple channels and sources to measure effectiveness of marketing and merchandising programs, promotions, and engagements via quantity/quality KPIs and high-level, ROAS and ROI frameworks.
    • Follow and maintain robust measurement infrastructure and monitoring/optimization of campaign/email/website/retail performance.
    • Create, maintain, and optimize comprehensive static ‘snapshot’ online, campaign and engagement reports on weekly/monthly/quarterly cadence as well as facilitate ad-hoc requests.
    • Maintain awareness of trends, technologies and industry standards related to campaign deployment including our product portfolio and business processes.
    • Understand digital and industry best practice benchmarks and stakeholders’ goals and objectives.
    • Build systems to structure and transform raw data into actionable business insights to inform greater company strategy and decision making.
    • Disseminate reporting to appropriate interdepartmental teams and stakeholders to ensure that the wider team is aware of campaign performance to better target users and improve overall ROI and effectiveness.
    • Ensure secure storing, handling, and access to company data and support team members in the use of data systems and processes.
    • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

    Desired Skills & Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years of experience working as an E-Commerce data analyst, using data to drive strategy.
    • 2-3 years of digital marketing experience including omni-channel, online marketing, email marketing, marketing analytics, database management, and lead/demand generation.
    • Strong understanding and experience using analytics, reporting, and dashboard software tools.
    • Expert knowledge of:
    • Google Analytics Suite
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Strong familiarity with each of the following preferred:
    • Shopify
    • Klaviyo
    • Facebook Ads Manager
    • Google Adwords Manager
    • User experience tools such as Crazy Egg or Optimizely
    • B.S./M.S. in Marketing, Business, Mathematics, or Economics preferred.
    • Experience in some programming language preferred.
    • Previous consumer facing, E-Commerce brand experience preferred.
    • Aptitude to create logic-based queries and data filtering criteria.
    • Ability to evaluate and improve analytics tools/reporting, determine gaps, and provide best practices for improvement.
    • Self-motivated, creative, and flexible with the ability to multi-task and take initiative.
    • Positive attitude, team player and contributor.
    • Passionate about driving innovation and technology adoption to the greater team.
    • Marketing automation and personalization experience a plus.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and intuition to validate data.

                  Compensation: Based on previous experience and expertise.

                  Timing: Estimated start date: June 2018. Note: 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 ctsai@nisolo.com with the subject line “Marketing & Data Analyst [Applicant’s Name].”

                  1. What are the 3-5 keys to success for you in the role of Marketing & Data Analyst? How do these keys success tie in to your strengths and experience?
                  2. What sets you apart for this position from other candidates with comparable qualifications and experience?
                  3. What are 2-3 of your proudest achievements using data to drive a critical decision, optimize a campaign, discover an untapped opportunity, or hedge a risk?

                   

                  Cotton & Moss | Marketing & Social Media Intern

                  Company: Cotton & Moss

                  City: Nashville

                  Job Title: Marketing & Social Media Intern

                  Description: Cotton & Moss is looking for a savvy marketing & social media intern for the Spring semester. We are gearing up for our first product launch so it will be an exciting time to come on board.

                  Cotton & Moss is a site dedicated to interviews and stories of people creating a positive impact in the apparel, accessories and farming industries, whether it be brands, mills, farmers, or factories. I'd like to shift the way a customer thinks about buying a product and engage them in the process. My goal is to create a more sustainable, lifestyle product offering where consumers have peace of mind and support in their buying decisions. Cotton & Moss will provide small and special product launches throughout the year.

                  We are looking for an intern that is in their Junior or Senior level of college with a focus on Marketing / Outreach / Social Media. The candidate should be very aware of fashion, design, and awareness of sustainability or gardening would be a plus. In this role, you would partner with the founder to tackle everyday projects concerning a start-up blog / retail business. This would be a very hands-on, collaborative role so the candidate needs to be very reliable, great with communication and extremely tech savvy.

