OVERVIEW:
Weโ€™re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up โ€“ for themselves โ€“ to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. Itโ€™s what we want for our community, and our team. A team thatโ€™s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymsharkโ€™s future. Our plans are ambitious, and weโ€™re looking for people who want to join us for the ride โ€“ our growth will be your growth.

WE HIRE PEOPLE.

Real-life humans, each with their own unique set of thoughts, beliefs, cultures, identities, and background and body that is completely individual. Together, all these unique humans make Gymshark stronger.

If youโ€™re reading this, youโ€™re probably applying for or considering applying for a job with us, and we want you to know that Gymshark is an equal opportunity employer. For us, that means we always, and will always, strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment and that we do not, and will not, tolerate discrimination of any kind.

Are you our next Retouch Manager? Do you love retouch and see it as an art - are at your happiest when helping guide others to mix things up and pull whole new worlds out of few layers with a digital brush; precision is everything? You enjoy building teams, growing culture, and developing talent.

You can see the bigger picture, how each campaign continues a narrative, provides value, and how they all add up to building a successful brand. You enjoy managing, inspiring, and leading a team to consistently create that industry-leading brand imagery and pride yourself on quality. You understand how important our community is to us, and would relish translating our brand strategy into a clear vision for the Retouch team and a roadmap so they can deliver it. Sound like you? Here's the role up close:

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

Leadership & Strategy

  • Working with Brand Leadership to help define how the Retouch team can help deliver the wider Brand vision through norm challenging brand imagery to continually improve brand/value awareness and advocacy as well as achieving wider business KPIs.
  • Be seen as a leader in the industry, pushing our brand, its values and driving change in line with our Brand Purpose of Uniting the Conditioning Community.
  • Manage all members of the team and guide and align them to achieve that vision, whilst finessing industry-leading brand imagery - attention to detail is everything.
  • Work with the other 'Managers' in Brand to coordinate approaches and provide transparency across the teams, making them greater than the sum of their parts.
  • Grow and develop the team by setting out individual development plans with clear goals and objectives and following up with regular 1 on 1 meeting to help achieve them.

Day-to-day

  • Contribute to the strategic development of retouch briefs, identifying any additional information needed.
  • Resource as well as set the tone for the team to work on briefs, identifying how to unlock talent and deliver world-class retouched imagery.
  • Continually develops practices and processes to inspire, disrupt and encourage new ways of thinking that can impact the team, wider function and even the wider business.
  • Work with multiple suppliers and campaign (project managers) to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget but still to the highest quality.
  • Oversea the creation of award entries and case studies to showcase both internally and externally the work the department does, being the champion of the team and distributing it's capabilities to all relevant stakeholders.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • An excellent portfolio that spans various product and fashion brands and/or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience in the creative industry across a plethora of channels; deep expertise in retouch.
  • Experience managing, leading and developing large retouch teams.
  • Experience collaborating with creatives, art directors, designers, photographers, and vendors to seamlessly execute projects.
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, interpersonal, and inter-departmental.
  • Thought leadership: a strong point of view; ability to contribute to the strategic development of a department.
  • The ability to develop, inspire and motivate a team to create and deliver truly remarkable, influential, and impactful work.
  • A solid understanding of media as well as the marketing industry at large; an ability and a desire to adapt to the changing landscape.

Here are some of the perks we offer:

๐Ÿ™Œ Opportunity to work on high traffic, high performing e-commerce systems
๐Ÿค‘ Competitive 'Win Together, Lose Together' Bonus
๐Ÿฉบ Full private medical insurance with no excess
๐Ÿ– 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
๐Ÿ’ป A truly flexible working culture
๐Ÿ‘ฅ A collaborative, creative, and inspiring working environment
๐Ÿ’ฐ Employer pension contributions up to 7%
๐Ÿคฉ Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
๐Ÿฆˆ 50% Gymshark Discount 
๐ŸŽ Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service
๐Ÿฅ‡ Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
๐Ÿ“š Great training and learning resources & 10% time for personal development
๐Ÿ–ฅ Choice of hardware and access to the best software
๐Ÿค’ Paid time off when youโ€™re physically and mentally unwell
๐Ÿงธ Very Generous Family Leave package โ€“ we support you extending your family

GS Campus Perks:

๐ŸŽ Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ Free Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership for yourself and two friends/family
๐Ÿ‘‰ Free monthly massages
๐Ÿ’ˆ Beauty and Barber facilities
๐Ÿš˜ Free on-site parking