Play-room expands team with new hire

The toy and children's gift division of Associated Independent Stores welcomes Claire Collingridge.
Publish date:
Social count:
Playroom Claire Collingridge.png

The toy and children's gift division of Associated Independent Stores has welcomed Claire Collingridge to the Play-room team.

Collingridge (pictured) takes on the role of product assistant and will be using her experience to help coordinate more in-store activity in members' stores.

In addition, she will also assist in the development of Children's Gift to enhance the current supplier base. Play-room is looking to work with more children's gift suppliers to offer stores a point of difference and improve their margin mix.

Collingridge boasts retail experience across a wealth of stores, as well as working as senior sales associate for Hawkins Bazzar which initially introduced her to the world of toys and gifts. In her previous role to joining Play-room, she developed both the online and physical retail space for Coventry Cathedral.

She has also worked as a visual merchandiser for department stors such as John Lewis, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer.


Featured Jobs

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.


UK Sales Agents

Liberty House Toys have been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for the BiOBUDDi brand, and we are pleased to introduce this new unique, innovative and exciting range of 100% environmentally-friendly toy building blocks. We are seeking experienced sales agents with existing network in the toy retail market.

Gameplan Job Logo 620 x 349

Head of Product Development & Marketing

Our client is a privately owned French toy and games manufacturer which sells through distributors in forty countries. The company develops and sells innovative electronic interactive toys and games for the educational and gaming markets, and also takes suitable licenses. To progress its successful business development a Head of Product Development & Marketing is to to recruited.

HIT Entertainment Job Logo 620 x 349

Licensing Systems Administrator

The Contract System Coordinator is a newly created role to support the deal term entry process into Mattel’s new Contract Management System for its Licensing business. The role will support the Business Teams at the Deal & Amendment phase of the contracting process and act in conjunction with the System Administration team.