Fabric Administrator- Runway - 1 year FTC

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Fabric Administrator- Runway - 1 year FTC

Date: 03-Jan-2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Burberry Limited

Req ID: 97765

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

The Fabric and Trim Development team work closely with Design and Product Development to realise the creative vision for each collection each season.  As Fabric Development Administrator for Runway you will support the team on all aspects of administration, research and development; ensuring all records are up to date and accurate, communications with vendors are clear and that all samples are tracked effectively and shipped in line with the Critical Path.  As many of our factories and suppliers are based in Italy, our successful candidate will be ideally fluent, written and spoken, in Italian as well as English.  If you have a creative background with experience in a similar environment and an affinity for the Burberry aesthetic, this could be a great opportunity to join us. 

Responsibilities;

  • Entering and maintaining accurate Fabric details including managing the critical path of lab dips for fabric
  • Archiving records of development and maintaining the library of all fabric
  • Organising the collection, shipping and tracking of samples and archive pieces
  • Assisting in the management of orders and maintenance of all data, pricing and testing
  • Maintaining strong professional relationships with vendors and assisting cross-functional partners

Personal profile;

  • Previous experience in a similar role desirable
  • Textile or fashion degree (or equivalent) an advantage
  • Passion for fabric design and development desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication; English essential, plus Italian desirable
  • Confidence using all programmes in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Outlook, Word and Powerpoint) essential
  • Experience in the use of a data management system an advantage
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise and problem solve
  • Ability to handle a fast pace and high level of pressure
  • Collaborative and flexible approach

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

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || Creative || Product & Fabric Development || n/a ||


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