Assistant Merchandiser - Consumer & Lifestyle

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Buying/Merchandising
  • Post Date: 01/18/2021
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  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

About The Hut Group

THG is one of the world's leading online beauty and wellbeing retailers, home to premium brands such as lookfantastic, Pro Bike Kit, GlossyBox, and Myprotein; all of which are powered by our industry-leading and award-winning technology platform, THG Ingenuity. Our 6000-plus employees represent 66 nationalities and work in offices located in 11 cities around the globe.

Our culture is fast- paced and unique, we recognise great achievements with great rewards. To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey. THG believes in the power of meritocracy. We invest in the development of our people to help everyone achieve their full potential.

About the Division

Consumer is home to THG's heritage sites, that includes brands such as Zavvi, IWOOT, and Pop In A Box - some of Europe's largest online retailers for Licensed Movie Merchandise, Collectables of of all types and Gifting products.

There’s a real passion and drive within our innovative team, to both achieve and be part of something special. This hard working and driven culture has been key to driving rapid international growth. A focus on in-house produce and exclusive products through our print on demand facility, has accelerated evolution of the sites away from traditional entertainment retailers towards growing Merchandise and Collectable markets – an area we plan to continue our investment in. We are looking for creative, innovative, and resourceful people to come and join us on our exciting journey.

About the Role

The Merchandising Assistant role will involve working closely with the category Merchandisers and Senior Merchandiser to support and facilitate informed decisions and maximise availability through tight control of the critical path.

At THG, we encourage and promote growth and exploration within your role and as such, the below list gives only a summary of the role remit:

    Maintenance and control of delivery schedule - updating with confirmed delivery dates and booking references.
    Sending daily Availability reports to Buyers, Traders and Senior Management.
    Producing daily intake and outstanding delivery reports to distribute to Merchandising and Buying teams.
    Working with Merchandiser to raise Purchase Orders on internal systems.
    Liaising with suppliers and Buyers to resolve queries. Updating the system with order feedback – price, barcode, style number, delivery dates and quantity amendments.
    Chasing deliveries of POs in line with expected delivery dates and product launches.
    Monitoring past delivery dates and closing POs accordingly.
    Working closely with the warehouse to arrange reporting and resolve stock issues and delivery discrepancies.
    Uploading packing note details in into the ASN Generator to create Goods-In Advice for the warehouse. Checking the exceptions report and reporting discrepancies to supplier.
    Liaising with Accounts Payable team to resolve invoice queries.


    Organised and self-motivated individual who works well with a wider team as well as using their own initiative.
    Highly numerate with strong analytical skills.
    Good administrative skills.
    Strong verbal and written communication skills with all levels of internal and external seniority.
    Highly flexible to adapt to the needs of a fast paced environment.
    Excel proficient.


    Competitive salary.
    Genuine responsibility from the start of your career at THG.
    Discounted Gym membership.
    Access to onsite doctor.
    Enrolled onto company pension plan.
    Leadership and Development training throughout your career.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.