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Assistant Store Manager
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Oxford, Oxfordshire

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to:

* Take ownership and accountability for store and support the Store Manager; * Show leadership through role modelling Service behaviours and selling standards; * Demonstrate empowerment to solve customer problems and meet customer's needs; * Inspire team to meet and exceed performance standards; * Acts as advocate for the team, able to motivate others to achieve results; * Communicates effectively with store manager, peers, supervisors, and corporate partners; * Assists in developing plans to address key business issues, and utilises plans to impact business and achieve desired results; * Able to influence others to gain support to achieve goals and complete projects; * Demonstrates effective time management skills.

The accomplished individual will possess:

* Experience in a retail service environment in a position of management; * Knowledge of, and ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook; * Ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff and manoeuvre the sales; * Ability to work flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including nights, weekends and Public holidays.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Sales Associate
£
18000
18000
annum
18000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

Client Engagement

  • Provide a luxury selling ceremony, including cross-selling and brand introduction
  • Achieve individual and store targets, ensuring to hit KPI targets (UPT, conversion and ABP)
  • Manage in-store VIP clients with store management
  • Create a customer journey, client experience and assist with all fittings of lingerie in the fitting room
  • Create a bespoke and personal experience for client fittings Store standards

Store Standards

  • Ensure in-store VM is up-kept to company standards
  • Assist with all operational needs such as, stock flow, reporting and uniform standards
  • Assist to prevent stock loss by being aware of your store and approaching all customers
  • Help to organise and carryout store stock takes when required to by your manager

Up to £18000 per annum + commission ( 1.5% to 5% of sales)VIEW JOB

Store Manager
£
75000
85000
annum
85000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

The Brand…

A world leading luxury brand with global representation throughout the most fashionable cities in the world is looking for a store manager with high level seniority experience. The brand is well known for its iconic designs in handbags, accessroies and a full RTW collection for both men and women, all curated by one of the most influential designers of our time.

The Job...

  • The Store Manager is acting as the store Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the store's P&L statement and overall team and store productivity
  • The candidate must be a leader, a strong and confident individual with a proven track record of success planning and business planning
  • He/she is simultaneously a talents hunter, people manager and skills developer
  • He/she is a client ambassador, always ensuring them the utmost experience to his/her clients, and the brand's culture
  • He/she is a client ambassador, always ensuring them the utmost experience to his/her clients, and the brand's culture
  • Report directly to the Retail Manager and work alongside a full 360 degree head office in operating the business
  • He/she ensures that the store runs efficiently and in compliance with the legal, regulatory and internal requirements

The candidate...

  • Product and Fashion sensitivity with a genuine interest in the fashion market
  • Proven ability to manage large scale business and teams, with a full management team reporting directly to you
  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, empathy, sincerity and curiosity

£75000 - £85000 per annum + Yearly BonusVIEW JOB

Assistant Store Manager
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Oxford, Oxfordshire

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to:

* Take ownership and accountability for store and support the Store Manager; * Show leadership through role modelling Service behaviours and selling standards; * Demonstrate empowerment to solve customer problems and meet customer's needs; * Inspire team to meet and exceed performance standards; * Acts as advocate for the team, able to motivate others to achieve results; * Communicates effectively with store manager, peers, supervisors, and corporate partners; * Assists in developing plans to address key business issues, and utilises plans to impact business and achieve desired results; * Able to influence others to gain support to achieve goals and complete projects; * Demonstrates effective time management skills.

The accomplished individual will possess:

* Experience in a retail service environment in a position of management; * Knowledge of, and ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook; * Ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff and manoeuvre the sales; * Ability to work flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including nights, weekends and Public holidays.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Senior Designer & Account Manager
£
35000
35000
annum
35000
Contract
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
South West London, London

Our client, an established London based lingerie company, has a new opening for a versatile Designer/Account Manager for a 1-year Maternity cover. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a bold and confident design handwriting. If you are tenacious, meticulous and have experience managing the end to end process of your own account, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

The Role:

  • Responsible for designing for key customer accounts, following research targeted to each customers' requirements

  • Compilation of sourcing/tech packs for factories and Buyers

  • Managing the critical path; from negotiating costs with factories and Buyers ensuring delivery dates are maintained

  • Oversee sample management to approval

  • Manage a Design Assistant and oversee 2 other Designers/Account Managers

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 4-5 years' experience working as a technical lingerie/swimwear designer; MUST have worked for a supplier

  • Must have experience in at least 2 of the following categories - Lingerie, Swimwear, Activewear

  • Proficient in using MS Office, Photoshop/Illustrator (strong CAD skills)

  • Print and embellishment design experience

  • Critical path management experience; confident managing deadlines, liaising with suppliers, manufacturers, factories and clients

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £35k

  • Great working culture and office located in South West London


Up to £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Design & Commercial Manager
£
50000
55000
annum
55000
Permanent
01/11/2019
Freedom Recruit
London

Our client, an established London based lingerie company, is currently looking for a Design & Commercial Manager to join their friendly team for a 7-month Maternity Cover contract. If you have comprehensive experience in a similar role, particularly with UK based Lingerie Suppliers, then please get in touch!

