Kate Sylvester is one of New Zealand’s most renowned international designer labels and is passionate about producing beautiful, high quality garments. Our Kingsland based work room, retail stores and super-fun team make for a progressive and social work environment. We are constantly focused on innovation and brand development and pride ourselves on internal career growth for our staff.
Store Manager - Auckland
We are looking for an experienced, passionate, dynamic Store Manager who loves and understands the Kate Sylvester brand.
The successful applicant must demonstrate a strong initiative as well as the ability to lead, manage and develop a team, achieve and exceed sales budgets and meet administrative and operational deadlines. Excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor along with an innate sense of style are a must.
Key responsibilities include:
- Providing excellent customer service
- Nurturing and encouraging client growth
- Driving your sales team to achieve set goals
- Visual merchandising
- Staff recruitment and training
We are offering:
- A competitive annual salary
- Generous discounts and allowances on Kate Sylvester product
- Career development, advancement and opportunities
Please only apply if you have had previous management experience in a fashion retail environment.
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Summer Sampling Internships - December, January, and February
We are seeking interns to join our Auckland based workroom this summer.
This is an exciting opportunity to build on your textile knowledge, learn practical industry skills and be a part of our hardworking team!
You will follow the summer sample collection through from start to finish and gain invaluable insight into a workroom process.
Candidates need to have the ability to turn your hand to any task with a great attitude and ideally have former tertiary fashion training.
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Intermediate Pattern Cutter and Spec Technician
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a real passion for innovation and design along with a strong enthusiasm to join our team.
In this role you will play an integral part in the sampling department, working closely on both the Kate Sylvester and Sylvester seasonal collections. You will be responsible for creating manual patterns, attending fittings, resolving fit issues, creating specification sheets for both local and offshore production alongside with yields and costings.
You will need to have a keen interest in fashion design, at least 2 years experience in pattern cutting, and be extremely organised with excellent time management skills.
This role requires an individual who can think both laterally and logically to deliver the best results in a timely manner.
Self-motivation and having the ability to show initiative will take you far in this role. Experience working with illustrator and excel is required.
In addition to pattern making you will be required to assist in the following fields:
- Assisting Senior Pattern Cutter and Sample Room Manager
- Speccing and garment drawing in illustrator
- Measuring offshore samples and communicating changes with factories
This is an incredible opportunity for you to gain invaluable experience and skills in this highly competitive industry.
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Applications close: 17th of November 2017
Please note: Due to high volume of applications, only candidates with relevant qualifications will be contacted in relation to their applications.
Casual Sales Assistant - Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch
We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Sales Assistant who loves and understands the Kate Sylvester brand. Excellent communication skills, a friendly demeanor and an innate sense of style are a must.
Christchurch please forward your CV to Kirsty within store or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wellington please forward your CV to Bonnie within store or email email@example.com
Auckland please forward your CV to Imogen within store or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated interns to join our Auckland based workroom from November through to February.
The internship will provide excellent hands on experience in luxury garment production. Successful interns will see the whole production process from start to finish, from cut to make to press and finishing, providing invaluable learning experience. While with us you will be involved in assisting the team in organising the production of onshore styles and the quality control and processing of all incoming garments into the warehouse.
This sort-after opportunity requires you to turn your hand to any task and ideally have tertiary fashion training.
If this sounds like you, please send though a C.V and cover letter with availability to email@example.com