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Smithsonian Folkways - Inventory Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time
Location: Washington DC

Smithsonian Folkways - Inventory Coordinator

Smithsonian Folkways, the iconic non-profit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable, and dynamic Inventory Coordinator. The position is responsible for managing the inventory of our physical materials, and for coordinating all aspects of the manufacturing process for the label. This includes printing, pressing, warehousing, and all tracking shipments into and out of the warehouse, including warehouses of Smithsonian Folkways’ distributors.

The successful candidate will ensure a timely manufacture and reorder of parts and finished product, oversee warehousing of stock, and manage shipments to national and international distributors. By keeping accurate records for manufacturing and shipments, the candidate will track the manufacture and assembly of all material parts for the Smithsonian Folkways catalog, working closely with the with the production manager and manufacturer to assure parts are on hand in a timely manner so that deadlines are met.

Smithsonian Folkways is looking for someone with extensive knowledge of the production and manufacturing steps of audio compact discs, audio tapes, and LP recordings. The ideal candidate has substantial experience coordinating the manufacture of print stock and audio product, and their shipments to warehouses, as well as experience in dealing with warehouse managers and distributors.

The Smithsonian Folkways team is a group of passionate, dedicated music lovers that believe in the mission of music of the people, by the people, and for the people. If that’s you, we’d love to hear from you!

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Applications with a full CV and a letter addressing key criteria are due by email or regular mail at 5pm EST on April 15, 2020. Please ensure to note which position you are applying for. For submissions and further questions about this position, please contact our Executive Assistant Logan Clark at [email protected]

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