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Emily Heap

Freelance Business Dev, Sales & Partnerships | ex Harvey Nichols, eBay, British Fashion Council
Portfolio website
https://infrontof.co.uk/
About

10+ years experience in Fashion including Head of and Senior Business Development roles in E-commerce and Marketplaces, specialising within the luxury fashion industry. Key skills in new business acquisition and BD. Expert in driving commercial growth, strategy planning, financial forecasting, client acquisition and retention and project managing and consulting on partner integrations and launches. Proven track record of identifying new revenue streams, creating commercial pipelines, driving sales teams and building strong and meaningful strategic partnerships. Several accolades through personal acquisition of large fashion brands onto major marketplaces, GMV and revenue growth.

Previous Brands
British Fashion Council
eBay
eBay
Harvey Nichols
Harvey Nichols
iInsure365 Ltd
Arcadia Group Ltd
SMCP - Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot
IN FRONT OF LTD
Work Experience
Director
Jul ‘22 - Now
IN FRONT OF LTD

Specialist advisory and consultancy firm working with start-up, fashion-tech and marketplace clients to provide freelance business development, sales & partnerships. Clients: Archive Resale | Contact Creatives | Proexca - Government of The Canary Islands | SERVICE95 - Dua Lipa | The London Embroidery Studio | The Seam | RUUBY | NIFT (Need it for tonight) Worked as; Strategic Partner Consultant/Commercial Consultant/Commercial Director/Business Development Consultant for the above clients on a freelance basis.

Head of Commercial Network
Oct ‘21 - Oct ‘22
British Fashion Council

UK Lead; Fashion Acquisition & Business Development
Jan ‘21 - Oct ‘21
eBay

UK Acquisition Manager
Nov ‘20 - Jan ‘21
eBay

Senior Marketplace Account Manager
Jul ‘18 - Nov ‘20
Harvey Nichols

Womenswear, Accessories & Beauty

Marketplace Account Manager
Apr ‘16 - Jul ‘18
Harvey Nichols

Womenswear & Accessories

Sales Director
Nov ‘14 - Mar ‘16
iInsure365 Ltd

Visual Merchandising Manager
Sep ‘14 - Nov ‘14
Arcadia Group Ltd

Sales
Oct ‘13 - Sep ‘14
SMCP - Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot

Languages
English - Native
Location Preference
To be discussed
Work Pattern
Full-time
Part-time
Employment Preference
Freelance Assignments
Hourly Consulting
Permanent Positions
Education & Training
Loughborough University
BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art and Design)