The Role:

  • Responsible for managing the design, production and sales teams across the private label business

  • Ensuring that all critical delivery deadlines and sales targets are met

  • Building business by working closely with the Head of Sales to target new accounts and following this through accordingly

  • Maintaining profit margins across the business and reviewing costs and budgets, providing efficient solutions to improve these where possible

  • Contribute to the creation of trend led lingerie, swimwear and prints

  • Manage the design team, ensuring that all Critical Path deadline dates are met, and the accounts are efficiently worked on across the team

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Comprehensive experience as a Design & Commercial Manager - MUST have supplier experience

  • Proactive, solution orientated with management skills

  • Proven track record of improving sales and achieving KPI's, with a positive impact on bottom line

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative programs and MS Office

  • Strong portfolio demonstrating design and print skills across lingerie and swimwear

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £50k-£55k, dependent on experience

  • Great working culture and office located in South West London


£50000 - £55000 per annumVIEW JOB

Production Administrator
£
20000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

One of the fashion industry's most established Outerwear & Tailoring suppliers is looking for a Sales Support Co-ordinator to come on board and work on their Production team. This is a great opportunity to work within a friendly team that supplies an array of exciting fashion high street retailers and utilise your Critical Path Management skills and knowledge of working with manufacturers and Buyers.

The Role:

  • Managing the production Critical Path and liaising daily with Buyers

  • Negotiating prices with factories and Buyers, then raising purchase orders for fabric and garments on the internal system

  • Attending development meetings with Buyers and managing the sample request process

  • Problem solving any production queries with suppliers/factories

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 2-3 years' experience with a supplier, in a Sales Support Co-ordinator, Production Co-ordinator/Assistant or Merchandiser role

  • Team player and able to work in a busy, deadline orientated environment

  • Confident, meticulous and proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £20k-£30k, dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to work for a credible, well-established supplier to the high street

  • Easily accessible London offices


£20000 - £30000 per annumVIEW JOB

Fabric & Trims Buyer
£
28000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
North West London, London

Established for several decades, with an international presence, our client is a Luxury British designer brand. Renowned for their bridal collections and Red-Carpet evening wear, the brand is looking for a Fabric & Trims Co-ordinator to join the small, hands on team to work on four annual collections.

The Role:

  • Working closely with the Design & Production team, the main responsibility will be to develop, source and purchase all raw materials (fabric and trims) across all collections

  • Completion of research across new concepts in fabrics/trims each season, followed by a presentation to the Design team

  • Ensure that all pricing, composition and testing of materials is completed and recorded correctly on internal systems and any amendments are updated

  • Manage critical path deadlines to ensure that all materials are delivered on time

  • Liaise daily with all suppliers and manufacturers, ensuring that they have the necessary materials in the time frames required

  • Manage all approvals of materials, as well as processing shipping documentation

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 3 years' experience developing and purchasing raw materials within a Luxury brand

  • Completion of a Fashion/Textiles Degree

  • Confident liaising and negotiating with suppliers

  • Proficient in MS Office (particularly Excel) and PLM systems

  • Organised, efficient and diligent

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £28-30k, dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to work in driven environment, with full brand exposure

  • To be part of globally renowned Luxury brand


£28000 - £30000 per annumVIEW JOB

Store Manager
£
75000
85000
annum
85000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

The Brand…

One of the Worlds leading Luxury brand with global representation throughout the most fashionable cities in the world, truly a once in a lifetime Job opportunity for an incredibly seasoned Store Manager. The brand is well known for its iconic designs in handbags and a full RTW collection for both men's and women, curated by one of the most influential designers of our time.

The Job...

  • The Store Manager is acting as the store Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the store's P&L statement and overall team and store productivity
  • The candidate must be a leader, a strong and confident individual with a proven track record of success planning and business planning
  • He/she is simultaneously a talents hunter, people manager and skills developer
  • He/she is a client ambassador, always ensuring them the utmost experience to his/her clients, and the brand's culture
  • He/she is a client ambassador, always ensuring them the utmost experience to his/her clients, and the brand's culture
  • Report directly to the Retail Manager and work alongside a fill 360 head office in operating the business
  • He/she ensures that the store runs efficiently and in compliance with the legal, regulatory and internal requirements

The candidate...

  • Product and Fashion sensitivity with a genuine interest in the fashion market
  • Proven ability to manage large scale business and teams, with a full management team reporting directly to you
  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, empathy, sincerity and curiosity

£75000 - £85000 per annum + Yearly BonusVIEW JOB

Sales Assistant
£
27000
33000
annum
33000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

The brand...

Famous for their celebrity following and one of the leaders in Luxury fashion, the client has an established client following and have refined what Luxury fashion has become in the retail market over the many years dominating the world of Fashion for more than 60 years! A unique brand which has a client following for luxury street wear, to stunning one of a kind runway items! This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to join the brand and a really important time in their history as they are in the transition into becoming even greater than they already are!

The Role...

- Report directly to the Department Manager and Store Director

- Build on existing client book and on-board new clients to the brands, selling across all divisions of the brand

- Represent the brand by networking with people in fashion and retail, ensuring brand DNA is upheld accordingly

- Hit all the store KPI's and targets, ensuring not only you are working on your personal targets but also are working as a team hitting overall business targets

- Ensuring the stores VM is upheld with the current season and help manage the stock of each department

- Must be flexible and available to work across all departments depending on client or company requirements

The candidate...

- Must have a transferable client book who have a consistent spend in Luxury fashion spanning all divisions of the brand, handbags, accessories, RTW and Shoes

- Must live and breathe luxury fashion, be up to date with trends and the current luxury market

- KPI and target driven, someone who enjoys working on hitting their targets.

- Must already come from a Luxury background, this is crucial as you must already have transferable selling skills which are suited for a luxury retail environment

- You must be a team player, someone who not only enjoys their successes however is motivated to help others achieve their goals!


