Careers

Santoro is a London design house founded in 1985, and we spend our days making beautiful things. Since starting out from our first little studio tucked away just behind London’s iconic Carnaby Street, we have created numerous collections based around our love of art, colour and creativity. From that simple idea we have grown and grown into the internationally renowned and award winning design house we are today, still striving to create an abundance of precious things for people to collect, enjoy and treasure.

The entrepreneurial spirit established by founders Lucio and Meera Santoro set the company on a distinct path of innovation and growth, and with the strong global brand success we are achieving today this is a really exciting time to be a part of the SANTORO team. As we continue to grow we’re always on the lookout for intelligent, imaginative and enthusiastic people to share our values and be part of our warm, friendly, creative and entrepreneurial team.

Product Development Assistant (based at our Wimbledon office)

We are seeking a Product Development Assistant to join our busy Licensing department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, hardworking and ambitious individual looking to kick-start their career in product development at a passionate, leading-edge design company that is constantly evolving.

In this exciting and varied role, no two days are the same as you will be working across several diverse projects at once, and liaising with our licensing partners (collaborators) worldwide, as well as assisting with general administrative tasks.

Within the product development team we are responsible for the coordination and approval of artwork and sample submissions for an amazing array of product categories, including clothing, toys & games, publishing, accessories, collectables, gifts, stationery and confectionary, to name but a few, tracking them from initial design concept to final product, and ensuring that all products comply with the brand style guide.

This is an administrative based role suited to a creative individual with a passion for art & design, fashion and accessories.

The right candidate will have:

  • achieved top grades in GCSE and A levels, including in visually creative subjects
  • for graduates, a high grade of degree in a relevant subject
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • impressive organisational abilities
  • a meticulous eye for detail and the ability to multi-task
  • a talent for problem solving and using initiative
  • a professional and friendly telephone manner
  • a determined and self-motivated outlook
  • a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • fluent English writing and speaking skills

*Applications from candidates with previous product development and/or licensing experience very welcome.

*Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL

If you delight in making pretty things, love a list, revel in organisation, enjoy solving problems and would like to join us then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to:
SANTORO LICENSING, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL or email licensingpdjobs@santoro-london.com.

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

 

International Sales Executive (positions available at either our Rotherham or Wimbledon office)

DO YOU LOVE STATIONERY?

Is it your dream to work with beautiful gifts and accessories every day?

Do you have a passion for lifestyle brands and international sales?

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our amazing international sales team to manage and develop our global sales network.

 Joining our team you will…..

  • Proactively develop our existing international business collaborations
  • Identify, prospect and convert new partners and channels
  • Ensure that sales and profit growth are achieved in line with targets.
  • Promote and negotiate to increase brand visibility and market share.
  • Analyse and utilise sales statistics to make strategic business decisions
  • Project manage specific campaigns and business strategy

The role also includes the potential to visit our international stockists to maintain positive business relationships and to represent the Santoro brand at our international exhibitions.

 You should have….

  • A passion for a sales career - previous experience is beneficial, but not essential.
  • An energetic and positive approach - self-motivated, ambitious and target-driven
  • Strong business acumen and solid understanding of sales figures and targets
  • The confidence to seize opportunities
  • Great organisational skills - you'll be managing your own diary and scheduling your day to the max.
  • Superb communication skills - able grab attention and clearly communicate complex details – with the ability to adapt to the linguistic and cultural diversity of global markets. Foreign language skills are a bonus.
  • Vision: you can see the end goal and have the patience and stamina to work towards this

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to build a career in sales within an internationally-successful, globally renowned and ever-expanding business
  • A competitive salary with OTE potential subject to knowledge and experience.
  • Employee discount

If you are looking for long term career progression and the chance to work as part of an amazing team of like-minded individuals then we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and covering letter to: SANTORO – International Sales, Farfield Park, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 5DB or email: wouldlovetowork@santoro-london.com

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

   

Marketing Assistant (based at our Wimbledon office)

Are you a social media maverick? Can you create exciting, engaging and effective content?

