Merchandising AssistantHead Office

“Everything about Asda”

We are a values-led organisation. As such we encourage everyone to be open and honest. We work creatively and collaboratively, valuing everyone’s input.

Our collaborative culture, the size of our business and our belief in the empowerment of the individual means opportunities at Asda are abundant.

We conduct £300m worth of transactions every week. Our website handles over 2 million transactions a month. We have more than 145,000 dedicated Asda colleagues ensuring that our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

“Everything you’ll love”

  • Hybrid and flexible working – everyone is looking for that work/life balance and Asda have it on point. Flexible working meaning you work where it works to meet both your needs and the business needs
  • Discretionary bonus – Rewarding you for your hard work and efforts
  • Company Pension Scheme matched to a limit – Looking forward to the future
  • Minimum 24 days annual leave per year plus 8 bank holidays – Making sure you take time for your self and switch off
  • 4 weekly pay – which means you get an extra payday a year
  • Digital GP and Wellbeing sessions – Asda genuinely cares so we create a culture where our people can perform at their best, the physical health and mental wellbeing of all our people is very important to us
  • Discount off your shopping at Asda and George - with extra discounts running throughout the year – really makes a difference, saving the colleagues an average of £700 a year
  • Career development and apprenticeship and graduate schemes - we want our colleagues to excel and grow with our business. (Link to grad scheme on Asda page)
  • Free city centre parking – you can also use it outside working hours

Plus, much more!

“That’s more like it”

Right stock, right place, right time – it's a merchandising thing! It's all about the numbers; what you see, the decisions you take and how you impact that bottom line.

Are you a business or fashion graduate looking to take your first step with an inspiring retailer? You may currently be working in fashion retail looking for a head office opportunity? Or an existing Merchandising Assistant looking to further your career?

Whatever your level of experience, we make the time to coach our talent and we take pride in progressing our teams. This is a 12 month FTC opportunity.

“Find your role”

Are you a business or fashion graduate looking to take your first step with an inspiring retailer? You may currently be working in fashion retail looking for a head office opportunity? Or an existing Merchandising Assistant looking to further your career?

Whatever your level of experience, we make the time to coach our talent and we take pride in progressing our teams.

Your Role

As a Merchandising Assistant in this incredibly fast-moving environment, you'll be part of the team that builds and executes a unique to George product proposition across all channels to meet our customers' needs and deliver commercial value.

Using data, you will analyse the past buying behaviours of our customers and then track and react to the current sales performance of George products in our stores.

Working closely with suppliers and alongside our Buyers, you'll agree budgets and trading plans to optimise sales and deliver stylish and affordable pieces that have the power to inspire joy and bring an unexpected smile to our customers.

Let's find out about you”

  • Commercially aware and driven by financial success.
  • Ability to interpret data and focus on what will deliver value to the business.
  • Agile, flexible, open to change and with a test-and-learn mindset, comfortable working at pace.
  • Self-starter, happy taking accountability and creative in problem solving.
  • Confident, inclusive and engaging in communication.

“Find your everything at Asda” - bringing brighter living within everyone’s reach.

We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, and are creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join Asda.

Work Where it Works

Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works. This enables you to chose where you’ll be the most effective. It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-

  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves

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