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Senior Manager Showrooms - Maternity Cover

London, United Kingdom
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15 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


Burberry Showroom is the window to our brand for all commercial partners, acting as the launchpad of our collections and creative initiatives. Operating in alignment with the overall business strategy, the Showrooms function acts as both a commercial and creative spaces, ensuring the luxurious Burberry image is projected at all times.

We are recruiting for a talented individual to deliver all commercial moments across our Paris and London showrooms. Supporting the Commercial Director and business partners in the execution of the retail and wholesale buys seasonally, delivering a top class luxury experience at all times.

The ability to be work within the fast pace environment where activity happens quickly and continuously, is a must. This position requires travel to Paris approximately six times a year.


  • Working under the Commercial function and reporting into the Director - Commercial, management of the global showrooms in London and Paris to deliver an operationally excellent, and elevated client experience at all times
  • Working with the VP of product strategy to define all cross functional requirements to deliver market. Responsible for the production and delivery of market schedules and calendars for regional and central teams
  • Key stakeholder in coordinating crucial discussions and working groups each season to deliver market, including; organisation of seasonal product presentations, operational planning of all travelling attendees to showroom, scheduling visual merchandising, taking regional wholesale leads through the day by day calendar.
  • Review of key activities and where we add commercial value outside of Market. Supporting product teams operationally with campaigns and styling initiatives
  • Management of the Samples team, ensuring the successful delivery of all the collections into Paris each season in compliance with Brexit and AEO standards.
  • Driving cross-functional meetings with shipping, trade compliance and product teams to deliver to critical path, defining and improving ways of working.
  • Lead monthly budget meetings with the finance team, working with the showroom managers across London and Paris to support monthly tracking and delivering within budget
  • Management of a team of approximately 25 FTE's across Showrooms and Samples, working closely with each team member, giving regular feedback and support through mentoring and coaching
  • Strong stakeholder relationships with all PA's and EA's across product, creative and commercial teams
  • Ensure all Health & Safety measures in the showroom in accordance to our working guidelines
  • Drive and maintain relationships with all in house partners, identifying areas of growth in business and strategy
  • Supporting Commercial Director in building and presenting to the ExCo, as required


  • Understanding of the luxury market within businesses operating a wholesale/retail hybrid model
  • Good understanding of the planning and merchandising critical path, including market calendars
  • Experience in project/programme management, or in an operational capacity working to deadlines and targets
  • Leading and developing large teams
  • Senior stakeholder management and presenting to Executive level
  • Management of large budgets and tracking and reporting against targets
  • Experience of working under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Fluent written and spoken English essential
  • French speaking preferable
  • PC and MS Office literate


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SHOWROOM & CAD || NO DEPARTMENT - FIS9014 || n/a ||


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.


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