Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


The Business:

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger, which in October 2015, brought together YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP; the two companies had revolutionized the luxury fashion industry since their birth in 2000. Since June 2018, the Group is subject to the management and coordination of Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an unrivalled offering including multi-brand in-season online stores NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER, and multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all “Powered by YNAP”.

Uniquely positioned in the high growth online luxury sector, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP has an unrivalled client base of more than 3 million high-spending customers generating around 1 billion visits worldwide. The Group has offices and operations in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Japan, China and Hong Kong and delivers to more than 180 countries around the world.

The Role:

The Corporate Communications team are now seeking a talented Communications Manager to join the team based in our offices in Westfield.

You Will:

Lead, manage and deliver core components of the corporate communications programme for YOOX NET-A-PORTER, including delivery of strategic news flow for the Group across earned and owned channels – integrated comms approach

Be responsible for the day to day running of the Press Office

Handle incoming media queries including developing responses, obtaining internal approvals, and liaising with PR agencies as necessary

Relationship build and have an on-going dialogue with the brands and other internal teams to drive corporate story-telling, proactively identifying opportunities and leading delivery of activity to ensure a sustained drum-beat of corporate news including press release development

Have oversight of systems that monitor and track group media relations activity including media monitoring, media relations calendar, ensuring other teams within corporate communications are kept abreast of key activity

Be responsible for development of integrated digital and media relations communications plans including developing content for owned channels

Be the key liaison with the Italy communications team and other global teams (where relevant) producing global toolkits when required

Work with Global Head of Media Relations on the development of materials to support financial calendar activity, working with the brands to identify key newsflow for the period

You Have:

Degree level education or equivalent

Excellent written and verbal communication skill

Experience in corporate media relations gained in agency or in-house environment

Experienced media handler, demonstrable experience building relationships with media and well-versed in leading campaigns to drive corporate profile

Experienced in crisis and issues management

Italian language skills desired but not essential

Experience in media relations for the retail or tech industries

Experience in digital communications

Experience in project management

Strong interpersonal skills to manage stakeholders inside and outside the company

Strategic thinker with strong analytical and organisational skills

Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines


Here are just a few of the amazing perks you will receive as an employee at the YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group:

Our famous Staff discount

Exclusive staff sales

Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme

Matched contribution pension

Multi-purpose insurance

Eye-care vouchers

To Apply:

From the moment you walk through our doors and join the YOOX NET-A-PORTER team we are committed to making your journey with us inspirational and evolutionary.

If you are passionate, committed and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, then please apply with a CV

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

For further information: | LinkedIn: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP | Instagram: @YNAP|

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