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Head of Apparel

  • Full Time
  • London

Job Salary: Based on experience.

Job Description:
Trendstop is a leading fashion and lifestyle trend forecasting agency with clients ranging from Karl Lagerfeld to H&M.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our passionate content team as Head of Apparel. The Head of Apparel is responsible for supporting the planning and delivery of all apparel forecasts and client projects to meet customer demand, including responding to relevant customer feedback. The role involves developing and executing high level trend directions for clients in line with their needs. An essential part of the role is to understand seasonal trends and their application in product ranges in detail and have the ability to execute this understanding into highly professional informative and inspirational content that demonstrates trend expertise, an eye for art direction, image curation and text readability. The role also requires confident and professional presenting of project work to clients and the ability to discuss and understand their needs from a business strategic as well as tactical perspective and to manage the schedules and workload effectively to ensure we continuously strive to improve the website and the quality of our trend content.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, flexible and proactive senior team lead, who has great management skills and is committed to providing outstanding customer experience in line with the Company’s goals.

Job Requirements:

Some specific skills we are looking for:

  • 10+ years’ experience in the fashion industry working as a senior apparel designer (ideally across multi-product) or head of design.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Has a deep understanding of seasonal fashion trends.
  • Have a great eye for trends, able to recognise both commerciality and newness.
  • Strong Presentation skills.
  • Excels at leading a team towards common goals and is able to motivate and inspire others.
  • Excels at planning and prioritising workload for self and others.
  • Ultra-fast digital skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of apparel styles and terminology.
  • Great research skills.
  • Strong written skills with meticulous spelling and proof-reading ability.

Contact Details:

Please email your CV and covering letter, samples of relevant work and a short video of why you are the right candidate for the role along with current salary details to Rachel at jobs@trendstop.com, using ‘Head of Apparel’ as the email subject.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@trendstop.com