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House of Hackney was founded in London in 2011 by Javvy M Royle and Frieda Gormley. Originally established as an interiors label, the brand has successfully grown to offer a full portfolio of homewares and fashion products, with an emphasis on quality, design and Made in England. House of Hackney operates a flagship store in Shoreditch and is stocked in 35 luxury department and concept stores worldwide. As a fast-growing brand with ambitious plans, House of Hackney is expanding its team and as such we are hiring dynamic, highly motivated people to join us. Please see current job opportunities listed below:

Opportunities

SENIOR BUYER

House of Hackney was founded in London in 2010 by Javvy M Royle and Frieda Gormley as a new generational lifestyle brand. The brand is entering an exciting private equity backed growth phase with multi- channel expansion.

We have a unique and exciting opportunity for an outstanding established / Senor Buyer with a solid background in CMT production and buying to oversee the growth of the Home and Fashion ranges. The candidate will be responsible for the strategic development and growth of the product ranges, from managing the team to developing commercial on- brand seasonal collections, to managing and growing the supply chain, driving the profitability of the department through margins. They will work closely with the Head of Merchandising to ensure good stock levels and timely launches in line with the company calendar.

Full time position
Location: Head Office – Shoreditch, London
Closing date for applications - Sunday 26th February 2017

THE ROLE

Reporting directly to the General Manager and Directors the candidate delivers profitable departments, operating as a strategic business manager, overseeing the teams and their processes and demonstrating best practice. The candidate:

  • Analyses trading patterns, advises teams and ensures appropriate action is taken to unforeseen sales reactions.
  • Demonstrates views on current key trade activity that potentially impacts the company / brand.
  • Guides teams and agrees department strategies prior to Directors sign off.
  • Operates an effective / timely product sign off process, appropriate for product lead-time - “Buying Calendar”
  • Mentors their team, helping find solutions to issues encountered acting as trouble-shooter.
  • Displays an in-depth, customer-focused knowledge of market and trends.
  • Oversees range development – ensures that the product reflects the Brand strategy, the range is without gaps or duplication, and that the season is logically and commercially thought through
  • Ensures that the correct level of newness is present, and core lines are maximised and ‘moved on’ at the appropriate time.
  • Works with the Senior Management Team and Marketing Director to develop strong and consistent marketing messages / brand image
  • Agrees visual merchandising guidelines / fixturing / packaging with teams prior to Directors sign off – ensures they are implemented in a timely manner. Works closely with Retail team to agree layouts / fixturing / model store etc.
  • Develops a high performing team: defines and communicates clear vision of the future – translates into understandable goals and targets.
  • Provides positive leadership supporting brand / company policy / strategy and encourages others to do so.
  • Assists the General Manager in producing brand packs for Board review, presenting at meetings

KEY PERSONAL SKILLS

  • A creative thinker with strong creative flair with the ability to predict forthcoming moods, trends, themes.
  • Combines a creative, innovative approach with commercial ideas.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Strong team player and manager - able to gain trust, respect and confidence quickly and effectively.
  • The proven ability to negotiate and drive performance of external as well as internal teams.
  • Enthusiasm, energy and determination to achieve results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – being able to quickly establish effective relationships at all levels (internal and external) with gravitas and strength.
  • Strong and convincing presentation skills – able to get ideas across quickly and effectively and gain relevant buy-in and support.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have minimum 2 years experience at Established Buyer or higher Buyer level
  • Demonstrate a successful track record in managing and growing multi categories and products
  • Experience at managing a team of 6+ people
  • Experience in CMT production and working to critical paths
  • Sound range planning and negotiation skills
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to multi-task across projects
  • Creative and decisive: keen eye and instinct for trends, colors, styles
  • Ability to secure best prices, lead-times and conditions with suppliers
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Proactively/constantly identify new opportunities for the brand
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications
  • Self-motivated, proactive, organised and dedicated
  • Understand the positioning of the House of Hackney brand in the market and be ‘on brand’
  • Ambition to grow House of Hackney into a global lifestyle brand

If you feel you have the exceptional skills and talent to bring to this role please email careers@houseofhackney.com with BUYER in subject title. Please include your CV, a winning cover note and examples of relevant work if necessary by 12pm 26th February 2017.

