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Technical Product Developer/Garment Technologist
£
35000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

Our client, a rapidly growing premium athleisure brand, has a fantastic new opportunity for an established Technical Product Developer/Garment Technologist. If you lead an active lifestyle and you have a passion to develop your career in this niche sector, this could be a great career move!

The Role:

  • Work closely alongside the design team through all stages of product development

  • Contribute to creating commercial ranges in accordance with the brand strategy

  • Responsible for creating seasonal technical packs/specifications

  • Manage the critical path; including sample approvals, bulk production and quality assurance

  • Conduct fit sessions and communicate necessary amendments with suppliers and clients

  • Assess and improve fits and grading across the range

  • Liaise daily with factories to manage potential issues in production

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 5 years' experience working as a Technical Product Developer/Garment Technologist with a niche premium/luxury activewear or sports brand

  • Comprehensive garment construction knowledge, preferably with seamless categories across activewear and intimates

  • Proficient with MS Office, particularly Excel

  • The ability to work on in a fast paced, hands on environment, maintaining a high quality of work and efficiency

  • Confident, personable and embraces an active lifestyle

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £35k, dependent on experience

  • The opportunity to progress within a rapidly growing sector of the fashion industry, with a dedicated and passionate team


Up to £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

customer Service Coordinator
£
20000
26000
annum
26000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
England

Key responsibilities

  • Replying to customers over the phone and via email.
  • Assisting customers who come to our showroom and ensuring our showroom is properly merchandised.
  • Coordinating for any customer issues and shipments with our warehouse
  • Checking regularly the stock reports to make sure the stock on the site is accurate
  • Generating sales and returns reports .



The Ideal Candidate

  • 2-4 years of experience in a sales and/or customer service role

£20000 - £26000 per annumVIEW JOB

Ladies Pattern Maker
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Contract
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
India

Our client, an established Luxury Ladieswear brand, has a new opening for an experienced pattern maker to join their Head Office in India, for the duration of a 12-month contract. If you have at least ten years' experience, predominantly in Women's Ready to Wear (UK/Europe based ONLY), and are confident in your knowledge of luxurious fabrics, this could be an amazing opportunity for you to gain international experience!

The Role:

  • Work alongside Designers to translate their concepts in to prototype patterns and follow through with the Sampling Team to ensure garments are produced within the required timescales

  • Co-ordinate with the Design and Sales Teams to review prototype garments, ensuring that necessary changes are made for fits to be approved

  • Produce details product specifications for every pattern/style in the collection

  • Work according to critical path deadlines to deliver patterns and specification on time

  • Manage and maintain the style portfolio; ensuring to update patterns and specifications in season, as required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 10 years' experience as a Manual Pattern Maker

  • Must have comprehensive Luxury Ladies Ready to Wear brand experience, with UK or European brands

  • Proficiency in verbal and written English, to a professional business standard

  • Confident and experienced in working with light fabrics, embroideries and draping

  • An eye for detail, meticulous and efficient

  • An understanding of factory production and working in line with critical deadlines


What you will get in return:

  • Annual salary of £30k-£35k, dependent on experience

  • Attractive relocation package


£30000 - £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Sales Administrator
£
22000
24000
annum
24000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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
2019-06-27
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

Junior Analyst
£
25000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

About the role ….

  • Support the CEO and Operations Director with all the financial aspects of the business
  • Liaise with our outsourced accountant and book-keeper to insure books and records are maintained to business and legal requirements and VAT returns are filed.
  • Responsible for maintaining all areas of purchase ledger which include preparing and monitoring the cash flow.
  • Responsible for preparing cash flow forecast for payment run.
  • Responsible for payment run.
  • Responsible for preparing manufacturing/production forecast.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts and bi-monthly board packs
  • Help with preparation of company year-end accounts.
  • KPI tracking
  • Cash flow analysis and forecast

About You…

  • Ideally 1-2 years of experience in accounting / finance / management consulting (at a start-up or large corporate)
  • EXPERT IN EXCEL - this is essential
  • Accounting, scientific or business/finance degree
  • Excellent quantitative skills
  • Comfortable with accounting softwares

£25000 - £30000 per annumVIEW JOB

Managing Director Assistant/ UK B2B coordinator
£
19000
21000
annum
21000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
England

Duties :

Managing Director Assistant:

  • Assisting the MD in the redaction of business plans
  • Responsible for gathering and summarizing the sales team weekly forecasts
  • In charge of the production of weekly sales reports
  • Coordination of commercial partnerships
  • Accountable for ad hoc market research and analysis needed by the MD
  • Coordinating a team of interns
  • Translation of various documents: French to English and English to French.

UK B2B:

  • In charge of our restocking website "B2B" in back office and front office:
    • Planning and implementing commercial operations
    • Follow-up of the reorders made through the website
    • Analysing the sales
    • Helping customers with everything related to the website
  • Answering enquiries from our customers: attempting to resolve queries at first point of contact
  • Delivery follow up for main customers
  • Support to the sales team
  • UK Admin and main point of contact for our CRM: monitoring and analysing the sellers' activities.

  • You must be able to speak both English and French.

