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The heartbeat of any brand is its people. The John Varvatos culture is full of passion, creativity and rock ‘n’ roll! With many opportunities for growth and career development, we are a company that has ambitious plans for growth, and each individual plays a vital role in achieving our goals. We recognize each individual’s contributions and treat each other with dignity, respect and fairness.

Your application, resume and qualifications will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department. If your skills and experience match the requirements for the position, the Human Resources Department will contact you directly. John Varvatos Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We accept applications thoughout the year for all retail store locations at all levels - apply today at Careers@johnvarvatos.com

  • Retail

    Sales Associate

    All Locations

    Posted: Jan 01, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  

    Overview
    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  Other duties include assisting with customer transactions, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, and developing a clientele base.  We accept applications throughout the year for all retail store locations.

    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs

    - Establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Maintaining a positive, energetic, and upscale atmosphere reflective of the John Varvatos brand

    - Exceeding expectations in identifying store trends and communicating these trends to the buyer

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them

    - Continually display exemplary customer service in dealing with all clients

    - Display creative problem solving abilities in accommodating client needs (returns, damaged merchandise, etc.)

    - Assist with stocking merchandise on shelves, as well as assisting with pricing merchandise and maintaining a clean and organized appearance of the store


    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethic and customer service mentality

    - Complete understanding of the John Varvatos customer and lifestyle

    - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    - Driven and enthusiastic in exceeding sales goals

    - Resourceful and hands-on approach to problem solving

    - Extremely motivated, with the drive and follow-through skills to increase clientele base and aid existing clients in growing their John Varvatos collection


    Education and Training:

    - Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred


    Experience:

    - Minimum of 2+ years as a luxury sales associate

    - Fluency or conversational level in a foreign language a plus

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    General Manager - Soho

    New York, NY

    Posted: Jan 15, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The General Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the store location, overseeing staff, maintaining merchandise and providing exemplary customer service.  Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The General Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the store location, overseeing staff, maintaining merchandise and providing exemplary customer service.  Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.


    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs.

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them.

    - Establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Managing sales team by continually motivating staff to exceed sales and productivity goals while setting the store standard in fostering a positive, upbeat and energetic atmosphere

    - Exceeding expectations in identifying store trends and communicating these trends to the buyer

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Accurately and efficiently facilitating and overseeing customer purchases and return transactions

    - Watching for, recognizing, and handling loss prevention situations by displaying exemplary customer service

    - Managing the daily operations of the store through monitoring and managing various levels of store staff

    - Planning, identifying, communicating and delegating appropriate responsibilities and practices amongst the sales team

    - Maintaining a knowledge of inventory, scheduling, setting sales goals, and training of sales associates

    - Ensuring that store merchandising, windows, and visual displays are maintained and consistent with the brand image

    - Maintaining clear, concise, and constructive communication lines open between sales team and corporate office.

    - Seeking out top talent for the sales team through networking and recruiting

    - Maintaining employee relations, problem solving, and acting as a leader to the sales team

    - Maintain professional, positive work environment


    Position Requirements

    - Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to analyze sales reports and data to determine business needs and develop strategies

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational and customer service skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency

     

    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years’ experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 2 years of luxury retail management

     

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    General Manager - New Store, Bal Harbour

    Bal Harbour, FL

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The General Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the newly opened store location, overseeing staff, maintaining merchandise and providing exemplary customer service.  Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The General Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the newly opened store location, overseeing staff, maintaining merchandise and providing exemplary customer service.  Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.


    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs.

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them.

    - Establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Managing sales team by continually motivating staff to exceed sales and productivity goals while setting the store standard in fostering a positive, upbeat and energetic atmosphere

    - Exceeding expectations in identifying store trends and communicating these trends to the buyer

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Accurately and efficiently facilitating and overseeing customer purchases and return transactions

    - Watching for, recognizing, and handling loss prevention situations by displaying exemplary customer service

    - Managing the daily operations of the store through monitoring and managing various levels of store staff

    - Planning, identifying, communicating and delegating appropriate responsibilities and practices amongst the sales team

    - Maintaining a knowledge of inventory, scheduling, setting sales goals, and training of sales associates

    - Ensuring that store merchandising, windows, and visual displays are maintained and consistent with the brand image

    - Maintaining clear, concise, and constructive communication lines open between sales team and corporate office.

