Key Account Manager UK

Location:London
Reference:DH224
Salary:£65,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

We are recruiting a Senior Account Manager for this major international fashion and lifestyle brand. A brand which is based around style and heritage, their product is sold in a solid base of wholesale doors in the UK and Ireland, with an emphasis on servicing and growing this major key account in the coming seasons. Based in EITHER Manchester or the South, this role is a brand new position to deal with one of the Brand’s biggest customers. It is crucial that we find the right person to hit the ground running going forward – a person who can see both growth and opportunity from reacting and forecasting the demand of a major high street player. As Senior Account Manager, you would be responsible for developing your own division, in a sense. With no direct reports, your sole focus would be delivering beyond expectations in service levels, communication and getting things turned around fast. You should be able to foresee emerging trends in future seasons, but also react to sales in the market place. You would see how your competitors are trading whilst negotiating huge sales with your Account in a fast-paced working environment. You would work out of showrooms in either Manchester or the South, and you would be given a car to travel the UK. There will also be some travel to Italy throughout the year. This truly is an exceptional role which does not come around very often and one which you can make your own! We are searching for someone ‘hungry’ to advance their career forward within 2-3 years. You should be ambitious, driven and determined with a proven track record of Account Management in a fashion brand within the UK. Due to the size of this account, we would love to hear from Account Executives or Managers who have forged relationships with huge high street multiples in the past. A massive salary and bonus potential is on offer here for the right person who fits the brief! Apply now for immediate consideration.

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Head of Buying – International

Location:London
Reference:DH195
Salary:£100,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

We are looking for a Head of Buying for this premium multi-channel retailer, based in London, but to oversee international expansion. You will be heading up this brand new division and will have sole responsibility for implementing each category through creating new ranges of products, sourcing from suppliers and working to ensure profit is maximised across is each area. This role will formulate a strategy for international expansion of this major retailer. We are seeking someone at the top of their game. Someone who has experience of working across all product areas and managing large teams, which in the future, will be key to the success of the business. You should come from a large, structured retailer with a proven track record of delivering results across the bottom line. In return, you expect a career which will hit new heights, and a role which will grow over a 3-5 year period. For a confidential chat, please get in touch. To send us your details, please click the apply button below or email info@fashion-recruit.com. To find out more about how we can help and why we’re the preferred boutique consultancy for our clients, please visit www.fashion-recruit.com. Alternatively, keep in touch through our Twitter (http://twitter.com/fashionrec) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/fashionrecruit) accounts.

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Category Development Manager – Home

Location:
Reference:DH203
Salary:£40,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

This major international department store group are seeking a Category Development Manager for their Home department, overseeing space-planning and store development on the home area. The company are a huge force in multi-channel retailing, and with major investment and expansion underway, there is huge personal growth potential within the business. It’s an exciting time to join them right now – with extra headcount coming in to head office at a vital time. Responsible for the planning of home department space in existing and new stores, you would work closely with internal store development teams, project managers, retail and the buying function, planning fixtures and fittings, walkways and retail space set within certain timeframes. You would be able to analyse seasonal sales performance by space, working with Merchandising on what works well and what doesn’t. You will be a highly analytical operator who can liaise with all functions within Head Office and work to tight deadlines. You should be able to identify commercial opportunities by looking at producing new store fixture layouts as per company and Creative guidelines. You will have both a proactive approach to your work whilst reacting to seasonal and immediate trends within the business. Ultimately, your role will be to increase profit on the bottom line and this would be evident through your personal performance and company targets set. This is an immediate requirement and we can consider candidates from any retail background, however, experience on home would be an advantage as would working in a busy department store environment, although not essential. You will be highly rewarded for your specialist skill set including excellent salary, bonus potential, great discounts and other market-leading benefits. For a confidential chat, please get in touch. To send us your details, please click the apply button below or email info@fashion-recruit.com. To find out more about how we can help and why we’re the preferred boutique consultancy for our clients, please visit www.fashion-recruit.com. Alternatively, keep in touch through our Twitter (http://twitter.com/fashionrec) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/fashionrecruit) accounts.

