International Business Assistant 6 Month FTC

Recruiter
Arcadia
Location
Farringdon
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Bit About
Our Global Vision is to be the world’s fashion authority. Endorsed by opinion formers and accessible to everyone, we are an authentic British Brand with world class standards. A fashion-insider that constantly innovates through its brave and irreverent approach, providing fashion leadership to style-minded individuals.

The Role

The IBA is responsible for supporting the continued development of our International business, supporting with expansion into new markets and ensuring that we are trading the brands as effectively as we can in existing markets.

What You'll Be Doing Day to Day

  • Supporting the IBM to deliver the strategy for the region
  • To produce and maintain market information for brands to assist with product planning and potentialisation
  • Assist with seasonal financial planning in conjunction with the brands and partners
  • To analyse market and store performance
  • Support with the delivery of critical path requirements for new store openings and modernisations
  • To develop an understanding of markets and act as a communication channel for identified issues, and liaise with the IBM to agree and implement actions
  • To act as an ambassador for International and the Brands
  • Potential to involve occasional foreign travel to relevant region
  • Provide admin support for the Retail Operations department

Must Haves

  • Experience of working in Fashion Retail or a Retail Operations background
  • It would be preferred but not essential to have experience or knowledge of International Fashion Retail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural awareness with the ability to communicate and manage relationships effectively at all levels, including senior management
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills including Excel & Word
  • Team player
  • Flexible to travel

The Exciting Part

  • Generous holiday with holiday trading
  • 25% staff discount
  • Early finish summer hours
  • Access to sample sales
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan

We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do.