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Techstyle X Lead (Retail)

— The Mills

Job Highlights

  • Lead Techstyle X Store, brand sourcing
  • 5 years retail management/ buying

About The Mills & The Mills Fabrica

The Mills is a landmark heritage and innovation project by the Nan Fung Group consisting of 3 pillars- a nonprofit Center for Heritage, Arts & Textiles (CHAT), an experiential retail mall Shopfloor and an innovation center Fabrica.

The Mills Fabrica runs a startup incubator, a VC investment fund, a co-working space/ lab and store. The focus area for Fabrica is “techstyle”- companies at the intersection of technology and style (improving the production process/supply chain, wearables/apparel and new forms of retail model). 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 Techstyle X Lead Role

To Organize, manage and execute an on going new consumer retail service brand known as Tecstyle X – focused on experimental retail experiences which exists at the shopfloor of The Mills through collaboration with brands, startups, and interested corporates. Some of the key responsibilities of the role:

  • The supervision of the physical store which includes: Staff hiring, training, scheduling and managing Day-to-day operations such as cleaning/ infestations/ events/ customer service / ensuring all facilities are functioning smoothly
  • Responsible for wide range brand sourcing and tenant curation for showcasing/ Popup stores/ Mini events / Fabrica happenings. Will 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 Internal corporate teams on executing marketing strategies and content creation opportunities for Techstyle X and its members
  • Manage finance/inventory/invoices related to the online and offline of Techstyle X
  • Execute marketing campaigns for Techstyle X Store in all areas including Content creation / social media marketing plans / tenant promotions
  • Main contact to store tenants aiming to help them achieve their target goals and address any related issues
  • Coordinate with Fabrica Lab Manager for content creation, marketing, and finance management purposes to bring exposure to the Lab at the retail level
  • Developing Techstyle X Store Brand products – Sampling materials / production methods / design approval / Budgeting cost and profits
  • Manage and maintain online e-commerce/shopify includes: shipping logistics / updating content in accordance to various happenings / promote self brand products / manage stock levels

Requirements of Role

  • 5 years working experience in buying, preferably in fashion/ lifestyle / retail industry
  • Strong passion for retail and startup brands / Good understanding of the startup community in Hong Kong
  • 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 Software’s such as Illustrator/photoshop/premier
  • Candidate will less experience will be considered as Associate / 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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