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Trade Marketing Co-ordinator

Location:Slough
Reference:DH208
Salary:£30,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Trade Marketing Co-ordinator to join this global fashion business based at their head offices in Berkshire. Candidates would need to drive since the location is fairly remote! This is a superb fashion brand which has a huge presence in the UK, with around 50 retail and franchise stores, alongside a massive wholesale offer. They are a highly desirable company – a mid-market ‘Bridge Brand’ – going through a period of transition currently with last year one of their best performances in the UK since they started trading. These are certainly exciting times right now for them during this period of growth and change. The Trade Marketing Co-ordinator would be responsible for the following: Brand Building • Develop UK trade marketing campaigns based on EU strategy and creative execution to drive sell-through • Check on competitors to benchmark against them and find alternative solutions to stand out • Discuss and provide window plans and marketing activities within store and wholesale environments • Liaise with European Head Office for special local projects and events (retail and wholesale) • Plan and realise promotions, trade events and presentations as required by the company • Ensure co-op activities based on brand campaign and within budgets set Channel Marketing • Develop and execute regional consumer direct marketing calendar and support strategic sell in and sell through of marketing styles to drive brand development • Develop and execute channel marketing campaign tools for wholesale, retail and e-commerce based on the EU creative campaign • Coordinate database and ensure consumer/trade communication on a regular basis Budget/Financials • Plan, manage and control all marketing budget lines liaising with the Marketing division and the PR Coordinator for the consumer lines consolidation • Check invoices of customer lines budget and pass on for payment Field Service / VM • Work with VM Supervisor to ensure high VM standards are met and brand stories enhanced To be successful in this role, the Brand would expect the following experience and qualifications: • Education: University degree in Marketing or equivalent • Experience: 3+ years’ experience. Significant retail/wholesale trade marketing experience in a premium branded environment, preferably with footwear product marketing experience. Knowledge and experience of marketing material development processes and purchasing of agency services • Language skills: English and another European language is desirable • Analytical Skills: Able to read business figures and react against it • Other Skills: Experience of managing and maximizing budget Strong communications skills, written and verbal Strong inter-personal skills: communicating, relationship building, influencing & motivating others Ability to execute against multiple priorities To apply, send your CV now for a confidential chat with one of our Directors. To find out more about how we can help and why we’re the preferred boutique consultancy for our clients, please visit www.fashion-recruit.com. Alternatively, keep in touch through our Twitter (http://twitter.com/fashionrec) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/fashionrecruit) accounts.

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Footwear Designer

Location:London
Reference:DH210
Salary:£65,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

Our premium fashion client are based in Central London and require a Womens Footwear Designer for a 12 month maternity cover contract. One of the biggest names in fashion and footwear, this business have increased sales through their wholesale doors and retail stores in the last financial year by re-evaluating the product offer on both mens and womens. Going back to their original design roots as a mid-market fashion brand, they continue to evolve as a destination shopping experience. This role is an interim role covering maternity leave for 12 months. There may be scope to progress in to other roles through natural staff turnover, however nothing is guaranteed. You should have a design degree which is relevant to this position. You will have a proven track record in a commercial footwear brand, however, fast-paced luxury or mid-market would also be ideal. Your technical ability and commercial awareness will be second-to-none, whilst your commitment to staying ahead of trends and other fashion brands will be at the heart of your design ethic. Womens footwear design experience is essential. To be considered, please send your portfolio to info@fashion-recruit.com with a CV attached. To find out more about how we can help and why we’re the preferred boutique consultancy for our clients, please visit www.fashion-recruit.com. Alternatively, keep in touch through our Twitter (http://twitter.com/fashionrec) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/fashionrecruit) accounts.

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Assistant Manager

Location:Bicester Village
Reference:DH211
Salary:£23,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

Our major global fashion client are an established mid-market brand renowned for their quality and design ethic. selling everything from the most cutting edge denim through to shirts, jackets and casual wear with an edge. This is a major flagship location – their largest in Europe – with high standards and excellent potential!! Due to internal growth and movement, they are now looking for a Back-of-House Assistant Manager to come on board looking after everything from store logistics to payroll and admin. The candidate will also work in Swan Valley, Northants 2 days a week. In terms of recognition, there are no other stores in this company offering these prospects!!! Due to the frequent travelling, you would be reimbursed for any petrol and mileage costs you incur. You will be a well-presented, highly polished retailer, with exceptional attention to detail and a proven track record in delivering results. As an ambassador for the brand, you would be expected to understand the latest trends, both in denim and fashion in general, whilst ensuring standards are impeccable throughout the store. Someone who enjoys working in casual high street or mid-market fashion would really enjoy working here. This is a brand you would be proud working for! A competitive salary with superb benefits is on offer for the ideal candidate. Apply now for immediate consideration and a confidential chat with one of our consultants. To find out more about how we can help and why we’re the preferred boutique consultancy for our clients, please visit www.fashion-recruit.com. Alternatively, keep in touch through our Twitter (http://twitter.com/fashionrec) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/fashionrecruit) accounts.

