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If you're looking for an engaging career in a vibrant and fast-paced environment, come and shine at Katie Loxton.

Our expansion is sparking many exciting and diverse prospects in both our head offices based in Oxfordshire, UK and Charlotte, North Carolina. We are always on the look out for bright people who share our enthusiasm to be part of our story.

Whether you're here to begin your Katie Loxton career or already a rising star in our incredible team, if one of the opportunities below catches your eye we'd love to hear from you.

CURRENTLY HIRING

  • ECOMMERCE MERCHANDISER
  • WHOLESALE COORDINATOR
  • MARKETING MANAGER
  • WHOLESALE ECOMMERCE MANAGER
  • RETAIL ECOMMERCE MANAGER
  • US WHOLESALE COORDINATOR (US MARKET/ UK BASED)
  • US WHOLESALE MANAGER (US MARKET/ UK BASED)
  • ECOMMERCE MAGENTO DEVELOPER
  • HEAD OFFICE ASSISTANT
  • SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER
  • ART DIRECTOR
  • DATA CO-ORDINATOR
  • JUNIOR SQL DEVELOPER
  • MERCHANDISING FORECAST ANALYST
  • PAID SOCIAL EXECUTIVE
  • BRAND MARKETING COORDINATOR
  • IT ASSISTANT
  • COPYWRITER (MATERNITY COVER CONTRACT)

eCommerce Merchandiser

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based

As part of the eCommerce team, you will be primarily responsible for ensuring a best in class user experience across all Katie Loxton and Joma Jewellery retail and wholesale websites.

Frontend focused but highly competent using a website content management systems, you will be passionate about promoting our products with love, care and attention to detail. You will work with our Marketing and Design teams to merchandise new and existing products and categories.

You will need to understand and utilise insight from analytical tools to deliver effortless customer journeys, identify bestsellers, underperforming and high stock lines and provide a VM approach that maximises sales. Identify refinements that can be made to PLP and PDP pages, on-site search, navigation, categorisation and filtering to optimise user experience will be key in the success of this role.

You will be the point of contact for all front end enquiries, liaising with other departments to deliver an online proposition that fully supports the brand and helps us to achieve ambitious business goals.

Both creative and analytical in equal measure you will have a strong eye for design and detail. Able to deal with multiple tasks, maintaining high level of accuracy. Computer literate with excellent Excel skills. You will be commercially aware with strong business acumen.

You will be Degree educated and/or have a minimum of two years’ experience working in a visual merchandising retail eCommerce role, experience in the jewellery or fashion sector would be advantageous.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring products are merchandised to an exceptional standard, with on brand photography and copy communicating key and relevant sales messages to consumers.
  • Ensuring all product taxonomy, categorisation and meta-data is present and correct and that products are on-boarded and removed in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring and improving conversion, AOVs and retention.
  • Mapping user journeys through each website to improve the customer experience.
  • QA testing website updates across multiple operating systems and devices.
  • Collaborating with Marketing & Design on site wide updates.
  • Liaising with external developers.
  • Ensuring that stock levels and pricing is up-to-date at all times.
  • Supporting marketing activity and campaigns, including email.
  • Assisting with reporting and website analytics using tool such as GA, GTM, HotJar etc…
  • Supporting the E-Commerce Manager/Management with any ad-hoc tasks.
  • Communicating work and project priorities to line manager & directors.


To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Wholesale Coordinator

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based

The Wholesale Coordinator manages relationship with key agents, driving UK sales for our jewellery and lifestyle brands. As the successful candidate in this role, you will have a talent for communication and the organisation and drive to succeed within a fast-paced arena in the fashion industry. You will have a flexible and collaborative attitude and a proactive approach, naturally seeking opportunities to grow the business and improve processes for our wholesale customers.

You will report to the Wholesale Manager in our expanding Wholesale team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Driving sales across the UK, working alongside agents to help them achieve sales targets set by the brand
  • Working with 5 UK agents, having weekly calls based around sales and category performance
  • Prospecting new accounts
  • Optimising all categories to ensure we have good distribution across the UK (in the agents territory)
  • Manage and drive seasonal and ad hoc promotions
  • Check in on agent account visits
  • Monitor Pre-sale performance targets
  • Driving mid-season launches
  • Showroom visits – calendar management
  • Ensuring agents deliver show targets
  • Weekly sales updates / quarterly / seasonal reviews
  • Diary scheduling – monitoring appointments
  • Top 10 stockists – calls quarterly
  • Ensuring agents follow GDPR regulations
  • Sharing relevant product feedback to further develop the range
  • Reviewing repeat business
  • POS optimisation and signing off
  • Signing off new accounts

 KEY COMPETENCIES 

  • Excellent organisation and administration skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Confident communicator with the ability to influence
  • Strong aptitude for relationship management
  • A real team player, willing to go above and beyond
  • An affinity for our brands
  • Analytical skills and intermediate excel knowledge
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role, ideally working in a fast paced fashion environment 

 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Marketing Manager

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based

The Marketing Manager reports to the Head of Marketing and is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing initiatives that drive awareness of Joma Jewellery & Katie Loxton and their products globally.

