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Career Opportunities

We have ongoing needs for candidates in positions in design, production, retail, cutting, etc. If you would like to be contacted when a position opens in a particular field, please submit your resume and indicate which position(s) you would like to be considered for.

Please submit your resume in PDF or Microsoft Word only.  No phone calls please.  Due to the number of resumes we receive, candidates will only be contacted if they meet the criteria.

To apply for a position please fax your resume and salary history to 323-277-6830 or email resumes@karenkane.com.

Open positions are listed below.

Account Executive - Karen Kane, Inc – Greater New York City Area

Job Description:
Karen Kane is looking for a Sales Account Executive to manage its rapidly growing ecommerce business. This individual will be responsible for developing and managing Karen Kane’s online wholesale business (through major department stores), as well as its direct-to-consumer ecommerce site. Candidates should have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in wholesale selling and/or buying for apparel ecommerce.  Proficiency in Word and Excel as well as a good understanding of retail math is critical. This position will be based in Karen Kane’s New York Showroom, with some travel required. The ideal candidate for this position should be energetic, an independent thinker, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and assorting seasonal merchandise with retail buyers
  • Analyzing business on a weekly (and daily basis) and reacting quickly to changing sales trends
  • Working with other Account Executives to develop omni-channel strategies with retailers
  • Working with the Director of Marketing and marketing department to develop seasonal promotional calendars
  • Analyzing profitability and optimizing site content to chase business opportunities
  • Staying aware of new technology and software re-shaping the ecommerce world

 

Desired Skills and Experience:                                          

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an account executive with a women’s apparel brand
  • Must have strong showroom presentation skills
  • Ability to work accurately, independently, and efficiently on projects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel
  • Knowledge of NUOrder or Joor a plus, but not required
  • Strong organization & communication skills
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Karen Kane brand 

 

Email your resume with salary history (word or PDF format only) to resumes@karenkane.com or fax to 212-827-0987.

 


Accounting Clerk (A/P & A/R) - Los Angeles

Job Responsibilities:

  • Match invoices with purchase orders, where applicable, and evidence of receipt of goods or services.
  • Verify approval on all invoices and check request.
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Manage weekly check run.
  • Update and maintain vendor database.
  • Submit monthly reports and assist in month end closing.
  • Ensure timely and accurate payment of all approved invoices.
  • Assist in Accounts Receivable and Credit as needed.

 

Job Experience:

Minimum 2 years Apparel Industry experience

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative

Strong MS Office            

AS400/VPS knowledge a plus

 

Email your resume with salary history (word or PDF format only) to resumes@karenkane.com or fax to  323-277-6830.

 


Receptionist - Los Angeles

Job Responsibilities - not limited to: 

* All basic Receptionist – front desk 
* Answering phones 

* Communicating with internal and external customers via email

* Paging over the intercom
* Greet and direct visitors and clients 
* Provide Administrative Support to various departments as needed

* Assisting Customer Service with reports and data entry
* Keeping your work area neat and orderly as others may need to sit in the same area
* Receive, open and distribute mail

* Other miscellaneous duties as they arise

Job Experience

- 1-2 years Receptionist or Administrative Experience 
- Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

- AS400 experience a plus.  

- Ability to multitask 
- Professional Attitude and demeanor

- Excellent communication skills – verbal and written

- Professional phone voice

The right candidate must possess strong work ethics, be capable of multi-tasking, detail    oriented, ability to prioritize and achieve goals

Demonstrate effective people skills when dealing with co-workers and customers 

- Prior experience in apparel manufacturing environment a plus

- Bilingual English/Spanish a Must

 

Email your resume with salary history (word or PDF format only) to resumes@karenkane.com or fax to  323-277-6830.

 


Security Guard - Los Angeles

Job Description:

Monitor, guard and patrol the company premises including vehicles and persons entering or exiting the premise.  Daily interaction with employees.  Maintain detailed daily logs.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Check all incoming and outgoing delivery trucks and vendors.

Check all incoming visitors, questions the reason for their visit and whether or not they have an appointment. 

Distribute employment applications to walk-in candidates.

Maintain various daily logs.

Handle money for employee water purchases.

Assign parking spots to employees and visitors

Check all employee bags and containers.

Nightly walk thru to verify that everything is in order, all equipment is turned off, all doors locked

Be able to recognize employees by name, department, and type of car they drive.

 

Required Skills:

Computer literate: Basic Word, Excel and email.

Must be able to communicate with various levels of employees including upper management.

Assertive, independent thinker, able to exercise good judgment

Fast learner, able to pay attention to detail

Must be able to multi-task

Driver license and vehicle required

Able to communicate both oral and written

Bilingual English/Spanish a must

There will be other duties as assigned, such as helping lift heavy boxes, putting water bottles in the freezer, overseeing the vending machines

Must be available to work longer hours if necessary.  Possibly Saturdays.

 

Email your resume with salary history (word or PDF format only) to resumes@karenkane.com or fax to  323-277-6830.

 


Retail Business Coordinator - Atlanta, GA and Phoenix, AZ

Job Responsibilities: 

Partnering with our department store retailers on business development at the store level 

Merchandising new products & seasonal collections

Conducting in-store events and product training seminars 

Organizing in-store events to drive sales

Providing excellent customer service 

Position will include some travel.

Job Experience:

Ability to work well independently and within in a group

Retail management or buying experience 

Excellent communication skills 

 

Email your resume with salary history (word or PDF format only) to resumes@karenkane.com or fax to  323-277-6830.

 

Customer Service Representative - Los Angeles

Job Responsibilities:
Answering customer calls and data entry (our phone call volume is moderate)
Preparing reports, processing new accounts and orders
Composing emails
Sales inquiries, resolving discrepancies, coordinating order process 
Work with various departments to improve work efficiency

Job Experience:
Minimum 2 years prior experience as a Customer Service Representative in the apparel industry. 
Strong written and verbal communication with a high attention to detail and organizational skills
Must have a professional phone voice
Possess accurate typing and 10-key skills
Experience with data entry, proofreading and editing documents
The right candidate must possess strong work ethics, be capable of multi-tasking, detail oriented, ability to prioritize and achieve goals 
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
Prior experience handling major retailers is a must
Prior AS400 experience a plus
Ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in fast-paced environment
Demonstrate effective people skills 
Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, & computer knowledge is required
Knowledge of EDI software a plus

Please DO NOT apply if you do not have prior apparel industry experience
Email your resume with salary history (word or PDF format only) to resumes@karenkane.com or fax to  323-277-6830.


Pattern Maker - Los Angeles

Job Responsibilities:
Seeking a pattern maker for our established sportswear division and emerging contemporary divisions (knits, dresses, woven blouses, jackets, pants -- all women's apparel categories).

Job Experience:
Candidates should possess strong communication skills, attention to details, and must be able to work well in a team setting.
Great organization skills, self-motivation, and plenty of energy are essential. 
Computer literacy is a must, Gerber system a plus.
Bilingual English/Spanish is not required but is a plus.

 Email your resume with salary history (word or PDF format only) toresumes@karenkane.com or fax to  323-277-6830.


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