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Does seeing these job titles make your heart go pitter-patter? WELL! Email jobs@ofakind.com with your résumé, a cover letter that will win us over (in the body of the email, please!), and links to your social media. All the deets below…

 

ART DIRECTOR

Of a Kind is hiring a full-time, NYC-based art director to oversee all visuals for the company, from brand identity to photography to graphics to packaging, across all platforms and mediums. This person will work closely with the founders and the buying, editorial, and social media teams.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing visual execution across website, marketing, packaging, social media, print materials, events, etc.
  • Concepting and designing all graphics and visual assets for digital and printed materials
  • Managing and art-directing photoshoots as well as forming and maintaining relationships with photographers, stylists, and other related vendors
  • Developing and managing systems for organizing image assets
  • Maintaining and evolving visual style guide
  • Overseeing look and feel of social and editorial
  • Concepting and designing in-store retail signage and displays
  • Contributing to select private-label product development projects, like Professional Enthusiast apparel line and Of a Kind wall calendar

 

Qualifications:

  • Passion for Of a Kind
  • Strong grasp of the Of a Kind audience and brand
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and positive attitude
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and to manage an ever-evolving to-do list
  • Stellar interpersonal and communication skills, including top-notch email manner
  • Demonstrated taste level
  • Keen understanding of the industry landscape, as well as Of a Kind’s place within it, particularly in relation to its peers
  • Ability to discern consumer trends with commercial potential
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign mastery
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Self-motivation and interest in building processes from the ground up
  • Dedication, passion, and drive

 


 

MARKETING AND WEB PRODUCT MANAGER

Of a Kind is hiring a full-time, NYC-based marketing and web product manager to oversee all marketing and web-development initiatives and to track their success. This person will work closely with the founders and the rest of the Of a Kind team, along with our dev agency.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Concepting, building, and executing marketing initiatives across digital platforms, including website, newsletter, and social media channels.
  • Managing website-development projects, from new initiatives to bug fixes and maintenance, working directly with dev agency.
  • Coordinating with founders, developers, editor, buyer, web assistant, and customer service to ensure that features are prioritized and launched on schedule.
  • Building and maintaining marketing calendar.
  • Tracking the success of website, newsletter, and social media efforts, producing weekly and monthly analytics reports and providing accompanying analysis.
  • Running A/B tests across newsletter, social, and paid-marketing channels to finetune programs.
  • Researching and onboarding new marketing vendors and partners.
  • Overseeing marketing component of in-person events.
  • Developing a framework for measuring the success of web improvements over time.
  • Fielding sample- and image-requests from PR agency and tracking press coverage.
  • Working with Bed Bath & Beyond marketing team to coordinate promotion of Of a Kind on BBB channels.

 

Qualifications:

  • Passion for Of a Kind
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and positive attitude
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Supreme organization and project-management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and to manage an ever-evolving to-do list
  • Strong grasp of the Of a Kind audience and brand
  • Stellar interpersonal and communication skills, including top-notch email manner
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Facebook advertising, basic HTML and CSS, email marketing, and all relevant social media platforms
  • Analytical know-how, including Excel and model-building savvy
  • Confidence to tackle any project
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Self-motivation and interest in building processes from the ground up
  • Dedication, passion, and drive

 


 

INTERNS 

We’re hiring part-time, NYC-based interns who have interest and experience in the following categories: operations, buying, social media, graphic design, marketing, and editorial. You should be available at least two full days a week, for a minimum of four months. (Ideally, from August through January!) Read up below for the nitty-gritty on each role.

 

P.S. These positions are paid!

 

How to Apply

If you’re interested, email internships@ofakind.com with the name of the specific position in the subject line the following…

+ your résumé (bonus points if it’s one page!)

+ a cover letter that gives us a legit sense of your personality.

+ your 5 favorite emerging designers—and a short paragraph on why!

+ links to your blog, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.

+ dates you’re available to intern with us.

 

OPERATIONS INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting a small, hard-working, super-dedicated team.
  • Performing operational and office-management functions.
  • Assisting with top-level customer service.
  • Communicating logistics between our designers and warehouse.
  • Supporting our buying team by organizing samples, tracking inventory, and placing reorders.
  • Working with the operations team to review and assemble data sets.
  • Assisting with scheduling, travel, and other basic admin tasks.
  • Understanding the bigger-picture needs of the business.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • Extreme attention to detail and organization—if you color-code your bullet journal, we’re looking for you!
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.
  • Efficiency in multitasking and prioritizing numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel and Google Docs is a huge plus.

 

DESIGN & SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting the design and social media team by using your computer design skills, aesthetic sensibility, and hard-working hands (on photo shoots).
  • Owning the image library and the organization and the workflow that keeps it alive.
  • Contributing to Of a Kind’s marketing, social media, and photography systems.
  • Performing operational and office-management functions.
  • Assisting with projects involving scheduling, photoshoots, image selection, CMS builds, Instagram, media management, and design.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • A basic visual literacy as well as a dependable knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ability to quickly grasp workflow organization.
  • Excitement around immersing yourself in the brand world of Of a Kind.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Efficiency in juggling numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and stay calm under pressure.
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.



EDITORIAL & MARKETING INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting the editorial team by keeping content calendars up-to-date, conducting in-depth research projects, and contributing new ideas.
  • Performing basic copy-editing functions.
  • Creating weekly podcast recaps, organizing podcast statistics, and assisting on scriptwriting and scheduling for podcast recordings.
  • Transcribing interviews.
  • Conducting designer interviews and drafting copy for bios, editorial stories, and product descriptions.
  • Learning basic CMS functions and overseeing newsletter and podcast-topic archiving.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • Interest in editorial content and love for well-written copy in all forms.
  • Confidence in grammar skills and attention to stylistic nuance.
  • Comfort level conducting editorial interviews over the phone and in-person.
  • Excitement around immersing yourself in the brand world of Of a Kind.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Efficiency in juggling numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and stay calm under pressure.
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.

 

BUYING & MERCHANDISING INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting buying/merchandising team by managing designer submissions and serving as initial filter.
  • Assisting in maintaining and updating assortment grids as needed with photos, pricing, etc.
  • Maintaining log of incoming and outgoing samples.
  • Checking sales and sell-throughs and providing designers regular updates.
  • Researching emerging designers and brands and pitching to buyer.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • Advanced skills in Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.) are a must.
  • A basic visual literacy as well as a dependable knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ability to quickly grasp workflow organization.
  • Excitement around immersing yourself in the brand world of Of a Kind.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Efficiency in juggling numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and stay calm under pressure.
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.

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