We are looking for a highly motivated, results-oriented Licensing professional with strong interpersonal skills, the ability to think strategically and flawlessly execute and build lasting relationships within the licensing industry. The Licensing Manager will be an integral part of the team, working closely with the Senior Director of Licensing and the Creative teams to bring products to market. He/she will interact with the Senior Director of Licensing and Licensors to facilitate acquisitions and renewals of licenses, in addition to maintaining forecasting obligations and managing the day to day communication with Licensors and Agents.
Manages day to day communication with Licensors and Agents.
In collaboration with the licensing team, create PowerPoint decks, one-sheets and pitch presentations for various internal and external meetings.
Coordinate with the Marketing and Sales departments to develop materials for sales, trade shows, advertising and events.
Coordinate and communicate intellectual assets for each studio and assist in communicating new acquisitions to sales and creative teams.
Assist in researching potential new partners, categories, and territories.
Identify new creative projects and assets needed by Licensing team and coordinate the reception of intellectual assets with Licensors and ensure delivery within assigned deadlines.
Prepare forecasts for licensors on a quarterly basis.
Prepare sell in and sell through reports for licensors as needed.
Keeps all accounting and licensing spreadsheets up to date on a regular basis.
Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing or in a related degree
Minimum of 3 years of licensing/brand management experience
Computer Proficient in Microsoft Office. Excellent skills in Excel a must.
Creative, media and trend savvy
Excellent written, communication and presentation skills
Detail orientated and comfortable working under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
Exceptional organizational skills and able to complete work within given deadlines
Strong analytical skills and the ability to think strategically
Ability to communicate, influence and build relationships with internal and external teams
Ability to work independently and in a team setting, with departments inside and outside the organization.
The Kersheh Group is currently looking for an IT/IS Manager to oversee infrastructure operations including servers, storage, networks, cloud platforms, applications, and build systems. The incumbent will also collaborate with various departments to design and implement new technologies as needed.
Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies;
Troubleshoots complex network and system issues and coordinates with various departments when necessary;
Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented;
Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery, back-up procedures, information security and control structures;
Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, anticipating requirements;
Administers the Active Directory domain including user accounts/rights/permissions, group policies, etc.;
Creates and maintains network and system documentation;
Provides management oversight for the Company’s IS&IT infrastructure (hardware, software, telephone, mobile devices, networking equipment- SAN, switches, routers, virtual environment and data retention); including strategic direction, selection, standardization, negotiation and management of th vendor relationships;
Manages all necessary systems and technology documentation including maintaining appropriate licenses;
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards;
Oversees a team of 2 direct reports;
Performs hardware maintenance;
Leads all IS and IT development initiatives and system integrations throughout the company.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field
Minimum of ten years demonstrated industry experience managing IS and IT systems
Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware and software systems
Must have advanced ERP system experience (Visual2000 an asset)
Must have experience with PLM system
Expert knowledge of Data Center Management and Data Governance
Familiar with multiple coding languages
Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
Previous leadership experience
We are currently recruiting for an E-commerce Coordinator to manage the daily activities of the company’s branded websites and marketplaces, in North America and internationally. This role will be responsible for contributing to e-commerce sales growth and customer experience across multiple online channels. through the implementation and optimization of various digital marketing tools. This person will work within the e-commerce team and collaborate with all departments in the organization to execute strategies that drive online awareness and traffic, while increasing engagement and conversion.
Please note that we are open to crafting the role to the ideal candidate’s specific areas of experience and interest, as this position is part of a growing team with several new hires expected in 2018/2019.
Create product descriptions and ensure that they reflect brand strategy and are compelling to customers;
Assist with photo shoots and upload product images onto product pages once edited;
Upload, modify and edit products via Enterprise Resource Process (ERP), Product Information Management (PIM) and web Content Management System (CMS);
Collaborate with internal content teams to ensure that all brand strategies are carried out through all e commerce platforms;
Oversee 3rd party web development agency to ensure any development work is completed on time;
Prepare summary of inventory levels on a weekly basis and coordinate fulfillment shipments;
Maintain outstanding client relationship through effective communications, reporting and problem solving through all e commerce channels;
Manage and analyze customer interactions data;
Provide timely and accurate information to incoming customer orders and product knowledge requests via chat, email and telephone communications;
Professionally address customer issues and ensure effective and long-term problem resolution in a high volume and high paced environment resulting in customer satisfaction;
Maintain and enhance customer satisfaction, growth and expansion of services;
Provide excellent customer service to reach a 100% customer satisfaction experience across all platforms;
Maintain daily, weekly, and monthly KPI reports.
5+ years experience in e-commerce or in a similar role
Undergraduate degree or a diploma in marketing/e-commerce or equivalent work experience
Strong interest in e-commerce and eagerness to continue learning
Experience with Shopify and/or Magento web platforms is an asset. Knowledge of Google Analytics, MailChimp and/or other e-commerce related tools an asset
Exceptional content and copy-writing skills
Experience with Amazon Seller Central and/or Vendor Central
Experience with direct-to-consumer channels
Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) in both English and French is ideal
Highly computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Excel and/or other analytical tools
Experience in the apparel industry an asset.
