Brooklyn Industries is a cutting edge design company that sells innovative, artistic and design-driven clothing exclusively through its stores and online website. Founded by visionary artists Lexy Funk and her partner in 1998, Brooklyn Industries’ stores are artistic havens engaging the local community in art, clothing, design and style. We have 17 stores in New York, Chicago and Portland, OR.

If you are creative, passionate and driven - we want you to join our team! Based on the concept “live, work, create,” we are a growing team of artists, designers and business people who believe in our work and our product. This is a great opportunity to become an integral part of our team and help us grow Brooklyn Industries across the country.

 

Men's Designer

Position Overview:

  • Responsible for the design process from concept through to production approval to include the following:

-market research identifying trend, color, fabric, print and finishing

-conceptual presentations

-design and guidance through fabric, print, trim/hardware, spec, and functionality

  • Responsible for all categories of the men’s collection, including knits, wovens and outerwear
  • Provide recommendations regarding seasonal themes, color, edits to line, new/ emerging concepts
  • Partner with merchandising to assort the line and develop product appropriate for business needs
  • Creation of tech packs by providing specs with images, and ensuring initial & final tech packs are complete and accurately reflect construction, fabric, trim and print colorways
  • Provides insight regarding style and functionality of product
  • Ensures that product is consistent with market trends, as well as core customer and business strategies
  • Daily communication with production to support fabric/ trim sourcing and assure correct product execution.

Qualifications

·       A minimum of BA/BS/BFA Degree

·       3-5 yrs full-time corporate design experience

·       Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and MS Excel

·       Must have a well rounded portfolio with knit, sweater, woven and outerwear experience.

·       Ability to hand sketch

·       Strong design and conceptual skills

·       Knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color use, sewing techniques, graphics, and trim

·       Strong communication and organizational skills

·       Understanding of merchandising as it relates to sales and store environment

·       Proven ability to multitask in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

·       Appreciation for Brooklyn Industries brand

·       Must be aggressive in identifying future trends and have strong market awareness.

 

Benefits:

Brooklyn Industries is a unique team environment that offers amazing growth potential to all incoming candidates. BKI also offers generous benefits to all employees including:

  • Full medical, dental, vision coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays
  • 401K
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • 50% Employee Discount 

 

Please email your resume, salary requirements, and work samples/link for your web portfolio to: designjobs@brooklynindustries.com

 
* Please reference “Men’s Designer” in the subject line of your message
 

Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

 

Women's Merchant

Position Overview:
Develop, own and execute a strategy for merchandise assortment, planning, vendor management, and retail pricing to reach sales and profitability goals.  This position is a hybrid merchandising/planning function that owns the merchandise category from purchasing through to markdown and sell through.  Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to own one’s business and work in a team environment a must.  

Position Requirements:
•    2 years buying or planning experience with a vertical retailer a plus
•    Bachelor’s degree
•    Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
•    Excellent math skills with knack for fashion and understanding customer base
•    Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Proficiency in MS Excel
•    Ability to be able to excel in a fast paced environment
•    Understanding and appreciation of the BKI brand is a must

Position Responsibilities:
Assortment Planning and Management:

•    Understand department direction and priorities, and communicate effectively to design team.
•    Develop and execute seasonal merchandise plans for the line.
•    Complete accurate forecasts evaluating financial components based on current trend, and knowledge of future events which will impact the business.
•    Place purchase orders and maintain order tracking system to ensure timely delivery of merchandise
•    Develop assortment plans.
•    Assist with weekly and monthly sales and inventory reporting
•    Manage in-season pricing to achieve financial objectives
•    Manage IMU, MMU and markdown strategies

Order Management
•    Maintain purchase orders and order logs
•    Manage international and domestic deliveries
•    Monitor and maintain appropriate inventory of core merchandise
•    Maintain vendor relationships

