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Diamonds Direct USA Inc - Vice President of Operations
Limor Bregman - limor@diamonds-direct.com
Employer: Diamonds Direct USA Inc.

Position Title: Vice President of Operations

Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Description:

Plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of diamond and jewelry retailer, reporting to president of the company. Supervise subordinate managers and staff. Oversee and direct operational functions, including sales, marketing, inventory, customer service, human resources, financial management of budgets and accounting, and general administration. Direct and coordinate activities of departments and personnel concerned with the import, pricing, sales, or distribution of diamond products. Oversee and direct sales, marketing and customer support operations for all branch offices in the United States, including sales and service training, sales promotions, business development activities and advertising campaigns. Negotiate purchase agreements with domestic and international wholesale diamond suppliers. Review financial statements, sales and business activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement. Requires domestic and international travel up to 15% of the time.

Minimum Requirements:

Four years experience in managing business operations, budgets and personnel; managing profit and loss (P&L) to improve productivity and achieve financial goals; and managing marketing or other business development programs or initiatives. 
Also requires education or experience in: defining and implementing key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure operational efficiency and effectiveness; coordinating the import and export of wholesale diamonds, including international customs clearance requirements; managing diamond inventory and supply channels; and negotiating the purchase of diamonds from domestic and international wholesale distributors.

To apply, send your resume to: limor@diamonds-direct.com. Attn: Limor Bregman; Re: VP.

STS Jewels - Director of Business Development

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE

Director of Business Development

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director of Business Development reports to the Sr. Director and is a member of the Company’s executive team. This position is responsible for the acquisition, development and management of all new business accounts. This position may include sales/account management responsibility for some existing customers as well. The Director of Sales drives the company’s achievement of its customer acquisition/retention and revenue goals.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Acquire new business accounts for the organization

Manage some of the existing accounts of the organization

Work closely with on shore and off shore teams for product development, manufacturing, quality control and deliveries

Drive the development of national, and, if appropriate, international sales strategies

Maintain key customer relationships and develop and implement strategies for expanding/retaining the company’s customer base

Manage overall sales process, set appropriate metrics, and fully execute performance management with the Sales Teams

Work closely with product development manager for a continuous product development process  for new as well as existing business accounts

SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE

At least 7 years sales management experience with 4 years in a senior management position

Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels

Ability to conceive and develop product to suit customer needs

Ability to demonstrate sales ability by example

Outstanding consultative selling abilities and excellent interpersonal skills with direct reports, colleagues, and customers

Proven evangelical sales track record in a high velocity, new product/new market environment

Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment

Experience with a specific sales methodology and formal sales training 

Capacity to assume more significant executive responsibilities over time

EDUCATION

Applicable four year degree or equivalent experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Training certifications are a plus

Sales management experience in the luxury goods industries

Master’s degree preferred


SALES REPS WANTED

EMG Creations, Inc.

 Manufacturer of color and diamond jewelry is seeking to maintain  and grow its existing customer base. 

Great line for established salesperson. 

Great commission paid

call   888-364-1212

email sales@emgcreations.com

Independent Sales Professional
Sarah | e: info@bastianinverun.com | p: 401-667-7279

bastian inverun has been making high quality, high fashion, 925 silver jewelry since 1974.  For forty years, we have been known for exceptional manufacturing quality with gleaming sterling silver, sparkling diamonds, shimmering pearls and always genuine gemstones. Additionally, the line contains select pieces with yellow or rose gold plate.  Our customers have always appreciated our sound workmanship, excellent German engineering and love of detail as well as the imaginatively cut and ingeniously set gemstones and unique finishes to our pieces. Our pieces are bold and unique without losing sight of the classic. We are members of the Independent Jewelers Organization.   bastian inverun’s products, excellent customer service and distribution services make us positioned for continued growth success.
We are currently seeking independent sales representation in Northeast; Midwest; Southeast; and Southwest. 
Excellent line for established sales professional.
Generous commission paid
We seek Commission ONLY Independent Sales Reps.

