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Careers at South Moon Under

 
Welcome to South Moon Under's Career page. At South Moon Under we recognize all good success starts with people. At South Moon Under we value individuals who are passionate about delivering a strong product and services to all of our customers. At South Moon Under we will provide you with an opportunity to work in an employee friendly environment as well improve South Moon Under's offering and services to our customers.
 
Originating as a small surf shop in 1968, South Moon Under has evolved into a unique, upscale fashion retailer. We seek to offer an eclectic mix of interesting, high quality, reasonably priced products that stand out in the market. South Moon Under currently operates 24 stores in the mid-Atlantic area, VA, MD, PA, DE, NJ and CT in addition to an E-commerce site. Our home base is located in Berlin, MD on the beautiful Eastern Shore.
 
The possibilities are endless, not to mention the extensive benefits package, training and development opportunities along with employee discounts for all of our employees.
 
 

SMU Internship Program

If you love fashion and are passionate about our Brands, why not ‘try on’ a career in the retail industry. Our internship program is unpaid; although, we offer students with the opportunity to get hands-on experience on what it’s like to work in the real world of specialty retail.
 
Join us at our Home Campus in Berlin, Maryland. Depending on your educational background and interests, SMU offers opportunities in a variety of areas – including buying, merchandising, visual, graphic design, photography, styling, marketing, and ecommerce.
 
If you are ready to apply, please submit your résumé to internship@southmoonunder.com. In the subject line of the e-mail, be sure to include your field of study and the department you would like to gain experience from while at SMU.
 

Current Job Listings:

 

Job Listing #1

 
Career Opportunity: Women’s Apparel Buyer
Status: Full Time
Location: Corporate Offices – Berlin, MD
 
South Moon Under is currently seeking a Women's Apparel Buyer to join our team in our Berlin, Maryland home campus. We are looking for someone with a strong eye for the South Moon Under customer who is able to select and deliver the right assortment of women's apparel at the right time. The ideal candidate will be high energy, flexible, adaptable and enjoy a fast paced and continually changing environment. The Women's Apparel Buyer will: understand the South Moon Under customer, ensure assortments consistently exceed customer’s expectations, buy and manage multiple classifications, select, buy and manage multiple brands and private label, think analytically and effectively problem solve to develop and execute strategies to deliver results, lead, mentor, coach, train and develop a high performing staff.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Select, buy, execute and manage the right and balanced assortment that is brand appropriate for both B&M and Ecommerce
  • Determine appropriate product flow
  • Deliver expected financial goals
  • Understand market and industry direction and trend with the ability to select and translate for the South Moon Under customer
  • Negotiate to meet IMU objectives
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with key vendors
  • Vendor management for increased efficiencies through consistent evaluation using soft and hard metrics
  • Manage the OTB for designated classifications
  • Supervise and manage team
  • Identify, develop and execute growth opportunities
  • Interface and collaborate across all departments
  • Provide information to Brand and Company leadership
  • Maintain South Moon Under’s brand and product integrity
 
Education and Experience
  • 5 - 10 years experience buying women's apparel that includes fashion apparel brands and product development
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Strong fashion business & financial acumen
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and time management skills with ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to lead, develop, coach and build a successful team as well as develop functional partnerships across the organization
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to foster an open environment, promote positive employee relations and serve as a role model to others by modeling professionalism, poise and composure
  • Strong computer and systems skills along with proficient use of Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Successful candidates must be available to work from South Moon Under’s corporate office located in Berlin, MD
 
If you meet the criteria please forward a cover letter and résumé to humanresources@southmoonunder.com or fax to 410-641-2934.
 
The above information outlines the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. No Visa Sponsorship available for this position.
 
South Moon Under is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a diverse workplace.
 
 

Job Listing #2

 
Career Opportunity: Sales Associate
Status: Full-Time and Part-Time Employee
Location: All store locations
 
At South Moon Under, members of the team create an exciting and inspiring shopping experience for our customers. We utilize product knowledge and selection to provide exceptional service to our customers. In addition, we build sales and provide a store experience that reflects South Moon Under's customer service standards and aesthetic. In addition to selling, our sales associates are expected to execute merchandising tasks, such as stock, re-merchandising, display, price markdowns, and transfers. All members of our store team work together to ensure a clean, pleasant and safe shopping environment for our customers.
 
The ideal candidate will be available to work a flexible schedule based on business needs that include daytime, evening, weekends and holiday shifts. We can provide flexibility in scheduling, a fun exciting environment, and a generous employee discount.
 
If you meet the criteria please forward a cover letter and résumé to humanresources@southmoonunder.com or fax to 410-641-3725 with the specific store you are interested in. Please, no phone calls.
 
The above information outlines the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. No Visa Sponsorship available for this position.
 
South Moon Under is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a diverse workplace.
 
 

Job Listing #3

 
Career Opportunity: 1st and 2nd Assistants
Status: Full-Time and Part-Time Employee
Location: All store locations
 
At South Moon Under, members of the management team serve as leaders in their store, coaching and developing the staff to provide an outstanding level of customer service that will, in turn, maximize sales and profits. All of our Assistant Managers must have a complete understanding of the South Moon Under philosophy, aesthetic and customer.
 
The South Moon Under 1st and 2nd Assistants possesses strong leadership skills. They work closely with the sales staff to deliver product knowledge, drive sales and uphold operational standards. They have excellent communication skills and a full understanding of how to motivate people.
 
Successful candidates must be available to work a flexible schedule based on business needs that include daytime, evening, weekends and holiday shifts, as well as having at least one year of retail management experience, preferably in a specialty retail environment. IF you meet the criteria please forward a cover letter and résumé to humanresources@southmoonunder.com or fax to 410-641-3725 with the specific store you are interested in. Please, no phone calls.
 
The above information outlines the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. No Visa Sponsorship available for this position.
 
South Moon Under is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a diverse workplace.
 
 

Job Listing #4

 
Career Opportunity: Internet Models / Internet Fit Models
Status: Part-Time Employee
Location: Corporate Offices – Berlin, MD
 
Job Description:
  • Part-time, flexible hours during the weekdays (Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm)
  • Our photo sessions generally last between 2 – 6 hours
  • Located at our corporate office in Berlin, MD
  • Fit models will model clothing to be photographed and used on our website www.southmoonunder.com
We seek fit models for the following sizes: 
 
Women:
  • Height: 5’8” – 5’11”
  • Denim Size: 25 – 27
  • Waist Dress Size: 0 – 2
  • Shirt Size: Small
 
Men:
  • Height: 6’1” – 6’4”
  • Denim Size: 32” – 34”
  • Shirt Size: Large
**All Models should be in swim wear shape**
 
Please email a full length photo (max size 20 MB) and height to models@southmoonunder.com
 
The above information outlines the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. No Visa Sponsorship available for this position.
 
South Moon Under is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a diverse workplace.