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Gant is a premium lifestyle brand combining American casualwear with European elegance. The company’s values are based on its authentic American East Cost heritage, dating back to the launch of the brand in 1949. Since then the brand has been further developed, taking influence from Europe, and is now a truly global brand.

Gant offers full ranges of clothing for men, women and children. In addition, Gant branded watches, footwear, eyewear and fragrance and home furnishings are designed and marketed by licensees. At present there are 18 Gant stores in the UK. Our lifestyle products are sold at other retail locations, including Harrods, Selfridges, selected branches of John Lewis and House of Fraser, as well as major independent stores throughout the UK.

We are always very keen to hear from enthusiastic, motivated people with a passion for retail and fashion. Opportunities come up in our retail stores, brand corners and head office from time to time, so if there is nothing on our vacancy list that is right for you at the moment, please just send us your CV and we will keep it on file. Email us at recruitment.uk@gant.com.


UK Head of E Commerce - Head Office, London

GANT is an international lifestyle brand with its roots in the American east coast where it was founded in 1949. Today Gant is sold in 60 countries with over 600 stores and more than 4000 point of sales. In 2006 GANT was quoted on the Stockholm stock exchange, and in 2008 the company was de-listed and bought by Maus Frères – a private Swiss holding company.

The UK subsidiary, GANT UK Limited, successfully operates a wholesale and a retail business, the latter through an estate of 18 stores and a trading website.

We are seeking a new Head of E Commerce within GANT UK Limited, located at our head office in Basil Street, Knightsbridge. This role reports directly to the Managing Director and has responsibility for managing a team of two. As the Head of E Commerce you will be expected to lead the UK E-Commerce team within the UK and Ireland. Be responsible for driving sales, increasing customers and achieving targets within the UK and Ireland. You will work closely with key stakeholders in the UK such as Marketing and B & M along with with the Global E-Commerce team in Sweden.

Whilst the E Commerce strategy is led by our owners in Sweden we are seeking an individual who has gravitas and can work in collaboration with GANT subsidiaries and partners globally, sometimes challenging upwards to bring new ideas to the Business where appropriate.

It is essential that you are currently operating as a Head of E Commerce within Retail Business ideally in a fashion environment.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage e-commerce store P&L to meet sales and profit targets
  • Manage all aspects of digital marketing, working within global guidelines. Engage with other digital marketing channels where relevant, ensuring clear ROI targets are set
  • Set email and online CRM strategy and grow email sales channel
  • Manage PPC agency or consultancy to maximise ROI
  • Ensure copy, content and descriptions are data rich and in keeping with brand.
  • Ensure a close working relationship is maintained with Head of Marketing & PR with joint sign off on major marketing and CRM decisions; make sure message is consistent across all channels
  • Adapt global content plan to meet local marketplace
  • Use Google Analytics to provide insight and drive recommendations
  • Set local KPIs and drive continuous improvement in customer journey
  • Ensure maximum conversion is achieved through strategy for customer journey
  • Build a close working relationship with B&M team to ensure maximum availability for in season trading and sale
  • Work with Retail & Visual Merchandising teams to ensure a co-ordinated online and store approach
  • Ensure 3rd party warehouse provides service agreed in SLA; ensure peak periods are planned
  • Work with 3rd party Warehouse Manager to ensure E-Commerce customer service team provide service which is consistent with that provided in retail stores
  • Assist Gant AB with local market expertise in E-Commerce
  • Provide feedback twice a year on overall site look and feel
  • Report all bugs and manage resolution with external agency
  • Make business case for any additional functionality requirements
  • Prepare annual budgets and ensure adherence throughout the year
  • Create on-line trading calendar to plan and action activity in a timely manner meeting deadlines – including seasonal launches

Skills & experience

  • Solid experience of online trading
  • Solid experience of all online marketing channels, with a focus on PPC and eCRM
  • Proven ability to increase sales having set clear ROI
  • Expert knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Experience of warehouse operations and setting SLAs
  • Previous experience of leading an e-commerce team

Senior Merchandiser (Maternity Cover) - Head Office, London

We are seeking a Senior Merchandiser to cover a maternity Leave for 1 Year. The role is located at our head office in Basil Street, Knightsbridge. This role reports directly to the Head of Buying & Merchandise.

In addition to Merchandiser responsibilities this role will play a key role in implementation and testing of a new B&M system. You must have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience operating at a Senior Merchandise level with experience of system implementation.

Main Duties

  • Budget planning, phased by week and for all genders
  • Space and density planning
  • Work with Head of B&M on Spend phasing, by delivery, gender
  • Grading and re-grading of stores and profiling by category
  • Tracking margin against budget
  • Provide buyer with clear direction of options, product success and poor performers
  • Re-forecast WSSI, highlighting over stock/ OTB/ terminal stock
  • Re-forecast replenishment lines placing back up orders within the time constraints
  • Working with Head of B&M on md planning taking into account stock level, budget and wholesale stock position
  • Work with allocations team to ensure products arrive in store for key launch dates
  • Ensure range plan and delivery schedule is maintained from beginning to end of season
  • Work with Head of B&M on strategies for optimal cross channel stock management
  • Plan and monitor stock levels for new store openings
  • Month end and end of season analysis, lessons learnt
  • Work with VM on window stock
  • Presents sales figures during team weekly meetings
  • Regular store visits and comp shops, reporting on lessons learnt
  • Plan and manage stock take process – stores and warehouse

