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We are currently recruiting for a full time Retail Coordinator to join the Housewares Retail Division department.  The ideal candidate must be skilled at building positive relationships and able to work with initiative.  Exceptional communication and organisational skills are required.  Commercial awareness, analytical skills and a creative flair accompanied with the ability to influence others are essential as you will be supporting members with visual merchandising, promotional planning and strategy.  

AIS Retail Division is a service offered to AIS members, providing full budgeting, sourcing and merchandise management of the Housewares categories. It appeals to retailers who have encountered difficulties recruiting buyers or those who wish to supplement their own buying expertise. Others may want help to expand into a completely new product area where in house resources are limited. 

Reporting to the Housewares Retail Division Manager and supporting around 11 member stores, this role will involve 3 -4 days a week out of the office visiting stores across the UK so a full clean driving license and willingness to travel (including overnight stays) are essential.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within the IT and Infrastructure department, working as a 1st / 2nd Line Support Technician. Working in a busy helpdesk environment, this role will be focused on providing both user and system support to the business.

 

Applicants will need to demonstrate high level troubleshooting, analytical and administrative skills. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in an ITIL driven framework environment are also prerequisites.