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Assistant Manager – Fabrica X (Retail Leasing & Buying Focus)

— The Mills Fabrica

Job Highlights

  • Lead FabricaX Store, brand sourcing
  • Retail Leasing and Buying
  • Passion for startup brands, Fast learner

About The Mills & The Mills Fabrica

The Mills is a landmark revitalization project of Nan Fung’s old textile factories in Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong. This is a heritage and innovation project by the Nan Fung Group consisting of 3 pillars-a nonprofit Center for Heritage, Arts & Textiles (CHAT) focused on heritage & community, a retail mall Shopfloor focused on experiential & experimental retail and an innovation center Fabrica.

The Mills Fabrica runs a startup incubator, a VC investment fund and a co-working space/ lab/ store. The focus area for Fabrica is in “techstyle”- intersection of technology and style (incl. fashion, textiles, wearables/ apparel). The Mills Fabrica’s mission is to create startup success stories and to build a wider community of corporates and organizations to inspire the industry and the next generation for innovation.

About the Role

The Mills Fabrica is now looking to hire a Store Manager / Executive to execute, manage and develop a new consumer retail service known as Fabrica X located at The Mills shopfloor. Fabrica X focus on experimental retail experience through collaboration with brands, startups, and interested corporates. Some of the key responsibilities:

  • Supervise the physical store which including staff training and managing day to day operations such as cleaning / infestation / events / customer service / ensuring all facilities are functioning smoothly
  • Source & curate brands, tenants for showcasing / Popup stores / Mini events / Fabrica happenings. Also include recruiting and managing tenants at the Popup space includes ideation support for the tenant, visual merchandising execution, and point of sales establishment. During the popup – need to maintain everyday operations and support / arrange promotional events / coordinate other points of exposure opportunities
  • Curate and coordinate experience-based consumer engagements such as workshops / launch events / promotional happenings
  • Coordinate with other departments on executing marketing strategies, content creation opportunities for Fabrica X and to bring exposure to Fabrica Lab at the retail level
  • Developing Fabrica X Store Brand products – Sampling materials / production methods / design approval / Budgeting cost and profits
  • Manage and maintain online e-commerce / shopify including shipping logistics / updating content in accordance to various happenings / promote self-brand products / manage stock levels

Requirements of Role

  • 2-3 years working experience in retails as a sales associate / assistant manager / or manager
  • Strong passion of retails and startup brands / Good understanding of the startup community in Hong Kong and Worldwide
  • Strong interest in helping / supporting brands grow and achieve their goals
  • Fast learner willing to adapt and take on new challenges
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English / Chinese
  • Proficient in all Microsoft softwares
  • Proficient in Adobe Design softwares such as Illustrator / Photoshop / Premier is an advantage
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Executive position

How to apply

  • By e-mail: hr@nanfung.com
  • By mail: The Human Resources Manager, Nan Fung Development Limited, 23/F., Nan Fung Tower, 88 Connaught Road C, Central, HK

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