Merchandiser
Location: Kemble/Work from Home
Salary: £27,000 - £32,000
Expires: 01/02/2022 23:59

This role is predominantly working from home, but you will be required to work 5-8 days per month from our office in Kemble.

Searching for your next adventure? Looking to join a growing company with great prospects? Then come and join our Merchandising team as our new Merchandiser! Outdoor and Cycle Concepts is made up of the well-known high street brands Cotswold Outdoor, Snow + Rock and Runners Need, and together we dedicate our time to encouraging everyone to enjoy the outdoors sustainably.

As a business we are uniquely positioned, supported by world leading brands, to encourage everybody to get outside. We’ve already supported millions of customers to take advantage of their new love for the outdoors during lockdown and we’re there to support the nation with staycation UK. As you can tell we have big ambitions for the future and our people play a big role in achieving those ambitions.

You will become part of our outdoor family - we invest in our talent and will help you conquer your goals.

Applications from all genders and backgrounds are encouraged.

O&CC aims to be an inclusive employer, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background leads to a better organisation for our employees and customers, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that leverage diversity, allowing us all to flourish and keep our business growing.

Be bold. Be brave. Join us!

Please note this role is a fixed term contract until June 2022. We are happy to discuss flexible working with applicants but the role will be 32 - 40 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing all merchandising processes associated with your product categories, ensuring ranges are planned to maximise sales and profitability
  • Working with Buying colleagues to deliver market leading ranges within budget
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers and colleagues, leading regular performance reviews
  • Effective line management, coaching and mentoring to maximise the potential from your team

We want to make sure that you have everything you need to be successful in this role. In general this means we would like you to have;

  • Merchandising experience with strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with supplementary experience coaching and mentoring others
  • Accuracy and efficiency
  • Strong IT skills, especially comfortable with advanced Excel formulas and functions
  • Understanding of our varied customer type and how we can help them achieve their ambitions

Salary & Benefits

We believe in giving our colleagues a package that is more than just base salary. So here is our chance to show you what we offer:

  • Base salary of £27,000 - £32,000 pro rata
  • Staff discount which provides discounts of about 40-50%
  • Pension scheme
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Bonus scheme which rewards company and personal performance
  • Opportunity to take on an apprenticeship
  • Discounts with our partners such as the National Trust
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Here at Outdoor and Cycle Concepts we believe people are happier when they escape outside. Are you ready to join our team and inspire the nation?

This advert may close early if sufficient applications are received.

Benefits

  • Employee Discount
  • Pension Contributions
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Up to 33 Days Holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays