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Swords-Smith is seeking responsible, creative and thoughtful people who are pursuing a career in fashion. We are a growing independent business with a tight-knit team and a start-up mentality. We are innovative and reactive, utilizing creative problem solving to achieve ambitious goals and objectives.

The customer experience is the most important part of our business and our drive to exceed client expectations guides everything that we do. Our client-services team delivers a high level of personalized customer service in-store and online. Meticulous attention to detail, creative merchandising and personalization are necessary skills.

We are a small team with big ideas looking for motivated and talented individuals who are genuinely excited about independent fashion. To apply for any position, email resume to info@swords-smith.com with the position title in the subject line. If you think you’d be a good addition to the team in a position not listed below, email us and tell us why!



EXPERIENCED CLIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Swords-Smith is seeking full-time associates to join our team. As the relationship managers between clients and Swords-Smith, associates are critically important to our retail success. Our full-time associates are passionate and knowledgeable about fashion and have a confident, yet inclusive and intimate selling technique.

Qualified applicants have:
- boutique and/or luxury experience
- the ability to consistently deliver excellent, personalized customer service
- the ability to build and grow relationships with our amazing clients
- proven track record meeting sales goals
- extensive fashion knowledge and awareness of independent designers
- an eye for details and presentation, including creative merchandising and visual display
- the ability to check-in, quality control and manage inventory
- basic knowledge of POS system



PART-TIME CLIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE

Swords-Smith is seeking part-time associates to join our team. As the relationship managers between clients and Swords-Smith, associates are critically important to our retail success. Our part-time associates are passionate and knowledgeable about fashion and have a confident selling technique.

Qualified applicants have:
- boutique and/or luxury experience preferred
- the ability to consistently deliver excellent, personalized customer service
- the ability to meet sales goals
- strong interest in fashion and awareness of independent designers
- an eye for details and presentation
- basic knowledge of POS system



RETAIL MANAGER
Swords-Smith is seeking a retail manager to join our team. The manager runs all store operations and must be able to work autonomously, while consistently maintaining high aesthetic and client service standards set forth by upper management. The manager works directly with clients and must be passionate and knowledgeable about fashion and have a confident, yet inclusive and intimate selling technique.

Qualified applicants have:
- boutique and/or luxury experience
- management experience
- strong hiring and recruiting skills and experience training retail associates
- the ability to consistently deliver excellent, personalized customer service and to empower associates to do the same
- the ability to build and grow relationships with our amazing clients and lead client outreach
- proven track record meeting sales goals
- extensive independent designer fashion knowledge, as well as technical knowledge of silhouettes and fit
- a discerning eye for details and presentation, including creative merchandising and display
- major organization skills and the ability to manage all inventory across categories
- strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and work with a tight-knit team
- genuine, infectious enthusiasm

 

Freelance Marketing Coordinator

Swords-Smith is seeking a freelance Marketing Coordinator focused on customer acquisition and retention. The marketing coordinator assists the Creative Director in planning strategies, developing budgets and implementing targeted campaigns.

Qualified applicants have:
- expertise in Google Analytics
- ability to refine and optimize email
- well versed in SEO best practices
- experience managing campaigns for adwords, google ads, facebook ads, as well as mobile- targeted and other social media platforms
- expertise analyzing engagement and awareness
-ability to analyze performance and recommend new strategies



Fashion Design Intern

Swords-Smith is seeking motivated, talented students or individuals with fashion design experience to assist in the design and production of menswear, womenswear, and accessories for the Swords-Smith collection. Applicant should have experience sketching, patternmaking and draping, and be proficient in Adobe Illustrator.

Responsibilities include:
- assisting the designer
- assisting where needed in all aspects of design and product development
- maintaining linesheets and tech packs



Buying Intern

Swords-Smith is seeking motivated, talented students or individuals to assist the buyer each market season. Categories include: menswear, womenswear, accessories. Applicant should be highly organized, with strong math skills, and must be proficient in Excel.

Responsibilities include:
- assisting the buyer
- attending trade shows and showroom appointments
- organizing linesheets and lookbooks
- maintaining and updating buying documents



NEW DESIGNER SUBMISSIONS

We request all new designers submit lookbooks, linesheets and all relevant materials via email to info@swords-smith.com. The buyers review new brand submissions 1-2 times a month and will reach out to see more if it’s a good fit.