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’47 has been delivering exceptional products to our customers since 1947, with great people at the core of any successes we’ve had. It’s because of the lasting relationships we’ve built with consumers, partners, employees and friends that '47 has emerged as a leading sports lifestyle brand. Some companies strive to be the biggest but we just strive to be the best.

If you like sports, fashion, and innovation in an atmosphere that truly feels like family, no matter how much we grow –– then ’47 may be just the home for you. We may have been around for 70+ years, but the company culture remains energetic, fast-paced and nimble. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we’d love to draft you to our team.

Please e-mail your resume (Word document preferred) to: HR@47Brand.com 

Junior Graphic Designer

Westwood, MA

The Junior Graphic Designer is responsible for assisting the Marketing Design Manager with the development and execution of all consumer and corporate design for ’47. This position works in partnership with the marketing team, providing daily support in all areas of the design process for catalogs, packaging and all marketing materials. As an integrated member of the marketing team, this position will support both US and global retail/wholesale marketing initiatives.

Functions

  • Understand ’47 consumer, brand-positioning, competitors, and relevant brands in the marketplace
  • Maintain brand standards and ensure all creative has a consistent message that supports brand direction
  • Create Seasonal Sell Sheets and catalogs for Headwear, Apparel and Accessories
  • Design logos, labels, hangtags, and graphics for all collateral needs
  • Provide print and web support in collaboration with Marketing Team
  • Retail - Design in-store signage for outside partners and seasonal campaigns
  • Trade - Create large scale prints, invites and web/social materials for tradeshows & sales meetings
  • Interactive - Support all platforms with banners, sliders and image resizing
  • Web - Provide overall front end graphic web support for www.47brand.com
  • Collaborations - Develop logos, hangtags and graphics for collaborations and marketing events
  • Prepare all relevant information for printing companies for all collateral needs; graphics, posters, signs etc., so management can negotiate costing

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to communicate ideas both visually and verbally to others
  • Ability to work well within a team environment; providing support, critique and assistance on projects
  • Ability to stay organized while managing several projects; prioritizing workload based on timelines and approvals
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness to work long hours during seasonal rush periods
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or the equivalent
  • 0-2 years’ experience

Account Manager- Northern California

Northern California

The Account Manager will oversee all aspects of assigned accounts within territory including: Sales, Marketing, product development and profitability.

Sales

  • Work with Regional Sales Manager to develop an annual business plan that clearly outlines the Product, Sales and Marketing direction of ’47 within the territory
  • Weekly league assessment of YTD Sales vs LYTD
  • Forecasting and strategic planning to achieve 100% target bonus
  • Identify opportunities to effect change and build market share

Account Management

  • Foster and develop key relationships with key stakeholders at assigned accounts
  • Weekly collaboration with internal staff to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure proper inventory levels are maintained at the store level
  • Ensure proper product assortment and placement within each account
  • Share feedback from meetings regarding product, pricing, and feedback with Regional Sales Manager

Marketing Initiatives

  • Develop and execute in store and online marketing initiatives
  • Communicate and uphold brand standards within accounts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 Years of sales and management experience
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, including the abilities to elicit information, actively listen, verbalize ideas, manage and resolve conflicts
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with clear, concise, written messages through memos, e-mails and reports
  • Strong understanding of retail math, seasonal assortment planning, business planning, retailer relationships and the leadership product process
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining relationships at the district manager level

Account Manager- Michigan and Ohio

Central, USA

The Account Manager will oversee all aspects of assigned accounts within territory including: Sales, Marketing, product development and profitability.

Sales

  • Work with Regional Sales Manager to develop an annual business plan that clearly outlines the Product, Sales and Marketing direction of ’47 within the territory
  • Weekly league assessment of YTD Sales vs LYTD
  • Forecasting and strategic planning to achieve 100% target bonus
  • Identify opportunities to effect change and build market share

Account Management

  • Foster and develop key relationships with key stakeholders at assigned accounts
  • Weekly collaboration with internal staff to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure proper inventory levels are maintained at the store level
  • Ensure proper product assortment and placement within each account
  • Share feedback from meetings regarding product, pricing, and feedback with Regional Sales Manager

Marketing Initiatives

  • Develop and execute in store and online marketing initiatives
  • Communicate and uphold brand standards within accounts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 Years of sales and management experience
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, including the abilities to elicit information, actively listen, verbalize ideas, manage and resolve conflicts
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with clear, concise, written messages through memos, e-mails and reports
  • Strong understanding of retail math, seasonal assortment planning, business planning, retailer relationships and the leadership product process
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining relationships at the district manager level

Account Manager- Arizona and Nevada

Southwest, USA

The Account Manager will oversee all aspects of assigned accounts within territory including: Sales, Marketing, product development and profitability.

