Jobs at Bravissimo

We are a dynamic multi-channel retailer offering a wide range of products from lingerie, swimwear and nightwear in D cup and above; to our newest clothing range, Pepperberry, with unique curvy sizing to fit and flatter bigger boobs. We pride ourselves on treating our customers as individuals and giving them the best possible service and advice across all Retail and Ecommerce channels, ensuring our customers get the perfect fit every time, inspiring them to celebrate their figures and feel great about themselves.

We have won many awards for our products, service, entrepreneurial approach and originality, and for the last 9 years we have been one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for.

Our CFC team ensures the distribution process runs smoothly and efficiently. It is each team member’s job to provide excellent service to our shops as well as our customers by picking, quality checking, packing and distributing all customer orders in an accurate and timely manner. The team is also responsible for receiving, putting away and accurately locating all stock entering the Customer Fulfilment Centre, be it delivered from a supplier, returned from a customer or through shop transfers. In essence, without the CFC our lovely customers would not receive any of their orders and our shops would not have any stock to sell – so their jobs are essential to Bravissimo’s success!
We don’t currently have any vacancies within this team
The lovely ladies in our customer services team are the first port of call for any customer wanting to get in touch with us. They take phone calls and reply to customer emails to process orders, exchanges or refunds, answer product queries or give fitting and styling advice. They are all trained fitters and are even able to do a bra fitting over the phone and via web chat! The team has the responsibility to develop, implement and improve customer service operations within ecommerce, ensuring that we meet or exceed our customers’ expectations consistently. Furthermore, they also collate all customer feedback to enable us to constantly improve our service and procedures.
We don’t currently have any vacancies within this team
Our finance team are experts on numbers and work with all areas of the business to set the annual budgets as well as supporting the business in forecasting the company’s financial performance for the year ahead. They love a good spreadsheet and are real devils for detail. They produce all our financial trading reports and analyse our accounts throughout the year. The team also takes responsibility for our legal obligations around the financial management of the business as well as cash flow monitoring, paying suppliers and supporting teams to better manage their spend against their budget. In other words, they make sure Bravissimo has the financial savviness and funds to continue to grow and help women feel good about themselves!
Finance Administrator - Head Office (Leamington Spa, Warwickshire)

Full Time Contract

£ - Competitive

About the job

As our Finance Administrator you will report to the Finance Manager and work alongside the Finance Assistant on the day to day functional finance tasks. You will be responsible various tasks including purchase ledger, sales ledger, company credit cards, petty cash, and expenses.

You will also work closely with internal and external contacts to ensure the smooth day to day running of your responsibilities within the department, and as such you will enjoy working with people to solve problems whilst giving a great level of customer service.

About you

Experience of working in finance, including purchase ledger is essential. You will be numerate with a high level of attention to detail and have a good level of ability in MS Office, particularly in MS Excel.

You will have the ability to plan and manage your workload and be highly organised, with an eye for process streamlining whilst also maintaining the customer service and value added ethos of the finance team. You will have great communication skills both verbal and written, and be able to build strong relationships at all levels.

You may have some knowledge of stock and Open Accounts, but if not we are happy to teach you! Above all, we would like you to have a can do attitude and not be afraid to learn new things.

If you feel that you’re the person that we’re looking for then please provide us with your current CV, salary details, notice period details and a covering letter, letting us know why you’d like to join us and what it is about you and your skills that make you perfect for this position. Please send to:

Amy Gould, Bravissimo, Imperial Court, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4YB or alternatively via email to: jobs@bravissimo.com.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 10th September 2015 and the recruitment day will be held in Leamington Spa on Thursday 17th September 2015.

All applications must have a full covering letter in order to be considered.

No agencies please.