    - Seeking out top talent for the sales team through networking and recruiting

    - Maintaining employee relations, problem solving, and acting as a leader to the sales team

    - Maintain professional, positive work environment

     

    Position Requirements

    - Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to analyze sales reports and data to determine business needs and develop strategies

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational and customer service skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency

     

    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred

     

    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years’ experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 2 years of luxury retail management

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Sales Associate

    Miami, FL

    Posted: Feb 19, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  

    Overview
    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  Other duties include assisting with customer transactions, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, and developing a clientele base.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs

    - Establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Maintaining a positive, energetic, and upscale atmosphere reflective of the John Varvatos brand

    - Exceeding expectations in identifying store trends and communicating these trends to the buyer

     -Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them

    - Continually display exemplary customer service in dealing with all clients

    - Display creative problem solving abilities in accommodating client needs (returns, damaged merchandise, etc.)

    - Assist with stocking merchandise on shelves, as well as assisting with pricing merchandise and maintaining a clean and organized appearance of the store


    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethic and customer service mentality

    - Complete understanding of the John Varvatos customer and lifestyle

    - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    - Driven and enthusiastic in exceeding sales goals

    - Resourceful and hands-on approach to problem solving

    - Extremely motivated, with the drive and follow-through skills to increase clientele base and aid existing clients in growing their John Varvatos collection


    Education and Training

    - Relevant work experience

    - Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum of 2+ years as a luxury sales associate

    - Fluency or conversational level in a foreign language a plus

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Stock Supervisor

    Miami, FL

    Posted: Feb 19, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team.  The Stock Supervisor will be responsible for inventory management, including inventory tracking and replenishment.  Other duties include overseeing the stock room staff, maintaining the organization of the inventory, and loss prevention.

    Overview
    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team.  The Stock Supervisor will be responsible for inventory management, including inventory tracking and replenishment.  Other duties include overseeing the stock room staff, maintaining the organization of the inventory, and loss prevention.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Develops and implements plans to optimize inventory cost and customer service goals at the retail level

    - Responsible for forecasting needs and resolving accuracy discrepancies.

    - Works with purchasing managers to establish optimal order quantities, inventory targets, and turnover objectives.

    - Manage inventory quality and accuracy assurance program

    - Create, install, and/or monitor inventory management system

    - Coordinate physical inventory process and cycle counts

    - Monitor the inventory flow through system

    - Organize stock to optimize work flow, space utilization, and sales objectives in the store


    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to organize inventory and analyze data to determine business needs

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency


    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 1-2 years retail stock experience

    Read More Close Apply
  • Corporate

    Production Manager, Footwear

    New York, NY

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a dynamic individual to oversee product development and production for Collection and Star USA Footwear.  Our ideal candidate will be able to multi-task and flourish in a fast-paced environment while also seeking opportunities (product, process) to increase efficiencies and revenue opportunity.

    Overview

    We are seeking a dynamic individual to oversee product development and production for Collection and Star USA Footwear.  Our ideal candidate will be able to multi-task and flourish in a fast-paced environment while also seeking opportunities (product, process) to increase efficiencies and revenue opportunity.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Participates in initial concept meetings to gain understanding of the new collection seasonally  

    - Manage creation and maintenance of all development charts to achieve target prices and margins

    - Purchase trims for proto and sales samples with Design direction

    - Monitor and track raw materials for trials & proto samples

    - Issue Design related memos for team (i.e. proto additions and cancellations, trim changes)

    - Work with agents/factories to prepare flash cost and build programs based on merchandising requirements

    - Create sample purchase orders and check all line sheets for accuracy

    - Create and maintain invoice tracker seasonally once purchase orders are placed to monitor budgeted costs and spending for the season

    - Line list set up for market opening, including initial setup, correct layout and double check all details

    - Monitor and track all sales samples for line opening

    - Manage the set up and entry of all Raw Material and Style Master details into RLM

    - Review and prepare line for handoff to Design upon receipt, including check of all details

    - Prepare, update and analyze all costing for review with appropriate parties for line opening

