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Vacancies at Celtic & Co.

Celtic & Co. has been creating timeless, sustainable clothing and footwear for over 30 years. We care greatly about our environment and community and this ethos flows through everything we do. We only ever use natural, sustainable materials, and keep our production miles to a minimum, sourcing mainly from Great Britain and manufacturing our sheepskin footwear and accessories by hand in our Cornish factory. All this contributes towards a better fashion future - we strive to do better every day and take industry standards as a threshold to go beyond.

Our style takes great inspiration from our beautiful Cornish location; its colours, patterns and textures. We are extremely dedicated to quality, circular fashion principles and attention to detail. We are passionate about providing the best products and service to our customers and our efforts have been recognised with three Queens Awards to date.

We are a proud, British manufacturer with two sites located close together in Cornwall. Our factory is based in Newquay and our head office and warehouse are located in Indian Queens.

Join our award-winning, ambitious & hard-working team in one of our exciting roles and help us drive our success to the next level. We are a rapidly growing business but still small enough that you feel like a member of the Celtic & Co. family – we’d like you to become our newest member!

We support our employees by providing dedicated learning and development opportunities that will help you to thrive and succeed. At Celtic & Co. you’ll have a healthy work-life balance, a supportive and open-minded team environment and the opportunity to enter a cycle-to-work-scheme. We also offer an exclusive employee discount. 

Current Vacancies:

Customer Order Fulfilment Assistant

Customer Service Advisor

Campaign Manager

Head of Buying


Merchandising:

Head of Buying

Celtic & Co. has been creating timeless, sustainable clothing and footwear for over 30 years. We care greatly about our environment and community and this ethos forms part of everything we do. We only ever use natural, sustainable materials, and keep our production miles to a minimum, sourcing mainly from Great Britain and manufacturing our sheepskin footwear and accessories by hand in our Cornish factory. All this contributes towards a better fashion future - we strive to do better every day and take industry standards as a threshold to go beyond.

Our style takes great inspiration from our beautiful Cornish location; its colours, patterns and textures. We are extremely dedicated to quality, circular fashion principles and attention to detail. We are passionate about providing the best products and service to our customers and our efforts have been recognised with two Queens Awards to date.

We are a rapidly growing business but still small enough that you feel like a member of the Celtic & Co. family – we’d like you to become our newest member!

We support our employees by providing learning and development opportunities that will help you to thrive and succeed. At Celtic & Co. you’ll have a healthy work-life balance, a supportive and open-minded team environment and the opportunity to enter a cycle-to-work-scheme. We also offer an exclusive employee discount.

The Role:

