CAREER

We take ownership and pride in what we do for our brands. What matters to us is the service and experience we give our customers. Importantly, we care about the quality of our clothes. This means manufacturing garments ethically produced by people we trust and respect.If you are passionate about your work and you got the right attitude, we are looking for you. Please check our open positions below.

FINANCE MANAGER

JOB SUMMARY:
Perform primarily task to oversee financial operations, support management reporting, forecasting, and budgeting as well as providing analytical support in achieving company targets and objectives. Coaching and Mentoring for the purpose of the subordinate’s growth, learning and career development.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Overseeing a team of finance executives’ key deliverables, you are responsible for the preparation, examination, and analysis of variances, and consolidation of financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and internal procedural standards.
• Overseeing and being responsible for finalization of statutory auditing, tax returns, ensuring compliance and corporate tax payment, reporting, and other secretarial and tax requirements (direct and indirect tax).
• Responsible for business operations analytics, trends, and other financial-related functions for ad-hoc project planning and industrial research assignments.
• Involved in annual budget preparation and periodic forecasting (including cash flow).
• Involved in development and implementation, recommendations for improvisation of process and procedures for finance and accounting systems as well as the internal control.
• Liaise with external auditors, company secretary, tax consultant, and other regulatory bodies.
• Overseeing daily collections and payment reconciliations among other ad-hoc assignments with the ability to direct subordinates in their daily work activities.
• Other ad hoc duties/tasks assigned from time to time.

JOB SPECIFICATION:
Physical: Neat, pleasant, articulate, and in good health.
Languages: Fluent in verbal and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Qualifications/Training: Degree holder/Professional membership (ACCA/CPA/CIMA), partially qualified.
Skills: Detailed knowledge of ERP systems, MS Office (ideally with advanced Excel), and retail POS system
Work Experience: At least five (5) years of working experience and one (1) year in a managerial role, preferably in the retail industry.
Disposition: Fast learner, initiative, confident, team player, role model, and a good communicator.

BENEFITS:

EPF & SOCSO contribution, Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Bonus Based on Performance, Staff Discount & Training will be provided.

Salary Range – to commensurate with experience and qualification.

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

JOB SUMMARY:
You will be executing high quality creative assets consistent with our brand guidelines to inspire and attract our target consumer, based on the brand’s market segmentation – ensuring the best omni-channel experience and customer journey. You will also be developing fresh campaign ideas derived from both insight and strategic planning which will help drive value to the business.

Working cross functionally with the various internal and external teams, you will also ensure that an optimum design standard is maintained – in line with the brand’s guidelines, aesthetic, values and vision across all on-groud retail and digital touchpoints.

KEY REPONSIBILITIES:
a. Brand Online/Offline & Corporate
• Create and design various materials for print and digital collaterals to capture the attention of the brand’s audience and communicate the right message across all integrated O2O platforms (marketing and sales collaterals, packaging, window displays, email marketing, print and digital advertising banners etc)
• Collaborating with the digital team to create bespoke visuals that will help amplify the message and drive sales on all of MS. READ’s online stores –aligned with the content strategy whilst maintaining a visual aesthetic that is consistent with the brand identity and design standards
• Continuously reviewing final visual outputs and suggesting/initiating improvements where needed
• Prepare moodboard proposals with clear art direction for planned/on-going campaigns when needed

b. Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube
• Work closely with content to create on-brand and engaging social media assets and ads across all social platforms. This includes minor photography and video editing

c. Quality control & housekeeping
• Carry out post production processes – retouching, colour correction, resizing and manipulation of images when needed to enhance the overall quality of final output
• Work closely with external teams (photographers, print suppliers, GWP suppliers etc) to ensure that the final output of images/printed material are consistent to the brand’s guidelines, standards and expectations
• Practice and maintain a good file preparation/management process of the brand’s creative assets; includes file naming and archiving in the g-drive cloud.

JOB SPECIFICATION:
You are:
• Passionate and responsible in what you do with an eye for details
• Organised and confident working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
• Proactive and have strong planning and analytical skills
• Detail oriented and have a creative competency with a good commercial understanding
• Able to work in a team environment and be a team player while building cross-functional relationships
• Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage it within stringent deadlines
• Flexible and able to learn from constructive feedback

Languages:
Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia (written and verbal). Fluent in Mandarin is a plus
Software Skills:
• Excellent knowledge of Adobe Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Primiere Pro
• Knowledge in After Effects, basic HTML, CSS and other coding languages is a plus
Extra skills we’d love:
• Video editing or basic animation skills
• Photography or fashion styling experience
• Illustration skills

BENEFITS:

EPF & SOCSO contribution, Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Bonus Based on Performance, Staff Discount & Training will be provided.

