Careers


Careers at Sophie Allport

Sophie Allport is an exciting and vibrant place to be, whether you work in our head office in rural Lincolnshire, our shops or warehouse team. We are always interested in discovering and nurturing new talent.

We are a growing family business and are always looking for individuals who are passionate about retail, homewares and our brand. We want people to feel part of the family so that staff are able to grow both personally and professionally - we want people to fulfil their potential. We work in a supportive environment and have a family culture of working together as a team.


Current Vacancies

 

 

Product Quality, Regulations and Compliance co-ordinator

We are looking for a full time Product Quality, Regulations and Compliance co-ordinator with brilliant organisation skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks, along with a keen interest in product to join our exciting and fast paced team. The ideal candidate will have a proactive outlook and always be willing to listen, learn and improve. A strong can-do attitude with excellent problem-solving skills is a must.

Key Objective:To manage and develop key supplier compliance, regulations and testing requirements for all product lines within the business. As well as having a keen eye and investigative know how to improve our quality control process both with our suppliers and in house.

Duties:

  • Supplier compliance: research, co-ordination and management to ensure our supplier standards and certification is kept up to date in line with our values.
  • Responsible for reviewing each season’s product development to ensure we are in line with our responsible values and to highlight and implement any areas we can improve.
  • Sensor checking the season launch spreadsheets to ensure all data is in line with our system requirements and ensure no product compliance/testing has been missed for the new season.
  • Product regulation research and implementation in key product categories.
  • Management of regulation data and consultants to ensure we are always compliant and in line with industry changes.
  • When required to develop new product lines within these two key product categories
  • Co-ordinating supplier audit processes and follow up requirements.
  • Being the main point of contact for product quality concerns within the business.
  • Creating and implementing a QC feedback company processes to resolve issues with our suppliers.
  • Reviewing our current product offer to see where we can improve our environmental and sustainability footprint where it is viable to do so.
  • Liaising with our customer experience team and warehouse team to ensure quality issues are investigated in a process driven manner.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years industry experience
  • Higher education or relevant experience
  • Some skills in In Design, Photoshop and Illustrator is beneficial
  • Excellent in Microsoft Excel
  • Essential interest in all thing's, lifestyle, homewares and interiors

Working Hours:

  • Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Location:

Sophie Allport Head Office, Spalding Road, Bourne, Lincs.. PE10 9WG. Remote working is facilitated flexibly.


Start Date:

ASAP


Salary:

Dependent on experience

 

If you are interested in joining a fast-paced family business, we’d love to hear from you. To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to careers@sophieallport.com

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Digital Marketing Executive

We are looking for a Digital Marketing Executive, to support wider marketing team. This role will be responsible for the creation, optimisation and reporting of paid campaigns, working alongside an external agency to ensure continued growth in this area. The ideal candidate will be an analytically minded individual, with great attention to detail with at least 2 years’ proven experience.

Key Objective: To create, optimize and manage PPC campaigns for a variety of channels, increasing ROI and accelerating growth of online retail sales in the UK and internationally.

Duties:

  • Day to day management of paid media accounts
  • Confidently set up, implement track and optimise campaigns
  • Report weekly on campaign performance
  • Analyse & optimise campaigns to ensure KPIs are achieved
  • Keyword research, analysis and strategy
  • Look for growth opportunities
  • Ensure ad copy/creative/bid management is fully optimised
  • Respond to any account issues appropriately
  • Management of data & product feeds
  • Ensure all paid search activity is in-line with wider marketing strategy
  • Plan and test audience targeting
  • Write on-brand ad copy
  • Liaise with account managers with key search engines and partners (Facebook, Microsoft etc.)
  • Liaise with external agency to drive growth in this area
  • Keep up to date with latest industry trends and access betas
  • Work with the wider team to ensure all creatives are on-brand and in-line with wider activities
  • Day to day management of social shops
  • Auditing and evaluating accounts to ensure consistent best practice
  • Assisting the digital marketing team on organic social as and when required

The successful candidate will be a real self-starter with a proactive nature. Analytically minded and data driven with strong verbal and written communication skills. They must be adaptable to change and have a real passion for the digital space, with a drive to continually develop skill-set in line with industry trends to stay ahead of the competition. Ability to work under own initiative and equally under instruction.


Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Facebook Ads Manager
  • Proficient in Google Ads, search, shopping, display/discovery
  • Proficient in Google Analytics and Google Merchant Centre
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to manipulate data to produce actionable insights
  • Budget management
  • Keyword / competitor Research
  • Experience ideally gained in-house for an e-commerce company or agency, managing retail accounts
  • Experience in international markets (desired)
  • Understanding of Google Ads scripts/product feed manipulation and Bid strategies (desired)
  • Experience in Pinterest, YouTube & TikTok paid media (desired)
  • Experience in data studio (desired)
  • Proven results post iOS 14 with a strong understanding of changing landscape (desired)

Team

  • Marketing

Working Hours:

  • Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Location:

Sophie Allport offices, Lincolnshire. Remote working is facilitated flexibly.


Start Date:

ASAP


Salary:

Dependent on experience

 

If you are interested in joining a fast-paced family business, we’d love to hear from you. To apply please send a cover letter and your CV to careers@sophieallport.com

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