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Careers and Internships


Who we are:


Ottoman Hands is an independent jewellery brand that fuses Eastern and Western design to create handcrafted, sustainable jewellery.

Founded by Deniz Gurdal in London’s Portobello Road in 2010, the brand has organically grown and has now become the stars’ favourite, featured in blockbuster shows such as Emily in Paris, Game of Thrones, and Sex Education.

Our small team is now based in East London’s Whitechapel road, where we design small batches of unique jewellery, created by hand in our Istanbul workshop. 


Ecommerce & Marketing Executive (Maternity cover / Full time)


About This Role:

We're excited to welcome a passionate Ecommerce and Marketing Executive to our close-knit team, helping to drive our expanding ecommerce business forward. Here are the details:

- One Year Maternity Cover, Full Time (with potential to become a permanent position)

- Hybrid Working

- 35 hours per week | Hours 10:00 – 18:00

- Perks including jewellery allowance, Staff Discount

- 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays


Key Responsibilities:

In the role as the Ecommerce and Marketing Executive, you will work with a fun and collaborative in-house ecommerce team. You will work across three main areas across Product, Promotions and Operations with several key responsibilities within those areas, including:


  • You will be ensuring products launch on time, merchandising our site to optimise/ increase conversion and AOV, and identifying opportunities of growth. 
  • You will collaborate closely with our Head of Digital to ensure all product launches and digital operations run smoothly.
  • You will support our in-house Ecommerce operations and Customer Service when required.
  • Drive the optimization of our website to ensure a seamless customer experience and maximize online sales through effective product management, site optimization, and content creation using data-driven insights. 
  • Execute dynamic multichannel marketing campaigns leveraging data, PR, and influencer partnerships.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with our brand’s social media and affiliate partners.
  • Stay updated with current trends and competitor behavior in the industry to inform and enhance our marketing strategies. 



We're seeking a self-motivated, confident, and seasoned all-rounder with a background in ecommerce and marketing. This role offers a rare opportunity to join a dynamic business during an exciting phase of international market expansion.


In this role you will need:

  • To be digitally savvy
  • Knowledge of Shopify or similar ecommerce platforms
  • Excellent PR and people skills
  • Ideally a marketing or business degree
  • Experience within an ecommerce retailer or consumer brand (ideally 2 years minimum in a relevant role)
  • Knowledge of social media, paid ads and influencer marketing
  • Knowledge of SEO, CRM, Google Analytics is a bonus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills at all levels
  • Strong team player mentality
  • Ability to be organised and multi-task
  • Genuine passion for marketing and staying ahead of industry trends.


How to Apply:

Please contact us at with your CV and a short cover letter to let us know why you would be right for this role.

Join us in shaping the future of Ottoman Hands as we continue to make waves in the world of jewellery and beyond. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!



Wholesale Account Manager (Freelance / Full time)


About this role:

Are you a highly motivated account/ sales manager looking for an exciting job opportunity within a sustainable fashion jewellery brand?

If so, we are looking for the newest addition to our small team, a dedicated Wholesale Account manager to help us grow our wholesale business at this exciting time of growth.


What You’ll Be Doing:

As an Account Manager you will be responsible for managing our existing customer relationships and developing new business.

  • Identify and develop new accounts and markets areas for growth
  • Creating a strong and focused seasonal and yearly sales action plan
  • Organising and leading all buying meetings
  • Agent management- ensure that targets are met, orders/ deliveries are organised, samples are sent, commissions are authorised 
  • Working to customer deadlines with suppliers, managing the critical path and communication
  • Devise and execute individual business plans to maximise the brand’s growth and development

What we’re looking for:

With a proven background in fashion/ jewellery account management, a passion for developing business and an entrepreneurial spirit, you will relish the chance to manage your own projects and accounts. 

  • Proven experience in the following day-to-day activities: client service, sales strategies
  • The ideal candidate will have strong contacts in the UK and internationally in fashion and jewellery markets
  • Highly motivated, detail and results driven. Adaptable and able to make an immediate impact
  • Confident, organised and dynamic with good initiative

Desired Skills:

  • Candidate must possess the ability to thrive in a small business culture
  • Must be able to identify gaps for continuous improvement and contribute to meeting revenue targets
  • Knowledge of Zedonk is essential and G Suite, Asana, and Slack is beneficial
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills


Key Benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays 
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Generous jewellery allowance
  • 50% friends & family discount 


This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and ambitious individual who has a passion for sustainable jewellery. 



E1 Studios, London, E1 1DU


    Please contact us at with your CV and a short cover letter to let us know why you would be right for this role.


    We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to celebrating diversity and forming an inclusive culture that values uniqueness and growing together as one. We recognise the importance that diversity brings to our business and office environment. We actively encourage your application as we value the real you and are excited to see what you can bring to the OH team. 



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