Brand Specialist

Brand Shanghai, China


Description

 About the role:

 

The role will be responsible for elevating the fashion concierge business proposition through an effective products sourcing efforts throughout the APAC, greater China region.  The focus will be placed on increasing  productivity by sourcing highly demanded items within tight deadlines, building and managing relationships with sales associates within on-line and off-line sourcing network, engaging with the Farfetch Personal Shopping team to secure target conversion rates and secure pre-orders, working with brand partnerships team to build relationships with key suppliers as well as supporting strategic growth initiatives for the department.


The ideal profile requires strong commercial and luxury service acumen, with in depth understanding of global luxury landscape and its cycles. Past exposure to the world of luxury personal shopping or VIP sales is ideal. You must have considerable experience within luxury retail and comfortable with one-to-one VIP customer enteractions, sales management targets in a region of $2.5M+  and must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of exceeding KPI targets through exceptional management and communication skills. 

 

  • Build relationships with FF Gobal VIP Personal Shoppers
  • Effectivly manage personal workflow by setting objectives and prioritizing
  • Contribute to medium to longer-term planning
  • Analyse results and drive performance through regular reviews
  • Work on brand relationships, leveraging professional and personal networks
  • Work with the FF Personal Shopping team on growth innitiatives and to ensure Fashion Concierge is well represented in terms of product and commercial opportunities
  • Work closely with the global partnerships team to ensure maximum understanding and in  depth knowledge of forthcoming supply opportunities
  • Maintain and grow market competitor awareness
  • Attend brand events and presentations as required to aid in the development of the business and act as a Fashion Concierge brand ambassador

 

 

 

 

 

Key skills and experience

 

  • Proven working experience within (fashion/luxury/ecommerce) and function (personal shopping/sales)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent operational skills
  • Ability to spot new opportunities and innitiate action
  • Commercially aware with proven history of achieving or exceeding objectives 
  • Experience managing the operational process, as it pertains to sales executives and organizational/departmental objectives
  • Strong analytical mindset and ability to communicate a POV through clear presentations
  • Understanding of CRM and customer retention & engagement objectives
  • Proven ability to work within strict deadlines
  • English and Mandarin fluency