                  Responsibilities would include:

                  -Seeking new outreach efforts with publications, websites, etc. to build brand & product awareness
                  -Coordinating email logistics for any blog & media related post
                  -Assisting in scheduling and managing social media post
                  -Utilizing social media and email tools to promote the brand & products
                  -Thinking creatively about future branding opportunities
                  -Assisting in product inventory updates, packing, shipping, & emailing customers
                  -Being a note taker in any upcoming user interviews focused on product research
                  -Potential to travel for a special interview / story

                  -6-8 hours a week
                  -Days to be determined, but please send availability
                  -June - August

                  Please email resume or a brief description of background & interest to info@cottonandmoss.com.

                  Sewing Training Academy | Marketing Intern

                  Sewing Training Academy | Marketing Intern

                  Duration: September-December 2018

                  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 tquincy@cctenn.org

                  Nisolo | Merchandise Planning 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 You

                  • You are an exceptionally organized self-starter who can prioritize well in a high growth, hands off environment, and are able to think strategically and independently.

                  • You are an Excel guru with a knack for numbers. You love turning a story and a plan into a spreadsheet and vice versa.

                  • You are crazy attentive to detail and can manage a tight deadline.

                  • You can set strategy and vision, but you are not afraid to execute at a tactical level. There is no task too small or too big for you.

                  • You are hardworking and resourceful. You understand why data is critical to make high-level, strategic, business decisions and are passionate about providing and analyzing that data.

                  • You’re a great team player who can communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams within a small and growing organization.

                  • You respond positively to constructive feedback and adapt quickly to change.

                  • You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge, seeing every challenge as an opportunity to learn.

                  • You’re humble, hungry, and smart (in that order). You know what you’re good at while still continually striving to improve and grow in all areas.

                  • You are motivated at least in part by a commitment to social impact in your daily work. You love fashion and keeping up with trends in the industry.

                  • You’re not afraid to have a little fun every now and then.

                  Responsibilities:

                  • Prepare sales, margin and inventory forecast and lead team in monthly open to buy forecast meetings for current year; provide sales trend opportunity for future quarters, validate stock-to-sales relationships, maximize receipt flow to improve turn, reconcile receipts and suggest pricing strategies to drive profitability.

                  • Generate purchase orders for all products (existing and new) at the distribution channel, category, style, and SKU level.

                  • Create and analyze weekly reports on inventory levels, including turnover and weeks of supply, in order to efficiently track and manage over 1,500 SKUs.

                  • Provide daily and weekly updates on business as it relates to last forecast, identifying trends, and highlighting selling that exceeds or falls short of expectation.

                  • Manage communication with marketing, creative, sales and quality control teams about upcoming production orders and product launches, as well as any other matters related to product.

                  • Work with executive, design, and development teams to manage seasonal product line to meet brand initiatives, business objectives, and revenue targets, as well as style, SKU, and margin targets, including both the creation and discontinuation of new and existing styles.

                  • Coordinate with international vendors to ensure on-time production and delivery against line strategy.

                  • Maintain all product information via seasonal line plan, internal database, and product line management systems.

                  • Analyze and contribute to discussion of sales and costing targets during product development process.

                  • Assist in managing carryover product and aged inventory.

                  • Additional duties as assigned.

                   

                  Skills & Qualifications:

                  • 4-6 years of past experience working in planning, buying or merchandising.

                  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

                  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

                  • Bachelor’s degree in math, economics, finance, or related discipline.

                  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

                  • Strong understanding of the fashion or social enterprise space preferred.

                  • Previous consumer facing E-Commerce brand experience preferred.

                  • Ability to maintain high standard of confidentiality and professionalism.

                   

                  Compensation: Based on previous experience and expertise.

                  Timing: Estimated start date: March, 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 becky@nisolo.com with the subject line “Merchandise Planning Manager [Applicant’s Name].”

                  1. What are the 3-5 keys to success for you in the role of Merchandising Planning Manager at Nisolo? How do these keys to success tie in to your strengths and experience?

                  2. What sets you apart for this position from other candidates with comparable qualifications and experience?

                  3. Develop a 12 month forecast for our Emilio Chukka Boot, complete with proposed purchase dates and quantities to meet the forecast. Assume that the Emilio launched on November 1, 2017 and the first 8 weeks of demand, in units, were: 800, 400, 325, 200, 375, 450, 400, 250. It is week 9 and we currently have 950 units of hand, and 1400 units arriving in week 14. Please communicate all other assumptions you create to complete the project.