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Garment Tech Intern

Job Purpose:

Work alongside the Technical, Design, PD and Suppliers to develop products through all stages of sample development to production driving high standard of fit, construction, quality, fabric and performance integrity.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:     

  • Assist technical team in monitoring the work of the department to seal the collection.    
  • Assisting fit preparation/attending fits and preparing work books.
  • Ensuring all documents are maintained and stored correctly.
  • Organise fit model and the fit log.
  • Chase fit and sealing samples.   
  • Maintain and update the block library file accurately.
  • Updating Critical Path.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Liaising with suppliers on fit, quality and fabric testing.
  • Update tech packs with appropriate comments / spec.
  • Assisting techs to approve lab test reports and care labels.
  • Make sure all fabrics have test reports performing accordingly and have been approved by one of the technical team before production commences.
  • Work with Intertek / supplier to ensure compliance to AQL process and quick resolution of any issues.
  • Able to react quickly and solve potential problems.
  • Attend weekly catch ups and updates with Head of Technical and PD team.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the supplier manual.
  • Technical ad-hoc duties.
  • Update Intertek tracker.

To apply, email jobs@hush-uk.com with an up-to-date CV & covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Area Manager Job Description – John Lewis

We are looking for an Area Manager who will be responsible for supporting the Head of Retail and Visual Manager with the management of our John Lewis concessions across London and the UK. You will  be responsible for ensuring concessions are commercial and functional with regards to stock, staff and service as well as supporting all operational functions.

Your responsibilities will include:

Sales and Service:

  • Ensure that all concessions within your area of responsibility achieve agreed KPI’s on sales, service, stock loss and profit.
  • Analyse shop performance and trends with Sales Consultants to take timely and appropriate action to drive sales and profitability.
  • Be able to demonstrate positive service and have a hands on approach.
  • Be aware and report competitor activity and encourage Sales Consultants to understand their demographic to generate sales and business opportunities within their area.

Standards and Operations

  • Work together with the Visual Manager to ensure branch standards are being met and delivered.
  • To monitor stocks levels, delivery and transfer schedules to ensure processes are being completed promptly.
  • Communicate operational, stock and marketing updates to branches and VM.

People Management

  • Ensures sales teams are trained to consistent standard.
  • Observe, coach, and advise Sales and Senior Sales Consultants in reacting to business performance.
  • React quickly to performance issues, praising positive behaviour and challenging poor performance issues.
  • Manage rotas, recruitment, payroll and staffing requirements.
  • Ensures the appearance of staff reflects current stock and brand guidelines.
  • To continuously communicate and exchange information between stores and head office as well as build relationships with John Lewis branch teams.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Head of Retail.

To join us, you must have:

  • Proven experience of managing a team remotely with strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Exceptional planning and organising skills.
  • Proven successful track record in delivering service, sales and profit expectations in an area manager role within a busy retail concession environment.
  • A genuine passion for driving customer experience through engagement with your branch teams.
  • Experience in project managing new shop openings and driving company expansion.
  • A passionate approach to recruit, train, develop and retain the best people for your teams.
  • Flexibility and availability to travel are a must (ownership and use of a vehicle is preferred).
  • Flexible to work the hours in line with stores needs.
  • Strong fashion sense and styling abilities.

In return, we will offer you a competitive salary, generous staff discounts of 55%, a clothing allowance, sample sales as well as the opportunity to develop a career in a fast-paced but fun environment!

Please send a full CV and cover letter to retailjobs@hush-uk.com

Store Manager – Westfield (White City), Ilkley, Cheshire Oaks

We are looking for a highly creative, enthusiastic and experienced store managers, with a background in fashion retail to manage our pop-in store. The Store Manager is accountable for providing an exciting customer experience that delights and engages new and existing customers, drives the branch forward to achieve success, whilst supporting the store operations with regards to people management, stock management and visual merchandising.

 Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Drive sales through exceptional customer service, product knowledge and style recommendations.
  • Ensure image and retail standards of both the store and the team are professional, reflective of the brand image, and adhered to always.
  • Ensuring that sales staff are meeting and exceeding their KPI’s.
  • Understand key brand knowledge to be able to inform customers and the team of alternative styles or updates.
  • Identify and communicate product and inventory needs in a timely manner.
  • Maintain all visual merchandising standards as directed by Visual Merchandising and creative guidelines.
  • Provide each customer with a unique and engaging shopping experience.
  • Drive brand awareness and build a local customer base.