This is your chance to make your mark! We are looking for candidates to fulfil a variety of roles within a brand-new Marketing Team, to utilise social media and digital channels to their full potential.

This role represents an opportunity to join the team and be part of our fast-paced journey, helping maintain and develop our brands’ visibility with retailers and customers.

You will be involved with:

  • ​Planning and creating visual and written content for social media campaigns across Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook
  • Creating visual and written content for mailshots that appeal to specific target markets across B2B and B2C platforms
  • Creating and maintaining engaging website imagery
  • Tracking and analysing engagement statistics, monitoring and adjusting campaigns focused on growth and sales conversions
  • Creating and producing graphics relating to in-store signage, trade show signage and printed media
  • Maintaining social media accounts and engaging with followers and the social community

Skills we’re looking for:

  • ​BA in Marketing or related field
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software - Photoshop, Illustrator & In Design to print output and on-screen standard
  • Video editing/Animation skills
  • Self-Starter attitude, highly proactive and enthusiastic to try new strategies and visual trends
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of SEO best practice, social media algorithms and engagement strategies 

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL

How to apply:

​Sell yourself to us! Use your application to show off your skills – tell us why we need you on our team, and get as creative as you can!

Email your application including CV & Portfolio to: marketing@santoro-london.com

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

   

Print Production Assistant (based at our Wimbledon office)

We are seeking a PRINT PRODUCTION ASSISTANT to join our busy production department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, hardworking and ambitious individual looking to kick-start their career in print production and product development at a passionate, leading-edge design company that is constantly evolving.

In this exciting and varied role, no two days are the same as you will be working across several diverse projects at once, liaising with our international production partners, as well as assisting with general administrative tasks as you support the wider team.

The Santoro production team turns creative concepts into fully-realised products for our greetings card, stationery and gift collections. You will track multiple projects at every stage ensuring all requirements for cost, schedule and quality are met as you work towards delivering innovative items ready for worldwide distribution. Excellent communication skills are a must as you will collaborate closely with our in-house studio, marketing and sales teams as well as overseeing orders placed with UK printers and international manufacturers. 

The right candidate will have:

  • achieved top grades throughout GCSE and A-levels (or equivalents), for graduates, a high grade of qualification
  • superb organisational skills
  • an enthusiastic can-do attitude and a willingness to learn
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • a meticulous eye for detail and the ability to multi-task
  • an interest in print, materials and techniques
  • determination and tenacity to see through complex, long-term projects
  • the ability to think creatively and the capacity to solve problems logically
  • a professional and friendly manner
  • a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • experience with Adobe Suite would be beneficial (but not essential)
  • This is an administrative based role suited to a practical, creative, resourceful and self-motivated individual.  We welcome applications from candidates with previous print / production experience.  Equally we would support an entry-level position for a keen applicant demonstrating the drive to learn as much as possible from our experienced team.

*Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL

If you delight in all things print, relish a good list, revel in organisation, enjoy solving problems and above all love beautiful greetings cards, stationery and gift products then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to: productionjobs@santoro-london.com or SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL.

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

  

Administration Assistant (based at our Wimbledon office)

We are currently seeking a bright and enthusiastic ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT to join our fast-paced Production department.

This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for a college or school leaver to gain valuable administration experience in a professional and ambitious working environment that is constantly evolving. In this role, you will perform a range of administrative and office tasks as well as assisting with production projects, reviewing and preparing samples, stock checking and organising our product showroom and liaising with couriers.

You will be a vital component in day to day operations, and will show yourself to be proactive and eager to support our friendly and hard-working team.

The right candidate will have:

  • achieved top grades in your GCSEs and A-Levels
  • good written and verbal communication skills, and organisational abilities
  • good time-management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • a talent for problem solving and taking initiative
  • a professional and friendly telephone manner
  • a willingness to learn new skills
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Outlook

 

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL

If you love a list, revel in organisation, enjoy solving problems and would like to join us then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to: productionjobs@santoro-london.com or SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL.

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

  

Creative Artworker (based at our Wimbledon office)

We are currently looking for a Creative Artworker to join our passionate, creative Wimbledon studio. 