Sales

  • Work with Regional Sales Manager to develop an annual business plan that clearly outlines the Product, Sales and Marketing direction of ’47 within the territory
  • Weekly league assessment of YTD Sales vs LYTD
  • Forecasting and strategic planning to achieve 100% target bonus
  • Identify opportunities to effect change and build market share

Account Management

  • Foster and develop key relationships with key stakeholders at assigned accounts
  • Weekly collaboration with internal staff to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure proper inventory levels are maintained at the store level
  • Ensure proper product assortment and placement within each account
  • Share feedback from meetings regarding product, pricing, and feedback with Regional Sales Manager

Marketing Initiatives

  • Develop and execute in store and online marketing initiatives
  • Communicate and uphold brand standards within accounts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 Years of sales and management experience
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, including the abilities to elicit information, actively listen, verbalize ideas, manage and resolve conflicts
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with clear, concise, written messages through memos, e-mails and reports
  • Strong understanding of retail math, seasonal assortment planning, business planning, retailer relationships and the leadership product process
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining relationships at the district manager level

Customer Service Representative – Key Accounts

Westwood, MA

Committed to accurately and efficiently placing all orders, becoming the main contact for customer’s inquiries, and keeping the sales rep abreast of all day-to-day operations.

Order Management

  • Accurately and efficiently place all orders from start to finish
  • Utilize available inventory and customer sales reports to manage at once business within the territory
  • Communicate with customers and sales reps to provide order updates and remove obstacles
  • Maintain Open Orders to ensure timely shipping and accurate reporting
  • Analyze EDI Orders and work in partnership with EDI department to ensure accuracy
  • Maintain key account order recap sheet at all times
  • Effectively understand Hot Market programs

Service (Sales Rep)

  • Be an extension of sales rep to all customers, strive to be their first call
  • Focused attention to Build relationships with all internal departments and know how their work effects the order process so to stay abreast of all deadlines
  • Communicating promos, hot market product and hot teams within the territory

Service (Customer)

  • Thorough understanding of all products and styles offered
  • Coordinate image upload/downloads for all products sold online
  • Focus on building relationships with the buyers to understand their business model and all requirements
  • Determine what customer wants, then deliver… PLUS ONE!

Systems

  • Maintains up to date knowledge of all systems and processes as it relates to daily business including compliance needs and full sales cycle from order creation to order shipping
  • Ability to understand GBS, how to navigate and provide assistance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, 2-4 years’ experience
  • Strong writing, mathematical and communication skills required
  • Extremely organized and highly motivated, ability to multitask
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to speak clearly and effectively on the telephone as well as comfortable to present face to face in meetings
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and account results

E-Commerce Customer Service Coordinator

Westwood, MA

The E-Commerce Customer Service Coordinator is responsible for handling the customer experience from start to finish ensuring the highest level of quality and ease

Customer Service

  • Resolve all 47Brand.com order issues daily
  • Provide advice to customers using our website via email and phone
  • Answer all common questions that arise through email and phone
  • Communicate ’47 policies in a clear professional manner
  • Work closely with 47Brand.com office and warehouse employees
  • Maintain records for all conversations with customers
  • Facilitate a wide variety of external questions to internal team
  • Research customer product requests and deliver the best support to capture sale
  • Understand and utilize the website front-end, back-end, and associated web based resources

Support

  • Process and manage the return process from beginning to end (From Customer to HQ to Warehouse)
  • Contribute to overall 47Brand.com team effort by supporting various tasks related to website and web stock
  • Maintain financial accounts by processing returns, gift cards, credits etc.
  • Keen understanding of ‘47’s overall online wholesale business

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 plus years Customer Service Experience in Retail, preferably in E-Commerce
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills; Experience in E-Commerce platforms or Zendesk a plus
  • Ability to problem solve, analyze information and resolve discrepancies
  • Knowledge of sports, teams and logos
  • Strong attention to detail, documentation, and conflict resolution
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, willing to take that extra step and go above and beyond

International Customer Service Coordinator

Westwood, MA

Committed to accurately and efficiently placing all orders, becoming the main contact for customer/distributor inquiries, and keeping the sales rep abreast of all day-to-day operations.