£19000 - £21000 per annum + bonusVIEW JOB

Senior Graphic Designer
50000
55000
annum
55000
Permanent
04/11/2019
Freedom Recruit
Germany

About The Role…

  • Execute the graphic designs for campaigns including brand collaborations, seasonal campaigns, promotions and visual social media assets

  • Collaborate with internal peers to drive the overarching creative vision for the company

  • Create outstanding visual designs and support on photo concepts for all campaigns

  • Support and assist the Art Directors for global pitches and innovations

  • Think across all touchpoints: The campaign journey and storytelling across all briefed channels and devices

About You…

  • Minimun 3 years graphic/art direction experience in a fashion, brand or advertising agency

  • Degree in Design

  • Cross device design experience + basic principles of digital design

  • Experience in agile workflows with international teams

  • Cross device design experience + basic principles of digital design

  • Proficient in CS6-Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Keynote

  • Proficient in photo production workflows

  • Fluent in written and spoken English


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Junior Art Director
50000
55000
annum
55000
Permanent
04/11/2019
Freedom Recruit
Germany

About The Role…

  • Execute graphic and audiovisual stories for diverse touch points

  • Create outstanding visual designs and support on photo concepts for all campaigns

  • Provide support and assistance to the Art Director and Creative Director for global pitches and innovations

  • Collaborate with Content Managers, Graphic Designers and Copy Editors to bring your campaign idea to life and excite our customers

  • Keep track of external talent pools within the creative industry

  • Think across all touchpoints: The campaign journey and storytelling across all briefed channels and devices

About You…

  • Minimun 3 years graphic/art direction experience in a fashion, brand or advertising agency

  • Degree in Design

  • Experience in agile workflows with international teams

  • Cross device design experience + basic principles of digital design

  • Proficient in CS6-Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Keynote

  • Proficient in photo production workflows

  • Fluent in written and spoken English


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Colour Manager
$
100000
150000
annum
150000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Director of Fabric Research and Development
$
170000
250000
annum
250000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Production Assistant
22000
25000
annum
25000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
Milan

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the studio lead with overseeing the photo production process in the styling team.
  • Assisting with creating and managing the styling teams schedule,while considering different targets and special projects.
  • Assisting with bookings and hiring freelancers.
  • Daily communication with the studio teams in order to ensure that all targets and deadlines are met.
  • Proactively thinking of ways to improve efficiency and support implementation.

Qualifications:

  • First experiences in a fashion or creative agency.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Good understanding of digital production.
  • Familiarity with the pace of an E-commerce production studio.
  • Flexibility, patience and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and meet challenging deadlines.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Excellent English communication skills ( verbal and written)
  • Working knowledge of MS office.

€22000 - €25000 per annumVIEW JOB

Embroidery Design & Production Co-ordinator
£
40000
40000
annum
40000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Product Development Manager
£
55000
60000
annum
60000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Temporary Luxury Sales Associate
£
8.21
10
hour
10
Temporary
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

About you:

  • At least 1 year retail experience ideally in a Luxury environment.
  • A confident sales person able to build a client book / already having a client book.
  • Exceptional presentation with a warm and friendly demeanour.
  • Knowledge of Luxury brands and embody their service expectations.
  • A genuine attitude & passion with the desire to develop personal/team sales and targets.
  • Fully flexible - 3 to 5 days a week including weekends.

Freedom Factor…

  • The opportunity to enhance your CV and gain valuable experience working for fabulous brands.
  • Competitive Salary paid weekly.
  • Full training offered.

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.


£8.21 - £10 per hourVIEW JOB

Luxury Lingerie Sales Associate
£
20800
20800
annum
20800
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Head Of Beauty
£
50000
55000
annum
55000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

Freedom Recruitment are in partnership with a designer shoe and accessories brand who are currently looking for an experienced candidate to oversee the launch of their Beauty line in Europe and support the role from our clients Beauty and Accessories stores in London, Middle East and Asia.

You will be responsible for:

  • Reporting into the Founder of the brand
  • Implementing a Wholesale and Marketing plan for the launch of the brands skincare and cosmetics
  • Implement product forecasting
  • Oversee pricing strategy and margins for all Beauty lines
  • Secure and over see account management of Key European Wholesale and travel accounts
  • Manage Beauty Sales team and Beauty Retail Manager making sure KPIs are met
  • Implement Sales training strategy and guide lines for the Beauty sections of the retail stores.
  • Responsible for over seeing recruitment of the Beauty team
  • Develop and expand cosmetics line with Korean Partners
  • Responsible for making sure all import certification is processed correctly and in a timely manor
  • Oversee VM guildlines, making sure it is always in keeping with the brands identity
  • Contribute to Online and Digital Beauty sales strategy

You must:

  • Have an entrepreneurial approach to business and be very ambitious
  • Be willing to travel regularly
  • Have had at least 8 years relevant experience
  • Have demonstrated you can scale an SME beauty brand
  • Have existing Luxury beauty buyer contacts
  • Have excellent Management skills
  • Be passionate about the brand

If you feel you are the right candidate for the job role, please Apply Now!

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


£50000 - £55000 per annumVIEW JOB

Sales Consultant
£
24000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

As a Sales Advisor you will be accountable for delivering sales targets through:

  • A one to one consultation, building a relationship and establishing the requirements of the client
  • Expert knowledge of our products, presenting product solutions that meet the clients requirements
  • Introducing the customer to additional products that would complement their purchase
  • Ensuring consistent, excellent customer service that ensures our clients feel valued, would buy from us again and would recommend us

The Sales Advisor will also contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the Boutique by:

  • Processing orders, payments, appointment bookings and general enquiries
  • Assisting with stock control
  • Carrying out general housekeeping duties such as vacuuming and dusting
  • Processing and booking in deliveries
  • General merchandising

£24000 - £30000 per annumVIEW JOB

International Sales and Education Executive
£
40000
45000
annum
45000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

This role will report directly into the Director of International Sales based in the UK and will be responsible for airports across the region. The geography may chance depending on the business expansion.Our client is a dynamic and exciting business with an aggressive appetite for expansion resulting in personal growth and development opportunities.

