Career Opportunities at Cox & Cox

Current Job Vacancies

MID-SENIOR WEIGHT GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Cox & Cox is expanding and we have a newly created role within the design team. We’re looking for a skilled graphic designer who is mid-senior weight and can think on their feet, doesn’t buckle under pressure and who is a perfectionist when it comes to typography and knows their kerning from their tracking, and whose attention to detail is second nature.


ROLE SUMMARY

Joining a small but busy creative team and reporting to the Design Manager, the Graphic Designer will share the responsibility of designing all our seasonal catalogues and support the day to day tasks of the design department, working across all aspects of design with a heavy focus on print and typography.


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

• A degree and/or equivalent in-house or agency experience in a similar design role with a minimum 3+ years experience
• Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite
• A strong portfolio demonstrating all aspects of print and digital design across various customer touch points, ranging from catalogues, brochures, lookbooks, adverts, packaging through to digital assets and web banners
• Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to create beautiful layouts and design work to tight deadlines
• The ability to problem solve and think on their feet and who is experienced enough to know when a job just needs to happen, but also knows when to push back and question the brief for better results
• The ability to stay calm and focused under pressure and juggle several projects at the same time
• Print management experience
• Experience in managing design jobs from creative brief through to final production
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• A positive, proactive and collaborative attitude to working
• Excellent organisational qualities
• Understanding of UX, HTML & CCS and experience of designing for digital marketing would be advantageous but is not essential


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Design and creation of catalogue pages, lookbooks and bouncebacks to set brief and instructions
• Liaising with and forging good working relationships with Marketing, Merchandising and Buying departments in creation of all design work
• Briefing Artworkers on image retouching
• Awareness of brand guidelines and house style
• Finalising print ready artwork and uploading to printers
• Checking and correcting proofs
• Attending press passes for all books (when press passing commences again)
• Forging close working relationship with printers
• Ensure production deadlines are met
• Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail across all aspects of design work
• Designing and creating ad-hoc design work from Thank You cards, product packaging through to national press ads


ENVIRONMENT

• Work as part of the design team alongside three in-house designers and artworkers
• Prepared to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to adapt to change
• Self-starter with good use of initiative and motivated to deliver results
• Creative thinker with good sense of design, understanding of the importance of brand and a strong eye for typography, colour and layout
• A keen interest in homewares and interior design


This is a full time role based at Cox & Cox HQ in Frome. Flexible working available to the right candidate. If you fit the above criteria and would like to apply for the role, please email your CV and link to your portfolio to Aynsley Peet, email [email protected] This is not a freelance position. No agencies.




FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

We’re adding to our design database, so if you’re a freelance graphic designer who is experienced in Adobe Creative Suite and can come in-house to our Frome office and help on all aspects of design work on an ad-hoc basis, please send your CV and a link to your portfolio along with your day rate to [email protected]


WEB MERCHANDISER

Duties and Responsibilities

• Responsible for the day to day management of the website
Including checking and merchandising the site search using Klevu/Nosto
Identify search terms which give zero results – identify areas of buying opportunity
• Responsible for the maintenance the website
Item and category performance - promoted/demoted based on sales and clicks
Analyse data from Nosto / GA to improve Customer Journey e.g. website navigation and click rates
Analyse data on what customer are not buying e.g. item has a high click rate but very few customers go on to actually purchase the item
Data from Nosto / GA can be used to inform social media posts and other marketing material so work with the marketing team giving data from website
Competitor Analysis
Broken Links
Manage Nosto and Klevu attribution to override and promote visual merchandising within Categories during target campaigns or seasonality
• Use Google Analytics to inform home page and category pages, Bounce rates and exit pages
• Work with the marketing team and help check email content
• Responsible for the go live process and categorisation of items on the website
• Day to day changes and amendments on both NetSuite and Magento to ensure the website is displaying all up to date information
• Setting up Multivariants and Get the Look

If you would like to apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]



SENIOR MARKETING EXECUTIVE (NEW CUSTOMER ACQUISITION)

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Marketing Executive with a passion for homewares to drive growth in our customer database. Working as part of our busy marketing team you will have the opportunity to work across all offline marketing channels to promote and grow the Cox & Cox brand. Responsibilities include:
• Working with our media buying agency in London, plan media insert schedules, ensuring that signed off plans are within budget and reflect performance.
• Brief cold list mailing campaign requirements to data agency and develop prospect data plans through to sign off.
• Seek out reader offer opportunities, media partnerships and short-term press deals with homeware titles and national press to ensure ongoing brand coverage within key media.
• Work closely with our PR and Social Media Manager to develop effective brand partnership campaigns to maximise our exposure to relevant audiences and generate new leads and new customers.
• Together with our Digital Marketing Specialist, ensure new customer campaigns are aligned across offline and digital channels to ensure optimum exposure across various new customer touchpoints.
• Work with the Marketing Assistant and external agencies to ensure tactical promotions are executed effectively and in line with the trading calendar.
• Track new customer spend and ensure it remains within set budgets.
• Analyse overall new customer performance on an ongoing basis, including weekly and monthly reporting on CPAs and new customer volumes against last year and against set targets.
• Ensure acquisition budget is optimised across the marketing channels, flagging any required changes in spend to Marketing Manager and Head of Marketing.


Skills and Experience:
• Educated to degree level.
• At least 3 years marketing experience, preferably within direct and working in an offline marketing role, with some digital exposure.
• Experience within an ecommerce business.
• Good numeracy skills, analytical and results driven with a strong ability to interpret and communicate marketing performance.
• Competent in Microsoft Office and ideally have experience of Google Analytics.

If you would like to apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]


Speculative Applications

If you would like to make a speculative application please send your CV to [email protected]