A successful online wig and cosplay business based in Dublin is recruiting an EU Chief Operating Officer. The successful candidate must have extensive experience in retail, online sales, convention sales and convention marketing, finance, product design, product photography, product forecasting and ordering, and manufacturing across all aspects of the wig industry. We are looking for an EU COO who has experience with all aspects of fundamentally running an online company, but more importantly is intimately familiar with the cosplay and drag retail community, the convention sales community, and has a proven track record of analysing trends in these markets and designing product and forecasting product ordering. Duties and Responsibilities of this EU Chief Operating Officer will include: • Day to day management of warehousing, shipping, receiving, and inventory of product with an intimate knowledge of Deposco software • Designing wigs for future production and quality controlling new items received in-house • Bookkeeping duties of daily sales and monthly reports with an intimate knowledge of Skubana software • Photographing product and models • Designing photoshoots, sets, costumes, and ad campaigns for social media • Checking social media and responding to customer questions about product, shipping, and ordering • Sewing and clothing construction • Communicating with a partner factory in China and familiarity with the ins and outs of manufacturing product • Booking, attending, displaying, and selling at conventions • Communication with Japanese business clients • Experience editing and choosing photos in photoshop for print and online publication • Achieving targets with staff and management in order to achieve optimum sales levels while ensuring that operational costs are kept as low as possible. • Carrying out regular stock takes to forecast where possible losses could occur • Forecasting for orders of product, both new and existing, for future demands of the community while maintaining all orders within a reasonable operating budget based on studied sales Requirements for this EU Chief Operating Officer Job in Dublin • Extensive knowledge of the video game, anime, movie, drag, and television industry and what intellectual properties are currently trending • Minimum 10 years experience leading convention popups and sales • Extensive sewing knowledge • Minimum 10 years manufacturing experience and dealing with overseas clients • An ability to speak conversational Japanese and experience dealing with Japanese businesses and clients • Minimum 10 years experience in retail, photography, and social media management • Extensive knowledge of Deposco and Skubana • Experience with online marketing and maintaining brand standards • Minimum 10 years experience designing wigs. Portfolio of work required.
Permanent / Full-time