Salary Range – to commensurate with experience and qualification.

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MERCHANDISER

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• To liaise with supplier on designs, fabrication, comments, samples, and QC.
• Coordinate and work closely with suppliers on order lead time, handling daily problems, and ensuring timely delivery.
• Liaising closely with the graphic design and production team.
• Sourcing and selecting fabrics, trims, fastenings, and embellishments.
• Preparation of supportive documents and samples for seasonal presentation/photoshoot.
• Undertake other duties and responsibilities as may assign by the Management from time to time.
• Passionate and keep abreast with the latest fashion trend and consumer preferences.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Candidate must possess at least a Diploma in Fashion / Graphic Design or equivalent.
• At least 2 - 3year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
• Good fashion sense and knowledge in fashion design.
• Candidates must be creative, resourceful, and willing to take on challenges.
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Must be an effective communicator in both written and spoken English and Mandarin.
• Proficiency in Mandarin (speaking and writing) is needed.
• A team player and able to work independently.

BENEFITS:

EPF & SOCSO contribution, Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Bonus Based on Performance, Staff Discount & Training will be provided.

Salary Range – to commensurate with experience and qualification.

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ADMIN CUM PURCHASING EXECUTIVE

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform general administrative duties and support such as handle incoming calls, attend walk – in visitors, handle all incoming mails and fax, handle incoming and outgoing courier services including transmit the documents items from office to site by mail or courier.
• Manage and up-keep overall cleanliness and tidiness of office areas including ordering of office/site stationaries, supplies, coordinate air-conditioning services, printer services and apply, renew or cancel, phonelines and data packs.
• Make event, travel, activities arrangement; briefing, orientation, attendance, petty cash claim for staffs.
• Provide admin or general office support duties as needed.
• Assist to source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, prices, terms, deliveries, and services with suppliers and/ or subcontractors.
• Coordinate with various departments and suppliers in the purchasing scope of work for projects assigned.
• Prepare and process purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies, procedures and specifications.
• Manage requestor’s requirements to ensure operational need such as goods and service supply, track orders for timely delivery and quality of purchased products
• Maintain complete updated purchasing records/ data and pricing in the system.
• Monitor and coordinate deliveries of all items purchased to ensure that all items and delivered to store/site on time.
• Filling and control all purchase files.
• Liaising and verifying with accounts department regarding invoices, price and delivery acknowledgements.
• Support relevant departments with quotation for the purpose of tenders.
• Assist in accounting matters such as matching of PO, DO, invoices and preparation of payment, documentation and filing.

JOB SPECIFICATION:
You are/have:
• Organised and confident working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
• Pro-active and have good planning skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills with a good commercial understanding
• Able to solve problems as they arise and spot language inefficiencies or mistakes
• Self-motivated and are able to work in a team environment and be a team player
• Able to build cross-functional relationships
• Able to quickly pick-up and learn new technologies, products & systems
• Can thrive under pressure and adapt to changes

Languages:
An impeccable command in both English and Bahasa Malaysia (written and verbal). Fluency in Mandarin is a MUST as this role is required to deal with China suppliers directly.

Education:
Diploma/Degree level in Business Administration or equivalent/relevant degree or certification.

Work Experience:
Minimum 1-2 years proven work experience in supply chain or related.

Skills:
Competent in Microsoft packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

BENEFITS:

EPF & SOCSO contribution, Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Bonus Based on Performance, Staff Discount & Training will be provided.

Salary Range – to commensurate with experience and qualification.

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PRODUCT MERCHANDISER

JOB SUMMARY:
You will have a borderless mindset with the opportunity to impact women across the globe. Responsible for managing the creation of all auri’s product lines, seeing the collections through from initial researching, sketching, and tech packs to the finished product, you will play a key role in the growth and sustainable development of the brand. We are looking for a merchandiser, who is passionate to develop a lifestyle brand that delivers more than just clothing. As a part of the product design & development team, you will be collaborating closely with inter-team stakeholders to set the brand tone, design the product fit strategy and implement the roll-out. This role will report to our Brand Manager.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Design, source, research, plan and develop merchandise for every season.
• Liaise with local and overseas suppliers for raising of samples, production capacity booking, delivery timeline, etc., for all styles and collections to meet with their respective launch dates.
• Arrange the purchasing of fabrics for seasonal use.
• Control costs to meet the planned retail price of the design.
• Candidates fluent in mandarin are preferable as the role requires management of relationships with parties who are mandarin speaking first.
• Perform seasonal reviews for merchandise developed.
• Constantly monitor brands’ merchandise performance.
• Other tasks as and when assigned.

