Wholesale Merchandiser

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Whyteleafe, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Wholesale Merchandiser

Based at our Head Office in Whyteleafe, Surrey (just 15 minutes outside of Croydon, easily commutable from London)

Competitive hybrid working model enhanced by variable core hours

Great benefits that are worth getting excited about!

A great opportunity has become available in our Wholesale team for a Wholesale Merchandiser to join the AS family. We’re on the lookout for someone with experience in merchandising, who has a real hands-on management style and the ability to lead and motivate a team to deliver results.

A bit about Ann Summers…

You might know us as the inventors of the Rampant Rabbit, or even the destination for must-have lingerie and sex toys, and you’re right, but we’re SO much more than that…

We’re an inclusive brand that strives to EMPOWER, lives to PUSH BOUNDARIES, gets kicks off MAKING IT HAPPEN and absolutely LOVES OUR CUSTOMER!

Whether you’re working at our head office, in one of our stores, as part of our warehouse operation or as a self-employed Ambassador, one thing that’s guaranteed is no two days are the same. We’re a unique and diverse brand with phenomenally talented experts – together we inspire to achieve the brand’s global vision.

A bit about the role…

* Look after the wholesale critical path, making sure deadlines are met to ensure department efficiency
* Support the Account Manager in managing partners and maximising trading
* Lead weekly, monthly and seasonal Wholesale performance reviews with the team
* Deliver on department KPIs and maximise opportunities
* Plan for and support in building new wholesale partnerships
* Review seasonal budgets and lead regular business review meetings with our partners
* Keep up-to-date with industry developments and encourage the team to develop their knowledge
* Develop strategic partnerships with key accounts, defining business plans, and finding opportunities to drive growth

We’re looking for someone who has:

* Previous experience in a Merchandising role, in Wholesale or in Core Merchandising
* A natural flair for leading by example, inspiring colleagues to do their best
* Excellent communication skills, able to build effective relationships at all levels
* Strong commercial awareness and exceptional attention to detail
* Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
* A ‘make it happen’ approach and enjoys a fast pace and dynamic environment
* Genuine care for what they do and how well they do it
* An affinity with our brand and is an authentic ambassador of our people values

At Ann Summers we are proud to continue embracing inclusion, diversity, and equality in our every day, supporting our people to be themselves. We are committed to building teams with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and views.

What’s in it for you?

Being part of the AS family offers some fab benefits, not only is it a great brand to be a part of, but not only will enjoy 50% staff discount, but so much more, take a look…

* 33 Holidays (including Bank Holidays) and additional day holiday up to 35 days for each additional year you’re part of the AS family
* Companywide bonus scheme
* Workplace pension
* Life Assurance
* Your Birthday off
* A week off after getting married/civil partnership
* Colleague social activities
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Wellbeing space
* Company perks scheme
* Holiday purchase scheme
* Free onsite car park at HO

We value each one of our colleagues and aim to make Ann Summers a great place to be!

We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further.

Ann Summers complies with all GDPR policies and by responding to this ad your details will be kept on record for a total of 6 months unless expressed otherwise

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