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Jobs

Our Company:

Locco Fashion (Saint Genies) is a womenswear fashion designer, manufacturer, and supplier dedicated to high fashion and contemporised style. Based in Manchester, we design, manufacture, and distribute trend-driven wholesale fashion to individual retailers, boutique owners, e-retailers, branded stores and big retail players in the market. This is a fast paced and innovative environment, where you will be expected to have strong self-awareness, excellent organisational skills, and the ability to process emails and documents quickly.


Job 1: Wholesale Fashion Merchandiser

The Role

We are looking for a full-time merchandiser, to join our small team near Manchester City Centre, who has experience of working in the fashion sector, but preferably within wholesale fashion. You will be working on key accounts for well-known online retail companies. You must be confident in liaising with clients as well our own factory in China, and therefore a Mandarin speaker is preferred. You must be organised and competent in using Microsoft Office and Google Sheets. The successful person will be supporting our sales team.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Your role will include but not be limited to;
  • Managing day to day contact with key accounts and responding promptly to all communications via email and telephone .
  • Maintaining orders and ensuring they are completed on time.
  • Liaising with factories in China to place orders and managing approvals of fittings, fabric choices and samples submissions etc.
  • Organising samples and booking in deliveries.

The person:

We are looking for someone with experience within a similar role and keen to learn further about merchandising. You will be hard working, self-motivated and have great attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have an interest in fashion and ensuring the highest level of merchandising throughout their work.

Skills required:

  • Competent with multi-tasking
  • Self motivated, resilient and able to work quickly and accurately
  • Fluent English and Mandarin (written and verbal)
  • Strong PC and Google Sheets skills
  • Eligible to work in the UK on a full-time basis
  • Previous merchandise experience is not essential but it is advantageous

In return:

  • 28 days holiday per year for full-time employees.
  • Generous staff discount

Job Type: Full-time

Please answer the following questions when you send your CV.
  • How many years of merchandiser experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Do you speak Chinese?


Job 2: Ladieswear Designer

Job Summary

We are currently looking for a Ladieswear Designer to create new designs across the ladies party wear including tops and dresses. The role will involve designing shapes, graphics and prints for ladies party wear which are trend lead cutting edge creations for fast fashion.

  • You will have strong experience working with ladies party wear or a keen interest in working in this area
  • You must be competent with Adobe illustrator and Photoshop
  • Comp sale reports, translating catwalk to high street
  • Works closely with design director and production manager
  • Work closely with high street buyers and own brand to develop new collections

Your role as Ladieswear Designer in our dynamic team will involve:

  • Having up to the minute insights into British fashion trends.
  • Trend analysis/research.
  • Taking responsibility for the creation of young fashion womenswear ranges in line with future trends.
  • The ability to work both self-directed and collaboratively with out-sources.
  • Excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills.
  • Proficient technical knowledge of garment construction, pattern cutting/grading.

Job Type / Category

The job requests working hours from Monday to Friday (9:00am - 5:30pm). Travel is not often required. Overtime might be required during busy seasons or special events. The location is Manchester.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of womenswear design experience needed
  • English speaker
  • Bachelor degree in fashion design or relevant subjects needed.
  • reference needed

Benefits

  • 28 days holiday per year for full-time employees.
  • Generous staff discount
  • Please answer the following questions when you send your CV.
    • How many years of ladieswear design experience do you have?
    • What is the highest level of education you have completed?


Please send your CV to hr@loccofashion.com. Please also be aware that we can not reply every applicant. If you do not hear from us after two weeks, please consider your application is rejected.