Sneaker Authenticator

GOAT Group

Fontana, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 01/13/2021
  • Website: goatgroup.com
  • Company Address: 3960 Landmark Street, Culver City, CA, 90232

About GOAT Group

GOAT Group represents the leading platforms for authentic sneakers, apparel, and accessories. Operating two distinct brands – GOAT, the global platform for style and Flight Club, the original sneaker consignment store – GOAT Group has a global community of over 25M members across 164 countries. The greatest selection from the past, present and future are displayed on company-operated mobile apps, e-commerce sites and retail stores. Through its innovative technology and service, GOAT Group has changed the landscape of commerce, converging the primary and resale markets.

Job Description

GOAT Group is seeking a sneaker enthusiast looking to combine their passion with a full time career for GOAT Authentication and Flight Club Consignment teams. The ideal candidate possesses a solid knowledge of not only sneakers, but of the footwear consignment industry for brands such as Nike, Jordan, Adidas, New Balance, etc. As a Junior Footwear Authentication Specialist, you must have the ability to verify authenticity of sneakers across the major sneaker brands. In addition, a Junior Footwear Authentication Specialist must keep up with footwear industry trends, sneaker releases, and collaborations with the world's best retailers, from streetwear to high fashion. You will not only determine authenticity of sneakers, but spot manufacturer defects, assess wear, and inspect SKU and size, ensuring that each buyer has the retail experience they've come to expect.

In this role you will:

    • Assist Senior Authentication Specialists in the sneaker verification process
    • Receive and arrange inbound inventory according to brand, model, etc
    • Keep detailed notes and enter accurate data into the GOAT Group database, including release information, product SKUs and production dates
    • Continuously research and learn about new models and brands of sneakers
    • Manage the sneaker authentication process on your own

We are looking for:

    • Passion for sneakers, technology and helping others succeed
    • Knowledge of sneakers across all brands, including originals and re-releases
    • Ability to recognize current trends within the industry
    • Highly organized with demonstrated attention to detail
    • A quick learner, a self-starter, able to work independently, and you're willing (and able) to handle the pressures of an increasing level of responsibility
    • Must be able to lift and move boxes (up to 35 pounds)
    • Must be available and willing to work extended hours as occasionally needed (during crunch times!) per day or per week, including weekends and holidays, to meet business needs
GOAT is the global platform for style. Founded in 2015 to bring trust to the sneaker community, the technology platform has since expanded to offer apparel and accessories from the world’s leading contemporary, avant garde and luxury brands. Through its unique positioning between the primary and resale markets, the company is able to surface styles from the past, present and future, delivering authentic product to over 20M members across 164 countries.
 
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.


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