Amanda Wakeley | Official Online Store | Designer Women's Clothing

Careers

If you would like the opportunity to join the Amanda Wakeley team, please view the current vacancies listed below.

Alternatively, please forward your CV to careers@amandawakeley.com and it will be kept on record for any future openings.

 

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Ladies Wear Garment Tech

London

Amanda Wakeley is a luxury life style brand with a ready to wear collection of timeless signature elegance. We have an exciting opportunity for a Ladies Wear Garment Tech. with the minimum of 7 years’ experience with Evening dresses, Day wear and Knitwear, to join our technical team to develop garments from initial prototype through to production, working to a critical path.

Role Responsibilities:

• To support Design and Pattern Cutters in the creation of accurate design specs, 1st Prototype patterns, garment construction, fit and grading

• Ensure Brand Quality and performance standards are met

• Ensure product is developed to meet the Brands standards

• Creating and maintaining the Tech Pack

• Ensuring the most appropriate construction methods are used in line with the brand qualities

• Suggesting modifications to designs if needed whilst considering potential cost implications

• Generating the size chart. Maintaining the brand Size and Fit standards with the development of measuring guides, blocks, size charts and grade rules

• Leading the fitting of samples, analyse the quality and performance level of samples to ensure the Brand requirements are accurately met

• Communicate all needs to the supply base

• Overseeing fabric and garment testing with close analysis of results

• Supporting the Sales team in analysing product returns and faults

• Control of the technical critical path, ensuring ‘on track’ sealing of the garment

• You will work closely with Design and Production and the external Suppliers

Salary dependent on experience

Please send your CV to : Gill Homes  gh@amandawakeley.com

 

Sales Adviser

London

We are currently looking for Sales Advisers with an experience in luxury sales to join our Amanda Wakeley Team in our London stores.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Providing our client the highest standard of customer service at all times.
• Develop loyalty and building relationships with customers.
• To demonstrate product knowledge on the brand and to have an awareness of Fashion and trends.
• Introduce add-on sales and meeting and exceeding sales in line with individual and store targets.
• Follow all stock management procedures.
• Maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping and retail standards within the store.
• To work within a team environment and make a positive contribution.
• Back of house work with replenishment and deliveries.
• To carry out any additional duties as directed by the management team.

Experience Required:
• Previous experience within luxury fashion
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills
• A passion for our brand
• Strong knowledge of fashion and trends

Please e-mail your CV and cover letter to: fr@amandawakeley.com.

 

Sales Adviser/ Part Time
Harvey Nichols Edinburgh  – Amanda Wakeley Concession

Sale Adviser required for a concession within a luxury department store, working 3 days out of 7 (total of 24 hours a week).

We are looking for someone with energy, initiative and excellent customer service and a true love for our luxury brand.

Duties will include giving first class customer service and keeping the concession replenished and ensure high level of store standard are maintained. Some paperwork will be involved. Computer skills would be an advantage.

Previous experience in luxury retail is preferable.

Please e-mail your CV and cover letter to: hne@amandawakeley.com.

 

Sales Adviser/ Full Time
Harvey Nichols London – Amanda Wakeley Concession

Sales Adviser required for a concession within our luxury department store, working five days a week for a total of 40 hours a week (day off will vary depending on the business needs. Bank holidays, Sundays, late evening, special events).

We are looking for someone with energy, initiative and excellent customer service and a true love for our luxury brand.

Duties will include giving first class customer service and keeping the concession replenished and ensure high level of store standard are maintained. Some paperwork will be involved. Computer skills would be an advantage.

Retail is detail!

Previous experience in luxury retail is preferable.

Please email your CV, photo with a cover letter to hnlonmanager@amandawakeley.com.

 

Merchandising Internship
Head Office London

We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly students with good communications and numerical skills, searching for merchandising admin experience. This role requires 3 to 6 months internship and you will support the Merchandising and Buying Team.

• Processing daily sales on SAP

• Monitoring inter-branch and warehouse stock transfers

• Assisting with the preparation for the Retail Managers Meeting

• Dealing with general store requests

• Processing allocations and maintaining the retail deliveries sheet

• Organising Samples for each season

• Collating style bibles at the beginning of each season

• Inputting and checking daily stock counts (stock take)

• Liaising with external and internal departments

The Amanda Wakeley placement schemes offer invaluable professional experience, and an insight into the hard work, expertise and passion needed to run a successful fashion house. If you are required to spend time in industry as part of your degree, there is no better place to gain experience in luxury fashion.
The role is suitable only for a student on a placement year looking for a 3+ month internship. We are looking for someone to start AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Due to the amount of applications received, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please send your CV and availability to Angela Ramirez at the following address estore@amandawakeley.com.


Production and Technical Internship
Head Office London

Main duties:

• Preparing components and trimmings for packs
• Copying patterns
• Basic sewing tasks
• General office administration

Profile:

• A basic understanding of pattern cutting and garment construction .
• Good research skills
• Enthusiastic working attitude
• An eagerness to learn
• The ability to work well in a team and independent knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Word

Please send your CV and availability to Gill Homes at the following address gh@amandawakeley.com.

 

Amanda Wakeley Sposa Internship
Fulham Road Store, London

A placement at Amanda Wakeley Sposa gives you first hand insight into the operations of a flourishing Bridal business. We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable intern to join our team . You must be enrolled on a degree course and looking for a placement as part of your degree.

Main duties:

Assisting with general office duties
Daily upkeep of the bridal showroom
Assisting at company events, either in-house or elsewhere
Packing dresses for trunk shows, dress orders, wholesale and press loans
Undertaking research projects for the Sposa team
Answering bridal enquiries and booking appointments
Sending fabric swatches and sketches to brides
Steaming dresses and helping to prepare for viewings and fittings

Key Skills:

General computer skills
Excellent written English
Organisational skills
Photoshop and Illustrator skills

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to the following address sposa@amandawakeley.com  or call 0207 376 3739

 

OUR PLACEMENTS

The Amanda Wakeley placement schemes offer invaluable professional experience, and an insight into the hard work, expertise and passion needed to run a successful fashion house.

If you are required to spend time in industry as part of your degree, there is no better place to gain experience in luxury fashion.