    - Place Bulk Commitments to factories and establish delivery flow of bulk goods against sales requirements

    - Confirm wash/finish details with Design to final approval with factory

    - Manage the updating and finalization of style master to reflect updated prices as well as fully edited line list

    - Prepare samples for fitting for production with proper tags and factory details

    - Analyze and communicate issues with team and overseas factories

    - Monitor and track flow for on time delivery

    - Create a structure of accountabilities and tasks for team

    - Manage and train towards independent execution at increased levels of expertise

    - Manage workload across team creatively and flexibly to provide maximum opportunity for division and individual


    Position Requirements

    - Must be proficient in shoe construction and components

    - Knowledge of footwear market and competition

    - Existing relationships with overseas footwear vendors and factories

    - Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) and organizational skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency


    Education and Training

    - Bachelor’s Degree required


    Experience

    - 8+ years of relevant work experience in Footwear

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Sales Associate - New Store, Bal Harbour

    Bal Harbour, FL

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  Other duties include assisting with customer transactions, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, and developing a clientele base.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  Other duties include assisting with customer transactions, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, and developing a clientele base.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs

    - Establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Maintaining a positive, energetic, and upscale atmosphere reflective of the John Varvatos brand

    - Exceeding expectations in identifying store trends and communicating these trends to the buyer

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them

    - Continually display exemplary customer service in dealing with all clients

    - Display creative problem solving abilities in accommodating client needs (returns, damaged merchandise, etc.)

    - Assist with stocking merchandise on shelves, as well as assisting with pricing merchandise and maintaining a clean and organized appearance of the store


    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethic and customer service mentality

    - Complete understanding of the John Varvatos customer and lifestyle

    - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    - Driven and enthusiastic in exceeding sales goals

    - Resourceful and hands-on approach to problem solving

    - Extremely motivated, with the drive and follow-through skills to increase clientele base and aid existing clients in growing their John Varvatos collection


    Education and Training

    - Relevant work experience

    - Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum of 2+ years as a luxury sales associate

    - Fluency or conversational level in a foreign language a plus

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Stock Supervisor - New Store, Bal Harbour

    Bal Harbour, FL

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Stock Supervisor will be responsible for inventory management, including inventory tracking and replenishment.  Other duties include overseeing the stock room staff, maintaining the organization of the inventory, and loss prevention.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Stock Supervisor will be responsible for inventory management, including inventory tracking and replenishment.  Other duties include overseeing the stock room staff, maintaining the organization of the inventory, and loss prevention.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Develops and implements plans to optimize inventory cost and customer service goals at the retail level

    - Responsible for forecasting needs and resolving accuracy discrepancies.

    - Works with purchasing managers to establish optimal order quantities, inventory targets, and turnover objectives.

    - Manage inventory quality and accuracy assurance program

    - Create, install, and/or monitor inventory management system

    - Coordinate physical inventory process and cycle counts

    - Monitor the inventory flow through system

    - Organize stock to optimize work flow, space utilization, and sales objectives in the store


    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to organize inventory and analyze data to determine business needs

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency


    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 1-2 years retail stock experience

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Assistant General Manager - New Store, Bal Harbour

    Bal Harbour, FL

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Assistant General Manager supervises employees in the store, such as sales associates, stockroom workers, cashiers, and maintenance personnel. Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Assistant General Manager supervises employees in the store, such as sales associates, stockroom workers, cashiers, and maintenance personnel. Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs.

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them.

    - Assist with establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Co-managing sales team by continually motivating staff to exceed sales and productivity goals while setting the store standard in fostering a positive, upbeat and energetic atmosphere

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Accurately and efficiently facilitating and overseeing customer purchases and return transactions

    - Watching for, recognizing, and handling loss prevention situations by displaying exemplary customer service

    - Co-managing the daily operations of the store through monitoring and managing various levels of store staff

    - Maintaining a knowledge of inventory, scheduling, setting sales goals, and training of sales associates

    - Ensuring that store merchandising, windows, and visual displays are maintained and consistent with the brand image

    - Maintaining clear, concise, and constructive communication lines open between sales team and corporate office

    - Seeking out top talent for the sales team through networking and recruiting

    - Maintaining employee relations, problem solving, and acting as a leader to the sales team

    - Maintain a professional and positive work environment


    Position Requirements

    - Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to analyze sales reports and data to determine business needs and develop strategies

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational and customer service skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency


    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years’ experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 2 years of luxury retail management

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    General Manager - New Store, Houston

    Houston, TX

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The General Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the newly opened store location, overseeing staff, maintaining merchandise and providing exemplary customer service.  Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The General Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the newly opened store location, overseeing staff, maintaining merchandise and providing exemplary customer service.  Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs.