Our HR team are here to ensure we have the right people with the right skills in the right positions at the right time, and every single person at Bravissimo truly lives the company values and is genuinely passionate about their job and about providing the best customer service. HR incorporates recruitment, payroll and benefits, management of HR information, policies and procedures, learning and development, internal communications, our charity partnership and employee engagement across the business. In a nutshell, the HR team continues to build on the success of our company by constantly looking at ways to make Bravissimo an even better place to work!
We don’t currently have any vacancies within this team
Our IT guys and gals work hard to ensure that the company IT and web infrastructure is working efficiently at all times with minimal disruptions to our business operations or our customers. The development team support our business by providing our core internal and customer facing systems, continuously improving them to enhance our customers’ experience. The IT Helpdesk provides the first port of call for all our teams across the business to resolve the various little (or big) incidents that can happen on a daily basis, including networks, servers, computers, shop equipment and phones.
We don’t currently have any vacancies within this team
Our marketing team is responsible for developing and delivering our agreed marketing plan for the year to drive sales through customer retention and recruitment. From our website through to our emails, magazine, social media activity and PR they ensure all activity is true to our brand tone of voice, image and target market with the majority of our activity designed in house. All of this promotes visitors to our stores and website and engages our customers with our brand. Some of this is purely ecommerce focussed, for example search marketing and online advertising, whereas other elements are retail focussed, for example launching an exciting new shop. The team also plans and delivers seasonal photo shoots which successfully sell our products and communicate our brand image.
Marketing Assistant (Bravissimo & Pepperberry) - Head Office (Leamington Spa)

£ - Competitive

Full Time, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract or Internship

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

We have ambitious plans for the growth of both our Bravissimo and Pepperberry brands and we are now offering the opportunity for someone who wants to start to build a career in marketing to join our marketing department as a marketing assistant supporting a wide variety of the team’s work on a one year fixed term contract or as a paid intern.

About the job

You will be responsible for supporting the marketing team to deliver effective sales results, through a variety of administrative and general marketing tasks. No two days will be the same, and you will be turning your hand to whatever is needed to help the teams deliver campaigns that inspire our customers to feel great and to shop with us.

You will support the delivery of digital marketing in a variety of ways - by uploading images and content to our website and sourcing reviews as well as helping with our social media campaigns. For our magazine, some of the activities will include proof reading as well as sourcing customer comments for inclusion and you will also be involved in helping to organise photoshoots.

Both Bravissimo & Pepperberry employ a wide range of marketing activities and you will be assisting the team through fielding communication, co-ordinating PR samples and photoshoot materials, as well as ensuring locations, meetings and travel are effectively organised.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual who enjoys working as part of a team and has a genuine interest in all areas of marketing. You will need to be well organised and able to effectively prioritise your workload in order to meet deadlines.

You will need to have strong written English skills with a good command of grammar and spelling and excellent attention to detail. As there will be a fair amount of computer work, word and excel skills are a must.

You will have the opportunity to interact with people at all levels both inside and outside of the business, so you’ll need to be confident in communicating with them as well as using your initiative.

If you feel that you’re the person that we’re looking for then please provide us with your current CV, salary details, notice period details and a covering letter, letting us know why you’d like to join us and what it is about you and your skills that make you perfect for this position. Please send to:

Vicky Murray, Bravissimo, Imperial Court, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4YB, or by e-mail to jobs@bravissimo.com.

Closing date for applications is Tuesdsay 15th September 2015 and the recruitment day will be held in Leamington Spa on Monday 28th September 2015.

All applications must have a full covering letter in order to be considered.

No agencies.

Our merchandising team ensures that we have the right products available in the right channel at the right time and in the right quantities. They manage styles into the business and manage the stock distribution to our shops throughout the product lifecycle to give our customers the best possible choice and availability of our products. The merchandising team is a hub of information for many teams across the business, particularly the marketing team, where they work together making decisions as to which products to feature in our communications and they also ensure our customer facing teams and the team at the Customer Fulfilment Centre have the information they require to do their jobs.
We don’t currently have any vacancies within this team
Our product team is responsible for designing and developing our own brand collections from trend concept, garment design, pattern cutting and fit through to production alongside buying and selecting branded product. Developing and buying our collections for our multi-channel business and managing suppliers and factories to ensure great quality product is delivered to our customers.

