• Matthew Vohs

    Director

    I’ve worked in the fashion and retail industry for over 20 years. 

    From textile and garment supply through to managing a womenswear retail and concession business with over 65 outlets nationwide.

    This experience gives me a deeper understanding of our candidates and the roles they progress into. 

    It’s the reason I’ve built loyal and lasting relationships with some of the best retailers around the world.

    Today, as owner and director of V&C, I continue to bring this passion and professionalism to every client.

     
     
     

    BROWSE Matthew Vohs LATEST JOBS

    Buying, Merchandising & Sales

    UK and European Sales Manager

    competitive

    We are working with a luxury manufacturer of high end bespoke lighting whose clients include boutique hotels, restaurants. The organisation is looking for an established Sales Manager for the UK and Europe responsible for driving sales, managing and expanding existing customer base, managing Nationwide agents and developing up new sales channels as the company looks to aggressively targets to develop their sales across the UK and London in particular.

     

    Key Responsibilities: -

    Overseeing, implementing and developing an effective sales strategy to achieve company targets.
    Seeking out new opportunities to develop untapped sales streams.
    Managing the agent and distribution network across the UK with a strong focus on London ensuring sales targets ad KPI’s are met.
    Develop excellent customer relationships in person, constant telephone calls, face to face meetings and other sales activities.
    Expanding the distribution network through agents, dealers, trade clients and other customer bases.
    Driving new products into existing and new markets.
    Attending national trade shows and some international trade shows where required to support UK sales.
    Producing monthly sales reports.
    Ensuring a high level of customer retention, focus and satisfaction.
    Consistent London and UK travel.

     

    Key Requirements: -

    Strong understanding of the luxury bespoke environment.
    A minimum of 8 years’ experience of developing a sales region increasing, customer retention and sales channels.
    Have an ambitious attitude and have the vision to make the UK sales grow under your leadership.
    You must be an enthusiastic, organised person with a passion for design and will relish the chance to operate in a successful luxury, design led company.
    Proven track record of driving and closing sales.
    Strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills.
    An outgoing personality with great interpersonal skills.
    Good project management.
    Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and a CRM database.

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    CONSULTANT
    Matthew Vohs
    Wholesale

    Head of Logistics and Shipping Manager

    competitive

    We have been briefed on a fantastic opportunity for Head of Logistics and Shipping Manager to join a fast growing British sustainable luxury fashion accessory brand that sets out to empower artisans with skills and livelihoods through its operations and young people with health education through its foundation. The products are made from signature sustainable and upcycled materials in atelier locations in South America and Brazil.

    The  Head of Logistics and shipping  Manager works to implement, manage, and maintain efficient logistic operations, tracking workflow systems to ensure a timely delivery and communication of all projects from inception to fulfilment. The Shipping and  Logistics Manager will report to the Chief Operating  Officer and will play a key role in helping to develop and maintain eCommerce process across the business.

     

    Key Responsibilities:-

    Oversee eCommerce order processing and inventory fulfilment across the business from accessories and bags

    Monitor inventory levels to ensure the product is arriving and orders are being fulfilled in a timely manner, consistent with communicated customer timelines

    Support D2C department with the completion of ad-hoc client store and product requests, including review and approval of data entry by store managers at time of store/product launch

    Work with internal fulfilment team to track, problem-solve issues. Assist in ideating and implementing new processes to prevent issues and improve operations

    Manging warehouse fulfilment worldwide with depots in USA, Europe, UK and Hong Kong

    Collaborate with clients and vendors to ensure deadlines are met and all issues are effectively communicated and resolved

    Work closely with partners, including 3rd party logistics to streamline communication and speed delivery

    Serve as an advocate for the consumer experience from the time of project ideation to post-sale engagement

    Liaise with customer service teams to proactively approach projects pre and post fulfilment, insuring they have the latest details to work from to provide exemplary customer experiences

    Produce and distribute frequent receiving, shipping, and inventory reports, including trouble shooting and resolving issues

    Proactively identify operational problems, project-related issues, changes, variances, and contingencies that may arise; facilitate problem resolution with appropriate parties.

    Forecast and project inventory levels, submitting purchase orders recommendations to satisfy back-ordered units and replenishment reorders

    Implement shipping rate card configurations into store platform as needed

    Key Requirements

    Over 8 years of experience working eCommerce, Shipping and fulfilment

    Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with many individuals and teams, including many different personalities.

    Ability to comfortably manage multiple projects at a time, while staying on deadline and sustaining quality of work.

    Identify and set priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities and department initiatives

    Ability to quickly and calmly react to changing organizational needs and deadlines, both internal and external.

    Proactive and adept problem solver; ability to come up with inventive solutions on the fly.

    Extremely detail-oriented and organized.

    Strong working knowledge of Product, Inventory and Order management systems

    Strong math and analytical skills

    Proficient in Excel & Microsoft Office

    Very strong communication skills

    Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction

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    CONSULTANT
    Matthew Vohs
    Executive & International

    Executive Assistant

    £32,000 - £35,000

    Providing a comprehensive level of administrative and organisational support for a busy Managing Director, manage and prioritise workload,  key duties include drafting emails,  proactively prioritising and planning diary and mailbox, ensuring scheduling and follow up of diary items, planning events, managing meetings, note taking, conducting desk research amongst other duties.

