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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

To support the Own Brand team in delivering the business Strategy & Commercial targets.
Setting up all web New Product Development’s on Superdrug systems through populating the online template and liaising with Suppliers and internal teams.
Liaising with the web team to ensure all existing Superdrug products and offers are displayed and that information, images and hierarchies are up to date and impactful.
Ensuring all existing and new Own Brand products are set up on Brandbank. Managing any queries regarding the Brandbank account.
Liaising with Marketing team and Suppliers to support specific Marketing activity e.g. Sampling, Staff giveaways, Superdrug Insiders, Online.
Project managing Own Brand involvement in key events such as Press Shows, Supplier Conferences and Christmas Conferences.
Ensuring PPFs are available for Category Buying Assistants in line with company timescales.
Liaising with Own Brand team and Category teams on changes, updates and ad hoc requests to ensure promotional accuracy is maintained.
Loading all promotions for Gift team and checking and approving POS in line with company timescales.
Providing AS Watson stakeholders with information required on New Product Development launches monthly for the GOBE catalogue; answering ad hoc requests.
Sending monthly communications to Suppliers, providing them with Superdrug stockholding figures and the most up to date forward promotional plan to allow them to forecast accurately.
Assisting Senior Brand Manager and Marketing Team in creating POS & load ups for B. Skincare which optimise customer experience, sales and stock efficiencies.

What you’ll need to succeed
Experience working in fast paced office environment ideally in a Buying role
Excellent communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work to deadline and prioritise workload
Able to work on own initiative

Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.

We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Currently we are working from home in line with government guidelines When we are able  you will be working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm

 

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Location

Superdrug Head Office,51 Sydenham Road,CROYDON,CR0 2EU

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