To join us, you must have:

  • Sales experience in a similar environment.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Competence in various management needs such as people management and operations.
  • Exude passion for the brand.
  • Feel confident engaging with every single customer that shops within the branch.
  • Be able to thrive in a busy store environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills.
  • Strong fashion sense and awareness of key trends.
  • Flexible to work the hours in line with stores needs.

Fixed Term 8 Month Contract.

Please send a full CV and cover letter to retailjobs@hush-uk.com

Allocator

We have an exciting role to join our merchandising team as an Allocator. This is a great opportunity for a bright and enthusiastic graduate with retail experience looking to join a fast-paced growing business.

The Role:

  • Manage and maintain stock data accuracy and integrity to ensure accurate sales reporting and analysis.
  • Process daily sales/returns.
  • Execute the release of initial product allocations to stores.
  • Allocate replenishment from the stock pot based on sales across the store portfolio, ensuring that the stock is in the best place to maximise sales.
  • Look at styles underperforming at store level and challenge store consultants to improve sales.
  • Generate warehouse orders and check packing lists for store deliveries, liaising with the distribution centre throughout the process.
  • Ensure that team reports are regularly updated and accurate.
  • Communicate transfer requests to stores and action the relevant stock movements in the system.
  • Ensure newness launches smoothly by collating product information in a timely manner and conducting regular checks of the website.
  • Understand opportunities and risks at both product and store level, making recommendations to maximise sales and stock levels.
  • Maintain regular contact with stores regarding stock issues, delivery information and ad hoc queries.
  • Understand total business stock holding to try and maximise sales across all channels, making recommendations for moving stock between channels.

You:

  • 'Can do' attitude.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Great organisation skills.
  • A strong communicator.
  • An approachable and friendly manner.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent IT skills, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Thrives in a busy environment.

Please send you CV and covering letter to jobs@hush-uk.com.

Style Advisor – hush Pop Up Store

Hush is a leading women’s clothing brand with a beautiful product range that epitomises simplicity and style - and encompasses apparel, lifestyle/homewares, accessories and footwear.

We aim to provide a fantastic shopping experience to all our customers and are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to work with us at our brand-new Pop Up Store on Elizabeth Street, London.

hush will be launching this pop up shop from late August for the Autumn/Winter season to engage with our customers in an offline environment and bring our beautiful new autumnal styles to the beautiful flower filled roads of Belgravia.

If you are confident, have a love for style and fashion, and not afraid to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in, then this could be the opportunity for you!

We pride ourselves on providing unique style advice to each and every one of our customers in an informal and personal way, therefore it is vital that you share our love for the brand and can engage with our customers in a natural and genuine way.

Our ideal candidate will have no less than 1 years of retail and/or customer service experience within a similar environment and have a great knowledge of the fashion industry.

Our Pop Up store will trade over seven days a week therefore this opportunity is suitable for someone who wants varied hours including evenings and weekends.

This is a fantastic opportunity within a growing brand for you to learn and develop your skills into future opportunities.

 Please send a full CV and cover letter to retailjobs@hush-uk.com

Immediate Start Available

Style Advisor – hush Concessions

Hush is a leading women’s clothing brand with a beautiful product range that epitomises simplicity and style - and encompasses apparel, lifestyle/homewares, accessories and footwear.

We aim to provide a fantastic shopping experience to all our customers and are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to work with us at our John Lewis concessions.

If you are confident, have a love for style and fashion, and not afraid to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in, then this could be the opportunity for you!

We pride ourselves on providing unique style advice to each and every one of our customers in an informal and personal way, therefore it is vital that you share our love for the brand and can engage with our customers in a natural and genuine way.

Our ideal candidate will have no less than 2 years of retail and/or customer service experience within a similar environment and have a great knowledge of the fashion industry.

As our concessions are in John Lewis department stores who trade over 7 days a week, the opportunity is suitable for someone who wants varied hours including evenings and weekends.

This is a fantastic opportunity within a growing brand for you to learn and develop your skills into future opportunities.

Please send a full CV and cover letter and your preferred John Lewis branch to retailjobs@hush-uk.com

Branches available: Edinburgh, Cambridge, Nottingham, Glasgow, Westfield (White City), Ilkley, Cheshire Oaks.