Commercial lead

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated
Twelve is a production innovation company that researches and develops ways of solving problems of the fashion industry. Twelve’s pilot factory, operating in Helsinki, works as a launching platform for faster, more sustainable and data-driven fashion brands.

Twelve is looking for a new commercial lead


Do you want to run a sustainable fashion brand? Saima Helsinki is a Finnish clothing & accessory brand owned by Twelve, launched in Fall 2020, that produces all of its products at Saima-owned factory in Helsinki.


We are looking for a professional who has the ability to grow sales, brand reach and product portfolio, following Saima’s unique production-driven working model.


As the commercial lead, you are responsible for:

  • Brand commercialization and sales

  • Marketing, content creation and brand identity

  • Product development, together with the design team

  • Coordination of offering, together with the production team


We expect you to have the following skills:

  • Ability to independently and proactively direct your work, befitting a startup environment

  • Proven organisational skills: you function as an ever-communicating member of an organistion, consisting of a multi-industrial background. You have the ability to proactively communicate needs, work status, blocks and suggested solutions.

  • Understanding of the principles of production-driven design

  • Understanding of the principles of commercially driven design & collections

  • Ability to draft, understand and follow budgets

  • Ability to analytically direct your work, measuring and tracking progress / results

  • You either represent or fundamentally understand Saima’s target audience

  • Ability to produce commercially driven text content


You work in direct supervision of the CEO. You will be supported by a design team, a production team and a network of subcontractors.


You will be offered a 3 month full time employment contract, after which results and continuation will be evaluated.


Saima Helsinki is a part of the Twelve group. Twelve researches and develops modern production methods of the fashion industry. Company main site of operations is located in Helsinki.


Please include the following segments in your application:

  • CV

  • Your story

  • Mood board of Saima by your own design

    • The mood board may follow an open format. It should describe how you personally see Saima and what a Nordic productional fashion brand should, in your opinion, say.


Hobbyist or higher level design skills are highly valued but not mandatory

Track record with Shopify is valued


More information is provided by:


Ville Hulkko

CEO

+358 40 770 0010

For more information or questions please contact us at info@saimahei.fi or phone number +358407700010

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Equity package
Equity package

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Skill development
Skill development

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New tech gear
New tech gear

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Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Gym access
Gym access

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Working at
Twelve

Twelve is a production innovation company that researches and develops ways of solving problems of the fashion industry. Twelve’s pilot factory, operating in Helsinki, works as a launching platform for faster, more sustainable and data-driven fashion brands. Twelve operates through: - A rapid made-to-order / microbatched production cycle, following an Uber-like operations model - Owned consumer brands, such as Saima, launched September 2020 - Direct-to-consumer fulfilment model, supported by chosen agile retail partners

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