Jobs

Current Roles September 2022

Broadly, this person will be responsible for activities such as:

  • Coordinating the seamstressing work to ensure a professional and high-quality outputs and ensure that the company continues to deliver the best bridal fitting experience for the brides.
  • Collaborating with the bridal stylists to prepare for fitting appointments, ensure the company meet the brides' wedding timelines, and manage the atelier's workload.
  • Managing customer correspondences and interactions related to fittings and customisations.
  • Ensuring that all alterations criteria are met before they are due.
  • Ensuring accurate capture of fitting information.
  • Ensuring the atelier's productivity and efficiency.
  • Performing alterations work.

Bridal Seamstress

The Bridal Seamstress is key to the retail and customer experience in our client's Auckland Flagship Showroom. This role is responsible for ensuring a seamless experience for brides throughout the fitting and alterations process. To excel in this role, the candidate will require a balance of administrative skills, strong technical seam stressing skills, and an impeccable approach to customer service.

There are three key aspects to this role:

Technical - performing bridal fittings, alterations and creation of bespoke pieces as required;

Atelier coordination and management - managing the atelier's workflow and quality of work;

Customer service - ensuring the delivery of a warm, welcoming and responsive bridal fitting experience for our brides.

The Bridal Seamstress will work closely with the showroom team to manage the alterations workload and customer correspondence and fitting appointments. The ability to remain calm and communicate concisely is imperative.

  • A minimum of five years' seamstress or dressmaking experience in luxury and/or bridal fashion
  • Highly developed knowledge in bridal high-fashion fabrics, wedding gown or evening dress design and constructions
  • Experience working in an atelier or similar workroom, especially in situations requiring the team to work to set deadlines
  • Customer service experience, especially in situations where a high level of customer service is expected
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to speak and write fluently in English is required as the role will interact regularly with our brides
  • A passion for fashion especially in bridal
  • Experience in using systems and processes related to the retail channel
  • A qualification in fashion, retail, sales, or any related field preferred but not critical (please expect the above skills to be tested during the recruitment process)
  • The following attributes will be key to success:
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise in a fast-moving environment
  • A calm demeanour and ability to react positively in high pressure situations (in particular during our peak fitting periods)
  • Strong memory recall
  • High attention to details and precise workmanship
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • An outgoing personality with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Absolute care, focus and energy with regards to the smooth and exceptional experience for the brides from the moment they meet with the team
  • Warm, friendly, and gregarious
  • Respectful but resilient
  • Professional and well-presented
  • Diligent, structured and has a meticulous eye for detail
  • A proven willingness to work collaboratively and create a fantastic environment for customers and your colleagues
  • A great work ethic and a willingness to work hard to deliver results
  • A growth mindset - not set in ways and willingness to learn and innovate
  • Ability to legally work in New Zealand (NZ residency or citizenship is ideal)
  • Would love to hear from you if this role is of interest. 

Please call Julie Malone on 0211560111 or email apparel@apparelhr.com

Sales Support Associate

Our fabulous client is looking for a new Sales Support Associate to help take their brand experience a new level.  They are a global  design company focused  manufacturing  & wholesaling garments from their Auckland Atelier to over 80 retailers across the globe. The Sales Support Associate will respond to customer enquiries, manage direct customer and wholesale orders, and work closely with the Sales Manager to execute sales team projects and objectives.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage direct customer enquiries via email and LiveChat
  • Input and manage orders through internal production software
  • Responsible for the order placement, management and delivery of all promotional products
  • Oversee and manage inventory levels for in-stock products
  • Utilize the company's CRM tools to manage customer communication
  • Support the Sales Manager in occasional special events, fittings and projects

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a customer service or sales related position
  • Demonstrable experience in deadline management
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Proficient in all standard Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining deadlines and team excellence
  • Interest in fashion and working with a team of driven professionals to create an unparalleled customer service experience for B2B partners and customers

Additional Requirements

  • Must be located in Auckland, New Zealand with ability to work in Parnell HQ

Fashion Brand/Account Manager


POSITION OVERVIEW

The Account Manager will manage the development of all marketing and media content and media communications for the designated brand across the marketing channels.

