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We invite you to consider the current position openings described below.
For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com or fax to (315)364-8075. You may also mail your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC
3260 State Route 90
Aurora, NY 13026.
Visual Manager - Aurora, NY
Lead the Aurora based Visual team in The MacKenzie-Childs Aurora Shop, and coordinate production needs like execution of store fixturing and creating the components to be used in the New York City Flagship and Palm Beach, Florida, store windows, as well as for our wholesale channels for both MacKenzie-Childs and Jay Strongwater. Will also stage retail events such as the spring garden event and special parties in the Farmhouse. This position reports directly to the Visual Director. The candidate must be a team leader, creative, and energetic, with a strong vision and able to partner with other departments using excellent interpersonal skills. Must schedule Visual Staff in order to insure that adequate staffing is available to meet all deadlines. Position requires excellent management skills and 2-5 years’ experience in a managerial or supervisory position in Visual Presentation or related field. Requires a willingness to adjust schedules due to the demands of the department and business. Must be proficient in Outlook, Word and Excel. Limited travel may be required.
Catalog Graphic Designer - Aurora, NY
Take catalog layouts through various drafts, approvals, design and production from start to finish in accordance with our graphics and brand standards as defined by the Creative Directors for the two luxury brands, MacKenzie-Childs and Jay Strongwater, that comprise Aurora Brands. Work with creative and merchandising teams to create drafts, concepts and storyboards. Page layout and type formatting of catalog spreads. Create and maintain catalog templates. Photoshop catalog beauty shots. Prepare files for press, color proof files and attend press checks. Position requires a BA in Graphic Design or related field with 5 or more years of design experience in print, magazine or catalog experience preferred. Expert at InDesign and Photoshop; experience with Illustrator, Word and Excel. Demonstrated understanding of typography. Editing skills a plus.
Sales Associate - Aurora, NY
Full time Sales Associate position in our Aurora retail store. Assist customers with their purchases guiding them to their points of interest in our product offerings. Cashier, wrap and replenish stock. Weekends and some holidays required. Must be interested in assisting others and be excited about imparting the whimsy and wholesomeness of the MacKenzie Childs brand to our visitors. Position requires a H.S. diploma or equivalent. Previous experience in high-end retail preferred.
Sales Associate - New York, NY
Full time Sales Associate position in our flagship retail store. Assist customers with their purchases guiding them to their points of interest in our product offerings. Cashier, wrap and replenish stock. Weekends and some holidays required. Must be interested in assisting others and be excited about imparting the whimsy and wholesomeness of the MacKenzie-Childs brand to our visitors. Previous experience in high-end retail strongly preferred. Position requires a H.S. diploma or equivalent.
Textiles - Aurora, NY
Upholster and sew piecework in our Textiles department. Prefer someone experienced with sewing or upholstery work but will train on the job. Experience with crafts or handwork helpful. Ability to use hand tools essential. Requires attention to detail, listening and following directions, and the ability to work in a team environment. Must be able to lift 40 lbs using proper lifting technique. Must be able to stand for long periods and pull and staple fabric frequently. Position requires a H.S. diploma or equivalent.
Furniture Decorator - Aurora, NY
Furniture Decorators sought for decorating and painting furniture with landscapes and faux finishes, utilizing samples for reference. Will train people with good color sensibilities who are receptive to instruction and open to critique. Previous hand or craft work experience strongly preferred. Four day work week Mon-Thurs 6:30 am -5:00 pm. Medical and dental benefits available after successful completion of the 90 day trial period. Position requires a H.S. diploma or equivalent.
Customer Call Center Reps - Aurora, NY
Work in our on-site call center assisting our catalog and web customers over the phone with their orders and backorder or shipment statuses. A sincere interest in assisting others is required. Must be able to communicate over a telephone, type on a computer keyboard and read a computer screen. Hours available are varied and can fit many schedules. Days/evenings and weekend shifts available between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm, seven days a week. Previous experience helpful but full training is provided on the job. Work is part-time, seasonal, now through end of year.
Component Warehouse/Receiving - Aurora, NY
Pull components from inventory for manufacturing jobs released to the production floor. Update inventory in the computer. Perform cycle counts periodically as required. Back up Receiving function at Aurora Studio Shipping Dock. Requires a HS diploma or equivalent.
Quality Control Inspector - Union Springs, NY
Responsible for incoming inspection of finished goods. Must be able to lift boxes of components ranging from 40-60 lbs and cartons of enamelware weighing between 30-50 lbs frequently during the receipt of a container with tight turnaround deadlines. Visual inspection requires attention to detail and the ability to work independently in a focused manner. Requires a HS diploma or equivalent.
Returns Assistant - Union Springs, NY
Assist Returns Coordinator with processing of returned merchandise for credit, exchange or replacement. Must be neat, organized and follow through tasks to completion. Previous inventory experience helpful but will train on the job. Must be willing to work in a team atmosphere. High school diploma or equivalent required.