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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.

 

Production Assistant – (Wimbledon)

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)
  • a high grade of degree in a relevant subject
  • 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.

If you are looking for a varied and challenging role then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to: operationsjobs@santorographics.com.

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

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

 

Production Coordinator – (Wimbledon)

Our fast-paced Production department is looking to add an experienced and enthusiastic candidate to our busy team.

You will work as part of our supportive, tight-knit team to develop creative concepts into fully realised products.  You will possess excellent Product Development skills to take each idea through the process of research, sourcing, costing, ordering, sampling, production, shipment and delivery to create a cohesive final collection that is delivered on schedule and on budget. Great inter-personal skills, strong powers of persuasion and a clear, concise communication style will all be invaluable as you work closely with our international suppliers to develop our award-winning stationery and gift collections.  You will relish the challenge of managing a critical path full of a variety of demanding projects. 

We are looking for a hard-working, resilient and engaged candidate, with excellent grades and the ability to work well both autonomously and as part of our team. Strong organisational skills, a meticulous eye for detail and the ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure are key for this role. A logical and methodical approach to your work is essential to ensure the smooth and efficient administration of our supply chain.  A willingness to get stuck in and a true passion and drive to deliver brilliant product is a must! 

Previous experience in a production or sourcing role is important; a background of travelling to Asian sourcing Trade Shows and visiting factories would be beneficial; knowledge of print production, product safety legislation, quality assurance and factory audits would be advantageous.

If you delight in organisation and overseeing complex projects, enjoy communicating and using your powers of persuasion and above all love producing outstanding stationery, greetings cards and gift products then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to operationsjobs@santorographics.com.

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

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

 

Operations and Logistics Coordinator – (Wimbledon)

Do you relish being the go-to person who holds all the answers and can always find a solution to any problem?  Based in our Wimbledon Head Office as a crucial member of our operations team, this is an ideal role for a born multi-tasker who loves to be a busy hub of information and activity.  We are looking for an instinctive organiser who enjoys bringing logic and order to systems and processes.  Effective communication skills are essential to effectively distribute information, streamline data, troubleshoot problems and maintain positive working relationships.  

The role is disparate and varied encompassing: placing and monitoring orders with external partners; troubleshooting stock management and supply chain issues; arranging international logistics to import and export goods from our UK warehouse; liaising with Production, Studio, Marketing, Warehouse, Accounts and Sales Teams regarding products, data, schedules and costs; handling essential time-sensitive documentation; quality assurance control; product regulation research and application; as well as day-to-day general office admin.  If you have the drive and ambition we will provide the grounding for you to develop your business skills as you work across our supply chain

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have a confident, determined, resilient, can-do attitude with an ambition to attain a position of responsibility.
  • Be a confident and savvy communicator with strong negotiation and mediation skills, capable of building and maintaining strong inter-personal relationships.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage data effectively with excellent accuracy and numeracy. 
  • Possess strong organisational skills, a keen eye for detail, and be able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure. 
  • Be creative and dynamic in their approach to problem-solving to ensure projects are delivered on schedule and within budget.
  • Have a determined, methodical and self-motivated outlook to ensure the smooth administration of our supply chain.

 We are looking for a hard-working, ambitious and engaged candidate who has achieved excellent grades – particularly in Maths and English.  If you are looking for a varied and challenging role then please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to operationsjobs@santorographics.com.

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

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

  

Administration Assistant (Wimbledon)

We are currently seeking a bright and enthusiastic ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT to join and assist our sales support and customer service teams.

This is an exciting entry opportunity for a college or school leaver to gain valuable office experience in a professional and ambitious working environment that is constantly evolving. In this role, you will assist the team with a range of administrative support tasks including data entry, filing, handling incoming calls / customer enquiries, organising then sending samples and catalogues, processing credit account applications, monitoring and chasing consignment / payment paperwork, sales lead follow up, running errands and assisting with varied general office duties.

