People Matter

Product Development, Apparel

OpenStore

OpenStore

Product
Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Our mission is to inspire entrepreneurs and shoppers to find something new. We buy great brands built on Shopify, unlocking liquidity for small business entrepreneurs looking to start new adventures. We manage nearly 50 brands with over 100,000 products across apparel, beauty, home goods, and electronics.

Our team of e-commerce experts and engineers uses our proprietary technology and tooling, and advantages from our size, to grow our brands at scale.

Two million people have purchased OpenStore products, and soon, we’ll launch a consumer shopping app, helping people discover products in an all-new way. OpenStore was started in 2021 by top investor and operator, Keith Rabois, a former executive at PayPal, LinkedIn, and Square, and a co-founder of Opendoor. We are backed with $150M+ from world-class investors such as Atomic, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Lux Capital.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

We are building out a world-class Business Operations team to drive mission-critical initiatives and unblock the next phase of hyper-growth for OpenStore. In this role, you will support the Operations organization owning the research, ideation, planning and execution of new product launches for our fashion & Home goods frequent drop-based brands. You will be a guiding force to our Marketing and Design teams, and you will collaborate closely with Supply Chain, Finance, Product and Engineering.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Own new product launches end-to-end: analysis, research, conceptualization and planning of new product development based on the retail calendar and different brand guidelines

  • Stay updated on current fashion trends, consumer preferences, and market demands to guide design choices and provide informed customer recommendations

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless execution of private label and new product development initiatives, in particular with storefronts, marketing and Creative Studio team

  • Build a scalable process to efficiently launch new products across our portfolio, specifically for ‘Print on Demand’ brands

WHO YOU ARE:

  • You are strategic. You’re focused on where you’re going and build the strategies and plans to achieve the goal. You’re not afraid to admit something didn’t work and have backup plans brewing for your next test.

  • You take ownership. You are comfortable driving projects end-to-end that execute and eliminate blockers, helping you and the company move fast with confidence. You know when to raise your hand and ask for help.

  • You are collaborative, organized, and thoughtful. You actively solicit teammate’s feedback and can get things done through informal influence. You demonstrate judicious decision-making and embrace intellectual friction as a feature of improvement, not a relationship bug.

  • You can work through ambiguity. Your experience will enable you to focus on the elements that matter most and drive clear insights that inform the team’s priorities.

WHAT YOU HAVE:

  • Experience in sourcing/ buying/merchandising ideally for Print on Demand, Apparel or electronics

  • Market Research and Trend Analysis: Stay updated on industry trends and competitor activities to inform and inspire your creative work

  • Excellent communication skills with a track record of improving efficiency

  • Creative thinker with problem solving skills

  • Ready and willing to learn new skill sets and software as needed

  • Experience at a high growth DTC company is a plus

OpenStore is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer where we welcome and celebrate differences. We are committed to providing a workspace that is safe and inclusive, where everyone feels supported, connected, and inspired to do their best work. If you require any accommodations to participate in our recruitment process, please inform us of your needs when we contact you to schedule an interview.