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Job Description: Formalwear Coordinator

Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Company: Frank Bird Menswear

About Us: Welcome to Frank Bird, the premier destination for premium menswear in Barnsley and Wakefield. With a rich history dating back to the start of World War II, we are dedicated to providing exceptional quality and service. Our stores showcase the finest menswear collections from around the globe, including renowned brands such as BOSS, Paul Smith, Belstaff, Ralph Lauren, Paul & Shark, HUGO, Parajumpers, and Sandbanks.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Formalwear Coordinator to join our Barnsley branch. The ideal candidate will be passionate about menswear, possess excellent customer service skills, and have a keen eye for detail. As a Formalwear Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in ensuring our customers look their best for weddings and other special occasions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer Measurements: Accurately measure customers for suits and formalwear for weddings and other occasions.

  • Stock Control: Maintain a thorough knowledge of company stock, manage stock levels, and liaise with our Wakefield branch to fulfill orders.

  • Target Achievement: Work towards sales and service targets throughout the year, contributing to the overall success of the business.

  • Promotion and Networking: Stay in communication with local wedding fairs to promote the business and increase brand awareness.

  • Stock Condition and Cleanliness: Ensure all stock is in excellent condition and cleanliness, coordinating with local dry cleaners as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Maths and English GCSE (C or above) or equivalent.

  • Experience: Retail or customer service experience required; sewing or alteration experience preferred but not essential.

  • Skills: Time management, communication, sales, self-motivation, adaptive mentality.

  • Competencies: Attention to detail, customer service orientation.

Work Environment:

  • Location: Based in our Barnsley branch with a designated workroom for the position.

  • Team: Work with a team of 6 on-floor staff members. Our staff have long-standing positions ranging from 3 to over 40 years and are committed to the company and its values.

Career Development:

  • Opportunities: We offer opportunities for career development and progression within the company.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary/Benefits: Information provided on request

Company Culture:

  • Low Staff Turnover: We pride ourselves on our low staff turnover and family-oriented dynamic.

  • Values: As a company, we strive to always offer exceptional customer service and go above and beyond expectations. We provide a safe and enjoyable workplace, focusing on staff well-being.

Application Process:

  • How to Apply: Email your CV and covering letter to careers@frankbird.co.uk.

  • Instructions: Please include your full name and the job title in the subject line of your email.

  • Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 30/6/24.

Join us at Frank Bird and become part of a team that values tradition, quality, and exceptional customer service. We look forward to welcoming a new member who shares our passion for menswear and commitment to excellence.

 

Job Description: Weekend Sales Advisor

Position: Sales Advisor
Location: Barnsley Branch
Hours: 4-12 hours per week, part-time, mostly weekend work

About Us: Frank Bird Menswear has been a cornerstone of premium menswear in Barnsley and Wakefield since 1939. Relaunched in 2019, our stores continue to offer exceptional quality and service, featuring renowned brands such as BOSS, Paul Smith, Belstaff, Ralph Lauren, Paul & Shark, HUGO, Parajumpers, and Sandbanks. We pride ourselves on creating a welcoming environment for both customers and staff, with a strong emphasis on customer service and a deep-rooted commitment to our community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate our retail system to process sales efficiently.

  • Organise and merchandise stock within the store, ensuring displays are attractive and up-to-date.

  • Perform general cleaning duties to maintain a tidy and inviting store environment.

  • Create a positive and friendly atmosphere for all customers.

  • Maintain accuracy and attention to detail in all tasks.

  • Learn and maintain good knowledge of the brands and products we sell.

  • Provide exceptional customer service by being friendly, helpful, and professional.

Qualifications:

  • Education: GCSEs in Maths and English (C grade or above) or equivalent.

  • Experience: Customer service experience preferred but not essential, as on-the-job training will be provided.

  • Skills: Excellent IT skills, time management, communication, sales, self-motivation, and adaptability.

  • Competencies: High attention to detail and strong customer service skills.

Work Environment:

  • You will be based in our Barnsley branch, working alongside a dedicated team of six floor staff.

  • Our team members have longstanding positions, ranging from 3 to 40+ years, reflecting our commitment to a supportive and stable work environment.

Company Culture:

  • At Frank Bird, we value low staff turnover and a family-oriented dynamic.

  • We strive to exceed customer expectations by offering exceptional service and maintaining a safe, enjoyable workplace focused on staff wellbeing.

Application Process:

  • To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@frankbird.co.uk.

  • Include your full name and the job title in the subject of the email.

  • Application deadline: 30/6/24.

Salary/Benefits:

  • All information available on request.

Join us at Frank Bird and be a part of a team that values quality, service, and community.

 

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