Visual Merchandiser (Temporary) - Head Office, London

Skills, Knowledge and experience required

  • 3 years’ relevant experience of visual merchandising and selling within a firmly established retail environment
  • Knowledge of competition and industry trends and best practices
  • Experience of running and supervising projects
  • Self motivated and organised
  • A firm knowledge of merchandising and styling practices
  • Able to work in different locations across the business

Store Manager - Gant Store, Guildford

You will be responsible for the management of our Guildford store while reflecting the vision and goals associated with Gant UK and the Gant Brand. You will need to be able to meet management objectives while adhering to company Policies and Procedures and ensure that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and in line with commercial standards. You must have a passion for retail and preferably have worked for a premium brand. You will be enthusiastic, pro-active and act as a role model for your team, ensuring everyone represents the brand in the way they dress and assist customers.

Deputy Store Manager - Canary Wharf

You will be responsible for assisting in the management of our Canary Wharf store while reflecting the vision and goals associated with Gant UK and the Gant Brand. You will need to be able to meet management objectives while adhering to company Policies and Procedures and ensure that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and in line with commercial standards. You must have a passion for retail and preferably have worked for a premium brand. You will be enthusiastic, pro-active and act as a role model for your team, ensuring everyone represents the brand in the way they dress and assist customers.

Deputy Store Manager - Bristol

You will be responsible for assisting in the management of our Bristol store while reflecting the vision and goals associated with Gant UK and the Gant Brand. You will need to be able to meet management objectives while adhering to company Policies and Procedures and ensure that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and in line with commercial standards. You must have a passion for retail and preferably have worked for a premium brand. You will be enthusiastic, pro-active and act as a role model for your team, ensuring everyone represents the brand in the way they dress and assist customers.

Deputy Store Manager - Hatfield Outlet Store

You will be responsible for assisting in the management of our Hatfield Outlet store while reflecting the vision and goals associated with Gant UK and the Gant Brand. You will need to be able to meet management objectives while adhering to company Policies and Procedures and ensure that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and in line with commercial standards. You must have a passion for retail and preferably have worked for a premium brand. You will be enthusiastic, pro-active and act as a role model for your team, ensuring everyone represents the brand in the way they dress and assist customers.

Supervisor - Gant Store, Reading

You will be part of the management team in our Reading store. You must have excellent selling and customer service skills and good organisational skills. You should have a passion for retail and, preferably, have worked for a premium brand. You must be enthusiastic, pro-active and act as a role model for your team, ensuring everyone represents the brand in the way they dress and assist customers.

Gant Brand Consultant - Elys, Wimbledon

You will be responsible for running the Gant corner in the Elys, Wimbledon department store ensuring that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and to the highest standards. You should be commercially astute and able to provide detailed weekly reports to Head of Retail & Brand. You need to be self motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic about retail and able to represent the brand through wearing the current season's clothes.

Gant Brand Consultant - John Lewis, Oxford Street

You will be responsible for running the Gant corner in the John Lewis, Oxford Street department store ensuring that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and to the highest standards. You should be commercially astute and able to provide detailed weekly reports to Head of Retail & Brand. You need to be self motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic about retail and able to represent the brand through wearing the current season's clothes.

Gant Brand Consultant - House of Fraser, Meadowhall

You will be responsible for running the Gant corner in the House of Fraser, Meadowhall department store ensuring that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and to the highest standards. You should be commercially astute and able to provide detailed weekly reports to Head of Retail & Brand. You need to be self motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic about retail and able to represent the brand through wearing the current season's clothes.

Gant Brand Consultant - Fenwicks Brent Cross

You will be responsible for running the Gant corner in the Fenwicks Brent Cross department store ensuring that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and to the highest standards. You should be commercially astute and able to provide detailed weekly reports to Head of Retail & Brand. You need to be self motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic about retail and able to represent the brand through wearing the current season's clothes.

Gant Brand Consultant - Fenwicks York

You will be responsible for running the Gant corner in the Fenwicks York department store ensuring that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and to the highest standards. You should be commercially astute and able to provide detailed weekly reports to Head of Retail & Brand. You need to be self motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic about retail and able to represent the brand through wearing the current season's clothes.

Gant Brand Consultant - John Lewis, Southampton

You will be responsible for running the Gant corner in the John Lewis, Southampton department store ensuring that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and to the highest standards. You should be commercially astute and able to provide detailed weekly reports to Head of Retail & Brand. You need to be self motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic about retail and able to represent the brand through wearing the current season's clothes.

Gant Brand Consultant - House of Fraser, Edinburgh

You will be responsible for running the Gant corner in the House of Fraser, Edinburgh department store ensuring that sales targets are achieved and where possible exceeded. Your excellent customer service skills will ensure you can generate sales and increase units/transactions and average spend. You need good VM skills to enable you to display merchandise in a commercial manner and to the highest standards. You should be commercially astute and able to provide detailed weekly reports to Head of Retail & Brand. You need to be self motivated, pro-active, enthusiastic about retail and able to represent the brand through wearing the current season's clothes.

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