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them.

    - Establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Managing sales team by continually motivating staff to exceed sales and productivity goals while setting the store standard in fostering a positive, upbeat and energetic atmosphere

    - Exceeding expectations in identifying store trends and communicating these trends to the buyer

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Accurately and efficiently facilitating and overseeing customer purchases and return transactions

    - Watching for, recognizing, and handling loss prevention situations by displaying exemplary customer service

    - Managing the daily operations of the store through monitoring and managing various levels of store staff

    - Planning, identifying, communicating and delegating appropriate responsibilities and practices amongst the sales team

    - Maintaining a knowledge of inventory, scheduling, setting sales goals, and training of sales associates

    - Ensuring that store merchandising, windows, and visual displays are maintained and consistent with the brand image

    - Maintaining clear, concise, and constructive communication lines open between sales team and corporate office

    - Seeking out top talent for the sales team through networking and recruiting

    - Maintaining employee relations, problem solving, and acting as a leader to the sales team

    - Maintain professional, positive work environment

     

    Position Requirements

    - Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to analyze sales reports and data to determine business needs and develop strategies

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational and customer service skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency

     

    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred

     

    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years’ experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 2 years of luxury retail management

    - Foreign language(s) a plus

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Sales Associate - New Store, Houston

    Houston, TX

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  Other duties include assisting with customer transactions, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, and developing a clientele base.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail team as a Sales Associate.  The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintaining merchandise and store appearance, as well as meeting and exceeding established sales goals.  Other duties include assisting with customer transactions, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, and developing a clientele base.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs

    - Establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Maintaining a positive, energetic, and upscale atmosphere reflective of the John Varvatos brand

    - Exceeding expectations in identifying store trends and communicating these trends to the buyer

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them

    - Continually display exemplary customer service in dealing with all clients

    - Display creative problem solving abilities in accommodating client needs (returns, damaged merchandise, etc.)

    - Assist with stocking merchandise on shelves, as well as assisting with pricing merchandise and maintaining a clean and organized appearance of the store


    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethic and customer service mentality

    - Complete understanding of the John Varvatos customer and lifestyle

    - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    - Driven and enthusiastic in exceeding sales goals

    - Resourceful and hands-on approach to problem solving

    - Extremely motivated, with the drive and follow-through skills to increase clientele base and aid existing clients in growing their John Varvatos collection


    Education and Training

    - Relevant work experience

    - Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum of 2+ years as a luxury sales associate

    - Fluency or conversational level in a foreign language a plus

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Stock Supervisor - New Store, Houston

    Houston, TX

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Stock Supervisor will be responsible for inventory management, including inventory tracking and replenishment.  Other duties include overseeing the stock room staff, maintaining the organization of the inventory, and loss prevention.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Stock Supervisor will be responsible for inventory management, including inventory tracking and replenishment.  Other duties include overseeing the stock room staff, maintaining the organization of the inventory, and loss prevention.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Develops and implements plans to optimize inventory cost and customer service goals at the retail level

    - Responsible for forecasting needs and resolving accuracy discrepancies.

    - Works with purchasing managers to establish optimal order quantities, inventory targets, and turnover objectives.

    - Manage inventory quality and accuracy assurance program

    - Create, install, and/or monitor inventory management system

    - Coordinate physical inventory process and cycle counts

    - Monitor the inventory flow through system

    - Organize stock to optimize work flow, space utilization, and sales objectives in the store


    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to organize inventory and analyze data to determine business needs

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency


    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 1-2 years retail stock experience

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Assistant General Manager - New Store, Houston

    Houston, TX

    Posted: Feb 28, 2014

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Assistant General Manager supervises employees in the store, such as sales associates, stockroom workers, cashiers, and maintenance personnel. Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

    Overview

    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Retail Management team.  The Assistant General Manager supervises employees in the store, such as sales associates, stockroom workers, cashiers, and maintenance personnel. Other duties include achieving sales objectives, maintaining and achieving high operational standards, exceeding merchandising goals, building a highly motivated team, and furthering associates’ skills and clientele base.

