Careers

Career opportunities


Santoro is a growing and dynamic business which takes pride in the spirit and professionalism of its team. We continually seek to attract brilliant people who inspire and deliver change all around them - that's why we are always looking for talented, ambitious and passionate people to join us.


 

International Business Development


Due to continued business development and market demand, SANTORO are looking to further expand our energetic and ambitious international sales team.

With a focus on both developing business with our existing retail stockists, and generating new business to increase Santoro’s global brand coverage, this role requires a tenacious individual who is able to expertly co-ordinate sales to secure repeat business and maximum long term revenue.

Ensuring that sales and profit growth are achieved in line with targets, your ability to promote & negotiate will enable you to increase brand visibility and market share. To do this you will be a true believer in excellent customer service and also understand sales data and its impact on business decisions.

As our international customer base continues to grow, particular focus is placed on specific territories, including the US market, Far East etc.

You may be asked to visit our international stockists to maintain positive business relationships, and to also represent our brand at trade shows world-wide.

As part of the Santoro team you must be prepared to work hard and think dynamically, and you are certainly not controlled by a 9 to 5 mindset. Intelligent with top grades, you will be determined and focused, as well as keen to learn new skills and enjoy working as part of a team. Languages would be useful, but are not essential.

In return we will offer a competitive salary, the opportunity to develop your career as part of an award-winning design house, and a vibrant and nurturing working environment!

And now a little about us…

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.

This role is based at our South Yorkshire Office: Santoro House, Farfield Park, Manvers, Rotherham, S63 5DB
Please apply in writing with CV, giving details of current remuneration to:
Goddie Quaye, Sales Director, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL. or email

 recruit@santoro.co.uk

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Sales and Marketing Assistant



To succeed within this role, you must be a dynamic, analytical thinker with a keen eye for detail; we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and always up for a challenge!

Role responsibilities:
   Preparation, execution & monitoring of creative sales and marketing strategies, including mailshots, catalogues and social media, and tracking their success.
   Providing editorial assistance, including but not limited to - copy writing, proof reading and administrative tasks.
    Sample management of new product launches.
    Assistance in planning and execution of creative social media campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube, and monitoring their success.
     Providing support to our UK sales team and developing existing business to ensure maximum long term revenue.
   Conducive market research to discover new channels & ideas, to then push these through to their logical conclusion.

Person specification
What we need from you:
     An analytical approach, coupled with strong Excel skills.
     Strong grammar and fluent prose, with the ability to proofread confidently.
     Knowledge and/or experience of digital marketing.
     A clear understanding of social media from a business perspective, coupled with a creative and innovative mindset.
    A true believer in excellent customer service.
     Highly motivated, determined, tenacious and persuasive, with excellent organisational skills and a keen attention to detail.
     Clear thinking with the ability to cope within a fast moving environment.
    Someone overflowing with ideas, suggestions, energy & enthusiasm!

Qualifications, skills and experience
     Someone of a degree calibre.
     Preferred but not essential: An interest in social media, photography or creative writing.

What you can expect from us:
     The opportunity to increase skills, knowledge, ability and performance with an internationally renowned brand leader.
     To become part of a passionate and motivated team of likeminded colleagues.
     Job satisfaction.
     Long term career progression.
     The opportunity to work with some pretty amazing products.
     It’s fun!

This role is based at our South Yorkshire Office: Santoro House, Farfield Park, Manvers, Rotherham, S63 5DB
Please apply in writing with CV, giving details of current remuneration to:
Goddie Quaye, Sales Director, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL. or email  recruit@santoro.co.uk

 

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Product Development Assistant


SANTORO is an international, award-winning lifestyle brand, known for its distinctive and captivating Collections (which include Gorjuss and Mirabelle) that epitomise an eclectic taste and flair for innovation.

We are seeking a PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT to work within our busy Licensing Team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking, 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.

This is an administrative based role that would suit a creative individual with a passion for design, fashion and accessories.

You will be highly organised, hardworking, and have a professional manner as well as possess excellent communication skills. With an acute eye for detail, confident telephone manner, and the ability to work to tight deadlines you will also be computer literate having achieved top grades in your education. Part of your role will be to assist with the coordination and approval of artwork and product submissions for a variety of consumer goods categories including fashion accessories, gifts and apparel, tracking them through from initial design concept to final product, liaising with clients worldwide ensuring that all products comply with the brand style guide.

To apply you must have:

 Excellent communication and organisational skills.

 An excellent telephone manner.

 Achieved top grades in GCSE and A levels.

 The skills required to be self-motivational.

