Stylist / Consignment Assistant - Full Time
Ireland’s fastest growing designer resale company is expanding and looking for new talent! If you love dynamic work environments, styling customers and love fashion, then we might have just the role for you:-)
- We are looking for a committed individual who is wanting to grow with our consistently expanding company
- Min of 3 to 5 years of luxury retail sales experience within women’s fashion and accessories
- Extensive experience in styling customers in-store and providing honest and sincere advice
- Extensive knowledge of major national and international fashion brands including luxury retailers
- Interest in social media and photography
- Bonus if you've worked at multi-brand organizations including Brown Thomas, Urban Outfitters, Arnotts and TK Maxx
- Sincere love of working with people and providing the best customer service experience possible
- Must be available Saturdays and Sundays
- Must LOVE dogs as we have two resident hounds
- Styling customers and providing fashion advice
- Assisting with social media tasks as required which include snapchat, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube
- Assisting with website maintenance
- Assisting with product photography
- Keeping up to date with key fashion trends
- Keeping up to date and researching current high street and luxury store brands and respective prices
- Researching national and international fashion brands carried by Siopaella to ensure correct advice and knowledge is passed to customers
- Assisting in buying merchandise from customers / consignors both in store and at customers’ homes
- Preparing stock items for the shop floor and tagging, pricing and steaming merchandise as required
- Assisting Head Buyer at various buying trips both nationally and internationally
- General sales and customer service duties as required
- Assisting the Visual Merchandiser and Head Stylist that all store windows are professional and standards are being met
To apply for this position:
Please send your CV along with a cover letter detailing your salary expectations, availability, your qualifications and why you think you would be a great fit.
All applications may be sent in person to Siopaella, 25a Temple Lane South, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, or via mail to Siopaella, 8a Crow Street,Temple Bar, Dublin 2, or via email to ella <at> siopaella <dot> com
Position is available immediately.
While we appreciate everyone's interest in this position, due to the volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Digital Marketing and Social Media Assistant
Are you obsessed with all things digital?
Do you strive in fast-paced environments, jumping from one task to another?
Have you got experience in creating online content that people love?
Do you love fashion and reading about the latest trends?
This role will involve all things digital and fashion with a focus on developing our online presence, growing our social media audience and maximising ROI from web, social media, email, & online content. You’ll join a great team of 9 humans and 2 dogs who are responsible for marketing the largest growing resale business in the country, with 3 brick and mortar stores to boot and a goal to expand to more locations.
Responsibilities / Performance Objectives:
Content Creation: In assisting our Head Blogger, you will get the opportunity to show off your creativity and writing skills in the management and production of persuasive, engaging, or just plain entertaining blog posts, emails, videos and social media updates. You will also track marketing investment by program and category. Identify new opportunities and provide strategic recommendations to drive growth of online marketing channels.
Social Media: Networks like Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Twitter have become key resources in recent years, and as a result Siopaella’s presence on social media has become a key tool for our growing business. You will be tasked with building upon our existing online and social media strategy to take our social media community of over 48k to the next level. You will share your knowledge of all things digital with our buyers and stylists and manage / schedule posts for daily and weekly content programming across various social media platforms. You’ll brainstorm social media programs, contents and measure the impact of efforts through relevant monitoring tools and reporting. You’ll develop and execute targeted customer acquisition marketing campaigns with sound measurement to monitor and report on effectiveness, leading to the continuous improvement of user experience and overall ROI.
Email Marketing: If high open rates and community engagement gets your heart rate going, well this is the role for you. You’ll deliver relevant and engaging weekly emails to our various audiences through Mail Chimp – experience in this or similar content creation would be advantageous. You will also update and assist in expanding our current email customer database.
Website & Content Management: You will assist in updating content and assist in the development of siopaella.com, which was shortlisted for a 2016 FrockAdvisor Award for Best Online Store. You will create, edit and publish content on the site and resolve any issues that arise. Your ability to quickly and effectively manage updates and identify areas for improvement will be vital in driving quality traffic, improving conversions and generating applications for the business. Experience in content management systems is greatly advantageous.
Multi-Channel Campaigns: All of the above tasks come together in multi-channel campaigns. You will assist in the execution of campaigns that use social, search and traditional advertising to raise brand awareness, drive online traffic by prospecting existing connections and developing relationships with new consignors / sellers. These contacts include but are not limited to: stylists, personal shoppers, boutique owners, sales associates, and individual consignors. You’ll monitor multi-channel acquisition campaigns for e-commerce businesses to meet monthly goals.
