The Toy World recruitment roundup

Published on: 14th March 2019

If you are looking for a job in the toy industry, or wanting to fill a vacancy within your organisation, then read more here. 

Wilton Bradley is looking for a confident and dynamic toy buyer, to manage and oversee its toy division. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing products and brands within the toy industry, and will receive a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, shop discount, online discount and a company-sponsored healthcare scheme.



A vacancy has arisen for a quality assurance technologist at James Galt. Reporting to the quality assurance manager, the successful candidate will assist in the running of the QA department, deputising in the managers absence. Working between the warehouse based in Derby and the company’s head office, they will also ensure the upkeep of the container delivery schedule and oversee inbound deliveries and stock receipts. A competitive salary and a company car are included within the package.

MV Sports is seeking an experienced, dynamic, self-starting and results driven senior national account manager to join its successful team, with a good strategic knowledge of the UK toy/sports sector. The candidate must be a tenacious all-rounder, able to demonstrate the ability to excel at all aspects of account management such as: effective range presentations, promotional planning, negotiation skills, data analysis, product content and stock management. The successful applicant with receive an attractive package including car, bonus and benefits.

Neil Mitchell spent a decade with Shop Direct as a toy buyer, working alongside Andrea Gornall, and it’s widely acknowledged that he played a large part in the success of the online retailer’s toys category. Having been made redundant as part of the major restructuring the company is going through, Neil is now looking for a new role. While considering remaining in buying, Neil is also open to sales or product roles with toy suppliers. To get in touch with Neil regarding opportunities, please email him on or call 07921 836945.

A successful buyer and buying manager with extensive multi-channel experience in e-commerce, high street retailing and home shopping, David White is now looking for new opportunities in the toy buying sector. David has gained substantial buying experience with Waitrose, Superdrug, Robert Dyas, Co-op, Tesco and Freeman’s Home Shopping Catalogue, and is an energetic, conscientious, and creative individual with a strong customer and commercial results focus. His product procurement background includes hard goods and FMCG including toys and nursery. Please contact David on or call 07908153590.

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