Design Coordinator / Account Manager

 

Our client are a growing print design studio supplying international fast-fashion brands with bespoke trend and print designs. Based in a relaxed design studio in Bristol and with a network of freelance talent across the UK they work in a vibrant and fast moving environment. They offer our team the chance to work on a variety of creative design projects for a wide portfolio of international clients.

Our client are a start up, they’re small but growing and have gone from strength to strength since starting a year ago, Their mission is to deliver fresh, new, exciting designs and trend services to their growing client base.

They’re looking for an Account Manager / Design Coordinator to manage and grow their design projects. This is a part-time role (22.5 hours per week) for a freelance individual, with flexible working hours. Salary up to £20,000 pro-rata, depending on experience, with commission paid on new contracts secured.

Our client have become known as a successful supplier of fashion-led, innovate prints with high-street clients including M&S, Next, Anthropologie. With a team of in-house admin and remote freelance designers they are known for the great care they take with clients and employees alike.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for growth and develop new business.
  • Growing and maintaining key customer relationships.
  • Attending sales meetings with existing and new customers.
  • Prepare and pitch trend documents, presentation portfolios & project proposal to customers.
  • Create, maintain and control critical paths of products/designs.

The Working Pattern;

We are happy to consider the following flexible working patterns;

  • 3 full days a week - early starts are an option
  • 22.5 hours spread over 4 or 5 shorter days

About you:

  • A self starter, able to manage your workload and work independently
  • Tenacious, it’s no challenge to pick up the phone to develop new leads
  • Great at prioritising, able to cope with changing deadlines and client demands

What our client needs:

  • Experience designing in commercial printed textile design.
  • An experienced eye for womens, mens and kidswear trends, print design and fashion.
  • A full understanding of print production methods for textiles.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills to manage clients and freelancers on a daily basis.
  • Independent worker able to manage and direct a freelance team.
  • Experience in directing designers.
  • Design project management experience.
  • Experience developing new business through detailed research and contacting prospects

The Location:

The studio is based in the heart of Bristol’s creative quarter. The ideal candidate would ideally be based in Bristol in the studio, however our client are open to a candidate who is set up for home working within the UK.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Creative role.
  • Part time working.
  • Autonomy & design direction opportunities.
  • Be part of a small, vibrant, innovative design team.
  • Opportunity for the right candidate for the role to become permanent and be part of a growing start up.
  • Opportunity to earn commission on new business.

Application process:

  • Please register with us below, uploading your CV, covering letter, and design portfolio of 5 images - or email them to contact@flexology.co.uk

 

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Perks

Creative role.
Autonomy & design direction opportunities.
Opportunity for the right candidate for the role to become permanent and be part of a growing start up.
Opportunity to earn commission on new business.