0.8 % on your sales + monthly store bonusVIEW JOB

Luxury Lingerie Sales Associate
£
20800
20800
annum
20800
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

About the Sales Role…

  • Easily create a personal and lasting relationship with clients and colleagues.
  • Always go above the call of duty.
  • Maintain exceptional standards, personally and on the shop floor.
  • Have a desire to excel and climb the ladder in the retail industry.
  • Representing one of the worlds most desired brands.

About You…

  • A confident sales person able to build a client book.
  • Positive and persuasive.
  • Knowledge of luxury brands and embody their service expectations.
  • Exceptional presentation and a warm and friendly demeanour.
  • A genuine attitude with the desire to develop personal/team sales and targets.
  • Fully flexible to work at short notice including weekends.

Freedom Factor…

  • The opportunity to enhance your CV and gain valuable experience working for a fabulous brand.
  • Full training offered.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Uniform provided.

We hold interviews regularly at our central London offices so should you feel that you have the right skills and experience outlined above, apply today!

Due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted


Up to £20800 per annum + Commission VIEW JOB

Temporary - Nail Technician
£
9
10
hour
10
Temporary
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

About The Role...

  • Weekend based role
  • Performing Nail designs, Manicures, Shellac/gel and hand massages.
  • Easily create a personal and lasting relationship with clients/colleagues.
  • Maintain exceptional hygiene standards, personally and in the boutique store.
  • Potential on becoming permanent.

Benefits...

  • The opportunity to enhance your CV
  • Gaining great experiences by working for fabulous brands
  • Being paid weekly
  • Training is also provided to develop on skills

If you think you've got what it takes to support this beautiful boutique, apply today!


£9 - £10 per hourVIEW JOB

Store Manager - Footwear Brand
£
10
11
hour
11
Contract
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Wembley, London

About the role...

This is a great opportunity for a budding Store Manager keen to work with a forever evolving brand, with an up-beat fun loving team. The role will be a four-month contract starting in May.

  • You will be responsible for driving sales on the in store
  • Working with a motivational team
  • Provide outstanding and personable customer service
  • Reporting to the concession/store manager

About you...

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in retail ideally with experience working within a premium fashion brand. If you have an understanding of shoe size conversions this would be an advantage.

  • Well spoken, energetic and passionate about your product and interacting with customers
  • A genuine attitude with the desire to develop personal/team sales and targets
  • Immaculately groomed, with a friendly fun and outgoing personality
  • A confident salesperson experienced working towards sales targets in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing small teams for high street to premium brands
  • Ability to track KPI's and formulate rotas
  • Fully flexible to work at short notice including weekends?
  • Spanish or Portuguese speaking candidates would be ideal however this is not essential
  • If you think you've got what it takes to support one of the world's most influential brands, apply today!

Due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.


£10 - £11 per hourVIEW JOB

Sales and Ecommerce Coordinator
£
20000
24000
annum
24000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

The Job role.

As the Sales and E-commerce Coordinator you will be based in the flagship boutique in Mayfair reporting directly to the Commercial Director, you must be an entrepreneur who is able to multitask between the demands in working in a retail environment and also able to manage the e-commerce sales and overall store and online operations.

The brand has a flagship store in London situated in Mayfair Art District, in a location well known for industry influencers and shoppers!

This role will be shop floor and office based, you will dedicate the majority of your day running the store operations and sales floor whilst working closely with the commercial director on the marketing and ecommerce operations, truly a dynamic role for an individual who wants to bring their transferable skills and also gain industry experience and knowledge.

The Candidate.

You will come from a luxury retail background, having previous experience or internship in working for a online business, exposed to CRM online strategies and e-commerce knowledge, if you also previously studied or worked in a marketing environment this would be a bonus as you working closely with the commercial director on new brand and CRM initiatives!

Profile, Experience & Knowledge.

  • Manage the shop floor by ensuring visuals, store operations and maintenance is upheld
  • Good communication skills, second language preferred
  • Hardworking with a creative mind, genuine interest in fashion
  • Experience with mail-chimp, in-design or adobe suite preferred
  • Current experience in CRM analyse for online and in-store contacts
  • Previous experience working in a E-commerce background
  • Confidently multitasks with different dimensions in retail, from shop floor demand to online services
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, reactive but most of all proactive!
  • Ability to adjust to ad HOC circumstances, working under pressure and able to meet set deadlines set by the director

£20000 - £24000 per annum + uniform allowence and discountsVIEW JOB

Assistant Store Manager
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Oxfordshire

The role is based in Bicester Village in one of their top 3 Stores in Europe, this is a dynamic and very strategic role working alongside a management team of 4 Senior leaders and having 3 strong Supervisors reporting to you. In total the store has a head count of 45 people which include a strong stock operations team, the brand also have main European Head Quarters based in Central London.

The Assistant Store Manager we are looking for will need to come from a seasoned sales background, a motivator, team leader and sales driven individual. The purpose of this role is to lead the team by example, ensure all service standards are upheld and that you are mentoring your team. The Assistant Store Manager will work alongside another Assistant Store Manager both reporting directly to the Store Manager.

  • Coach and support other team members
  • Hire and train new employees for the sales floor or other departments
  • Maintain and monitor store inventory by working closely with the Stock Operations team
  • Ensure that the store is clean, safe and presentable for customers and that the Brand DNA is upheld
  • Greet and assist customers to company standards
  • Conduct regular audits of the store's physical and practical condition to ensure quality
  • Maintain product levels appropriately
  • Ensure CRM is upheld and team members are client engaging
  • Process sales when necessary
  • Generate and review daily sales report, reporting directly to the Store Manager
  • Motivate the team through training's and shop-floor coaching


£30000 - £35000 per annum + Group commissionVIEW JOB

Regional Manager
£
60000
80000
annum
80000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

The Role...

