Executive Assistant — Part Time (New York, NY)

Executive Assistant (New York, NY)


Dauphinette is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the Chief Creative Officer & Founder (CCO) in daily studio and retail operations.

The Executive Assistant will provide comprehensive support with everything from daily operations to special projects and fashion week.  


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year prior experience in an operations or executive assistant role
  • Fashion industry experience preferred but not necessary
  • Genuinely self-motivated, highly independent worker who works well collaboratively but equally well alone
  • Extremely organized
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent listener, adapts communication style easily to understand a range of needs
  • Detail-oriented, very punctual, and efficient— excellent at balancing thoroughness with urgency
  • Works quickly and effectively under pressure
  • An open, friendly, humble, collaborative working style
  • Working knowledge of Shopify, Microsoft / Google Suites, and Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc)
  • A strong, genuine desire to develop and grow the Dauphinette brand.
  • Sewing experience is a big plus.
  • Mandarin, French, and/or Spanish laungage skills are a big plus.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs+
  • New York-based only, and able to commute within Manhattan and Brooklyn. We are not seeking remote candidates at this time.



  • You will report directly to the Founder—
    • Packaging DTC and wholesale orders, invoicing, arranging shipments, receiving and processing returns
    • Answering customer service emails and website chat inquiries in a timely manner
    • Maintain and take initiative around studio organization
    • Working with retail lead and CCO to ensure that store operations run smoothly and that the store is consistently staffed, organized, and operating at peak performance
    • Liaising with all local manufacturing partners, maintaining a timely production calendar
    • Creating and developing daily schedule for yourself and interns
    • Supporting CCO with hiring and maintaining internship program, and training and overseeing interns
    • Supporting with special projects when needed
    • Flexing into a PA role when needed, helping with errands and administrative tasks
  • Part-time opportunity (3 days/week minimum, possibility for full-time as well)
  • Pre-allocate for increased flexibility/hours during fashion months (September, February) and occasional weekend availability.


The ideal candidate:

  • Effective— you take initiative and approach tasks with a solutions-oriented mindset
  • Organized— you are highly detail-oriented, attentive, clever, thorough, with a strong sense of urgency and efficiency
  • Empathic— you take a humanistic, caring approach towards all perspectives and are very considerate of others
  • Independent— you bring 100% to the team but are also able to develop ideas and plans autonomously; you are constantly seeking ways to improve internal systems and your work
  • Passionate— you possess a genuine understanding of the Dauphinette brand ethos and bring an honest passion to everything you do


  • The compensation range for this position is $24-27/hour depending on your relevant experience.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@dauphinette.com with the subject line “Executive Assistant Application: [Your Name]”. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. 

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