Established in 1981 with a single store in the Northwest of England, the JD Group is a leading omni-channel retailer of Sports Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues and over 3,400 stores across several retail fascias in over 30 markets around the world.

JD Sports Fashion Plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 and has been a FTSE100 publicly quoted company since 2019 and continues to grow in the UK and internationally.

We want to be the leading global omnichannel retailer in the sports and outdoor industry. To be a part of this successful company and help us to achieve this you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people-led, innovative and customer-focused organisation which provides operational excellence whilst identifying new areas of growth as part of our day to day objectives.

Role Overview:

As part of the in-store team, you will provide visual support to the store, engaging our customers by creative product placement and utilising the latest fashion trends. You will create window and in-store displays whilst maximising store profitability through enticing visual concepts.

Merchandising

  • Following a weekly visual merchandising brief and applying this in your store.
  • Attract, engage and motivate customer into making purchases by using the most advanced visual techniques.
  • Ensure that mannequins, displays, and windows are alternated through the seasons and the events of the retail calendar.
  • Set up and monitor in-store promotions through the use of POS.
  • Analyse Oracle figures to assist you in product placement and floor moves.

Training & Development 

  • Provide training and assist with team development on merchandising and display.
  • Ensure that weekly development takes place to fill future roles.
  • Communicate and provide feedback to Town Merchandiser on visual merchandising activity in store.

General

  • To work in a highly professional manner, leading by example at all times.
  • Conducting your work in a safe and responsible manner at all times.
  • Promote a high standard of hygiene, cleanliness, and maintenance in line with company procedures.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge Needed

  • Visual Merchandising or Retail Experience is Advantageous.
  • Excellent Time Management Skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be creative, imaginative and have a flair for fashion.

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount On JD Group and other brands within the organisation
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of you applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.

 

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