The Regional Manager will become the point of contact for all Store Managers, reporting directly to the companies Senior Global Management team - The Regional Manager will ensure his/her regions are managed to brands standards and also ensure all commercial targets and KPI's are met, Below are 6 key points for the role.

  • Generate ideas about future retail activities to ensure a cutting-edge strategy; maintains up to take decisions on matters relating to the day to day retail operation within their defined work area including the strategic planning of resources

  • Ensures that the retail operation complies to all policies and procedures relating to Security, Health and Safety; influences any changes necessary to meet statutory requirements, ensuring minimum risk to staff members and the business

  • Spends time in shops with retail shop teams and customers to understand and identify business critical issues in order to ensure the alignment of tactics and strategies; maintains the corporate identity of Mind in all shops and related initiatives

  • Takes a lead role in building a strong sales management culture with the operations team; spends time coaching Store Managers, identifying skills and opportunities for development; provides advice and guidance on shop manager issues when needed.

  • Proactively manages and reviews the performance and progress of Store Managers and their locations, sets objectives and targets; works with Regional Training Manager to develop individual training plans for the team

  • Maintains and constantly develops innovative and cost effective stock generation; monitors stock weekly to achieve bottom line sales budget against monthly targets


yearly bonusVIEW JOB

Sales Manager
£
40000
47000
annum
47000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

The requirement's...

The candidate will have exposure in building key relationships and cultivating strong client relations, must have a strong understanding of tech and be digitally savvy.

  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • A proven track record of influencing client relationships
  • The ability to work under pressure and work on your own initiative
  • Strong clienteling background
  • A proven track record of influencing relationships
  • The ability to plan, prioritise your management jobs
  • Previous experience as a store manager or strong ASM managing a team of at least 5 people including ateliers
  • MUST come from luxury retail background, with a focal point on woman's RTW
  • A strong presence and leadership attitude on the sales floor, inspiring and motivating the team
  • Experience in bespoke stores environment
  • Degree in fashion or luxury textiles

£40000 - £47000 per annum + commission TBCVIEW JOB

Senior Allocator
£
29000
32000
annum
32000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

One of our clients, an established global clothing brand, has a new opening for a Senior Allocator to join their Merchandising team. If you have at least 3 years' experience in a similar role and a strong understanding of supply chain processes, this could be a great opportunity for you!

The Role:

  • Work alongside the Inventory Control Manager to execute the planned strategy across your product areas; this will be across the UK and Europe, as well as online

  • Responsible for allocating stock to stores, setting inventory targets and monitoring sales

  • Work closely with store staff to moderate inventory requirements across the business and problem solve any queries

  • Liaise with the merchandising planning team to determine any necessary price amendments and ensure that these are updated on the system

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3-6 years' experience in a Head Office based role (Allocators/Merchandising Assistants are suitable if from a Fashion garment background)

  • Proficient in Excel and data analysis

  • Deadline orientated and able to work under pressure

  • Personable, confident and able to build relationships across the business

What you will get in return:

  • £29k-32k, dependent on experience


£29000 - £32000 per annumVIEW JOB

Menswear Merchandiser
£
28000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
01/08/2019
Freedom Recruit
Watford, Hertfordshire

One of our clients, an established supplier to supermarkets, high street retailers and fast fashion brands, is currently looking for an experienced Merchandiser to come on board to work across their Menswear accounts. If you have at least 3 years' experience working in the same role for a UK based supplier, this could be a great opportunity for you!

The Role:

  • Responsible for end to end critical path management across Menswear accounts

  • Travel frequently to Far Eastern factories/office to place orders and manage production issues

  • Liaise daily with Buyers and factories to raise purchase orders, confirm delivery dates and manage key deadlines through the production process

  • Manage both FOB & Landed deliveries and process documentation

  • Work closely with the warehouse to monitor stock levels and resolve any quality related issues

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3-4 years' experience as a Merchandiser for a UK based supplier

  • Proficient in Excel, Powerpoint and data analysis

  • Able to travel frequently in the UK and internationally

  • Organised, meticulous and deadline orientated

What you will get in return:

  • £28k-30k, dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to work with an established global supplier

  • Healthcare package


£28000 - £30000 per annumVIEW JOB

Girlswear Designer
£
35000
50000
annum
50000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
England

Girlswear Designer - Supplier - London - Salary up to £50k per annum

A great opportunity for a Girlswear Designer for Designer to join a Leading international supplier.

About the company...

Our client is a friendly company who manufacturer for Girlswear in China serving UK and European market for many years.

About the Girlswear Design role...

  • Working with specific retailers to develop Girlswear Multiproduct Jersey

  • Want someone who is strong on Graphics / Prints and a knowledge of License product an advantage.

  • Designing for age ranges 2-13 years

  • Execute a strong creative vision

  • Working with the customers in-house design, fabric sourcing, sampling and merchandising teams

  • Responsible for all aspects from presentation of initial trend boards through to bought samples.

About you…

  • A strong team player but also the ability to work on their own initiative

  • Must be able to create their own graphics

  • Experienced in working with Girlswear fashion product

  • Must have 2-4 years' experience within Girlswear

  • A commercial eye for trends and colour

  • Proven experience of working within a supplier

  • Understanding of costing and the sales process.

