Wallace Cotton

Wallace Cotton - UK Operations Manager

Wallace Cotton

Retail and Lifestyle

Applications Close - End of Day: 31-03-2020

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United Kingdom

Work type:
Operations, Retail

Wallace Cotton

Our Story

Wallace Cotton has evolved over the past 13 years, into one of New Zealand’s most iconic homeware and linen brands.  We are a family run business, with 9 retail stores across New Zealand, an impressive range of stockists, and a thriving online business.  Our philosophy has always been to deliver beautiful designs and outstanding quality. We focus on enduring quality and style, using environmentally and ethically conscientious suppliers.

We are now focusing on growing the Wallace Cotton brand internationally, and have opened a store and an online business in London.

The Role

This is an opportunity to lead the UK growth of Wallace Cotton, which will see you managing the retail team in Battersea, developing new online/offline customer relationships and managing all aspects of the Wallace Cotton operation in the UK.  You will be working closely with the founders of the company to set and execute growth strategies in the UK and Europe.  

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Leadership of the UK team

  • Executing Wallace Cotton’s strategy for growth in the UK

  • Managing and growing sales in UK and Europe

  • Identifying and actioning new growth opportunities

  • Managing UK inventory and assets

  • Managing and networking with media and marketing consultants where necessary

  • Reporting to the directors

  • Connecting and networking with local and NZ businesses in UK to help grow brand awareness

About You

We are looking for an experienced brand/operations manager for this exciting role with Wallace Cotton. The ideal candidate will have a background in brand management, plus sales and marketing, with experience in managing and leading a team. They will also have experience with merchandise management systems and processes, sales analysis and stock management. 

In return you will receive a competitive salary, and be part of a caring, people-focused company who value teamwork and encourage an open and sharing environment. If you want to be surrounded by beautiful things every day, and be instrumental in helping to write the growth story of a great brand, then this could be the role you have been searching for. 

If you feel you are the right person for this role then please email a current CV and covering letter to paula@wallacecotton.co.nz.

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