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Careers at Astley Clarke

Astley Clarke is a British fine jewellery brand founded in London by Bec Astley Clarke MBE to celebrate design and colour in fine jewellery and to create a brand that represents all that is good and proper about British luxury. Astley Clarke’s personality is imbued with the wit and irreverence that captures the imagination of a new generation of luxury customers. We combine the grandest of ideas with an acute attention to the tiniest of details, creating jewellery that affords every woman the luxury of intelligent design.

Based out of a little cobbled mews in W2, the head office houses the whole UK team from the design studio through to marketing and accounts. We may be a small team but we are one that is dedicated to championing everything we love about Astley Clarke. Our current vacancies are listed below so if you would like to become a part of the Astley Clarke team please do not hesitate to get in touch.

BRAND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

REPORTING TO: HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS

Astley Clarke is a Luxury Jewellery brand that has a growing worldwide presence across an award winning website and the best department stores. This full time role will manage and generate all content and copy-writing needs across social media, website, email, print and marketing activity. In addition the role will be responsible for generating video content and assisting with brand partnerships. This role is central to the Brand Communication team and will work closely with the PR, ecommerce and the sales teams. With guidance from the Head of Communications, this role will be responsible for the brand’s tone of voice.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Generating engaging content for and managing all Astley Clarke social media channels
  • Copy-writing across the website including the ‘World Of’ section and the blog
  • Contributing ideas and initiatives to the digital marketing plan to maximize sales and promote new products
  • Increasing traffic to social media channels through content and initiatives
  • Generating all brand marketing copy for the website, email and direct mail including campaigns, look books, catalogues, and any other printed marketing material
  • Product naming and descriptions
  • Assisting with multi-channel co-brand partnerships for the brand
  • Generating and managing video content for the brand
  • SKILLS REQUIRED

    The Brand Communications Officer should have a fundamental understanding of the Astley Clarke brand and be able to convey our witty, irreverent tone at all touch points with the customer. This person will have exceptional grammatical, communication and language skills. They will have an inherent ability to convey the Astley Clarke luxury brand message both internally and outside of the business.

    THE QUALITIES WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Pro-active self starter with excellent grammatical and language skills
  • Creative thinker with a commercial perspective
  • Luxury sensitivities and innate understanding of the Astley Clarke brand
  • Highly organised
  • Imaginative

  • To be a part of our exciting high-growth business please send your CV and covering letter to hr@astleyclarke.com. Due to a high volume of applications, we may not be able to respond to all applicants.

    PRESS ASSISTANT

    Reporting to:

    Head of Communications

    We are looking for a Press Assistant to join the Astley Clarke team. This is a newly created role which will report directly to the Head of Communications. As the business develops across web, retail and wholesale channels both in the UK and internationally we require a Press Assistant to help with the running of the in-house press department, helping to generate maximum press coverage for the brand, its products and events across key print and online titles. This person should be enthusiastic, highly organised and a pro-active self starter and must be able to work well as part of a small but growing business.

    Main Responsibilities:


  • Tracking product samples efficiently, managing all of the businesses in-coming/out-going press samples
  • Sending images out to press and answering all image/sample/interview requests
  • Assisting the Head of Communications with securing significant feature coverage, product placement and event coverage across all of the UK online and offline press and some European press
  • Assisting with the organization of Press & Influencer events in conjunction with our VIP Relations team
  • Liaison with the US Press agency on a day-to-day basis
  • Assisting with writing of press releases, alerts and other press collateral for both UK & US markets
  • Assisting with multi-channel co-brand partnerships
  • Working closely with our Brand Communications Officer (who manages all social media), contributing to social media channels and helping to drive traffic
  • Developing and maintaining an up-to-date press contact database
  • Managing/assisting with the PR Budget
  • Assisting with PR strategy for Astley Clarke.
  • Skills Required:

    Our ideal candidate will be a highly organised individual with relevant work experience within a fast-paced press environment for luxury fashion or accessories brands and a relevant degree from a well-known university. A willingness to learn and develop your PR career is crucial in addition to good written and verbal communication skills.

    The Qualities we are looking for include:

  • Pro-active Self starter
  • Creative thinker
  • Highly organised
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Excellent communication skills
  • PR Superstar
  • Luxury sensitivities and innate understanding of Astley Clarke brand.
  • Competitive salary and staff allowance.

    Please send CVs and covering letters to Head of Communications, Fran Cookson fran@astleyclarke.com. Please note that due to number of applications received we will be unable to respond to all candidates individually.

    FULL TIME & PART TIME SALES ASSISTANTS

    Do you have buckets of designer or luxury jewellery experience with a reputation for exceptional customer experience? We would like to hear from you. As a rapidly growing British brand we often have roles available in our concessions within London’s finest department stores. We offer superb product training for the right candidates as well as a generous jewellery allowance and yet more incentives.

    Please apply with your CV and covering letter to hr@astleyclarke.com.

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