The Mills Fabrica
Curatorial Executive / Assistant
(HK - Fabrica X Store)

Posted on: 26 January 2024

Company Overview

The Mills is a landmark revitalization project of Nan Fung’s old textile factories in Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong. This is a heritage and innovation project by the Nan Fung Group consisting of 3 pillars- a nonprofit Center for Heritage, Arts & Textiles (CHAT) focused on heritage & community, a retail mall Shopfloor focused on experiential & experimental retail and an innovation center Fabrica.

The Mills Fabrica is a go-to solutions platform accelerating techstyle (an intersection of technology and style – incl. fashion, textile, wearables and apparel) and agrifood tech innovations for sustainability and social impact. The Mills Fabrica runs a VC investment fund, startup incubator, and a co-working space/ lab/ store.

Job openings
Fabrica X, an Impact Retail concept store, is seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to lead the integration of retail excellence. This role requires sourcing sustainable brands to fit Fabrica X’s thematic campaigns to assist the Store Curator’s vision along with fostering strategic partnerships for showcases. As a key member of our startup community, the ideal candidate should be agile, resourceful, and driven by a passion for sustainable design and impactful retail.
 
Some of the key focus of the role:
 
  • Assist Store Curator with the creative and execution process of campaigns and potentially support marketing promotions needs
  • Requires sourcing and liaising with sustainable brands and innovators that best fit the store for a theme/pp-up for showcasing and selling
  • Form an inseparable partner relationship (which may involve deals and negotiations) with sustainable brands
  • Drive communication (content creation) and product knowledge from the store sales team to communicate to consumers to enhance customer engagement and maximize sales
 
Requirements:  
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design/Creative, Business, or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in related fields, candidate with less experience will be considered as an Assistant
  • Strong network within the design-led community, with a track record of successful collaborations
  • Exceptional communication skills, adept at negotiation and building rapport with partners
  • Handle impromptu visits from visitors, partners, and potential collaborators with professionalism and enthusiasm
  • Adapt quickly to changing circumstances in the dynamic startup environment, finding creative solutions on the spot
  • Passionate about emerging innovative knowledge within the textiles/fashion and agri-food industry, share helpful information with colleagues, and provide inspiring creative ideas for work
  • Basic computer skills, illustrator, and photo shooting skills are an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Chinese
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with good stakeholder network and engagement experience
 
The team is sociable, fun, and extremely hardworking. They are passionate about empowering through partnership the innovations that will drive sustainability and create the success stories that will make a difference. This is a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast-moving team. Join us to make a difference in the exciting technology scene!
 
We provide generous compensation and fringe benefits to the right candidate. Please send your resume with salary expected by e-mail: sherin.tang@themillsfabrica.com or by clicking "Apply Now" below (We are an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only be used for selection purpose.)
 

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