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Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017 9:25 PM

Requisition Number: WE:9107
Area of Interest: Creative Services
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full:time
Merchandise Coordinator, Creative Services/Photo Studio
*we are looking for Temp to Perm candidates*
Who we are
Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast:paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard:working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.
The west elm photo studio and team produces all west elm content : photography, videography, set building and various carpentry needs. The photo studio is located adjacent to the photo sample warehouse where the teams work closely on a daily basis to execute brand creative initiatives.
Our west elm Makers Studio is also located just above the photo studio, where our Designers create original seasonal products and have various meetings to review assortment. New lines of business and other company big ideas are also created within our spaces in Industry City. Our creative hub is located in the thriving design community in Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn that we have been a part of since 2011.
This position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:
* Excellent rigging, painting, product assembly and prep skills for location and studio photography.
* Supervises and accounts for merchandise, props, grip equipment and all logistics for photo shoots.
* Works with warehouse staff, merchants, Producer, Photo Sample Coordinator, Merchandise Coordinators, and Studio Manager to ensure all merchandise, props are returned with proper labeling and protected for safe transport to return areas.
* Loads and unloads merchandise, props, and equipment between warehouse and photo location.
* Works with Creative, Photo and Studio Managers on a daily/weekly basis to review details of merchandise, prop call outs, and location logistics.
* Maintains professional demeanor with homeowners, photo team, and vendors.
* Responsible for keeping track of all paperwork in relation to the shoot and delegating all notes and paperwork with detailed merchandise information, prop adds, etc. to photo crew accordingly.
* Responsible for pick up and drop off of 16 truck (requires no special license).
* Ensures all proper paperwork and items needed to drive are in place before vehicles leave rental location.
* Protects floors and furniture of photo location with proper materials and does walkthrough with homeowner and or location scout before and after the shoot.
* Works with Producer and location representative to follow regulations in reference to house rules, recycling, blocking fire ways, etc.
* Performs additional duties and errands as assigned by photography team.
* 3:5 years photo shoot experience.
* Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external teams.
* Strong interpersonal and management skills.
* Ability to multi:task and be highly organized
* Valid drivers license required
* Occasional travel
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Williams:Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


• Location: Brooklyn

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