The Role:

You will be responsible for preparing artwork for print, updating sales and marketing materials, photographing products for our online shop and assisting with our style guides.

Key Skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a creative industry
  • A relevant design degree (2:1or above)
  • Excellent Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator skills
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • The ability to follow style guides
  • Experience in print production
  • A passion for the gift and greeting-card market
  • A positive, proactive and helpful attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can manage your own workload
  • Are willing to help out in all areas

 

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL

Please send your CV together with samples of your work and a covering letter including salary details to:

Tara Strickland, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL or email studiojobs@santoro-london.com.

  

Customer Service Coordinator (based at our Rotherham office)

We are currently seeking a bright and enthusiastic CUSTOMER SERVICE COORDINATOR to join our Customer Service Team.

The Role

This role encompasses all aspects of customer service and sales support in a lively, busy & modern sales office environment (this is not a call centre).

  • Assisting the Sales Teams’ efforts, you will follow every task through to its logical conclusion, liaising confidently & comfortably at all levels.
  • You will be working with businesses and consumers across the entire Santoro group of companies ... the pace is fast, furious and fun!!
  • Providing our UK and International customers with top levels of administrative support, coordinating all sales orders, in addition to other related administrative tasks. 
  • You will really have an impact and make a difference every single day as you develop and implement your ideas and skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, hardworking and motivated individual looking to kick-start their career at a passionate, professional, award winning design house.

The Candidate

  • You are a true believer in excellent customer service, and are willing to go the extra mile to exceed all our customers’ expectations.
  • Quick and accurate, you have plenty of common sense, commercial acumen, and a high level of attention to detail.
  • Intelligent, with excellent grades throughout your education, you also possess excellent telephone and IT skills.
  • A proven multi-tasker and a proactive “can-do” person who is bursting with good ideas and enthusiasm and thrives on a job well done.
  • You thrive in a vibrant and dynamic commercial business that offers plenty of encouragement and support to help people perform their jobs to the best of their ability and achieve their potential.

Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided.

If you love a list, revel in organisation, enjoy solving problems and would like to join us then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to:

Catherine Rickett, Santoro Ltd, Farfield Park, Manvers, Rotherham, S63 5DB or email lovetowork@santoro-london.com.

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!  

  

Packaging & 3D Paper Designer (based at our Wimbledon office)

Do you love to create things from paper?

Do you love a challenge?

Are you a problem solver?

If you answered ‘yes’ to all of the above, then this is an opportunity for you to come and work for multi-award-winning Santoro.

Santoro is world renowned for its innovation with paper, creating the sensational Swing Cards, eye-popping Pirouettes and perpetual Pop ‘n’ Rocks.

We are looking for a bright, talented individual with a flair and passion to create 3D moving greeting cards, packaging and displays. Experience in packaging design and/or paper engineering is essential.

Day-to-day duties involve taking a concept through visualisation and mocking up, to creating final prototypes for our Studio team to illustrate and artwork ready for production. Your responsibilities will include thorough checking of your prototypes throughout the production process. Problem solving and attention to detail skills are essential for this role.

You will be:

  • Self driven
  • Positive thinker
  • Professional
  • Reliable
  • Able to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Creative

Key skills:

  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills in order to explain procedures and steps in a simple way
  • Excellent visualisation skills
  • Be able to sketch to a level where ideas can be communicated

Qualifications:

  • Degree 2-1 or above
  • Top A-Level and GCSE qualifications.

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL

Please send in your CV, together with samples of your work and a covering letter, including salary expectations to:
Tara Strickland, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL or email studiojobs@santoro-london.com.

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

  

Key Account Manager (based at our Wimbledon office)

Having experienced sustained growth and global acclaim since our inception over 30 years ago, we are currently seeking an ambitious Key Account Manager to join and work from our London based Head Office.

The Role

This fantastic opportunity will involve selling an extensive portfolio of design-led fashion bags, accessories, gift stationery, innovative 3D greetings cards, and generally all things beautiful, into key accounts, including multiple high street retailers and department stores throughout the UK.

