CAREERS

We are a mix of artists, fashionistas, and geo-nerds.  Our family is growing as quickly as our brand, so if you are interested in being a part of our team, please send your resume to hr@melissajoymanning.com.

Current Openings:

New York, NY:


Full-Time Retail Key Holder

We are seeking a full-time retail sales professional to float between our Soho and Brooklyn retail locations. This is a fantastic opportunity for a knowledgeable retail professional with an entrepreneurial spirit looking to establish clientele and grow our brand in a new market.  You will be joining a driven, passionate team and should consider yourself the same!

Key job responsibilities will include:

  • Sell and interact with customers to develop a relationship-based clientele.
  • Maintain inventory levels, manage the POS system, reconcile daily sales, and restock inventory.
  • Merchandise product daily as per brand direction.
  • Find and develop cross-marketing partnerships with local stores, hotels, and restaurants.
  • Assist with social media and digital shopping initiatives including our brick & mortar, Instagram account (@shop_mjm), PS Dept and Farfetch.
  • In conjunction with marketing team, facilitate store events including personal shopping nights, charity events and launch parties.
  • Uphold and maintain company policies and standards.
  • Train with all divisions of the company (ecommerce, wholesale as well as retail) to be fully versed in our processes.

Requirements for this candidate:

  • 3-5 years luxury/branded retail experience.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Familiarity with the Melissa Joy Manning brand and jewelry industry knowledge preferred.
  • Exceptional sales and customer service skills.
  • Strong sense of personal style with a love of fashion & jewelry.
  • Strong organization, time management, project management and prioritization skills.  
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, social media platforms and POS systems.
  • Ability to handle customer inquiries with tact and grace.    
  • Must be a dynamic and energetic team player.
  • A strong value system including, but not limited to, honesty, dedication, and trustworthiness.
  • An interest in growing personally and professionally within a dynamic organization.
  • Full time position – weekend hours required.

Compensation: Competitive salary DOE.  Attractive benefits package for full-time employees.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume, salary history and cover letter to hr@mjmmetal.com.  For consideration, all information must be included in the text of your email or attached as a PDF file.



Berkeley, CA:


Bench Jeweler- Berkeley

We are looking for a full-time production jeweler in our Berkeley studio to join our tight knit group of talented metal smiths. This role requires proficiency in all aspects of jewelry production including parts assembly, soldering, forging, and finishing. This is a production position where repetitive fabrication is required. You will be bench tested for this position. You must demonstrate a strong knowledge of metal smithing to be considered for this position.

Requirements for this candidate:

  • 2+ years professional experience in jewelry production and/or metal-smithing.
  • Minute soldering skills; ability to work with 24 & 26 gauge sheet and wire with an oxy-acetylene torch
  • Ability to planish and forge using hammer and anvil
  • Strong ability to manipulate hand tools including the use of a flex shaft, files, saws and pliers.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Reliability (attendance, timeliness, follow-through)
  • Ability/desire to act as a team player.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ownership of work product and space.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience as a production bench jeweler or a strong drive to learn repetitive tasks and master a trade.
  • A strong value system including, but not limited to, honesty, quality and trust
  • A desire to work in a tight-knit environment.
  • A passion for the arts.
  • An interest in growing personally and professionally within a dynamic organization.

Full-time candidates should be prepared to make at least a three year commitment. Attractive benefits package for full-time employees.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send a resume, portfolio and cover letter and to hr@mjmmetal.com.



Jewelry Production Intern/Apprentice - Berkeley

This is an unpaid internship.

We are looking for an intern who can offer our team exceptional and detailed workmanship and quality product. In particular, we are seeking an individual with experience in metalsmithing. However, an individual with no metalsmithing experience, but a strong drive to learn will be considered.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Academic or professional experience in jewelry production and/or metal-smithing.
  • Soldering skills are a plus; ability to operate an oxy-acetylene torch.
  • Ability to planish and forge using hammer and anvil.
  • Ability to manipulate hand tools including the use of a flex shaft, files, saws and pliers.
  • A high attention to detail over repetitive tasks.
  • The ability/desire to act as a team player in a tight-knit environment.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ownership of work and space.

Requirements for this internship:

  • A strong value system including, but not limited to, honesty, quality and trust.
  • A desire to be a part of a community.
  • A passion for fashion, design, and the arts.
  • An interest in growing personally and professionally within a dynamic organization.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send a resume, portfolio and cover letter and to elana@mjmmetal.com.



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