Sales Support

by Rains

Job Details

Deadline: 26th May 2022
5 days remaining to apply for this job
Salary: £21,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Customer Service, Logistics and Operations, Sales, Financial Management
Location: Central London and City

Sales Support

12 MONTH WORK PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY
START DATE: JUNE / JULY 2022

If you would like to learn about the inner workings of the fashion industry and contribute towards the growth of an exciting premium lifestyle brand, then this is an opportunity for you.

Rains are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist the London team with the brand’s wholesale activities in the UK and Ireland. This position reports to the UK and Ireland Country Manager.

You will gain a valuable and extensive ‘all-round’ insight into running a business in the fashion industry. You will be a part of a small team working closely with the Sales, Finance and Administrative functions of the business. There is also scope to learn about the PR and Retail functions if desired.

LOCATION:

London, E9 (Hackney Wick)
Office based, with some flexibility and travel.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Manage the administrative tasks directly related to the wholesale business, such as order entry, managing PO processes, customer requests and returns / claims processes.
  • Communicate with customers regarding ordering and delivery processes.
  • Liaise with our logistics and warehouse teams in Denmark (Head Office) to ensure we are delivering to customers efficiently and compliantly.
  • Monitor payments and communicate with customers regarding outstanding invoices.
  • Assist the Sales Manager with achieving monthly re-order sales budgets.
  • Assist with seasonal sales appointments in the showroom when necessary.
  • Manage inbound and outbound samples for PR and wholesale activities.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Undergraduate student, undertaking a Business-related course ideally, but not necessary.
  • Passion for the fashion industry.
  • Self-motivated and target driven.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and relationship building skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and comfortable using Microsoft Office Excel functionality.
  • Basic understanding of accounting practices preferred but not required.
  • Happy to travel domestically and internationally.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • £21,000 salary, paid monthly
  • £1,000 end of year performance-related bonus.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Generous brand product allowance.
  • International travel to HQ in Denmark.
  • Friday drinks at the office.
  • On-the-job training and mentoring.
  • Responsibility as part of a young, transparent organisation.

About Rains

Rains is a contemporary rainwear lifestyle brand creating waterproof designs for the global citizen. Influenced by its Scandinavian heritage, Rains practices an uncompromising approach to simplicity that is as equally rooted in functionality as it is in relevance. Rains is of the opinion that proper rainwear need not come at the cost of considered design. Rather, Rains apparel, bags, and accessories are designed to withstand the stormiest of weather, all while speaking to the current tendencies of today.

Founded in 2012, Rains is an international company headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, with additional offices in Copenhagen, New York, London, and Shanghai. Rains stores are located throughout the world and are host to knowledgeable, welcoming brand ambassadors.

Rains is a young and ambitious company with an inclusive, self-starter approach.

Rains’ products are available to purchase in a worldwide network of exceptional retailers; such as Selfridges, NET-A-PORTER, Harvey Nichols, END. and Liberty in the UK.

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please send applications via email to Tom:
tb@rains.com, with the Email Subject Title ‘Rains Placement Application’.

Applicants should send their CV + a 300 word statement.

Why are you a good fit for the role? Which part of the role are you most excited about and why?

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

5 days remaining to apply for this job