They manage three direct reports – Brand Marketing Coordinator, Wholesale Marketing Assistant and Brand Copywriter, and collaborate with the Digital Marketing Manager on meeting multi-channel marketing objectives. The Marketing Manager is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the marketing strategy, focussing on offline B2C brand marketing and B2B marketing activity.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With direction and support from the Head of Marketing you will be responsible for managing B2C and B2B marketing initiatives from conception to delivery, delivering against the overall marketing strategy
  • Delivery of season launches, marketing campaigns and promotions, ensuring a consistent message across all brand touchpoints, working closely with the Digital Marketing Manager
  • Creating and driving the seasonal brand marketing calendar, with support from the Brand Marketing Coordinator, ensuring that dates are aligned with launches, tradeshows and other business events
  • Ensuring that all marketing activity is in line with the approved budgets set out by the Managing Director and Head of Marketing, and monitoring B2C offline and B2B marketing spend
  • Monitoring and analysing marketing activity and reporting progress and ROI to the Head of Marketing / Managing Director
  • Responsible for delivering B2B marketing initiatives, including; seasonal B2B marketing campaigns, delivering inspiring content for B2B websites and emails, promoting shows and driving tradeshow attendance, and maximising promotions
  • Managing the B2C and B2B content plans, guiding the marketing team in delivering all creative marketing assets, from initial ideas and concept creation, to delivery across all brand marketing touchpoints
  • Working closely with the Digital Marketing Manager, Ecommerce Manager and Wholesale Manager to ensure marketing content is relevant for all digital channels and wholesale communications
  • Collaborating with the Design Team Manager on marketing requirements, overseeing marketing design briefs, providing feedback on changes, and approving assets for use, sharing with the Head of Marketing for sign off as required
  • Managing brand partnerships, including charity and sustainability initiatives, creating roadmaps for each project, and communicating with the wider business
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of the PR agency, ensuring that the brand is represented in the best way possible, and that agency KPIs are met
  • Support the business’ overall sustainability plans and create appropriate marketing content to promote our positive brand message
  • Ensuring the brand story for Katie Loxton and Joma Jewellery evolves and continually improve how this is portrayed across brand websites and through external brand exposure opportunities 
  • Continually look for new marketing opportunities, ensuring that all marketing activity delivers commercial results and supports the global brand vision 

COMPETENCIES

  • Proven success in the development and implementation of marketing campaigns
  • Ability to develop and execute marketing plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Creativity, with the ability to consistently align to the brand
  • The ability to work practically as well as theoretically
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic evolving environment
  • Experience working in the fashion industry desirable
  • Highly motivated, with a ‘can do’ attitude and a keen eye for detail

 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Wholesale eCommerce Manager

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

The wholesale eCommerce Manager will take ownership for all Joma Jewellery and Katie Loxton wholesale  websites, in the UK and internationally. Managing a team to deliver a best in class online experience and ensuring sites are performing against targets.

The wholesale eCommerce Manager is responsible for managing the wholesale eCommerce team and an external development resource. Working with the Marketing, Design and Purchasing teams the wholesale eCommerce Manager will ensure websites are merchandised, messaged and operating at their full sales potential. You will also support the customer services and warehousing teams to ensure the complete eCommerce business is operating in harmony for our customers.

A commercial focus, strong analytical skills and experience in a similar wholesale focused fast-paced environment will be key.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily management of the wholesale eCommerce team and external development agency through Monday project management boards. You will be expected to lead by example, actively involved in merchandising, implementing onsite campaigns and managing feature developments.
  • Managing all operational issues for the global wholesale eCommerce websites. E.g. Postage rates and tax setup to integration with our bespoke warehousing system.
  • Monitoring key relevant metrics via analytics dashboards. Reporting to the business on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Analysing the onsite customer journey, identifying trends such as highly converting pages, bounce rates and problem exit points then work with the wholesale eCommerce team to implement fixes to continuously development wholesale websites with a focus on increasing conversions and improving the user experience.
  • Ensuring that sites are at all times updated with scalability and adaptability in mind. Future proofing catalogue setup for international expansion and the unique wholesale business needs.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure the online business works in synergy with other areas of the business, helping to maximise opportunities across all channels.
  • Ensuring that all direct marketing campaigns are properly tracked and analysed.
  • Managing and developing the wholesale eCommerce team and working with wider teams to drive our online business forward throughout the world.

