Freelance Sample Assistant

JOB FUNCTION: Retail
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $18/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Onsite
POSTED: May 17, 2023

Our client is an established retailer specializing in affordable clothing items for men and women. Their product assortment includes apparel, accessories, and footwear. They are looking to bring on a talented Freelance Sample Assistant to help assist with day to day needs.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$18/hr

Position Overview:

The Freelance Sample Assistant role is an administrative function that supports the Merchant and Product Services teams. This role receives and manages physical product samples, communicating with vendors, and leading sample meetings.

Responsibilities of the Freelance Sample Assistant:

  • Use sample tool to track expected samples and communicate sample needs and due dates to vendors via email.
  • Unpack boxes and organize physical samples by owner or Merchant.
  • Receive samples in the sample tool. Find the correct sample record in the tool, record receipt, and print and attach a barcode to track the sample location.
  • Digitize physical samples. Take images of a sample based on pre-determined guidelines and attach these images to the sample’s digital record.
  • Manage the storage of samples which includes organizing samples in a dedicated sample storage spaces and updating the location in the sample tool.
  • As needed, respond to Merchant requests to temporarily “check out” samples from storage.

Qualifications for the Freelance Sample Assistant:

  • One year minimum of related work experience and / or retail experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable in an office environment, both working at a computer and doing physical activity (e.g., unpacking boxes and moving sample racks)
  • Must be a team player and able to be flexible / adapt as priorities and processes change
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Able to lift packages of up to 35 lbs.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma is required

Benefits:

  • Furnished upon request
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EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Position ID: 123503