Brands and Wholesale Executive (12 months FTC)

Ref: MON11448
Salary: competitive
Department: Commercial
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Monsoon’s story began with one man and his vision that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery. We are built on a way of working that we are really proud of, where values and ethics go hand in hand.

We are on a journey to bring Monsoon to a wider audience. Monsoon Bazaar is an online curation of beautiful and sustainable products. The Brands and Wholesale executive will report directly into The Head of Brands & Wholesale. This role will play a big part in supporting the growth of the exciting new concept for Monsoon and involve working across multiple functions across the business as part of the new ‘start up’. You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Bazaar.

What will you do as a Brands & Wholesale Executive? 

  • Supports the sourcing of new brands and product selection 
  • Attending trade shows & supplier meetings to source new brands and view seasonal ranges 
  • Manages onboarding process of new brands – contract exchange and delivery requirements 
  • Manages price negotiation and PO management 
  • Manages deliveries and intake of stock & identify trading opportunities and risks 
  • Manage end- to -end launch process from brand to online – collating product information, images, ensuring copy completed 
  • Works with Online Trade & CRM teams to ensure timely launch of product, review weekly performance, suggesting products for weekly emails 
  • Works with social & marketing teams to highlight up and coming product and brand launches suitable for digital channels 
  • Manages samples process from suppliers needed for internal shoots & press events 
  • Working closely across multiple functions in the business and externals – Supplier, Online Trading Team, Studio & Image Team, Marketing and Finance 

What will you need as a Brands & Wholesale Executive? 

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Good excel and power point skills 
  • Experience in buying or merchandising or wholesale, experience in omni channel preferable 
  • Understanding of online sales metrics and KPIs 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Highly motived and hardworking with the desire to work in a start-up environment 
  • Knowledge of new brands and the latest trends 

What will we offer you in return? 

  • Competitive salary 
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme 
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service  
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months 
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme) 
  • A flexible working approach 
  • Early pay day Friday finish 
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products 
  • Interest free season ticket loans 
  • Discounted gym membership at our on-campus gym 
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc 

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today. 

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.  

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.  

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise. 

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements. 

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