 

PERSONAL PROFILE: 

  • Excellent eCommerce experience gained within a consumer goods, wholesale  environment, preferably in fashion, jewellery or accessories.
  • A proven track record of managing processes and ideally people to effectively deliver a best in class online experience.
  • Excellent awareness and understanding of website development, website UI design, usability, SEO and reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of eCcommerce platforms and functionality, ideally with experience of working on the Magento 2 platform.
  • Excellent market awareness and analytical skills, particularly useful for the early stages of the role when developing capability. Strong commercial acumen.
  • Excellent stakeholder management, relationship building skills and the ability to influence.
  • A self-starter, able to work autonomously and within teams.
  • Accountable by nature with the desire to make an impact. Keen to take ownership in a role with confidence and enthusiasm.
  • Strong portfolio clearly demonstrating an ability to approach different projects from the brands perspective keeping within their core values and design.
  • Positive and inspiring manager, team player and a confident communicator.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge of Magento would be advantageous.

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Retail eCommerce Manager

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

The retail eCommerce Manager will take ownership for all Joma Jewellery and Katie Loxton retail websites, in the UK and internationally. Managing a team to deliver a best in class online experience and ensuring sites are performing against targets.

The retail eCommerce Manager is responsible for managing the retail Ecommerce team and an external development resource. Working with the Marketing, Design and Purchasing teams the retail eCommerce Manager will ensure websites are merchandised, messaged and operating at their full sales potential. You will also support the customer services and warehousing teams to ensure the complete eCommerce business is operating in harmony for our customers.

A commercial focus, strong analytical skills and experience in a similar retail focused fast-paced environment will be key.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily management of the retail eCommerce team and external development agency through Monday project management boards. You will be expected to lead by example, actively involved in merchandising, implementing onsite campaigns and managing feature developments.
  • Managing all operational issues for the global retail eCommerce websites. E.g. Postage rates and tax setup to integration with our bespoke warehousing system.
  • Monitoring key relevant metrics via analytics dashboards. Reporting to the business on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Analysing the onsite customer journey, identifying trends such as highly converting pages, bounce rates and problem exit points then work with the retail eCommerce team to implement fixes to continuously development retail websites with a focus on increasing conversions and improving the user experience.
  • Ensuring that sites are at all times updated with scalability and adaptability in mind. Future proofing catalogue setup for international expansion.
  • Ensuring that sites are at all times updated with SEO best practices in mind.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure the online business works in synergy with other areas of the business, helping to maximise opportunities across all channels.
  • Ensuring that all marketing campaigns are properly tracked and analysed.
  • Managing and developing the retail eCommerce team and working with wider teams to drive our online business forward throughout the world. 

 

PERSONAL PROFILE: 

  • Excellent eCommerce experience gained within a consumer goods, retail environment, preferably in fashion, jewellery or accessories.
  • A proven track record of managing processes and ideally people to effectively deliver a best in class online experience.
  • Excellent awareness and understanding of website development, website UI design, usability, SEO and reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of eCcommerce platforms and functionality, ideally with experience of working on the Magento 2 platform.
  • Excellent market awareness and analytical skills, particularly useful for the early stages of the role when developing capability. Strong commercial acumen.
  • Excellent stakeholder management, relationship building skills and the ability to influence.
  • A self-starter, able to work autonomously and within teams.
  • Accountable by nature with the desire to make an impact. Keen to take ownership in a role with confidence and enthusiasm.
  • Strong portfolio clearly demonstrating an ability to approach different projects from the brands perspective keeping within their core values and design.
  • Positive and inspiring manager, team player and a confident communicator.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge of Magento would be advantageous.

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


US Wholesale Coordinator (US Market/ UK Based)

PERMANENT / FULL TIME / 8 HOURS PER DAY BETWEEN 10 – 7 PM MON-FRI / BANBURY BASED

The US Wholesale Coordinator is an exhilarating new role in our expanding Wholesale team. As the successful candidate you will manage relationships with key agents, driving US sales for our jewellery and lifestyle brands. You will have talents for communication and organisation and possess the drive to succeed within a fast-paced arena in the fashion industry. You will have a flexible and collaborative attitude and a proactive approach, naturally seeking opportunities to grow the business and improve processes for our wholesale customers.