     

    Job Responsibilities

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs.

    - Proactively seeking opportunities to up sell and add-on additional merchandise, while enhancing the customer's experience, not overwhelming them.

    - Assist with establishing, meeting, and exceeding sales and performance goals

    - Building lasting relationships with customers and expanding the client book

    - Co-managing sales team by continually motivating staff to exceed sales and productivity goals while setting the store standard in fostering a positive, upbeat and energetic atmosphere

    - Connecting with customers and understanding their needs, such as documenting and communicating customer requests

    - Accurately and efficiently facilitating and overseeing customer purchases and return transactions

    - Watching for, recognizing, and handling loss prevention situations by displaying exemplary customer service

    - Co-managing the daily operations of the store through monitoring and managing various levels of store staff

    - Maintaining a knowledge of inventory, scheduling, setting sales goals, and training of sales associates

    - Ensuring that store merchandising, windows, and visual displays are maintained and consistent with the brand image

    - Maintaining clear, concise, and constructive communication lines open between sales team and corporate office

    - Seeking out top talent for the sales team through networking and recruiting

    - Maintaining employee relations, problem solving, and acting as a leader to the sales team

    - Maintain a professional and positive work environment


    Position Requirements

    - Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to analyze sales reports and data to determine business needs and develop strategies

    - Know how to trouble shoot, problem solve, and work well under pressure

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational and customer service skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency


    Education and Training

    - HS Diploma Required; Associate’s/Bachelor’s degrees preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum 5 years’ experience in luxury retail store environment

    - Minimum 2 years of luxury retail management

    - Foreign language(s) a plus

    Read More Close Apply
  • Retail

    Client Services Associate, Toronto

    Toronto, ON

    Posted: Mar 12, 2014

    Overview
    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our John Varvatos Client Services team to cultivate and develop a profitable client base, targeting private, athlete and VIP clients as well as stylists and designers in the television, movie and print business, who wardrobe for these industries.

    Overview
    We are seeking a motivated individual to join our John Varvatos Client Services team to cultivate and develop a profitable client base, targeting private, athlete and VIP clients as well as stylists and designers in the television, movie and print business, who wardrobe for these industries. The Client Relations Associate will ensure client retention. They answer client questions, assess product or service problems and resolve issues in a variety of ways using their best judgment to ensure client satisfaction. They also identify sales opportunities for current and potential clients, and sell the product or service, or forward the information to a sales representative. They oversee and maintain operational components associated with the business to secure proper inventory control and reporting practices. Client service associates handle escalated complaints and attempting to resolve them is also part of their responsibilities. They also continue to maintain their assigned clients, by providing best possible service and maintaining their individual and departmental sales goal.  This role will report to the Director of VIP Client Relations & Studio Services with a dotted line reporting relationship to the General Manager.


    Job Responsibilities

    - Achieve sales, service and client development goals for Studio Services

    - Proactively develop a consistent flow of new Studio business and growth opportunities in addition to maintaining existing client

    - Source all trade publications, on-line resources and referrals for current and upcoming opportunities 

    - Maintain consistent knowledge of fashion trends and merchandise assortment

    - Cultivate strong business partnerships with Buying Team, IT, PR, Store Management, Stock - Supervisors and staff to drive the business and to serve as a role model of "Teamwork"

    - Role-model outstanding service

    - Consistently demonstrate a professional, polished, and knowledgeable manner

    - Ensure that all accounts are maintained in good standing and any credit issues/concerns are resolved effectively and on a timely basis

    - Ensure strict adherence to the memo system terms and conditions, including memo period

    - Learning, referencing and applying product knowledge information to recommend, select, and obtain merchandise based on customers' needs


    Position Requirements

    - Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal

    - Strong interest in fashion and retail

    - Strong work ethic and leadership qualities

    - Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage team

    - Strong organizational and customer service skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency

    - Bi-lingual a plus


    Education and Training

    - 4-year College Degree Required


    Experience

    - Minimum 3 years’ management experience in a supervisory capacity

    - Experience in fashion/retail industry preferred

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  • Corporate

    Collections & AR Analyst

    New York, NY

    Posted: Mar 25, 2014

    Overview

    The Collections & AR Analyst will work closely with the Credit & Collections Manager to develop best practice functions and maintain, oversee and evaluate effectiveness of credit and collections and cash applications policies and procedures for both our domestic and international business.