MAIN OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  • Work alongside Marketing Manager to set the content plan/strategy, mood/story for the brand in social media and marketing channels.
  • Manage and executes all day-to-day operations of the social media presence in all platforms - inclusive of design, sign-offs and publishing.
  • Plan, design and create, and content for marketing efforts (primarily social media-related) in accordance with schedule set by Marketing Manager.
  • Managing email accounts associated content for real brides and collaborations to be established.
  • Review and reporting on social media metrics for social channels and increase interaction with the brand across all channels.
  • Reporting on database and website user performance and suggesting recommendations.
  • Search, pitch and develop influencer partnership from contract agreement to final delivery.
  • Participate in collection vision meetings with Director of Design and Communications to ensure social media of Saint matches the story and vision from the design team
  • Manges the press set, loans, and collaborations for the collection
  • Assist the Photography and partnership content producer in the planning and prep on all required photo shoots of the collection (including marketing materials for collection launch and look books)
  • Plans and producers studio fitting and flat lay content required for social each month
  • Trade marketing and retailer partnerships development. Partners with retailer to create content and shared marketing plans to be used through the year.
  • Creation and implementation of branding visuals for Saint including:
  • Website HP, Collection pages and gown pages
  • Presentation material
  • Look book
  • Keep all work areas clean, tidy, and safe at all times per Lean Manufacturing principles

RELATIONSHIPS & AUTHORITY

  • Directly reports to Marketing Manager.
  • Direct relationship to - Photography and Partnership content producer.
  • Direct relationship to - Marketing Assistant.
  • Functional relationship with the Design Team, External Relations and Tech Team.

Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on 021 1560 111 or

email fashion@apparelhr.com

Part time Garment Technician 


Aprox 12-15 hours per week

$30 per hour

Purpose of position:

To create techpacks for all outbound samples.

To measure all inbound samples and communicate with factories re fit.

To liaise factories in order to ensure smooth running of the production process.

To assist with various production tasks designated by the Buyer.

Report to: The Buyer and the General Manager.

Job duties: The job duties of this position include but are not limited to those listed below. As a minimum requirement the Garment Technician is required to:

PREPARE TECHPACKS

  • Attend product styling session with the buying team if required
  • Prepare tech pack for all out bound styles
  • Techpack to include full size spec with all required changes noted, sketch, detailed accessories
  • Measuring points for each style to be noted on sketch
  • Samples/images of accessories to be included if possible
  • Size spec to be appropriate for the style (eg S - 3XL for knit, 10 - 26 for woven, OS for scarf)
  • Making up story boards
  • Style sheets and product sketches
  • Graphic work in Adobe

INBOUND COUNTER SAMPLES PROCESSING

  • Sample evaluation to be completed for all proto samples
  • Measure every point on spec and note differences
  • Check fit on house model and note any differences between spec and counter sample
  • Communicate with factories re required changes. If sample is accepted with different spec, amend the spec and resend
  • Aim for next business day reply on every sample for all received samples

FACTORY COMMUNICATION

  • Answer all factory technical queries
  • Provide sketches and specs to clarify any questioned point
  • Aim for same day reply on technical questions

OTHER PRODUCTION TASKS

  • Assist with any production tasks requested by General Manager or the Buyer
  • Help with creating and compiling look books, and season catalogues if required
  • Provide additional sketches for marketing and look books if required
  • Any other task requested by the General Manager or Buyer not directly relating to processing production samples

ADDITIONAL TASKS (if suitable)

• Fit model duties:

  • Attending fit sessions with the Directors and giving thorough feedback on the fit and feel of the garments

