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Who is York Project?

York Project is a Detroit based social streetwear fashion brand that is dedicated not only to making the high quality clothing that we actually want to wear, but also focus on creating change in our communities.  We operate as a one-for-one brand, which has helped us contribute over $104,000 worth of in-kind goods to homeless shelters. Additionally, we have supported like-minded organizations and people across America with financial support since we started in 2013.  We currently are located in the New Center neighborhood of Detroit, and are available in multiple retail locations in the Metro-Detroit area.                                        

Last summer, we began producing all of our garments right here in Detroit.  Our goal is to create jobs and opportunities for Detroiters to work as part of our cut and sew production team.  We're living out our mission to BE THE CHANGE.

 

Why work for York Project?

  • Transformational giving and volunteering experiences 
  • Join a team that’s part of Detroit’s revitalization
  • Make a real difference in a company, and ultimately lives of those in our community 
  • Be part of a fast growing startup in Detroit

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@YORKPROJECT.COM.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!

 

Production Manager

Preferred Qualifications 
-Degree in manufacturing, engineering, fashion design or related field or 5+ years experience in a production management role
-Experience with industrial sewing machines (straight stitch, coverstitchserger)
-Strong communication skills
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint/Word
-Experience working with knitwear
-Prior experience drafting patterns
-Prior experience grading patterns
-Must be able to commute to Detroit 
-Must be able/willing to attend weekend events and monthly donations
-Attention to detail 
-Positive attitude
-Team player 
-Graphic design experience a plus 
-Design silhouettes, draft and grade patterns, create samples
  
Roles & Responsibilities  
-Manage a growing production team with full and part time individuals
-Manage production planning, production calendar, and plan production runs 
-Assist in job and production costing
-Produce clothing, bags, and other soft goods
-Interface with clients on production related matters
-Some travel may be required (<5% of time)
-Work on general ad-hoc design needs
-Identify opportunities for process efficiencies 
-Collect, compile, and present data related to projects 
-Increase manufacturing efficiencies 
-Create and manage manufacturing processes and procedures 
-Further develop quality control systems and track quality issues
  
Commitment 
-40 Hours per week
-Occasional weekends 
-Position located in Detroit, MI
This posting is for a full time, paid position. 
  

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@YORKPROJECT.COM.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!

 

Retail Store Lead (Novi, MI)

Preferred Qualifications

 

-2+ years of retail experience 

-Degree in business or merchandising 

-Strong communication skills 

-working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint/Word 
-Punctual, hard working, friendly 
-Goal Oriented 
-Looking to make the brand better 
-Must be able to work in a Mall setting 
-Must be able to work weekend shifts where applicable 
-Friendly and outgoing 
-Helpful 

-Able to commute to Detroit & Novi 

-Must be able/willing to attend weekend events and monthly donations 

-Attention to detail  

 
Roles & Responsibilities 
-Manage customers in-store 
-Be knowledgeable about the products and brand 

-Ability to effectively merchandise product 

-Ability to track revenue, COGS, inventory, and other expenses at location 
-Track inventory 
-Keep store clean and stocked 

-Able to schedule store team 

-Manage a growing retail team  

-Able to manage staffing needs 

-Track online sales 

-Some travel may be required (<5% of time) 

-Identify opportunities for process efficiencies  

-Collect, compile, and present data related to location 

 

Commitment 

-40 Hours per week 

-Position located in Novi & Detroit, MI 
-Weekends and Holidays 

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@YORKPROJECT.COM.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU! 

 

Retail Store Associate (Novi, MI)

Preferred Qualifications

-Past retail experience a plus
-Punctual, hard working, friendly
-Goal Oriented
-Looking to make the brand better
-Must be able to work in a Mall setting
-Must be able to work weekend shifts where applicable
-Friendly and outgoing
-Helpful


Roles & Responsibilities 
-Manage customers in-store
-Be knowledgeable about the products and brand

-Take monthly inventory counts
-Keep store clean and stocked

Commitment

-15-25 Hours per week
-Occasional weekend

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@YORKPROJECT.COM.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!

 

PR & Marketing Intern

Preferred Qualifications
-Pursuing degree in marketing/PR/professional writing or related field
-Strong writing credentials (Writing samples may be requested)
-Experience working with media
-Must be able to commute to Detroit
-Must be available to attend monthly donations
-Must be able/willing to attend weekend events
-Strong communication
-Attention to detail


Roles & Responsibilities
 
-Build marketing/PR plan for brand
-Connect with media outlets to execute PR plan
-Work with team to develop and execute influencer marketing strategy
-Assist marketing team with promotional photoshoots, videoshoots and other content creation
-Assist with production and marketing for in-store events


Commitment
-2-4 days a week
-Schedule will be flexible
-Fall Semester Unpaid Internship

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@YORKPROJECT.COM.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!

 

Graphic Designer

Preferred Qualifications
-Degree in marketing/graphic design/art, or related field
-Strong design credentials (samples may be requested)
-Experience working with media
-Must be able to commute to Detroit
-Must be available to attend monthly donations
-Must be able/willing to attend weekend events
-Strong communication
-Attention to detail


Roles & Responsibilities
 
-Create content and graphic advertisements
-Work cross-functionally with marketing and brand teams
-Design branded apparel for clients and York Project brand


Commitment
-Fulltime job in Detroit

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO CAREERS@YORKPROJECT.COM.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!

At York Project, we celebrate and support difference for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. York Project is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

 

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