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Jobs with JoJo

JoJo is one of the UK's fastest growing niche market multi-channel retailers, specialising in the baby and nursery market. Launched 20 years ago by the current MD, the company has grown organically year on year as a result of its innovative products, imaginative and quirky fashions, excellent customer focus and inspirational marketing and PR. With plans for 8 new stores per annum and international expansion, we offer small company values in an exciting and vibrant environment.


JoJo's head office in Newport, South Wales is the location for the Warehouse, Customer Service, IT and Accounts departments as well as the Retail Operations.


The Marketing, Design and Buying departments are based at JoJo House in Battersea, just around the corner from Battersea Park Station.


JoJo currently has many stores across the UK and is actively looking for new locations.


Our current vacancies are listed in the tab sections but should you have any general enquiries please email jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk


  • JoJo Stores
  • Head Office
  • London Studio
  • Nema Foundation

LONDON

Blackheath – Customer Advisor, (14 hours) More >

Balham – Customer Advisor, (20 hours) More >

Putney – Temporary Customer Advisor More >

SOUTH WEST

Summertown - Customer Advisor (6 hours) More >

Bath - Customer Advisor (16 hours) More >

Bath - Assistant Store Manager More >

Truro – Store Manager More >

Truro – Customer Advisor (Full Time and Part Time) More >

Truro - Assistant Store Manager More >

SOUTH EAST

Guildford - Customer Advisor More >

Marlow - Assistant Store Manager More >

Berkhamsted – Temporary Customer Advisor (8 hours) More >

Windsor - Customer Advisor More >

Tunbridge Wells - Customer Advisor (16 hours) More >

Richmond – Customer Advisor (22 hours) More >

Harpenden – Customer Advisor (14 hours) More >

Harpenden – Customer Advisor (24 hours) More >

MIDLANDS

Shrewsbury - Customer Advisor (16 hours) More >

Worcester - Customer Advisor x2 More >

Scotland

Aberdeen – Store Manager More >

Aberdeen – Customer Advisor (Full Time and Part Time) More >

Aberdeen - Assistant Store Manager More >

There are currently no vacancies

Online Marketing Executive More >

Garment Technologist More >

Assistant Buyer More >

Buyers Admin Assistant More >

Assistant Merchandiser More >

Merchandising Assistant More >

There are currently no vacancies


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Online Marketing Executive

An immediate vacancy has arisen in the busy London Design & Marketing office to join the eCommerce department as an Online Marketing Executive.

The Online Marketing Executive role involves driving targeted traffic to the UK and Irish websites via all online acquisition channels including PPC, Search, Display, Retargeting, Mobile, and Social Media to deliver the online visits, sales and conversion targets.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Setting up and optimising PPC campaigns to achieve ROI targets. Including writing copy for ads, controlling bid management and setting up testing strategy to achieve optimum CTR.
  • Producing weekly PPC campaign performance reports and analysis
  • Producing and maintaining CSV product feeds for Product Listing Ads and other online advertising opportunities.
  • Managing the re-targeting service provider to ensure the re-targeting marketing strategy is maximised.
  • Managing the online marketing opportunities with 3rd parties to include promotions, advertising and competitions to drive targeted traffic to the JoJo site.
  • Keeping up to date with changes and updates in the online marketing and search industry.
To be considered for this role you must have at least 2 years’ experience of paid search and the ability to manage large scale PPC campaigns and budgets. You will have strong analytical and numeracy skills with advanced Excel knowledge and a passion for using data to make decisions.

Whilst not essential, the ideal Online Marketing Executive will also have experience of international online marketing preferably to the American market.

If you would like to apply for the role please email your CV and a covering letter to: jane@jojomamanbebe.co.uk.

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Customer Advisor

JoJo Maman Bébé launched as a very small company and has grown to be one of the UK's prominent multi channel Maternity, Childrenswear and Baby Product retailers. Trading has been predominantly via catalogue and the website, however the company is now rapidly expanding onto the high street.

Whilst the company has expanded, we retain "small company" values and are committed to offering our retail employees a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous discount, training and development and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

Reporting to the Store Manager; you must thoroughly enjoy being on the shop floor offering excellent customer service including assisting with the personal shopping service, bra fittings and offering advice and information regarding products and clothing. The role will also involve assisting the Store manager with merchandising, stock takes and general maintenance of the store.

Key responsibilities of the role include assisting customers, processing sales via company Epos & Mail Order Systems, working within company ethos and ethics to achieve the business objectives, implementing and upholding company policies and procedures, providing assistance with deliveries, maintaining awareness of stock security and the Health & Safety standards within the store and finally assisting with in-store visual displays and standards.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is customer focussed and is an excellent communicator.

To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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Customer Service Advisor

JoJo Maman Bébé launched as a very small company and has grown to be one of the UK's prominent multi channel Maternity, Childrenswear and Baby Product retailers. Trading has been predominantly via catalogue and the website, however the company is now rapidly expanding onto the high street. To provide excellent customer services to new and existing customers and represent the company to a high standard of professionalism.