Ideal size 14: Bust 95cm, Waist 85, Hips 106


For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on 021 1560 111 or

email fashion@apparelhr.com



Buyers Assistant

Buying

  • Create templates and prepare all information to be sent to marketing ahead of going live on the website
  • Monitor all live deals and do not let them close without approval and checking success of sales
  • Confirm an agreed order with suppliers and raise POs
  • Gathering product information from suppliers, keeping close tabs on following up if no response
  • Answering customer service queries relating to products
  • Coordinate with each department depending on product stage i.e. Marketing, Production and Customer Services
  • Re-costing and confirming repeat orders
  • Assist in sourcing new/old suppliers to see who can produce new items being proposed
  • Sourcing and costing new products
  • Develop new suppliers through research (Alibaba or overseas agents)
  • Co-coordinating and recording buying samples received
  • Communicating with the Showroom about the arrival of samples and helping to set-up the samples
  • Assisting with QC when products arrive into the Warehouse
  • Assisting the Warehouse to count or label stock when needed

Production

  • Assisting with adhoc production tasks
  • Checking and amending instruction manuals
  • Maintain office procedures, processes, systems
  • Maintain and manage all orders within the company's system
  • Highlight areas where service and efficiency within the production process can be improved

Relationships

Internal

  • Attend weekly meetings with company GM and buying Manager to brainstorm product ideas, market research of current trends
  • Provide translation for buying and marketing departments from suppliers
  • Discuss product success with the GM and whether to pull a product or leave it running on a promotion
  • Liaise with both the customer service and marketing team in terms of product enquires for customers
  • Coordinate with the Shipping Department to check if orders need to be consolidated as a Full
  • Container Loading to save on costing.
  • Assist the buying department in communicating with the factories over any questions or information they need to answer

External

  • Initiate contact with current or new suppliers with new orders
  • Negotiate product prices with suppliers and relay information accurately in regards to price, design, quantity and deadlines
  • Confirm packaging requirements, terms of business and shipping terms with suppliers
  • Raise orders with suppliers once approval has been granted
  • Approve pre-production samples that are sent from suppliers to ensure they meet the outlined criteria

Health and Safety

  • Ensure that operations are carried out in accordance with legal, Site and Corporate H&S Guidelines
  • Show personal responsibility in safety by following safety standards at all times
  • Report on safety issues & performances in a timely manner, and propose solutions
  • Work co-operatively with the team and Health and Safety Officer

Person specification

Experience

  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar role
  • Good understanding of overseas production and processes
  • Experience dealing with international suppliers
  • Knowledge of how to work out productions costs/margins would be beneficial
  • Ability to build strong and lasting relationships with suppliers and key stakeholders
  • Proven practical experience of working in a role that requires handling multiple tasks at one time
  • Experience navigating around MS Applications especially Excel

Personal Attributes

  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Resourceful personality and the ability to think out of the box when sourcing new products
  • Excellent communication skills, being fluent in a second language would be an advantage
  • Superb problem-solving skills
  • Can work as part of multiple teams across different departments

Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on 021 1560 111 or 

email fashion@apparelhr.com

Presser

Our client was voted Best Drycleaner in Auckland by Metro Magazine. They are recommended by New Zealand's leading fashion designers and have an unrivalled reputation for outstanding quality and service.They employ leading edge technology and have over 45 employees operating in a world class production environment.They are seeking an experienced and productive presser with good spoken English. Must have excellent attention to detail and a strong quality focus.
They provide a comfortable and friendly working environment where staff are treated with respect and integrity.

Key Tasks

  • Pressing and/or hand-ironing garments and furnishings in accordance with the company's high quality procedures and standards.
  • Ensure all stained garments are returned to the drycleaning department for stain removal.
  • Check the garments to determine whether free repairs are required.
  • Achieve productivity goals (piece count) without compromising quality standards.
  • Achieve superior levels of customer satisfaction by proactively pursuing the company goal - "It's Ready and Right"


This is an excellent opportunity to work for the market leader in the drycleaning industry where you will be paid at the very top end of the market and have stable and secure full-time employment.

Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on 021 1560 111

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Warehouse Team Member


Internal Customer Services department/ External Freight contacts

Ensure quality of inwards and outwards goods/ Manage

warehouse operations and logistics to ensure the highest possible quality of goods and customer service delivery

Key responsibilities & outcomes

Warehouse Operations

  • Assist with pickup orders
  • Faulty Stock - Liaise with  customer service resolving delivery issues
  • Manage rework
  • Account for all goods including branch transfers received ensuring that it matches the order that was raised
  • Assist with stock control and random spot checks on stock as required
  • Perform cycle counts as required
  • Operate a forklift as required to move stock to ensure easy access for stock being dispatched
  • Assist in Despatch with help from  staff
  • Assist in organising the warehouse to make sure there is space for everything
  • Unload and load all trucks (fork hoist certified)
  • Ensure the warehouse and car park tidy and clean

Customer Care

  • Provide excellent customer service to customers who come in for pick-up of goods or drop off of faulty goods by dealing with their query in a friendly and timely manner
  • Provide accurate information to the customers on where they need to go if returning goods
  • Develop and establish strong relationships with new and existing customers

Maintain Warehouse procedures, processes, systems

  • Ensure that all goods are accounted for and any discrepancies in orders are logged and reported
  • Log all incoming and dispatched goods into software system
  • Ensure to print correct and clear labels for all stock
  • Assist in keeping the warehouse tidy and ensure a clear pathway at all times
  • Maintain and update all warehouse documentation in accordance with company policy

Relationships

1.Internal:

  • Work closely with the customer service team to arrange pickups by customers
  • Report any issues with inwards or outwards goods to customer service team so clients can be notified
  • Keep the internal email accounts maintained and actioned
  • Allocate or flag emails that are for the different warehouse teams (bulk warehouse)
  • Action any relatable emails so the team knows that the issue has been closed
  • Liaise with appropriate departments for any issues that are raised with goods on inspection of delivery
  • Assist internal staff with any product samples that need to be put together

2.External:

  • Serve any customers that come into the warehouse for pick-ups/drop offs
  • Coordinate with different freight providers to ensure delivery times are met
  • Ensure that freight providers are contacted regarding the dispatch of goods

Health and Safety

  • Conduct daily checks of the warehouse to ensure that health and safety standards are met
  • Report on safety issues & performances in a timely manner, and propose solutions
  • Using company guidelines relating to manual handling when dealing with stock
  • Ensure that operations are carried out in accordance with legal, Site and Corporate H&S Guidelines
  • Show personal responsibility in safety by following safety standards at all times
  • Work co-operatively with the team and Health and Safety Officer


Person specification

Experience

  • Strong background in warehouse procedures
  • Proven experience with stock control and stock management
  • A forklift licence is necessary for this role
  • Experience in warehouse administration and using different software systems
  • The ability to communicate with different departments effectively

Personal Attributes

  • Physically fit with the ability to lift stock
  • The ability to project what products need to be moved to create room for new deliveries
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to put theory into practice when dealing with heavy lifting
  • Personable & approachable with customers and clients
  • Able to work on own initiative in the warehouse and identify what needs to be done
  • Good at collaborating with different departments in the company as required

For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on 021 1560 111

Or email fashion@apparelhr.co.nz to find out more!

Shima Seiki Knitting Machine Operator - fashion wear


Based in Tauranga.

Graduates welcome!

The job entails the set up, operation and monitoring of Shima Seiki knitting machines.

Setting up and operating automatic machines to knit garments of specified pattern and design.

Threading yarn, through guides, needles and rollers of machines for knitting.

Starting machines and monitoring operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation.

Removing panels or fabric from the machines and examining finished products for defects and variations, reporting faults in machines, and carrying out quality control procedures.

Cleaning, oiling, and lubricating machines, using air hoses, cleaning solutions, rags, oil cans and/or grease guns.

The successful candidates will be working on the machines so some mechanical knowledge would be great and if they had an interest in electronics that would be advantageous.

Opportunity to learn how to program the machines.

The job is permanent 40 hours a week, start and finish time is flexible.

$24 an hour to start with a six month performance and salary review.

For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on 021 1560 111

Or email fashion@apparelhr.co.nz to find out more!

