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The Company employs 750 staff, ships 4 million orders a year and generates annual sales of £140m. We are growing quickly and sales are forecast to reach £200m within three years.

Sales Support Agents £8.38 per hour

BVG Group is known locally as a fishing tackle business; the reality is that this is a small part of our group. We sell over 25,000 exciting products across Home and Garden, Shoe and Clothing, Sports Nutrition and Home Electrical sectors. We generate 4 million orders a year marketing our products through catalogues, national press advertisements, eBay, Amazon, Groupon and supplying high street retailers such as Aldi.

We already generate sales of £140m per annum which will increase to £200m over the next three years increasing our workforce from 750 to 1000 strong in the process.

We are going places and so could you by joining our team. We are looking for driven individuals to join our fast-paced Customer Contact Centre.

The Sales Support Agent will be responsible for every aspect of our customers' experience, from the initial processing of their order to dealing with any enquiries, by phone, post or via the web.

BVG Group offers excellent promotion prospects and some of the most senior people in our business started work in our contact centre.

Successful candidates will need to be motivated, have excellent communication skills both written and oral and will be able to work under their own initiative. Previous experience in customer service would be a distinct advantage but not essential as full training provided.

Rate of pay is £8.38 per hour with plenty of opportunity to increase with experience.

Standard shifts are between 9am - 5.30pm (Monday to Friday) in a rotating pattern with Saturday work required once every three weeks (paid at 50p per hour premium).

Also, due to our catalogue launches in the USA we now able to offer varied shifts, which can include nightshifts to meet all requirements.

Full time hours are based on 40 hours per week but part time hours, evening/night/ weekend shifts and overtime also available.

There really is something to suit everyone!

For more information, or to apply for this position please call Louise Williams on 01874 612635 or email your CV and covering letter to Louise Williams: louise.williams@bvg-group.co.uk


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Assistant Buyer/Clothing Designer - Menswear £20,000.00 to £25,000.00

An exciting opportunity exists within our Samuel Windsor men's apparel brand for a Graphic Designer / Product Developer based at our HQ in Brecon.

Samuel Windsor markets a range of quality men's shoe and clothing products sold online and via catalogue distribution predominantly in the UK and USA.

Based at our Brecon Headquarters key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Buying Manager with the co-ordination and development of product technical packs using Adobe Illustrator and taking accountability to ensure these packs are delivered complete and on time to minimise sampling lead times.
  • Providing support to the Buying Manager on all administration functions.
  • Generate specifications and bookings for the AQL platform.
  • Communicating with suppliers in Far East confirm details of garment production, critical path and AQL before Ex-Factory.
  • Providing detailed feedback to suppliers on fabric, label and garment submissions.
  • Responsible for the seasonal buy of accessories, identifying and managing your own portfolio of products and suppliers.
  • Working with the Buying Manager to manage the department critical path. You will own and drive the production of critical path.
  • Actively participate in coordinating and presenting the range for sign off and effectively manage elements of the buying cycle, ensuring timely completion of relevant approvals and processes.
  • Interpretation of marketing data to assist in range planning.
  • Developing strong relationships with the wider team within the business including marketing, quality control and accounts.
  • Technically audit bulk products making sure stock presented complies with a commercial approval suitable to BVG standards.

The ideal candidate will have history of product management across Menswear (Formal and Casualwear) in Bangladesh and China. A proven track record of product development. Candidate must have excellent attention to detail, work well under pressure, be highly organised and have first-rate written and oral communication skills.

Technical skills/business skills required:

  • Previous experience in a buying / marketing environment is essential.
  • Experience in designing garment specification is essential.
  • Relevant experience with a major retailer. Desirable.
  • Experience of cost price negotiations and global sourcing. Desirable.
  • Experience of Adobe Illustrator or similar design systems is essential.
  • Microsoft Office skills.
  • Critical Path management. Desirable.
  • Highly organised and self-motivated, accustomed to leading by example and taking initiative.
  • Experience in fit sessions would be an advantage.
  • Experience of interpreting fits into size chart amendments. Desirable.
  • Strong numeracy skills are essential to cost garments, assist in production of PO's and check L/C's.

We offer an attractive salary commensurate to your experience and ideally looking for a garment technician with strong CAD skills ready to step up to the next level in their career.

For more information, or to apply for this position email your CV and covering letter to Robert Burton: robert.burton@bvg-group.co.uk


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Sales Account Manager £23,000.00 to £26,000.00

An exciting opportunity exists for an Account Manager to work in our fast-paced B2B distribution team presenting products and securing business with our ecommerce clients. The post is predominantly based in our Brecon Head Office with occasional trips to London to visit our clients buying team.

Tasks include:

  • Compiling quotes based on latest stock holdings and emailing to clients buying team. Following up on the telephone, negotiating and securing product slots to feature our products.
  • Researching and developing new product ideas for clients. Working closely with our own buying team to procure selected products.
  • Monitoring 'deal' performance.
  • Monitoring competitor's deals.
  • General computer-based administration tasks utilising email, Microsoft Excel and Word, and our company ERP system.

Candidate Profile

Candidates must be of graduate calibre with a willingness to learn, experience in a sales environment would be advantageous. The candidate must have excellent communication skills both oral and written. Self-motivation is key and a desire to succeed is essential. Full training will be provided and there are excellent career prospects for the right candidate.

For more information, or to apply for this position email your CV and covering letter to Vin Bhogal: vin.bhogal@bvg-group.co.uk


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BVG Group Ltd

Brecon Enterprise Park

Brecon, Powys, LD3 8BT

Tel: 0871 911 7008(Calls cost 13p plus your phone company's access charge.)