Whilst the company has expanded, we retain "small company" values and are committed to offering our retail employees a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous discount, training and development and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

  • To process telephone, mail and fax orders.
  • Advise customer on products and sizing.
  • Deal with minor customer service queries and problems
  • Inputting of catalogue requests from coupons and voicemail
  • Processing returned items for exchange or refund
  • Keeping the database clean of duplicates and ‘gone-aways’
  • Working with the Senior Customer Service Advisors to achieve excellent levels of service
  • Assisting CS Manager or CS Seniors with specific customer service projects.


  • Specific duties may be assigned to any individual who shows the attitude and competence to take on additional responsibility.

    This job requires:

  • Good communication skills
  • Previous call centre experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team


  • To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

    Weekend Customer Advisor

    JoJo Maman Bébé launched as a very small company and has grown to be one of the UK's prominent multi channel Maternity, Childrenswear and Baby Product retailers. Trading has been predominantly via catalogue and the website, however the company is now rapidly expanding onto the high street.

    Whilst the company has expanded, we retain "small company" values and are committed to offering our retail employees a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous discount, training and development and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

    Reporting to the Store Manager; you must thoroughly enjoy being on the shop floor offering excellent customer service including assisting with the personal shopping service, bra fittings and offering advice and information regarding products and clothing. The role will also involve assisting the Store manager with merchandising, stock takes and general maintenance of the store.

    Key responsibilities of the role include assisting customers, processing sales via company Epos & Mail Order Systems, working within company ethos and ethics to achieve the business objectives, implementing and upholding company policies and procedures, providing assistance with deliveries, maintaining awareness of stock security and the Health & Safety standards within the store and finally assisting with in-store visual displays and standards.

    We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is customer focussed and is an excellent communicator.

    To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Part time Customer Advisor

    JoJo Maman Bébé launched as a very small company and has grown to be one of the UK's prominent multi channel Maternity, Childrenswear and Baby Product retailers. Trading has been predominantly via catalogue and the website, however the company is now rapidly expanding onto the high street.

    Whilst the company has expanded, we retain "small company" values and are committed to offering our retail employees a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous discount, training and development and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

    Reporting to the Store Manager; you must thoroughly enjoy being on the shop floor offering excellent customer service including assisting with the personal shopping service, bra fittings and offering advice and information regarding products and clothing. The role will also involve assisting the Store manager with merchandising, stock takes and general maintenance of the store.

    Key responsibilities of the role include assisting customers, processing sales via company Epos & Mail Order Systems, working within company ethos and ethics to achieve the business objectives, implementing and upholding company policies and procedures, providing assistance with deliveries, maintaining awareness of stock security and the Health & Safety standards within the store and finally assisting with in-store visual displays and standards.

    We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is customer focussed and is an excellent communicator.

    To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Assistant Store Manager

    JoJo Maman Bébé launched as a very small company and has grown to be one of the UK's prominent multi channel Maternity, Childrenswear and Baby Product retailers. Trading has been predominantly via catalogue and the website, however the company is now rapidly expanding onto the high street.

    Whilst the company has expanded, we retain "small company" values and are committed to offering our retail employees a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous discount, training and development and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

    The main aim of the role is to assist the Store Manager with ensuring the smooth day to day running of a retail location. In the Store Manager’s absence you will be responsible for managing a small team of retail staff, banking, observing stock levels, conducting stock takes, general maintenance and security of the store, assist with visual merchandising as required and offer a high level of customer service.

    Implementing and upholding Company policies and procedures and ensuring that stock replenishment activity is carried out effectively in the store.

    Supervision of the receipt of deliveries. Ensuring company security and health & safety standards are met in the store. Ensuring shop maintenance is carried out safely and quickly.

    Assisting with visual merchandising and marketing standards and display.

    All day to day staff management including implementing all HR policies along with training and development of new and existing staff.

    Supervising and ensuring the levels of customer service provided in the store remain at the highest standard. Responsibility for shop security including control of keys and response to alarm systems.

    You will be expected to ensure that open communication is maintained with head office and that all administration is completed on time and correctly.

    We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is customer focussed and is an excellent communicator, sales orientated with the ability to train and develop and lead by example.

    To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Store Manager

    JoJo Maman Bébé launched as a very small company and has grown to be one of the UK's prominent multi channel Maternity, Childrenswear and Baby Product retailers. Trading has been predominantly via catalogue and the website, however the company is now rapidly expanding onto the high street.

    Whilst the company has expanded, we retain "small company" values and are committed to offer our retail employees a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous discount, training and development and fun and friendly working atmosphere.

    The main aim of this role is to ensure the smooth day to day running of a retail location. The role will involve managing a small team of retail staff, banking, observing stock levels, conducting stock takes, general maintenance and security of the store, assisting with visual merchandising as required and offering a high level of customer service.

    Key responsibilities of the role include understanding the company and individual store business objectives in order for the store to trade profitably, work within company ethos and ethics to achieve the business objectives, implement and uphold company policies and procedures, ensure stock replenishment activity is carried out effectively in the store. You will also be expected to supervise the receipt of deliveries, ensure company security and health and safety standards are met in the store, ensure shop maintenance is carried out safely and quickly, assist with visual merchandising and marketing standards and display, all day to day staff management inlcuding implementing all HR policies determined by the HR department and Retail Operations Manager along with training and development of new and existing staff.