  • You must be a dynamic individual, able to adapt to the changing needs of the clients and with exceptional organisational and communication skills

Freedom Factor...

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a major supplier who are going through an exciting transition period.

  • This role you have the opportunity working from home remotely full time with the occasional travel to China.

If this Design role interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your cv and quote reference DJM58346


£35000 - £50000 per annumVIEW JOB

Mens Outerwear Designer
£
35000
50000
annum
50000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
England

Menswear Outerwear Designer - Supplier - London - Salary up to £50k per annum

Short description intro...

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Menswear Outerwear Designer to join a Leading international supplier.

About the company...

Our client is a friendly company who manufacturer for outerwear in China serving UK and European market for many years.

About the Outerwear Designer role...

As Designer you will take ownership for designing and building ranges. You will work closely with the Senior Designer and Account Manager by designing and presenting trend focused, yet commercial product, specific to the customer. Must have sound knowledge of fabric and catwalks/trends.

About you…

- You will have a strong portfolio in design and technical ability

- Current experience of working at Design level for a fast paced supplier or retailers

- Must have sound knowledge of fabric and catwalks/trends.

- Degree educated or with equivalent level work experience,

- Good CAD Skills, Adobe, Photoshop

- High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

- Strong levels of communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships

- Excellent organisational skills

- Capable of working to tight deadlines

- Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure

Freedom Factor…

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a major supplier who are going through an exciting transition period.

  • This role you have the opportunity working from home remotely full time with the occasional travel to China.

Call to Action: If this role interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your cv and portfolio and quote Reference DJM58347


£35000 - £50000 per annumVIEW JOB

Colour Manager
$
100000
150000
annum
150000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Moscow Oblast

Liaise between Design, Product Development, Fabric and Trim sourcing teams within the company to execute upfront colour, print and pattern development seasonally. Coordinating lab dip and bulk colour approvals with the Shanghai colour team, RU garment factory and Uzbekistan and to achieve fast and accurate colour approvals which perform to the companies quality standards.

THE ROLE:

  • Develop all seasonal colour inclusive of solid, print, pattern, stripe and wash colour's.

  • Liaise with overseas colour team to ensure correct colour communication and a clear understanding of the companies colour intent and quality requirements ensuring efficient colour approvals.

  • Organise and maintain the colour standards library and colour palettes per season.

  • Review all lab dips, strike offs, 1st bulk and shade bands making colour comments, corrections or approvals as needed to the Asia colour team.

  • Train Asia colourists team to do bulk and then lab dip approvals on behalf of the business. Train new colourists as they come into the team. Support teams on difficult colour approvals.

  • Set up, create and maintain colour names, codes & approvals in PLM.

  • Organise and maintain the physical colour libraries with easy to access seasonal colour standards, lab dip, print and shade band approvals / history.

  • Maintain the seasonal colour charts to ensure good work flow between countries and suppliers.

  • Maintain clear communications within the internal and external partners on status.

  • Set up and maintain the colour development area, lighting systems, (in line with stores).

  • Set up and maintain the spectral, virtual colour library and data base.

  • Partner with Asia team on monitoring colour KPIs to ensure correct and timely colour development and quality.

  • Support RU factories and Uzbekistan mills in the trouble shooting of colour issues finding suitable solves that support the business.

  • Assess RU denim wash shade bands for approval.


$100000 - $150000 per annum + EXPATVIEW JOB

Girlswear Designer
£
25000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
01/07/2019
Freedom Recruit
London

Girlswear Designer - Supplier - London - Salary up to £35k per annum

A great opportunity for a Girlswear Designer for central London based supplier. The opportunity is to design for UK and International high street retailers

About the company...

Our client is a leading Multiproduct manufacturer across Ladies, Men's and Childrenswear. They currently recruiting a great opportunity for a Girlswear Designer join the team in there central London office.

About the Girlswear Design role...

  • Working with specific retailers to develop Girlswear Multiproduct Jersey

  • Want someone who is strong on Graphics / Prints and a knowledge of License product an advantage.

  • Designing for age ranges 2-13 years

  • Execute a strong creative vision

  • Working with the customers in-house design, fabric sourcing, sampling and merchandising teams

  • Responsible for all aspects from presentation of initial trend boards through to bought samples.

About you…

  • A strong team player but also the ability to work on their own initiative

  • Must be able to create their own graphics

  • Experienced in working with Girlswear fashion product

  • Must have 2-4 years' experience within Girlswear

  • A commercial eye for trends and colour

  • Proven experience of working within a supplier

  • Understanding of costing and the sales process.

  • You must be a dynamic individual, able to adapt to the changing needs of the clients and with exceptional organisational and communication skills

If this Design role interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your cv and quote reference DJM58286


£25000 - £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Production Coordinator - Brand
£
15
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

I am currently looking to speak with Freelance Production Coordinators for a number of RTW brands that I am recruiting for.....

My clients are RTW brands looking for Production Coordinators to join on a FREELANCE basis with the opportunity to go permanent for the right candidates.

These are ideal roles for an Assistant or Coordinator to develop within a brand.

The Companies:

* Fast growing, hugely successful RTW brand

* Massively recognised in the fashion industry

* Collaborative and focused studio environment

The Roles:

* Work closely with head of design to ensure a smooth handover from development to production

* Liaise daily with fabric mills and inform relevant departments of any changes to delivery dates & report all discrepancies

* Ownership of critical path

* Liaise and visit factories and suppliers

* Manage physical costings for collections

The Ideal Candidate:

* 2-3 years experience working with RTW in a fast paced environment

* CMT Experience

* Proven track record maintaining and developing relationships with suppliers

* Previous experience managing physical costings

Please get in touch and send your CV over to be considered.


