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UK Careers at Katie Loxton

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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

  • BRAND MARKETING MANAGER
  • MERCHANDISING FORECAST ANALYST
  • CRM MANAGER
  • PERFORMANCE MARKETING MANAGER
  • PRODUCT DESIGNER
  • MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
  • SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER

Brand 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.


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.

CRM Manager

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

With a significant focus on customer retention in 2020, the CRM Manager will play a pivotal role in the growth plans for Joma Jewellery, Katie Loxton and Katie Loxton USA. The successful candidate will lead and deliver the CRM and Email strategy, developing lifecycle programmes and automation campaigns to improve retention rates and overall Email revenue.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

· Lead the strategy for customer lifecycle programmes, using data-driven insights to develop campaigns that encourage repeat purchase for new customers and win back lapsing customers

· Develop and implement automation strategies to surprise and delight active customers

· Support the team with testing plans for broadcast emails, whilst continually ensuring best practice is adhered to

· Research, develop and implement an effective customer loyalty programme

· Own the relationship with our CRM agency, ensuring we are utilising the solution to its advantage to grow and refine performance

· Be the spokesperson for customer insight and analytics, educating the rest of the business about customer behaviour and our CRM strategy in relation to those insights

· Collaborate with the Performance Marketing Manager to ensure we are utilising CRM data to execute cross-channel marketing initiatives

· Collaborate with the wider marketing and design teams to ensure Email comms and content are in line with the overall marketing communication plan

· Manage and develop one direct report

· Reporting and analysis – Support with weekly and monthly reports to highlight performance in relation to CRM KPIs

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

· Previous experience in a similar role, with demonstrated success in that role

· Previous experience working with a professional ESP / CRM platform

· Previous people management experience

· Budget management and forecasting experience

· Proficient in data analysis and working with spreadsheets

· Excellent time management skills

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Highly motivated, organised with a keen eye for detail

· A real team player

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.

Performance Marketing Manager

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

An integral part of the Marketing team, the Performance Marketing Manager will lead and deliver our acquisition strategy for Katie Loxton, Joma Jewellery and Katie Loxton USA. The successful candidate will be responsible for multiple channels, including SEO, PPC, Paid Social, Affiliates and Display.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

· Lead our digital acquisition strategies across multiple channels, including SEM, Paid Social and Display

· Own the relationship with our digital agency, ensuring effective collaboration and communication of business goals and objectives to ensure PPC and Paid Social are performing in line with budget

· Collaborate with the CRM manager to understand the impact of marketing tactics on new customer acquisition, leveraging these insights to develop our strategies across all channels

· Collaborate with the CRM manager to ensure we are utilising CRM data to execute cross-channel marketing initiatives, particularly within PPC and Paid Social

· Lead and develop the SEO strategy, educating the wider team on how users are discovering our brands and collaborating with Ecommerce merchandisers to ensure our websites are optimised to target relevant terms

· Own and deliver our affiliate marketing strategy, with a specific focus on content publishers and influencer networks

· Grow our student discount programme, introducing new initiatives to incentivise and increase this customer base

· Launch & manage Display advertising for Joma Jewellery and Katie Loxton Stay abreast of digital transformation in retail, ensuring we are always up to date with industry trends

· Mange and develop one direct report

· Reporting and attribution – Provide weekly and monthly reports for PPC, SEO, Paid Social and new acquisition initiatives

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES

· Previous experience in a similar role, with demonstrated success in that role

· Previous Experience managing agencies, or working in an agency environment

· Previous people management experience

· Budget management and forecasting experience

· Proficient in data analysis and working with spreadsheets

· Excellent time management skills

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Highly motivated, organised with 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.

Product Designer

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

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Product Designer to join our team at Katie Loxton and Joma Jewellery. We’re looking for someone highly creative with the versatility to stay true to our brand culture. Working across multiple brands from fashion jewellery to high end jewellery and fashion accessories, this is diverse and engaging role in a collaborative team and fast-paced environment.