You will report to the US Wholesale Manager. Hours will be between 10am-7pm as required to work with time zones. Some travel will be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Driving sales across the US, working alongside agents to help them achieve sales targets set by the brand
  • Working with US agents, having weekly calls based around sales and category performance
  • Prospecting new accounts
  • Optimising all categories to ensure we have good distribution across the US (in the agents territory)
  • Manage and drive seasonal and ad hoc promotions
  • Check in on agent account visits
  • Monitor Pre-sale performance targets
  • Driving mid-season launches
  • Showroom visits – calendar management
  • Ensuring agents deliver show targets
  • Weekly sales updates / quarterly / seasonal reviews
  • Diary scheduling – monitoring appointments
  • Top 10 stockists – calls quarterly
  • Ensuring agents follow GDPR regulations
  • Sharing relevant product feedback to further develop the range
  • Reviewing repeat business
  • POS optimisation and signing off
  • Signing off new accounts

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent organisation and administration skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Confident communicator with the ability to influence
  • Strong aptitude for relationship management
  • A real team player, willing to go above and beyond
  • An affinity for our brands
  • Analytical skills and intermediate excel knowledge
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role, ideally working in a fast paced fashion environment 
  • A valid passport

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

US Wholesale Manager (US Market/ UK Based)

PERMANENT / FULL TIME / 8 HOURS PER DAY BETWEEN 10 – 7 PM MON-FRI / BANBURY BASED

An excellent opportunity to join our expanding Wholesale team in Banbury as US Wholesale Manager has arisen. In this role you will be working closely with the Head of Wholesale to deliver the US sales strategy and drive revenue and performance across the US market. You will be responsible for leading the US sales team and working with agents to ensure all targets are achieved.

You will report to the Head of Wholesale. Hours will be between 10am-7pm as required to work with time zones. Some travel will be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the HoW to establish and execute a clear commercial strategy for the US market to maximise wholesale revenue
  • Managing the US sales team and working collaboratively with sales agents to achieve company targets for retention and growth
  • Proactively work with global wholesale managers to promote best practice and increase sales.
  • Act as a main point of contact for all US agents
  • Track weekly sales and report actions on opportunities or risks
  • Work with Head of Wholesale to develop seasonal strategies, incentives around events and holidays to ensure company’s targets are achieved
  • Ensure the Brand is well represented in stores and/or online and drive Marketing opportunities
  • Working with events team and agents to run showrooms
  • Deliver structured feedback to the design team and Head of Wholesale on collection performance 
  • Liaise with visual merchandising teams to ensure brand guidelines are maintained across the US stores
  • Stay fully informed of competitors and market trends
  • Monitor seasonal and yearly performance, by delivering relevant reports and business reviews
  • Work closely with internal and external partners to ensure they are engaged, trained and supported across the season to maximise ‘sell throughs’ and develop initiatives to drive their business
  • Assisting with ad-hoc departmental projects
  • Identify customer requirements and opportunities and coordinate with other departments to implement
  • Minimise lost sales or customer cancellations and coordinate, where necessary, with other departments to find solutions

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent organisation and administration skills with a keen eye for detail
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience of working in an entrepreneurial and driven environment
  • Experience of working within the US
  • Strong team management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent market awareness and analytical skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent stakeholder management, relationship building skills and the ability to influence
  • A self-starter, able to work autonomously and within teams when necessary
  • Elements of entrepreneurialism, yet guided and backed up by clear analysis of facts to demonstrate return on investment and justification for actions
  • Accountable by nature with the desire to make an impact
  • Keen to take ownership in a role with confidence and enthusiasm
  • Positive and inspiring team player and a confident communicator
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight deadline
  • A valid passport

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Ecommerce Magento Developer

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

Are you a talented Magento Developer interested in bringing your expertise to a rapidly growing and exciting retailer? 

We are our bringing our website development in-house, and looking for our first Magento Developer to join our growing eCommerce team in Banbury.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with bright, collaborative people where you will take responsibility for delivering first class functionality and front-end design spec across multiple websites.

