Careers with Debrett's

Debrett’s is always seeking driven, creative and talented individuals to join the dynamic and vibrant team. If you are considering your future and are looking for somewhere to make a difference in a company that offers great opportunities and professional growth please take a moment to have a look at the list of current vacancies in the UK and overseas.

Events and Marketing Internship at Debrett’s

This internship is designed to give a recent graduate excellent exposure and experience within the events and marketing sectors of a luxury British brand.

Languages: English
Length: 3-6 Months
Location: Mayfair, London
Type of internship: Full-time
Remuneration – National minimum wage

The daily tasks the intern should expect to learn about and undertake include:

  • Event management and planning 
  • CRM, Ecommerce and Strategic Marketing support
  • Social media planning and strategy along with general digital marketing approach
  • Developing relationships with partners relating to seasonal events and marketing partnerships
  • Communicating the brand and services at events and client meetings
  • Using the contact database for external PR, marketing and event activity 
  • Events and marketing administration support
  • General office administration and support

Further information:

This role suits a recent graduate looking to gain work experience in the luxury sector within a renowned British brand, based in Central London, working with prestigious clients and partners.

The ideal candidate will have a strong appreciation for British heritage along with a desire to learn about and gain experience within the luxury industry. The candidate should be professional, self-motivated, adaptable, diplomatic and enthusiastic with the ability to work as part of a team. Excellent attention to detail as well as strong writing, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Related degrees or previous work experience are a bonus but not a necessity.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to alimoss-thomas@debretts.co.uk

 

Junior Designer

Activities:

Branding and marketing

  • Working towards developing the Debrett’s brand into a highly recognisable luxury brand whilst keeping within brand guidelines.
  • The support of innovative business development plans to varying target audiences.
  • Producing both print and digital marketing material for Debrett’s including newsletters, brochures and invitations.
  • Helping to manage a brand stationery line.
  • The ability to be aware of commercial as well as aesthetic imperatives.

Product Design/Publishing

  • Creative planning and research tasks to aid product development.
  • Liaising with manufacturers to ensure an efficient and cost effective process.
  • Experience of project management including production.
  • Publishing/print design and production including cover design and implementing all content.  An understanding of print processes would be useful.

Website Management

  • Keeping the website up-to-date and relevant by regularly changing images and content.  Using e-commerce website software.
  • Managing product listings and promotional online offers.

Photography

  • Taking and editing product and lifestyle images.
  • Sourcing relevant images for external companies working with the brand.

International

  • Liaising with the office in China to produce relevant dual language marketing material.
  • Providing materials for external international parties working with the brand.
  • Imagery updates for the website in China.

Personal Attributes

  • Debrett’s is a diverse business so work is highly varied throughout – requiring an open mind and flexible attitude.
  • Quick learning and adaptation to the working environment is key to success.  Expect to meet tight deadlines.
  • Care and attention to detail are necessary for every project.
  • A range of organisational skills are required, including: time management; prioritising work load and managing multiple projects at one time.
  • Communication is key.  Working alongside the creative director and various departments means strong visual and verbal communication skills are essential.

Qualifications:

Any degree subject in a creative area is acceptable.  Relevant experience gained in any commercial area is beneficial.

Key Skills:

  • Good knowledge of imagery for both print and digital use
  • Understanding of typography, illustration and image layout
  • Highly proficient in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • An efficient and motivated character, who is able to work independently and manage his/her own time
  • An effective visual and verbal communicator

Application Close:       31 January 2015

Location:                   Mayfair, London

Remuneration:            Starting salary £17,000 - £21,000 depending on experience

Please send your CV to Ali Moss-Thomas at alimoss-thomas@debretts.co.uk and include a cover letter detailing your particular interest in the position and relevant experience.

 

Sales Executive

Activities:

  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails
  • Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries
  • Researching and analysing market and customer information to identify new customers and to tailor proposals
  • Representing the company at events
  • Creating detailed proposal documents – mostly in Powerpoint
  • Recording sales activity in the CRM database, Salesforce
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations
  • Attending networking events to build contacts
  • Attending team meetings and sharing best practice with colleagues

Qualifications:

Any degree subject is acceptable

Relevant experience gained in any commercial area is beneficial, particularly sponsorship

Key skills:

  • Maturity
  • Confidence
  • Perseverance
  • Patience
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • IT skills – particularly Powerpoint and CRM databases
  • Strong written skills – particularly for writing copy in customer proposals
  • Creativity

Starting Salary £22,000 – OTE £35,000 – additional to be earned on the achievement of specific sales targets

Please send your CV to Ali Moss-Thomas at alimoss-thomas@debretts.co.uk and include a cover letter detailing your particular interest in the position and relevant experience.

Other internship opportunities are available, including roles in marketing, design, website management and events.  Please email enquiries@debretts.co.uk for more details.