Order Management

  • Accurately and efficiently place all orders from start to finish
  • Utilize available inventory and customer sales reports to manage at once business within the territory
  • Communicate with customers and sales reps to provide order updates and remove obstacles
  • Maintain Open Orders to ensure timely shipping and accurate reporting

Service (Sales Rep)

  • Be an extension of sales rep to all customers, strive to be their first call
  • Focused attention to build relationships with all internal departments and know how their work effects the order process so to stay abreast of all deadlines

Service (Customer)

  • Thorough understanding of all products and styles offered
  • Coordinate image upload/downloads for all products sold online
  • Focus on building relationships with the buyers to understand their business model and all requirements

Systems

  • Maintains up to date knowledge of all systems and processes as it relates to daily business
  • Ability to understand B2B, GBS, Brandboom: how to navigate and provide assistance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, 2-4 years’ experience
  • Account management or inside sales experience preferred
  • Strong writing, mathematical and communication skills required
  • Extremely organized and highly motivated, ability to multitask
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to speak clearly and effectively on the telephone
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and account results

Senior Manager, Sourcing & Development of Headwear & Accessories

Westwood, MA

This position will be responsible for leading the headwear development team for ’47 by collaborating primarily with the Design team and with domestic & overseas suppliers to ensure that design integrity, quality, fit and target pricing are achieved, and established production timelines are met


Duties &
Responsibilities

Sourcing

  • Manage Development team workload and calendar
  • Identify and develop new supply partners for headwear and accessories styles
  • Collaborate with Purchasing to source production orders with alternate vendors when needed
  • Manage all core, seasonal, and SMU vendor pricing
  • Source new fabrics, washes, & embellishment techniques to aid Design in the creation of new style offerings for both ’47 & Fan Favorite
  • Participate in vendor meetings and factory visits as needed
  • Manage all social compliance requirements for new and existing vendors

DEVELOPMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

  • Create and maintain key style documentation (tech packs, size specs, trim sheets, etc.) for core headwear styles/shapes
  • Develop and maintain all product standards for headwear and accessories styles, including standards for fit, material, colors, trims and other product elements
  • Direct new vendors in understanding and adhering to ’47 standards for embroidery, appliqué, and print standards for team logos across all leagues.
  • Lead the approval process for all sample submissions (protos, TOPs, strikeoffs) from alternate vendors
  • Collaborate with Photography on completed samples that need internal photos
  • Collaborate with Product Coordinator on all elements to facilitate production workflow for ’47 & Fan Favorite lines
  • Translate all branding with vendors
  • Manage all threads, yarns and trimsli>
  • Maintain archive of past lines for ’47 & Fan Favorite

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree from 4 year university or institution
  • Min 5 years experience working with Headwear & Accessories product groups
  • Ability/willingness to travel to overseas factories
  • Strong proficiency with Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel

Licensing & Trademark Coordinator

Westwood, MA

The Licensing & Trademark Coordinator works with professional/collegiate licensing teams to ensure the accurate and timely submission of all artwork for review/approval. This person works in unison with production designers and customer service representatives to ensure proper feedback of the licensing process as well as the adherence of compliance requirements.

Artwork Submissions

  • Accurately and efficiently submit artwork designs through appropriate league sites
  • Work with customer service representatives and production designers to ensure to accurate and efficient submissions of artworks
  • Communicate any issues or concerns as early as possible to decrease turnaround time

Approvals, Rejections & Resubmissions

  • Approve artworks and enter into proper database for production designers
  • Reject artworks and enter comments into proper database for revision
  • Communicate specific issues with production designers
  • Communicate options for artwork approval with customer service representatives
  • Keep all artwork information up to date and easily accessible

Products & Licensing Rules

  • Maintain full knowledge of all products offered
  • Build licensing knowledge of what is allowed per league/school
  • Oversee proper usage of logos and wordmarks

Systems

  • Maintain full working knowledge of all systems as it relates to daily business
  • Ability to understand and fully utilize GBS in order to track programs and seasonal collections that are offered
  • Utilize Microsoft Office programs to build a History of all Submissions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years’ experience in product line management
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs and general database programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communications
  • Ability to maintain focus and accuracy during busy sales periods
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and customer satisfaction
  • Ability to multitask effectively and efficiently

