Careers | Caroline Castigliano

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At Caroline Castigliano we rely on a high level of personal and professional standards. We are committed to providing the best customer service within a friendly, positive working environment.

As a growing business we are always looking to recruit talented and creative individuals to join our head office, studio and retail teams. We recognise the impact of our employees on our success and are proud to say that it is the result of the valuable contribution of all our employees, through their attitude, skills, knowledge and expertise.

If you would like the opportunity to join our ever expanding team, please view the current vacancies listed below. Alternatively, please forward your CV to recruitment@carolinecastigliano.com and it will be kept on record for any future openings.

Knightsbridge Flagship Store

Store Director

We are the country’s leading luxury bridal and eveningwear brand established for 27 years, we are currently recruiting for a female* Store Director for our flagship store based in Knightsbridge.

The Caroline Castigliano brand is an infusion of luxury classic yet contemporary gowns all handcrafted in the United Kingdom. The brand is renowned for its incredible service.

We are looking for a creative entrepreneurial Store Director who has a great understanding of customer experience and VIP clients, with press and bloggers associated with the boutique, the brand itself attracts a client base of celebrities and VIP’s from around the world.

You must have exposure influencing key relationships and cultivating strong client relationships long term.

 The Candidate

  • Dynamic and able to use your initiative
  • Strong Leadership and motivational skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and cope under pressure
  • Methodical and excellent administrator
  • Provide strong presence and leadership on the sales floor, leading and motivating the team, driving excellence in service standards to exceed client expectations
  • Exposure influencing key relationships and cultivating strong client relationships long term
  • Excellent interpersonal skills & impeccable presentation

Experience

  • You will already be a highly experienced manager for a luxury brand
  • Experience in administration and luxury sales
  • An operational understanding of the luxury market
  • Experience in customer facing positions with a strong clienteling background
  • Experience planning, scheduling and communication
  • Good understanding of tech and be digitally savvy. Competency in Microsoft Office (Outlook / Word / Excel). Able to efficiently type letters

Outline Responsibilities

  • To motivate the team, ensure all targets are met
  • Administer all orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Create an excellent customer experience from first appointment through to delivery maintaining a seamless journey and total client satisfaction
  • Cultivating client relationships long term

Hours

  • Monday to Saturday -with one day off during the week Mon -Wed
  • Daily Times – 9.30am to 6.30pm Mon – Wed / 11am to 8pm Thurs / 10.00 to 6.30 – Fri
  • 28 days a year holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Workplace pension
  • Based in our flagship store in Knightsbridge

Salary

Excellent package for an experienced commercially minded driven director OTE £60,000.

*Due to the nature of the role, applications are only open to female candidates. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9).

Head of Bridal Couture & Evening Wear Fittings

A wonderful opportunity has a risen for a talented female* couture fitter with a passion for luxury bridal and evening wear. The role involves running our busy fitting department in Knightsbridge, overseeing all fittings and organising the alterations whilst offering our clients the highest level of customer service.

The Candidate

Ensuring the highest level of technical fitting excellence in all designs produced by the company for the Flagship store based in Knightsbridge. Providing and fulfilling an unparalleled fitting service within our Flagship Store.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Seeing all clients from initial toile fitting through to the delivery of the gown within the Flagship Store
  • Write all special instructions as necessary to the Product Development Manager and Production Manager to create bespoke toiles as necessary
  • Responsible for all fittings within the Flagship Boutique, including management of Fitters and Seamstresses as necessary to fulfil the requirements of the business
  • Ensuring that all technical and quality control activities are completed to the company standards
  • Supporting the sale team in Knightsbridge store regarding all technical or design changes
  • Other duties as reasonably required

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in creation of luxury / couture bridal or eveningwear
  • Complex / couture luxury bridal / eveningwear
  • Multi-product knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of pattern cutting (although not necessarily a pattern cutter)
  • Alterations / cutting
  • Extensive understanding of garment construction
  • Made-to-measure garments
  • Quality control
  • Corsetry
  • Sewing / machining to high level
  • Customer facing / high level of service

Profile

  • Personable, reliable, enthusiastic and trustworthy
  • Organized
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High customer service ethic
  • High product quality ethic
  • Able to work under pressure and within time constraints
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • Previous experience of working at the highest level of couture
  • Female*

Salary
£45000 depending upon experience

* Due to the nature of the role, applications are only open to female candidates. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9).

Couture Alteration Machinist

Our team is expanding and we are looking for an experienced female* alterations machinists with knowledge of couture techniques and corsetry to join our Knightsbridge team. 

You will be working on clients bridal gowns/evening dresses.

Excellent competitive salary and work pension.

*Due to the nature of the role, applications are only open to female candidates. (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9).

To apply please email your CV and cover letter stating the position you are applying for and why you would be a good candidate to recruitment@carolinecastigliano.com


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