The role will be responsible for driving retail sales and the total management of the operations in the designated area. This will be achieved through business performance analysis, the recruitment, coaching, development and motivation of the Retail Managers and Beauty Consultants while providing business support to the team, enabling them to perform successfully

Candidates will have:

  • multi-site/country sales and people management expertise; be analytical and commercially driven as well as be able to demonstrate a successful track record in the achievement of targets and objectives.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiating skills are essential along with the passion and commitment to travel to cover key priorities across the area.
  • The ability to council employee conflicts and to thrive in a fast moving environment will be key to achieving success in this role.
  • Candidates considered will be at Senior Retail Manager/Sales Education Executive/Manager/Retail Operations level and have consistent performance in their current role.
  • Established Retail Managers with proven track record of success will also be considered for the role.
  • Candidates will live in UK within easy access to international airports for ease of travel.
  • Candidates should have an entrepreneurial outlook, be hands-on with a committed approach.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the job role, please send Apply Now!

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


£40000 - £45000 per annumVIEW JOB

Sales Manager
£
40000
47000
annum
47000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Regional Manager
£
60000
80000
annum
80000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Product Development & Production Co-ordinator
£
25000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Sales Associate
£
18000
18000
annum
18000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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
2019-06-27
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
2019-06-27
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

Copy Team Lead
55000
60000
annum
60000
Permanent
04/11/2019
Freedom Recruit
Germany

About The Role…

  • Own creative copy for seasonal and brand campaigns

  • Collaborate across departments to ensure a consistent tone of voice

  • Approve copy including newsletters, homepage and push notifications

  • Develop an international team of copywriters

  • Own creative copy for seasonal and brand campaigns

  • Manage all freelance bookings, agency support and maintain a close relationship with reliable writer and editors

About You…

  • 5 years professional experience in writing and editing, including experience leading a team

  • Educated to degree level with a background in Journalism, Creative Writing or Marketing

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Experience in managing large teams, a natural leader, someone who is committed to developing and motivating a team

  • Experience in budget management and resourcing to short lead times

  • Eye for detail and a strong understanding of how to make content stand out


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Menswear Woven Bottoms Senior Designer in China
£
60000
70000
annum
70000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
China

About the Company...

The brand is a European Premium brand which has found its greatest success in China. It is highly dynamic as it produces several collections per year

About the Menswear Woven Bottoms Senior Designer Role...

The ideal candidate will have:

  • BA or MA degree is absolutely necessary

  • At least 5 years experience in mens bottoms design

  • Excellent knowledge of trends

  • Good knowledge of fabrics

  • Possible management skills would be desirable

  • Specialised knowledge of denim treatment and washes is not necessary but desirable

  • Fluency with Illustrator and photoshop

  • Good level of English

  • Some knowledge of Chinese market is an advantage but not strictly necessary


About You…

Will have worked for a well known brand or a reputable supplier
Passionate about menswear and woven
Managed a small team of designers

Freedom Favourites…

Generous salary and housing allowance are offered


If this role interests you, please apply by submitting your cv and portfolio.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Press & Social Media Officer
£
28000
32000
annum
32000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

Freedom have partnered with a luxury jewellery brand whose product is truly beautiful. The brand are looking to recruit a PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER to manage the day to day media relations, build strong relationships & proactively develop new contacts in the industry. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 Years of PR experience in the luxury fashion or jewellery industry and a proven track record of gaining high quality press coverage

About The Role…

  • Managing day to day media relations.

  • Build strong relationships & proactively develop new contacts.

  • Coordinate and turnaround daily product and content requests.

  • Identify relevant opportunities for product placements and features in London and UK.

  • Work with the Head of Marketing to create and manage Influencer & collaboration campaigns, acting as the key point of contact.

  • Lead the creation and roll out of an annual social media strategy.

  • To manage daily posting and engagement across all channels, alongside actively pursuing new opportunities.

  • Represent the brand at events & manage end-to-end delivery of press days/showcases.

  • Under the supervision of the Head of Marketing, write and distribute regular press releases, quotes and statements, to launch new products, events and initiatives.

  • To collate and manage the archiving & use of all press coverage achieved.

  • To report weekly on all press coverage, and monthly on AVE.

  • Responsible for seasonal photo shoots, styling, sourcing props, and storyboarding under the guidance of the Creative Director and Head of Marketing.

  • Ensure the press contacts database is up-to-date.

  • Manage Press stock and inventory integrity.

About You…

  • 1-3 Years of PR experience in the luxury fashion or jewellery industry.

  • A proven track record of gaining high quality press coverage

* Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Corporate Sales Executive
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

Corporate Sales Executive, London

Overview…

Our client, one of the UK's most iconic luxury accessories brands is looking for a dynamic Corporate Sales Executive to join their Corporate team to manage and develop their existing corporate client database. You will manage the full sales process from initial sales pitch through to customer aftercare following delivery whilst providing the highest possible customer service to achieve and surpass financial goals. This is a truly interesting role that will see you working cross functionally to crewate and implement a startegy to maximize sales. The role would suit candidates with experience in a similar role who are target driven, able to work to deadlines and use their own initiative.

