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Careers

We have always been innovators, with a history of introducing new kinds of clothes and developing our own unique fabrics.

Today we draw on our rich heritage to create clothes that are both timeless and modern. Sunspel has always been a peculiar combination of tradition and innovation.

The company is based in Long Eaton, near Nottingham, in the factory we have occupied for the best part of a century. We continue to draw on the traditional clothing techniques and expertise of the Nottingham area where the company was founded back in 1860. We also have offices in London, where the marketing, online and wholesale team reside.

We are always on the lookout for interested, knowledgeable individuals with a passion for craftsmanship and exceptional customer service. If you’d like to speculatively send through your CV, we’ll always consider you when a suitable position does become available.

If you think you’d be a positive addition to our store team, you can email your CV to: [email protected]


Assistant Store Manager (London)

The Company

Sunspel makes beautiful, everyday clothing that forms the foundation of the modern luxury wardrobe. We have been handcrafting garments and innovating unique fabrics in the UK for over 160 years, building a global reputation for uncompromising quality, timeless design and luxury fabrics. We believe in making clothes with care. We care about where we source our materials from, the people we work with and the quality of everything we do.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Store Manager to join our London Retail team.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the store and employees, creating a positive and motivational environment, encouraging them to generate sales and provide exceptional customer service
  • Exceeding store and personal targets and KPIs
  • Ensuring the store is always presentable and according to merchandising standards
  • Analysing sales and key performance indicators and taking the required actions to drive these
  • Reaching out and maintaining a good relationship with local businesses and neighbours
  • Administrative duties such as reporting daily sales figures to head office, organising the staff rota and payroll
  • Supporting with hiring and team development
  • Responsible for store stock management
  • Responsible for driving store marketing and VIP client relationships

Experience and skills

  • Minimum of 2 years retail experience
  • Sales driven and results oriented
  • Organised and service minded
  • Able to multi-task and delegate tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]


Sales Associate (London)

The Company

Sunspel makes beautiful, everyday clothing that forms the foundation of the modern luxury wardrobe. We have been handcrafting garments and innovating unique fabrics in the UK for over 160 years, building a global reputation for uncompromising quality, timeless design and luxury fabrics. We believe in making clothes with care. We care about where we source our materials from, the people we work with and the quality of everything we do.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Associate to join our London Retail team.

As a sales associate you possess the following qualities:

  • Passionate about the Sunspel brand and a deep passion for fashion and luxury
    • Reliable and punctual
    • Highly motivated
    • A team-player with self-initiative; take active involvement in your own learning and take ownership of your part in the team dynamic
    • Assist management in overseeing day-to-day operations of store
    • Well presented with an understanding of the Sunspel brand
    • Keep up-to-date and have in-depth knowledge of product; communicate positively about the history and heritage of the brand and the quality of the clothing
    • Retail Experience
    • Must have open availability for a flexible work schedule that meets the needs of the business. Including holidays and weekend shifts

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

 

 


Sales Associate (Bicester Village)

The Company

Sunspel makes beautiful, everyday clothing that forms the foundation of the modern luxury wardrobe. We have been handcrafting garments and innovating unique fabrics in the UK for over 160 years, building a global reputation for uncompromising quality, timeless design and luxury fabrics. We believe in making clothes with care. We care about where we source our materials from, the people we work with and the quality of everything we do.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Associate to join our Bicester Retail team.

As a sales associate you possess the following qualities:

  • Passionate about the Sunspel brand and a deep passion for fashion and luxury
    • Reliable and punctual
    • Highly motivated
    • A team-player with self-initiative; take active involvement in your own learning and take ownership of your part in the team dynamic
    • Assist management in overseeing day-to-day operations of store
    • Well presented with an understanding of the Sunspel brand
    • Keep up-to-date and have in-depth knowledge of product; communicate positively about the history and heritage of the brand and the quality of the clothing
    • Retail Experience
    • Must have open availability for a flexible work schedule that meets the needs of the business. Including holidays and weekend shifts

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

 


Junior Retouching Assistant (Nottingham)

The Company

Sunspel makes beautiful, everyday clothing that forms the foundation of the modern luxury wardrobe. We have been handcrafting garments and innovating unique fabrics in the UK for over 160 years, building a global reputation for uncompromising quality, timeless design, and luxury fabrics. We believe in making clothes with care. We care about where we source our materials from, the people we work with and the quality of everything we do.

