Open Positions


Marketing Manager

Reporting to the V.P. Corporate Development, the ideal candidate will bring real world experience in marketing strategies and will have a strong knowledge of the application of digital media in marketing and communication campaigns. The Marketing Manager will have the creative freedom to develop and execute short and long-term marketing and brand strategies that will help drive the business and increase awareness for our brand portfolio.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate annual marketing and communication strategies balancing hands-on execution with big-picture, strategic thinking

  • Build and lead the execution of creative marketing programs and campaigns from start to finish, driving collaboration with the stakeholders and leveraging the right internal processes

  • Develop brand guidelines that will serve to maintain brand integrity in all marketing initiatives undertaken

  • Track progress, analyze and present the effectiveness of marketing campaigns to the management team

  • Update and maintain company websites and social media platforms with proper content, news, visuals and monitor related metrics for performance

    Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, bench-marking, messaging and audience identification to promote The Kersheh Group’s portfolio of brands using innovative techniques to drive brand awareness

  • Identify key opportunities for differentiation of our online brands

  • Develop innovative ways to showcase trends (seasonal trend books and brand books)

  • Analyze market and competitive landscape in conjunction with customer behavior to develop and execute SEO/SEM strategies & campaigns

  • Develop and manage the annual marketing budget and monitor expenditures on a monthly basis

  • Manage all Public Relations and Media initiatives; develop and build relationships with media, stylists, editors, sponsors etc. and write content for any press releases, newsletters, website, and posts updates to social media

  • Support the B2B business by providing the Sales team with the required tools and assets for market appointments

 

Qualifications

  • Outgoing with a sense of leadership, innovation, collaboration and accountability

  • Creative and outside the box thinker

  • Ability to effectively execute across all marketing disciplines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong project and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently and comfortable working with limited supervision

  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role, experience within the apparel industry an asset

  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Social Media advertising, SEM and SEO

  • Excellent communication skills in French and English (mandatory)

  • University degree in Marketing, or equivalent

  • A solid understanding of Social Media marketing

  • Proficient with Photoshop and Illustrator


Licensing Manager

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. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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


IT/IS Manager

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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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 the 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

Qualifications:

  • 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


E-commerce Coordinator

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.

Main Responsibilities

  • 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

QualificationS

  • 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.

Main responsibilities

  • 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 photo shoots

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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.

 

Main responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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


Shipping Associate

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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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


Sales Support

The Sales Support offers support to the Sales Executives and is involved in all aspects of the sales process. He/she is responsible for a variety of clerical and administrative tasks related to sales activities and contributes to the improvement of the sales team’s effectiveness by maximizing their performance.

Main Responsibilities

  • Participate in the preparation of meetings and presentations to clients by gathering the necessary data and material, merchandising and preparing the showrooms

  • Act as the point of contact for colleagues and customers and communicates all relevant information to the sales team

  • Prepare order detail sheets and schedule meeting with necessary teams to review the orders

  • Ensure after sales support to customers

  • Inform customers of any delays, adjustments or issues in a timely manner and play an active part in the problem-solving process

  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate information in the tracking system to ensure that all parties concerned receive information on time

  • Follow up on the ETA of purchase orders and ensure orders arrive on time

  • Responsible for data management, analysis and for presenting data results to the sales team on a weekly basis

  • Manage advertising sample requests from overseas and distribution to customers

  • Understand the seasonal flow and schedules tasks accordingly

  • Identify weaknesses in the processes and recommend improvements

  • Prepare and submit costing sheets to production team

  • Create stock send-outs to stimulate stock sales and in season buys

  • Assist in managing our stock in season (pulling inventory from the system, sending inventory reports to customers, adjusting the stock templates based on customer needs)

  • Manage the showroom by ensuring it is clean at all times and that new collection samples are ready to show

Qualifications

  • An analytical individual with strong attention to detail

  • Skilled at compiling data and analyzing sales reporting for decision making purposes

  • Team player and positive attitude - ready to roll up sleeves when needed

  • Motivated; excellent work ethic with the ability to prioritize and manage workload; ability to adapt to change

  • Ability to work well under pressure under limited supervision

  • Excellent communication skills in both English and French     

  • 1-2 years of experience in similar position


In order to apply, please send an email to hr@thekershehgroup.com with your cover letter and resume. We thank you for your interest in working for The Kersheh Group. Please note that only applicants being considered for the position will be contacted.

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