    We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is customer focussed and is an excellent communicator, sales orientated with the ability to train and develop and lead by example.

    To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Area Manager (Retail)

    The main purpose of this role is to offer support to a store portfolio in order to increase levels of customer service standards across the company, ensuring that company ethics and ethos are maintained at all times.

    Working alongside the Retail Operations Manager and Operations Director, you will be responsible for ensuring that company policies are met and maintained, staff are fully trained and excellent customer service standards are retained and improved.

    You must have a keen eye for detail to ensure that store promotions are accurate and merchandised to the company's exact standards.

    You will require a good knowledge of HR procedure and a sound understanding of health & safety requirements.

    This particular post is required to cover the following stores: - Chiswick, Chelsea Green, Westbourne Grove, Northcote Rd Kids, Northcote Rd Maternity, Blackheath, Dulwich, Putney, Richmond, Kingston, Cobham, Guildford

    Due to the location of these stores, the ideal candidate will be located in central or South London.

    Please note, due to the nature of the role there will a requirement for overnight stays.

    If you would like to apply please send your cv and covering letter to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Visual Merchandiser

    JoJo Maman Bébé launched as a very small company and has grown to be one of the UK's prominent multi channel Maternity, Childrenswear and Baby Product retailers. Trading has been predominantly via catalogue and the website, however the company is now rapidly expanding onto the high street.

    Whilst the company has expanded, we retain "small company" values and are committed to offering our retail employees a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous discount, training and development and a fun and friendly working atmosphere.

    The main responsibility of the Visual Merchandiser (VM) is to ensure that window and in-store displays are cohesive well maintained, have visual impact, are changed regularly and most of all have a positive effect on sales.

    The position will require the holder to work closely with the Store Manager to ensure that day to day operational issues are met.

    He/She will have overall say in how often the store will change the merchandise and recommend through reports/briefs and plannograms the most effective layout plans.

    Alongside the primary role of upholding VM guidelines and standards, the post holder will also be required to offer excellent customer service including till operation - assisting with the personal shopping service, bra fittings (if appropriate) and offering advice and information regarding products and clothing.

    This post requires an individual with strong commercial awareness and communication skills, someone who understands company objectives and is driven by self motivation. He/She must have a very hands on approach to solving problems and be comfortable with multi-tasking and working the necessary time to complete company deadlines.

    He/She may be required to work away from home, travelling to other stores/new store openings.

    Full driving licence an advantage but not essential.

    To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Warehouse Operative

    MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
    To work in diverse areas of the warehouse, although it will be taken into account if a member of staff makes a particular request to work in one area should the need arise. Naturally the suitability of the work for the employee will be taken into consideration, along with the skills required for each particular job.

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To pick stock, replenish shelves, carry out manual stocktaking.
  • To pack into despatch bags or boxes orders for retail and wholesale customers. To complete all relevant paper work for posting and despatch.
  • Receive goods into the warehouse, checking despatch notes, counting stock, stock controlling and putting away to shelf.
  • To open, process and label all returned parcels that arrive back into the warehouse. To complete all relevant paperwork and return goods to shelf.
  • Operate Fork Lift truck.
  • Any other Duties allocated by Managers.
  • All staff are jointly responsible for keeping the warehouse clean and tidy, with specific responsibility for cleaning up their direct areas of work on a daily basis.

    Staff with specific qualifications, such as forklift licenses, will be required to carry out duties of that nature.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    The job requires:

  • Good communications skills.
  • General warehouse experience.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Reach Licence Essential.
  • Computer skills would be an advantage although not necessary as training will be provided.


  • To apply, please forward your CV with cover letter and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Credit Manager

    JoJo Maman Bébé is a multi-channel retailer of maternity wear, babywear and nursery products; with 57 stores nationally, a thriving e-commerce presence, and a growing international trade department. We employ approximately 550 people in the UK. The key to our success and customer loyalty is down to our design and innovation; attention to detail and pride in our work; and our ethical business practices. We may have grown into a major retailer but we haven’t forgotten our roots for providing quality and value for money, and the emphasis we place on service means we are a business our customers can trust. We adhere to a nonhierarchical structure, which means all managers must spend time working with their teams when all hands are needed on deck. Our success is very much a team effort.

    Our international department is in the process of rapid expansion with major distribution contracts established on a monthly basis. This is a newly created role, and the successful post holder will be required to demonstrate the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. The need for attention to detail is essential, coupled with the ability to work to strict deadlines, organize multiple shipments, and account management is also essential elements of this role. The post holder will have relevant experience within a financial capacity in areas of sales ledger, credit control, coupled with a working knowledge of Sage (or similar). The post holders abilities will include Customs and Excise legislation, taxation and VAT knowledge within international markets and the ability to implement, report and present profitability analysis up to Board level.