Evaluate, validate and measure the financial impact and effectiveness of sales & marketing initiatives aimed at consignors and customers: You will participate in ad-hoc analyses related to channel performance, conversion efficiency, marketing attribution and lifetime value to deliver performance insights and optimize planning & forecasting. You will also support future and planned business decisions by conducting financial analysis (ROI, etc.) and offer recommendations on business prioritization. You’ll analyze and report on campaign results, conversion rates, and other KPIs.
Photography: You will assist in the photography and help style a wide variety of products (i.e. clothing, handbags, shoes, accessories and jewelry). Siopaella processes over 100-200 unique items per week, so a person who is production oriented is key. Knowledge of Adobe Lightroom would be an asset.
Styling and Customer Service: Help the styling and sales team with various customer service duties and styling customers both in-store and online within our three locations as needed. At Siopaella we are lucky to have the most supportive and loyal customers in the business. You’ll be responsible for engaging with our customers both in-store and online and marketing our styling and closet clearout services.
Personal Development: Siopaella is all about innovation and empowerment so you’ll also be encouraged to offer and implement ideas for improving our marketing efforts. Every member of our team brings unique skills and a new perspective on what we do and you will be no different. Your skills and creativity will take the nuts and bolts mentioned above and mould them into the perfect role for Siopaella and for your career development.
To succeed in this role, you’ll need:
- A love of all things online and social
- Familiarity with popular current social media channels including Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn
- Considerable knowledge of the fashion industry with a keen interest in learning about the resale world and ethical fashion
- An honours degree preferably in Business and Marketing (or the equivalent) and an appetite to continue learning.
- A combination of the ability to think creatively with a commercial understanding
- Excellent writing and proof reading skills
- A keen interest in learning more about leading luxury fashion brands including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Celine and Hermes and being able to quickly research different models of bags and accessories
- The ability to work on multiple projects at once
- Excellent online research skills
- An aptitude for technology with great analytical skills and high standards of customer service
- Interest in product photography
- Ability to work flexible hours, weekends and evenings
- Proficiency using Web Content Management Systems (CMS)
- 4+ year’s experience in paid social, display advertising, online marketing, and/or mobile marketing preferred.
This is the kind of job where the opportunities for growth are dictated by what you put in. If that’s what you’re looking for, then get in touch. Salary to commensurate with experience. Please send your CV along with a cover letter detailing your qualifications and why you think you would be a great fit. All applications may be sent in person to Siopaella, 25a Temple Lane South, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, or via mail to Siopaella, 8a Crow Street,Temple Bar, Dublin 2, or via email to email@example.com. Due to the volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Thank you in advance for your interest in applying for this position!
Siopaella Internship Program – Various Positions
We have been successfully running our internship program which has seen students from all over Ireland, Germany and even France! Many of our interns and work experience students have gone on to work for Siopaella full-time, and to other companies including Penneys, Dunnes, Arnotts, COS, Reiss and Next. If you are looking to build your styling and / modelling portfolio, learn more about how to style customers in a fast paced retail environment, assist in social media / blogging and photography then get in touch with us – we may just have the platform for you to launch your fashion career!
Models for upcoming photoshoots and stock photography – Female and Male – Internship / Work Experience
We are looking for unsigned girls that are at least 5’5″ or above and guys at 5’11” or above. If you are wanting to gain experience in modelling and start building your portfolio, then this might be just the opportunity for you! Please send Siopaella one headshot, one profile shot, one smiling shot, one shot from the waist up and one full length shot with your contact details, age, height, bust, waist and hip measurements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Natural light is always best, with a clean face (ie minimal makeup).
Fashion Styling + Buying Internship / Work Experience
Are you studying fashion / styling and want to gain practical work experience? Then join our internship program which has been running successfully for the last 4 years! You will gain experience in all aspects of the business, from learning about buying, styling photoshoots, assisting with our social media campaigns, helping customers and visual merchandising. To apply, please indicate in your cover letter the timeline of your internship and preferred days to email@example.com. We recommend a minimum of 2 days per week over a 2 month period but of course this is flexible.
Photography Internship / Work Experience
Are you studying photography and want to gain practical work experience? Then join our internship program which has been running successfully for the last 4 years! You will gain experience in all aspects of photography, from product photography, street style shoots and stock photography. You will also assist with our social media campaigns, and website maintenance. To apply, please indicate in your cover letter the timeline of your internship and preferred days to firstname.lastname@example.org. We recommend a minimum of 2 days per week over a 2 month period but of course this is flexible.
Makeup + Hair Styling Internship / Work Experience
Are you studying makeup and hair and want to gain practical work experience? Then join our internship program which has been running successfully for the last 4 years! You will gain experience from doing makeup for our videos, street style shoots and stock photography. You will also assist with our social media campaigns, and website maintenance. We have been featured on Xpose, Ireland AM and RTE so there would be the opportunity to assist with these TV shoots should the opportunity arise during your internship. For more information please email email@example.com.