    Overview

    The Collections & AR Analyst will work closely with the Credit & Collections Manager to develop best practice functions and maintain, oversee and evaluate effectiveness of credit and collections and cash applications policies and procedures for both our domestic and international business.


    Job Responsibilities

    - Collections of accounts (specialty stores, department stores and off-price accounts) within assigned portfolio

    - Maintain open operational chargebacks from point of receipt to point of resolution

    - Review/analyze/research chargebacks reporting substantial/repetitive charges to management

    - Utilize systems, customer websites, customer vendor guides to resolve chargebacks and identify potential issues

    - Cash Applications; Posting and reconciliation of cash deposits, applying write-offs and off-sets (promotional and operational) as submitted by the Credit Manager

    - Maintain following both daily/monthly; cash receipts analysis, A/R reconciliation and daily deposit

    Assist Credit & Collections Manager in following areas

    - Review of new customer credit worthiness

    - Perform credit investigations including D&B reports, bank and trade references, examine payment experience as well as utilizing networking resources. Develop processes and procedures for evaluating customer financials and setting and changing credit lines/limits, as well as credit holds; implement liens as necessary to major delinquent accounts as approved

    - Monitoring existing accounts on a regular basis for credit limit adjustments communicate all credit related issues to appropriate parties

    - Check for credit viability on requests for extended terms, and evaluate various adjustments or exception documents

    - Analyze delinquent accounts and prepare report on highest risk accounts including recommendations for resolution

    - Reconcile transactions and balances to maintain accurate accounts

    - Initiate credits and adjustments to accounts within company policy limits

    - Assist in developing sound, acceptable credit policies. Monitor violations of credit policies, provide analysis, conclusion and recommendations, present findings and suggest actions/penalties to be taken when appropriate

    - Work collaboratively to facilitate the required compliance and regulatory assessment of new a- ccounts and annual review of existing accounts

    - Other duties and special projects assigned as needed

    Position Requirements

    - Strong work ethics

    - Excellent analytical skills

    - Ability to multi-task and prioritize; comfortable working between different brands

    - Strong communication (written & verbal) and organizational skills

    - Ability to work and interact others

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency

    - Strong decision making skills


    Education and Training

    - Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field preferred


    Experience

    - Minimum 3 years of experience in B2B credit/collections role; high volume, customer service oriented environment

    - Strong technical skills required; Microsoft Windows and Office, particularly Microsoft Excel

    - Knowledge of bankruptcy and collection agency procedures required

    - Experience in financials and accounts receivable applications a plus

    - RLM software experience a plus 

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  • Corporate

    Public Relations Coordinator

    New York, NY

    Posted: Apr 07, 2014

    Overview

    The Public Relations Coordinator is responsible for managing the flow of all samples for both John Varvatos Collection and John Varvatos Star USA, in order to garner the most editorial press coverage possible for the brand, while ensuring that other departments have access to samples to fulfill their needs.  This position will report to the Manager of Public Relations.

     

    Overview

    The Public Relations Coordinator is responsible for managing the flow of all samples for both John Varvatos Collection and John Varvatos Star USA, in order to garner the most editorial press coverage possible for the brand, while ensuring that other departments have access to samples to fulfill their needs.  This position will report to the Manager of Public Relations.


    Job Responsibilities


    Sample Trafficking and Editorial:

    - Responsible for the transition of samples in showroom from season to season

    - Responsible for archiving samples each season with the design team

    - Manage sample trafficking for both collection and USA company-wide through Fashion GPS, as well as between PR agencies in London, and Los Angeles on an ongoing basis

    - Execute national editorial coverage and product placement

    - Facilitate editorial appointments and manage credit requests

    - Assist with production of seasonal PR Presentations

    - Order and maintain all PR supplies - garment bags, shopping bags, hangers, boxes, tissue paper, etc.

