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The latest Toy World recruitment round-up

Published on: 9th February 2021

Toy World brings you a round-up of our recruitment section for anyone currently seeking a new opportunity.

With new listings from Wilton Bradley, and new company DKB Toys, the very latest roles advertised are detailed below.

Wilton Bradley is looking to fill two vacancies.

In the first instance, the company is seeking a Wheeled Toy Buyer. A key driver of the company’s success has been the growth of its wheeled toy category, which continues to expand globally. As a result, Wilton Bradley is seeking a dynamic Buyer that will bring experience and knowledge of the toy industry along with an enthusiastic approach. The successful candidate will manage and oversee the wheeled toy category, developing new product ranges and optimising sales potential. Travel to attend UK and overseas trade shows will be required.

To find out more and to apply for the Wheeled Toy Buyer role, click here.

Wilton Bradley is also looking for a Toy Buyer. The company continues to expand globally, and as a result is seeking a candidate with proven experience and knowledge of the toy industry. The successful candidate will manage and oversee multiple categories, lead negotiations and manage supplier relationships, analyse and maintain stock levels to optimise sales, maintain and update pricing and product data, and ensure company margin requirements are achieved. Travel to attend UK and international trade shows and visiting suppliers will be required.

To find out more or to apply for the Toy Buyer role, click here.

DKB Toys is one of the newest toy companies to hit the UK. It’s the UK subsidiary of Canada’s Everest Toys, one of Canada and North America’s most successful and established toy wholesalers, which acquired HMV in 2019. Everest Toys currently sells into Walmart, Target, Walgreens and more, and DKB is set to bring these products to the UK market. Based in London, the company shares offices with HMV.

DKB has a fantastic opportunity for an Account Manager to join the team at this exciting stage of the company’s growth. Reporting directly to the MD of DKB Distribution, the role will be home-based but will require regular visits to the office.

To find out more about the DKB  role and to apply, click here.

Playmobil is seeking a Territory Sales Manager. The vacancy is to cover the South East region, predominantly London and the surrounding areas, managing an existing portfolio of retail accounts, many of which are Toymaster members, plus several key retail accounts in the area.

Candidates should be proven and proactive salespeople with an energetic and enthusiastic attitude, ideally from toys or related categories; however, candidates from other categories with a good level of sales experience and a proven track record in building strong relationships with retail accounts may be considered.

To find out more about  Playmobil’s requirements and to apply, click here.

Recruitment options

Further roles are advertised on the Toy World website and daily newsflash, where job seekers are advised to check the recruitment section regularly for the latest vacancies. There are currently also roles advertised at Simba Smoby UK, Geomag, Hasbro and Asmodee.

Companies looking for staff can place ads tailored to individual specifications online within 24 hours and enjoy daily exposure on Toy World’s popular email newsflash, plus front-page visibility on our website for the duration of the ad placement. Print ads are also available.

To discuss your requirements, get in touch with Mark Austin mark@toyworldmag.co.uk.

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