Check out the latest roles added to Toy World’s recruitment section

Published on: 14th June 2023

Canal Toys, Wow! Stuff and Huffy are the latest companies advertising to fill vacancies through Toy World’s popular recruitment section. 

Canal Toys is seeking a senior national account manager for the UK office, to build and develop Canal Toys’ sales across a portfolio of key UK retailers. The role will involve building and managing retailer relationships, formulating sales/business plans, forecasting, inventory management, professional presentation of products and internal reporting accountability.

Flexible working arrangements are on offer, with the successful applicant required to visit the company’s York headquarters 2-3 times a month depending on the business requirements. Applicants will ideally have a minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in a toy industry retail account management role, dealing with large customers with a hands-on approach. Experience in Girls, Arts & Craft or Youth Electronics sector would be advantageous.

To find out more and apply, click here.

Wow! Stuff is looking for a creative and enthusiastic packaging designer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of packaging material across the Wow! Stuff portfolio working in categories such as toys, games, novelty gifting and role-play.

The packaging designer will report directly to the head of Product Design and will be responsible for owning the packaging design and development from concept through to production. They will be working closely with the product designers (design managers), key stakeholder, Far East team and licensors to ensure best in class packaging.

To find out more and apply, click here.

Huffy is recruiting a UK & Ireland sales manager. The successful candidate will be the sales lead in the UK with a core focus on the Huffy and Licensed brands. They will lead the development and execution of the sales strategy with responsibility for defining key customers, range plans, promotional execution and new business development.

The new sales manager can look forward to working in a fast paced and stimulating international environment as they help build a leading bicycle business in the EMEA.

To find out more and apply, click here.

Our recruitment section also includes the following roles:

  • Epoch is seeking a Field Sales Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for a South Eastern Territory for the Company covering Norfolk, Suffolk, Kent, Cambs, Beds, Essex, Herts and London.
  • On behalf of its client, Kids Brand Insight is looking for a Senior National Account Manager (UK & Ireland) with 7+ years of experience to build the offline channel across the UK & Ireland.
  • Tomy currently has an opportunity for a Junior Product Manager to join its New Product Development Team in Brooklands.
  • Maped Helix is looking for a Sales Agent to represent the Helix, Oxford and Maped brands across the independent toy, gift and stationery trades within the South-East (including London).
  • Gibsons is seeking a hands-on National Account Manager to deal with national accounts for B2B customers including John Lewis, Waterstones, WHSmith, Amazon Vendor and Waitrose to win new listings and meet UK sales targets, KPIs and P&L responsibilities.
  • Moose Toys is looking for a Brand Manager to manage the development and implementation of the brand and trade strategies for all allocated Moose brands and licensed products. The company is based in Cornwall and there is a hybrid work-from-home policy.
  • Wonderful is looking for a Brand Manager for its client, one of the country’s leading character toy companies with prestigious brand collections including Peter Rabbit, Paddington Bear and Winnie-the-Pooh. The role is 3-4 days a week in the London office and two days per month in the  south coast office, as well as visiting licensors, customers and events.
  • Oops is looking for an International Sales Representative to seek new business opportunities. Oops Global SA supplies Butterfly branded scholastic, baby and lifestyle products to customers around the world. Candidates must  be able to travel as the job is hybrid and Switzerland is where the company’s international headquarters is based.
  • Gameplan is looking for an International Sales Manager, on behalf of a client – one of the UK’s largest independently owned designers and manufacturers of children’s toys. They will be responsible for direct sales to retailers and sales to distributors in the territories Benelux, GAS, Poland, Ukraine and the Czech Republic.
  • Eolo Toys is seeking a Key Account Manager. The company’s product line spans from outdoor toys and feature plush to electronic toys and licensed products from Disney and Marvel. The Key Account Manager (KAM) for the UK and other potential markets is a critical role that involves managing relationships with key accounts, driving sales growth and achieving business objectives.


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