Digital Samples Coordinator

Department:  SHOWROOM & CAD
City:  London
Location:  GB

 

INTRODUCTION
Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The Digital Samples team are responsible for all product imagery for Burberry.com. Liaising directly with the Showroom, Photo Studio and Styling teams, you will be managing a team of Digital Sample Assistants in the shoot and sample movement process on a daily basis. Reporting into the Digital Samples Assistant Manager, the role plays a key part in ensuring all product is prioritised per floorset and is crucial to the success of high profile brand projects including lookbook, Runway and campaign.  
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating the shooting of all product for Burberry.com across allocated categories
  • Coordinating shoots for 3rd party ecomm photography along side BAU shoots
  • Overseeing the day to day running of shoots, sample assistants and product movement
  • Attending weekly planning meetings with the studio to manage sets being booked in
  • Manage the Flo calendar for shoots
  • Working closely with Showroom and Studio teams to develop ways of working and processes to continuously improve each season
  • Partnering with Product Development and Merchandising teams on changes in production per season
  • Make decisions each season on where we need budget for resampling
  • Managing the samples movement process with internal teams and assessing clashes with stakeholders
  • Managing the Quality Control (QC) and return to hub process, ensuring best sample care is followed
  • Manage any press shoot requests that are required by the business
  • Ensure that shoots are scheduled for each season as well as tracking and reporting on delays and content availability
  • Each season ensure that TOP orders are placed in time for deadline, as well as any cancellations and changes to the range plan
  • Work closely with Digital Merchandising to communicate any delays in deadlines
  • Provide weekly reports on content readiness
  • Manage the reshoots process ensuring this is incorporated into our weekly shoots
  • Oversee the planning of the pre styling process each season ensuring the assistants have everything prepared to start the session
     

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Experience in a similar role desirable, within luxury fashion preferred
  • Experience of managing a small team preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Positive approach, self motivated and uses own initiative
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build cross-functional relationships
  • SAP knowledge preferred
     

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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