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Production Assistant

Spinelli Kilcollin is seeking a full-time Production Assistant to join their tight-knit and hardworking team! What started as a small company, is now an internationally known brand that can be found in over 100 luxury retailers around the world including Net-a-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Hirshleifer’s and more.

About the Company…

Spinelli Kilcollin was founded in 2010 by husband and wife team Yves Spinelli and Dwyer Kilcollin. They launched out of their garage on the east side of Los Angeles with an innovative series of interconnected Galaxy rings designed to be stacked or worn across several fingers, and which are now synonymous with the Spinelli Kilcollin aesthetic. In the last 10 years, Spinelli Kilcollin has expanded exponentially, moving to a headquarters in Downtown LA.

Spinelli Kilcollin’s jewelry is all hand-crafted in Downtown Los Angeles, adhering to the highest quality standards by a team of artisan jewelers. This elevated craftsmanship is an integral part of the Spinelli Kilcollin brand. Our talented jewelers have been selected because of their meticulous attention to detail and dedication to perfection, which informs every single piece of the brand.

The working relationship between the Spinelli Kilcollin team and our jewelers is extremely important and essential to the craft, design, and service we promise to our luxury clients.


Learn more about how our fine jewelry is made
here.

Job Description…

The Production Assistant will work directly with the Production Manager in our Downtown LA office and develop an in-depth understanding of fine jewelry manufacturing, material sourcing, and logistics of a successful fine jewelry brand.

The Production Assistant will gain extensive knowledge of the industry, learning a broad range of skills beneficial to grow their jewelry career, participating in day-to-day operations and gaining first-hand exposure to the Downtown LA jewelry district.

Duties will include…

  • Assisting the Production Manager in overseeing the fine jewelry production process from start to finish, dealing directly with manufacturing facilities and vendors
  • Assisting with receiving and processing orders from the Retail and Wholesale Sales departments, composing and submitting jewelry “blueprints” to production facilities
  • Expertly monitoring quality control of finished jewelry products and developing a strong eye for technical craftsmanship
  • Processing incoming repairs from wholesale and retail departments and updating Repair Log to ensure delivery in a timely manner
  • Keeping production log up to date for both retail and wholesale departments to record all items being produced to ensure that items are completed efficiently, and that hard due dates are met

We are looking for…

A candidate who is interested in growing a career in the jewelry industry, who demands a strong attention to detail and who is task-driven with a strong sense of urgency and problem-solving. You must have the ability to adapt and multi-task in high pressure situations. We are looking for someone who is eager to contribute, with a genuine enthusiasm to learn and grow in a positive, collaborative work environment.

The perfect candidate…

  • Possesses strong attention to detail and has excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Is super organized and efficient at multi-tasking & time management
  • A collaborative team player that is willing and able to work in a fast-paced environment with many personality types
  • Has at least 1 – 2 years of jewelry manufacturing experience on the work bench or inside a jewelry workshop (Strongly preferred, but not required)
  • Has proficiency in Adobe Photoshop & InDesign - a major PLUS!


How to apply…

Please send a cover letter and resume to dear@spinellikilcollin.com. In your cover letter or e-mail, please tell us some things about yourself: What are some of your favorite creative influences that you draw inspiration from? Can be musicians, architects, natural wonders, artists, designers.

Wholesale Assistant

West coast based fine jewelry brand Spinelli Kilcollin is hiring a full-time Wholesale Assistant. The position will be mostly remote for the time-being and may require some time in our downtown office/showroom.

You will be working directly with our Wholesale Manager and Inventory Manager along with store buyers with the following duties:

-   Creating order confirmations for buyers

-   Working with buyers to process seasonal orders, special orders, and memo requests

-   Managing client ETA inquiries and check on production schedules

-   Coordinating RA’s and repairs with store buyers

-   Creating stock assortments for trunk shows, memos, and store events

-   Working with buyers to create custom orders for clients using our pricing sheets

-  Working with our CAD designer who creates custom renderings

-   Sending line sheets to stores and guiding buyers with reorders

-   Providing high-res images to stores

-   Managing RTVs for memos and replenishments

-   Keeping accounts current and reaching out to new accounts to facilitate new orders

We are currently working with over 80 doors worldwide including major department stores, e-commerce sites, and luxury specialty stores many with whom we’ve worked and maintained great relationships for over five years.

Qualifications :

  • You must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • 1-2 years experience in wholesale preferred. Would also consider luxury sales or high-end B2B sales experience.

Covid-19 precautions are in place, including mandatory masks for staff, 6 foot distancing and regular cleaning and disinfecting.

To apply: please submit a resume and cover letter, along with three examples of influential people in your life to dear@spinellikilcollin.com

Salary comm. with experience; impeccable references required.


Design Assistant

Los Angeles based fine jewelry brand Spinelli Kilcollin is hiring a full-time Design Assistant to oversee the development of jewelry, packaging, and special projects.  The position combines project management, vendor management, and creative input.

Spinelli Kilcollin just celebrated our 10 year anniversary. We work with over 80 luxury doors around the world including major department stores, e-commerce sites, and specialty stores. We are also growing our DTC business through our website and private clients to exceed 50% of our business in 2021.  Your duties will include :

-   Working with the Design Director to help create and facilitate new product development

-   Managing sample production with our local Los Angeles production teams

-   Quality control of new sample production

-   Managing production of other creative projects including packaging, jewelry displays, and potentially other ventures

-   Supporting our current in-house production team if necessary

Jewelry Production:

You will be solely in charge of managing new sample production, and part of the R&D team. You will be working directly with Dwyer Kilcollin (Brand Director and co-owner), as well as other creatives on the team.  You will be in charge of meticulously capturing all design feedback and corrections, communicating those to the jewelry team, ensuring that the revisions are made, and that project timelines remain on track.  You will be in charge of communicating with the production teams and on running samples back and forth between her and our local jewelers.


Packaging, Displays, and other Creative Production:

You will be in charge of executing the completion of packaging, displays, and other miscellaneous creative projects, based on direction given from the Brand Director or other creatives on the team.  You will be asked to source vendors, check for sustainability and ethics criteria in suppliers, seek quotes, manage relationships with manufacturers, coordinate graphic design and creative assets between the SK team and outside vendors, and ensure the timely arrival of samples and production runs.  You would also be responsible for maintaining and updating a costing spreadsheet.  These tasks will all be under the direct supervision of the Brand Director.

Qualifications:

  • Extremely well organized, detail oriented, and with a sense of urgency
  • Adept at managing your time and project management of others
  • Able to keep track of multiple projects and manage multiple vendor relationships
  • Two years minimum experience in production or design
  • Jewelry experience is a plus but not required.

Covid-19 precautions are in place, including mandatory masks for staff, 6 foot distancing and regular cleaning and disinfecting.

To apply: please submit a resume and cover letter to dear@spinellikilcollin.com. In your cover letter, please tell us about a creative inspiration in your life: be it a person, place, thing, or something else.

Salary comm. with experience; impeccable references required.


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