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:


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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