The candidate we are looking for should have:
• A deep grasp of the auri community (Actually, you are the Inspiration), unique proposition, and vision
• A passion for the consumer sector and interest in disrupting it through innovation
• An agile mindset and ability to navigate and thrive in uncertainty
• Good judgment and an ability to think beyond and for the long-term
• Values of an auri CADET 1) Communication, 2) Ardent, 3) Diversity, 4) Ethical, 5) Transparency
• Exceptional communication skills and the ability to lead the direction of a project across teams
• A diploma in Textile/Fashion Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent
• The ability to operate MS Office, Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator
• The ability to communicate in English, Mandarin, and Bahasa Malaysia
• Your own transport and be willing to travel as and when required
• Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply
• 1-2 years of similar working experience (in the particular position of Merchandising)

BENEFITS:

EPF & SOCSO contribution, Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Bonus Based on Performance, Staff Discount & Training will be provided.

Salary Range – to commensurate with experience and qualification.

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VISUAL MERCHANDISE EXECUTIVE

JOB SUMMARY:
We are looking for a creative and driven Visual Merchandiser Executive who is passionate about providing an excellent environment that will enhance the in-store experience for our customer. Your ideas and contribution will be a vital role in increasing the attraction and creating a good impression of our services and products via our offline channels.

Your goal is to convert window shoppers into prospects, drive branding and sales objectives and maximize profitability. You will ensure that an optimum store appearance standard is maintained – consistent with the respective brands’ identity and VM guidelines across all outlets.

KEY REPONSIBILITIES:
• The work proportion is 70% in VM and 30% in design
• Research current lifestyle and industry trends to remain on the cutting edge of visual design and merchandising
• Create appealing and eye-catching visual displays that will attract and lead the customer through the entire store comfortably and effectively
• Weekly change of displays to ensure store freshness and assist in merchandising process for store opening
• Collaborate cohesively with operations, merchandising and marketing team by participating in meetings and store visits to address areas to be improved upon – executing creative product and merchandise presentations from a commercial perspective, in line with company’s expectation and VM direction to establish display strategies and design concepts which promote new product launches and promotional items and reflect festive or seasonal themes
• Assist the VM Senior Executive in coaching and implementing VM training to store staff when needed
• Source and propose of props for store window display related to festive seasons and special collection launches
• Administer and oversee visual images and all VM fixture inventories
within stores
• Supervise/ execute installation with assigned supplier and vendors
• Assist the marketing team on events and roadshow set-up when needed

You are/have:
• Organised and confident working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
• Self motivated and pro-active with good time management
• Eye for detail to ensure all stores appearance to remain consistent,
neat and adhere to the guidelines provided
• Able to work in a team environment and be a team player
• Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage it within
stringent deadlines
• Up to date with latest fashion and market trends

Languages:
Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia (written and verbal). Fluent in Mandarin is a plus

Education:
Diploma in Visual Merchandising, Fashion Merchandising, Exhibition Design, Visual Communications or similar. However, candidates who did not graduate from any of the mentioned courses but have a tracked working experience as a visual merchandiser or in-store visual merchandiser are welcome to apply.

Work Experience:
Minimum 1-3 years proven work experience in Visual Merchandising (including window display and space utilisation), fashion styling or relevant experience in the retail industry.

Software Skills:
• Excellent knowledge of Adobe Suite: Illustrator and Photoshop
• Proficiency in MS Office

Extra skills we’d love:
• Photography or fashion styling experience
• Illustration skills

BENEFITS:

EPF & SOCSO contribution, Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Bonus Based on Performance, Staff Discount & Training will be provided.

Salary Range – to commensurate with experience and qualification.

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SALES ASSOCIATE

REQUIREMENT:

We are looking for a passionate Retail Sales Associate to join our team. The incumbent will be based at various locations within Klang Valley.

Good in English and computer literate.Excellent interpersonal skills in interacting with customers and in meeting their needs.Ability to take direction while working with minimal supervision.Candidate must possess at least a Higher Secondary/STPM/'A Level/Pre-U.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Follow standard of operating procedures and complete all tasks as assigned by the Retail Manager.Maintain cleanliness of the boutique and replenish merchandise as it is sold.Acknowledge customers and be attentive.Maintain proper display of products ensuring they comply with boutique’s image & quality standards.

BENEFITS:

EPF & SOCSO contribution, Annual Leave, Medical Leave, Bonus Based on Performance, Staff Discount & Training will be provided.

Salary Range – to commensurate with experience and qualification.

