Authentication Specialist

New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 month ago
$24.00 / hour
Full time


FASHIONPHILE is more than just fashion — we’re revolutionizing the ultra-luxury fashion experience in order to create a sustainable alternative that extends the life cycle of products and makes them more accessible to a diverse customer base. As we strive to become the world's most sought-after brand in luxury re-commerce, we know it's our team members who make it all happen! We value diversity in our people, perspectives, and products. For us, it's the only way to cultivate the creativity and innovation essential to achieving our mission and supporting our customers. We do this both in-person and through our digital omni-channel experiences. If you're someone who embraces change, is authentic, and wants to make an impact this is the place for you.

About The Opportunity

Join our team and become an expert in the exciting world of luxury fashion authentication. As an Authentication Specialist, you will receive extensive training to expertly verify the authenticity of pre-owned luxury items from illustrious brands including Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci, Prada, Hermes, and beyond. Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate luxury handbags and accessories to ensure authenticity.
  • Conduct online research to remain informed on current designer trends and authenticity indicators.
  • Accurately document authentication results and maintain comprehensive records.
  • Develop, or help develop, written and visual authentication guides.
  • Engage in group learning sessions and contribute to knowledge sharing on authentication topics.
  • Complete certification through all courses provided by Fashionphile University.
What We’re Looking For
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, comfortable working with ambiguous situations
  • A keen eye for detail to minimize the incidence of errors
  • Previous experience with luxury brands is highly desirable
  • Acute use of senses – vision, olfaction, and tactile perception – to detect counterfeits
  • Physical stamina for prolonged periods of inspection
  • A commitment to reliability and aspiration for career progression
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Preferably experienced with customer service communications via email
  • Strong team player and capable of working autonomously
  • Adaptability to a dynamic, fast-paced workplace
  • Availability to work weekends if necessary
What We Offer
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • FSA options for Medical, Dependent Care & Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Time off, Paid Sick Time, and Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with generous match program
  • Free Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Discount

Pay Rate: This position begins at $24.00/HR for all New Hires into FASHIONPHILE's Chelsea, NY location. Every Employee will have the opportunity for continued promotional opportunities via our Benchmarking Program which offers Title and Pay changes as you grow with the company.

FASHIONPHILE Group LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at [email protected].

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