Working at Alex Monroe

Working at Alex Monroe

At Alex Monroe we design, manufacture and sell beautiful jewellery. We’re really all about people. We have a wonderful bunch of people working here, and a wonderful lot of customers too!

Everything is handmade right here in the UK by skilled craftspeople, from our fantastic newly built workshops in the heart of London. Our purpose built flagship store in London Bridge also houses our Bespoke department and our Sales and PR team.

It’s a fun place to work, very exciting and ever growing. Often fast paced and very busy. We all love what we do and that is reflected in our work ethic. We take our work seriously but have fun while we do it.

We value diversity, creativity, and individuality. To work here it’s a great help if you’re an energetic, flexible, and are generally a yes-can-do kind of a person.

Because it’s such a fun place to work jobs don’t come available very often. But when we find a real star we do everything we can to keep them. So watch this space and we’ll keep you informed of any changes!

Many thanks,

Alex Monroe (Founder)


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Current Vacancies:

 

Current Vacancies:

Jewellery Boutique Sales Assistant

Starting Salary £21,196.50 PA

 

Alex Monroe jewellery is synonymous with a very british sense of style and a much-loved brand worldwide. Each and every piece is individually designed and handmade in England by Alex and his team. If you take pride in selling beautiful, high-quality products with impeccable customer service we may just have the perfect opportunity for you! We are looking to hire an experienced and enthusiastic, Retail and Customer Care Assistant for our boutique near London Bridge.

 

The Role

Provide above-and-beyond customer service, in a warm and friendly manner. Tell our brand story, and develop and maintain friendly and on-going relationships with customers wherever possible.

Respond to all email enquiries received through the Alex Monroe website via Freshdesk, and Live Chat messages in a timely manner, keeping a warm and friendly yet professional tone.

Handle Alex Monroe customer service telephone calls, driving sales wherever possible, in line with the brand’s ethos.

Administer all pieces of jewellery received into Alex Monroe for Repairs & Reconditioning, providing assessment of the piece, accurate logging and an efficient service.

Liaise constructively and build good working relations with clear communication to all other departments and colleagues across the company.

 

Specific Responsibilities
 
  • Advise and sell to our customers in our Snowsfields and Floral Street boutiques, engage customers, and tell our brand story.

  • Ensure that our stores are always an attractive place to visit.

  • Assist with stock management as required.

  • Assist with other projects, such as preparation for and hosting special customer events.

  • Respond to general enquiry emails received via Freshdesk, and Live Chat messages providing customers with well-constructed responses and clear information.

  • Respond to telephone enquiries with a positive and friendly manner, maintaining composure when potentially faced with a large volume of calls.

  • Provide accurate information for customers, following Alex Monroe Customer Care guidelines and policies at all times.

  • Log and assess items received for repair / reconditioning, contacting customers with their quote upon receipt, also reassuring them that their pieces have been safely received.

  • Liaise with our workshop Repairs Technician for advice where necessary, and work together to plan workloads and lead times, to ensure that customer expectations can be met and maintained.

  • Take payments for repairs, ensuring that they are all efficiently recorded, and chase those that remain unpaid.

  • Ship completed repairs back to customers in a timely manner.

  • Wherever possible, go the extra mile for the customer, ensuring they receive the best advice and service, and have an outstanding experience with Alex Monroe.

  • Drive sales across the business whenever possible, in a warm and non-pushy way.

Skills & Expertise Required

  • Proven customer support experience, with a focus on putting the customer first.

  • Comfortable on the shop floor, selling with our AM ‘Guiding Principles’ and working as a team to meet daily targets.

  • The ability to communicate in a range of formats is essential, and everyone who walks through our doors, emails or telephones should be treated equally, and as a potential long-term customer.

  • Great organisational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively and efficiently.

  • Ability to assess customers’ needs, adapting to different personalities accordingly, to provide the best resolution.

  • A strong commitment to always see things through - doing whatever you need to, to fulfil your promise to a customer.

  • Patience to listen to customer’s concerns, and ability to resolve issues or complaints in a calm and brand-appropriate way, finding and offering solutions to ensure a positive resolution.

  • A positive, can-do attitude, taking ownership and responsibility of tasks with a flexible and enthusiastic approach.

  • This role is perfect for someone who gets a ‘buzz’ from helping customers, and is willing to go the extra-mile to please a customer and build trust and loyalty.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Seek information, and continuously develop knowledge about the brand positioning and the jewellery marketplace.

  • Support Alex Monroe in developing and maintaining a positive and friendly working environment for all employees.

  • Promote good teamwork, liaising constructively with clear communication to your team, and colleagues in all other departments.

  • Proactively participate in our company goal to be environmentally conscious and sustainably minded.