  • To provide leadership to the Product team including defining the future product strategy with natural and sustainable fibers.
  • Work closely and existing product team, Merchandise Manager, and suppliers to maintain the flow of products required for the needs of the business, develop newness for future seasons and 3rd party online partners.
  • Develop and own the Celtic & co sustainability strategy and lead the sustainability team.
  • Key accountabilities & responsibilities include:
  • Develop the buying strategy, build new ranges and products that are consistent with Celtic & Co brand values.
  • Leading the product development strategy with the assistance of our product team, ensuring that this commercially works for all end uses across the collection.
  • Lead and motivate a product team of 2 (growing to 3 in 2022) and dotted line into brand team including photography.
  • Work closely with the merchandise, ecommerce, marketing, and finance teams to drive sales and increase margin.
  • Responsible for the seasonal range strategy which delivers against the KPIs and be able to communicate this effectively to the wider company.
  • Responsible for updating the Board with new range plans and range performance attending and contributing to monthly board meetings.
  • Streamline processes and critical paths to improve efficiency.
  • Steer the buying team to develop digitally first.
  • Liaise with other internal stakeholders, including merchandising, creative and performance marketing, finance and operations, to optimise brand values, sales, & profitability.
  • Develop excellent supplier relationships in line with the strategic plan. Responsible for negotiating key supplier T&Cs.
  • Establishing the seasonal colour palette, developing the overarching creative direction throughout the season to bring freshness and relevance to the product.
  • Supporting the product and brand teams to identify the key shapes and product opportunities alongside developing considered cohesive packs for end use and phased drop.
  • Partnering closely with the merchandisers to aid the teams to build collections which are both creative and commercial, using the seasonal strategy as a starting point.
  • This is an all-encompassing role which will see you steer styling and trim meetings, handle budgets and sign-off of collections. You will manage and motivate a high performing small team, helping in both their day-to-day.
  • Catalogue: Provide support in the creation of catalogue analysis and brief, provide support in checking catalogues before going to print.
  • Essential Qualities:
  • High degree of buying knowledge and expertise - Previous experience at Head of Buying or Senior Buyer level, with management responsibility for a medium sized team.
  • Proven experience in looking for new opportunities to grow business and attract and engage new customers
  • Excellent leader, with strong organisational skills, ability to influence, a real team player and can influence and communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on deadlines.
  • Highly flexible with the ability to manage several activities simultaneously.
  • Ideally have worked in a buying team within e-commerce and analytically driven retail environments.
  • Strong Celtic & Co brand awareness & customer focused.
  • Experience of working closely with and building supplier relationships.
  • Attention to detail, discerning eye, and a taste level in line with the Brand.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and embraces change as a positive.
  • Excellent negotiation skills & commercially savvy.
  • Relationships with European and UK manufacturers.
  • High data input accuracy.
  • Experience with natural fibers desirable.
  • Please note: Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

    Application deadline: 12/11/2021

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Applications via Indeed: https://uk.indeed.com/job/head-buying-80d382b607b5b7d6

    Marketing: 


    Campaign Manager

    Celtic & Co. has been creating timeless, sustainable clothing and footwear for over 30 years. We care greatly about our environment and community and this ethos forms part of everything we do. We only ever use natural, sustainable materials, and keep our production miles to a minimum, sourcing mainly from Great Britain and manufacturing our sheepskin footwear and accessories by hand in our Cornish factory. All this contributes towards a better fashion future - we strive to do better every day and take industry standards as a threshold to go beyond.

    Our style takes great inspiration from our beautiful Cornish location; its colours, patterns and textures. We are extremely dedicated to quality, circular fashion principles and attention to detail. We are passionate about providing the best products and service to our customers and our efforts have been recognised with two Queens Awards to date.

    We are a rapidly growing business but still small enough that you feel like a member of the Celtic & Co. family – we’d like you to become our newest member!

    We support our employees by providing learning and development opportunities that will help you to thrive and succeed. At Celtic & Co. you’ll have a healthy work-life balance, a supportive and open-minded team environment and the opportunity to enter a cycle-to-work-scheme. We also offer an exclusive employee discount.

    You will be a key part of the marketing team primarily planning and delivering through the line marketing campaigns in the UK and US markets across the brand portfolio. Your focus will be on, but not limited to, direct marketing and press advertising. You will also work directly with press editorial teams and journalists to leverage editorial content in key titles. You will have a fantastic eye for creative but be equally happy planning and analysing campaign performance. Excellent copy writing is a must as you will write press releases as well as inspiring web, social and catalogue content. You will also deal with all press enquiries. This is an exciting and incredibly varied marketing role for an experienced marketing professional that can hit the ground running.

    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Working with the Head of Marketing to plan monthly direct marketing campaigns to both customers and prospects in the UK and the US.
    • Working closely with our data planning agency to ensure we are testing and learning from each campaign who, when and what creative / offer to mail.
    • Analysing and reporting on campaign results and making future recommendations.
    • Briefing agencies and internal stakeholders on all campaign requirements and ensuring best in class campaign performance.
    • Ensuring all customer mailing files are correctly uploaded to our business management system and supporting any GDPR requirements of customer data.
    • Working with the digital marketing team to ensure consistent creative treatment across offline and online marketing and social media platforms.
    • Planning and executing press adverts and inserts campaigns in the UK and US.
    • Developing relationships with key journalists and editorial teams to leverage editorial coverage in news and fashion publications.
    • Writing and scheduling press releases for national and regional press and fashion and industry magazines. Developing creative ways to tell our story with content that will inspire and inform journalists about the company with particular focus on raising awareness and understanding of our sustainable ethos.
    • Fulfilling all press and celebrity call-ins – being the key contact for all journalists requests and maintaining the contact email database.
    • Compiling monthly board level updates of campaign performance and press coverage.
    • Line management will be required as the team grows in the near future.

