careers

AETHER Apparel is a sophisticated men’s and women’s lifestyle outerwear brand. We are a small, steadily growing, apparel company that believes in working hard and playing hard. We are dedicated to creating superior product and providing exemplary customer service. We have a fast-paced, supportive working environment with an “all hands on deck” attitude. If you’re interested in joining our growing, hard-working, and dedicated team, get in touch at careers@aetherapparel.com.

Open positions

The Store Manager will oversee all of the daily operations of the store. They will manage the store’s employees, including hiring, firing, performance evaluation, scheduling, and assigning duties and responsibilities. The Store Manager will be responsible for maintaining the overall culture of the store and ensure the staff also represents and embraces the store’s culture and goals. They will oversee the operational and organizational standards of the store as well as financial strategy dictated by upper management. The Store Manager will regularly review the daily weekly and quarterly financial data of the store to ensure the store and staff are meeting their financial goals.

Our ideal candidate will have retail-manager skills with a sharp business mindset. The candidate should be willing to execute the needs relayed from HQ. Should also be skilled at organizing and solving problems. Interpersonal and mediation skills are also imperative.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit and hire staff for the store to meet the needs of customers.
  • Coordinate daily customer-service operations (e.g. sales processes, orders, and payments)
  • Monitor and maintain store inventory
  • Evaluate employee performance and identify training needs
  • Coach and support new and existing sales associates
  • Communicate with clients and evaluate their needs
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure the store’s appearance is on par with HQ-set guidelines
  • Frequent communication with HQ on day-to-day business as well as larger iniatives
  • Make sure all employees adhere to company’s policies and guidelines
  • Complete schedules and assign duties and responsibilities to the store’s staff
  • Ensure high levels of customers satisfaction through excellent service
  • Track and implement financial goals for the store and staff based on the stated financial goals of the business
  • Manage store inventory

Qualifications

  • 4+ years in a Retail Manager role or similar position
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with fashion trends and styles
  • Experience with recruiting and performance-evaluation processes
  • Familiarity with financial and customer-service principles
  • Ability to create and analyze reports, spreadsheets, and sales statistics
  • Have the ability to work autonomously when required
  • Be dedicated to customer service and achieving a great customer experience

Job Type

  • Full-time

How to apply

Send an email to careers@aetherapparel.com and put “SF Store Manager” in the subject line.

As Key Holder, you will be responsible for carrying out AETHER brand goals through positive and effective communication with customers as well as efficient operation of the store. You will provide the Store Manager/ASM with the help he or she requires to keep the shop in top running order, from ordering inventory and processing sales. Please see some responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities

  • Open and Close retail location
  • Coordinate daily customer service operations (e.g. sales processes, orders, and payments)
  • Maintain store-appearance standards while keeping the merchandise organized and the sales floor stocked
  • Use Shopify point-of-sale system for processing payments, refunds, exchanges, and issuing gift cards
  • Greet guests upon entering the store and engage them in meaningful conversations about the brand and products
  • Assist customers with finding appropriate styles and sizes
  • Participate in AETHER events and initiatives

Qualifications

  • Strong attention to detail and adaptability
  • Technical fashion and/or design knowledge
  • Knowledge of ski and snowboard industries, cycling, motorcycles, and active apparel a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Availability to work weekends and holidays

Job Type

  • Full-time

How to apply

Send an email to careers@aetherapparel.com and put “Key Holder” in the subject line.

Responsibilities

  • Assist VP of Brand in a variety of tasks and management of projects, including fact-checking, maintaining sample racks, reaching out to brand ambassadors, gifting programs and more
  • Assist in planning photo shoots and be on-site when required
  • Assist in planning in-store events and be on-site when required
  • Maintaining budgets for photo shoots and events
  • Administrative tasks, including booking travel and hotels
  • Sample trafficking
  • Booking models for photo shoots
  • Booking meetings for staff
  • Aid executive in preparing for meetings
  • Maintaining office calendar
  • Calendar management for executives
  • Aid executive team with day-to-day tasks
  • Responding to emails and document requests on behalf of executives

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Experience in managing multiple priorities, administrative coordination, and logistics
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task with great follow-up skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Job Type

  • Full-time

How to apply

Send an email to careers@aetherapparel.com and put “EA/Project Manager” in the subject line.

Job Type

  • Full-time or part-time

Responsibilities

  • Maintain store-appearance standards while keeping the merchandise organized and the sales floor stocked
  • Use Shopify point-of-sale system for processing payments, refunds, exchanges, and issuing gift cards
  • Greet guests upon entering store and engage them in meaningful conversations about the brand and products
  • Assist customers with finding appropriate styles and sizes
  • Participate in AETHER events and initiatives

Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail and adaptability
  • Technical fashion and/or design knowledge
  • Knowledge of ski and snowboard industries, cycling, motorcycles, and active apparel a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Availability to work weekends and holidays

Experience

At least 1 year of retail experience a must

Location

Soho, New York – Full-time

Hayes Valley, San Francisco – Full-time

Los Angeles – Part-time and Full-time

How to apply

Send an email to careers@aetherapparel.com. Please be sure to include a cover letter that tells us a little bit about yourself and your background