British Heart Foundation

Merchandiser - Furniture & Electrical (Maternity cover contract)

Competitive + benefits
14 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
1532 (700150)~
Full Time
Contract Type

Coronary heart disease is the UK's single biggest killer. For over 50 years our work has been central to the discoveries of vital treatments that are changing the fight against heart disease.

Our award winning retail division is the largest and most successful charity retailer in the UK comprising of 562 Fashion shops, 175 Furniture shops and together they help deliver a profit of over £29m a year in the fight for every heartbeat. We have 3,300 staff and over 23,000 volunteers across the BHF.

Based in our Northampton office as part of our New Goods Buying & Merchandising team, a maternity cover vacancy has arisen for the position of Furniture and Electrical Merchandiser. You will be responsible for managing the product and range life cycle of the new goods offer from initial planning and analysis right through to store distribution. Working closely with the Buying team you'll manage the merchandising team to deliver incremental profits for the British Heart Foundation.

The successful applicant will have previous experience at merchandiser level gained in a Head Office retail environment. You'll be commercially astute, have excellent analytical, management and communication skills and be passionate about retail.

To apply for this role please use the apply button to be redirected to our website. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria. Please note we will only accept applications via this method.

Please note this is a maternity cover contract until February 2018