About The Role…

  • Manage existing corporate client database and grow existing client sales

  • Introduce brand to new customers and develop relationships

  • Focus on re-engaging inactive accounts by identifying relevant business opportunities

  • Meet with key customers in order to build relationships and close significant sales

  • Conceive and implement strategies to maximize revenue with high spending clients

  • Liaise with marketing to share both Marketing and Sales opportunities

  • Maintain impeccable customer service standards

  • Understand client needs and exceed their expectations

  • Develop a strong working relationship with the Merchandising team

  • Share intelligence, best practice and sales strategies in order to optimize sales

  • Work according to team guidelines and processes

About You…

  • Highly motivated and target driven

  • Ability to work on own initiative

  • B2B sales background, especially sourcing new business

  • Knowledge of luxury Corporate Gifts market beneficial but not essential

  • Good understanding of the luxury market critical

  • Experience of working in a customer facing role

  • Ability and confidence to communicate at a senior level

  • Confidence to communicate and meet with clients at all levels

  • Impeccable personal presentation and good manners

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems

  • Numerate and confident calculating orders, discounts and margins

* Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Stylist
25000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
Italy

Stylist, Europe

Our client is a global industry leader of online luxury fashion and retail and known for its impeccable curation of some of the world's most desirable brands and products. In order to strengthen their position and offer even further in a growing market, they are looking to recruit a STYLIST to work across their Menswear offer based in their European studio. They are looking for candidates who are highly creative and have experience within fashion retail or e-commerce.

About the Role….

  • Style and shoot on-model shots that reflect our high quality standards

  • Follow house styling guidelines and maintain a working knowledge of brand specific exceptions

  • Attend workshops and team meetings to maintain quality of images and site

  • Achieve daily and weekly deadlines to prepare for upload

  • Responsible for own reshoots and co-ordinate as required

  • Communicate workflow statuses and concerns to Studio Lead

  • Continuous competitor check and competitor awareness in terms of styling, posing and product presentation

  • Ensure sample stock is not mishandled

  • Good balance of hitting targets and creative flair

About You…

  • Graduate degree in fashion, styling or equivalent relevant education

  • At least 2 years of experience in fashion styling within the field of ecommerce

  • Extraordinarily styling competence (in all categories) according to the clientele, designers and products of mytheresa.com

  • Experience in working with models

  • Awareness and expertise for e-commerce environment

  • A real sense of runway looks and what trends are happening each season

  • Able to work well and motivate as part of a team in a highly pressurized environment

  • Good time management

  • Excellent oral and written English knowledge


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Senior Stylist
35000
40000
annum
40000
Permanent
01/08/2019
Freedom Recruit
Italy

SENIOR STYLIST, Europe

Our client is a global industry leader of online luxury fashion and retail and known for its impeccable curation of some of the world's most desirable brands and products. In order to strengthen their position and offer even further in a growing market, they are looking to recruit a SENIOR STYLIST to work across their Menswear offer and based in their European studio. They are looking for candidates who are highly creative and have experience within fashion retail or e-commerce.

About the Role….

  • Styling approval (overseeing looks that the team has created)

  • Art direction while shooting (poses, styling)

  • Final approval of product shots

  • Set-up of our styling guideline in exchange with Studio Lead & Head of Production

  • Driving continuous improvement on new posing, style views, styling directions and coaching the stylists based on our guideline

  • Continuous competitor check and competitor awareness in terms of styling, posing and product presentation

  • Responsibility for checking uploaded images according to their appearance onsite (weekly monitoring on product and style images and coordination with photographers and studio if needed)

  • Ensure sample stock is not mishandled

  • Good balance of hitting targets and creative flair

  • Liaise and build relationships with the Buying team to ensure perfect brand representation

About You….

  • Graduate degree in fashion, styling or equivalent relevant education

  • At least 4 years of experience in fashion styling within the field of ecommerce

  • Extraordinarily styling competence (in all categories) according to the clientele, designers and products of mytheresa.com

  • Experience in working with models

  • Ability to work from initial briefs to finished results independently and reliable

  • Awareness and expertise for e-commerce environment

  • A real sense of runway looks and what trends are happening each season

  • Able to work well and motivate as part of a team in a highly pressurized environment

  • Very good coordinative and communicative skills

  • Good time management

  • Excellent oral and written English knowledge

  • Proven beginner skills in Excel and advanced skills in PowerPoint


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Studio Lead / Studio Manager
50000
60000
annum
60000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
Italy

Our client is a global industry leader of online luxury fashion and retail and known for it's impecable curation of some of the world's most desirable brands and products. To add to their growing Creative Team they are currently recruiting for a Studio Lead to be based in their European studio. Reporting to the Head of Production, the Studio lead will be overseeing internal and external resource in order to balance the quality and efficiency of the e-commerce product production.

About theRole.....

  • Manage test shoots, new launches and creative briefs, ensuring that everything is delivered in time and with the needed high quality

  • Promote, test, document and implement changes to current product imagery

  • Work closely with Styling, Photography and Post Production conducting best practice

  • Research and develop techniques and best practices for shooting new categories/projects, and disseminate those practices across the team

  • Provide leadership to the stylists, external photographers, retouchers and assistants ensuring they are inspired, engaged and motivated.

