AHALIFE IS HIRING A CURATOR IN NYC

AHAlife seeks a curator to partner with the Merchandising team by scouring the globe looking for exceptional, quality objects, while helping AHAlife achieve its vision of creating a community which values creativity and empowers independent designers & artisans.
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AHAlife seeks a curator to partner with the Merchandising team by scouring the globe looking for exceptional, quality objects, while helping AHAlife achieve its vision of creating a community which values creativity and empowers independent designers & artisans.
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Who is AHAlife? http://www.ahalife.com/about

Curator for AHAlife

AHAlife seeks a curator to partner with the Merchandising team by scouring the globe looking for exceptional, quality objects, while helping AHAlife achieve its vision of creating a community which values creativity and empowers independent designers & artisans.

The Role:

At AHAlife we value the inherent drive for discovery. The ideal candidate shares our passion for "the hunt" for the exceptional, the extraordinary, and the buzz-worthy, is positive and open to giving and receiving direct feedback, and is at ease connecting with a wide breadth of existing and prospective brand partners. This role requires excellent merchandising, communication, customer-facing, and organization skills.

The candidate will embrace our demanding, fast-paced environment, chock full of highly motivated, talented, creative individuals with whom the candidate will partner and interface comfortably and with ease. He/She will act as a key contributor to the success of our company and be an integral part of an intimate working environment full of excitement and challenges inherent to a start-up in the midst of rapid growth.

Day to day responsibilities include but are not exclusive to:

  • Communicating clearly the AHAlife value proposition and point-of-view to new and prospective brands
  • Avid product seeking and curating across a wide breadth of categories and brands
  • Interaction with potential and existing brand partners
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Data digging to cull insight and trends in our business; plus ability to present recommendations and opportunities to such trends in a timely manner
  • Presenting assortments in a meaningful way
  • Aligning with all company initiatives
  • Close collaboration with Director of Merchandising on all projects and tasks within the framework of the Merchandising team and company goals
  • Cross partnering with multiple internal teams, including Operations, Account Management, Tech, Customer Service and Editorial
  • Partnering with the Marketing and P.R. teams on brand exposure and other related programs

Desired Skills and Experience include the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
  • Strong product and analytical skills
  • Prior retail / e-commerce experience desired
  • Demonstrates deadline-driven, prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@ahalife.com with "Curator" in the Subject Line.