Jobs

Become part of our growing team, and dedicate yourself to a life of quality products, stories, and experiences. If you think you belong at Best Made then drop us a line.

  • Director of Production
  • Project Manager, West Coast (part-time)
  • Junior Graphic Designer
  • E-Commerce Manager 
  • Sales Associates
  • Spring Internship Program

Director of Production 

Best Made Co. is hiring for the role of Director of Production. Based in New York City this role will be filled by an individual with excellent project management, organizational, and communications skills. This individual should hold 5-7+ years of experience focused in the production of hard goods with supporting knowledge and vocabulary. Soft goods experience is preferable, although not required.

Skills required but not limited to:

  • Managing a growing production team
  • Organizing Time and Action production calendars
  • Vendor management and sourcing
  • Fastidious logistical management
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Systems
  • Contract negotiation
  • Product brainstorming and problem solving
  • Strong grounding in a working with a variety of hard good materials
  • Domestic and International sourcing
  • Analysis and improvement of work flow organization and efficiencies
  • Participation in product ideation and conception
  • Coordination with consultative design and manufacturing resources
  • International and domestic compliance
  • Costing projects to budgets
  • Fluency in Quickbooks and design programs
  • Effectively translate BMC’s creative language and reference into executable concept
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

In addition to the above skill sets the candidate must be ruthlessly optimistic, open-minded, and creative in their problem solving abilities. Our approach is frequently atypical and embraces entrepreneurially minded individuals that can both work within and outside of systems.

For consideration, please email a combined PDF resume and cover letter to jobs@bestmadeco.com. Additionally, it is strongly suggested that candidates share technical skills and a portfolio of product or design work.

Project Manager, West Coast (part-time) 

Best Made Co. is hiring for a part-time west coast Project Manager. Based in San Francisco, this role will be filled by an individual with excellent project management, organizational, and communication skills. This individual should hold 3-6 years of experience focused in project management, event planning, and retail/hospitality management. Moderate travel to our headquarters in New York will be required. The position will start with a 6 month contract, with potential for longer and/or full-time engagement.

Skills required but not limited to:

  • Knowledge of the west coast market and contacts in retail, real estate, events and influencer sets
  • Advanced communication and reporting skills
  • Project management amongst multiple stakeholders and project groups
  • Event planning
  • Retail/hospitality management
  • Contract and vendor negotiation
  • HR and staffing management experience
  • Costing projects to budgets
  • Visual merchandising
  • Effectively translate BMC’s creative language and reference into executable concept
  • Ability to translate systems into practice
  • Love of the outdoors, travel and adventure

In addition to the above skill sets the candidate must be ruthlessly optimistic, open-minded, and creative in their problem solving abilities. Our approach is frequently atypical and embraces entrepreneurially minded individuals that can both work within and outside of systems.

For consideration, please email a combined PDF resume and cover letter to jobs@bestmadeco.com.

Junior Graphic Designer 

The Junior Graphic Designer is a coordinator-level position that will support the Best Made creative team in maintaining and augmenting our highest visual standards. The right candidate will be creatively aligned with the Best Made brand & ethos, and thus demonstrate an overwhelming enthusiasm, and ability to visually interpret our brand’s mission. The right candidate will work tirelessly to support the day-to-day design needs of our company. This position demands a unique blend of design and production related skills in a variety of dynamic mediums including: packaging, catalogs, branding, and product collateral across all print, product & digital channels. The Junior Graphic Designer will work directly with our growing creative and marketing teams. The ideal candidate will be someone who seeks all the benefits of the time invested in teamwork, but will embrace the independence and self-motivation needed to tackle and initiate projects of utmost consequence.

We can’t overstate the need to present a strong portfolio and website.

Responsibilities include production, design, design project management, archiving, assisting photo shoots, photo & packaging research, and working directly with print vendors and digital agencies.