Garment Technician

Product Development:

  • Review of the design to ensure fit for purpose and is in alignment with The company's quality standards and brand architecture
  • Creating pattern and spec for new samples in order to issue sample requests to the production team with details of garments, pattern, fabrics and trims required
  • Working closely with the relevant teams to ensure the garments meet any required standards, eg high-visibility or fire retardant
  • Sourcing and ordering trims where needed and corresponding with suppliers for all sample/requirements
  • Ensure detailed briefing in to the suppliers when development sample process commences
  • Detailed analysis of sample submissions to ensure they meet with technical pack requirements, meet required standard for garment presentation and quality of workmanship
  • Lead fit meetings to assess the fit of the sample in line with the block selected, the design brief, the measurement spec and end user requirements.
  • Ensure that the fit of a style is reviewed as it grades into very large sizes and whether the style is still appropriate
  • Adhere to the risk assessment process closing out all identified risks prior to pre-production sample sign off
  • Final sign off of all technical packs and pre-production samples
  • Ensure that governance around tech pack updates and filing are adhered to
  • Working with key stakeholders to achieve the least complex methods which are cost effective and improves efficiencies
  • Keeping accurate records for the set up stage and approval process for gold seal samples and key approval documents/samples
  • Fabric shipping sample approvals and management for easy referencing
  • Ensure that any amendments to construction during product development do not negatively impact price and that any cost savings made are notified to Sourcing to ensure this can be reflected in the price
  • Seek and take advice from suppliers to improve construction methods and reduce cost
  • Working with the product developer and sourcing specialist on new product developments to recommend production methods for easier manufacturing & cost saving options
  • Attending fitting sessions with the product developer & senior patternmaker and making recommendations to ensure the quality and customer expectations are met

Specifications & Pattern Making

  • Use the company's template to create detailed specifications for new garments to enable suppliers to make accurate samples and bulk production
  • Create garment sketches, size charts, measuring diagrams, construction instructions, logo placement diagrams and other relevant technical details required to create specifications suitable for onshore and offshore use
  • Maintain all garment specs, pattern files, sample list of active and discontinued styles and relating documents for easy access and adhere to Document Management System (DMS)
  • Create fully graded patterns for samples and new product based on the company's blocks as required
  • Make patterns for special measure customer garments
  • Carry out costings requested by internal customers (Sale/Sourcing Teams) by making mock up patterns for development, yield and costing purposes
  • Implement pattern changes and improvements as required by the customer or internal Teams
  • Maintain all patterns, import and export files
  • Work closely with other teams on new style patterns and when pattern changes occur
  • Offshore spec set up and creation as directed by Category & Product Teams
  • Offshore sample checking against specs and writing sample inspection reports (SIRs)
  • Liaising with suppliers, checking trims samples and lab dips etc
  • Request/Set up of new raw materials to be set up by Planning Assistant
  • Working knowledge of technical fabrics, standards and compliance (AS NZS 4602.1 & AS NZS 4602.2 , AS NZS 4824.2021, etc)
  • Experienced in CAD Patternmaking and grading
  • Checking and requesting all relevant test reports for fabric & trims
  • Updating specifications at all stages
  • Quality checking & creating sample inspection reports from development sample to top of production sample
  • Building up solid relationships with the key internal & external stakeholders and suppliers
  • Communicating with onshore and/or offshore suppliers for any quality & technical issues and bring solutions for any queries
  • Experienced in using Adobe Illustrator

Critical Path

  • Ensure adherence to critical path timelines
  • Strive for improved timelines to facilitate speed to market
  • Communicate development progress with key stakeholders
  • Solutions focus to minimise roadblocks and improve development speed
  • Deal with quality issues that arise throughout the development process calling in stakeholder support across the business for resolution in a timely manner

Innovation:

  • block/fit/size/grading/fit model/dummy - alignment and control
  • Aim to continually share and research for areas of improvement in process, service and product offering
  • Sustainable and environmental practices where commercially possible

Safety

Understands, adheres to, and works towards meeting their HSE Responsibilities as advised in the GetSAFE 3.1 HSE Accountabilities, Responsibilities and Authorities Standard

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Please contact Julie Malone on 021 1560 111

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Customer Communications Consultant 

LOCATION: Auckland

REPORTING TO Sales Co-ordinator

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Customer Communications Consultant position is based in the design studio focused on wholesale and retail sales communication.