Please forward resume to:
info@bastianinverun.com or call Sarah @ 401-667-7279
www.bastian-inverun.com

Independent Sales Professional

Independent Sales Professional.

Claude Bernard Swiss Watches 

Manufacturer of the very finest Swiss Watches within our price range; $225.00 to $1000.00. We have been making watches in the French part of Switzerland since 1884  and are well known throughout the Swiss Watch industry for our specialization in assembly and finishing in our state of the art facility in Las Genevez, Switzerland. We have an excellent business and an extraordinary collection of watches;- beautiful, classic, high quality; no one comes near our quality/ value ratio. 

We are seeking independent sales representation on the West Coast; Northeast; Midwest; Southeast; and Southwest. Happy New Year.

Please send resume to: 

Mark@genevezwatches.com; or call Mark @ 914 309 6611.

ClaudeBernard.ch.


Director of Membership

The American Gem Society is the country's preeminent jewelry trade organization dedicated to consumer protection.

We are seeking a Director of Membership.  The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the American Gem Society’s 

membership program by expanding its membership base, and expanding the credentials of the current membership.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Travels and meets with AGS members to encourage additional titles and certification

Travels and meets with prospective members to encourage new member growth

Establishes and implements an annual business plan to increase membership growth.

Represents AGS at trade shows.

Prepares timely annual budget based on membership development goals

Oversees membership dues collection efforts and approves adjustments

Serves as staff specialist for membership development.

Serves as headquarters liaison for the Membership committee. 

Makes membership presentations on behalf of the Society.

Researches prospects for membership and follows up with in-person, verbal or written correspondence.

Responsible for sales of Circle of Distinction tickets and ads, Conclave sponsorships and Conclave supplier 

programs.

Continues professional development as assigned. 

The successful candidate brings to the AGS: 

Experience in a non-profit membership environment.

Experience in the jewelry industry.

Experience with conferences and trade shows

Public speaking and strong presentation skills.

Must be a strong team player. 

A self-starter with outstanding communication skills, attention to detail and results oriented attitude.

Bachelor’s Degree in Management preferred and/or 3-5 years of management experience, preferably in a non-profit 

environment.  

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), Short term and 

long term disability.  Resume w/salary history to careers@ags.org.  FTE/DFE/EOE   


Meira T Designs

High end fashion jewelry design company is seeking a highly energetic and motivated sales representative to carry our line in the following states: TX, LA, OK, AR and MS.
We offer an excellent commission base

If interested please email: meiratusa@gmail.com 

Come Grow with Lee Michaels

Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, an AGS Accredited Jeweler, founded in Baton Rouge, LA, is growing and searching for a Manager. We are an 8 store operation with locations in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. Our First Choice candidate should have 5-7 years of experience in retail sales management preferably in high-end jewelry or luxury items, knowledge of jewelry designer lines and high-end watches, strong client development and team-building skills, a strong business acumen and be committed to delivering superb customer service.

Lee Michaels offers competitive salaries, outstanding benefits and an opportunity to join a winning team.  If you know you are qualified, please e-mail your confidential résumé to JaneW@LMFJ.com.  

We invite interested candidates to learn more of our company story at Lee Michaels Comes Alive on www.LMFJ.com.  

Sales Professional

Diamonds Direct is seeking dedicated, high-energy individuals who have the passion, motivation and energy to succeed with a fast-growing, industry-leading company. The candidate must be eager to exceed all customers’ expectations and ensure their experience is unforgettable all while working in a high-volume retail sales environment. Diamonds Direct prides itself on developing and maintain the relationship with each customer and the candidate must make this a priority. The candidate must possess the following:

•    Previous diamond sales experience
•    Outstanding communication skills
•    Able to work a flexible schedule
•    Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
•    Excellent time management and multitasking skills

If interested, please submit your resume to Careers@Diamonds-Direct.com  
 

Van Cleef and Arpels

Job Title: Jeweler    
Location: New York Van Cleef and Arpels Jewelry Workshop    
Reports To: Director of Workshop    
Availability: Immediately    

Overview: Perform high level jewelry production and service on an assortment of Van Cleef and Arpels aesthetics.

