Fashion Recruitment Agencies Directory
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Innova Search - Manufacturing Division
Covers: Nationwide Manufacturing Recruitment Specialists | Contract, Permanent | Salaries from £35k - £100k+
Innova Search - Engineering Division
Covers: Nationwide Engineering Recruitment Specialists | Contract, Permanent | Salaries from £35k - £100k+
Stratton Mills Recruitment
Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £60k
Red Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Covers: England & Wales | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
Aurora Search & Selection
Covers: Uk and Europe wide | Contract, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k
Berry Recruitment - Office and Professional division
Covers: UK wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
Flexible Solutionz Limited
Covers: North West England | Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+
Four Seasons Recruitment
People Marketing Fashion Recruitment
Footwear & Accessories Recruitment
Create Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Most Popular Fashion Job Roles
Most Popular Locations for Fashion
The Fashion Industry is an exciting field to be involved in and is driven by a workforce of passionate individuals who thrive in being at the cusp of the latest trends. Although the industry is typically Design driven, job opportunities can also be found in Admin, Retail, Buying, Sales and Marketing. Due to this diversity, employers will commonly develop relationships with recruitment agencies who can source the right staff for their needs. London is by far the most popular location within the UK Fashion industry, and as such supports a full complement of specialist recruitment agencies.
Sectors within the Fashion Industry
UK Fashion is a significant industry in the country's make-up and directly contributes around £26 billion to the national economy. Indirectly however, it also has a further economic impact of £20 billion through the encouraged spending of fields such as manufacturing, supply and wholesale. This value is supported by nearly 800K employees, with Retail jobs being responsible for the majority of this contribution. Marketing, Media and Fashion Education also generate significant income.
Additionally, Tourism is a further beneficiary of a strong Fashion Sector that has seen London become one of the leading style capitals of the world. This 'brand' or 'image' leads to an influx of tourists every year who are attracted to events such as London Fashion Week and famous shopping destinations including Oxford Street, Covent Garden and Savile Row.
Different job roles and salaries in the Fashion Industry
The vast majority of jobs in the fashion industry are based in London, and salaries here also tend to be higher than in other regions of the UK. Common positions can range from Textile Designer to Administrative Officer. For most junior positions, especially those in Retail, salaries start at about £16K, however more experienced and skilled professionals who have established themselves in the industry can potentially earn more than £80K. These salaries will typically be reserved for staff such as Creative Directors, Art Directors and Senior Buyers. Most, however, will earn salaries of between £20K-£30K.
Qualifications to work in Fashion
In order to enter a Fashion role, higher education is generally expected, however employers will also look for candidates with a creative flair and a drive to succeed. Although there are specific courses for different areas of the industry, a general qualification in a Fashion, Design or Textiles-related discipline is usually sufficient. The Arcadia Group and H&M are two of the fastest-growing employers in the industry, with the former being well-known for a graduate scheme that offers new entrants a viable route into the field. Other companies with well-known graduate schemes include BHS, Matalan and NET-A-PORTER. Recruitment firms will also have access to an array of excellent of job opportunities for Fashion candidates who are looking for a new career.