Hayley Martin

Hayley Martin

Recruitment Manager - Fashion

Hayley’s time in fashion has seen her working within the industry for 17 years, 13 of those years have been as a highly regarded Recruitment Manager, where her expertise and knowledge for the industry has seen her work with a number of local and international brands across the fashion spectrum

Hayley completed a BA (Hons) Degree in Fashion, in London which led to her first role within the industry, working in the Buying Office at Debenhams, a large retail group in the UK. The knowledge and experience gained during her time at Debenhams has given Hayley the solid understanding of many functions within a fashion Head Office environment and the flow of product from manufacturing to shop floor. Hayley now uses this expertise to recruit across the functions of buying, merchandising, technical and design roles as well as other functions including wholesale and e-commerce, giving her a high understanding of the fashion industry.

While still in London, Hayley’s career progressed into recruitment where she went on to manage the wholesale, Technical and Design teams for one of the largest retail recruiters in London, Retail Human Recourses plc. After 4 years in this role she decided to emigrate to Sydney Australia and has spent the last 10 years working as a specialist fashion consultant with Scarlett Recruitment. 

Hayley is now the Recruitment Manager for Fashion at Scarlett Recruitment specialising in the Design & Creative area as well as focusing on executive & senior level positions. 

Recent projects include:

Director of Design – Accessories Retailer

Chief Merchandise Officer - International Brand 

Head of Buying -  Youth Fashion retailer 

Creative Director - High End, Luxury Womenswear Label 

General Manager - Corporate wear

Director of Buying & Planning - Iconic Australian Retailer

Brand Manager - Queensland Based Activewear Brand

Head of Design -  Women’s Fast Fashion Retailer

In addition, she has placed numerous Senior Designers, Product Developers and Textile Artists within a variety of sectors including luxury, contemporary, DDS & homewares.