Marketing / Social Media Coordinator
Are you a creative individual passionate about brand and content marketing? Are you a social media super-user that’s always keen about the latest technologies? We are looking for a highly organized Marketing Coordinator with a hands-on attitude. Your task will be to coordinate and execute our digital marketing strategy to drive brand awareness and sales.
We are open to crafting the role to the ideal candidate’s specific areas of experience and interest, as this position is part of a growing team with several new hires expected in 2018.
Coordinate all marketing activity based on our marketing calendar and strategic plan for our Brands
Support sales team with asset requirements for our retailer network
Coordinate and assist in seasonal campaign and e-commerce photoshoots
Coordinate samples and order fulfillment for PR requests
Curate content and manage social media channels
Serve as community engagement lead across social media channels with the goals of brand awareness, and audience growth
Create and deploy e-mail newsletters
Manage consumer and influencer e-mail lists
Track invoices and update the budget
Must be fluent in English, written and spoken, intermediate French is an asset
1-5 years of experience in marketing and social media
Basic knowledge of digital marketing (Google AdWords & SEM etc.)
Experience in fashion is an asset
Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator is an asset
Strong attention to detail
A committed and dynamic team player that is able to coordinate and deliver projects within really tight deadlines
Flexible and autonomous
Fit & Spec Technician
We're looking for a detail oriented Fit & Spec Technician who will be responsible for providing technical expertise to the Import and Design teams in order to finalize patterns and style feasibility for the factories (according to the customers’ requirements), and who will be responsible for sample fitting and measurement approvals.
Measure all samples, according to corporate measuring methods, before submitting for approval ensuring all non-conformance are corrected before expediting.
Email the Import Coordinator and Makers with all fit and/or wash comments for submitted samples and identifies samples accordingly.
Monitor all sewing techniques and production details (technical) to ensure accuracy.Identify potential production problems and advise alternative garment sewing or construction methods in order to improve production process and final quality.
Communicate with factories on any technical issues and together arrive at quick resolutions.
Work with product development and quality teams to develop, update and finalize production patterns; measures all paper patterns to ensure integrity.
Resolve all pattern problems with factories.
Communicate to the Design team any technical issues that cannot be resolved at the factory level so that track sheet timelines are maintained.
Fill out the necessary forms pertaining to the size and fit section of the technical package. This includes fabric test results, following corporate wash test methods, needed for fabric approval.
Carry out special projects and assignments as required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar position.
College degree in Fashion Design.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Lectra.
In-depth technical knowledge in garment construction, paper patterns, sewing techniques and size specification grading as well as extensive experience in sample fitting and measurement approvals.
Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at any level.
Must be able to problem solve and handle multiple tasks effectively.
Work well under pressure and demonstrate strong organizational skills.
Strong pattern correction skills, an asset.
Knowledge of Visual 2000, an asset
Reporting to the Warehouse Operations Manager, the ideal candidate will be extremely detail oriented, versatile and flexible. The Shipping Associate will monitor all shipping orders received as well as ensure that inventory is recorded and shipped out in an accurate, efficient manner.
Stay current on all shipping activities;
Prepare shipping notices, Bills of lading, invoices and other necessary documents in collaboration with the shipping team;
Support shipping priorities, work assignments and shipping methods required to meet tight shipping schedules;
Schedule delivery appointments following company shipping procedures and respecting customer agreements and delivery times;
Troubleshoot issues during order preparation.
Minimum of 3 years in a similar role
Excellent communication (written and spoken) in English and French and good interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently as well as in a team
Excellent time management skills and is a quick learner
Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong computer skills and extensive knowledge of the Microsoft office suite
The Kersheh Group is currently looking for a results-oriented Cost Accountant to join our dynamic team. Reporting to the Controller, you will act as a liaison between Finance and Operations and will be responsible for preparing and analyzing financial information related to product costing, manufacturing analysis, inventory valuation, margin analysis, etc.
Forecast cost of sales and gross margin;
Analyse cost ratio variances and perform regular follow-ups with multiple related departments including PO Management, Logistics, Import/Export and Warehousing;
Serve as the go-to person in the organization for all inventory accounting questions;
Perform month end closing activities related to cost accounting and valuate cost of goods sold;
Prepare actual versus budgeted analysis of manufacturing costs, product margins, inventory and expense information for management and various internal stakeholders;
Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with inventory valuation;
Ensure validity and accuracy of ERP through analysis, internal audit and coordination with inventory;
Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts;
Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues;
Update standard costs in the bill of materials;
Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies;
Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles;
Work with the Operations and Sales departments to identify obsolete inventory and determine valuation and an action plan;
Report on purchases by factory and country;
Report on margins by product, customer, and channel.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/CPA
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and French
Minimum 5 to 7 years of Cost Accounting in a similar environment
CPA – CMA designation, an asset
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Detail and deadline-oriented