Here at Coast, we take pride in our brand and everything we do. We are passionate about our product, our customer and being a winning team. We believe that dressing up should be fun!

  • International Team Assistant

    Location: London Head Office
    Contract: Type Permanent

    Purpose of the Role

    Supporting across Operations and Merchandising, and providing administrative assistance.

    Key Deliverables

    Collate and distributing the weekly and Monthly performance reports. This incorporates sales, best/worst sellers.

    Range selections – Prepares information for, and attends range selections for each market.

    Responsible for the Monday Retail Communications to all Franchise partners.

    Liaises with the DC to check stock, stationary and graphics are sent to partners in a timely manner, producing excel movement/allocation sheets to assist the DC teams.

    Liaising with the buying teams to ensure we send samples to partners for store events/marketing opportunities via DHL.

    Team X-drive administration, including uploading invoices, updating trackers, calendars and spread sheets.

    Creating and sending minutes from weekly and monthly conference calls.

    Responsible for the accurate filing of invoicing, liaising with the accounts team to ensure they are sent and received in a timely manner and are processed and paid on time.

    Assists with the set-up of the biannual International Brand Day, ensuring a smooth running of the event.

    Responsible for assisting with initial franchise queries, escalating where appropriate.

    Ensures the VM weekly and monthly guidelines are correct sent to partners on time.

    Updates the Coast International Sharefile regularly, checking that all appropriate guidelines for marketing and social media are updated.

    Ensures that partners are sending weekly photos through, attending a meeting to go through these with the operations & merchandising team – referring back to the VM collateral they have been sent.

    Technical and Behavioural Competencies

    Aware at all times of company and international targets and current trading and can contribute in a commercial discussion.

    Able to adapt and flex style and communication to International cultures, understanding how to approach local personnel.

    Strong administration and organisation skills.

    IT literate – high level on Microsoft Excel (as well as other MS Office functions – word, outlook, powerpoint).

    Highly organised and able to manage workload through good time management skills.

    Flexible in their approach and able to manage change.

    Open, honest with a direct approach but sensitive to varying retail experience.

    Ambassador for the Coast brand.

    We expect you to live our People values

    Pride…

    Acting as a role model for the Brand & its values

    Demonstrating ownership & accountability for your role & results

    Showing commitment to your role & the Brand

    Passion…

    Tackling your role with pace, energy & commitment

    Demonstrating a can do attitude & going the extra mile when needed

    Having integrity by following through on all commitments

    Being continually self-motivated & energising to others

    Winning team…

    Having strong & collaborative relationships with others

    Respecting & valuing opinions from others

    Creating a positive working environment

    Communicating effectively, adapting your style to different needs

  • Lead Brand Designer

    Location: London Head Office
    Contract: Type Permanent

    Who we are looking for:

    Are you enthusiastic about sharing your creative ideas and able to stimulate others to do the same?

    Does thinking outside the box come as naturally to you as your passion for designing?

    Are you keen to become an integral part of a passionate multi-channel marketing team?

    Are you an expert in your field, looking for a role where every day is different? Then we’d love to hear from you.

    We are seeking a talented graphic designer that will be responsible for all offline creative executions in a dynamic fashion retail environment. This role is diverse and there is plenty of opportunity for the right candidate to shape the role and to take creative lead.

    The role encompasses the full spectrum of a retail print portfolio with specific focus on seasonal concepting across all Coast’s offline channels. These include: windows, press day, in-store and international as well as guiding the digital team on how they should interpret.

    If you are an individual with a passion for design, expertise in print, exceptional art working skills, who is highly organised and motivated to deliver then this role is for you!

    Scope of Work:

    Concepting, design and art working of press materials such as press day invitations, Look Books, press day graphics, windows.

    Liaising with the in-house print suppliers to achieve optimum print solutions within agreed deadlines, adhering to allocated budgets.

    Supporting the digital team to ensure all customer touch points are aligned to deliver a consistent brand message.

    Design and art working for all material required by the marketing team, including; in-store graphics, seasonal and promotional POS, materials for store opening and closures, local marketing collateral, labelling and packaging, corporate literature, and large format graphics.

    Design work for the international department, including promotional signage advertising materials, and bespoke international graphics.

    Create and publish seasonal style guidelines ensuring they are always relevant for the business and followed by all internal and all external stakeholders.

    Essential Skills:

    Expert knowledge of CS6 (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and Acrobat Professional.

    Excellent typographical and layout skills.

    Creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense /fashion aesthetic.

    Proven experience art working for print across a range of media.

    Performs well under pressure and can multitask across a number of important projects at any one time with the ability to prioritise workload.

    An eye for detail whilst maintaining pace.

    A completer-finisher who can follow the process from concept through to end result with enthusiasm and energy.

    Proactive and able to offer innovative solutions.

    Positive approach to constructive feedback and an open minded attitude.

    Confident to present concepts to senior member of the business.

    Proven track record within a similar creative role for a retail brand.

    To Note:

    As part of the recruitment process you will need to have a portfolio, showcasing examples of your print work and your creativity.

