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East Meets Dress (EMD) is a female-founded, early-stage startup looking to reinvent the cultural wedding dress shopping experience for Asian-Americans. We offer high-quality designs tailored to the modern woman and believe that you should love the experience of finding your cheongsam and ao dai as much as you love your dress. Here’s to embracing your culture without compromising your style.

  • Fulfillment Manager (Part Time, Flexible Hours)

    We are seeking a Fulfillment Manager to join our team. This person will be responsible for fulfilling orders, managing inventory, packaging dresses, and ensuring that they get delivered in time to our customers for their special day. You’ll be working closely with the team to fulfill each order and delight customers. It’s a fun, unique and challenging role that brings together a scrappy startup mentality and operational efficiency.

    This is a part-time opportunity with flexible hours (~20hrs/week).

      How you’ll contribute:
    • •Receive weekly dress shipments and be responsible for unpacking those shipments, updating order trackers, and repackaging each customer order within 1-2 business days.
    • •Quality check each customer’s order to ensure it meets our standards
    • •Ensure delivery of each package to the local USPS.
    • •Track, store, and manage all EMD inventory (including returns/exchanges, sample kits, sample dresses, etc.).
    • •Assist with the packaging and fulfillment of giveaways and partnerships gifts.
    • •Work closely with the co-founders and other team members to manage and deliver all customer orders in time; checking in once a week.
    • •Build and innovate on the packaging and fulfillment operations and processes.
    • •Opportunity to oversee and manage a fulfillment team
    • •Commit to this role for at least 1 year.


    Who we’re looking for:
    Have you ever…
    • •Created to-do lists and itineraries for your travel plans to make sure you don’t forget important details?
    • •Triple-checked a spreadsheet before and after you updated it, just because the perfectionist in you demanded it?
    • •Asked questions immediately when you were unsure about something?
    • •Planned ahead to ensure that you wouldn’t be late for an important event?
    • •Taken ownership of an existing process and made it better?
    • •Went above and beyond to deliver an amazing customer experience?
    • •Been able to relate to and empathize with someone else’s situation, even if you’ve never experienced it yourself?
    • •Taken the initiative to learn a new skill through Googling?
    • •Thrived on working autonomously in a fast-paced environment?
    … If so, we’d love to talk to you!


    Some additional things you have:
    • •High proficiency with technology (Coda, Shopify, ShipStation, Slack, Google Suite, etc.), and are quick to learn new tools
    • •A keen eye for detail, good work ethic, and ability to set and meet high standards
    • •Operations experience especially with packaging and fulfillment is a plus.
    • •Some type of customer-facing and/or e-commerce experience is a plus.
    • •Proficiency in Chinese is a plus, but not necessary


    Why you’ll love working here:
    • •Make an impact on the Asian American culture and community
    • •We like to innovate and move fast
    • •Grow as we grow
    • •Your voice and opinions matter Chance to expand your skill sets in different areas (product, marketing, operations, etc.)
    • •Work with flexible hours catered to your lifestyle (you don’t need to sit at a desk all day)
    • •Play an important role in creating an amazing delivery and unboxing experience for our customers.


    Location and Compensation:
    • •We have a EMD warehouse space in Rosemead, Los Angeles, but can discuss working from home options (where we reimburse you for EMD storage in your home)
    • •Compensation will be $20/hour


    How to Apply: Email us at vivian@eastmeetsdress.com with your resume and why you’re interested in this role at EMD.
  • Fulfillment Assistant (Part Time, Flexible Hours)

    We are seeking a Packaging & Fulfillment Assistant to join our team. This person will be responsible for fulfilling orders, managing inventory, packaging dresses, and ensuring that they get delivered in time to our customers for their special day. You’ll be working closely with the team to fulfill each order and delight customers. It’s a fun, unique and challenging role that brings together a scrappy startup mentality and operational efficiency.

    This is a part-time opportunity with flexible hours (~20hrs/week).

      How you’ll contribute:
    • •Help unpack weekly shipments, update order trackers, and repackage each customer order within 1-2 business days.
    • •Work closely with the Fulfillment Manager to coordinate fulfillment schedule and shipment dates
    • •Ensure delivery of each package to the local USPS or other carriers.
    • •Assist with tracking and managing EMD inventory (including returns/exchanges, sample kits, sample dresses, etc.).
    • •Assist with the packaging and fulfillment of giveaways and partnerships gifts.
    • •Commit to this role for at least 1 year.