£15 - £25 per hourVIEW JOB

Gerber Pattern Cutter - Supplier
£
35000
45000
annum
45000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

My client are a successful, established, busy, Womenswear multi - product fashion supplier, who clients include some of most successful fashion clothing retailers on the High Street.

Creative Gerber Pattern Cutter ; The Right Candidate

  • Organised, methodical, and able to multi-task
  • Understands the fundamental rules of pattern cutting, balance, reblocking.
  • Experience Gerber Grading
  • Excellent computer skills /experience
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Team player, people person with good communication skills.(spoken & written)

Creative Gerber Pattern Cutter ; The Role

This is an exciting and challenging role for a highly motivated individual

  • Ensuring that all patterns are made to technologists spec.
  • Creating first patterns
  • Pattern amendments
  • Pattern Digitizing and creating production spec sheets.
  • Liaising with overseas factories by e-mail or by telephone conversation to ensure that the final garments meet with required standards
  • Constant liaising with design and production department .
  • Working in conjunction with critical path deadlines and taking appropriate measures to identify risk factors during production.
  • Advising and carrying out appropriate steps to overcome possible production defects and other technical issues.
  • Documenting and tracking of styles through 1st pattern to sealed stage and then to pre-production stage.

Interviews are being held immediately!


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Production Coordinator
£
15
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

My client is a very successful supplier of womens Soft Separates, is looking for an experienced Production Coordinator/Assistant to join their team on a freelance basis

You must have a good understanding of the Production process from start to finish and have worked with a variety of high street Accounts.

Duties include;
  • Seeing order through from point of sale to delivery
  • Creating and following the Critical path
  • Ordering labels
  • Ordering trimmings
  • Liaising with factories overseas, sending of weekly plans
  • Liaising with logistics team ensuring smooth delivery of goods
  • Building up relationships with the customer
  • Checking trims and labels and contract details are all correct for final dockets
  • Chasing and processing fabric and trim lab dips
  • Trimming all styles with the customer
  • Fabric testing requirements, customer test systems, care label ordering
  • Chasing suppliers for samples and liaising with them about quality, price and delivery times.
  • Keeping track of all orders to the critical path to ensure customers receive deliveries on time for each style ordered

The candidate;

  • Looking for a confident, self-motivated Production Coordinator with proven experience in a similar role and excellent interpersonal/communication skills. 3 years+ experience is ideal.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment and handling important accounts
  • Previous critical path management experience is essential as is the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • Highly organised, methodical and process driven.
  • Sound technical abilities with regards to garment construction will be an advantage.
  • The essential skills required for this role are excellent communication, administration, accuracy and numeracy skills and being well organised, highly enthusiastic and self-motivated.
You must be extremely well organised, and be able to communicate fluently in English both written and spoken. It is essential you work well as a team member and are able to problem solve.

NegotiableVIEW JOB

Sample Machinist - Supplier
£
15
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

I am currently looking for freelance Sample Machinists for lovely, fast paced suppliers based in Central London!

My clients are looking for an exceptional Sample Machinists, with a minimum of 3 years' experience able to work across multi product - softs, tailoring, woven & jersey


As Sample Machinist your responsibilities will include:


* Working closely with the Pattern Cutters to ensure high sampling standards
* Making first samples across multi product
* Resolving issues with the makeup of garments
* Working as a team to ensure seal samples are ready on time


This is a great opportunity for high street freelance machinists with a minimum of 3 years' experience, to work with some of the best brands on the high street!

The ideal candidates will have experience working in a fast paced environment and have the ability to work to a high standard.

If you are a Sample Machinist with high street experience then get in touch!


£15 - £25 per hourVIEW JOB

Director of Fabric Research and Development
$
170000
250000
annum
250000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Moscow Oblast

Key Responsibilities:

Development:

  • Together with Design partners, strategize development needs and opportunities from concept through commercialisation.

  • Oversee and action the research and development and seasonal sourcing of new fabric and trim ideas through existing mills, materials shows, new sourcing opportunities, (inclusive of core, seasonal and novelty materials)

  • Manage the presentation of early seasonal concept ideas.

  • Manage the selection, sample yardage, testing and wash, print and yarn dye development.

  • Ensure open issues at each phase are resolved with appropriate business partners.

  • Anticipate potential road blocks and develop options to drive the best resolution for all stake holders.

  • Manage the development process through commercialisation for concurrent seasons.

Technical Management

  • Source and counter source raw materials to meet target costs and delivery requirements.

  • Strategize and coordinate material development relative to finished goods production locations and other logistical issues.

  • Define and oversee the entire approval process including material and trim approval, testing lab qualification and final inspection.

  • Define the procedure and processes for the global RM team ensuring research & development, sourcing and production strategies are executed by the right team in the right place at the right time.

  • Create materials sourcing strategy with a 1yr and 3yr view in line with the growth strategy for the business.

  • Define and manage the KPIs

  • Trouble shoot potential raw material issues and end use compatibility concerns

  • Monitor the procurement and tracking of all material yardages required for all sampling.

  • Attend weekly QA meetings and work with the QC teams to resolve any issues

LEADERSHIP

  • Motivate, develop and mentor direct reports and team.

  • Lead direct reports and assist in balancing workload and creating priorities.

  • Foster teamwork and partnerships with Design, Merchandising and Operations partners.

  • Ensure team is represented in weekly operations and production meetings.

