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Graduate Job International Business Fashion Merchandiser - Marble Fashion Design

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: Marble01
Salary: £18,000 p.a.  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

Closing Date - 31 January 2013
Location – Glasgow
Salary - £18,000 p.a.

Job summary

Marble Fashion Design are in the process of expanding into the International Market. They require a graduate who will assist the Director in the technical aspect of fashion, andinternational market/business research. This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate with a fashion background to get started in the fashion business sector. This is a 6 month placement based in Glasgow with a view of converting to a permanent role.

Job Description

The role will involve building and developing relationships with new and existing International customers and assist in the penetration of identified European Fashion Markets. It will also involve research and assisting in the development of the company’s existing product ranges and services to enable international marketing of the brand.

Responsibilities and tasks will include the following:

Research

•        Potential new markets within Europe

•        Labelling requirements for the target markets

•        Online Marketing

•        Identify online marketing and assist social media marketing activities 

•        Update website

•        Drive forward and develop a special media strategy

Fashion merchandising

•        Checking of sizing requirements for the target markets

•        Liaise with designer and factories

•        Follow up Private Label/large customer orders

•        Sizing pre production samples

•        Sourcing fabrics and accessories

•        Undertake quality evaluation of material and check the quality of the final product

•        Responding to product queries from customers

•        Assist market penetration of the independent fashion retail sector

•        Measure samples and carry out quality control checks

Skills / Experience

Key/Essential

•        Technical Fashion skills & in-depth knowledge in textiles

•        Advanced Microsoft Office skills

•        Advanced adobe photoshop and illustrator

•        Good Communicator – able to deal with all levels of seniority in overseas organisations

•        Social media marketing skills

•        Organisational skills

•        Eye for detail

•        Flexible attitude

Ideal

•        Any foreign language skills

Qualifications

Degree in Fashion

Benefits

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and will have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. You can find more information on our placement training pages.

Additional Info

Location: Glasgow, Hillington

Placement Start Date: February 2013

Salary: £18,000 p.a.

Location: Scotland

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