Our high quality clothing, footwear, accessories and homeware can now be found in over 500 stores across the UK and Ireland, and in more than 150 franchised outlets worldwide, from China to the Czech Republic. Then there's our famous Directory which, both online and offline, has more than 2.2m active customers.
A FTSE 100 company with group profits of over £470m and more than 45,000 employees, we are now the UK's second largest clothing retailer when it comes to sales. However, it's not just our record of achievement and growth that makes us stand out from the crowd. It's our daring approach in backing new trends, the fashion risks we are willing to take and the fact that we employ some of the brightest people around.
As a Trainee Merchandiser you will work closely with our buyers, designers and global suppliers, you'll play a part in maximising profit during the season. Primarily by working closely with the products to ensure they are in the right place at the right time, in the right quantity and at the right price. Along with plenty of initiative, it's a role that calls for a real head for figures and strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Training & Development
Your training and development will start with an introduction to every part of our business and a Merchandising School. With structured programmes, clear objectives and all the tools you need to do your job, we'll support your individual needs and our specific business requirements. We'll also provide you with your very own trainee manual, which will outline your development path and allow you to record your progress.
Just because you're learning your trade, you don't have to wait to get the benefits you want. So, as well as a competitive starting salary, you can look forward to a great bonus scheme, share-save options, a group pension and 25 per cent staff discount.
Who we want
We'll take it for granted you've the potential and the ambition, but you'll also need the confidence to make your voice heard and share your bright ideas - even at the most senior level.
Whether you join us with a degree qualification or relevant industry experience, it's your passion, commitment and willingness to take risks that will really impress us.