Position title
Merchandising Admin Assistant - 9 Month FTC

This role is an exciting maternity cover contract opportunity for an individual looking to kick start their career in the wonderful world of merchandising with Whittard of Chelsea. With 3 days a week in the beautiful Didcot offices, this role would see you joining the brand that is world renowned for their specialist teas, coffees, and hot chocolates.

Whittard sell fan favourite products across the UK and internationally, continuously growing their passionate customer base. In this maternity cover role, for 9 months, you will be supporting the merchandising activities across the Flavoured Drinks, Ceramics, Equipment and Confectionery categories.

  • Updating weekly departmental sales and stock reports.
  • Supporting the Commercial Planning team through ad hoc analysis and day to day management of intake.
  • Managing store and web stock levels.
  • Dealing with purchase orders, store queries and allocation of stock.
  • An interest in starting a Merchandising career.
  • Confident with Excel with good organisational and accuracy skills.
  • A data focused mindset with good time management skills.
The role itself

This is a great opportunity for a graduate, someone with admin skills or someone looking to make an exciting career change! Merchandising for Whittard of Chelsea would see you starting your career in a company with multiple channels to market, so ideal to get some great training from an experienced team and learn in a fast paced environment. With a large and loyal customer base it is vital the product levels are in good supply to meet customer needs and you will work alongside the Senior Merchandiser to support this. Your support in this role will assist the work of a talented and passionate team, allowing you to learn from the best and catapult your career into the rewarding world of merchandising as an MAA.

What the company is like

Since 1886 the brand has expanded internationally and within the UK, investing in cutting edge technology and refreshing their branding to appeal to a much larger customer audience who are thirsty for more. None of this success would have been possible without the people who make the brand what it is today and that’s where this role comes in. You will become part of a community with this hard-working but fun brand, and will benefit from generous holiday allowance, employee discount, bonus schemes, as well as an array of many other incentive-based benefits.

If you would love dive into the wonderful world of Whittard, we are partnering with Niche Recruitment who will be managing the recruitment for this role. Please click apply now to submit your application via their website.

Employment Type
Full-time, Contractor
Duration of employment
9 Months
Job Location
First Floor West, 25 Western Avenue, Milton Park,, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4SH
Working Hours
37.5 hours
Date posted
16th June 2022
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Position: Merchandising Admin Assistant - 9 Month FTC

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