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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Styling Manager - Chalhoub Group

Who we are

We are a leading partner for luxury across the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands and over 65 years of experience in the region, we have become a major player in the beauty, fashion and gift sectors, by offering service excellence to our partners and delighting all our customers. We are moving fast from a traditional distributor and retailer for luxury in the Middle East, to a hybrid retailer bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.

To fuel the next stage of our growth we are looking to build a world class team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use technology and data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey of exploring new horizons together.

What you'll be doing

At Chalhoub, creativity comes alive! As the Styling Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all styling services for the studio, building and leading teams across styling. With your industry leading knowledge of the latest trends across ready to wear, product styling and homeware you will deliver innovation and excellence for the group. A keen understanding of the fashion industry through a commercial lens is needed while, still inspiring the wider community/team with your knowledge of the latest happenings on the runway internationally.

- Leading styling teams to ensure an efficient studio operating model
- Industry leading knowledge of commercial & editorial styling for fashion & luxury
- Create and style on-brand, on-trend outfits for all product shoots on model and off
- Comfortable in working with both hands on styling and through team direction and leadership
- Develop style guides to translate styling vision and latest trend giving brands a unique point of view
- Overseeing complex styling processes across multiple brands and design styling workflow to suit
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with brands both internal and external facing
- Owning governance on timescales for styling output and quality control
- Achieving commercial goals for multiple brands across the group
- Bringing new talent to the group across styling, casting and hair and make-up freelancers
- Nurturing a culture of transparency & accountability


What you'll need to succeed

- A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience with at least 3 years in a similar role
- Track record in strategic styling in a photo studio operation en masse
- Customer-centric leader with a comprehensive understanding of ecommerce
- Ability to lead without ego and build strong consensus across diverse teams
- An excellent communicator, capable of conveying complex ideas effectively
- At home in a fast paced studio environment working collbortarily across disciplines
- A hunger to deliver truly transformational impact. This role is not for the timid!

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

About the Company

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the group has become a major player in the fashion, beauty and gift sectors regionally.

By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers through its passionate teams.

With a growing workforce of more than 9,000 people, implemented in 14 countries, as well as the operating of over 470 retail outlets, the group's success is attributed to its most valued asset of highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group's competitive edge in today's market.

By being committed to implementing sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group has been awarded in 2013 the CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.

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