Menswear Designer / Buyer – Overcoats, Casuals, Footwear (Maternity Cover)
Job Ref: HKRKF1403/KC
Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim
Are you an experienced buyer or designer seeking your next challenge? Want to take on a rewarding contract with a state-of-the-art fashion company? If so, read on.
Established for over 90 years, our client is a reputable fashion house of mainly menswear brands, designed in-house and manufactured offshore, with links to retailers in the UK, ROI and Europe. The company has a strong brand portfolio and is recognised for its outstanding customer service and high levels of quality. They’re now looking for a Menswear Designer / Buyer to join them on a maternity cover contract.
As a Menswear Designer / Buyer, you’ll create and deliver collections for our client’s portfolio of brands, ensuring they are consistent with the company’s commercial and marketing objectives.
In this varied role, you’ll review trends, source materials and deliver comprehensive seasonal range plans, to be signed off by the Senior Director.
You’ll also oversee the Department Assistant, providing them with the training, support and encouragement they need to thrive in their role and support the growth of the department.
Additionally, you will:
– Ensure sample packs are prepared with specifications, swatches, garments and styling details as required
– Help to create accurate and comprehensive production folders for suppliers
– Maintain a library of styles, specifications and other essential product development information
– Take local and international trips to exhibitions, suppliers and customers
Interested? To be considered, you’ll need:
– Previous experience as a buyer or designer
– Experience gained within a busy commercial environment
As a Menswear Designer / Buyer, you’ll have fantastic communication skills, an enthusiastic approach and the ability to work on your own initiative. Driven and confident, you must also have strong attention to detail and an analytical mindset.
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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.
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