Benefits:
Brooklyn Industries is a unique team environment that offers amazing growth potential to all incoming candidates. BKI also offers generous benefits to all employees including:
•    Full medical, dental, vision coverage
•    Paid Time Off
•    Paid holidays
•    Bonus
•    Pre-tax commuter benefits
•    50% Employee Discount  

To apply: email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to HQJobs@brooklynindustries.com with “Women’s Merchant” in the subject line

STORE MANAGERS

Location: Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY, Portland, OR

Responsibilities:
• Managing and motivating a team in order to ensure high levels of efficiency and to increase overall sales
• Managing all aspects of inventory control and loss prevention
• Analyzing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes in order to maximize profits
• Interviewing potential staff; conducting appraisals and performance reviews; providing training and development
• Establishing and maintaining high standards of quality customer service
• Sustaining awareness of market trends in the retail industry; understanding forthcoming customer initiatives; examining the business and marketing strategies of local competition
• Supervising the sales floor during store hours; interacting with employees and customers; identifying and resolving urgent issues

Requirements:

• 3+ years of Retail Store Management experience
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Exceptional communication and customer service skills
• Excellent delegation skills
• Ability to motivate a team while working as part of the team
• Detail oriented and able to multi-task

Benefits:
Brooklyn Industries is a unique team environment that offers amazing growth potential to all incoming candidates. BKI also offers generous benefits to all employees including:
• Full medical, dental, vision coverage
• Paid Time Off
• Paid holidays
• Pet insurance
• 401K matching plan
• Generous Employee Discount
• Monthly bonus

Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: jobs@brooklynindustries.com with “Store Manager” in the subject line of your message.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. NO CALLS PLEASE.

 

ASSISTANT STORE MANAGERS

Location: Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY, Portland, OR

Responsibilities:
• Assists the store manager with the day-to-day operations of BKI store
• Maintain standards, improve customer service, drive store sales, and increase profitability.
• Ensures customer needs are met, complaints are resolved, and service is quick and efficient.
• Maintain store appearance and product presentation to company standards.
• Provides support to sales associates during peak periods or when scheduling conflicts arise.
• Be a positive leader to all sales associates
• Attend monthly Manager conference call in absence of Store Manager
• Make recommendations for hiring, firing and promotions
• Order store supplies
• Conduct team meetings with Store Manager
• Train new employees

Qualifications:
• 1+ years of Retail Store Management experience
• Strong hands-on management skills preferably within retail
• Ability to hire, train and inspire team of sales associates
• Building team to meet sales goals and merchandising mix
• Personal sales skills, ability to sell fashion and implement high level of customer service
• Entrepreneurial spirit- contribute to overall company culture of building better systems, working towards common goals, and achieving personal results
• Honesty and integrity
• Goal-oriented, with an interest in business operations is a plus

Benefits:
Brooklyn Industries is a unique team environment that offers amazing growth potential to all incoming candidates. BKI also offers generous benefits to all employees including:
• Full medical, dental, vision coverage
• Paid Time Off
• Paid holidays
• Pet insurance
• 401K matching plan
• Generous Employee Discount
• Monthly bonus

Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: jobs@brooklynindustries.com with “Assistant Store Manager” in the subject line of your message.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. NO CALLS PLEASE.
 

SALES ASSOCIATES AND KEYHOLDERS

Location: Manhattan & Brooklyn, NY, Portland, OR, and Chicago, IL

We are looking for outgoing, friendly individuals who enjoy working with customers in a creative environment.

Requirements:
  • Experience in retail or customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Part-time or full-time with open availability on weekends.
  • Honest and responsible.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as manage peers.
  • Interest in fashion with a passion for our cutting-edge clothing company.
  • Close proximity to one of our stores.
  • To Apply, please download and fill out the BKI job application. Apply in person to desired location during store hours with resume and completed application.
To apply for a store position, please download and fill out the BKI job application (right click and save as). Apply in person to desired location during store hours with resume and completed application.

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. NO CALLS PLEASE.