Responsibilities:

  • Model-making in metal and wax resins
  • Clean and assemble casting products in platinum and gold
  • Produce handmade jewelry (including solitaires, solitaires with side stones and necklace pendants)
  • Service assorted jewelry pieces including sizing and restoration
  • Solder using laser welding machines and gas torch
  • Stone setting (includes four prong setting and other setting techniques)
  • Knowledge of  CAD / CAM techniques is a plus
  • Adhere  to scheduled completion dates
  • Special projects as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in all phases of jewelry production and service including but not limited to using materials such as platinum and 18k gold, stone setting, rhodium plating, and polishing
  • A’jour master techniques
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Highly skilled with the ability to complete service requests under time constraints

Please apply directly on the Richemont website by clicking HERE

Buyer wanted

Fuego Corporate Office is looking for a Buyer to help create a timely and exciting product assortment. Fuego is a regional chain of 22 gift and accessory boutiques located primarily in the Pacific Northwest.  The company was recently bought and relocated to Austin, TX. [Austin is on every “best-place-to-live” and “fastest growing cities” list.]  Fuego is preparing for a national expansion next year.  The buyer we are seeking will be part of a nimble and creative merchandising team that will construct the product assortment for our stores. The position we are specifically looking for is someone with experience and interest in the jewelry categories. Fuego has traditionally carried an interesting and unique selection of both costume and moderately priced case jewelry.  We can significantly grow that category, but we need someone with passion and acumen. This candidate will need to deliver the sales and profit plan for assigned categories through the precise execution of a well-conceived merchandise strategy. They will respond to customer feedback and market trends.

Responsibilities:

Merchandising:
•    Develop compelling assortments, moving into and out of sub categories as necessary to keep the assortment fresh  
•    Analyze reports and respond to current trends as appropriate, i.e. reorders, markdowns, marketing, etc.
•    Ensure key trends are represented with in the store, constantly testing new trends and reacting with speed when successful
•    Responsible for managing inventory levels
•    Develop new resources
•    Find new vendors and sources for cutting edge products. Negotiate prices and business terms with vendors in a favorable but fair way.
•    Initiate strategies and seasonal plans to drive sales, this includes developing inventory levels, receipt flows, projecting markdowns and planning for a profitable margin.  In season, the buyer will react to the business to reach plan metrics.
Analysis:
•    Weekly: Analyze selling by item, sub category, category, etc., TY/LY, manage OTB, markdowns and inventory flow.
•    Monthly: Analyze markdowns, work with Director, other buyers, and visual to develop evolving strategies.  
•    Post Season:  Conduct in-season and post-season analyses to better evaluate the business and improve next seasons buy.
Other:
•    Develop positive working relationship within vendor community, partnering with them to stay on trend and deliver quality products on time and with best price.
•    Communication within the Fuego team is key. This buyer must be able to partner with fellow buyers and report upward with ease.
•    Shop competition regularly. Regular travel to market and to stores is expected.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

•    Degree required (any):  College 4 years
•    Retail Experience (any): 2+ years as buyer, preferably with Accessory or Jewelry Experience
•    Computer skills:  Microsoft Office software, plus be generally comfortable around all computer software.
•    Highly organized, strong sense of urgency, self-motivated, team player, creative problem solver, entrepreneurial spirit
•    Interest in trends, fashion, and youth culture a plus.  
•    Need to travel and be away from home at least 20 days a year.
•    Motivated to help grow a small company into a large one.
•    Full time, non-seasonal, weekends not required
•    Highly organized, strong sense of urgency, self-motivated, team player, creative problem solver, entrepreneurial spirit
•    Interest in trends, fashion, youth culture a plus
•    Full time, non-seasonal, weekends not required


How to Apply:

If you are interested, please email your resume and a letter listing the top 5 reasons why you are our next Fuego Buyer to careers@fuegostores.com.  Also check out our web site:  www.shopfuego.com.

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Must have relationships, a strong desire to
succeed, and experience. Many territories open.
Non-conflicting lines okay. Email resume with
salary requirements to Mavrickan@aol.com
or see us at JCK Booth S-10215, over 30 states Open

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