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 at GCSE / A-Level.
  • 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: operationsjobs@santorographics.com 

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

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

 

Licensing Assistant (Wimbledon)

Santoro is the international design house creating top selling gift, fashion and home accessories. Privately owned, family run, and winner of over 60 design awards including second time winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the highest official UK award for British businesses.

Our success is achieved by the passion and drive of a great team and we are looking for the next member to join our family at our modern custom built offices in Wimbledon. Our young, dynamic and social work environment is constantly creating innovative products, discovering trends and finding the next big thing.

About the Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a superbly organised, bright and ambitious individual able to manage a busy and varied workload with the determination to succeed and work their way up within a passionate, leading-edge design company that is constantly evolving. The role will focus on providing general admin support and assistance to the Licensing Team, as well as assisting across other divisions of the Group; liaising with clients in the UK and overseas, and encompassing a wide variety of responsibilities including:

  • Assisting in the day-to-day running of the licensing business as directed by the line manager.
  • Maintaining databases including licensee lists, and contract status reports.
  • Providing general administrative support including the collating of royalty reports, preparing invoices, coordinating contract administration.
  • Assisting in identifying and prospecting of new business opportunities, researching potential licensees and retailers to line up new licensing deals to grow global sales.
  • Providing Licensee support and assistance to maintain our new and established relationships
  • Preparation of brand presentations and other sales materials
  • Assisting in the prevention / control of illegal merchandise
  • Providing support for overseas travel and tradeshows including stand build coordination, meeting bookings, and reception duties.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Be able to communicate professionally both internally and externally on email, phone and in person.
  • Strong time management and organisation are essential qualities.
  • The ability to work proactively alone and as part of a team, and be highly motivated
  • Be friendly and determined, with the ability to multi-task in a busy environment
  • A strong educational background, with a desire to learn and progress
  • Excellent administrative skills and knowledge of computer packages, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook.

Previous licensing experience, and/or design software skills advantageous.

Please send your CV together with a covering letter including salary details to: sga6@santorographics.com

Or: SANTORO LICENSING, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon. London. SW19 3RL

Only successful applicants will be notified. No agencies please

 

New Business Development Manager (Wimbledon)

Santoro is the international design house creating top selling gift, fashion and home accessories. Privately owned, family run, and winner of over 60 design awards including second time winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the highest official UK award for British businesses.

Our success is achieved by the passion and drive of a great team and we are looking for the next member to join our family at our modern custom built offices in Wimbledon. Our young, dynamic and social work environment is constantly creating innovative products, discovering trends and finding the next big thing.

About the Role:

We are seeking a results-driven individual to manage and expand our current sales channels and markets. Reporting directly to the co-founder and CEO, you will be initiating, evaluating and closing new business deals to demonstrably grow revenues across multiple market sectors and demographics worldwide.

As an entrepreneurial company, suitable candidates will need to be commercially minded and financially astute with the ability to think outside the box and find new revenue streams. As a strong negotiator, leader and motivator, you will have prior experience in generating and managing new business, and possess the passion and energy to think creatively and secure new opportunities efficiently.We currently sell directly and indirectly to over 90 international markets so strong organisation and planning skills are key.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Navigating the entire sales cycle whilst still looking for new opportunities to grow the business
  • Opening and managing bespoke retail collaborations
  • Assisting in building a UK based sales team covering 90 territories worldwide

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent experience, provable ability to learn new skills
  • A proven track record of sales and negotiation
  • Strong commercial acumen; excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Thorough understanding how to work with and reach target based KPIs
  • Proactive, with precise organisation and documentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to all levels and comfortable presenting to large groups
  • Understanding of e-commerce and online trading
  • Knowledge of current sales and marketing trends and technologies on both B2B and B2C levels
  • Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Online / Web Conferencing platforms
  • Prior experience working with Amazon and CRM systems advantageous
  • languages advantageous

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

Please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to: sga6@santoro-london.com

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

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