Graphic Designer

House of Hackney was founded in London in 2010 by Javvy M Royle and Frieda Gormley as a new generational lifestyle brand. The brand is entering an exciting private equity backed growth phase with multi-channel expansion. We are recruiting an experienced Graphic Designer to join the team at House of Hackney, to lead and deliver branding for the business across all channels, in line with the business’ commercial strategy. This is an important and dynamic role in the business. Reporting to Ecommerce Manager and Directors.


Full time position
Location: Head Office – Shoreditch, London
Closing date for applications - Sunday 12th March 2017


THE ROLE

BRAND

  • Owning all digital and print touchpoints, assets or materials and ensuring they are ‘on-brand’ and appropriately represent House of Hackney’s brand and ethos.
  • Driving the brand message forward, creating new ways of communicating the brand through on and offline content and media.
  • Competitor analysis and monitoring

DIGITAL

  • Lead design on new website developments, developing and executing design enhancements based on high-level briefs.
  • Active role in development project workflow from scoping user journeys, through wireframing, to delivering final designs to developers/ecommerce team.
  • Designing website development in a responsive environment.
  • Art direction and execution of visual assets for key online content including Homepage content, social media, newsletters, affiliate banners, lookbooks, brochures, blog posts and any other on-site content.
  • Creating product stories and concepts for online features and rich-media content.
  • Proactively/constantly identify new opportunities to improve the design of the site.
  • Designing and project managing seasonal launches for the website in line with the company calendar.
  • Managing ecommerce image selection process with the design team.
  • Image sourcing, re-touching and other editing.

PRINT

  • Art direction and execution of visual assets for key print content including packaging, catalogues, brochures, lookbooks, in-store display and other printed materials.
  • Working with external print suppliers through to final artwork delivery.
  • Project management from idea conception to artwork delivery.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL

  • Have experience in a similar role in a luxury brand environment
  • Work well under pressure and have exceptional organisational skills
  • Advanced ability with Adobe Creative Suite software

If you feel you have the exceptional skills and talent to bring to this role please email rachel@houseofhackney.com with GRAPHIC DESIGNER in the subject title. Please include your CV, a winning cover note and examples of relevant work if necessary by 12pm 26th February 2017.

BESPOKE CURTAIN ESTIMATE FORM

House of Hackney now offers an exceptional in-house bespoke curtain and blind-making service tailor-made to our customer's requirements.

Our service offers you a wide choice of headings, fabrics and styles to create a truly bespoke window dress. All you need to do is supply your window measurements and follow the easy instructions on screen.

To receive a quotation simply follow the 4 steps below and a member of the team will respond with a quotation within 24 hours:

  • Step 1

    Choose your fabric

  • Step 2

    Select your heading type

  • Step 3

    Enter your measurements

  • Step 4

    Choose your lining

For any queries or if you would like to talk through your needs with the team please contact the customer services team on + 44 (0) 207 739 3901 e-mail : bespoke@houseofhackney.com.


STEP 1 Choose your fabric

FOR ALL FABRIC OPTIONS PLEASE SEE HERE

STEP 2 Select your heading type

STEP 3 Enter your measurements (cm)

STEP 4 Choose your lining

BESPOKE BLIND ESTIMATE FORM

House of Hackney now offers an exceptional in-house bespoke curtain and blind-making service tailor-made to our customer's requirements.

Our service offers you a wide choice of headings, fabrics and styles to create a truly bespoke window dress. All you need to do is supply your window measurements and follow the easy instructions on screen.

To receive a quotation simply follow the 5 steps below and a member of the team will respond with a quotation within 24 hours:

  • Step 1

    Choose your fabric

  • Step 2

    Select your
    mechanism type

  • Step 3

    Enter your
    mechanism pully

  • Step 4

    Enter your blind size

  • Step 5

    Enter your lining type

For any queries or if you would like to talk through your needs with the team please contact the customer services team on + 44 (0) 207 739 3901 e-mail : bespoke@houseofhackney.com.


STEP 1 Choose your fabric

FOR ALL FABRIC OPTIONS PLEASE SEE HERE

STEP 2 Select your mechanism type

STEP 3 Enter your mechanism pully

STEP 4 Enter your blind size (cm)

STEP 5 Enter your lining type

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