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Showroom Operations Manager

Listing ID: 1313913

Showroom Operations Manager

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: PAPER MACHE TIGER
Location: North London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 1 day
About: Established in 2008, Paper Mache Tiger is a fashion sales and communications agency specialising in integrated solutions for quality fashion brands. In 2016, Paper Mache Tiger launched it's first retail store and cafe.

Paper Mache Tiger has an exciting opportunity for a highly organised and systematic individual to join a dynamic and fast-paced multi-brand fashion showroom and studio space.

The diverse role involves a number of responsibilities that ensure the smooth running of the London studio, office and showrooms in London and Paris. 

The position requires an enthusiastic and hands on individual to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of running a busy fashion showroom and store space.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Office management, ensuring the smooth running of the office and studio space, re-ordering any supplies and managing the general upkeep and appearance of the space 
  • Courier Management, handling shipping and deliveries, advising on customs and duties and ensuring that all deliveries are tracked and monitored 
  • Showroom diary management – liaising with all departments to ensure the space is organised, dates are confirmed and all showroom equipment is accounted for. 
  • Health and Safety Management, overseeing risk assessments, booking external contractors and handling the insurance and company policies to ensure a safe working environment. 
  • Assisting with the organisation of events within the space – inc. sourcing caterers, suppliers, contractors and helpers 
  • Supplies management e.g. – re-ordering day to day kitchen, bathroom supplies, office supplies, showroom supplies to fit the needs of the business and keep within budget
  • Research and sourcing for London showroom equipment and store fittings and equipment 
  • IT and devices management, working with our external IT company on any troubleshooting,
  • Working closely with the Sales Department and Company Directors to assist where needed across the business
  • Assisting in managing all showroom operations and logistics between London and Paris (when applicable)
  • Assisting in managing showroom helpers and models during sales -  including model casting
  • Leading the assemble of showroom displays, and managing floor plans effectively
  • Managing the maintenance and general up-keep of the store space (helping with any shop floor moves, re-merchandising and rebuilds) – May include heavy lifting and manual handling
  • Storage and inventory management in both London and Paris storage locations. Ensuring detailed knowledge of stock and equipment for each season
  • Invoice, budget and receipt management, working closely with the director and our external accounting company.
  • Travel Management for the whole company – inc. sourcing and booking transport and accommodation
  • Administration assistance – inc. assisting the Director with admin tasks and calendar management   


  • Experienced in a varied and diverse showroom operations management role
  • Available to travel internationally
  • Extremely organised with a logistic mind
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking
  • IT savvy knowledge
  • Strong sense of initiative and can-do attitude
  • Very good project management and organisation skills
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and maintain workloads independently
  • Ability to problem-solve, and be resourceful
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Confident using Microsoft Office


Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.

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Available to travel internationally. *

Excellent communication skills and IT savvy. *

Extremely organised with a logistic mind. *

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