As the ideal candidate, you will have created multiple Magento builds within a retailer environment, have team and be self-motivated to manage a fast-paced and varied workload. Your competencies will include PHP, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, and HTML.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To provide leadership in Magento 2 development, best practices, features, extension development and architecture design
  • Experience using PHP to create and consume web services (e.g. SOAP, REST)
  • Expert knowledge in design and implementation of ElasticSearch platform
  • To provide clear technical advice to team members
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills
  • Good knowledge of CSS and CSS pre-processors like Less and SaSS
  • Analyse, design, code, debug, test, document and deploy applications
  • Capture functional and non-functional requirements
  • Certified Magento developer credentials strongly preferred
  • Experience with release building and deployment software
  • Contribute in the delivery of clear and concise requirements specifications
  • Proactively identifying, communicating and addressing technical risks
  • Ensuring your code is thoroughly tested and well documented
  • Able to work with external development teams and alone

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

  • 3+ years Magento development experience including developing retailer sites
  • Experience of multiple Magento 2 builds
  • PHP
  • CSS and HTML
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Backend and frontend development expertise
  • Source control expertise (git)
  • Ability to work to deadlines individually and as part of a team
  • Keen problem-solving skills and able to use initiative to solve technical challenges
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of hosting environments and basic server maintenance would be advantageous

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Head Office Assistant

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

Introducing an excellent opportunity for a well organised and personable individual to join our fast-paced, friendly Head Office of around 60 staff. As our ideal candidate, you will be a strong communicator with good attention to detail with previous relevant experience. You will need to be comfortable undertaking a variety of hands-on tasks to ensure that the offices are well organised and presented in keeping with our brand aesthetic. 

The role will include a wide variety of duties to coordinate multiple offices on our site therefore you will need to enjoy multitasking a varied workload and adapt to challenges and requirements as they arise. There will be some manual handling tasks associated with this role including building flatpack furniture and distributing supplies around site.

You will take pride in providing first rate support and a high-quality standard of office presentation within all areas, ensuring that all Health and Safety and other procedural checks are done and all office processes are running smoothly. 

This is chance to join a small Company experiencing rapid growth in a role with potential to take various paths of progression in the long-term.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating all office processes, communicating with all departments to ensure these are running well, liaising with third parties including suppliers and the landlord as necessary to resolve maintenance issues and make improvements, obtaining quotes and sign off where costs are involved
  • Ordering and distributing stationary and other office supplies ensuring correct stock levels
  • Ensuring the offices and meeting rooms are presentable and well-organised
  • Maintaining the office issue log, proactively driving resolution and keeping reporting progress to relevant staff
  • Meeting and greeting visitors 
  • Giving Office & H&S inductions to new starters (training will be given)
  • Building flatpack office furniture
  • Coordinating and helping with new office space set up & department room moves to enable space for new starters in the business
  • Assisting with H&S activities and conducting routine checks, proactively resolving issues where required
  • Taking ownership of office related communications (ensuring Communications boards are maintained, emailing updates/reminders to relevant departments, keeping staff updated on progress of maintenance etc)
  • Tracking and reporting on departmental purchases and services
  • Supporting Finance processes such as fixed assets inventory and collating supplier invoices
  • Using initiative to solve problems and manage office processes
  • Taking minutes at meetings
  • Assisting with staff engagement activities and events
  • Distributing post
  • Company filing 
  • Assisting with ad hoc tasks and projects within the Company as reasonably requested by Management

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Previous experience of ensuring the smooth-running of a busy office environment, ideally a small Company
  • Ability to perform an active role including some manual handling
  • Full UK driving license (for occasional errand running)
  • Strong initiative and logic and will enjoy finding solutions and driving continuous improvement
  • Excellent organisation with ability to prioritise and work efficiently to complete a variety of tasks
  • Excellent and polite verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels of the Company
  • A positive, approachable attitude
  • Diligent attention to detail and organisation
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office Skills

HIGHLY ADVANTAGEOUS COMPETENCIES

  • Basic DIY skills
 
 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Senior Digital Designer

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

We are looking for an experienced digital designer who will manage all digital creative outputs for our website, working alongside the B2B and B2C Ecommerce Managers as well as marketing and content teams. Reporting to the Creative Manager, you will be responsible for the digital identity of the brand across the UK, EU and USA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise with senior managers across the business to ensure projects are comprehensively briefed and then manage from concept through to delivery, ensuring projects are on time and on budget
  • Develop creative campaigns to engage our audience and consistent meticulous graphic design across all digital channels
  • Be a digital superstar, understanding the latest software and technology to bring new, engaging ideas to the brand
  • Follow direction from the Creative Director and Creative Manager to translate seasonal changes online
  • Support the Creative Manager on managing the digital workflow and prioritising of briefs across the team, suggestion ways to improve efficiencies
  • Liaise with the ECom and Marketing teams to review and analyse campaigns then feedback to the team on what can be improved in future
  • Working alongside the online visual merchandiser to ensure updates are made in a timely manner
  • Liaise with the retouching team to ensure all product images
  • Maintain comprehensible digital asset library of graphic artwork
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of digital production specifications
  • Manage and support a team of digital designers, including career development and support, absence management
  • Supporting the Creative Manager with ad-hoc tasks