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RETAIL MERCHANDISER

JOB DESCRIPTION:

1. Retail Merchandising
• Liaison with Franchise partners and Singapore Operations on Merchandise and Markdowns.
• Arrangements for forwarders pickup.
• Managing stock returns.
• Xilnex System updating on related matters.
• Line sheet preparation for Franchise and Wholesale.
• Consolidation of orders/item code creation/monitoring of quantity
distribution.
• Liaison with Product and Warehouse teams on delivery dates and communication to stores.
• Communication and followup on merchandise defect & stock returns.

2. Distribution and Inventory
• Controlling stock levels based on forecasts for the season.
• Managing the distribution of stocks by working with Management in managing gross margins, ordering stocks, agreeing timescales and delivery dates and completing the necessary paperwork with Product Merchandiser.
• Monitoring slow sellers and taking action to reduce prices or set promotions as necessary.
• Managing the efficiency of stocks on hand vs. incoming stocks and executing mark-downs smartly by analyzing product health of each SKU.

3. Sales/Markdown Strategy
• Ensuring the stipulated markdown guideline is followed whilst taking into consideration stock efficiency to hit sales target.
• Proposing most desired outcome to Management for final approval.

4. Budget and Production Planning
• Updating purchase summary, checking/tallying purchase order, production sheet, line sheet, GRN.

5. Report Preparation
• Monitoring of weekly stock balance prepared by Data Analyst for Managing
Director’s review.
• Presentation of weekly sell through reports prepared by Data Analyst for
Retail & Product team meeting.
• Preparation of franchise order summary reports.
• Preparation of monthly write-off reports.

JOB REQUIREMENT:
Candidate should possess the following:

• Commercial awareness.
• Confidence.
• Able to cope with pressure.
• Good team-working skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills,.
numerical skills, IT skills, decision-making skills, organizational skills.
• Able to commence work immediately will be an added advantage.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of a Business or Management Diploma
• 2-3 years relevant work experience

 

CONTENT WRITER

Job Summary:

- As Content Writer, you will be responsible for conceptualizing engaging content for 1 brand’s B2B and B2C communications and providing creative copy solutions across the different
marketing channels. You will be involved in all parts of the content creation process driven by a deep understanding of the brand’s core customer and have the ability to problem-solve with internal and external teams within the business.

- Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Brand Experience & Creative, you will continuously improve the quality and monitor the performances of existing content; flexing between different styles, formats, short blurbs as well as long-form content and catchy headers adhering to the brand’s tone of voice and style guide.

Key Responsibilities:

-Understanding what motivates and influence the buying decision of the brand’s core audience and leveraging social media to build brand loyalty and grow its business.

- Independently gathering information and using data driven insights to maximize content usability – develop and produce original and compelling content across all online and offline channels implemented in the different integrated marketing campaigns, with the help of the in-house creative team

- Working with the digital team on further enhancements for the user experience on desktop and mobile, including optimized search

- Managing existing content -evaluating current content and developing innovative approaches for improvement, performing timely updates, and archiving what is no longer needed or irrelevant

- Working on multiple projects simultaneously, managing tight deadlines and learning based on edits, feedback, and direction.

- Managing brand’s social media accounts – sharing content across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and available blogging platforms.

Additional Responsibilities:

- Collaborating with the relevant teams to create a brand guide or corporate materials -developing and editing content as needed.

- Creating process-related content for corporate’s internal communication when needed 

Job Specification:

You are/have:

- Organized and confident working in a dynamic and fast-paced environmentPro-active and have good planning skills

- Strong written and verbal communication skills with a good commercial understanding

- Able to solve problems as they arise and spot language inefficiencies or mistakes.

- Highly analytical and metrics-driven; you live for the data and are excited to optimize campaigns using these insightsSelf-motivated and are able to work in a team environment and be ateam player.

- Able to build cross-functional relationships

-Able to quickly pick up and learn new technologies, products & systems

- Can thrive under pressure and adapt to changes

Languages:

- An impeccable command in both English and Bahasa Malaysia (written and verbal). Fluency in Mandarin is a plus.

 

Education:

- Diploma/Degree level in Mass Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Creative Writing or equivalent/relevant degree or certification.

 

Work Experience:

- Minimum 1-3 years proven work experience in Advertising, PR/ Marketing, Media, or in a similar role within the retail industry.

 

Skills:

- Competent in Microsoft packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

- Experience in using marketing tools such as Google Analytics etc.

- Good understanding of SEM/SEO techniques for content optimization.

- Good understanding of content execution, content audits, and reporting of SEO results

 

Extra skills we’d love:

- Site mapping and tagging experience is a plus.

- Basic HTML knowledge

Even if you don’t see a current opening that interests you, don’t hesitate to submit your resume. Once something suitable comes up - we will get in touch!