  • Review and plan resource requirements taking into consideration seasonal peaks and budgets

  • Manage all freelance bookings and maintain a close relationship with reliable stylists and photographers

  • Coordinate model castings for agency and in-house models

  • Ensuring overall upload deadlines are achieved at all times

  • Work cross-department to ensure a seamless production and daily picture upload


About You.....

- You are educated to degree level, ideally in Photography or Digital Arts

- You have knowledge on all areas of product photography, model, still life and video

- Experience in an e-commerce, fashion, studio or similar role

- You will have a professional portfolio that demonstrates an expert-level knowledge of digital product photography, including lighting, composition, color quality, and aesthetics across an array of client/brand environments

- You are an expert with the current industry-standard software tools

- A creative eye with excellent attention to details AND their costs

- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate creative ideas

- You are commercially focused

- You have an agile, approachable attitude with good problem-solving skills

- You have the ability to work with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

- You are self-driven and have a willingness to 'roll up your sleeves'

- You can budget and forecast costs on point


NegotiableVIEW JOB

CRM Executive
£
28000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

CRM Executive, London

Overview…

Our client, London's hottest jewellery brand is looking to recruit a CRM Executive to be based in their beautiful London HQ. You will be an established CRM Executive, with an analytical mind, a whizz at Excel and have solid experience of using e-mail / CRM sysyems within a dynamic E-commerce environment. Responsible for the retention of existing customers on the website, you will oversee the CRM budget and have day to day management of all email and CRM activity. This is an incredible opportunity to learn and grow within a fast paced constantly evolving business that has a genuinely fantastic culture.

About The Role…

  • Responsible for retention of existing customers on the website.

  • Pulling together the retention part of the Digital marketing report each month

  • Day to day management of all email and CRM activity.

  • Responsible for the CRM budget.

  • Ongoing testing strategy for email and ensuring Digital Co-ordinator is aware of this so can deliver the correct creative (in different formats if required).

  • All reporting on email marketing.

  • Responsible for the day to day management of new CRM system (currently onboarding this system)

  • Main liaison between the internal team and CRM system's Customer Success team.

  • Ensure that the business is making use of all of the services that the CRM system offers

  • Responsible for mapping and managing the customer journey

  • Responsible for educating the business on CRM KPI's

  • Working with Marketing to identify our VIP customers and processes for reward them.


About You…

  • Proficient/Expert in Excel

  • Highly Analytical

  • Experience in CRM within E-commerce environment

  • Experience using E-mail/CRM systems

  • 3+ years experience

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • Extremely organised

  • Problem solver

  • Results driven

  • Good with analytical software

* Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Production Coordinator - Brand
£
15
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-06-27
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

Garment Technologist - Supplier
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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

Creative Pattern Cutter
£
30000
35000
annum
35000
Contract
01/08/2019
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

My client are currently hiring for a Creative Pattern Cutter to cover the maternity leave for 12-14 months. I am looking for an experienced Creative Pattern Cutter, who has at least 5 years' experience working in Luxury Fashion with good tailoring knowledge.

* The interpretation of designs into wearable garments.
* Working within an agreed critical path on multiple patterns for each collection
* Attending fit sessions and ensuring accurate implementation of comments into patterns following fit sessions.
* Liaising with designers and sample machinists during the sampling process to achieve the best results.
* Creating final production patterns ensuring patterns and lay plans are made cost-effectively.
* Responsibility for the e-mailing of patterns and manufacturing specifications to factories & for maintaining accurate records of all information distributed.
* Please note that we have a garment tech, this role is pattern cutting and grading.

Candidates applying for this role should have:

  • A passion to create great garments.
  • A relevant qualification gained from a recognised institute.
  • Ability to develop first patterns from design illustrations.
  • Knowledge of any computer aided pattern software
  • Strong technical knowledge of structured garment construction and tailored garments.
  • Varied pattern cutting experience with woven fabrics.
  • Industry experience working with external production factories.
  • Commercial awareness with regards to cost effective manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAD systems (such as Gerber, Lectra etc.)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft programmes in particular Excel and Outlook.
  • Grading knowledge.
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure to set deadlines.
  • Familiarity of working with a garment technologist to ensure consistency in technical specifications packs for factories
  • A self-motivated person with good communication skills, happy to engage with the others and working as part of the design team including our in-house workroom.
  • Illustrator and Photoshop advantageous.

£30000 - £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Gerber Pattern Cutter - Supplier
£
35000
45000
annum
45000
Permanent
2019-06-27
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!


BENEFITSVIEW JOB

Production Coordinator
£
15
25
hour
25
Temporary
2019-06-27
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
2019-06-27
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

Office Manager
£
25000
30000
annum
30000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
London

Office Manager, London

Our client a luxury athleisure brand that combines fashion with traditional tailoring and active wear seaming is looking for an OFFICE MANAGER to organise and co-ordinate administration, day to day operations and be the Personal Assistant of the CEO. This is an important, exciting new position and one that is integral to the growth of the company. The role requires the ability to work both autonomously as well as becoming a core member of a small, but growing team.

About the role….