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Excellent digital designer experience with a focus on “mobile first”
  • Ideally, experience gained within a retail environment, preferably fashion, jewellery or accessories
  • A proven track record of managing processes and people to effectively deliver a best in class online experience
  • Excellent awareness of digital design across all channels
  • Advanced graphic software skills – Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is essential. Specialist additional digital graphic software skills are desirable
  • Excellent market awareness and understanding/knowledge of accessories product and trends
  • Experience working on a national and international level
  • A self-starter, able to work autonomously and within teams
  • Natural leader with the ability to take ownership of the role with confidence and enthusiasm
  • Strong portfolio clearly demonstrating an ability to approach different projects from the brands perspective keeping within their core values and design
  • Strong brand awareness

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Art Director

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

As Art director you will be leading the creative to define, develop and deliver all company-wide artwork and imagery. This role will require close collaboration with the Creative Director to ensure the product vision is reflected across all visual elements of the brand and develop key seasonal campaigns. You will be responsible for managing the graphic design, artwork and photography teams.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, Marketing Manager and Lead Designer (Product) to ensure company vision is bought to life across all touchpoints;
  • High level strategic thinker who can creatively look ahead to deliver key brand campaigns, and ensure brand consistency across all platforms.
  • Digital design – Lead the creative development to deliver campaign graphics and imagery for all B2c and B2B websites, social media, email and advertising. Manage the digital design team to deliver all assets on schedule.
  • Manage the photography team including team of retouchers and photographers to ensure delivery of all new season product imagery, managing critical path.
  • Manage team of graphic designers and artworkers to deliver all wholesale assets, brochures, imagery and advertising
  • Responsible for delivering printed material– marketing collateral across all stores, window graphics and campaigns and events
  • Work closely with the Lead Designers (Product) to understand the vision of seasonal products and use this to inform the creative styling of photography and marketing materials including imagery and messaging
  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager to deliver campaigns in line with the marketing strategy
  • Art direction of seasonal lifestyle and PR shoots, working closely with product team and photographer
  • Manage brand standards, positioning, messaging, approving materials including localised requests
  • Develop and maintain communication processes with the design team, enabling speed, creativity and agility
  • Ensure that the creative vision meets deadlines and budgets
  • Responsible for managing Critical paths working closely with design team manager to ensure team scheduling is accurate and capacity is met and managed.
  • This role will work across wholesale and retail audiences 

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Experience as a creative lead (in-house or agency)
  • Proven experience creating and maintaining strong graphic campaigns and imagery within the retail sector across UK, Europe and the USA
  • Significant experience working on web design, digital marketing and print projects
  • Ability to balance leading the creative vision as well as being a hands-on designer
  • Collaborative approach
  • Highly creative - a conceptual thinker with strong design deliverability
  • Strong art direction abilities
  • Meticulous attention to detail, communication in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent understanding of design software– Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is essential. Specialist additional graphics software skills are desirable
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.


Data Co-ordinator

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

Due to expansion we are looking for a Data Coordinator to join our vibrant head office team in Banbury.

In this fast-paced role you will be responsible for maintaining all stock and customer pricing master data on all systems within the business. You will be responsible for ensuring all correct master data rules for set up of new products are adhered to within the business and that all master data is continuously kept up to date and accurate. You will manage and create processes to ensure stock master data is accurate and manage processes to ensure purchasing and logistical data is kept up to date. There will be ad hoc tasks and regular assistance to the purchasing and logistics.

In this role you will be working within the Stock and Purchasing team, reporting to the Purchasing Manager.

