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Visual Merchandiser

Job Function:
Ecommerce
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

About us

Here at Pretty Little Thing, we strive to fly the flag for love, equality, and acceptance, working to use our platform to spread nothing but good vibes. Regardless of race, gender, sexuality, style or budget – there’s something for everyone! We want our customers to feel confident in the way they dress and to embrace the way they look. #EveryBODYinPLT is our community that is all about body positivity, equality and supporting each other.

 

WHAT WE NEED

  • Reporting to the Senior Visual Merchandiser the VM will combine a data-driven approach with a visual strategy to ensure that presentation of the online assortment, including product information, category information and website merchandising is maximised to drive online conversions.
  • Working with the VM team to ensure the upload and VM process is smooth – working to overcome any potential blockers and continually striving to improve the process.
  • The VM will work closely with Product, Buying, Merchandising, Creative and Content teams.
 
What You Will Do: 
 
  • Oversee all products to website ensuring, in conjunction with the Product team that all product assets are complete.
  • Weekly competitor reviews feeding back insights to wider VM team
  • Manage requests from B&M team to maximise VM whilst utilising reporting suite to ensure the right products are pushed at the right time
  • Work alongside the VM team to merchandise all products to maximise sales and site aesthetics, within brand guidelines.
  • Full site audits, ensuring all current stock is displayed online correctly.
  • Review onsite search behaviour to gain an understanding of keyword queries and manipulate the products within the search pages to drive conversion.
  • Actively monitor product sorting within categories and on the search results page.
  • Providing the VM team with support in larger business projects.
  • Assist in establishing strategies, identify opportunities, seeking out efficiencies and delivering the team objectives.
 
 

What You've Got

  • Experience in visual merchandising preferably in fashion or retail
  • Strong understanding of the user behaviour and the ecommerce landscape
  • Good analytical skills and strong commercial gravitas
  • Organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines, often while working independently
  • Energy to get results in a fast paced, dynamic business
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Fred Hopper & Google Analytics would be preferred
 
 
 

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.

 

PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Free parking
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free on-site gym with daily classes (due to current restrictions, live PT sessions)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company shares schemes - including a ' Save As You Earn' scheme
  • 40% staff discount (including PLT, Boohoo, Boohoo MAN, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, Employee Appreciation Day etc.)
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare support through the Government
  • Health cash plan
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and grow at work

Equal opportunities

Here at PLT we not only embrace diversity we celebrate it! We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we’re continuing to build an inclusive environment for our employees. We know we are better together, and we will continue to build a team that represents a variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Reasonable Adjustments

PLT want to give everybody the chance to perform their best whether that is during an interview or whilst at work. Should you require any reasonable adjustments please let the talent team know.