Senior Brand Partnerships Manager

Recruiter
Bombinate
Location
London (Shoreditch)
Salary
Competitive Salary - Share Options - Benefits
Posted
05 Aug 2020
Closes
08 Oct 2020
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Bombinate is changing the way we access quality by championing brands with a commitment to sustainability, local supply chains and craftsmanship.

We're backed by the some of the top angel investors in the world (Founders & executives at Made, Richemont, Maison Du Monde, Revolut, The Hut Group, Mother, Saturday Group), we're led by an experienced team (Farfetch, Asos, Made, Fy!, New Look).

This role:

In this role you will be championing Bombinate's unique proposition to a new generation of ambitious brand founders. You'll lead the sourcing, planning & onboarding of our partner brands while building and maintaining outstanding client relationships through effective communications, reporting and problem-solving.

This is an ideal role for someone who wants to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, and data-driven environment and have the opportunity to gain exposure to partnering with a variety of functions, including business operations, product, growth, and analytics. This is an opportunity to join a team where you’re set up for success and play an integral role in shaping the future of Quality Lifestyle.

 

What you'll do:

Strategy

  • Internally: You will manage the supply strategy of a key player in one of the most exciting & growing markets
  • Externally: You will be a trusted strategic partner for our brands across their whole digital distribution.
  • You will support the leadership team in establishing key processes and ways of working with internal stakeholders
  • Support on critical projects like building a 3-year strategic supply plan - categories, channels, partners, assortment, etc.
  • You will innovate and identify projects for the team
  • Champion the critical bridge between art and science in the Brands team

Management

  • Build and maintain outstanding client relationships through effective communications, reporting and problem-solving
  • You will combine those relationships with powerful insights to grow stock, be proactive in identifying opportunities to drive results
  • Ensure excellent service & follow up is given to partners, working closely with operations and other teams, to drive all service KPIs and ensure business needs are met.
  • Proactively seek, maintain and update knowledge on each Partner's status, seasonal & future plans to assess full online potential and further growth opportunities;
  • Manage a complicated, cross-functional category across internal stakeholders (covering technology, operations, commercial and marketing workstreams)
  • Conduct regular business reviews internally and with Partners
  • Regularly review processes and documentation pipeline at scale.
  • Champion Bombinate's unique positioning towards our brand partners
  • Merchandising planning within Menswear & Casa
  • Negotiate and plan markdowns with partner brands and ensure adherence to promotional activities;
  • Make it your mission to create an exceptional experience for our brands during on-boarding.
  • Onboard new partners commercially and supervise the operational setup and implementation , ensuring partners are online with right stock quality/quantity in a short time frame;
  • Serve as the go-to resource for on-boarding standards, needs and issues internally.

Who you are?

What experience, skills and traits do I need?

  • Passion for Bombinate’s mission
  • You are a strategic thinker with an emphasis on operational excellence
  • Able to easily build relationships with the different players of the business
  • You have the ability to influence senior characters internally and externally - Strong stakeholder management
  • Skilled in sales/negotiation techniques and strong analytical ability
  • Well organized and proactive, with the ability to handle multiple tasks at a fast pace
  • Excellent in prioritization and timing
  • Skilled in Excel (pivots) and use of data tools to obtain and/or assess analytical information
  • A great communicator and able to articulate ideas verbally and written
  • Positive attitude - team player and resilient in the face of challenges, ambiguity, change
  • You’re an ideas person with the energy and determination to make those ideas real.
  • You have a bias for output over input, for doing over talking.
  • You're positive, tenacious, energetic and love to 'get things done'.
  • While you have an eye for the big picture, you believe that your job is a craft, and so the details are something you like to obsess over.
  • You are resourceful and not afraid to roll up your sleeves
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You desire a high level of responsibility at a small company
  • Curious about the problem and hungry to learn about marketplace dynamics and supply/demand environments
  • Process and systems-oriented with excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • You can think across multiple dimensions of a business (sales, product, marketing etc.) and work cross-functionally to deliver results
  • Be empathetic and have the ability to take initiative on doing the right thing for the Bombinate's partners
  • You want to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change
  • Additional languages are a big advantage
  • Passion for Bombinate’s mission
  • You are a strategic thinker with an emphasis on operational excellence
  • Able to easily build relationships with the different players of the business
  • You have the ability to influence senior characters internally and externally - Strong stakeholder management
  • Skilled in sales/negotiation techniques and strong analytical ability
  • Well organized and proactive, with the ability to handle multiple tasks at a fast pace
  • Excellent in prioritization and timing
  • Skilled in Excel (pivots) and use of data tools to obtain and/or assess analytical information
  • A great communicator and able to articulate ideas verbally and written
  • Positive attitude - team player and resilient in the face of challenges, ambiguity, change
  • You’re an ideas person with the energy and determination to make those ideas real.
  • You have a bias for output over input, for doing over talking.
  • You're positive, tenacious, energetic and love to 'get things done'.
  • While you have an eye for the big picture, you believe that your job is a craft, and so the details are something you like to obsess over.
  • You are resourceful and not afraid to roll up your sleeves
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You desire a high level of responsibility at a small company
  • Curious about the problem and hungry to learn about marketplace dynamics and supply/demand environments
  • Process and systems-oriented with excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • You can think across multiple dimensions of a business (sales, product, marketing etc.) and work cross-functionally to deliver results
  • Be empathetic and have the ability to take initiative on doing the right thing for the Bombinate's partners
  • You want to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change

 

Benefits
 

  • An opportunity to champion craftsmanship & great design. And to shape the way we connect craftsmanship brands to those who care about quality.

  • Highly competitive salary.

    We deeply value the talent and impact our team brings to the table, and believe that fair and equitable total compensation packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here.

  • Generous Bombinate credit allowance to help you bring your wardrobe to life.

  • Regular team socials.

  • Weekly breakfast meetings.

  • Drinks on a Friday afternoon to celebrate the week.

  • Coaching/mentoring to help you with your development.

    Our company’s growing quickly, and we’ll give you the opportunity to do the same. You’ll have access to a number of professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company’s evolving needs and grow your career along the way.

  • Is this role only full-time? Can I work remotely?

    This role is full-time and based on-site in London. Because we're such a small, tight-knit team right now, working all in one place helps us go faster and solve complex problems together. Nonetheless, we are open to exceptional remote candidates.

 

How to Apply

Sound like a good fit for you? Please email us at careers@bombinate.com and:

  • Include "Brand Partnership Manager | BOF" in your subject line (it'll help us to sort through the emails).
  • Send us 5 to 150 words explaining why we'll be glad to have you on board one year from now.
  • Send along links that best showcase the relevant things you've built and done, e.g. your portfolio, LinkedIn, instagram.

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