We are looking for someone who loves working with excel and has meticulous attention to detail.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • New Product Introduction process for item master data set up
  • Maintaining sales platform to ensure all saleable items are visible along with pricing and images
  • Maintaining customer and supplier prices within QuickStock
  • Maintaining all product master data
  • Ad hoc purchasing and logistical tasks
  • Managing discontinuation process
  • Ad hoc reports
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure all relevant information is obtained and shared
  • Continuously seeking to improve efficiency of processes and accuracy of information
  • Using excel on a daily basis (pivot tables, v lookup) 

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

  • 1+ years' experience in a similar role
  • Excellent organization
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to manage own duties, workload a responsibility
  • Good communication skills within department, business and with external business partners
  • Self- driven “can do attitude”
  • Positive and proactive approach to tasks and duties
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Advanced Excel
  • Highly Analytical
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Strong prioritization and timekeeping skills
  • Able to work proactively, while correctly determining when to escalate issues

 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

 

Junior SQL Developer

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

Due to business expansion we are looking forward to welcoming a Junior SQL Developer into our Systems team. As the successful candidate, you'll be joining a bright team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a friendly and exciting atmosphere.

 

Key responsibilities

· Interpret project briefs and then provide appropriate solutions on time

· Process data through our SQL systems and reporting systems

· Evaluate and improve existing software solutions and processes

· Document work and share knowledge within the development team

· Test software and support new deployments

· Carry out regular DBA tasks and help maintain the performance of our data warehouse

· Take ownership and responsibility in delivering quality, sustainable code.

 

Required Competencies

· SQL server 2012 / 2016 / 2017

· T-SQL

· ETL (SSIS)

· Reporting (SSRS, PowerBI)

· Clear communication skills both written and verbal

· Good time management, ability to work to tight deadlines

· 1 to 2 years Industry experience and/or relevant IT degree

· Self-motivated and willing to take ownership of tasks through to completion

· Excellent communication skills to be able to work with all areas of the business

· Attention to detail (e.g. writing clear technical documentation, identifying and working around technical limitations, testing your own solutions)

 

Highly Desirable Competencies

· MS Azure

· DBA experience

· Experience working with C# and API’s

 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Merchandising Forecast Analyst

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

We are looking to recruit a number-savvy analyst who is a logical thinker and passionate about product. As one of our forecast analysts, you will be assisting the Merchandiser and the wider senior team to drive profit for the business whilst thinking commercially and innovatively.

Joma Merchandising team ensure that we have the right products, at the right time and in the right quantities. They work closely with the wider Joma teams to plan and build the product ranges taking control of stock levels to maximise profit.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan & Forecast sales and stock level’s accordingly to achieve sales plans for the season
  • Monitor the department performance and identify opportunities and highlight any potential risk
  • Oversee your department stock levels and general performance by Store type
  • Participate in weekly trade meetings with Managers & Directors
  • Making suggestions for promotions and markdown’s
  • Work closely with Design, Marketing, E-commerce and Purchasing counterparts to successfully range plan for your department
  • Responsible for the smooth-running day to day of your Merchandising department, contribute through detailed analysis i.e.: Best sellers, Slow sellers
  • Contribute to the growth of the department - making suggestions to processes and any improvements to IT systems.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Currently operating at a similar role as Forecast Analyst / Assistant Merchandiser
  • Previous exposure to performing in a fast-paced working environment
  • Excellent system skills, Microsoft excel are essential
  • A motivated and enthusiastic individual who is willing to contribute ideas
  • Experience of planning weekly/monthly/seasonal sales and stock
  • Excellent communication skills to build relationships internally at all levels
  • Passion and interest for both wholesale and on-line retailing.

 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Paid Social Executive

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / BAnbury based 

An integral part of the Marketing team, the Display and Paid Social Executive will play a pivotal role in managing the growth of Social Advertising campaigns for Katie Loxton, Joma Jewellery and Katie Loxton USA.

The successful candidate will focus on increasing our return on investment through Display and Social Advertising, so will have an analytical mind and a flair for problem solving.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement paid social strategies for Joma Jewellery and Katie Loxton in line with revenue and campaign objectives (awareness, consideration, conversion) 
  • Launch Display Advertising for Joma Jewellery and Katie Loxton 
  • Continually test and analyse new ad formats, audience targeting and content, utilising findings to further refine our strategies 
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Digital Marketing team, including our PPC agency and CRM Coordinator, to grow cross-channel initiatives within our paid social strategies 
  • Stay abreast of new developments within paid social, ensuring we are always up to date with industry trends 
  • Ensure paid content is consistent with organic social activity, incorporating relevant insights into our paid social strategy 
  • Reporting and attribution – Provide weekly and monthly reports for paid social, incorporating both post-click and post-view attribution models
  • Previous paid social experience is essential
  • Previous display advertising experience beneficial
  • Confident with numbers & spreadsheets
  • Passion for learning
  • Reporting and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, organised and a keen eye for detail
  • A real team player
  • Experience within the fashion or retail industry is desirable