    General Description:

    • Management of credit control function for JoJo Maman Bébé. Dealing with internationally based customers of varying sizes (ranging from small boutiques to large multinational retailers).
    • Successful candidate will be responsible for managing the wholesale operations team based in Newport. Will need to liaise with Head of International Trade and customer service team based in London; the warehouse team based in Newport and international customers.
    • Ensuring all customers are set up with the correct tax code and ensuring Customs and Excise export rules are followed at all times.
    • Responsible for ensuring payment has been received before despatch for non-account customers and ensuring prompt payment for those with agreed credit.
    • - Responsible for ensuring all customers requesting credit are adequately credit checked and referenced (with on-going checks carried out biannually). Arranging credit insurance when necessary. Also liaising with external credit reference agency, credit insurers and customers.
    • - Monitoring customers with credit (as above) and highlighting late payment issues. Liaising with insurers to ensure notification requirements are met and removing credit facilities when necessary.
    • Working with the operations team and senior management team to ensure orders are despatched on a timely basis adhering to agreed customer delivery dates.
    • - Ensuring customers are invoiced on a timely basis, with the correct applicable taxes and that invoices adhere to the requirements of the country of destination. For large key accounts ensuring that the customers invoicing requirements are met to ensure timely payment.
    • - Managing debtor’s ledger, allocating receipts and reporting on aged debtors on a monthly basis.
    • - KPI reporting and other ad hoc reporting where required.
    Essential skills required:

    • - International credit control experience (export knowledge also desirable).
    • - Management experience.
    • Experience using Sage 200 or similar accounting software.
    • Strong excel and Microsoft office skills.
    • Strong communication and influential skills.
    • Must be flexible and able to travel.
    • - Must evidence problem solving skills.

    Desirable skills:
    • Export knowledge.
    • Languages.


    In return, we offer a competitive salary. If you would like to apply please forward your CV, confirming salary expectations to: jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk.

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    Assistant Buyer

    Specialising in childrenswear and women’s maternity fashion JoJo is a successful multi-channel brand in an exciting period of accelerated growth with 60+ stores, a comprehensive website and catalogue business and expanding international customers. JoJo offers great opportunities for career progression and development.

    Working with the team responsible for Buying and Production of our own brand Maternity & Children’s ranges this role supports the Buyers & Merchandisers whilst managing, training and developing the Admin Assistants to ensure the process runs smoothly.

    Duties to include all areas of purchasing & production, including:

    • Critical path management.
    • Delivery schedule management.
    • Management of buying, photographic & salesman samples.
    • Sourcing new supply opportunities.
    • Negotiating costings and minimums.
    • Order raising and confirmation.
    • Maintaining in house product systems.
    • Supplier liaison to ensure information flows and critical dates achieved.
    • Competition report analysis.
    • General administrative support to the buyer.
    • Managing the workload of the BAAs.
    • Supporting and training the BAA’s on JoJo systems and processes.
    The successful candidate will be bright and driven with a strong understanding of the role. Educated to degree level with a strong natural aptitude for Math’s and English and will have the following skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written English and strong communication skills.
    • Fully computer literate, with a solid knowledge of Excel (minimum standard Level II).
    • Two years experience as a Fashion Buyers Admin Assistant.
    • Experience in dealing direct with foreign suppliers and factories.
    • Competent and efficient at keeping databases updated.
    • Be an efficient and reliable administrator who can be responsible for their own work load and keen to develop.
    • Able to multi-task and work happily in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere.
    • Be a positive and patient role model.

    Send by email CV, covering letter, availability to work/notice period and salary expectations to Geri Macauley, Head of Buying to geri@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGIST

    We are looking for an Assistant Technologist to join our busy Tech Team. This offers the right candidate a great chance to implement and develop skills across a wide sphere of technology in an exciting and hands on design, development and buying department. Unlike many other companies we design in house and work directly with factories to produce our own label goods which provides a dynamic workplace and opportunities for growth.

    With an exciting remit covering not only children’s and baby wear but also maternity wear, fabric based products, such as towelling, bedding, shoes, fun toys plus many other areas the role will suit someone keen to get a wide range of experience.

    A key role supporting the technology team you will ensure that our designs are executed to the highest quality and safety standards and to schedule. You will have been in the industry already and ideally have a background in childrenswear and ladieswear. You will be a strong communicator and have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

    Expected duties may include:

    • Preparing specification packs, collating and maintaining the critical path.
    • Fitting samples & sending comments, sealing for production and checking shipment.
    • Initiating, chasing, approving and filing of testing documents.
    • Assisting co-ordinating foreign testing and compliance records as required.
    • Ensuring testing manuals are up to date and provided to suppliers.
    • Ensuring all key spreadsheets and documentation is completed.
    • Ensuring labelling is correct and that all items adhere to British Safety Standards and International compliance & labelling requirements.
    • Updating and maintaining Supplier information spreadsheets and audits.
    • Sending out samples or wearer trials, compiling feedback and proposing improvements.
    • Assisting the team and supporting the Head Tech as required
    The successful candidate will be have experience in a garment technology / QA department of a commercial manufacturer and retailer and will have the following skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written English
    • Excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail.
    • Qualified with an appropriate NVQ or higher with experience in a fashion background.
    • Comprehensively computer literate, with a good knowledge of Excel and Illustrator.
    • Be able to efficiently multi-task, be highly organised.

    If you are looking for the perfect opportunity to further your career then please email your CV with a covering letter and salary expectations to: Sunny Machado, Head of Garment Technology sunny@jojomamanbebe.co.uk . Due to high application levels we apologise in advance but we will only contact candidates we would like to see for interview.

