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Merchandising Admin Assistant (Intern) Media & Entertainment

  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Salary: £21000 - £24500 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: office support
  • Contact: Finlay Robinson
  • Contact Email: finlay.robinson@handle.co.uk
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 02 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH93193

A fantastic opportunity to join a global leader within media and entertainment! We are keen to speak with Buying/ Merchandising/Business graduates who are immediately available, and who possess a genuine interest in retail.

The role of Merchandising Admin Assistant (Intern), will involve working alongside the Trade Merchandising Assistant. Supporting with the planning and trading of the online Stores with specific accountabilities for the department's administrative processes within the site merchandising function.

You will learn how to effectively manage online merchandising administrative processes to achieve deadlines in the department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in weekly team meeting to review trade and plan for the week ahead. Conduct publishing sweeps across the site to ensure product is on the site which has copy/images/translations
  • Compile lists under the guidance of the Assistant Site Merchandiser, which could be used for new pages on the site, to work with B&M to get the right products and information
  • Take part in site checks and work with the Site administrators to ensure pages are accurate when they stage on the site
  • Continuously review data categorisation ensuring accuracy to maximise customer experience and efficient website navigation
  • Support the assistant site merchandiser in the briefing process for Brand and Image to ensure all assets are available in a timely manner to fit the plans
  • Training & Professional Development
  • Operate with integrity, champion change and be a good ambassador Demonstrate an awareness of others, offer support, share knowledge and be a team player
  • Take ownership of your professional development through regular career conversations with your line manager and utilising all available learning resources
  • Proactively suggest ways to improve departmental performance and processes

Experience & Professional Qualifications required

  • You must be proactive in embracing this learning opportunity. You will be expected to take on a great deal of responsibility and will need to demonstrate a flexible and dedicated approach to work. The skills you possess will include accuracy, attention to detail, effective communication and excellent presentation skills alongside an enthusiasm for online merchandising and knowledge and passion for the brand.
  • We welcome applications from students of Buying and Merchandising or Business related undergraduate courses who demonstrate the above commitment and who are passionate about Retail.

Skills Required

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good time planning and organisation skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • An analytical and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Additional Information
  • Some travel may be required, depending on the departments needs
  • To contribute to ad-hoc projects as the business requires

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.