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

  • Previous paid social experience is essential
  • Previous display advertising experience beneficial
  • Confident with numbers & spreadsheets
  • Passion for learning
  • Reporting and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, organised and a keen eye for detail
  • A real team player
  • Experience within the fashion or retail industry is desirable

 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Brand Marketing Coordinator

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

An integral part of the Marketing team, the Brand Marketing Coordinator plays a pivotal role in the marketing team, working collaboratively with the Marketing, Digital, Creative and Ecommerce teams to deliver our ambitious brand marketing strategy, focusing on B2C marketing initiatives.

This role offers an incredible opportunity to be part of a fast-paced growing team. The nature of the role will involve a willingness to work across several different projects to support the company’s growth targets, with the opportunity for the right person to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Have excellent admin and time keeping skills
  • Able to create engaging, user-friendly content
  • Able to learn new systems quickly and easily
  • Able to work well as an individual and as part of a team
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organised and detail-oriented to ensure consistency
  • Confident communicator across the business
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and feel comfortable in a fast-changing environment

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have a strong understanding of Brand Marketing (minimum of 1-2 years in a similar role)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Creativity, with the ability to consistently align with the brand
  • Highly motivated, with a ‘can do’ attitude and a keen eye for detail
  • Able to manage up and use Initiative, suggesting new ideas in line with the brand
  • Provides insight for improvements looking at trends and data to back up suggestions
  • Previous experience in marketing within the fashion industry is desirable

 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

IT Assistant

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

The IT Assistant plays a key role in ensuring that all IT infrastructure on site is maintained to a high standard to support key business operations. Reporting to the Systems Developer and liaising with our external IT provider, in this role you will be the go-to person for technical issues affecting hardware and software across multiple environments on the same site.

As the perfect fit for this role, you will be someone who enjoys working with IT with some relevant IT knowledge and an interest in developing this further as a career. You will enjoy problem solving in a fast-paced environment.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ordering IT equipment to required spec
  • Carrying out initial IT diagnostics on IT issues escalating where necessary
  • Setting up IT equipment for new users (PC/Laptop/Mobiles)
  • Migrating IT profiles
  • Removing hard drives/archiving old pcs
  • Fixing/programming printers/scanners in the office
  • Installing graphics cards (new item pending)
  • Liaising with our IT supplier to raise and manage escalated issues
  • Maintaining IT equipment/cables inventory, distributing as necessary
  • Any ad hoc IT issues with software/hardware
  • Setting up printers and scanners for Smartcode
  • Reprinting labels and testing scanners
  • Installing quickstock and quickscan for users with new PC’s
  • Providing access for suppliers to access PCs such as DHL and Royal Mail as needed  
  • Patching network ports as required

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Hardware / PC fix
  • Strong knowledge of windows 10 and MS office
  • Excellent time management and communications skills
  • Good knowledge of IT hardware specifications
  • Network troubleshooting knowledge
  • Experience using IT ticket systems to log incidents
 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Copywriter (Maternity Cover Contract)

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

An integral part of the Marketing team, the Copywriter plays a pivotal role in managing the copy across marketing, eCommerce, Digital and Product working closely with all teams. The Copywriter will be required to plan and execute a monthly content calendar for both Katie Loxton and Joma Jewellery brands in the UK and US.

This role offers an incredible opportunity to be part of a fast-paced growing team. The nature of the role will involve a willingness to lend a hand in a number of different situations to help the company develop forward and a willingness to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

This is a maternity leave cover position.


ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Expert knowledge of the English language including spelling, grammar and punctuation – samples of your work will be requested
  • Have excellent admin and time keeping skills
  • Able to create engaging, user-friendly content
  • Able to learn new systems quickly and easily
  • Able to work well as an individual and as part of a team
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organised and detail-oriented to ensure consistency
  • Confident communicator across the business
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and feel comfortable in a fast-changing environment

 

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

  • The successful candidate will have worked for at least 2 years in a marketing/communications/content role in an agency
  • Excellent time Management
  • Take a brief and interpret it into original copy ensuring the core message are included and written in either brand’s tone of voice
  • Produced copy for the US or have an awareness of producing copy relevant for a US audience
  • It is essential to have experience in both consumer and trade copywriting
  • It is essential that the candidate has experience in copywriting for both online and offline channels including social media
  • An interest in or knowledge of the fashion industry would be advantageous.
 

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.