MAIN OBJECTIVES OF POSITION

  • Wholesales Account Manager - Retailer comms, order entry & management, monthly updates & reports, sizing & alterations support, returns, customer concerns
  • Retail Sales - studio sales days & sample sales
  • Client Comms - oversees emails & running Livechat
  • Assist in managing Auckland studio shows - set-up, client comms, stylist for each show, follow up comms, managing orders and payments

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Directly reports to Sales Co-ordinator
  • Functional relationship with the Design & Admin teams

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Fashion industry experience
  • Proven account management experience
  • Perfect written English and an ability to understand foreign cultures

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

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Dress Makers


10 positions available

Location: Auckland

Our client is a high-end Bridal Atelier with a state of the art workroom located in central Parnell. They are looking for experienced Dress Makers to join their team. The successful candidates must be familiar with all aspects of garment construction and industrial machining to a high standard.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full garment construction.
  • Required volume of garments in a timely manner to the required standard.
  • Plain sewing.
  • Overlocking.

Skills, Experience and Attributes Required:

  • Proven garment construction and machining skills to a very high standard.
  • Experience in working with fine fabrics, lace and trimmings would be advantageous.

If you are adept in fine sewing and are a reliable team player looking for a new opportunity to display your skills, send us your CV now!

Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

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Sales - Embroidery Sales & Operations Co-Ordinator 

Job Brief:

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced sales and operations person to join our Client's dynamic and very successful team in a newly created role as a "hands on" Embroidery Sales & Ops Co-Ordinator located in Mt Wellington, Auckland.

The successful person will bring some years of experience to the table, to allow them to take ownership of the role and hit the ground running to achieve business objectives of customer base growth, production quality and overall outstanding customer experience.

Hours of work are 9am to 5pm Monday - Friday, with the opportunity for flexibility and additional hours if required.

Applicants must be pro-active, reliable, culturally aware, English speaking team player with a "roll up sleeves" attitude and ideally have workflow experience with Wilcom software and Barudan embroidery machines.

Good computer skills are required to maintain digital files etc.eg Excel/Outlook and ability to learn our ERP system JIM2. Experience with embroidery machine and/or heat press operation will be advantageous.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Supervise staff and co-ordinate work flow/load of Embroidery and Heatpress jobs. Ability to reorganize jobs based on urgency and last minute changes.
  • Take ownership of the system and administrating the brand/ digitizing side of the business.
  • Deal with internal & external customers and have an emphasis to grow the business with seeking the introduction of new customers.
  • Liaise with digitizer to create embroidery programs for Barudan embroidery machines using Wilcom digitizing software.
  • Receive job information from the customer including the type of item/ fabric to be embellished, size, colours and position
  • Communicate with the customer regarding the design requirements and submit proofs and samples for approval
  • Work with production and design team to make amendments to the program promptly to avoid delays in production
  • Attention to Detail - ability to maintain coding, accurate files & images, identifying anomalies. Problem solving skills will be required for different aspects of the role.
  • Assist with routine cleaning and oiling of the machine and keeping the workspace tidy.
  • Strive to achieve production and performance goals.
  • Maintain stock levels of operational consumables.
  • Work in a team environment and contribute to team effort. Maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Ensure health and safety policies and procedures are met and contributed to if/when necessary.

Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

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Graphic Designer


Location: Mt Wellington

Reporting to: Marketing Manager / Marketing Team Lead.

Coordinating with the internal Marketing and Buying departments.

Supporting the Marketing Team in providing excellent marketing material and social media content that will promote Company's business strategy and increase sales.