  • Influence management decisions by providing strategic information and analysis regarding materials development.

  • Provide functional direction and support to the regional material support teams.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Merchandise Planning Manager
65000
75000
annum
75000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Lille, Nord-Pas de Calais


TASKS:

  • Analyzing current business, historical results and market trends to proactively identify risks, opportunities, and creative solutions to maximize business results

  • Advanced analytics on the previous season in order to define the lessons learnt and support the plan for new season

  • Validation of your Ideal Assortment with Management.

  • Establish the new Financial plan matching with the ideal assortment (weekly takings plan, intake margin, markdown & discount and gross profit)

  • Quarterly validation of your Financial Plan with the Management

  • Weekly update of the financial budget, integrating the management of the Open To Buy

  • Weekly budget meeting with Director of Merchandise Planning

  • Managing and executing promotional and clearance pricing to optimize performance and global sell through.

  • Organizing, interpreting, and preparing data for presentation in key business meetings

  • Actively participating in business meetings to influence strategy and drive results in your categories

  • Ability to manage and motivate a team in order to get the best out of them

  • Oversee the career and skill development of your team members with a focus on training, retention, and building bench strength.




NegotiableVIEW JOB

Product Development Manager
£
55000
60000
annum
60000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

Our client, a quintessential British Luxury brand that is renowned for their love of leather goods, currently has an exciting new opening. If you are a Product Development Manager, with at least 8 years' experience working with Luxury leather goods (handbags & accessories) and are looking for a new challenge, this could be an amazing opportunity for you.

The Role:

  • Work closely with European suppliers to manage the CMT production process of all leather goods

  • Oversee the whole production critical path, from ordering and product development through to delivery

  • Negotiate costs, lead times and confirm final product approvals

  • Manage quality across all products and create reports to monitor standards

  • Source new suppliers, materials and processes to implement innovation across collections

  • Responsible for ensuring that budget is adhered to by negotiating and managing costs across production materials and processes

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 8-10 years' experience working with Luxury Leather goods in a Production Management role, ideally following completion of a fashion-based degree

  • European CMT leather goods (handbags & accessories) experience & a comprehensive technical understanding of construction

  • Diligent, organised and able to communicate internally and externally, problem solving to creative efficient solutions whilst adhering to deadlines

  • Confident, with the ability to negotiate costs, lead times and MOQ's, continually sourcing and cross costing, whilst maintaining quality standards

  • Fluent English to a professional business standard is essential. Italian and/or Spanish linguistic skills are desirable.

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £55k-60k, dependent on experience

  • Support of a Product Developer and Administrator

  • The opportunity to work for an iconic and well-renowned Luxury brand


£55000 - £60000 per annumVIEW JOB

Product Development & Production Co-ordinator
£
25000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

Our client, a quintessential British Luxury brand that is renowned for their love of leather goods, currently has an exciting new opening. If you are a Product Developer, with 2-3 years' experience working with Luxury leather goods (handbags & accessories) and are looking for a new challenge, this could be an amazing opportunity for you.

The Role:

  • Responsible for managing the critical path, from order raising to delivery

  • Creating technical packs, detailed specification sheets and BOM's for each product

  • Ordering materials and trims and managing the delivery of these according to deadlines

  • Managing stock and compiling reports/line sheets accordingly

  • Ensuring all costs, product details, supplier details and order quantities are recorded accurately on the internal database

  • Quality control

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 2-3 years' experience working with Luxury Leather goods in a Production role, ideally following completion of a fashion-based degree

  • Technical knowledge of the construction of leather goods, particularly handbags and the ability to conduct quality control

  • Efficient, organised and proficient in Excel

  • Experience liaising and negotiating costs with supplier during the development stage

  • Fluent English to a professional business standard is essential. Italian and/or Spanish linguistic skills are desirable.

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £25k-30k, dependent on experience

  • An administrative assistant to offer support across all responsibilities

  • Full training and progression opportunities


£25000 - £30000 per annumVIEW JOB

Lingerie Technologist
£
35000
38000
annum
38000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

Our client, an established London based lingerie company, is currently looking for an experienced Technologist. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with 4-5 years' experience with a lingerie supplier and a comprehensive understanding of fitting core and fuller bust ranges - from sampling to production.

The Role:

  • Responsible for conducting fit sessions across lingerie and swimwear (including wired pieces) and communicating any amendments with factories

  • Liaising with factories to advise them on grading requirements

  • Fitting samples and giving factories the approval to proceed with bulk production

  • Working towards critical path deadline dates, ensuring that pieces are sealed in accordance with these

  • Managing the block library and working with designers to advise on fits

  • Ensuring that customer testing is completed

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 4-5 years' experience working as a lingerie/swimwear technologist (MUST have at least 3 years' experience working for a supplier with Far Eastern factories)

  • Able to draft and amend patterns, if required (these are initially drafted by the factory)

  • The ability to work in a hands-on, fast paced environment

  • Excellent negotiation skills and commercial acumen

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £35k-£38k, dependent on experience

  • Great working culture and office located in South West London


£35000 - £38000 per annumVIEW JOB

Embroidery Design & Production Co-ordinator
£
40000
40000
annum
40000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

Established for just over ten years, our client is a dreamy Luxury Red Carpet brand that is renowned for their intricate embroidery. The intimate team has a new opening and are seeking someone exceptional to come on board. If you are a confident designer, with haute couture embroidery skills and the tenacity to manage the production critical path process, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.