    Required experience or skills:

    • Minimum of 5 years relevant campaign management experience
    • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification in marketing
    • Management of agencies and campaign budgets
    • Line management experience desirable
    • Excellent copywriting capability
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office

    Qualities we are looking for:

    • Highly organised and able to multi-task
    • Excellent writing and communication skills
    • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
    • Must be a strong team player
    • An interest in sustainable, luxury fashion. Keeping up to date on the latest industry sector updates

    Salary £26k - £30k DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE

    Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Closing date: 29th October

    Send your CV and covering letter to: zoe.bray@celticandco.com

    Customer Services:

    Customer Service Advisor

    Celtic & Co. - Indian Queens TR9

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Act as the first point of contact for customers, clients and partner organisations, communicating effectively and efficiently with customers and colleagues in a professional, courteous and timely manner.
    • Answer a high volume of calls and maintain a rapid response rate to agreed standards, striving for high order value through link selling and customer rapport building, remaining calm and providing a professional response at all times.
    • Professionally respond to sales and customer queries using a problem solving approach to find solutions for customers, resolving complaints and queries as necessary. This will be achieved through: diffusing any difficult situations; responding to written communications in accordance with departmental standards, ensuring accurate information is provided and spelling & grammar is correct; where appropriate, recognising situations outside of your control passing these on correctly
    • Contact customers by letter, email and/or telephone in support of planned or unplanned promotions and audits or to increase sales figures as directed by the Manager or the Supervisor providing information to customers of current or special offers available.
    • Process orders and catalogue requests placed by telephone, email, & post in a timely & accurate manner

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary with opportunity for permanent roles depending on performance / demand

    Salary: £9.50 per hour

    If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV along with a covering letter to marta.przybyl@celticandco.com.


    Warehouse:

    Customer Order Fulfilment Assistant

    Celtic & Co. - Indian Queens TR9

    Key responsibilities include:

    • You will support the team with stock control and the timely fulfilment of customer orders providing exceptional service and quality of work.
    • You will assist with the picking and packing of orders, goods in, stock replenishment and the unpacking and processing of customer returns.
    • Minimum of 28 hours per week, this will increase to 40 as we require.
    • In the run up-to Christmas the warehouse runs two shifts per day (6am-2pm) and (2pm-10pm) to deal with the additional order volume. You will alternate from one shift to another each week.
    • Monday – Saturday

    Essential qualities:

    • The successful candidate will be friendly, enjoy working as part of a team and comfortable working to targets and deadlines.
    • You will be reliable and self-motivated with good attention to detail, manage your time well and be able to work efficiently whilst maintaining accuracy.
    • You should also be open to working on a multitude of warehouse tasks when required and have excellent communication skills.
    • You will be computer literate, efficient and accurate with data entry.
    • You will have a base level of fitness as the role is active.

    Desirable experience includes:

    • Previous experience in a retail / stock control / order processing role.
    • Experience of working to and achieving targets.

    COVID-19 considerations:

    • Covid-Secure

    Full training will be provided to the successful applicant.

    Shift patterns: 8h shifts between 8am and 10 pm (Monday - Saturday), overtime

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Contract length: 7 months

    Salary: £9.50 per hour

    If you would like to apply for this vacancy please visit https://indeedhi.re/2UrBe1I and include a covering letter explaining why you would be our ideal candidate, along with your C.V.