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    GARMENT TECHNOLOGIST

    Key role supporting the technology team. You will ensure that our designs are executed to the highest quality and safety standards and to schedule.

    The ideal candidate will have been in the industry for 4+ years and will be looking for a new challenge. You must have a background in children’s wear and experience in ladieswear or with soft goods or toys would be a bonus but not essential. You will be a strong communicator and have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

    As JoJo is both a manufacturer and retailer it can be a very rewarding role.

    Duties to comprise all areas of development and production, including:

    • Preparing sketches and charts for specification packs.
    • Grading specifications for children’s & maternity wear.
    • Liaising with suppliers to ensure all specifications are understood.
    • Measuring, fitting and commenting on fit samples in liaison with the designer and buyer plus updating the critical path efficiently.
    • Sealing for production and checking shipment samples.
    • Ensuring all children’s wear & products adhere to British Safety Standards
    The successful candidate will be have experience in a technology department of a commercial manufacturer and retailer and will have the following skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written English
    • Excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail.
    • Qualified with an appropriate NVQ or higher and 4+ years in a similar fashion background.
    • Comprehensively computer literate, with a good knowledge of Excel and experience using Adobe Illustrator.
    • Be able to efficiently multi-task, be highly organised and work happily in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere.
    • Experience of working with foreign suppliers is vital.
    • Experience of working with childrenswear is also vital.

    Please send CV, covering letter including notice period and salary expectations to Mel Brown at mel@jojomamanbebe.co.uk.
    Due to high application levels we will only contact candidates we would like to see for interview.

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    Road Show Manager

    JoJo Maman Bébé is the UK’s leading boutique mother & baby brand. Launched 21 years ago as a tiny start-up, the company has grown organically year on year. Despite our expansion we continue to adhere to small company values. Finding the right people to join our team is important; working at JoJo is more than just a means to earn a living.

    The company has grown from mail order roots, via e-commerce to become the UK’s largest chain of independently minded, high street mother and baby stores. Imaginative product and marketing, coupled with great customer service and ethical business practices have been the route to our success.

    The JoJo Road Show 2014 is being launched as a marketing and branding campaign with the remit to achieve the following:

    • 1. Data capture: To add new customers for the mail order/web database by completing postcards which offer the added incentive of a competition entry.
    • 2. Customer education: To promote the JoJo brand values by engaging with new and current JoJo customers and chatting about the history of the brand, the company ethos, the product and the company charity.
    • 3. Customer entertainment: By offering the in-van service of baby & child sketched or shadow-cut framed portraits (with the relevant travelling artist) or offering hand and foot casts as a joint venture with Little Impressions.
    • 4. New store openings and current store marketing: At times the JoJo Road Show will visit nonspecific events around the countryside. A Facebook competition will be launched for the team to visit nurseries or local JoJo stores. Toddlers will be permitted to visit the van, receive (or buy) a JoJo balloon and be offered a discount voucher to spend in the local store.
    • 5. Product Sales: A small selection of the wide JoJo product offering will be retailed at certain events visited during the JoJo Road Show calendar. The merchandise selection will be in line with the specific event we are attending.
    • 6. Balloon Sales: JoJo pull-along helium balloons will be for sale at most venues.
    • 7. Customer Web Discount: I-pads maybe offered in the van for customers to place online orders with a specific JoJo Road Show discount (where WIFI possible).


    Following a period of training, both in store and at head office the successful candidates will be responsible for the following:


    • - Following the calendar, pre-booked by the Marketing Department, travel to festivals and shows across the country, set up the stand as required – including putting up tents, laying out the product and the working the hours required to engage with the customer base, data capture and sell JoJo product.
    • - In between attending the booked events (working closely with suggestions from the PR team), to visit seaside resorts, local country towns and JoJo stores across the country, handing out catalogues, discount vouchers and balloons to potential JoJo customers.
    • - Working with the Merchandising Team, ensure stock replenishment is achieved and relayed to the head office in Newport. Depending on the schedule and location, travelling to Newport to replenish stocks as required between shows.
    • - With the JoJo permanent member of staff seconded to that event (where relevant), ensuring that the work load is efficiently dealt with at each venue, devising a sensible rota for the team.
    • - Setting fun targets (for sales and data capture) for individuals within the team and ensuring these are reached and exceeded.
    • - Managing the basic mechanical maintenance and upkeep of Eloise, the JoJo HY Van, and ensuring she is spotless at all times (both inside and out) to promote the brand in the best possible way.
    • - Supplying text and images to the Marketing Team to add to the JoJo Road Show Blog – “written by Eloise” as she travels round the countryside.
    • - Managing the budgets for the team sustenance and accommodation.
    • - Managing data uploads as required for Marketing.
    • - Managing stock replenishment and display.
    • - Cashing up, balancing and banking end of day sales.


