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Internal use only - Grade J

About us.

We are The Very Group and we’re here to help families get more out of life. We know that our customers work hard for their families and have a lot to balance in their busy lives. That’s why we combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options on Very.co.uk to help them say yes to the things they love. We’re just as passionate about helping our people get more out of life too; building careers with real growth, a sense of purpose, belonging and wellbeing.

About the team.

We're seeking a Category Admin Assistant to join our Gifts and Beauty team which covers brands and product types across Personal Care, Gifts, Beauty and Fragrance. 

This is a really exciting time for our Beauty category as we are focusing on a new strategy and your role will be pivotal in curating a credible assortment that our customers love with relevant brand onboarding and dedicated Beauty marketing plans. 

You would work with large well known brands such as Dyson, GHD, Elemis and Marc Jacobs. 

About the role.

  • Implement and process all supported promotional communications and on-site execution.
  • Utilise pricing tools to assist the category in market analysis and contribute to pricing recommendations under supervision.
  • Co-ordinate the end-to-end product setup process from initiation to launch, ensuring all administrative tasks are completed efficiently.
  • Ensure all range and availability data is accurately input whilst working with supply chain and suppliers to ensure stock levels and on-sale administrative tasks are carried out accordingly.
  • Generate routine reports for the category team and external partners, providing administrative support and data analysis as needed.
  • Development and Progression opportunity – aid in sourcing process for new suppliers or brands, selection and range development, while learning about forecasting, trading, and promotional strategies.

About you.

  • Solutions and delivery focused, a decision maker who can work under pressure, obsess over the customer, and make the right choices to benefit their experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Champions what is right for the business, team and customer.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Some of our benefits.

  • £250 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Udemy learning access
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk

How to apply

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you will be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS, Right to Work checks and if a specific requirement of your role a DBS (criminal records) check. Should your application progress we require you to let the team know if there is anything you need to disclose in relation to any of these checks prior to them being undertaken, including any unspent criminal convictions.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person or held remotely.

You can expect a one-stage interview process for this position:

1st stage - A one-hour formal interview where you can expect both competency and technical questions. This can be held either in-person or remotely.

As an inclusive employer please do let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments.

If you'd like to know more about our interviews, you can find out here.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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