Interest or experience in Art, Fashion, Interior Design advantageous.

Please email or send your CV together with a covering letter including salary details to:

SANTORO LICENSING

Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon. London. SW19 3RL

sa15b@santorographics.com

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


 

International Sales Executive

 


Santoro’s International presence continues to grow from strength to strength and we are expanding our International Sales Team. In this role you will use your selling skills to expertly co-ordinate and develop key international customers, as well as motivating, supporting and increasing our international distributor network; both existing and new. Ensuring that sales and profit growth are achieved in line with targets, your ability to promote & negotiate will enable you to increase brand visibility and develop individual customer showroom product share. Occasional overseas travel will be a requirement of this role.

The key to this role is to develop and maintain relationships with specified customers and ensure that these accounts generate repeat business and maximum long term revenue. To do this you will be a true believer in excellent customer service and also understand sales data and its impact on business decisions

To work in this entrepreneurial role you cannot be afraid of hard work or thinking dynamically, and are certainly not controlled by a 9 to 5 mindset. This pace & style won’t suit everyone; you need to be the kind of person who thrives 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.

Languages would be useful, but are not essential.

The most important skills we're looking for are a passion to succeed, a positive attitude, and the determination to be the best you can possibly be! Any ... it is more important to display energy, vision and dynamism.

This role is based at our South Yorkshire Office: Santoro House, Farfield Park, Manvers, Rotherham, S63 5DB

Please apply in writing with CV, giving details of current remuneration to:

Goddie Quaye, Sales Director, SANTORO LONDON, Rotunda Point, Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RL. or email recruit@santoro.co.uk


 

Production Controller


Strong interpersonal skills and powers of persuasion are vital for this Production role, you will need to prioritise your workload and make things happen so as to meet production deadlines. The position has an administrative focus so you will need to possess excellent computer skills and attention to detail. If you have experience in the print /sourcing production field then this is a great opportunity for you to shine as an important member of our team.

You will be working within the friendly and supportive environment of our Wimbledon office's Production department. If you have achieved A grades at GCSE & A-level then we can provide ongoing opportunities and a role and culture in which to thrive.

You will be involved closely with our international suppliers, our Far East Production Office, and our on-site Design team. Previous experience in a production sourcing role, preferable working with Far East suppliers is important.

Please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to sga2@santorographics.com 

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


 

Production / Administrative Assistant


This opportunity is an entry level role supplying general office and administrative support to our Wimbledon Head Office. You will be involved in the administrative aspect of the day to day office requirements, with an emphasis of your time supporting the Production team, working with our suppliers and our product collections.

This is an ideal opportunity if you wish to develop a career within a Product Development / Print Production environment.

You will be computer literate and have achieved top grades in your education; in particular we must see top grades for Maths and English. In order for your application to be considered please include details of the grades you received for all subjects.

Attention to detail and communication skills are essential, as is a friendly nature, a willingness to be supportive, and a desire to learn and progress from an entry level admin role.

Please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to sga2@santorographics.com 

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


 

Creative Artworker / Designer


We are currently looking for an Artworker / Designer to work within our studio. You must have proven Mac skills in Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign and a desire to prove yourself in a demanding environment. Meticulous attention to detail is essential (the role includes artworking projects for print) as are good communication and organisational skills.

A passion and interest in the gift and greeting-card market would be advantageous.

You will be working with our branded style guides, and supplied art which you will use to design cards and gifts that will be sold direct to retailers.

You will have:

 A good Graphic Design degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent

 Proven commercial experience within a design studio for a minimum of 2 years

 Please send in your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to sga2@santorographics.com

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


 

Administration Assistant


We are seeking an ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT to work within our busy Licensing Team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking, 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.

You will need to be computer literate and numerate, having achieved top grades in your education, and will ideally be educated to graduate level. Attention to detail and communication skills are essential, as is a friendly nature, a willingness to be supportive, and a desire to learn and progress. Your role will be to assist with day to day administration and office duties, as well as assisting with many varied projects encompassing marketing, accounts, sales and liaising with company vendors for all facilities issues which will include the negotiation and purchasing of supplies and equipment.

To apply you must have:

 excellent communication and organisational skills

 an excellent telephone manner 

 achieved top grades in GCSE and A levels

 the skills required to be self-motivational

* Interest or experience in Art, Fashion, Interior Design advantageous.

Please email or send your CV together with a covering letter including salary details to:

    Santoro Licensing, Rotunda Point, 11 Hartfield Crescent, Wimbledon, SW19 3RL
   E-mail:  sga6@santorographics.com

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