Our Buying Team
Our buyers are dedicated to sourcing, selecting, buying and developing our wonderful products across all our ranges. Working closely with our suppliers, they ensure we offer the right mix of products and styles for our customers. They are responsible for what we buy and develop, and full critical path management to ensure all products are delivered on time and are of wonderful quality and great value. Our buyers are responsible for everything from trend research, customer and competitor analysis through to orders being placed in the factory and work very closely with the merchandising and marketing teams.

Our Technical Team
Our technical team is made up of pattern cutters, garment technologists and fabric technologists who are responsible for full production management and all aspects of fit, fabric, make-up and quality of our fabulous own label products. They create patterns
in-house to ensure our products are well made and of great fit for our customers. They cut and sew prototypes, fit samples and do the grades for all product categories. They manage the sealing process from handover to factory through to bulk production and approve all fabrics and garments to ensure every single product fits fantastically and is of great quality for our customers at all times.
Junior Buyer Swimwear and Nightwear – Bravissimo - Head Office (Leamington Spa)

Maternity Cover 15 months Fixed Term Contract

£ - Competitive

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

About the job

Are you passionate about swimwear and nightwear and in love with print and colour? Do you strive to deliver the perfect product to your customers? If so, then this maternity cover role is perfect for you.

As the Junior Buyer for the swim and nightwear department under the Bravissimo brand, you’ll be responsible for buying/selecting swimwear across 10 brands including own label. Therefore, you will need to have own label experience to develop strong swimwear and nightwear for Bravissimo ranges and a keen eye to select the best from external brands.

Key responsibilities will include product selection and development, supplier meetings, cost and terms negotiations, sample management, lab dip and bulk management, critical path management, range presentations and range sign off and the responsibility of communicating with internal and external customers on how your products have been selected.

Therefore you will be working very closely alongside the technical team to produce customer focused product that is both appealing and offers excellent fit and quality. You will also have a very close working relationship with our merchandising and marketing team on range planning, range analysis, product presentation and driving sales.

Another essential responsibility is building supplier relationships, effectively negotiating price, margin growth and managing supplier performance, in order to ensure that not only the right product is selected but that it is delivered on time and in full.

Reporting to the Bravissimo Senior Buyer you will be responsible for your area ensuring that it meets our customer’s needs, our brand identity, sales and margin targets and the key critical path dates.

About you

As the Junior Buyer, you will need to be a real team player – interested in swim and nightwear as a product. You will be aware at all times of the competition and be able to demonstrate an understanding of style, colour, print and shape. You will be excellent at range development and critical paths management.

You will need to be a self-starter, able to manage your own workloads and prioritise tasks whilst meeting all key deadlines.

You will understand the Bravissimo brand and have empathy with our customers to ensure that our product and how it is selected and represented strikes the right brand look and feel. You will have an attention to detail that ensures your work is delivered to the highest quality first time around.

You must be an experienced Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer that is already responsible for your own area across own label/branded products. Overall, you will be passionate about our product and philosophy to ensure that our customer needs are met.

If you feel that you’re the person that we’re looking for then please provide us with your current CV, salary details, notice period details and covering letter, letting us know why you’d like to join us and what it is about you and your skills that make you perfect for this position. Please send to:

Michele Wood, Bravissimo, Imperial Court, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4YB, or by email to: jobs@bravissimo.com.

Closing date for applications is Friday 25th September and the recruitment day will be held in Leamington Spa on Tuesday 6th October.

All applications must have a full covering letter in order to be considered.

No agencies please.

