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Sales Assistant – Full Time, Covent Garden

We are currently recruiting for a full time Sales Assistant at our Covent Garden store.

Duties will include:

  • Providing excellent levels of customer care
  • Maximising every selling opportunity to achieve store and individual sales targets
  • Processing all retail sales, managing cash and credit card transactions
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy store
  • Managing stock levels on the sales floor and stockroom
  • Answering telephone enquiries
  • Recommending products in order to maximise selling opportunities
  • Attending and participating in shop meetings and training events

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have previous sales experience, ideally within the luxury retail industry

 

You will also:

  • Have a presentable and professional appearance in order to represent the brand as an ambassador
  • Be a great team player who thrives in a fast paced, diverse environment
  • Have a confident, calm and enthusiastic demeanour
  • Possess exceptional communication skills
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Have a passion for creativity with a flair for sales

 

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

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to jobs@orlakiely.com



Junior Wholesale Co-Ordinator

We are now looking for a full time, permanent Junior Wholesale Co-Ordinator to join our Wholesale team in London, reporting to the Senior Wholesale Co-Ordinator.

Duties will include:

  • Liaising with the US team to ensure regular contact with customers
  • Managing sales orders on Protex database, cross-checking information for accuracy
  • Generating open order reports, to forecast a financial income for the upcoming season
  • Producing weekly delivery summary for department and feedback to Production, Finance & Wholesale teams
  • Chasing deliveries and handling returns
  • Dealing with stock queries and discrepancies; negotiating any late delivery discounts and cancellations
  • Preparation of Free to Sell
  • Developing licensing orders for stores, eCommerce, customers and promotional accounts
  • Ensuring that licensing reports (Free to Sell) are received from licensees, internally reporting new sales/discounts and any other licensing updates on a weekly basis
  • Assist in the maintenance and accuracy of Protex database
  • Assist with annual stock takes
  • Assist with stock transfers between different warehouses

 

To be considered for this role you will:

  • Preferably have previous third party wholesale experience
  • Be highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Be a team player
  • Have intermediate Excel skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Be self-motivated and proactive

 

To apply, please forward your CV to jobs@orlakiely.com

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



Assistant Accessories Designer – Full Time

About the job:

We have a great opportunity for an Assistant Accessories Designer to join our Design team who are based at our head office in London.
You will assist the Senior Accessories Designer across leather bags, laminated bags and various accessories based projects. This will include developing new hardware for bags, sourcing components and new leathers, designing, instructing and liaising with factories and seeing these designs through to production.
We work on 4 seasons a year and work closely with the print team to develop new prints for the laminate bags, so if you have an interest in print that is a bonus.
We are still a fairly small team and we all chip in to help with various other projects, including lookbook shoots, LFW shows, etc. so you must also be willing to participate in these too.

About you:

We are looking for someone enthusiastic who loves bags and design, and can bring new creative ideas to our collections.
You will use your own initiative, will be creative, practical, extremely thorough and organized, with excellent attention to detail; someone who loves the technical challenge and construction problem solving to back up their creative ideas.
This position would suit a recent graduate with a degree or equivalent in fashion, accessories design or 1-2 years of industry experience in this field.
Experience in Illustrator is a must.
Due to the high volume of CVs we receive, please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply, please forward your CV to jobs@orlakiely.com
 



Production Co-Ordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Co-Ordinator to join our head office in London.

This role is responsible for co-ordinating the Ready to Wear collection from design development, fabric Mill orders, buy placement and on time delivery of the production, along with working closely with the Design team. In addition, you will place fabric orders with Mills and production orders with suppliers, with help from the Production Assistant.

Duties will include:

  • Coordinating the life cycle of the product of wovens, knitwear and RTW accessories to achieve deadlines
  • Negotiate MOQs, bulk prices and surcharges and co-ordinate on time delivery
  • Creating the Seasonal cost sheet to ensure all product achieves company margin
  • Daily liaise with suppliers in Far East and Portugal, to problem solve and ensure all information is complete
  • Place production orders with suppliers and raise source orders for production order quantities, fabrics, components and trims
  • Work closely alongside Production Assistant to manage the team workload to get the job done
  • Season Set up assistance to ensure new style codes, colours and prices for Production are created on Protex database
  • PO assistance on Protex for RTW Sampling and Production and check seasonal Selling Line Lists
  • Potential to travel on Quality Control trips to Far East and Europe to QC Production with assistance of Technical Manager

 

Production & Administration

  • Costing assistance on Protex for products, raw materials, and BOM generation
  • Managing assistance of sampling and Production invoices
  • Customer Service & Product Repairs - assistance with Technical Manager
  • Stocktake assistance - carry out seasonal RM stock takes on Protex

 

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Previous Production Co-ordinator or Wholesale Merchandising experience within a similar role/backgroundThe ability to work with confidence on own initiative and be a decision maker
  • Ability to embrace Protex database to enter seasonal data and run key seasonal reports
  • Strong Excel skills (Intermediate and above)
  • Ability to generate and complete data and costs on Protex
  • Experience in the ‘lifecycle of a product’ from Design concept through to delivery
  • Strong ability to work under pressure
  • You will be a dynamic and highly motivated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be proactive and willing to embrace the challenges and changes of the business as the position evolves. Thinking outside the box is essential along with previous experience of working within a fast paced environment.

 

To apply please forward your CV to jobs@orlakiely.com