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Buyer - Lifestyle Channel

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B98
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Closing Date:

We have recently launched our new sister channel, Gemporia Lifestyle. Broadcasting daily on both Sky 670 (5pm-7pm) and Freeview 74 (5pm-10pm), selling a range of products to help you feel good and live better. From health and beauty products to homewares and fashion, there's something for everyone."

We are looking for an experienced Buyer who has a strong track record of building profitable relationships with suppliers and managing a diverse product range that resonates with the customer.

This is an entrepreneurial role that requires strong negotiation, analytical, customer insight, teamwork and presentation skills - your duties will include:

  • Negotiating effectively with suppliers
  • New Product Development
  • Creating/monitoring Purchase Orders
  • Product QC and/or ensuring products are ready to air
  • Market research, competitor evaluation and product performance analysing - Working with Live TV team to develop sales presentations for products
  • Developing product promotions to drive sales
  • Manage the channel buying budget each quarter
  • Negotiate with suppliers to maximise profit
  • Develop new products and establish new product categories
  • Develop sales promotions to boost sales and attract new customers
  • Ensure Purchase Orders are processed correctly and monitored on a weekly basis
  • Ensure product inventory entries are correct for all homewares
  • Ensure all homewares products are sales enabled and ready to air when received
  • Monitor returns of homewares to ensure improvements are made
  • Monitor social media and ensure customers are responded to regularly
  • Hours: Monday to Friday / 9am-5pm / 40 hours per week

The successful candidate may be required to work the occasional weekend

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying, please send your covering letter and up to date CV to Penny Donnan – HR & Recruitment Administrator at [email protected]

Due to our location and poor public transport links – your own transport is desirable.

Junior Frontend Developer

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B98
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Closing Date:

Working with guidance from the Lead Developer, you will interact closely with other developers and our creative team to build key components of our ecommerce platform.

Responsibilities: - Writing neat, semantic, indented and thoroughly commented code for HTML, CSS and JavaScript. - Working with key stakeholders and various team members to ensure that projects are delivered on-time. - Converting the vision of the design team into a responsive user experience. - Contributing ideas on how to progress moving forward with development.

Essential skills and attributes: - Practical knowledge of HTML5 and CSS hand-coding skills - Practical knowledge of developing responsive websites - Understanding of JavaScript and jQuery - Passionate about the field, demonstrating keen interest in developing user experiences/interfaces - Exposure to source control management, preferable GIT - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Good attention to detail - Organisation, with efficient prioritisation, and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines - Patience, flexibility and being receptive to feedback

Extra credit: - Portfolio of websites - Experience working to a BEM methodology - Experience using SASS - C# and ASP.NET - Knowledge of CI/CD using Dev Azure

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying, please send your covering letter and up to date CV to Penny Donnan – HR & Recruitment Administrator at [email protected]

Due to our location and poor public transport links – your own transport is desirable.