The retail team includes Retail Operations, Area Managers, Shop Management Teams as well as our many lovely Retail Assistants in shops all over the country. Together they are responsible for ensuring that our customers receive the highest level of service, fitting and styling advice in a consistent manner across all stores to meet or exceed our customer expectations, as well as the general effective and efficient running of the shops. For managers this includes managing, developing and supporting the retail team, controlling stock accuracy, accurate reconciliation and budgeting, maintenance of the shop, visual merchandising and analysing the shop performance in order to identify improvements to procedures.

As a Retail Assistant, whether it’s on the shop floor, in the fitting rooms or at the tills, great customer service also includes handling incoming garments and making sure the store looks attractive. And of course staying fully informed about all our campaigns and sales activities. Working in Retail means you represent Bravissimo – you inspire, guide and help our customers in every way, ensuring they leave our stores having had a truly fantastic experience that made them feel good about themselves!
Supervisor - Cambridge

Retail, Cambridge - Supervisor

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £competitive

We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Supervisor to join our Bravissimo/Pepperberry team in Cambridge

About the job

As part of the management team, you will help in the smooth running of the store as well as in leading, inspiring and developing the team to set the shop up for success and to ensure that every customer receives the exceptional customer service that lies at the heart of the Bravissimo/Pepperberry experience and they leave the shop feeling amazing.

About you

We are looking for a well-organised person with great communication skills who is passionate about being a role model to the team and about offering the best service you can to our customers. Previous experience as a Supervisor would be ideal, but is not essential.

If you think that you are the person we are looking for, please send a covering letter demonstrating your understanding of and passion for our brand; explaining why you would love to be part of the Cambridge team and what it is about you and your skills that make you perfect for this position, along with your CV to:

Anna Morriss, Bravissimo, Imperial Court, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4YB or alternatively via email to: jobs@bravissimo.com.

Closing date for applications: 14th September 2015

Recruitment Date - TBC

Please note: All applications must have a full covering letter in order to be considered.

No agencies please.

Retail Assistants - Cambridge

Retail, Cambridge - Retail Assistants

Various contracts available

£7.48 per hour

We are looking for Retail Assistants to join our shop in Cambridge!

About you

  • Are you naturally positive and enthusiastic?
  • Are you passionate about giving amazing service?
  • Do you genuinely love speaking to people?
  • Would you like to help customers feel great about themselves?

If this sounds like you, why don’t you come and work with us?

About the job

This job is about creating a fantastic experience for our customers, ensuring that each and every one of them leaves our shop feeling amazing. Combining your passion and understanding of our service and products, you will work with the rest of the team to deliver first class service in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The role also includes dealing with stock, both on the shop floor and behind the scenes, as well as operating the till system. Previous experience of the lingerie industry is not needed as full training will be given.

You will need to be flexible regarding working hours, e.g. available to work weekdays as well as weekends.

If you think that this is the job for you, please download and complete the attached application form and send this to:

Verity Gow, Bravissimo Ltd, 17-19 Sussex Street, Cambridge, CB1 1PA or via email to: cambridgeshop@bravissimo.com .

No agencies please.

Retail Assistants - Glasgow

Retail, Glasgow - Retail Assistants

2 x 16 hours/week contracts available

£7.48 per hour

We are looking for Retail Assistants to join our shop in Glasgow!

About you

  • Are you naturally positive and enthusiastic?
  • Are you passionate about giving amazing service?
  • Do you genuinely love speaking to people?
  • Would you like to help customers feel great about themselves?

If this sounds like you, why don’t you come and work with us?

About the job

This job is about creating a fantastic experience for our customers, ensuring that each and every one of them leaves our shop feeling amazing. Combining your passion and understanding of our service and products, you will work with the rest of the team to deliver first class service in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The role also includes dealing with stock, both on the shop floor and behind the scenes, as well as operating the till system. Previous experience of the lingerie industry is not needed as full training will be given.

This contract will involve working over a 7 day period; ideally you will be able to work Mondays to Fridays, with availability to also work weekends.

