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AHAlife Is Hiring A Curator In New York

AHAlife seeks a curator with an emphasis on men’s lifestyle product who will partner with the Merchandising team by scouring the globe looking for exceptional, quality objects.
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Who is AHAlifehttp://www.ahalife.com/about

Curator for AHAlife

AHAlife seeks a curator with an emphasis on men’s lifestyle product who will partner with the Merchandising team by scouring the globe looking for exceptional, quality objects. He/she will be integral in driving AHAlife’s 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:

  • Expertise in or passion for men’s products (lifestyle products, tech, design, food/health and more); avid product seeking and curating across a lifestyle breadth of categories and brands
  • Analyzing data to cull insights and trends in our business; plus ability to present recommendations and opportunities to such trends in a timely manner
  • Communicating clearly the AHAlife value proposition and point-of-view to new and prospective brands
  • Consistent interaction with potential and existing brand partners
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Presenting assortments internally 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 partner with multiple internal teams, including Operations, Account Management, Tech, Customer Service and Editorial
  • Partner 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 merchandising@ahalife.com "Curator” in the Subject Line. Optional: send us your top 10 picks for AHAlife not currently on our site and include product links and a short blurb on why this is a perfect fit for AHAlife. For guidance, please refer to the below for sample picks spanning our category breadth.

Women: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000002326/wood-clutch

Men: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000005372/morse-code-cufflinks

Beauty: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000005500/slim-cera-plus

Dining: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000004241/rocks-martini-glass

Tech: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000007873/linea-n-2-in-ear-headphones

Wellness: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000004837/beauty-ingestibles-sets

Home: http://www.ahalife.com/product/742/underwater-landscape-fish-bowl

Art: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000002953/cosmos-edition-kit

Travel: http://www.ahalife.com/product/149000005143/leather-garment-weekender

Jewelry: http://www.ahalife.com/product/1035301/gali-earrings