Katie Loxton is a lifestyle brand with multiple product categories from a collection of handbags to fragrances, candles, scarves, stationery and more. All of our products are designed in-house and our market is rapidly expanding nationwide and internationally across Europe, the USA and China.

We seek out those who are positive, inspirational and influential to join our all-star team and share in our passion for creating timeless, beautiful products. If your ambition is to work in a fast-paced, growing company and you have proven experience of working at Designer level within fashion, we want to hear from you!

JOB SPECIFICATION

· Designing to brief using anticipation of trends and understanding of brand heritage.

· Developing products that are visually attractive to target audience, made from reliable materials.

· Develop packaging and POS for our target market

· Providing technical specifications and liaising with factories.

· Designing freehand and using all adobe programs to create final artwork.

· Managing critical paths.

· Working with budgets.

· Presenting concepts/ideas to the Creative Director and Lead Designer at points throughout the design process.

· Modifying ideas based on design development.

· Collaborating with the team on group projects to meet deadlines.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS 

· Proven ability to deliver designs from Creative Concept to finished samples across womenswear & accessories (e.g. bags, fragrances, scarves, stationary, home, baby, jewellery, POS)

· Design qualification preferably fashion or product design with a passion and enthusiasm related to fashion and lifestyle products

· Strong visual communication skills as well as excellent AI and Photoshop proficiency and hand drawing.

· Ability to demonstrate an exceptional level of accuracy in both written correspondence and numeracy.

· Ability to demonstrate excellent organisational skills in order to manage information flows and ensure that designs are delivered on schedule.

· A high degree of confidentiality and integrity is essential.

· Able to work pro-actively and with others, coupled with the ability to take the initiative and work autonomously.

· Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word and Creative suite knowledge such as Photoshop, AI and ID.

· Experience of working in a fast paced, pressurised environment.

· Ability to think on feet, be resourceful and take responsibility for projects.

· A positive, can-do attitude and excellent team working skills

· Proven experience working independently under general instructions on a large variety of special projects.

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.

Management Accountant

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

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Management Accountant is integral in ensuring that the month end is delivered within the required timescales and to a high degree of accuracy. As well as this, the successful individual will have the opportunity to partner with budget holders throughout the business whilst supporting the Financial Controller on ad hoc projects.

This is an exciting and developmental opportunity which will have an impact in both Finance and across a growing business, supporting the implementation of new processes and ways of working whilst ensuring strong financial control.

The role will be suited to someone who has a passion to succeed, the drive to lead and produce meaningful information in a fast paced company but also the ability to support and guide others within to achieve common goals and ensure continuous improvement.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

· Management of Assistant Management Accountant

· Production of monthly Management Accounts for multiple legal entities including forecasts and variance reporting

· Overseeing monthly balance sheet reconciliations and strong balance sheet control (accruals, prepayments, stock valuations)

· Produce a detailed analysis and reconciliation of actual transactions against expected forecast

· Generation of the Monthly Management accounts pack for review

· Close partnering and liaison with business to ensure accurate forecasting and identification of risks and opportunities along with a clear understanding of any variances

· Providing financial support to non-financial managers and ensuring that the forecast represents a realistic view of the expenses within each cost area

· Management of Intrastat, EC Sales, VAT reports

· Production of inter-company recharges

· Supporting the Financial Controller in the implementation & continuous monitoring of strong controls and processes across the business

· Generation of ad hoc reports as required by the business with the ability to produce meaningful commentary from the data

ROLE COMPETENCIES

· ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified, with at least 3 years qualified

· Knowledge of US GAAP

· Minimum of 2 years in a management accountant role or similar

· Proven experience in forecasting and variance analysis

· Advanced level excel skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Self-motivated with a positive and can-do attitude

· Desire to drive improvements to contribute to company value

· Desire to develop team members to achieve their potential

· Able to take ownership and see processes through from start to finish

· Excellent interpersonal and management competence

· Ability to responsibly delegate

· Effective time and resource managing ability

· Ethical mindset and appreciation of confidentiality

· Able to inspire trust and confidence

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.