If you think that this is the job for you, please download and complete the attached application form and send this to:

Susan Park, Bravissimo, 229 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA or via email to: glasgowshop@bravissimo.com or hand it into store for the attention of the Manager.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 18th September 2015.

The recruitment sessions will be held w/c 21st September 2015.

No agencies please.

Retail Assistants - Guildford

Retail, Guildford - Retail Assistants

Various contracts available

£7.48 per hour

We are looking for Retail Assistants to join our shop in Guildford!

About you

  • Are you naturally positive and enthusiastic?
  • Are you passionate about giving amazing service?
  • Do you genuinely love speaking to people?
  • Would you like to help customers feel great about themselves?

If this sounds like you, why don’t you come and work with us?

About the job

This job is about creating a fantastic experience for our customers, ensuring that each and every one of them leaves our shop feeling amazing. Combining your passion and understanding of our service and products, you will work with the rest of the team to deliver first class service in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The role also includes dealing with stock, both on the shop floor and behind the scenes, as well as operating the till system. Previous experience of the lingerie industry is not needed as full training will be given.

You will need to be flexible regarding working hours, e.g. available to work weekdays as well as weekends.

If you think that this is the job for you, please download and complete the attached application form and send this to:

Vanessa Parry, Bravissimo Ltd, 25-27 Market Street, Guildford, GU1 4LB or via email to: guildfordshop@bravissimo.com.

No agencies please.

Retail Assistants - London - Oxford Circus

Retail, Oxford Circus - Retail Assistants

Various part-time contracts available

£8.22 per hour

We are looking for Retail Assistants to join our shop in Oxford Circus!

About you

  • Are you naturally positive and enthusiastic?
  • Are you passionate about giving amazing service?
  • Do you genuinely love speaking to people?
  • Would you like to help customers feel great about themselves?

If this sounds like you, why don’t you come and work with us?

About the job

This job is about creating a fantastic experience for our customers, ensuring that each and every one of them leaves our shop feeling amazing. Combining your passion and understanding of our service and products, you will work with the rest of the team to deliver first class service in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The role also includes dealing with stock, both on the shop floor and behind the scenes, as well as operating the till system. Previous experience of the lingerie industry is not needed as full training will be given.

You will need to be flexible regarding working hours, e.g. available to work weekdays as well as weekends.

If you think that this is the job for you, please download and complete the attached application form and send this to:

Sarah Argyle, Bravissimo Ltd, 28 Margaret Street, London, W1W 8RZ or via email to: oxfordcircusshop@bravissimo.com .

No agencies please.

Supervisor - London - Oxford Circus

Retail, Oxford Circus - Supervisor

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £competitive

About the Job

You will work as a link between the team and store management to ensure that the customer is always priority. You will be a role model who strives to exceed customer expectations. You should be passionate about leading and being part of a team and will have previous experience of this. You will get a buzz from being part of a busy environment and have an organised approach in order to manage this.

About you

We are looking for an individual who is friendly, confident, genuinely loves speaking to people and who will consistently go the extra mile to help them. Communication skills and a customer-focused approach are essential. You should be passionate about our lingerie range and for offering the best service you can to our customers, ensuring that each customer who walks through the door has a fantastic experience.

If you think that this is the job for you, please send a letter explaining why you would love to be part of the Bravissimo Oxford Circus team and what you feel you can bring to the role, along with your CV to:

Anna Morriss, HR Advisor, Bravissimo Ltd, Imperial Court, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, CV32 4YB or alternatively via email to: jobs@bravissimo.com.

Please note that the letter forms part of the application process and therefore applications will not be considered unless a letter is included with your CV.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 14th September 2015

Recruitment session: Friday, 25th September 2015.

No agencies please.