    The successful candidate might have the following attributes and skills:

    • - A passion for classic cars, ideally Citreon HY vans and the ability to drive and maintain them. (Eloise is quite heavy, with no power steering and three gears.)
    • - Good efficiency and management skills.
    • - Team building and encouragement without the need to bark orders.
    • - The ability to think fast in a busy or unpredictable environment and keep a calm head in an emergency.
    • - An interest and understanding of marketing, retail and customer service.
    • - Good sales techniques to achieve targets without resorting to being pushy.
    • - To be a hands on member of the team; able to put up a tent, chat to customers, sort out minor problems and ensure all are on board, serious and enthusiastic about their job whilst enjoying the summer.
    • - An empathy for JoJo brand values and the ability to engage with customers and promote the brand.
    This role would be ideal for a candidate wishing to enjoy an unstructured job over the summer season. They will be working with a variety of regular JoJo employees seconded from the marketing or retail departments. Whilst there are plenty of systems in place and full training will be given, this role will suit individuals with imagination and enthusiasm who are happy to make the most of a great opportunity to promote the brand whilst enjoying a season on the road.

    Please send your CV, covering letter, and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

    The manager with a ‘can do’ attitude will be pivotal to the success of the JoJo Road Show 2014.

    Couples will be considered as a job share.

    Interviews will be conducted asap by Laura Tenison, Founder and MD and Emma Brannan, Marketing Director.

    Events already booked, include Wynchwood, Cornbury, Camp Bestival. Lamer Tree etc.

    Contract dates May – September 2014.

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    Assistant Merchandiser

    Specialising in childrenswear and women’s maternity fashion JoJo is a successful multi-channel brand in an exciting period of accelerated growth with 60+ stores, a comprehensive multi-channel business and expanding international customers this role offers great opportunities for career progression and development.

    An exciting role covering a wide remit of merchandising functions within a small and focused team. Perfect for someone who enjoys multi-tasking, is looking to take on responsibility in key trading decisions and get involved in our exciting growth plans

    This role will primarily be involved in the maternitywear category but would cover other categories as necessary. Duties may cover all areas of planning, analysing, trading and branch merchandising, including:

    • Supporting the Merchandiser in day to day running of the department
    • Producing, analysing and responding to trading figures to ensure sales and profit targets are achieved.
    • Range planning and preparation of stock packages for allocation.
    • Maintaining availability for direct business and in store through effective management of stock flow.
    • Propose and implement stock optimization or markdown strategies.
    • Analysing and responding to Store trading figures, capacities and grading to drive sales.
    • Communicating with Stores, Area Managers and the Operations Team to ensure stores are trading optimally and have the right stock packages.
    • Planning new store openings.
    • Assisting the Merchandiser to produce in season and strategic forecasting.
    • Visiting under performing and over performing stores to drive sales.
    • Ad Hoc analysis as required.
    The successful candidate will be currently working at an Assistant Merchandiser or Senior Allocator level looking to step up. With a strong understanding of the role, a strong natural aptitude for Maths and English and the following skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written English.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills.
    • Be fully computer literate, with a solid knowledge of Excel (minimum standard Level II, 2010+ version) and proven numeracy skills.
    • Be able to multi task and manage fast paced workloads and tight deadlines.
    • Be an efficient and reliable team member who can work independently and be responsible for their own work load whilst also happy to pitch in where needed.
    • Proactive character who is happiest in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere.
    Due to high application levels we will only contact candidates we would like to see for interview.

    Send CV, covering letter, availability to work/notice period and salary expectations to mel@jojomamanbebe.co.uk.

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    Buyers Admin Assistant

    Specialising in childrenswear and women’s maternity fashion JoJo is a successful multi-channel brand in an exciting period of accelerated growth with 60+ stores, a comprehensive multi-channel business and expanding international customers this role offers great opportunities for career progression and development.

    Working with the team responsible for buying and production of our own brand Baby, Children’s, and Maternity ranges this role provides support and administration to the buyers & merchandisers ensuring the process runs smoothly.

    Duties to include all areas of purchasing & production, including:

    • Critical path set up and management.
    • Delivery schedule maintenance.
    • Management of Buying, Photographic and Salesman samples.
    • Order raising and confirmation.
    • Maintaining in house product systems.
    • Assisting buyer in maintenance of supplier cost information.
    • Supplier liaison to ensure information flows and critical dates achieved.
    • Contacting new buying opportunities.
    • Competition report analysis.
    • General administrative support to the buyer.
    • Assisting in general office duties such as accepting parcels and couriers.
    The successful candidate will be bright and driven with a strong understanding of the role. Educated to degree level with a strong natural aptitude for Maths and English and will have the following skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written English.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Be fully computer literate, with a solid knowledge of Excel (minimum standard Level II, 2010 version).
    • Be competent and efficient at keeping databases updated.
    • Be an efficient and reliable administrator who can be responsible for their own work load and keen to develop.
    • Be able to multi-task and work happily in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere.
    This is a junior role but offers scope for development within a growing company.

    Due to high application levels we will only contact candidates we would like to see for interview. Interviewees will be required to compile a report to bring with them.

    Send CV, covering letter, availability to work/notice period and salary expectations to, Head of Buying, Geri MacAuley geri@jojomamanbebe.co.uk .

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    Merchandising Assistant

    Specialising in childrenswear and women’s maternity fashion JoJo is a successful multi-channel brand in an exciting period of accelerated growth with 60+ stores, a comprehensive multi-channel business and expanding international customers this role offers great opportunities for career progression and development.