Staff Accountant

Westwood, MA

Key contributor in preparing financial information in support of accounting and tax reporting requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Key contributor to the general ledger closing process including account analysis and month end journal entries
  • Provide financial statement and reporting package support
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts including cash, prepaid expenses, fixed assets
  • Prepare monthly standard and A/P accruals
  • Prepare inventory cost adjustments and in-transit inventory accrual
  • Reconcile license royalty prepayments and accruals
  • Assists in the annual financial statement audit, tax preparation and bank compliance audit
  • Works with the Finance team to implement improvements to the financial systems, control, financial reporting and projects

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in a business environment
  • Experienced in General Ledger, Inventory, and Accounts Payable, Microsoft Office (strong Excel)
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
  • High energy level and attention to detail
  • Takes ownership of responsibilities and functions independently

Senior Staff Accountant

Westwood, MA

Senior Accountant to take a lead role in preparing financial information in support of accounting and tax reporting requirements. This person will be a key contributor in the financial accounting team and will work closely with all members of Finance.

Responsibilities

  • Key contributor to the monthly general ledger closing process including account analysis, journal entry preparation and account reconciliations
  • Provide support with preparation of financial statements and schedules for monthly and quarterly business reviews
  • Provide support for international accounting service providers
  • Create eliminations and consolidations with subsidiaries
  • Reconcile intercompany with other entities in organization structure
  • Compensation accounting: Payroll G/L entry process, bonus accruals, commissions and benefits accounting and analysis
  • Assists in the annual financial statement audit, tax preparation and bank compliance audit
  • Communicates and maintains financial controls, and improves financial processes to scale with a rapidly growing business
  • Manages and implements any improvements needed to the financial systems
  • Perform other projects as requested

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance
  • 8-10 years work experience with a strong understanding of accounting theory
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
  • High energy level with ability to implement best practices in general ledger close process
  • Takes ownership of responsibilities and functions independently

Accounts Payable Associate

Westwood, MA

Committed to being a part of the accounts payable team focused on the timely and efficient processing of all AP needs for the entire wholesale division of ’47.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the accounts payable process and travel expense reimbursements
  • Match all invoices with purchases orders and receiving documents ensuring that all bills represent authorized, legitimate purchases and have been signed by authorized personnel
  • Properly code and record expenses to the correct cost center/general ledger account and obtain appropriate department head approvals
  • Enter all invoices/vouchers for payment processing in a timely manner
  • Reconcile vendor statements on a weekly basis and handle vendor and internal inquiries
  • Assists in the annual financial statement audit, tax preparation and bank compliance audit
  • Prepare Inventory In-transit accrual on a monthly basis and A/P accrual at the year’s end
  • Maintain up-to-date contact files and AP filing on a weekly basis
  • Ensure month end A/P balances to General Ledger
  • Assist with 1099 Tax reporting
  • Process all credit applications
  • Perform any other duties or projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in a business environment
  • Experienced in General Ledger, Inventory, Accounts Payable, Cost and Margin analysis
  • Microsoft Office (strong Excel), Quick Books experience
  • Sales tax compliance experience
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
  • High energy level and attention to detail
  • Takes ownership of responsibilities and functions independently

Field Sales Representative- Maryland, Virginia, and DC

Mid-Atlantic, USA

’47 is looking for an Energetic, Assertive, Self-starter, with a proven track record for succeeding in a sales territory and increasing bottom line sales. Proven sales professional will sell officially licensed headwear, apparel and socks to retailers, bookstores and specialty accounts within the territory.

About ‘47

In 1947, twin brothers and Italian immigrants, Arthur and Henry D’Angelo founded Twins Enterprise, now ’47. The D’Angelos were entrepreneurial pioneers who were quick to see the future of sports licensing by selling pennants and other sports memorabilia on the streets of Boston around Fenway Park. Through a combination of hard work, sounds instincts and incredible passion, the brothers were able to grow their business from a single street cart to a premier sports lifestyle brand that uniquely melds sports and style.

By continuing with the tradition of producing a unique mix of the finest headwear and apparel and maintaining an unparalleled attention to detail, we have established ourselves as a premium global sports lifestyle brand. We are proud to a licensed partner with the four key professional American sports leagues: MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, as well as over 900 colleges and universities.

DUITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Field Sales Representative is responsible for increasing our market share in Maryland, Virginia and DC by presenting our seasonal product lines to retailers, bookstores and specialty account throughout the territory. The ideal candidate would have a history of being able to maintain consistent activity levels, possess a thorough understanding of time and territory management and the ability to close new business.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of outside sales experience
  • Knowledge of retail business operations preferred
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Compensation

  • Full-Time Employee of '47
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Monthly Expense Budget and semi-annual bonus program
  • Benefits include: Health, Dental, 401-K, paid vacation

Production Designer

Westwood, MA

This is a production designer is responsible for creating graphics for ’47 Headwear, Apparel and Sock Collections as well as processing art requests from the sales team. This position works in partnerships with designers providing daily support in all areas of the design process


Duties &
Responsibilities

    Production/Design

    • Translate ‘47’s current Headwear, Apparel & Sock collections for various accounts
    • Complete and communicate art requests for sales representatives
    • Make requested art changes
    • Oversee revisions to artwork
    • Follow-up with licensing to monitor progress and obtain feedback

    Quality Control

    • Oversee the reviewing of shipment samples
    • Communicate with overseas and domestic manufacturer’s daily
    • Ensure all aspects of the finished product (logo size, colors, materials, verbiage, esthetics, and overall production quality) match the artwork/spec sheets
    • Assist in proper storage of samples

    Licensing

    • Effectively communicates with licensing
    • Stays current on licensing guidelines and restrictions

      Qualifications

      • Bachelors degree or equivalent
      • Proficient in MS Office Suite
      • Strong Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop experience
      • Mac platform experience
      • Strong multitasking skills
      • Strong Attention to detail
      • Strong communication skills
      • Strong organizational skills

      Order Picker

      Brockton, MA

      The order picker is responsible for accurately and efficiently picking orders. They will also load and unload containers. Maintains an active role with daily projects while contributing to a positive team oriented distribution center

      Order Picking

      • Accurately and efficiently pick orders
      • Communicate any issues or concerns as it relates to quantities, sku’s and product
      • Maintain proper usage RF technology

      Containers

      • Assist with the unloading of all containers
      • Ensure product is put away in proper location
      • Load trucks at days end to ensure all orders meet cancelation ship date

      Distribution Center Standards

      • Maintain a clean work area
      • Recycle all cardboard/plastic straps
      • Assist Team Members in fostering a safe, positive, cohesive work place

      Qualifications

      • High School Diploma or Equivalent
      • 1-3 years’ work experience, preferably in a distribution center setting
      • Ability to stand for 8 hours a day
      • Must be able to lift 30-50 lbs
      • Strong verbal communication skills
      • Must be able to work well in groups and be a contributor to the team environment

      Customer Service Representative

      Westwood, MA

      Committed to creating an outstanding experience for our customers, the focus of this position is building and maintaining relationships while working closely and accurately with assigned Sales Reps to meet company goals.

      Service (Customer)

      • Answer phones to provide friendly, professional and thorough service
      • Handle all concerns in a timely manner i.e.; invoice copies, tracking, images
      • Assist with return requests, size issues, new vendor set-up and e-mail blasts
      • Must be very knowledgeable of all products and services offered
      • Focused attention to build and maintain relationships

      Order Management

      • Accurately and efficiently place orders
      • Communicate daily with assigned sales reps to provide order updates and obstacles
      • Utilize available inventory and customer order history to provide sales rep with additional opportunities
      • Review pending/open orders based on ship/cancel dates to ensure timely shipping
      • Effectively understands and communicates Hot Market programs

      Service (Sales Rep)

      • Assist reps with managing their account list
      • Ensure all customers are set-up with B2B, know how to utilize B2B, and be point person for all inquiries
      • Monitor all domestic orders, update rep of any issues, provide feedback to customers and include sales rep on the communication

      Systems

      • Must maintain full working knowledge of all systems as it relates to daily business
      • Ability to understand B2B, GBS, Brandboom: how to navigate and provide assistance

      Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Customer Service experience strongly preferred
      • Strong writing, mathematical and communication skills required
      • Extremely organized, highly energetic, ability to multi-task
      • Strong computer skills including Microsoft and general database programs
      • Ability to speak clearly, effectively and openly
      • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and customer satisfaction
      • 3-5 Years of Customer Service Experience