* Receptionist, with responsibilities including picking up calls, visitor meet and greet and signing for packages

* Process payments of invoices and salaries

* Liaise with the book-keeper / accountant and chase the team on missing invoices

* Personal assistant of the CEO: assist with day to day administrative task including managing the CEO's agenda, project management, booking travel, meeting rooms, running errands

* Process shipping requests for the team and deal with any issues arising with couriers

* Pack orders and gifts (until the stock is moved to a warehouse)

* Track samples going in and out of the office (for press, photoshoots, factories)

* Assist with including tracking of holiday / sick days and employee expenses are in line with company policy

* Assist with any project management tasks including setting up of pop-ups and showrooms, (in London or abroad)

* Order stationary, office supplies, refreshments / anything needed for events organized by the team and liaise with office management regarding any other office issues relating to them

* Provide front line service for IT and telephone systems

About You….

* At least 2 years prior experience as either administrative assistant, office manager or in a

production or project management role

* Service orientated attitude - willingness to work as an administrative assistant - not seeing this as a temporary role

* Strong organisational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment

* Proactive, highly energetic, positive attitude

* Willingness to travel to work on events (this will be relatively rare)

* Excellent time management skills, ability to multi-task and prioritise work

* Attention to detail and problem solving

* Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures

* Proficient in Excel


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Head of Operations
£
80000
120000
annum
120000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

Our client is pioneering the best global luxury shopping experience, inspiring their highly engaged community through exquisite content across social media. The HEAD OF OPERATIONS is a key strategic partner to the CEO & the Senior team and will have core accountability for physical operations as well as business operations. The role broadly encompasses responsibility for the smooth day to day running of; Logistics & Fulfillment, Sales Operations and Product Sourcing Operations. This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a business at the cutting edge of a revolution in shopping and the global leaders in their market, impacting directly on the way we shop and buy luxury fashion.

About the Role….

  • Manage London (HQ) and NY overseeing global logistics network.

  • Manage all operations around Logistics and Despatch.

  • Ensure processes are optimized and upgraded to efficient scale to support growth.

  • Manage and negotiate logistics and carrier contracts leading and improve design of company wide import/export processes.

  • Oversee smooth running of Temporary Imports and consignments.

  • Key stakeholder in the ongoing development of Inventory project and strategy

  • Stock management and capacity planning in line with monthly audit requirements.

  • Managing and developing a growing operations team across a number of locations

  • Design, implement and constantly optimize the end to end sales order processes in collaboration with Finance, Sales and Tech to ensure seamless execution.

  • Implementation of new processes and systems to support company growth.

  • Full responsibility for training and correct usage of the end to end process .

  • Providing innovative solutions to operational challenges.

  • Leading and delegating where necessary on operations projects.

  • Manage all buying and sourcing activities ensuring tight governance and control.

  • Collaborate with Brands to proactively increase sourcing power.

About You….

  • 5 years + experience in managing an Operations and/ or Logistics team is a MUST for this role - strong preference for both skill sets. Candidates without this experience will NOT be considered.

  • Experience in a high growth B2C or omni channel business, especially in Luxury goods - highly advantageous.

  • Proven management experience with import/export background, ideally for luxury fashion or fashion related industry.

  • Proven track record of team management within a fast-moving and process-driven environment.

  • E2E process management experience is a must

  • Defining and implementing processes to meet customer demand

  • Understanding of Temporary Import, ATR, CITES, COO, MIB and ATA Carnet is preferred

  • Experience using NetSuite - highly desirable.

  • Highly data driven and analytical approach to management.

  • Great communicator with experience in mentoring employees to improve performance.

  • Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple functions.

  • Bachelor's degree (or Master's) from an accredited university in Supply Chain and Logistics, import/export management, or similar preferred.


NegotiableVIEW JOB

Lead Designer for a ladieswear top end brand in Dubai
£
45000
60000
annum
60000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
Dubai

About the Company...

The brand has been newly launched and specialised in upmarket woven and total look collections. Their style is minimalist with attention to details (e.g. embroideries, fabrics, prints etc.)

About the Lead Designer Role...

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A BA or MA degree in either Central Saint Martins or Royal College of Fashion, London (this is an absolutely essential requirement)
  • At least 2 or 3 years experience for top end /luxury brand
  • Excellent knowledge of expensive, good quality fabrics
  • Good knowledge of embroideries and prints
  • Willingness to relocate to Dubai
  • Good level of English

About You…

  • Will have studied at either Central Saint Martins or Royal College of Fashion, London (this is an absolutely essential requirement, please do not apply if you have not)

  • Will have worked for a well known luxury brand

  • Passionate about creativity

  • Willing to relocate to Dubai

Freedom Favourites…

Generous salary package offered

If this Designer role interests you, and you have all of the above, please apply by submitting your cv and portfolio.


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Men's knitwear and Jersey Senior Designer in China
£
60000
70000
annum
70000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
China

About the Company...

The brand is a European brand which has found its greatest success in China. It is highly dynamic as it produces several collections per year

About the Men's Senior Knitwear and Jersey Designer Role...

This role has many responsibility and could lead soon to a team leader position

The ideal candidate will have:

BA or Master degree in a related field (compulsory)

At least 5 years experience in Men's knitwear and Jersey for Premium high street brands

Excellent knowledge of trends

Possible management skills would be desirable

Specialised knowledge of knitwear and Jersey

Fluency with Illustrator and photoshop

Good level of English

Autonomy and good initiative needed

Some knowledge of Chinese market is an advantage but not strictly necessary

About You…

Will have worked for a well known brand or a reputable supplier

Passionate about Knitwear and Jersey

Freedom Favourites…

Generous salary and housing allowance are offered

If this Men's Senior Knitwear and Jersey Designer role interests you, please apply by submitting your cv and portfolio.


