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Wholesale Fashion Coordinator

Employer
Fred Perry
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
competitive
Closing date
21 Dec 2022

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Job Details

Triple Wimbledon champion Fred Perry founded his brand in 1952. He was the son of a cotton spinner, who played and fought his way through, always with style – and despite the establishment. Today, Fred Perry is a global community of over 370 employees, all inspired by the Laurel Wreath and what it represents

PURPOSE:

We are recruiting for a Wholesale Business Development Coordinator to join our Business Development Team.

Reporting directly into the Business Development Manager for online -working closely with our pure player clients including End Clothing, ASOS, Next & COGGLES

This is a great opportunity for someone who is digitally curious and has an excellent understanding of ecommerce platforms. You should be a self-starter, who is willing to learn and take direction. This is a chance for someone to thrive within a incredibly dynamic and successful team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the supervision of the Business Development Manager - online ensure all customers have received digital assets and have been implemented to the BDM and Brand Managers satisfaction
  • Continuous audit of all consumer touchpoints of the brand with each customer and ensure BDM’s are fully updated as to the quality of these – web, banners, social, visual merchandising
  • Act as liaison between the internal teams (customer service, planning, product, marketing) and the customers.
  • Daily contact with Customer Services to track delivery schedules, ensuring detail is accurate, etc are in sync with both customer and brand expectations
  • Attend any business development appointments as requested to build knowledge, grow customer relationships, plan strategies, and assist with product selection characteristics
  • Daily communication with the customer’s Buying and Merchandising teams to ensure operations run smoothly
  • Order/track photo samples for each customer within the required timeframe prior to quarterly launch dates.
  • Ensure “exclusive” collections are delivered to customer prior to the set marketing launch dates.
  • Organise appointments and manage our calendar.

THE PERSON:

  • Excellent product and Brand knowledge and market awareness
  • Digitally curious – active online, understanding the reach of each account and relevant influential activity
  • Strong knowledge of E commerce, digital marketing, Instagram, and other social channels.
  • Able to demonstrate lateral thinking, working cross functionally within the business to achieve your goals
  • Analyse sell through patterns, challenge and advise teams to ensure appropriate action is taken
  • Strong analytical skills, good with numbers and understanding reports.
  • Must be a self starter who can work independently or as a team in or out the office, can follow directives from the BDM respecting all boundaries.
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Regular UK travel as necessary
  • Microsoft office excellence / excel/ powerpoint /power Bi

HOURS:

We actively encourage our teams to have a good work/life balance and so we are pleased to offer flexible working shifts at Fred Perry HQ. Our core shift hours are from 10am – 4.30pm and so employees can choose to start and finish early, or start and finish late. (i.e. work 8:00am-4:30pm, or 10:00am-6:30pm etc). We also have 30-minute early finish on Fridays.

As we continue to work in a more flexible way, the Head Office acts a brand hub, where we can all connect and collaborate with one another. This role is a mix of office based (London) and remote working. We will expect the employee to come into the office regularly for face-to-face meetings and to work alongside their team on collaborative projects.

BENEFITS:

We are proud to offer a wide range of benefits to all our staff, and continue to reassess what our community needs from us to thrive. We don’t want to be a good company to work for, we want to be a great one. Here are some things we currently offer:

  • Annual performance-related bonus
  • Competitive salary, reviewed every year
  • Generous staff discount and regular sample sales
  • Generous pension scheme with 8.5% company contribution
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days holiday annually
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual Birthday vouchers
  • Regular opportunities to attend gigs / events

We actively welcome applications from people of all different backgrounds. Your CV will be submitted to hiring managers with all personal details hidden to ensure anonymity.

Company

In 1952, Fred Perry founded his brand, designing his first pique tennis shirt the same year. That shirt would transcend sportswear to streetwear on the backs of generation after generation of British youth subcultures. The shirt is the start and end of everything we do, because it’s more than a shirt – it’s a rite of passage, it’s the uniform of the non-uniform. A true icon.

Fred Perry has never adjusted its course for anyone. Never tied itself to the latest subculture. This philosophy has led to long term collaborations with like-minded partners, from Comme des Garçons to Amy Winehouse and from Raf Simons to Charlie Casely-Hayford.

Our head office is in the heart of London. It’s where everything happens from Design, Product Development, Customer Service and Operations. We have over 200 shops around the world, from Glasgow to Brighton, Paris, New York, Shanghai and Tokyo to name a few. We are proud to have a community of customers from all over the world, adopting the Fred Perry Shirt in their own unique way.

Find Us
Telephone
07825 344700
Location
Fred Perry Ltd
37 Mount Pleasant
London
London
WC1X 0AA
United Kingdom
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