Overview

INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.  

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

We are looking for a Market Executive to join our dynamic EMEIA wholesale team. The role will support the Senior Product & Market Manager in the organization of the wholesale campaigns from recruitment of temporary staff to a complete management of the showroom experience both in London & Paris. Acting as an ambassador for Burberry, you will have a solid background in the luxury environment, ideally working with showrooms and experience in recruitment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend Collection Presentation
  • Hosting markets 4 times a year in London and Paris
  • Daily presence in the Showroom to support teams & ensure smooth appointments 
  • Producing market tools for seasonal sales & train temporary staff on tools
  • Work with wholesale teams to understand commercial ambitions and targets for market 
  • Own the showroom experience in London and Paris (VM, catering, models…)
  • Attend monthly market meeting with Showroom team
  • Point of contact for showroom team
  • Prepare local teams for market 
  • Manage showroom schedule in London and Paris
  • Working with showroom team to understand market structure
  • Liaise with showroom team regarding appointment allocation
  • Support commercial team in Managing temp admin team 
  • Support in uniform needs 
  • Discuss and work closely with finance on market budget and forecasting
  • Manage timesheets and make sure the seasonal team schedule is shared with payroll for payment
  • Support Senior Manager to gather feedback regarding market
  • Prepare market debrief to share with Showroom team
  • Manage all aspects related to seasonal from uniform, attendance, sickness 
  • Post market reviews talent feedback
  • Partner with Showroom 365 stakeholders on development of & improvement of the tool
  • Work with PM to ensure all partners are set up on system prior to market 
  • Liaison between Whs and SR365 team during market 
  • Support the Senior Manager on the improvements of the tool
  • Work with teams to establish needs for the market (sales managers + market admins) 
  • Liaise and work with Resourcing and HR to recruit staff
  • Validate with Senior Manager the headcount for each market + list of candidates 
  • Support the teams in managing the contracts for temporary resource 
  • Ensure team is engaged with learning and development
  • Leavers form once market finishes
  • Manage access, hardware and software for all seasonal staff
  • Work with IT to make sure the staff are ready in terms of IT
  • Collating log ins, emails and details to share with commercial team
  • Monitoring performance of virtual selling tool and escalating any issues to SR management team
  • Showroom capacity management – working with SR team on post covid plans and return to physical showroom environment 
  • Calendar management between SR and Whs teams for market schedule – defining days required by region
  • Strategic prioritisation of regional showroom requirements
     

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Experience in working within the luxury fashion industry, preferably within wholesale  
  • Strong project management and organisational skills 
  • Previous experience in managing and recruiting teams, and driving performance 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Autonomous, team player, flexible who can adapt to changes
     

FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

 

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || WHOLESALE, FRANCHISE & LICENSING || DIGITAL & PRODUCT – WHOLESALE || n/a ||

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