The Role:

  • Work across private client orders, RTW & Haute Couture to research, design and develop according to briefs (alongside the Creative Director)

  • Responsible for creating embroidery techniques across swatches and garments

  • Work closely with overseas factories to manage the production critical path, ensuring that all deadlines are met

  • Liaise with factories to negotiate costs, manage orders and process invoices/packing lists

  • Manage quality control across embroidery, ensuring standards are met and create reports accordingly

  • Travel to meet with the overseas production team for bi-annual development/fabric sourcing trips

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 5 years' experience working with a Luxury WRTW/Bridal brand in a similar role

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of luxury, contemporary and haute couture embroidery techniques

  • Proficient in MS Office (particularly Excel) and able to use Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop to an advanced level

  • Resilient and able to work in a hands on, fast paced, deadline orientated environment

  • Production critical path management experience

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £40k, dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to work in driven environment, with full brand exposure

  • To be part of globally renowned Luxury brand


Up to £40000 per annumVIEW JOB

Import Merchandiser
£
27000
32000
annum
32000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Stockport, Greater Manchester

An excellent opportunity for an Import Merchandiser has arisen to work at a well-established family run supplier based in Stockport, near Manchester. My client is well versed in supplying ladies and men's wear to numerous retailers and due to substantial growth, they are looking to expand their team.

The Role:

  • Critical path management - liaising with buyers and factories in Asia and the Far East daily to manage all orders in production and ensure that delivery dates are maintained

  • Responsible for raising all new orders and confirming labels and trims

  • Chasing and submitting all approvals for trims, lab dips, print strike offs, bulk fabrics and fit samples

  • Managing order collections and submitting packing lists

  • Accurate data entry internally and externally to ensure that communication is clear and concise with suppliers and customers and key accounts are managed efficiently

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 4 years' experience as an Import Merchandiser for a fashion supplier

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and able to learn new systems and processes quickly

  • Confident communicating with UK customers/buyers and factories overseas

  • Critical path management experience

  • Tenacious, diligent and able to work in a fast-paced environment

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of up to £27k-£32k dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to work with a fashion growing supplier


£27000 - £32000 per annumVIEW JOB

Sales Administrator
£
22000
24000
annum
24000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

Our client is an award-winning designer and manufacturer in a niche sector of the garment industry. Their office is based in West London, but this role will include some travel. If you have at least 2 years' experience working in a fashion head office role, preferably Luxury sales administration based and are looking for something a little bit different, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you.

The Role:

  • Support the sales and account management team to manage multiple client projects

  • Conduct market research and propose new markets and clients

  • Liaise daily and be the first point of contact for client calls/emails

  • Plan and attend events, in the UK and internationally

  • Analyse sales activity and create reports accordingly, reporting back to the team

  • Manage online orders, ensuring these are dispatched and invoices are issued

  • Use internal systems to input data regarding orders, returns and refunds

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar role, ideally following the completion of a fashion-based degree

  • Native English speaker, articulate, with strong written and verbal skills

  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel (intermediate), Powerpoint and Outlook

  • The ability to work efficiently in a hands on, fast paced environment

  • Confident, meticulous and well presented

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £22k-£24k + bonus

  • Annual clothing allowance

  • Friendly and dynamic working culture


£22000 - £24000 per annumVIEW JOB

Account Manager
£
35000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
Watford, Hertfordshire

One of our clients, an established supplier to supermarkets, high street retailers and fast fashion brands, is currently looking for an experienced Account Manager to come on board to work across their Casual Bottoms and Jackets accounts. If you have at least 5 years' experience working in the same role for a UK based supplier, this could be a great opportunity for you!

The Role:

  • Working closely with the Design team to develop product according to Buyer requirements

  • Liaising with the Far East factories to negotiate costs, manage margins and confirm orders

  • Meeting with Buyers, to showcase new products and close sales

  • Troubleshooting any production issues and finding quick and efficient resolutions

  • Manage the critical path with the support of merchandising teams to ensure all specific requirements are adhered to

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 5 years' experience working as an Account Manager for a supplier to the UK high street

  • Experience working with Far Eastern factories and with Ladies Casual Bottoms and Jackets

  • Diligent, meticulous and able to work in a fast-paced environment maintaining a high standard of efficiency

  • Excellent negotiation skills and a decisive character

  • Confident, tenacious and able to hit the ground running

What you will get in return:

  • £35k, dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to work with an established global supplier


Up to £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Garment Technologist - Supplier
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-07-16
Freedom Recruit
London

My client is a womenswear multi product high street supplier

I am looking for an experienced Garment Technologist with a solid track record within soft separates for the high street.

Based in Central London the company has a large client base from young/fast fashion to high street retail.

Duties ;

Attending and taking fit meetings with retailers both on and off site
Effectively communicating amendments and instructions to factories in the Far East and Europe.
Measuring samples accurately, construction evaluating and updating workbooks prior to each fit meeting.
Deal with all customer/ factory queries at any stage of development
Developing graded size charts, providing basic blocks

Regularly consulting Merchandising, attending critical path meetings to ensure samples are sealed to deadlines.
Consulting with pattern cutters and sample machinists to ensure solutions have been reached and consistency is achievable in production.


MUST HAVES ;

We are looking for a experienced Technologist ideally from a supplier background who has solid experience of working on soft separates ; minimum 5 years as a Garment tech.
A personality capable of leading fit meetings , making comments and working closely with retailers and factories

Excellent Communicator , team player and leader

A great opportunity available for an experienced Technologist in a established high street supplier , send your CV ASAP for an immediate response


BENEFITSVIEW JOB

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