    Who we’re looking for:
    Have you ever…
    • •Created to-do lists and itineraries for your travel plans to make sure you don’t forget important details?
    • •Triple-checked a spreadsheet before and after you updated it, just because the perfectionist in you demanded it?
    • •Asked questions immediately when you were unsure about something?
    • •Planned ahead to ensure that you wouldn’t be late for an important event?
    • •Thrived on working autonomously in a fast-paced environment?
    … If so, we’d love to talk to you!


    Some additional things you have:
    • •Proficiency with technology (Slack, Google Suite, etc.), and are quick to learn new tools
    • •A keen eye for detail, good work ethic, and ability to set and meet high standards
    • •Operations experience especially with packaging and fulfillment is a plus.


    Why you’ll love working here:
    • •Make an impact on the Asian American culture and community
    • •We like to innovate and move fast
    • •Grow as we grow
    • •Your voice and opinions matter Chance to expand your skill sets in different areas (product, marketing, operations, etc.)
    • •Work with flexible hours catered to your lifestyle (you don’t need to sit at a desk all day)
    • •Play an important role in creating an amazing delivery and unboxing experience for our customers.


    Location and Compensation:
    • •We have a EMD warehouse space in Rosemead where you will be assisting with packaging and fulfillment
    • •Compensation will be $15/hour


    How to Apply: Email us at vivian@eastmeetsdress.com with your resume and why you’re interested in this role at EMD.
  • General Manager (Full Time, Remote Friendly)

    We are seeking a General Manager to join our team. As a General Manager, you’ll be responsible for helping EMD expand and grow, running the day-to-day operations, and managing our small, remote team to ensure that our customers have an amazing experience working with us and are delighted with their orders. You’ll be the go-to person making real-time decisions that impact our business on the ground. It’s a fun, unique and challenging role that brings together business, sales, design and operations.

    This is a full-time, remote job with benefits. The starting salary for this position is $60k plus a 10% annual bonus when meeting or exceeding sales targets.

    How you’ll contribute:

    • •Oversee our day-to-day sales and operations to ensure a great end to end experience for our customers
    • •Follow-up with leads to drive conversion through various channels (e.g., email, chat, text, social media, etc.)
    • •Work closely with our operations and fulfillment team to manage and deliver customer orders correctly and on time
    • •Coordinate and converse professionally with our dressmakers in Mandarin (primarily written)
    • • Innovate and streamline the existing sales process and customer experience
    • •Spearhead new initiatives for marketing and growth to generate more leads and improve conversion
    • •Meet monthly sales targets


    Who we’re looking for:

    Have you ever…
    • •Triple-checked an email before you sent it, just because the perfectionist in you demanded it?
    • •Given someone great advice on how to improve an outfit?
    • •Taken the initiative to learn a new skill through Googling?
    • •Been able to relate to and empathize with someone else’s situation, even if you’ve never experienced it yourself?
    • •Taken ownership of an existing process and made it better?
    • •Successfully improvised a meal based off of a recipe that you didn’t have all of the ingredients to?
    • •Delivered an amazing customer experience?
    • •Thrived on working autonomously in a fast-paced environment?
    • •Led a small team to achieve set goals and managed to help your team members grow?
    • •Taken ownership when things didn’t go according to plan and incorporated those learnings for future projects?
    • •Successfully juggled multiple projects and initiatives at the same time?
    … If so, we’d love to talk to you!

    Some additional things you have:

    • •Proficiency in Mandarin (primarily written)
    • •Great communication and writing skills
    • •Great leadership and management skills
    • •Experience leading a small, remote and fast-paced team across different time zones
    • •Experience growing a company’s sales and revenue
    • •Experience leading new and innovative marketing and partnership campaigns that led to measurable results
    • •Some type of customer-facing experience
    • •High proficiency with technology, especially Google Suite (Docs, Sheets), and are quick to learn new tools
    • •Retail or e-commerce experiences are a plus, but not necessary


    Why you’ll love working here:

    • •Make an impact on the Asian American culture and community
    • •We like to innovate and move fast
    • •Grow as we grow
    • •Your voice and opinions matter
    • •Chance to expand your skill sets in different areas (product, marketing, operations, etc.)
    • •Work wherever and whenever you want with flexible hours catered to your lifestyle


    How to Apply:

    Email us at hello@eastmeetsdress.com with your resume and why you’re interested in this role at EMD.