Skills required but not limited to:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Ability to respond quickly and professionally to art direction and feedback
  • Flexibility to shift priorities quickly within a fast-paced work environment
  • Mastery in fundamental visual, typographic print and digital design disciplines and principals
  • Strong print production skills, including technical proficiency with preparing files for pre-press, fabrication of packaging / product collateral such as clothing labels, hang tags, apparel graphics, and all digital media including email newsletters, and e-commerce assets
  • Willingness to tackle projects out of your comfort zone
  • Strong eye for details
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Experience required:

  • Minimum 2-3 years industry experience
  • A portfolio that demonstrates an uncanny knack at branding and package design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop)
  • Proficiency with a digital camera and retouching tools
  • Proficiency in print and collateral design with a knowledge of file preparation and printing / packaging techniques
  • BFA specializing in Graphic Design preferred; Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or related field required

For consideration, please email a combined PDF resume and cover letter to jobs@bestmadeco.com. Candidates must share a strong portfolio and website of work.

Additionally, in your cover letter, please share In 100 words or less tell us about your most profound visual experience.

E-Commerce Manager 

Best Made Company is hiring for an E-Commerce Manager to support our growing team in New York City. This role will be focused on the daily management, analytics, and operations the BMC website. As a new position, this role will require determination, focus, and optimism.

The ideal candidate for this role will bring:
  • An uncanny knack for presenting and selling products online
  • Extroverted, hustling spirit. You are a miracle worker who can understand all of the puzzle pieces that go into producing and experiencing products 
  • An understanding of how to execute between creative/brand and analytics, operations, and business
  • 5+ years E-commerce experience, ideally working with an apparel/bag brand
  • The ability to translate analytics into action
  • Prior experience working with web, warehouse, and brick and mortar locations
  • Digital marketing best practices in customer acquisition, retention, and growth
  • A strong team work ethic with ability to manage multiple projects and problem solving
  • Can-do attitude 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Project managing the role-out of new website
  • The ability to create quality brand content and experiences across all digital platforms (website, social media, blogs, etc.)
  • Constantly develop & test new ideas for our content, customer experience, navigation, content, performance and functionality
  • Weekly content audit; develop and execute new editorial content based on findings
  • Weekly Analytics tracking & reporting, set the benchmarks with our operations team and develop new ideas to reach our goals
  • On-going management of internet marketing, social media integration, and SEO for site
  • Maintain digital asset database
  • Develop an ongoing site and content strategy

In addition to the above skill sets the candidate must be ruthlessly optimistic, open-minded, and creative in their problem solving abilities. Our approach is frequently atypical and embraces entrepreneurially minded individuals that can both work within and outside of systems.

For consideration, please email a combined PDF resume and cover letter to jobs@bestmadeco.com.

Sales Associates

Best Made Company is seeking sales associates to work in our Tribeca shop. The ideal candidate for this role will bring these qualities and experiences:
  • A knowledge and love of the outdoors, apparel & gear 
  • Flexible schedule, ability to work consistent weekend shifts
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to grow career through integrity, hard work, and achieving results.
  • Ability to work in a team setting
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Maintain the sales floor, the fitting room, and the cash wrap area
  • Provide product and brand information to customers
  • Approaching tasks with a "Can-do" mentality and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to manage time and tasks effectively without supervision
  • Approaches customer experience with a genuine spirit and attitude towards sharing quality information and service by building long term relationships
  • Assist in Operational Tasks, including Visual Merchandising/Store Presentation
For consideration, please send a resume and cover letter with your most recent work experience and unique qualification for Best Made to jobs@bestmadeco.com. Please do not call our retail location for hiring related questions. We will directly contact associates with appropriate experience.

Spring Internship Program

As a Best Made intern, you will receive diverse experiences including time learning the business/administrative side of a growing company, hands-on development in our first NYC retail space, and ownership and presentation of a project (to be determined in the field of design, communications, marketing, production, retail, or customer experience). The internship is full-time, based in New York City and designed for interns who are interested in spending equal parts of summer in the retail shop and office. Interns must be available February 1, 2015 – May 2015.
Interns receive:
  • A Best Made American Felling Axe!
  • Stipend & metrocard
  • Weekly Staff lunch Training
  • Mentoring and workshops
  • If needed: college, work-study, or independent study credit 
For consideration, please email a combined PDF resume and cover letter to jobs@bestmadeco.com. Cover letter must include your availability.
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