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Lead Designer for a ladieswear top end brand in Dubai
£
45000
50000
annum
50000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
Dubai

About the Company...

The brand has been newly launched and specialised in upmarket woven and total look collection. Their style is minimalist with attention to details (eg embroideries, fabrics, prints etc.)

About the Lead Designer Role...

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A BA or MA degree in either Central Saint Martins or Royal College of Fashion, London (this is an absolutely essential requirement)

  • At least 2 or 3 years experience for top end /luxury brands

  • Excellent knowledge of expensive, good quality fabrics

  • Good knowledge of embroideries and prints

  • Willingness to relocate to Dubai

  • Good level of English

About You…

  • Will have studied at either Central Saint Martins or Royal College of Fashion, London (this is an absolutely essential requirement, please do not apply if you have not)

  • Will have worked for a well known luxury brand

  • Passionate about creativity

  • Willing to relocate to Dubai

Freedom Favourites…

Generous salary package offered

If this Designer role interests you, and you have all of the above, please apply by submitting your cv and portfolio.


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Graphic / Print Designer for high street woman's brand, China
£
40000
45000
annum
45000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
China

About the Company...

The brand is a European brand which has found its greatest success in China. It is highly dynamic as it produces several collections per year

About the Graphic and Print Designer Role...

The role is for both placements on T shirt and all over designs

The ideal candidate will have:

At least 3 years experience in Graphic and Print Designer Role for a high street brands

Excellent knowledge of trends

Specialised knowledge of graphic and print design techniques

Fluency with Illustrator and Photoshop

Good level of English

Autonomy and good initiative needed

Some knowledge of Chinese market is an advantage but not strictly necessary

About You…

Will have worked for a well known brand or a reputable supplier

Passionate about Print designing

Freedom Favourites

Generous salary and housing allowance are offered

If this Senior Graphic and Print Designer role interests you, please apply by submitting your cv and portfolio.


£40000 - £45000 per annum + housing, bonus scheme and benefitsVIEW JOB

Handbag and Wallet Designer in Thailand
£
35000
45000
annum
45000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
Thailand

About the Company...

The brand is a Premium high street brand. It is highly dynamic as it produces several collections per year

About the Ladies Handbags and Wallet designer Role...

The ideal candidate will have:

*At least one luxury handbags design experience

*At least 3 years experience in handbag and wallets design

*Excellent knowledge of trends (Please note we are looking for extremely trendy designers only)

*Have the ability of designing bestseller monogram bags and wallet

*Willingness to relocate to Thailand

*Fluency with Illustrator and photoshop

*Good level of English

About You…

Will have worked for a well known brand possibly in luxury or mid market

Passionate about bags and accessories

Freedom Favourites…

Generous salary according to local cost of life offered

If this role interests you, please apply by submitting your CV and portfolio.


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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

Boyswear Designer
£
28000
35000
annum
35000
Permanent
01/07/2019
Freedom Recruit
London

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

A great opportunity for join a team of a Boyswear 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 Boyswear Designer join the team in there central London office.

About the Boyswear Design role...

  • Working with specific retailers to develop Boyswear to be manufactured by the client's own factories

  • 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 boys fashion product as well as boys licence/cartoon products.

  • Must have 2-4 years' experience within boyswear

  • 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 DJM58242


£28000 - £35000 per annumVIEW JOB

Digital Merchandiser
£
40000
43000
annum
43000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
Germany

Digital Merchandiser, Germany

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Digital Merchandiser to join their successful team. Based in their HQ in Germany you will join a dynamic international team, hailing from all corners of the globe passion; united in their passion for innovation. You will be responsible for the management and optimization of category performance to ensure the best possible customer experience.

About the Role….

  • Reporting on key performance indicators and communicating results

  • Contribution to the weekly editorial meetings and development of strategic activity

  • Close collaboration with CRM / EMM / CX on the planning and curation of weekly emails

  • Selection of products for emails in line with the brand strategy and positioning

  • Production management throughout the seasonal and promotional schedules

  • Visual Merchandising in reaction to trade and trends, maintaining strong brand aesthetic

  • Arrangement of products in the shop based on visual and promotional criteria

  • Category management (permanent as well as editorial categories)

  • Management of onsite categorization / navigation to ensure the best possible customer journey / usability and onsite experience for the customer

  • Regular contact with SEO to optimize landing pages according to search behaviour

  • Work closely with Buying team to co-ordinate designer launches and identify key buys,

  • Management of end of season promotion projection, organization and implementation

  • Work under tight deadlines whilst being able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

About You….

  • Academic degree in business or fashion

  • Significant professional experience gained in a digital merchandising environment.

  • Strong interest in fashion and good knowledge of Designers

  • Good sense of fashion trends and great feeling for styles

  • Proactive, strong organizational skills, and adherence to deadlines

  • Profound analytical skills and confidence with figures

  • Experienced exposure to MS-Office

  • Good oral and written English


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Menswear Design Manager
£
75000
100000
annum
100000
Permanent
01/07/2019
Freedom Recruit
Hong Kong

SENIOR MENS DENIM DESIGN MANAGER - SUPPLIER - HONGKONG

Fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for a well-known supplier who has offices in Hongkong. They are seeking for a Senior Designer / Manager to be based out of Hong Kong offices. Hong Kong offices house our their main Design Team with a group of Fashion Designers, Fabric Specialists, Print, Textile & Graphic artists and Trend Forecasters, that provide product inspiration and market intelligence to our clients.

