Kelly Dunmore

Sourcing Manager

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

  • Director of Photography and Visual Creative
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    Fashion Buyer
    Sourcing Manager

About me

Degree Educated Professional with 8 Years Experience in the Retail industry. Multi-Product knowledge in both Men's, Womenswear and Leather Accessories. Specialisms in Fabric, Global Testing Legislation, Leather, Denim and Outerwear. Sourcing and building relationships with suppliers and factories across the world. Key Negotiator and Project Manager. Central cog, collaborating with all areas of the retail business from Design, Technical, Buying and Merchandising to Marketing and Branding. An efficient, people lover, with a extensive network of talented friends, colleagues and clients throughout the UK and beyond. Possessing a great passion for the creative space. Driven by results.

Skills

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Design
  • Environment
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Ted Baker

    Ted Baker

    • Fashion and Textiles
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    Fashion

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      Film

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        Aaron Christian

        Work history

        Currently

        Production Coordinator

        Peter Werth

        Nov 2015
        • Menswear Group PC, covering all product categories, including Footwear.

        2015

        Production Coordinator

        Ted Baker

        May 2013 - May 2015
        • Menswear PC for Outerwear, Tailoring, Leather, Denim and Chino’s. Specialist in testing and compliance. Responsibilities: Managing all factory Production for several Menswear Product Groups. Visiting and sourcing new factories and suppliers. Specialising in Outerwear, Leather and Denim.

        2013

        Production, Development Coordinator and Fabric Buyer

        Rapidname Ltd

        May 2011 - Jun 2013
        • Production & Development for a Multi Branded Fashion Company. Managing all purchases, developments, sourcing and importing of all Fabrics and Trims. Possessing a vast portfolio of suppliers and manufacturers across the world. Responsibilities: Source and develop new and exciting fabrics and trims. Planning and managing the critical path. Building relationships with suppliers and manufactures. Providing central contact for all departments and coordinating our owned factory in the Far East. Managing garment costings. Delivering a coherent, profitable and customer focused collection; on time!

        2011

        Production & Sales Coordinator

        Sara Berman

        Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
        • SARA BERMAN (LONDON) JULY 2010- JULY 2011 Job Title: Production and Sales Coordinator Job Description: Working within production and Development for British designer Sara Berman. Working with all elements of fashion from initial design to final production and distribution. Responsibilities: Working with the production team to product seasonal collections alongside private development for Outnet, Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and ASOS.com. Managing UK sales, coordinating trade shows and buying meeting. Maintaining website orders and managing stock with UK distribution centre. • Assisting the head of production to coordinate sampling, development and production for the season • Managing the critical path. Sourcing of fabrics and trimmings. • Identifying sales opportunities with new buyers, approaching and arranging appointments. Building brand packs for potential buyers. Attending development meetings with asos, the outnet and HOF. • Order confirmations, invoices & raising purchase orders (using worldonahanger.com) • Creating production dockets and garment specifications. • Managing payment terms and shipping terms for all stockists. • Coordinating production shipments from our factories both UK and abroad to our distribution centre, knowledge in customs, taxation and country legislation. • Website: Managing customer order. Customer queries. Stock management using online system. • Updating Social Media

        2010

        Account Manager & Recruitment Consultant

        Manpower

        Apr 2009 - Jun 2010
        • MANPOWER UK MAY 2009 – JULY 2010 Job Title: Account Manager/ Recruitment Consultant Job Description: Managing a number of clients on both temporary and permanent parts of the business including RBS; Barclays; CPP & ad hoc clients. Responsible for 160 temporary staff. I was promoted to RBS Account Manager in January 2010 and won National Account of the Year 2010, scoring 96% in the annual RBS service reviews. • Interviewing candidates ensuring quality and compliance of all candidates and processes. • Responsible for 160 members of staff and main point of contact for their queries • Generating sales and business through cold-calling, client visits and marketing tools. • Solely responsible weekly payroll. Conducting dispensaries, grievances and dismissals. • Monthly client service reviews. • Marketing: attraction of candidates using a variety of methods including web advertising; A-board/window displays; direct marketing campaigns; recommend a friend initiatives and many more. • Working to tight deadlines/time frames and targets/KPI’s. • Taking on a senior role within the team. Training new members on internal systems, conducting role plays, holding staff progress meetings, driving sales targets.

        Education

        2009

        International Fashion Marketing, Business Management (statistics, Finance), Marketing Management (qu

        Manchester Metropolitan University

        Aug 2004 - Apr 2009
        • Internation Fashion Marketing

        Awards

        2010

        National Account of the Year.

        • Accotunt Manager for The Royal Bank of Scotland with Manpower Plc. Won National Account of the Year 2010, scoring 96% in the annual RBS service reviews. http://www.manpower.co.in/recognitions.htm