Import Coordinator and Personal Assistant

Montreal Fashion Jobs

Salary:$45,000

Position Type:Permanent

City:Ville St Laurent

Industry Sector: Fashion

Are you a skilled Import coordinator and personal assistant looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience working in the Fashion industry? If so, we have the opportunity you have been looking for.

The clients we work with are industry leaders and here are just a few features that this employer has to offer the right candidate.

Company Features:
1. Excellent working environment, free parking
2. Health care benefits, discount on great clothing
3. Opportunity for advancement

Main Duties:
1. Work closely with overseas suppliers on daily basis, completing and verifying overseas import purchase orders from a-z.
2. Follow-up on artwork, fit & specification, price tickets information and flow of goods. Work closely with design, sales, patternmaking and traffic departments to ensure that delivery dates are respected to avoid late delivery charges.
3. Maintain clear records of the status of each purchase order so that the information can be transmitted to the import manager and sales team at a moments notice.
4. Act as personal assistant to division head. Attend sales meetings (must be available to travel periodically with little advance notice), take notes and ensure that everything discussed in the sales meetings gets followed up on.
5. Perform various clerical and administrative duties including letter writing, maintaining showroom, order supplies, deliver samples for approvals.

Criteria:
1. Minimum 2-3 years of experience as an import coordinator for a fashion importer catering to mass market retail chains in Canada and the US (Walmart, Sears, Giant Tiger, JC Penny, Kohl's).
2. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong computer skills, word and excel.
3. Ability to work under pressure of strict deadlines, ability to multi task and work autonomously.
4. You must have a flexible schedule, must be available and willing to travel as needed. Must be able to work in a high pressure environment.

Contact: Jeff Goldstein - jgoldstein@proforce.ca

 

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