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Are you hiring?

Please see current positions we are advertising below:

1- Womenswear Designer:


Unique opportunity to shine - are you what we are looking for, to join our very special brand & team?
We are looking for creativity, originality & professionalism, to add to our established, exciting & accomplished team. This is a rare opportunity, to join the in-house Collectif design team at a “Middle-Weight” level.

Our newly refurbished design studio & head office nestled away in the London Docklands, one minute from the water, 1 minute from Crossrail & one minute from shops, restaurants & bars is a unique & inspirational place to work. Sounds good, right?

Collectif  - Vintage Style Modern Life

Collectif was established in 2000, in London, as a stall within Camden Market. Over the past Eighteen years, we have grown to have three London based shops, and another Boutique in Brighton. We design and make our own clothing & all our prints are unique to us and created in-house. We specialise in 1940s and 1950s reproduction, pin-up style, and rockabilly pieces. However, the range has grown organically to appeal to a much wider audience than our initial niche.

We also stock a wide range of jewellery and accessories made by ourselves, alongside a select range of independent designers & brands, which complement Collectif.
 
Versatility and originality pervades Collectif’s design philosophy and is perfect for those looking for something different.  We combine new fashion trends with classic Vintage styles, along with a good a splash of rock and roll! For us, our collections are more than fashion; they are about creating a timeless sense of romance and glamour set against an unconventional background.
We are looking for a Womenswear Designer to work at our Head Office in London Docklands, this is a full time role which requires 45 hours per Week (Mon-Fri). The Womenswear Designer role is a varied and includes design as well as admin duties.
Main Tasks include:
•    Womenswear Garment Design
•    Accessories Design
•    Print Design
•    Fabric Sourcing
•    Design & Production Team Admin Duties


- We are looking for someone who is already confident in using both Excel and Adobe programs (predominantly Photoshop and Illustrator), as the majority of our design work is computer based. You should be proficient with creating CADs. Experience with designing or buying Menswear and other product areas is not necessary but would be an advantage.
- Salary dependent on experience.

- Please send applications to careers@collectif.co.uk with the subject line ‘Womenswear Designer Application'
-Attach your C.V
-Attach examples of your design work or a link to your online portfolio. The more information you give us, the better.
-Stand out. Make your cover letter detailed and personalised. Explain to us why we should want you to work with us! Make your CV pop- it needs to be interesting and it needs to appeal to us. You need to be able to explain to us what skills you have.
-Spell check your application. You need to be familiar with formatting, and sentence structure as well as being creative.

We will be contacting people for interview as soon as possible, there is no set deadline we are looking for the right person to join our team.


 
Good luck, and we’re looking forward to hearing from you!
The Collectif Team xoxo

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2- Project Manager - Shopfitting & Maintenance - Full time

This is a unique opportunity that will be extremely rewarding for the right candidate. We are looking for a hands-on project manager to bring our brand to life physically, building on what currently exists and taking us to the next level. Predominantly customer-facing elements including stores, trade shows or showroom; however, this may extend to operational projects within the warehouse & office. 

The role will be split between the London office and on-site. If your skills are more practical and less on the creative side, this will also be considered as we have numerous creative individuals within the business whom can inspire direction.

Key responsibilities:

1) Retail store opening & Maintenance

2) Trade show Stand build

3) Office & Warehouse Development

-Produce, maintain and publish new and refurbishment project calendars ensuring they are issued and updated in a timely manner throughout the process.

-Responsible for health & safety requirement, maintenance & action where necessary for multiple sites. 

-Manage the store opening process & of prior work.

-Sourcing, managing & working with on-site contractors

-Manage all project deliveries ensuring purchase orders and vendor invoices are raised, receipted and paid in a timely fashion to meet project milestones. 

-Record and track all financials relating to opening new and refurbished stores by maintaining a store opening cost tracker. 

-Assist in creating opening cost budgets for forthcoming projects. 

-Create and maintain store opening project files, manage drawings and all relevant documentation

-Communicate professionally at all levels including external business partners and senior internal management both face to face and on telephone. 

Requirements: 

-Previous experience of working in a similar role

-Strong Management & communication skills

-Microsoft office

-Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise. 

-Negotiate costs & terms for goods and services.

-Self-starter, able to use own initiative and provide solutions to problems. 

-Strong written and verbal communication skills.

-Proven finisher. 

We expect a covering letter to your CV, which shows a passion for the industry, energy, excitement, and knowledge; demonstrate your ability to inspire the team at Collectif with your passion and experience.

When applying, please state your current salary and expectation for this role.

Email CVs and cover letters to careers@collectif.co.uk. Make sure to include the job title in the subject of your email. Applications without a covering letter or the requested information above, may not be considered. 

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