Position

Menswear Ideas Stylist

Thread is a clothing recommendation service and app with a mission to help people feel happier and more self-confident by making it easy to dress well. We use a combination of expert stylists and machine learning algorithms to bring people a highly personalised selection of the perfect clothes just for them – in their size, budget and taste. By doing so we simplify the shopping process, help people to feel more comfortable in their own skin, and enable them to go out into the world with a spring in their step. 

We are looking for someone to join our highly talented Styling team as a Ideas Stylist. The Ideas Stylist position is a unique role, primarily menswear focused but the ideal candidate will also be able to contribute towards womenswear. The chief role of the Ideas Stylist is to help deliver fresh and engaging outfit ideas to our 3m users recommended to them via their Ideas Feeds each week. The ideas feed is a key feature of Thread in which you’ll play a important hand in continuing to scale and deliver outfit recommendations and style advice in the UK and across the US. You’ll have a perfectionists eye for detail and be passionate about helping people to develop a sense of taste. You are excited to deliver industry-leading personal styling. The combination of style-driven AI and personal styling excites you - as it does us. 

This is a full-time position where you’ll join our growing team of stylists, dedicated to shaping the future of clothing. The role is primarily office-based (remote working where government-led restrictions prevent this).

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Representing Thread as one of our talented Ideas Stylists
  • Playing a key role in growing and developing our pool of menswear outfits to provide fresh and inspiring clothing recommendations to our users
  • Working closely with the production lead and team manger to deliver quarterly outfit production and maintenance goals
  • Managing our freelance schedule week to week, accepting hours based on workflow and budget
  • Supporting our freelance team with day to day outfit building challenges, providing regular qualitative feedback and training
  • Generating weekly reports that provide progress updates on our goals and productivity
  • Helping us to scale style advice and inspiring content to millions of users 
  • Contributing to content requests that require featured stylists, these may include comments or interviews to support marketing emails or social media campaigns for both men’s and womenswear
  • Curating collections of exciting new products to share with our users 

What we are looking for from you:

  • Impeccable taste with an instinctive eye for what ‘quality’ means 
  • Extensive fashion and styling experience 
  • Broad knowledge of the fashion industry and talks with authority about menswear 
  • Strong awareness of the relationship between fit, cuts and body shapes
  • Strong awareness of clothes’ technical details. Comes equipped with technical garment knowledge
  • Must have a vast knowledge of brands within the industry, their associated aesthetics, trends and popular culture 
  • Experience working with various customer profiles, aesthetics or styles
  • Ability to think creatively and logically in equal measure
  • Ability to work at speed with precision and without compromising quality 
  • Incredibly organised and reliable, you should be able to successfully manage your own workflow efficiently
  • Ability to adapt to regular updates and changes, and respond productively to feedback
  • Proactive and keen to show initiative/ideas
  • Experience working as part of a team and providing guidance and feedback
  • Complete ease with computer software and learning new skills
  • Proficient working with spreadsheets and generating reports
  • Experience working with metrics and KPIs is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits at Thread:

  • Gain first-hand experience at a fast-growing fashion and technology startup
  • Develop experience and understanding of how fashion is evolving online
  • Develop even stronger men’s and womenswear knowledge through having access to our inventory of tens of thousands of brands
  • Be part of a values-led team that are working hard to create one of the highest quality work-based cultures in the world. Learn more about what we’re trying to do in our culture deck. Informal, non-hierarchical, non-political, sociable work environment, with lots of autonomy and independence
  • A competitive salary and a generous equity stake in the company (you’re working hard to make the company successful, so we believe you should share generously in the reward!)
  • Employee discount
  • Catered team lunches
  • Bespoke benefits platform

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If this role sounds exciting to you, please apply below. If you’re unsure, please still get in touch—we welcome applicants from different backgrounds and would love to hear from you.