About the company...

Our client is an established supplier who manufacture on-trend denim to popular fashion retail brands. A supplier of Ladies Bottoms to all major US retailers. We are based out of New York, Hong Kong and China and supply Junior, Missy and Men's bottoms in Casual, Career, Active and Denim.

About the Mens Denim Design role...

The ideal candidate must be an established designer who is confident working in a fast-paced environment. You must be comfortable working from concept through to final product and then liaise with the buyers as you will be responsible for the account specifically. The current opening is for the Junior Denims area and the requirement would be for someone that has 7+ years' experience in Junior and Denim apparel and has managed a team to put together a line and handled independently Fabric development, Wash development and CAD for Print and Embellishment. The person should have good experience in Market Research and be able to coordinate with the Design Teams of the major retailers we supply to.

Main responsibilities...

- Bachelors degree holder in Fashion Design or Product Development, with a minimum 7 years relevant experience in Design & PD for Junior & Denim Apparel.

- Exposure and experience working with the US markets.

- Confident in managing and maintaining customer relationships and managing projects

- Strong organization and communication skills - ability to collaborate with multiple departments to achieve company objectives

- Excellent market knowledge and trend awareness with an elevated taste level with the ability to translate this to commercial products appropriate for specific customers.

- Firm understanding of fabrication and trims

- General to advanced understanding of garment structure and specs

- Proficient in Adobe AI, Photoshop and MS office applications

- Proficient in computer sketching, creating tech packs and sample development tracking

- Excellent written and spoken English

If you are interested, please forward all CV's and examples of work


£75000 - £100000 per annumVIEW JOB

Ladies Denim Design Manager
£
80000
150000
annum
150000
Permanent
01/07/2019
Freedom Recruit
Hong Kong

LADIES DENIM DESIGN MANAGER - SUPPLIER - HONGKONG

Fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for a well-known supplier who has offices in Hongkong. They are seeking for a Senior Designer / Manager to be based out of Hong Kong offices. Hong Kong offices house our there main Design Team with a group of Fashion Designers, Fabric Specialists, Print, Textile & Graphic artists and Trend Forecasters, that provide product inspiration and market intelligence to our clients.

About the company...

Our client is an established supplier who manufacture on-trend denim to popular fashion retail brands. A supplier of Ladies Bottoms to all major US retailers. We are based out of New York, Hong Kong and China and supply Junior, Missy and Men's bottoms in Casual, Career, Active and Denim.

About the Senior Womenswear Denim Design role...

The ideal candidate must be an established designer who is confident working in a fast-paced environment. You must be comfortable working from concept through to final product and then liaise with the buyers as you will be responsible for the account specifically. The current opening is for the Junior Denims area and the requirement would be for someone that has 7+ years' experience in Junior and Denim apparel and has managed a team to put together a line and handled independently Fabric development, Wash development and CAD for Print and Embellishment. The person should have good experience in Market Research and be able to coordinate with the Design Teams of the major retailers we supply to.

Main responsibilities...

- Bachelors degree holder in Fashion Design or Product Development, with a minimum 7 years relevant experience in Design & PD for Junior & Denim Apparel.

- Exposure and experience working with the US markets.

- Confident in managing and maintaining customer relationships and managing projects

- Strong organization and communication skills - ability to collaborate with multiple departments to achieve company objectives

- Excellent market knowledge and trend awareness with an elevated taste level with the ability to translate this to commercial products appropriate for specific customers.

- Firm understanding of fabrication and trims

- General to advanced understanding of garment structure and specs

- Proficient in Adobe AI, Photoshop and MS office applications

- Proficient in computer sketching, creating tech packs and sample development tracking

- Excellent written and spoken English

If you are interested please forward all CV's and examples of work


£80000 - £150000 per annumVIEW JOB

Lingerie Designer / Account Manager
£
28000
40000
annum
40000
Permanent
01/07/2019
Freedom Recruit
London

Lingerie Designer / Account Manager - Supplier - London - Salary up to £40k

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

The Role:

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

  • Compilation of sourcing/tech packs for factories

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

  • Oversee sample management to approval

  • Work closely with the technical team across all stages of the production process

The Ideal Candidate:

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

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

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

  • Ability to create innovative designs as well as create fit blocks for factories

What you will get in return:

  • Salary of £28k-35k, dependent on experience

  • Great working culture and office located in South West London

  • Progressive opportunity

If you are intersted in this opportunity please forward your cv and examples of work


£28000 - £40000 per annumVIEW JOB

Junior Garment Technologist - Knit, Woven & Jersey
£
23000
27000
annum
27000
Permanent
2019-06-27
Freedom Recruit
City of London, London

My supplier client is currently looking for a Junior Garment Technologist who is able to work on multi product working on jersey,woven and knit.

The role ;

- Measuring garments, preparing fit logs, arranging and assisting with fit sessions

- Construct size specs, establish grade rules

- Attend fit meetings and construct detailed fit comments for their factories

- Sample assesments

- Maintaining critical path

- Arranging deliveries

- Requesting and approving test reports

The Candidate ;

- Knowledge of basic pattern cutting

- Knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing methods

- Computer literate - including excel, word , outlook


£23000 - £27000 per annum + BENEFITSVIEW JOB

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