Vintage Fashion Company Seeks FullTime Studio Warehouse Assistant Brooklyn - jobs near me

Amarcord Vintage Fashion is seeking a reliable and hardworking assistant for our Warehouse (Behind the Scenes) location, who is diligent, hard-working, and detail-oriented. This is a unique, fun and challenging position that calls for someone who is able to wear many hats, learn at a fast pace, and be flexible. Critical thinking and being a self-starter is a must. In addition to preparing merchandise for our store location, you will also be responsible for collaborating on preparation for trade shows and appointments. You will have the opportunity to assist us with some of the world's best design teams and costume designers both at our warehouse and our archive. We are looking for someone who can handle and meet deadlines, often under pressure.

This is a FULL TIME, entry level position, offering at least 40 hours a week. The regular schedule is from Monday-Friday, 10-6PM. You must be able to work occasional weekends. You must have the flexibility to exceed or adjust your normal hours if necessary.
You must love to work, and be fully dedicated to your position when on the clock.

FIRST AND FOREMOST, this is a position that requires steaming and ironing clothing, cleaning and restoring accessories, doing laundry, cleaning the space, organization, and heavy lifting. Do not apply if you do not have experience doing these things.

For more information about the company, and to get a feel of what we are about, please check out our instagram @amarcordvintage, or our website at

Job responsibilities include:
• Preparing (reviewing, steaming, ironing, prepping, cleaning) merchandise for the store location, trade shows, sales, pop-ups and more.
• Assisting in the delivery of merchandise, supplies, etc. from Warehouse to Store and Archive
• Managing, organizing, cleaning, and maintaining the Warehouse
• Working directly with our in-house seamstress to coordinate repairs, what needs to be done, and the timeline.
• Managing merchandise laundry dry-cleaning.
• Assisting in facilitating Costume Design and Fashion Design appointments at the Warehouse, and sometimes at the Archive.
• Maintain and manage supplies and stock at the Warehouse.
• Caring for and maintaining merchandise in the Warehouse, Store, Archive, etc.
• Participating in the set up and breaking down of trade shows, in-store events/parties, pop ups, sales, etc.
• Assisting in the seasonal change overs at the Store location.
• Assisting with occasional organizing and cleaning of the Store and the Archive
• Running various errands
• Assisting the owners and company manager in special projects

Applicant MUST be comfortable with:
• Handling USED, second-hand clothing.
• Spending majority of the day on your feet.
• Preparation of clothing, which requires use of a professional steamer and iron, etc.
• Cleaning shoes and other accessories
• Cleaning of clothing, including washing, laundering, etc.
• Using various different chemicals and products
• Working with various fibers, including wool/animal hair.
• Handling or being around dust/debris.

• Comfortable with heavy lifting, loading/unloading, physical work.
• Comfortable with and have experience using a professional clothing steamer and iron
• Experience with laundry, clothing care and cleaning
• Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate well with the team
• Comfortable taking direction from team members
• Must be practical, neat, organized, intuitive, proactive, positive, pleasant
• Availability to work on weekends for certain occasions
• English Speaking; Eligible to work in US

Extra skills that would be helpful in the position:
• Passion for vintage, fashion, and clothing, keeping updated with latest trends; great taste.
• Knowledge of clothing, including terminology, styles, fabrics, labels, etc. Knowledge of vintage clothing, including eras, styles, labels, etc.
• Background in fashion (from school or previous work experience).
• The ability to repair and alter clothing/accessories is a PLUS, but not required.
• Knowledge of various care and cleaning techniques and detergents/ their application and results on different materials is a PLUS
• Valid driver's license

This is a behind-the-scenes position, focused mostly on preparing and cleaning merchandise for the store, e-commerce, archive, and more.

Note: This job includes working with heavy packages and use of high ladders; it involves working with detergents and cleaning products. This job may not be well-suited for people with certain allergies such as to chemicals, dust, animal hair or other.


Address:103 East 19th Street near Park Avenue

More info: compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

United States, newyork , (google map)
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