Assistant Manager - London - Covent Garden

Retail, Covent Garden - Assistant Manager

37.5 hours per week

Salary: £competitive

About the job

The Assistant Managers role is about setting your shop and your team up for success, creating an environment where each customer receives the exceptionally high level of service that lies at the heart of the Bravissimo/Pepperberry experience and they leave the shop feeling amazing.

You will take responsibility for the success of the shop, both the commercial results and the leadership and motivation of your team to perform and develop to their full potential.

Your ability to plan appropriately and attend to detail will ensure the smooth running of the store, whilst your initiative and commercial acumen will deliver further improvements to ensure that both customers and your team receive the Bravissimo/Pepperberry experience.

About you

We are looking for a well organised, experienced manager – a self-starting individual with excellent communication skills and a customer focused approach.

You will be a role model leading, inspiring and developing your team to its full potential. Full of passion and initiative, you should embrace change and continually strive for excellence, be proactive and plan ahead. You will apply a positive mind-set to every situation, willingly tackle difficult situations and readily confront issues, turning difficult situations into positive, effective results.

Previous fashion retail management experience is essential, though not in the lingerie sector as full lingerie training will be provided.

If you think that you are the person we are looking for, please send a covering letter demonstrating your understanding of and passion for our brand; explaining why you would love to be part of the Covent Garden team and what it is about you and your skills that make you perfect for this position, along with your CV to:

Anna Morriss, HR Advisor, Bravissimo Ltd, Imperial Court, Holly Walk, Leamington Spa, CV32 4YB or alternatively via email to: jobs@bravissimo.com.

Closing date for applications: 14th September 2015

The recruitment day will be held: W/C 21st September 2015

Please note: All applications must have a full covering letter in order to be considered.

No agencies please.

Retail Assistants - London - Covent Garden

Retail, Covent Garden - Retail Assistants

Various contracts available

£8.22 per hour

We are looking for Retail Assistants to join our shop in Covent Garden!

About you

  • Are you naturally positive and enthusiastic?
  • Are you passionate about giving amazing service?
  • Do you genuinely love speaking to people?
  • Would you like to help customers feel great about themselves?

If this sounds like you, why don’t you come and work with us?

About the job

This job is about creating a fantastic experience for our customers, ensuring that each and every one of them leaves our shop feeling amazing. Combining your passion and understanding of our service and products, you will work with the rest of the team to deliver first class service in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The role also includes dealing with stock, both on the shop floor and behind the scenes, as well as operating the till system. Previous experience of the lingerie industry is not needed as full training will be given.

You will need to be flexible regarding working hours, e.g. available to work weekdays as well as weekends.

If you think that this is the job for you, please download and complete the attached application form and send this to:

Evelin Xavier, Bravissimo Ltd, 20 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7PH or via email to: coventgardenshop@bravissimo.com.

No agencies please.

Retail Assistants - Solihull

Retail, Solihull - Retail Assistants

Various 5 or 10 hours weekend only contracts available

Fixed-term until end of 2015

£7.48 per hour

We are looking for Retail Assistants to join our shop in Solihull!

About you

  • Are you naturally positive and enthusiastic?
  • Are you passionate about giving amazing service?
  • Do you genuinely love speaking to people?
  • Would you like to help customers feel great about themselves?

If this sounds like you, why don’t you come and work with us?

About the job

This job is about creating a fantastic experience for our customers, ensuring that each and every one of them leaves our shop feeling amazing. Combining your passion and understanding of our service and products, you will work with the rest of the team to deliver first class service in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The role also includes dealing with stock, both on the shop floor and behind the scenes, as well as operating the till system. Previous experience of the lingerie industry is not needed as full training will be given.

The available contracts are for weekend hours only, therefore you must ideally be available to work Saturdays and Sundays.

If you think that this is the job for you, please download and complete the attached application form and send this to:

Nikki Cole, Bravissimo Ltd, 10 Mill Lane Arcade, Touchwood, Solihull, B91 3GS or via email to: solihullshop@bravissimo.com.

No agencies please.