Import Coordinator in Fashion Workie at Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website Fashion Workie

This listing is about Fashion Workie in Manchester, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Here at Pretty Little Thing, we strive to fly the flag for love, equality, and acceptance, working to use our platform to spread nothing but good vibes. Regardless of race, gender, sexuality, style or budget – there’s something for everyone! We want our customers to feel confident in the way they dress and to embrace the way they look. #EveryBODYinPLT is our community that is all about body positivity, equality and supporting each other.

About The Role

We’re looking for an Imports co-ordinator to work in our Imports & Bookings team at Pretty Little Thing, focusing on our Imports. Working alongside our bookings team, you’ll manage international shipments across all modes from our global suppliers, working closely with multiple forwarders and the Buying and Merchandising teams at PLT HQ.

With your keen eye for attention and excellent problem-solving skills, you will oversee daily bookings with our international suppliers, making sure that our stock is booked, shipped and delivered on time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with suppliers from the Far East, Middle East and Europe, ensuring that shipping documents received are processed in a timely manner
  • Liaising with the Buying and Merchandising teams on shipping documents, ensuring that data submitted by suppliers is reviewed by the B&M teams
  • Process shipment dates with various freight forwarders, ensuring product is shipped on time
  • Accurately track shipments and liaise with the warehouse to arrange a delivery
  • Managing the import documentation from suppliers – mainly invoices and packing lists
  • Full ownership of admin tasks, making sure files & documents are clear & organised
  • Preparing documents for clearance through HMRC – Take this out
  • Issuing commodity codes for clearance and maintaining the commodity code database to ensure B&M teams are applying the correct duty rates, beneficial not essential
  • Assist the Import management team with various tasks.
  • Ensure Suppliers are following the correct procedures and flagging any non-compliance around documentation, shipping etc.


  • Good standard of planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders and team members
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks, problems and issues
  • Builds effective and open relationships with all members of the Buying & Merchandising team

Further, the successful candidate will…

  • Thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, pro-actively seeking to understand the wider business environment in which our business operates
  • Ideally already has experience working is a fast fashion environment
  • Have 1-2 years’ experience with customs clearances, HT coding and using duty management systems and CFSP procedures. beneficial not essential – training will be provided
  • Is always an ambassador for the brand.
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by senior management and the HR function
  • Be able to progress your career and learn new skills as our business grows globally and adapts to the changing consumer demands and HMRC legislation.

Health & Safety

  • Fully Understands the fire, emergency and health &safety procedures of the workplace.
  • Ensures that all potential and real hazards are taken care of immediately and are reported appropriately.
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner, within the framework of legislation and workplace specific policies.

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document. On the job training can be provided for the right candidate.

PLT Perks


We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ.

  • Free parking
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free on-site gym with daily classes (due to current restrictions, live PT sessions)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company shares schemes – including a ‘ Save As You Earn’ scheme
  • 40% staff discount (including PLT, Boohoo, Boohoo MAN, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, employee appreciation day etc.)
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare support through the Government
  • Health cash plan
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and grow at work

Smart Working Policy

PLT offers increased flexibility with working from the office and home in the form of our smart working policy. In brief each department has a set amount of days allocated to office time and working from home to ensure you get the best of both worlds.

Equal opportunities

Here at PLT we not only embrace diversity we celebrate it! We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we’re continuing to build an inclusive environment for our employees. We know we are better together, and we will continue to build a team that represents a variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Reasonable Adjustments

PLT want to give everybody the chance to perform their best whether that is during an interview or whilst at work. Should you require a reasonable adjustments please let the talent team know.

Company: Fashion Workie

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here

To apply for this job email your details to