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at Biko Inc. (view profile)
Location Toronto, Canada
Date Posted Oct 27, 2017
Category Buying
Job Type Full Time

Description

BIKO is a contemporary jewellery brand, designed and manufactured entirely in Toronto. Based in the heart of Toronto's Fashion District, we have a loyal customer base and a robust social and media following. We’re a thriving creative business with a hunger for continued growth. BIKO is looking for an experienced Wholesale Account and Studio Manager who is an ambitious, sales driven, highly organized individual with strong business acumen. They must thrive in a fast-paced environment, be self motivated, persistent, outgoing, and agile. They should be able to take initiative and enjoy being creative in their workplace.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

WHOLESALE ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT:
-Maintain strong relationships with current stockists
-Research, pitch and develop strong relationships with new retailers
-Manage financials - invoicing, payment tracking & vendor follow up
-Meet with stockists, including store visits
-Manage vendor logistics and shipping
-Review and analyze sales reports
-Set and achieve seasonal sales goals
-Sales reports
-Update wholesale documents including linesheets, order forms, etc
-Answer all wholesale inquiries
-Some travel and support may be required for seasonal trade shows and trunk shows

STUDIO MANAGEMENT:
-Pack, fill and ship orders for both wholesale and e-commerce
-Pull, log and track samples for stylists and media
-Organize couriers for stylists, media and production
-Receipt filing and budget tracking
-Manage product inventory - log/track all incoming and outgoing product
-Newsletter management - implement eblast schedule and maintain deadlines
-Assistance with content creation for newsletter, website, social, etc.
-Assist with production management
-Develop and maintain production schedule to stay on top of seasonal deadlines
-Create and manage promotional ads on
-Facebook and Instagram
-General daily studio organization with some cleaning required
-Occasional evening and weekend event support


REQUIREMENTS:
-Minimum 2 years sales experience in fashion, jewellery or similar industry (retail or wholesale)
-Minimum 1 year experience in an office environment or completion of a relevant post secondary program (ie. office administration)
-Excellent verbal and written English language skills
-Confident, pleasant phone and Skype manner
-Excellent communication / interpersonal skills, ability to develop quick and genuine relationships
-A team player who is able to work independently - an effective multitasker who meets deadlines while maintaining impeccable attention to detail
-Motivated, energetic and self-directed, with the ability to take ownership, take initiative and problem solve
-Possess a strong work ethic and high level of professionalism
-Well rounded and a quick learner, hungry to learn and grow in roles
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude and sense of humour… because work should also be fun!


COMPUTER PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS:
-Excel / Word
-Dropbox / Google Docs / Drive
-Knowledge of Adobe Suite - Photoshop,
-InDesign, Illustrator considered an asset
-Knowledge of product photography & graphic design considered an asset


POSITION DETAILS:
3 - 5 days a week (Part / Full Time)
Starting early - mid November 2017
Contract position, wage dependant on experience


TO APPLY:
Please email your cover letter and resume to hello@ilovebiko.com
Please include Job Title “ Account & Studio Manager ” in the subject line of your message