Sample Coordinator

NYC /
Merchandising & Planning /
Full Time
About Us
Primary is a gender-non-prescriptive, inclusive kids clothing brand started by Galyn Bernard and Christina Carbonell in 2015. The company was founded on the idea that kids clothing should be affordable, feel amazing, and be free of logos and slogans so that all kids can truly shine. Our customers are incredibly passionate about our mission, leading to strong repeat metrics and one of the highest NPS scores in the industry (85+). We are laser-focused on building a strong, sustainable and profitable (!!) business, and hiring the best people to help us get there. Our company values kind and thoughtful self-starters who can think strategically and then work collaboratively with people across the organization to produce high-quality outcomes. We are also a very change-friendly group of people, and are always seeking fresh points of view to uncover ways we can improve our products, processes and team culture.

Benefits
Company-sponsored health insurance
A 401k program (no matching just yet)
Three weeks of PTO (four weeks after two years at the company)
12 weeks of parental leave + 2 week ramp-up period afterward for all new parents
Primary School: a program that gives every employee $100 a month to spend on classes to help them grow (even if unrelated to their work).

We are looking for a Sample Coordinator to join our Merchandising team. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Sample Coordinator is the key point of contact on incoming and outgoing samples for all categories. In this role, the Sample Coordinator will work closely with members of the Merchandising, Sourcing, and Creative teams to ensure that their samples are tracked, received, and distributed and throughout the product life cycle.

As a Sample Coordinator, you will report to our Directors of Merchandising and be responsible for:

•Management of samples including tracking, receiving, organizing, and distributing
•Be the liaison between the product development and creative team to relay sample arrival dates and any changes to sample timing
•Communicate any changes or updates to products and launch dates, working with the merchandising team
•Manage internal tracking system for status of all samples, from order to delivery to final archiving
•Maintain sample closet with all new and carry forward products, create a system to track all products available for each season
•Field and mange requests for samples from business partners, manage check in/check out process 
•Be the expert on all samples in the product line to assist stylists for photo shoots and the creative team for flat photography

You must have:
•Bachelor’s degree
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Incredible attention to detail
•Strong organizational skills and ability to navigate competing requests from different business partners
•Strong work ethic and bias for action
•Excel skills preferred


We’re also looking for:
•Not just a willingness, but a love of rolling up sleeves to do the work
•No sharp elbows – you thrive in a respectful/collaborative environment

If you fit this description and are interested in joining our team, we would love to hear from you!