    An exciting new role covering a wide remit of merchandising support functions within a small and focused team. Perfect for someone who enjoys multi-tasking, is looking to take a first step within a merchandising function and get involved with our exciting growth plans.

    This role will primarily be supporting the team in all aspects of Merchandising across all channels. Duties may cover all areas of administration, reporting, analysing and branch merchandising, including:

    Planning

    • Assist the Merchandiser to formulate planning packs and to plan for new stores.
    • Assist the Merchandiser to ensure stock flow, commitment, intake and distribution is planned and manage stock distributions to stores.
    Analysis
    • Assist the Merchandiser to analyse historic sales patterns and trends.
    • Assist the Merchandiser to produce all trading packs and ad hoc analysis as required.
    • Provide regular analysis on stock levels, sales performance and purchasing.
    Trading / Operations
    • Communicate with Stores, Area Managers and Operations Team to ensure stores are trading optimally and have the right stock packages. Provide relevant, clear and concise information to stores.
    • Manage, with guidance, stock allocations, transferring stock, returned and faulty stock from stores to maintain availability for direct business and in store through effective management of stock flow.
    • Ensure stock is allocated effectively through the business in line with distribution capacities.
    • Assist in managing the outlet website (stock and discounts) and outlet stores.
    • Visit stores and feed back with actions.
    The successful candidate will be currently working at an Assistant Merchandiser or Senior Allocator level looking to step up. With a strong understanding of the role, a strong natural aptitude for Maths and English and the following skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written English.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills.
    • Be fully computer literate, with a solid knowledge of Excel (minimum standard Level II, 2010+ version) and proven numeracy skills.
    • Be able to multi task and manage fast paced workloads and tight deadlines.
    • Be an efficient and reliable team member who can work independently and be responsible for their own work load whilst also happy to pitch in where needed.
    • Proactive character who is happiest in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere.
    Due to high application levels we will only contact candidates we would like to see for interview.

    Send CV, covering letter, availability to work/notice period and salary expectations to mel@jojomamanbebe.co.uk.

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    International Trade Sales Manager

    Two years ago the International Trade Department was launched, selling on a B2B level across the world but specifically in the USA. Over the past months twelve showrooms have been set up and accounts opened with the large E-com retailers such as Amazon and Daipers.com. The department has grown successfully, more than doubling sales year on year, and so have the team. This new position has been created to co-ordinate the efficiency and processes amongst the 10 personnel and more than 200 trade accounts.

    The successful candidate will be working closely with the Head of Department and the MD. Working predominantly at the London office but must very occasionally travel to trade fairs, meetings or our head office in Wales.

    Main responsibilities to include:

    • Working closely with the head of department, taking full responsibility of the International Team, including the sales, order processing and logistics personnel.
    • Co-ordinating interaction and information between the International Trade Department and others across the company, including e-commerce, graphics, buyers, merchandising and logistics teams to ensure deadlines and calendar requirements are met.
    • Ensuring that the work load is efficiently dealt with and that systems and processes are implemented or streamlined to achieve a good work flow achieving quick customer response and order processing.
    • Setting targets for individuals within the team and overseeing these are reached and exceeded.
    • Managing the supply of samples to Reps and Distributors across the world.
    • Managing the production and updating of price lists and databases.
    • Working with the Head of Finance to ensure budgets are correctly produced and kept.

    The successful candidate should have the following attributes and skills:

    • -Experience in managing a good sized team and have experience of dealing with personnel issues.
    • -Advanced Excel skills (or an aptitude and the willingness to learn) and be highly computer literate and able to quickly pick up the in-house software, Elucid.
    • -An aptitude for data analysis and management.
    • -Incredible efficiency and process management skills.
    • -Team building and encouragement skills, without the need to bark orders.
    • -The ability to think fast in a busy office and keep a calm head.
    • -A creative eye and the attention to detail needed to brief and proof printed point of sale material and web content.
    • -An interest and understanding of fashion, in particular the babywear market.


    This role would be ideal for a candidate wishing to join a friendly team with ambitious ideas. Whilst there are plenty of systems in place already there is room for improvement and as the department expands this role will be pivotal to its success.
    Please send your CV, covering letter, and salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk

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    Designer

    Specialising in childrenswear and women’s maternity fashion JoJo is a successful multi-channel brand in an exciting period of accelerated growth with 60 stores, a comprehensive website and catalogue business and expanding international trade customers. JoJo offers great opportunities for career progression and development.

    An exciting role as part of our in-house design team, working across multi product areas including childrenswear, babywear, maternitywear, nursery product & toys. You will be part of a fantastic design team creating an interesting mix of product in line with the JoJo brand identity.

    Perfect for someone who enjoys working at a fast pace and enjoys the challenge of designing diverse product areas. Duties cover all areas of design from conception to final product and will include:

    • Researching and presenting trend information via a variety of resources & trips
    • Participating in range reviews & comparative analysis - developing ranges accordingly.
    • Drawing up illustrations for approval and completing detailed specifications sheets.
    • Developing all-over and placement prints, appliqué & embroidery designs.
    • Liaising with Technologists to issue specifications and reviewing samples to ensure the design vision is correctly interpreted.
    • Maintaining in house design records and systems.
    • Liaising with factories as appropriate to ensure designs are understood and critical path approval dates are met.
    • Designing and issuing accessories/labels/packaging.


