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CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Join our team and bring your passion to our customers, our products or our brand –
and discover what the magic of Busby & Fox feels like from the inside out.

To apply for any of the roles below, please send your CV and a cover letter to careers@busbyandfox.com



 

DESIGN MANAGER - DARTINGTON, DEVON (4-5 DAYS PER WEEK)


We're looking for a seasoned Design Manager to translate our commercial strategy and core brand principles of comfort and confidence into bestselling, innovative and competitive ranges of own-label clothing, footwear and accessories. Working collaboratively with our Creative Director and Head of Production, you'll create collections that look great, wear well and fit beautifully for our ever-increasing and ever-evolving tribe of customers, – no matter their age, shape or size – and work hard to elevate design, quality and detail across our entire product range and design function.


Some of the hats you'll be wearing:

  • Designer
  • Communicator
  • Leader
  • Planner
  • Inspirator
  • Brand champion
  • Style setter
  • Quality monitor
  • Educator
  • Advisor

Important skills & attributes:

  • Garment design
  • Range planning
  • Garment tech and quality control (working knowledge)
  • Creative vision
  • Project management
  • Budget awareness
  • Commercial savviness
  • Agility
  • Commitment
  • Brand literacy
  • Flexibiity
  • Strategic mindset


It'll be your job to add value by:

  • Partnering with the Creative Director and Head of Production & Buying to consistently deliver beautiful, commercially successful and thoughtfully designed pieces that hit critical objectives across style, fit, wearability, seasonality/transitionality, sustainability, quality, price point and brand aesthetic
  • Understanding our customer in her various forms, and the differing needs, wants and mindsets of those audiences, then planning the product offering to optimise the opportunity of each; growing brand love and loyalty with our known customers and introducing the brand to new ones
  • Overseeing all aspects of design and range development, including: research, competitor shopping and trend reports; moodboarding and range conception/direction/review; product sourcing / manufacturer placement (with the Head of Production); Prototyping instructions, fitting and gold-seals (with the Head of Production); Post-sales product review
  • Working closely with the production team/timeframes and our overseas agents to ensure all products are delivered on time, on budget and to spec, and collaborating on improvements to internal design and production processes in order to streamline ways of working – both for now and for the future
  • Creating and maintaining an open dialogue with key colleagues on the front-line of sales – in stores and online – to gather, assess and action product feedback and ensure that we’re nailing our offering, and the fit and feel of our clothing, for every type of customer, wherever she shops
  • Understanding 360-degree product insights – everything from merchandising and e-commerce data to customer reviews, store feedback, press selections, core trends and industry advancements – and translating these into meaningful design decisions
  • Visiting manufacturers and suppliers (predominantly within Europe) to discover new products, fabrics, prints, trims, opportunities in sustainability, production techniques, trends and other design developments
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues in production, merchandising, marketing and finance to share information and maximise potential across sales, margins, budget control, supplier relationships, brand reach and customer satisfaction
  • Leading, coaching, and expanding the design team as it grows
  • From time to time, presenting design concepts, reviews and insights to key stakeholders and the Board.


Benefits include:

  • 28 days’ holiday as standard (for full-time employees)
  • Additional 1 day of holiday for your birthday
  • Employee discount
  • Company events
  • Company pension (for eligible employees)
  • Fun & relaxed environment
  • Rewarding work

 



CREATIVE DESIGNER - DARTINGTON, DEVON (FULL TIME)


We're looking for a Creative Designer to bring our visual identity to life in fresh and exciting ways, combining imagery, words and typography across various touchpoints in a way that inspires customers and creates an emotional connection to our brand. You'll act as an arbiter of creative quality, consistency and style across every piece of visual media that we make, publish or print.


Some of the hats you'll be wearing:

  • Designer
  • Communicator
  • Style setter
  • Quality checker
  • Taste maker
  • Team player
  • Improver

Important skills & attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Creativity (in spades)
  • Commercial awareness
  • Curiosity
  • Design consciousness
  • Effectiveness
  • EnthusiasmImagination
  • Initative
  • Organisation
  • Prioritisation
  • Tech savviness
  • Time management


It'll be your job to add value by:

  • Producing great-looking, effective and design conscious imagery/graphics for marketing and promotional materials including: exciting and engaging email marketing campaigns; digital ads that generate strong performance and revenue; eye-catching graphics for social channels; must-click graphics and banners for our website; irresistible press lookbooks for the national media; on-brand and informative store materials; pretty and polished print pieces – like stationery, gift cards and packaging or dispatch materials
  • Assisting on studio and lifestyle photoshoots by shooting, art directing and/or editing supporting imagery – for example close-up detail shots to show fabrics and fastenings, or still-life product shots for jewellery and accessories – and being a valuable pair of hands to ensure that shoots run smoothly and efficiently, and produce beautiful results
  • Regularly reviewing and updating creative templates and materials (like our e-newsletter) to assess their quality, relevancy and style as they age, and continually looking for ways to enhance and evolve our visual brand identity so that we keep up with trends and advancements in design while staying true to our brand, our design heritage and our position in the market
  • Developing internal guidelines and resources to ensure a consistent, considered and visually appealing approach to all creative production, from brand/website colour palettes to creative accents and typography
  • Being a guardian for the quality, harmoniousness and overall aesthetic of all creative materials to ensure that everything we produce is well made, on-brand, visually exciting and commercially on-point, and collaborating with colleagues in marketing, e-commerce or other departments to identify and capitalise on opportunities to do better
  • Supporting the wider creative and marketing team with all manner of creative pursuits – like assisting with social media shoots, research, planning, creative direction and image selection.


Benefits include:

  • 28 days’ holiday as standard (for full-time employees)
  • Additional 1 day of holiday for your birthday
  • Employee discount
  • Company events
  • Company pension (for eligible employees)
  • Fun & relaxed environment
  • Rewarding work

 


STORE LEADER – FARNHAM


We're looking for an experienced Store Leader to lead the team at our brand new Farnham store. It will be your job to lead the team in delighting every customer with warm, inspiring and informative service that goes above-and-beyond; embracing our annual strategy and goals to driving your store towards its own commercial success and being natural and brilliant ambassadors of Busby & Fox by embracing brand language, spirit and behaviours.

 

Important skills & attributes

Accountability | Adaptability | Attention to Detail | Commercial Savviness | Communicator | Confidence | Discretion | Emotional Intelligence | Enthusiasm | Eye for style | Leader | Organiser | Planner | Professionalism | Stylist | Sales Whizz | Time management | Trainer


It'll be your job to add value by:

  • Managing and retaining a passionate, motivated, inclusive and goal-focused team.
  • Coaching and developing your team to maximise their potential by nurturing a culture of continuous development, and supporting each individual to play their own part in driving the success of your store through leadership, training and inspiration.
  • Directing and embedding exceptional customer service through a warm and inclusive store culture, and a comfortable, cohesive, beautifully presented and inspiring environment inside the store and out.
  • Showing and telling the magic of dressing with Busby & Fox through interaction and visual display.
  • Delivering expert advice on style and fit through high-level product knowledge, information and inspiration.
  • Nailing performance against commercial goals and metrics by knowing your store’s potential, trading patterns and customer profile inside-out, and by seeking out new opportunities to drive success wherever possible.
  • Owning back-office responsibilities and practises, drawing on skills and experience within your team to achieve smooth, seamless and professional operations.


Benefits include:

  • 28 days’ holiday as standard (for full-time employees)
  • Additional 1 day of holiday for your birthday
  • Generous uniform program
  • Employee discount
  • Company events
  • Company pension (for eligible employees)
  • Fun & relaxed environment
  • Rewarding work

 



RETAIL ASSISTANTS - TRURO

Our Retail Assistants ensure Busby & Fox's distinctive ethos, customer care and brand look-and-feel are represented to customers from the moment they first step through our doors and throughout their continued relationship with us. You'll be on hand to provide assistance and advice to customers where needed, process sales and other transactions, and help the store management team make sure the space is well-stocked and beautifully presented at all times.

If you'd like to help women like you connect with clothes that make them look good and feel great and work for an independent brand that's changing the way it feels to shop, then Busby & Fox is the place for you.


Important skills & attributes

Adaptability | Attention to Detail | Communicator | Confidence | Enthusiasm | Eye for style | Organiser | Professionalism | Stylist | Sales Whizz | Team Player | Time management


It'll be your job to add value by:

  • Demonstrating exceptional customer service and delivering expert advice on style and fit through high-level product knowledge, information and inspiration
  • Showing and telling the magic of dressing with Busby & Fox through interaction and visual display
  • Supporting the store leaders with back-office responsibilities and practises
  • Being a brand ambassador and embodying all the gorgeous, soulful, feel-good vibes and quality expectations that Busby & Fox promises


Benefits include:

  • 28 days’ holiday as standard (for full-time employees)
  • Additional 1 day of holiday for your birthday
  • Generous uniform program
  • Employee discount
  • Company events
  • Company pension (for eligible employees)
  • Fun & relaxed environment
  • Rewarding work