    - Manage PR department interns


    Editorial Tracking:

    - Manage tracking, digitizing, and documentation of all press


    Advertising/Lifestyle Shoots/E-Commerce Shoots:

    - Manage clothing preparation for seasonal ad and catalog shoots, as well as press events

    - Assist in the documentation and labeling of run of show, handing off samples

    - Assist in pulling samples for E-Commerce product shoots


    Seeding:

    - Assist PR Manager with seasonal Celeb & Editor seeding/gifting, and holiday gifting


    Celebrity:

    - Assist PR Manager with celebrity dressing opportunities as needed for PR Agencies (LA and  London) and with Retail Studio Services in Soho and LA


    Fashion Show:

    - Track all Fashion Show RSVPs and compile final list, incorporating wholesale, licensee and production Invites

    - Assist as required in Milan

    - Manage check-in process and re-labeling of samples arriving back from fashion show/Milan showroom


    General:

    - Manage front of house and guest list for all retail events

    - Work the door managing Check-in for all NY-based events

    - Assist in the holiday gifting process


    Position Requirements

    - Extremely Proficient in Fashion GPS

    - Knowledge of PR standards and practices

    - Requires aptitude for men’s fashion and sincere desire to create fashion editor relationships and be strong player in that community

    - Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

    - Strong attention to detail and delivering high quality results

    - Strong work ethics

    - Resourceful, hands-on, and able to sense urgency and multi-task


    Education and Training

    - Bachelor’s Degree required in Marketing, Business, Communications or related fields

    - Microsoft Office


    Experience

    - Minimum of 2 Years of experience in a sample closet

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  • Corporate

    Fabric Development Manager, Star USA

    New York, NY

    Posted: Apr 16, 2014

    Overview

    The Fabric Development Manager will source and develop fabric based on brand identity, trend and price point for John Varvatos Star USA; key areas of focus are soft jackets, outerwear, bottoms and shirtings.  This position reports to the Star USA Design Director with an in direct reporting relationship with the Senior Vice President of Production.

    Overview

    The Fabric Development Manager will source and develop fabric based on brand identity, trend and price point for John Varvatos Star USA; key areas of focus are soft jackets, outerwear, bottoms and shirtings.  This position reports to the Star USA Design Director with an in direct reporting relationship with the Senior Vice President of Production.


    Job Responsibilities

    - Work with designer to develop and initiate seasonal fabric direction

    - Work closely with merchandising and production to ensure key price points and merchandising seasonal directions are clearly developed per classification

    - Implement all fabric development with mills once approved

    - Work on fabric direction for each delivery

    - Research trends in the market and interpret within price point

    - Meet with fabric vendors to source, develop and select fabrics  

    - Travel to various fabric vendors overseas  

    - Work with production departments to stay up to date on available product and sources used within the Company

    - Work with suppliers on prices, minimums, surcharges, fabric width, and fabric content

    - Update and maintain fabric database system and related paperwork with required information

    - Request swatches and source sub-proto yardage when necessary

    - Maintain precise and detailed records of all fabric developments and wash developments from initial adoption through to pre- production

    - Approve all lab dips

    - Work with suppliers and production departments on any pre-production quality issues and to resolve bulk production issues

    - Maintain fabric library

    - Regular internal communication with design and production teams to exchange information


    Position Requirements

    - Must have understanding of men's tailored clothing fabric development

    - Must have understanding of men's sportswear fabric development

    - Strong knowledge in developing fabrics with mills both in Europe and Asia

    - Strong background/knowledge in woven and knit construction and development

    - Comprehension of the JV brand aesthetic and DNA


    Position Qualifications

    - Well-developed communication (written & verbal) and organizational skills

    - Resourceful, hands-on with a sense of urgency

    - Must be very organized and detail oriented

    - Great time management and ability to multi-task

    - Ability to work in a team environment


    Education and Training

    - Knowledge of MS Office, Proficient in Excel. Knowledge of PLM and Photoshop preferred

    - Degree in textile design or technology a plus


    Experience

    - Minimum 8+ years’ experience with fabric sourcing and development

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