Matchesfashion.com Hong Kong Limited

Brand Marketing Manager – Asia Pacific

Matchesfashion.com Hong Kong Limited
Posted on 9-Apr-21

Brand Marketing Manager – Asia Pacific

Matchesfashion.com Hong Kong Limited

Job Highlights

  • Solid global experience in a similar role
  • Experience in luxury fashion is preferred
  • Travel is required

Job Description

At MATCHESFASHION, we are on a mission to offer the most personal luxury shopping experience in the world. We are renowned and respected for the relationships we build with clients and our brand partnerships. To achieve our ambition, we capitalise on our unique combination of technical savviness and global innovation mixed with curated content and creative talent.

MORE ABOUT US

We bring together a modern edit of over 600 established and new generation designers. Founded over 30 years ago as a brick-and-mortar store, we transitioned online in 2012. In 2017, APAX Partners acquired a majority stake in MATCHESFASHION, fuelling our expansion and our ambitions. We now ship to 176 countries, have over 130 million site visits and 95% of our sales are online with the majority made internationally.

We have a global website, mobile apps, retail stores, private shopping, VIP events and 24/7 customer care teams. We have offices in the UK and Hong Kong. In London, our head office is based in The Shard, our brand-new creative hub is in Here East and last year we launched No.5 Carlos Place, a completely new retail concept combining digital and physical interaction.

We lead the way, moving our industry forward, and we are always looking for talented individuals to come in and inspire the world with us.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority for MATCHESFASHION – we delight customers around the world and so it’s important that our team represents our customers.

We want to attract the very best talent and create an inclusive environment that celebrates the diversity of our people and enables them to do the best work of their careers.  We recognise the world is not a perfect place and that bias exists, which is why we take a focused approach in this area and are committed to ensuring that all our people processes are equitable.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.

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Requirements

  • You’ll be a passionate, engaged and motivated brand ambassador for MATCHESFASHION
  • A commercial and strategic thinker who’s able to take a team and customers on journey
  • You are a self-starter who is action-orientated with a clear vision of each project and where impact can be made for our business
  • You think globally, and have experience with ideating and executing brand messaging strategy regionally
  • You will have a strong understanding of the luxury, retail, lifestyle and fashion industries with the ability to present and communicate confidently to high level partners & audience
  • Solid global experience in a similar role
  • A real passion for formulating and executing brand strategy
  • Highly creative and idea-focused
  • A consistent track record of implementing successful and innovative 360 marketing campaigns
  • Strong partner and project management experience
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Strong experience in online retail

What the job involves

  • This role will be responsible for growing brand engagement and recognition of MATCHESFASHION and the personal luxury shopping experience we offer. You will work with our Regional Director to lead the development of regional communications, including but not limited to, social, digital, PR, influencer and brand ambassador engagement strategies, to generate collaborative content & activations
  • You will also work closely with other teams within the company such as merchandising, buying, communications and editorial, ensuring the strategic brand marketing plan remains consistent regionally, across all multichannel touchpoints and advances the identity, awareness and visibility of our brand
  • Establish and maintain the MATCHESFASHION visual tone of voice & art direction across all customer touch points
  • Drive innovation to position MATCHESFASHION as an industry leader in brand and experiential marketing
  • Lead and distribute brand marketing budget, introducing the best regional suppliers, in line with communications and editorial
  • Identify and sustain strategic brand partnerships and collaborations regionally with media, influencers, designers and lifestyle brands
  • Recognise and develop potential new business partnerships, advancing and communicating the new business strategy regionally
  • Work with the Private Shopping to ensure customers are regularly engaged through meaningful brand moments in the region
  • Lead brand partnerships, events and sponsorships and develop strategies to leverage brand and consumer engagement online
  • Help key markets define communications and engagement opportunities, challenges and priorities

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Due to the nature of this role we are looking for a candidate who is immediately available or on short notice.
  • English verbal and written communication must be excellent. Bilingual speaker is a plus.
  • You will ideally have extensive, proven experience with media, online marketing, and/or ecommerce marketing strategies is preferred alongside experience with partnerships and managing events (digital and physical).
  • You must have regional brand marketing experience in Asia, preferably in luxury fashion.
  • You must have experience in managing staff, agencies, budgets and project managing full year marketing strategies and exceptional capacity to work across teams and foster relationships within the organization as well as with third party partners with the ability to effectively manage timelines and coordinate internal and external teams to deliver results.


There will be some travel required in this role.

Reporting to: Regional Director, Asia Pacific

Please click here to apply.


Company Overview

MATCHESFASHION is the global luxury shopping destination that brings together over 400 designers with seamless integration of physical and digital customer touchpoints. We are defining the future of luxury commerce with a global website, mobile apps, retail stores, private shopping, VIP events and 24/7 customer care. We ship to 176 countries, have over 70 million site visits and 90% of our sales are now online. Now 30 years old, we retain a forward-looking focus on innovation and emerging talent. We are looking for someone entrepreneurial, ambitious and humble to come and be a part of the fastest growing luxury eCommerce brand in the world.

Additional Company Information

Industry
Wholesale / Retail
Benefits & Others
Double pay, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours