Lead Stylist

15 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Health & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Stylist

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Lead Stylist

Accrington, Lancashire

Salary - Competitive + Benefits

Permanent Role

About the Opportunity

As Studio progresses through its digital transformation, towards its ambition of becoming a GBP1 billion turnover business, this opportunity forms part of the wider organisational development of the Customer & Digital function.

Studio strives to put families at the heart of everything it does, offering them the best value on an aspirational range of products, with flexible payment methods. To deliver this to our customers, the pace is fast, and the working environment is dynamic. As we evolve our structure to better serve our customers, we are looking to recruit an experienced Lead Stylist who will be responsible and accountable for discovering, imagining, designing and styling visual content to an excellent standard. Leading and paving the way for stylists to stay up to date with current and future trends, on brand styling and maximizing creativity with a customer focus in order for us to produce the very best content. The lead stylist should develop and mentor the styling team.

As Lead Stylist you will be:

* Excellent at understanding of creative/brand briefs and translating this into creative styling ideas and concepts

* Full accountability for the styling teams' outputs

* Commercial awareness on maintaining budgets and the existing props and samples

* Providing advice and oversite for all stylists

* Responsible for understanding competitor and trend awareness to stay ahead of the game creatively

* Managing and leading a team of stylist and junior stylist (if applicable) to maximise performance and potential

* Risk Management

Who are we looking for?

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious individual, keen to join a business going through significant transformation. The ideal candidate will be:

* Proven track record in working in a fast paced, pressurised environment

* Highly creative

* Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

* Ability to mentor and manage a team

* Flexibility to deal with conflicting demands

* Create and an ideas generator

* Excellent awareness and understanding of trends

* Organised in approach

* Ability to share and learn from each other

* Good team worker

* Having the ability to get stuck in

* Proven track record of give advice, feedback and sharing ideas

* Experienced in working and developing relationship with a wide range of people

* Awareness of social media platforms

Why Studio Retail Limited?

We have many experienced colleagues who'll tell you they love working at Studio because of the people and the opportunities to develop. It's a fast-paced environment and the offices have a friendly and informal feel to them, no suits required to do a great job here!

Through the pandemic we have adopted home working, where possible but expect to return to the office as soon as is practical and safe. It is key, therefore, that you are able to get to and from our offices in Accrington and are happy to commute, should requirements ever necessitate.

We offer a great benefits package including flexible working hours and free parking and would love to hear from you if you think we could be the right company for you.


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