The Role

The role of junior retouching assistant will be to support with the running of our photography studio in Long Eaton. This will involve retouching, quality control and generally assisting both the Senior Photographer and Retoucher, to support the challenge of meeting critical deadlines within a busy studio.  

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with retouching images for our wholesale and ecommerce sites.
  • Ownership of checking individual product imagery on our website.
  • Ensuring each product is up to date, and be able to make reactive changes
  • Maintain the organisation of our photography assets and keep this updated.
  • Assist the Photographer & Retoucher with general everyday tasks to help manage the photography studio and the imagery it provides.
  • Any other adhoc projects as requested by your Line Manager.

Experience and Skills

  • Proactive, highly organised person – with an eye for detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage own time.
  • Excellent IT skills, Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Advance knowledge of Photoshop and Creative Suite is essential.
  • Experience of working with Magento and Capture One is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of video editing and shooting of video is beneficial.
  • Understanding of working to critical dates and deadlines.
  • Passionate about your work with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well organised, systematic, and logical.
  • Highly motivated with a disciplined approach to problem solving.
  • Relevant degree or experience in this field. 

This is a full-time role based at our head office in Long Eaton, Nottingham.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

 


Online Trading Manager (UK and EMEA)

Online Trading Manager (USA and Rest of World)

The Company

Sunspel is an authentic British clothing brand with a textile heritage going back 150 years. The company originated as a manufacturer of jersey underwear and boxer shorts, and still runs its original UK factory in Long Eaton, Nottingham, producing the finest quality cotton T-shirts. The brand now extends to a full range of wardrobe essentials for men and women from shirting to outerwear, with exceptional quality and stylish, understated design at its core. It now has six permanent stores in London, as well as in New York and Tokyo. It is stocked in various luxury international retailers globally and has a thriving online business.

The Role

The Online Trading Manager will be responsible for the commercial success of the country site views that they will trade – setting targets, providing insight on results, reviewing all levels of the sales funnel, and working with various teams to deliver the strongest performance for their markets. They will be responsible for not only the sales, profitability, and customer satisfaction of their respective sites but also the brand presence. Conversion, buy-to-detail, and add-to-cart rates will be common phrases in your everyday, while you continually seek to create growth from your traffic channels. You will work collaboratively across functions to maximise the customer experience and journey of all visitors to Sunspel.com.

Responsibilities

  • Alongside the Managing Director, be responsible for the sales and profitability of your site views, monitoring, reporting on and meeting your KPI’s
  • Develop and execute web trading campaigns and initiatives, including promotions, to drive profitable sales, grow brand awareness, acquire new customers and increase the operational efficiency of your channel.
  • Ensure your sites are up-to-date and relevant to their respective customer markets from a brand, marketing, communications, commercial and translation perspective
  • Impeccable visual merchandising of the website at all times with all products up and on time with their relevant drops into the business
  • Identify and report on trends, buying behaviours and product opportunities
  • Turn insight into action at both a team and organisation level to drive performance
  • Work closely with buying and merchandising teams to ensure a strong product assortment and stock position for each site view
  • Be responsible for shipping rates and services to all customers in your region, working alongside operations and customer services
  • Work closely with the Digital Marketing Manager to create strong CRM and loyalty initiatives to reward your customers
  • Liaise with internal and external providers to ensure an excellent customer experience for all visitors to the website
  • Work closely with our external and internal team on development and other initiatives to improve shopping on site and ultimately conversion rates
  • Develop strong relationships with all teams to ensure that we are aligned in our approach and always place the customer at the centre of what we do
  • Manage an e-commerce executive reporting to you.

Experience and Skills

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Attention to detail in all things
  • You are a natural collaborator
  • You are focused on creating opportunities from all that you touch and are constantly learning from any challenges presented
  • You have a genuine interest in clothing and lifestyle brands

Experience and Skills: 

  • 7+ years’ experience in a Digital/Online e-commerce role
  • You will be experienced in leveraging every traffic-driving channel to exceed sales targets.
  • You will be familiar with Magento 2 or a similar system
  • You will be highly numerical - Google Analytics, Ometria, Hotjar and Tableau (or similar systems) will all be familiar to you
  • You have managed a team
  • Experience in managing multiple site-views, languages, currencies, and shipping options, preferably with more than one language
  • You have worked in apparel or fashion and understand the brand’s market positioning

This is a full-time role based at our office in Rochelle School, Shoreditch

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to:  [email protected]