Product Development Assistant

Catbird is looking for a full-time Product Development Assistant to join our Studio. This is an entry level administrative position responsible for coordinating and maintaining the day-today development procedures for both current and new jewelry items.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support in monthly meetings with merchandising/design team and assist in communicating the required actions with the vendor, designers and follow up reporting
  • Updating our inventory system, Piro, with new item set ups and updates
  • Monitor development and production schedules, ensuring individual and team calendar deadlines are met.
  • Create internal spec pages and external spec packs for off-site manufacturing
  • Monitor customer requests and analyze product reviews to identify any issues or improvements
  • KPI reporting - track project costs and new product sales
  • Keep all current and archived samples and materials closet organized.
  • Document all samples, sample components and create cost outs for new styles
  • Communicate with vendors as needed to move projects forward and maintain positive relationships.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • This is an entry level admin position and does not include sample making or design responsibilities
  • We are looking for creativity, attention to detail and efficiency while working under tight deadlines and on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Someone who operates with discretion, initiative and ownership of projects
  • Sense of humor!
  • Comfortable working both autonomously and collaboratively with a team
  • Eager to take on new challenges, introduce and implement new approaches and ideas, grow, test and learn
  • Must have experience with Illustrator and Excel
  • Knowledgeable about jewelry manufacturing and production is a plus

Please email us and tell us about yourself - do not just send a resumé. Make sure to write "Product Development Assistant" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

E-Commerce Customer Service Associate

We are currently looking for a full-time Customer Service Associate in our E-commerce Department. This is a junior position on our team with plenty of room to grow! Starting hours are Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 6pm. Hours will change during our holiday season.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional and personalized service to customers via email, phone, social media channels, and live chat
  • Navigate order management systems to process orders and support customer relationships
  • Provide styling advice to customers with a strong knowledge of Catbird products
  • Brainstorm ways to create out-of-this-world customer experiences with your manager and team members
  • Help cultivate a warm and inviting culture in order to assist our customers

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 1+ year(s) of experience in Customer Service (or similar field)
  • Maintains a positive attitude with an all-hands-on-deck team mentality
  • Detail-oriented in an awesome (possibly scary) way
  • Problem solving mastermind
  • Eager to learn and grow
  • Empathetic, genuine, honest, encouraging and kind
  • Experience with jewelry or luxury brands is a plus
  • Zendesk experience a plus

Please email us and tell us about yourself - do not just send a resumé. Make sure to write "Customer Service Associate" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.


We are hiring a full time bench jeweler to make our Catbird jewelry line in our Brooklyn Navy Yard studio.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Strong bench jeweler skills - soldering, polishing, assembly
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Efficient time management and ability to multitask
  • Laser welder or arc welder, stamping and engraving experience are all a plus
  • Must have excellent communication skills since you will be working as part of a team.
  • We are a growing company that produces a large amount of jewelry, you must be willing to embrace repetition as a challenge or mantra.
  • Position is five days a week in our jewelry studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Please email your resume and images of your work and tell us about yourself - DO NOT just send a résumé. Make sure to write "JEWELER" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

If you are interested in joining our team but don't see a position listed that you are suited for please email us! Please include a resumé and tell us a lot about yourself. 

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