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Mens Outerwear Designer

Location:London
Reference:JS9
Salary:£45,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

Our client is a growing premium fashion and footwear business who have expanded both their wholesale and retail business in the last financial year through re-evaluating the product offer and evolving as a destination shopping experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented, smart, flexible and confident Outerwear Designer to join their team working within their huge design team, based in London. Design experience and a proven track record of working on mens outerwear is essential and someone from a commercial fast paced retail brand whose passion is for staying ahead of trends and who has the commercial acumen and attention to detail to remain at the top in this competitive market would make the ideal candidate for this role. You must be a strong communicator, able to understand and execute the brief with a solid knowledge of various fabrics, linings and trims etc. Specifically, we are looking for a more fashion-led outerwear Designer from a major mid-market Brand. Technical outerwear experience is not required, but someone who has experience with heritage-inspiration. A design degree relevant to this position is essential as is proven experience designing outerwear. If this has grabbed your attention please send your portfolio and CV to jo@fashion-recruit.com

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Senior Knitwear Designer

Location:London
Reference:JS11
Salary:£60,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

Our client is a premium established heritage fashion and footwear business who have expanded both their wholesale and retail business in the last financial year through re-evaluating the product offer and evolving as a destination shopping experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented, smart, flexible and confident Senior Knitwear Designer to join their team working on the Men’s & Women’s Knitwear team, based in London. Design experience and a proven track record of working on both Men’s & Women’s knitwear is essential and someone from a commercial fast paced retail brand whose passion is for staying ahead of trends and who has the commercial acumen and attention, would make the ideal candidate for this role. You must be a strong communicator, able to understand and execute the brief with a solid knowledge of knitwear design. You would report in to the Design Manager & Vice President in this role. You will have worked in the UK within Branded Fashion. A design degree relevant to this position is essential as is experience designing knitwear. If this has grabbed your attention please send your portfolio and CV to jo@fashion-recruit.com

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Territory Sales Manager

Location:Manchester
Reference:JS12
Salary:£33,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

Our client is a luxury outdoor/ sporting gear and apparel brand who are always evolving and developing their product offering of high performance, quality and style. They are now seeking a Sales Rep to cover the North UK region, looking after the key accounts. Previous fashion wholesale experience is essential particularly within a commercial, technical sports performance, fashion brand. We can look at those candidates who are looking for their first Account Management role, but must have worked in wholesale sales previously. You’ll be a confident communicator/presenter and have the ability to understand the market and the customer, explore partnership opportunities, evaluate multiple solutions and formulate action plans. Strong computer skills, particularly in Excel and Lotus Notes are essential as is a current driving licence and the ability to demonstrate an affinity with our products and the hobbies/activities they’re used for. The nature of this position will necessitate time away from home in order to fully embrace the role. Instinctively target driven, you’ll need good organisational skills and be able to liaise and converse confidently at all levels. You’ll also have the ability to understand the market and the customer, build strong relationships both internally and externally, evaluate multiple solutions and formulate action plans. You’ll already have previous field sales experience. You will hold a full UK driving licence. A company car is provided but the ideal candidate must live in the northern region. This is a superb Brand which you can join with confidence. Their own-brand stores continue to grow, whilst wholesale goes from strength-to-strength.

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Back-of-House Team Leader

Location:Northampton
Reference:DH222
Salary:£18,000.00 per annum
Permanent, full-time

Our major global fashion client are an established mid-market brand renowned for their quality and design ethic. selling everything from the most cutting edge denim through to shirts, jackets and casual wear with an edge. This is a major flagship location with high standards and a platform for anyone wanting to fast track to Store Management in the future! Due to internal growth and movement, they are now looking for a Back-of-House Supervisor to come on board looking after everything from store logistics to payroll and admin. This is a Monday to Friday role, and the hours are 9 to 5.30. You will not find a role which offers this excellent shift routine! Located in the Swan Valley shopping Centre, this is the ideal location to be recognised for your talents and springboard to other stores in the surrounding areas. You will be a well-presented, highly polished retailer, with exceptional customer service skills and a proven track record in delivering results. As an ambassador for the brand, you would be expected to understand the latest trends, both in denim and fashion in general, whilst ensuring standards are impeccable throughout the store. Someone who enjoys working in casual high street or mid-market fashion would really enjoy working here. A competitive salary with superb benefits is on offer for the ideal candidate. Apply now for immediate consideration and a confidential chat with one of our consultants. To find out more about how we can help and why we’re the preferred boutique consultancy for our clients, please visit www.fashion-recruit.com. Alternatively, keep in touch through our Twitter (http://twitter.com/fashionrec) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/fashionrecruit) accounts.

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