Your remit will be to develop a portfolio of major retail accounts, as well as using your strong industry knowledge to target and develop new business opportunities, pitching for seasonal and own-label business, developing new bespoke lines, identifying growth opportunities, negotiating profitably, as well as ensuring strong service levels are being delivered and achieving the required sales and profit targets across your accounts.

You will possess excellent communication skills with strong commercial acumen with a natural flair for leveraging key business across our brand portfolio. You will be capable of building effective relationships at all levels. Your ability to seek out additional opportunities in a highly competitive market whilst in negotiations is critical to your success.

Successful applicants will need to possess recent experience in a Key Account Manager role selling non-food products into major UK retailers.

Requirements:

  • Strong and proven experience in selling non-food consumer goods into department stores and high street retailers. Specific experience in stationery, fashion accessories, bags or similar advantageous.
  • A skilled negotiator; a problem solver with a ‘can do’ approach;
  • Self-motivated and highly results orientated;
  • Proven ability to open, grow and develop accounts, and build professional relationships;
  • Strategic business development skills.
  • A solid understanding of sales figures and targets.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Dynamic and driven.
  • Positive, enthusiastic approach.
  • Excellent results at A Level, as a minimum.
  • Full, clean UK driver’s license.
  • A fashion conscious attitude; immaculately presented and articulate.
  • Be passionate about beautiful products!

If you are looking for long term career progression and the chance to work as part of an amazing team of like-minded individuals then we would love to hear from you!

To learn more about Santoro, visit www.santoro-london.com.

Please send your CV along with a great covering letter telling us why you would be the perfect candidate for the role to:

Jo Campbell, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL or email sga6@santoro-london.com

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

*Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

 

Paper Engineer (based at our Wimbledon office)

Simply speaking, we are looking for a brilliant Paper Engineer! Using your creative imagination and skills, you will be bringing concepts for 3D greeting cards to life as well as working on the design and development of quality packaging and displays.

Precision, accuracy, innovation and the ability to problem solve are essential. We are proud to have created some of the most intricately, award winning and beautifully paper engineered products in the market. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join our team. The emphasis of this role is hands-on design and creativity with paper & card, however Adobe Illustrator skills are also essential.

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL

Please send in your CV, together with samples of your work and portfolio, including salary expectations to:
Tara Strickland, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL or email studiojobs@santoro-london.com.

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!

 

Production & Administration Assistant (based at our Wimbledon office)

We are seeking a PRODUCTION ASSISTANT to join our busy production department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, hardworking and ambitious individual looking to kick-start their career in product development at a passionate, leading-edge design company that is constantly evolving.

In this exciting and varied role, no two days are the same as you will be working across several diverse projects at once, liaising with our international production partners, as well as assisting with general administrative tasks as you support the wider team.

The Santoro production team turns creative concepts into fully-realised products for our stationery, greetings card and gift collections. You will track multiple projects at every stage ensuring all requirements for cost, schedule and quality are met as you work towards delivering innovative items ready for worldwide distribution. Excellent communication skills are a must as you will collaborate closely with our in-house studio, marketing and sales teams as well as overseeing orders placed with UK printers and international manufacturers.

The right candidate will have:

  • achieved top grades throughout GCSE and A-levels (or equivalents), for graduates, a high grade of qualification
  • superb organisational skills
  • an enthusiastic can-do attitude and a willingness to learn
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • a meticulous eye for detail and the ability to multi-task
  • determination and tenacity to see through complex, long-term projects
  • the ability to think creatively and the capacity to solve problems logically
  • a professional and friendly manner
  • a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

This is an administrative based role suited to a practical, resourceful and self-motivated individual.  We welcome applications from candidates with previous print / production experience.  Equally we would support an entry-level position for a keen applicant demonstrating the drive to learn as much as possible from our experienced team.

*Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

This role is based at our Wimbledon Office: Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL 

If you delight in making a list, revel in organisation, enjoy solving problems and above all love stationery and gift products then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to:
Jessica Reeves, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL or email productionjobs@santoro-london.com.

Note: Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please!