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Jibs | CAREERS

Current Opening: Operations Manager

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About Us: Jibs was founded in 2015 in NYC via Brazil. Our fun-loving footwear is created to look and feel good so you can empower your travels while making positive global change with every step! We are a digitally native vertical brand based in Miami Beach, the beautiful cultural mecca of fashion, travel, wellness and sunshine fueled days.

About this role: As an early stage startup, our Operations Manager position is a roll up the sleeves, step up to the challenge opportunity all about boosting productivity to ensure logistics/product/sales ideas become reality as quickly as possible. You will work directly with the CEO as well as execute tasks independently. You are a doer, capable of quickly assessing scenarios and translating plans into action. You have experience and are a quick learner for operational, technical, analytical and digital marketing skills in a fast-paced start-up environment and are super excited about ecommerce operations. You will work to ensure the entire business is operating efficiently alongside the CEO and help to improve the present performance and future growth of Jibs. This is an exciting time to join our business as we are seeing rapid growth, and the Operations Manager will be crucial in driving this move from start-up to scale-up business.


About the position:

Business Operations

  • Execute key tasks and projects in the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business objectives
  • Inventory management at showroom and 3PL, planning to optimize for stock levels, speed, and margin
  • Establish and deploy metrics for for digital funnels, social media marketing and eCommerce
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete reports for the CEO
  • Work with CEO to develop full Company Handbook 
  • Approach every day with a continuous improvement mindset - consistently identifying areas for improvement and putting forward recommendations 
  • Running errands as necessary

 

Sales + Marketing


  • Responsible for efficiently handling communications throughout the customer journey
  • Oversee technical components of digital marketing campaigns and assist in ongoing content creation
  • Collaborating with marketing and product personnel on promotional strategies and influencer marketing, overseeing website and automation systems, and evaluating website traffic and other data to better understand customer engagement and conversion rates
  • Create and optimize ways to enhance the customer experience and funnel to achieve sales targets 
  • Maintenance of all information and product catalogues on Jibs website and partner sites

Analytics + Finance

  • Monitor financial and sales dashboards to identify trends, areas of opportunity, scale and potential improvements to drive ongoing business vision and optimization
  • Financial reporting and controlling
  • Working with the CEO to plan budgets

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Is someone who has:

    • Experience in either fashion, footwear, consumer products, or wellness
    • Technical savvy and resourceful
    • Experience in DTC / E-commerce based business
    • Supply chain and manufacturing exposure
    • A natural born leader with the ability to work independently and in a lean team environment 
    • Well-rounded solid experience in commercial innovation and P&L management
    • Proven background, or strong desire to learn, in scaling an inventory-based business
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate needs as well as provide the team with a clear framework of process steps
    • Working knowledge of fashion/footwear industry and brand landscape
    • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, and written skills
    • Interest in luxury design / travel / and a passion for the Jibs brand

 

Extra brownie points:

 

  • Experience with Shopify 
  • Experience in scaling a start up business
  • Relationships within the fashion, travel, wellness community
  • Drivers license

 

Key traits you might have:

  • Huge drive and ambition - a desire to build something great
  • Hard working with a positive attitude 
  • Open-minded and flexible - able to respond to changing circumstances and keep a cool head under pressure
  • Problem solver with a common sense approach
  • A creative eye but with excellent technical know-how
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Adept at working across multiple projects, highly motivated with the ability to plan, work and manage your own time with a high degree of independence and autonomy
  • Team player with a professional and friendly attitude 

 

We look for people who appreciate how we do things at Jibs:

  • Be entrepreneurial and passionate 
  • Be customer-focused 
  • Be proactive and find or be the solution to a problem 
  • Be team player and get stuck in
  • Take pride in what you do and the quality you deliver
  • Treat people the way you would want to be treated

 

Perks: Seasonal shopping allowance. The chance to build something great with a creative, growing brand. 

 

If you're a passionate self-starter who wants to join a small but fast-growing company and make your mark, we'd love to hear from you!


Apply with your CV and cover letter to careers@wearejibs.com