    The successful candidate will be currently working at Designer or Junior Designer level with a strong understanding of the role and a natural aptitude for our style of design and will demonstrate the following skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written English plus strong communication skills.
    • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator for CAD, Print and Graphic designs.
    • Good understanding of fabrics, garment construction, and British Safety Standards for Childrenswear
    • Confident working knowledge of Excel level 2 or above.
    • Be able to multi task and manage fast paced workloads with tight deadlines.
    • Be an efficient and reliable team member who can work independently and be responsible for their own work load whilst also happy to pitch in where needed.
    • Proactive character happiest in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere.


    Due to high application levels we will only contact candidates we would like to see for interview.

    Send CV, covering letter, availability to work/notice period and salary expectations to Geri Macauley, Head of Buying geri@jojomamanbebe.co.uk.

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    Senior VM / Company Stylist (Fixed term – 12 months)

    Working alongside the Graphics and Marketing teams (with input from the Merchandising team and Retail Ops team), the Senior VM/Company Stylist will be responsible for ensuring all stores in the group maintain the high visual impact expected through window display and internal display. In addition the successful candidate will assist with creative input on JoJo photo shoot, road shows and trade fair stands.

    The challenge is to ensure the brand direction and message remains consistent through all channels; catalogue, point of sales maternity, website, our boutique style stores and our trade fair stands. This will involve:

    • - Coming up with your own inspiration and working with themes and designs from the graphics and clothing design team, the Senior VM/Company Stylist will work to interpret these ideas into working window displays, assisting with the sourcing of props and putting together new window packs for the stores.
    • - Working with the branch merchandisers, you will be responsible for ensuring stock displays are maintained in line with range plans to maximise sales potential in our stores.
    • - Working with the marketing department you will be responsible for assisting on photo shoots, initiating and implementing styling ideas.
    • - Working with the retail operations team you will manage the visual impact the windows and display areas of these stores will make and ensure range plans are implemented correctly.
    • • Working with the marketing teams you will assist on themes for photo shoots, pop up shops/road show and trade stand design and merchandising.

    Job Specification

    • - Working on store window designs and VM in store (alongside the Head of Graphics).
    • - Negotiating prices, sourcing and ordering props for shoots, new window themes and store displays.
    • - Liaising with the marketing and graphics team to ensure time scales are met.
    • - Liaising with the property project manager to ensure specific areas of new and existing stores have good displays as required by the layout. Sourcing furniture to use as display stands in stores.
    • - Assisting with new store openings to ensure VM and displays are stunning and on brand.
    • - Reporting back to maintenance department or retail ops team on relevant issues.
    • - Preparing trade fair stand designs and working with the teams on graphics and point of sale.
    • - Working with the photo shoot manager on themes, props and styling.
    • - Extensive travel will be involved but your regular place of work and desk space will be JoJo London.
    Person Specification
    • - To be highly visual and creative, understanding the JoJo core brand guidelines.
    • - To offer good communication skills, liaising with many different departments in the company.
    • - General administrative and negotiation skills.
    • - Exemplary organisational skills.
    • - Full UK driving licence and the ability to travel extensively.


    To apply, please forward CV and covering letter with salary expectations to jobs@jojomamanbebe.co.uk If possible, please also forward some portfolio shots of your work (please ensure that these are sent in a low resolution format).

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    ASSISTANT BUYER

    Design & Buying Office – Battersea Park

    This award winning mother and baby brand offers true multi-channel shopping to parents across the UK and abroad. The business has grown organically to its current size with 53 stores and a comprehensive web and mail order division making up half the turnover.

    Working with the team responsible for buying and production of our own brand Baby, Children’s, and Maternity ranges this role supports the buyers & merchandisers whilst managing Admin Assistants to ensure the process runs smoothly.

    Duties to include all areas of purchasing & production, including:

    • Critical path management.
    • Delivery schedule management.
    • Management of Buying, Photographic and Salesman samples.
    • Sourcing new supply opportunities
    • Negotiating costings and minimums
    • Order raising and confirmation.
    • Maintaining in house product systems.
    • Supplier liaison to ensure information flows and critical dates achieved.
    • Competition report analysis.
    • General administrative support to the buyer.
    • Assisting in general office duties such as accepting parcels and couriers.

    The successful candidate will be bright and driven with a strong understanding of the role. Educated to degree level with a strong natural aptitude for Maths and English and will have the following skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written English.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Be fully computer literate, with a solid knowledge of Excel (minimum standard Level II, 2010 version).
    • Two years experience as a Buyer’s Admin Assistant.
    • Experience in dealing with foreign suppliers and factories.
    • Be competent and efficient at keeping databases updated.
    • Be an efficient and reliable administrator who can be responsible for their own work load and keen to develop.
    • Be able to multi-task and work happily in a busy, whilst friendly, atmosphere.


    Due to high application levels we will only contact candidates we would like to see for interview. Interviewees will be required to compile a report to bring with them. Deadline for applications 4pm Friday 5th July 2013

    Send CV, covering letter, availability to work/notice period and salary expectations to Geri MacAuley, Head of Buying, to geri@jojomamanbebe.co.uk.