Soho House & Co. is hiring a

Product Development Admin Assistant - Lighting & Decor

London, United Kingdom

Who We Are…

We are a collection of members' clubs, restaurants, hotels and cinemas, catering to those in the film, media, fashion and creative industries. The company has unique ventures throughout the UK, USA, Canada, Europe and Asia, with new openings planned globally.

Soho House is a space for its diverse membership and teams to connect, grow, have fun and make an impact.

Opportunities for all…

Soho House was created to bring diverse communities of people together, and we take the same approach when building our teams. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a global company. Soho House is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.

The Role…

The Product Development Admin Assistant would support the Product Development Manager from concept through the production process. You will be an integral part of the supply chain process in bringing bespoke products to the retail market place as well as the procurement of products to our hospitality sector.

Main Duties…

  • Provide day to day administration and product development support to the Lighting & Decor Product Development Team.
  • Professionally communicate via email and in person with suppliers, design team, wider PD team and buying team members
  • Attend weekly design and production meetings and final sample inspections, recording all comments and preparing feedback for suppliers
  • Manage and maintain an accurate line detail, including costing, lead times and item attributes
  • Responsible for all daily administrative duties in the department including management and update of the line detail sheets, SKU and supplier set up etc.
  • Responsible for keeping all swatch/sample libraries up to date and organized
  • Locate and distribute any incoming sample packages sent from vendor to appropriate person(s)
  • Sample management from shipment through delivery and general organisation/storage
  • Proactively manage customer service queries to drive the best resolution, with the support of the PD Coordinator

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in Lighting, Décor & Furniture product development and the procurement of products. You will be able to multi task between various projects and seasonal assortments, have problem solving skills with a keen attention to detail as well as the ability to deliver within tight deadlines.

  • Enthusiastic with an eagerness to learn and develop
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for the product
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually
  • Problem solving and willingness to be part of the solution
  • Interpersonal skills, communicating effectively and in a clear and concise manner
  • Good Excel and Powerpoint skills

Benefits

Soho House offers competitive compensation packages that feature global benefits and perks. Whether you’re seeking entry-level employment or a new opportunity to expand your profession, we offer training to develop the technical and managerial skills necessary to grow your career.

  • Discounts at Soho House globally, as well as Soho Home and Cowshed
  • Annual Every House Membership
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Private Health and Dental Care
  • Cycle to Work Scheme/Season Ticket Loan
  • In conjunction with Soho Impact, take 3 days paid a year to support a charity of your choice.
  • Cookhouse & House Tonic: Our Cookhouse & House Tonic programmes offer unique food and drink trainings, events and opportunities to inspire and educate.
  • Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.