    We expect you to live our People values

    Pride…

    Acting as a role model for the Brand & its values

    Demonstrating ownership & accountability for your role & results

    Showing commitment to your role & the Brand

    Passion…

    Tackling your role with pace, energy & commitment

    Demonstrating a can do attitude & going the extra mile when needed

    Having integrity by following through on all commitments

    Being continually self-motivated & energising to others

    Winning team…

    Having strong & collaborative relationships with others

    Respecting & valuing opinions from others

    Creating a positive working environment

    Communicating effectively, adapting your style to different needs

  • Merchandising Admin Assistant

    Location: London Head Office
    Contract: Type Permanent

    Purpose of the Role

    To support the Product Merchandising team in all aspects of the merchandising function, in order to achieve planned sales and profit.

    Key Deliverables

    Intake Management

    Manages the Intake process on a day-to-day basis, liaising with supplier contacts, DC contacts and Imports.

    Ensures the system order is correct & at the right status before delivery is given permission to ship / air.

    Communicates any supplier delivery issues to the AM / Merchandiser.

    Works closely with BAA to ensure production samples are approved before delivery is given permission to ship / air.

    Chases any quality issues with BAA and Technologist in a timely manner and updates team of progress.

    Manages intake through the DC until it is available to Allocate.

    Actions any stock phasing under guidance of the Merchandiser / AM.

    Develops productive relationship with Logistics and Imports dept.

    Distribution Liaison

    Discusses weekly intake instructions and conducts updates with Distribution as required.

    Has on-going communication with Distribution to ensure optimum product distribution.

    Communicates and reacts to branch feedback.

    Review dept free stock in conjunction with AM and liaises with Distribution to ensure best action.

    Merchandising

    Maintains sales and intake on line cards and feeds back to the AM / Merchandiser on variances to plan.

    Forecasts sales and feeds back on any OTB generated, under the supervision of the Assistant Merchandiser.

    Works towards maintaining category WSSIs under guidance of the AM. Reviews with the AM and highlights discrepancies.

    Compiles history for use in departmental planning process.

    Completes ongoing analysis for the department which is the basis of improving the range and its width and depth e.g. size analysis, options etc.

    Analysis of sales by store and ROS to feed into range planning process.

    Creates ad hoc analysis as requested and under own initiative. Communicates results of analysis effectively and makes positive recommendations.

    Store Focus

    Completes store visits as directed, and prepares effectively.

    Develops a good understanding of current competitor activity and understands its impact on the success of the brand.

    Communicates any feedback to B&M team in timely manner post visit.

    We expect you to live our People values

    Pride…

    Acting as a role model for the Brand & its values

    Demonstrating ownership & accountability for your role & results

    Showing commitment to your role & the Brand

    Passion…

    Tackling your role with pace, energy & commitment

    Demonstrating a can do attitude & going the extra mile when needed

    Having integrity by following through on all commitments

    Being continually self-motivated & energising to others

    Winning team…

    Having strong & collaborative relationships with others

    Respecting & valuing opinions from others

    Creating a positive working environment

    Communicating effectively, adapting your style to different needs

  • People Admin Assistant

    Location: Stanton Harcourt
    Contract: Type Permanent

    Purpose of the Role

    To help and support the people and payroll team with daily administrative tasks.

    Role & Responsibilities:

    Probation Period Process

    Update the probation period tracker with all new starters.

    Monitor and chase manager to ensure 4/8/12 week probation reviews are complete.

    Produce probation success letters.

    Manage extension of probation period with the line managers.

    Starters/Changes/Leavers

    Input Head Office new starters onto HR system.

    Send P45’s and P46’s to Payroll Supervisor.

    Request Staff Discount Cards from Payroll Administrator.

    Input Retail ROI new starters onto HR system.

    Update monthly spreadsheet with ROI bank details and PPS number.

    Input Head Office changes on HR system.

    Process Head Office leavers on HR system and calculate holiday balance.

    Update Org charts according to starters, leavers and change of details.

    References

    Request references for all new starters – flagging any issues to the People Coordinator.

    Complete all references for ex - employees.

    Work Experience

    Ownership of the process, liaising with Head Office departments when work experience required.

    Liaising with candidates and produce their letters and documentation.

    Ensure work experience tracker is kept up to date.

    Maternity

    Process maternity letters according to the HR Log.

    Scan MATB1’s and letters to monthly data folder.

    Payroll

    Ensure all payroll information (starters, leavers, change of details) are sent the Payroll team in a timely manner.

    Send the monthly payroll spreadsheet to the payroll team to ensure all starters, leavers and change of details have been accounted for in that month.

    General

    Ensure all employee files are kept up to date.

    Ensure all HR trackers are up to date and key issues/dates flagged to the People Partner or People Coordinator where needed.

    First port of call for general queries either via telephone or in person escalating if necessary after taking basic details.

    Support the People Coordinator with writing basic Employment Relations letters such as AWOL, letter of concern, invite to disciplinary, disciplinary sanctions and redundancy.

    We expect you to live our People values

    Pride…

    Acting as a role model for the Brand & its values

    Demonstrating ownership & accountability for your role & results

    Showing commitment to your role & the Brand

    Passion…

    Tackling your role with pace, energy & commitment

    Demonstrating a can do attitude & going the extra mile when needed

    Having integrity by following through on all commitments

    Being continually self-motivated & energising to others

    Winning team…

    Having strong & collaborative relationships with others

    Respecting & valuing opinions from others

    Creating a positive working environment

    Communicating effectively, adapting your style to different needs