If you have a genuine passion for our jewellery, experience of working in a luxury retail environment and the skills to provide outstanding customer service, we'd love to hear from you. Please upload your CV and covering letter here explaining what you can bring to the team by 9th October 2020. It is with regret that due to the high volume of applications we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

Working at Alex Monroe

At Alex Monroe we design, manufacture and sell beautiful jewellery. We’re really all about people. We have a wonderful bunch of people working here, and a wonderful lot of customers too!

Everything is handmade right here in the UK by skilled craftspeople, from our fantastic newly built workshops in the heart of London. Our purpose built flagship store in London Bridge also houses our Bespoke department and our Sales and PR team.

It’s a fun place to work, very exciting and ever growing. Often fast paced and very busy. We all love what we do and that is reflected in our work ethic. We take our work seriously but have fun while we do it.

We value diversity, creativity, and individuality. To work here it’s a great help if you’re an energetic, flexible, and are generally a yes-can-do kind of a person.

Because it’s such a fun place to work jobs don’t come available very often. But when we find a real star we do everything we can to keep them. So watch this space and we’ll keep you informed of any changes!

Many thanks,

Alex Monroe (Founder and Creative director)

  

 

Boutique Supervisor
Floral Street Boutique, Covent Garden, London
Hours: 30 per week
Salary: Competitive

 

The Role

If you take pride in selling beautiful, high-quality products with an emphasis on delivering impeccable customer service we may just have the perfect opportunity for you!
We are looking to hire an experienced and enthusiastic, Boutique Supervisor for our brand new boutique opening on Floral Street, previous jewellery experience is preferred but not necessary as you will receive jewellery training from our team of professionals prior to you being on the shop floor, but luxury retail experience is essential. Our floral street store will be a new exciting chapter in journey of Alex Monroe that you will help take the customers on.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

• Driving sales and KPI’s in the absence of the manager
• Understanding and being able to add to trade reports
• Ordering stock based on sales figures
• Processing discounts for employees, press and “friends of Alex Monroe”
• Advising and selling to our customers.
• Ensuring that the Boutique is always an attractive place to visit.
• Assisting clients with jewellery repairs and alterations.
• Assisting with stock management.
• Assisting with other projects, such as preparation for and hosting special customer events.
• Keeping up to date with the current jewellery and fashion trends.
 
Please send your CV and covering letter explaining just what you can bring to the team to: jordan@alexmonroe.com by May 31st 2019.

It is with regret that due to the high volume of applications we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.

   

 

Jewellery Benchworker

London Bridge/Bermondsey, London
Full Time

 

The Role

We are looking for a full time experienced jeweller to join our busy production team based at our Tower Bridge Road workshop.
As a member of the production team you will be required to assist with the production of jewellery and all associated administration as delegated by the production managers.
The roles requires someone with an excellent attention to detail and good organisation skills. You will need to work to strict deadlines without compromising quality. The ability to work in a busy team and pro-actively contribute is essential.

 

Specific Responsibilities: 

Production:

• To report to the production managers daily and work through the orders set within the time frame according to specification and to a high quality.
• Responsibilities will include:
    • Seeing individual orders through all stages of making;
    • Working mainly with silver;
    • Cleaning up castings;
    • Soldering;
    • Use of the puk welder;
    • General bench work such as re-texturing, riveting, re-sizing rings, beading, wire work, assembly, polishing and quality control;
    • Stone setting would be an advantage.
• Anticipate as early as possible any potential production issues and delays and report to the production managers.
• If required, provide production support to the Design department and Repairs department.
 
 

General:

• Assisting with general Workshop upkeep on a daily basis and running the occasional errand.
• Willingness to take on responsibility for certain Workshop operations.
• Taking part in company events when help is required, eg PR and client events.

 

Skills and Experience

• 2 -3 years of benchwork experience.
• Educated to degree level/relevant qualification in jewellery design/production.
• Demonstrable experience of producing jewellery in a commercial workshop environment.
• Responsible and well organised - the role-holder will need to keep track of their orders whilst they are at the platers or setters and ensure that all is completed on time.
• A meticulous eye for detail and working to specification as each piece of jewellery is hand finished in our London workshop.
• Reliable, responsible and organised with good time management is essential.
• Enthusiastic, positive with a creative approach and a passion for jewellery and the Alex Monroe brand.
• A self-starter who can work autonomously and use their own initiative, but also works well as part of a team when required.
• Team player who will go the extra mile to help a colleague.Relevantly qualified in a Jewellery design/making course.

 

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining just what you can bring to the team to: carlyhs@alexmonroe.com by June 1st 2019.

It is with regret that due to the high volume of applications we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.