     

    Key Duties include:

     

    Attending events with the Owner/CEO and preparing presentations where possible

    Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate;

    Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority;

    Organising and maintaining diaries and making appointments;

    Dealing with incoming email and managing where possible on behalf of the Owner/CEO;

    Preparing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations for meetings;

    Organising and attending meetings and ensuring the manager is well prepared for meetings;

    Liaising with VIP individuals, peers from other organisations and internal staff.

     

    Skills & Experience

     

    Previous experience working as an Executive Assistant within a fast paced environment

    Experience working for a high profile business owner

    Excellent verbal, written  & interpersonal skills

    Good knowledge of MS Office Packages with minimum intermediate level Excel skills.

    Computer literate

    Proactive and confident problem-solver with a ‘can do’ attitude and can work off their own initiative

    Ability to work accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines, demonstrating excellent organisational skills

    Evidence of being a proactive, self-starter who can manage changing priorities in a busy environment

    Relevant qualifications

     

    Requirements

    your clients’ businesses with the drive to deliver exceptional client service

    Experience using Immaculate attention to detail

    Discretion

    Self-motivated

    Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.

    Friendly and professional demeanour

    Able to work to tight deadlines as part of a team and also unsupervised

    Confident using Microsoft Office

    Have a genuine interest in understanding IRIS, CCH and Virtual Cabinet would be beneficial, but not necessary as full training will be given

     

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    CONSULTANT
    Matthew Vohs
    Digital

    Digital Media Executive

    £25,000 - £28,000

    We have an opportunity for a forward thinking a Paid Media Manager with experience of both Google AdWords (search, display, shopping and Youtube) and paid social (Facebook and Instagram) to join a fast moving and creative team working for an Award winning digital marketing agency. You will be working with a variety of business and across multi sectors managing paid social and organics campaigns nationwide.

    The Digital Marketing Executive role is for someone with a confident and detailed knowledge in Google and Facebook Ads and strong interest in 360º digital campaigns. You will be working across search advertising (SEO & PPC), social media marketing (Paid & Community), content marketing, and other forms of digital marketing. You will be responsible for planning & delivering marketing campaigns for a wide range of our clients. Working closely with Senior Management and the rest of the team, who have been delivering digital campaigns for over 25 years, you will learn to conduct research, analysis, implementation, and reporting of marketing campaigns.

    You will be required to liaise with suppliers and clients, maintaining a productive and customer-focused relationship. You will also be expected to keep the Senior Management Team advised on the status of campaigns and provide early notice of any potential hurdles that need to be overcome or requirements to re-evaluate campaign strategies.

    The successful candidate will eventually be responsible for overseeing and managing the delivery of marketing campaigns. The agency will train you to become a specialist in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Google Adwords, paid and organic social media & email marketing.

    Key Responsibilities

    Understanding of custom audiences and lookalike audiences.

    Ability to generate and install the Facebook pixel, Dynamic products and all FB ads functionality.

    Oversee accounts on search platforms (e.g. Google AdWords, Bing)

    Be involved in keyword selection and audience targeting

    Monitor budget and adjust bids to gain better ROI

    Track KPIs to assess performance and pinpoint issues

    Produce reports for management (e.g. dashboards)

    Write attractive and concise copy for adverts

    Suggest and develop new campaigns across multiple channels

    Maintain partnerships with PPC ad platforms and vendors

    Keep abreast of PPC and SEM trends

    Ability to navigate, schedule or generate reports quickly.

    Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.

    Participate in forming effective paid search strategies

    Key Requirements

    3-9 years experience in paid media

    Experience in multi-channel data analysis and reporting

    Knowledge of SEO and digital marketing concepts

    Working knowledge of analytics tools (Google Analytics, Tableau, WebTrends etc.)

    Understanding of HTML and XML is a plus

    Proficient in MS Office (particularly Excel)

    Excellent communication skills

    Analytical thinking with strong maths skills

    Agency background preferable

    Google AdWords and Facebook Blueprint certification a bonus.

    Ads pend management experience and strong sense of responsibility for client budgets.

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    CONSULTANT
    Matthew Vohs
    Digital

    Digital Manager

    competitive

    We are working with an extremely successful strategic communications consultancy working across a range of sectors including, Tech, Media, Telecoms, commodities and Energy.

    The business is recruiting for a talented Senior Digital Strategist that has significant experience in social campaigns across LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, corporate and executive positioning, crisis communications and online reputation management working alongside senior directors on key accounts overseeing content and looking at driving exposure for the businesses.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    Create and publish engaging digital content aligned to existing clients requirement

    Edit, proofread and improve writers’ content

    Liaise with client / and or content writers to ensure consistency of message

    Optimize content according to SEO metrics

    Manage content distribution to online channels and social media platforms (LinkedIn/Facebook/Twitter) to increase awareness

    Develop an editorial calendar and ensure client content team is on board

    Ensure compliance with law (e.g. copyright and data protection)

    Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw audience’s attention

    To help further develop ‘the agency’s’ digital strategy across existing clients

    To both improve and engage ‘the agency’s’ digital capabilities

     

    Key Requirements

     

    Proven work experience as a Content  and Client manager

    Hands on experience with MS Office and WordPress

    Basic technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing

    Knowledge of SEO and web traffic metrics

    Familiarity with social media outlets

    Excellent writing skills in English

    Attention to detail paramount importance

    Good organizational and time-management skills

    4-5 year digital comms experience

    Team leadership experience essential

    BSc degree in Journalism, Marketing or relevant field

     

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