Key responsibilities & outcomes

Graphics

  • Resize, clear-cut, recolour, add graphics or otherwise manipulate supplied images in consultation with the Marketing and Buying Teams
  • Retouch in-house or professional photographs
  • Create composite lifestyle shots that suit the Company's brand by combining clear-cut product images with lifestyle backgrounds from stock-shot libraries etc
  • Create website banner artwork consistent with the Company's brand look and feel
  • Create artwork for marketing emails consistent with the brand's look and feel
  • Create logos (and associated banners / email artwork) for special promotions eg. Halloween
  • From time to time, create layouts for advertising, brochures, presentation documents, stationery and other material as briefed as briefed by the Marketing Manager, Marketing Assistant, Buyers or other staff
  • Occasionally carry out layouts that improve the appearance of the Company's website, for coding by the Developer

Social Media

  • Edit high-impact short-form and long-form product videos capturing the spirit and energy of the Company
  • Create graphics, supers, end-frames etc for videos
  • Occasionally assist with the shooting of material for video promotions
  • Re-edit existing video material as briefed, to freshen it or when there is a price change etc
  • Come up with promotional angles for a product using the footage or images that already exist by being creating with graphics, editing etc
  • Creating animated website ads for external advertising (Google Ads etc)
  • Creating humorous memes for Facebook and Instagram
  • Creating videos specifically tailored for Instagram stories
  • Other miscellaneous social media tasks as briefed by the Marketing Manager or Marketing Team Lead


Internal Relationships

  • Collaborate with the Marketing Manager and Social Media Coordinator on a daily basis in regard to tasks that need to be completed
  • Liaise with the Buying team in relation to image clear-cutting / recolouring / manipulation required
  • Find out what materials are needed for advertising in a timely manner
  • Attend meetings with the CEO, Marketing Manager, Buyers or other departments as required.
  • Coordinate with any temporary staff that are present to streamline processes
  • Health and Safety
  • Ensure that operations are carried out in accordance with legal, Site and Corporate H&S Guidelines
  • Show personal responsibility in safety by following safety standards at all times
  • Report on safety issues & performances in a timely manner, and propose solutions
  • Work co-operatively with the team and Health and Safety Officer

Other

  • Any other reasonable request that may be asked of you during your time at Company
  • Enhance the organisation's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests
  • Exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Experience

  • Highly competent with the Adobe suite
  • Well organised
  • Fast worker with the ability to switch between different tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good-natured personality with a can-do attitude and attention to detail
  • Photography & Videography
  • Video editing and animation
  • Design coding skills
  • Social media post creation 


Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

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Brand Manager

Location: Mount Maunganui

Reporting To: Managing Director

Key Objective:

To consistently ensure that all areas of the business are reflective of the Brands vision and mission and business goals. This includes responsibility for store signage and visual merchandising; photography and videography presentation and communication; social media and website presentation and communication.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute online and instore marketing campaigns.
  • Work with the Directors to strategically plan marketing campaigns to achieve business goals.
  • Management of the marketing budget throughout the year.
  • Set yearly and monthly marketing plans and campaigns. Constantly review and communicate to the marketing team to execute accordingly.
  • Plan and execute weekly emails to database.
  • Manage Visual Merchandiser, Photographer, Website Co-ordinator and Social Media Co-ordinator to achieve marketing and campaign plans and hold them accountable to their roles, responsibilities and budgets.
  • Plan look-books for each collection for Website Co-ordinator to execute.
  • Plan photoshoot and video campaigns to achieve intended marketing/campaign goals in line with brand values and philosophies.
  • Ensure all retail stores brand alignment including visual merchandising, store signage and presentation.
  • Ensure social media and website always have brand alignment with regards to imagery, verbal communication and intended marketing purposes.
  • Provide regular reports back to the Directors around strategy, direction, evaluation/success of campaigns, etc.
  • Ensure the business stays relevant and up to date with market trends, technology, and social media advances.

Personal Attributes:

  • A love and understanding of fashion including researching other brands
  • A finger of the pulse of fashion, keeping the business ahead of trends.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to deal with multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Works well in a team and individually, with the ability to develop sound relationships with others.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Fashion industry experience is a must. A solid history in the fashion/retail industry.
  • Must have high level of graphic design skills.
  • Proven experience and understanding of all social media platforms.
  • Proven experience of Facebook advertising
  • Degree educated, ideally in a marketing discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a marketing environment.
  • Previous management experience.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative, google advertisements and shopify.

Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

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Designer

Location: Mount Maunganui

Reporting To: Creative Director

Key Objective:

To assist with the designs and the production of garments, to include identifying trends, selecting styles, fabrics, colours, prints and trims for a collection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Creative Director on the design process from conception through to final styling.
  • Participate in meetings to discuss designs and line development, and present and review line and concepts regularly.
  • Conducting market research to identify new trends, fabrics and techniques, and seeking design inspiration.
  • Collaborating with team members to select seasonal themes, make edits to line, and create new concepts.
  • Ensuring product is in agreement with business strategy.
  • Work with Finance to cost out all the components needed for a garment's production.
  • Selecting fabrics and trims.
  • Creating production sketches for development packages.
  • Reviewing product for style and fit.
  • Presenting story, mood, colour boards, and samples to the company buyer.
  • Maintaining relationships with vendors, suppliers, and models.

Personal Attributes

  • A love and understanding of fashion including researching other brands.
  • A finger of the pulse of fashion, keeping the business ahead of trends.
  • Is a team player, dependable and flexible and contributes positively to team success.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in fashion design, or another relevant subject
  • 10+ years' experience working in the fashion industry.
  • Experience of all aspects of design, pattern making, sampling and garment construction.
  • Ability to do sketches by hand.
  • Proficiency in computer-aided fashion design applications and digital visualization tools.
  • Excellent design and conceptual skills.
  • Excellent sense of style and colour.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to work proficiently, using own initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail, organised and accurate.


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Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

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Patternmaker

Location: Mount Maunganui

Reporting To: Senior Production and Design Manager

Key Objective:

To assist the Design Team to produce high quality patterns and grading through precision cutting, whilst upholding the company's standards of excellence.

Key Responsibilities

  • To cut patterns at a commercially acceptable speed whilst maintaining the highest standards possible.
  • Update & keep accurate records of paperwork and systems.
  • Liaise with Production Coordinator and Sample Cutter regarding left over fabric from sampling.
  • Track/add garments using the Mondays app. Adding any notes and concerns round the production of the garment and identifying any holdups.
  • Prepare sample alterations from fittings and liaise with Seamstress for alterations required.
  • Liaise and organise with Sample Cutter and Seamstress that all samples and sample alterations are ready for fits.
  • Load sign off samples onto ontempo system for production.
  • Track the basic movements of patterns through the Monday app.
  • Make copies or organize the return of patterns needed for sampling and or the design team.
  • Manage and keep patterns filed correctly.
  • Identify damaged or missing pieces in patterns going through to production.
  • Organise trace offs of any patterns required for pattern making.
  • Co-ordinate movement of patterns with Senior Production and Design Manager.
  • Digitizing of patterns, grading along with plotting and printing markers for production.
  • Ordering of stationery for plotting machine.
  • To offer input on any areas where improvement can be made with regards to production and teamwork with The Studio.
  • Comply with safety standards.
  • To maintain the highest level of confidentiality with regards to design, production and staff at The Studio.
  • To regularly sort and clear both pattern, DV and fabric rack.

Personal Attributes and Motivation

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • The ability to deal with multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Works well in a team and individually, with the ability to develop sound relationships with others.
  • Responds well to instructions.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Qualification in Fashion Design or Pattern Making/Cutting.
  • Previous experience within a Production and Design Studio desirable.

Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

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Dressmakers

Position: Dress Makers: 10 positions available

Location: Auckland

Our client is a high-end Bridal Atelier with a new, state of the art workroom located in central Parnell. They are looking for experienced Dress Makers to join their team. The successful candidates must be familiar with all aspects of garment construction and machining to a high standard.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full garment construction.
  • Required volume of garments in a timely manner to the required standard.
  • Plain sewing.
  • Overlocking.

Skills, Experience and Attributes Required:

  • Proven garment construction and machining skills to a very high standard.
  • Experience in working with fine fabrics, lace and trimmings would be advantageous.

If you are adept in fine sewing and are a reliable team player looking for a new opportunity to display your skills, send us your CV now!


Our confidentiality is guaranteed!

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For more information about this great opportunity,

Please contact Julie Malone on

021 1560 111

Or email fashion@apparelhr.co.nz to find out more!