Wiggle での仕事

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Wiggle は、情熱的で優秀な人材を常に募集しています。スポーツ用品販売や eコマース、IT 開発などの部門で、やりがいのある仕事に就いてみませんか。当社の社員は和やかな雰囲気の職場で充実した日々を送り、技術革新や自己啓発に努めています。

当社の社員の多くはスポーツ愛好者です。当社の業務は世界に焦点を当てて急成長を遂げており、世界一のスポーツリテーラーになることを目指しています。興味がお有りでしたら、現在の採用情報をご覧ください。

Wiggle の歴史

Wiggle の歴史

Wiggleの原点は、英国ポーツマスに 1920年に創立されたButler Cyclesという小さなバイクショップにさかのぼります。1999年、Butler Cycles はオンライン取引を開始し、wiggle.co.uk を立ち上げました。

他に例を見ない品揃えや価格ときめ細かいカスタマーサービスを提供することに重点的に取り組み、Wiggle は世界規模まで飛躍的に業務を拡大しました。現在はサイクリングやランニング、スイミング用品のオンラインリテーラーの世界的なリーダーに成長を遂げ、10 の言語と 14種類の通貨に対応し、70か国に商品を販売しています。

Wiggle の倉庫の面積は 85,000平方フィート (約 7896.8㎡) で、在庫品は 200万点以上です。

Wiggle でのライフスタイル

Wiggle でのライフスタイル

Wiggle は、仕事とプライベートをバランス良く保つことの大切さを理解しています。社員は皆仕事熱心ですが、職場は和やかな雰囲気でスポーツに参加する機会もあります。

Wiggle では、昼休憩や終業後にランニング・サイクリングクラブを開催するなど、社員が集まって頻繁にトレーニングをしています。また、サイクルマラソンライドやランニングレースなどのイベントにも一緒に参加しています。

仕事を熱心にこなしながら健康的な生活を送りたい方には、Wiggle はぴったりの職場でしょう。

応募について

応募について

Wiggle では優秀な人材を広く募集しています。当社で働きたいと思われた理由などをぜひお聞かせください。

頂いたすべての Eメールに個別に回答するのが理想ではありますが、応募件数があまりに多いため、不本意ながら実現できていません。履歴書を送信後 14日以内に当社から連絡がない場合は、今回は不首尾に終わったとお考えください。

当社に関心をお持ちいただき、ありがとうございました。

Portsmouth: Technical Customer Services Advisor

Technical Customer Services Advisor (Full Time & Part Time)

Our Mission at Wiggle is to inspire everybody, everywhere and every day to experience the joy of sport!

We have a full time and part time (20 hours per week) Technical Customer Services Advisor opportunites!  You will reporting to one of our Customer Service Team Leaders using your knowledge of bikes and parts to help, assist and advise customers with technical questions via Live Chat and Email with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customer queries are answered promptly and completely via both Chat and Email
  • Offer technical support on the whole Wiggle product range, with the objective of ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Calling customers when they request a call back service to provide detailed product information and recommendations and resolve issues.
  • Ensure that all communications with customers are conducted in a professional and courteous manner
  • Offering alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Monitoring, responding and resolving customer queries on Social media
  • Monitoring and responding to customers product reviews and questions across various platforms
  • Any other Customer service related task

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • Sound knowledge of bikes/parts with an eagerness to further advance this knowledge in respect to Tri-sports equipment and products.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail and aiming for excellence in delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast paced office environment as part of a professional team
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, have high standards and be capable of multi-tasking
  • Self-motivated and confident decision maker with the ability to nail actions and a positive “can do” attitude
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business
  • Ability to attend other sites for which travel may be required

 Key Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Problem solving
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Proactiveness
  • Professionalism
  • Task Orientation

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Good Stuff!

Portsmouth: Mid Software Developer

Mid Software Developer

 What is the job?

A career in Software Engineering at Wiggle involves much more than just writing code. You’ll be involved in the creation and deployment of features to help us continue our growth. You’ll be working on internal software that keeps the business running. We’re always improving our customer facing website, releasing every fortnight and prioritizing features directly with the business with a value/effort focus. Using a number of javascript frameworks a variety of UIs, internal and external exist on JQuery, Angular and Knockout. Built around a SQL server backend, we use a variety of DB access techniques depending on the requirement. You’ll be supporting SPs, nHibernate stacks and writing green field code using Dapper or another lightweight ORM. Injection is covered by Spring.net, being refactored to Autofac.

 Why do this job?

You’ll be exposed to a range of .NET applications, ranging from long lived internal Webforms to a high traffic always up website serving around 25% of the UK cycling market and presenting millions of page views every day. You’ll be challenged on a daily basis to find answers to problems using initiative and innovation, we have a significant application footprint meaning that tasks are rarely repetitive. E-Commerce is a competitive environment, and you’ll be comfortable in a variety of project situations, from well-defined requirements to nebulous goals with freedom to experiment. Most happy in an agile environment you want to increase the value our ceremonies provide and take opportunities to make suggestions to improve our techniques, processes and tools in and out of regular retrospectives. You’ll be analytical, a good communicator, both technical and non-technical, and happy explaining ideas and architectures on a whiteboard. You’ll be confident in your code going live to millions of people because it was written with SOLID principles in mind, you’ve unit tested it, it’s been reviewed, QA’d and UATed and you know it’s efficient from your profiler run results.

You enjoy the opportunity to improve using online resources including a PluralSight subscription and innovating genuine value in 10% time along with participating in Friday Fun knowledge sessions where engineers showcase new technologies and techniques to their peers in informal presentations.

Am I suitable?

If you’re a programmer for fun outside of your day job, and know C# intimately (and probably another couple of languages, ruby/python/java) then read on.

  • C# .NET 3.5 – 4.5
  • Web tech - MVC 3+, HTML5 and CSS, JavaScript and frameworks
  • Testing frameworks, i.e. NUnit, Moq, MSpec
  • SOLID
  • SQL, NServiceBus, ORMs

 

So, are you made of the #goodstuff? Send us your CV, telling us how passionate you are to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

Portsmouth: UX Designer

UX Designer

  

About the Job

As the UX Designer you will be responsible for assisting the Senior UX Designer in developing the user experience of the Wiggle website across all customer contact points. You will take customer journey pain points and propose solutions that always promote user needs but that take into account business goals and technical capabilities. You will liaise with product owners, business stakeholders, and researchers in order to understand business data and needs, all the while being a champion for our users. You will work alongside a front-end design team and IT teams either internal or remotely located to develop new functionality.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Represent the customer-focused UX strategy. Provide support and represent the customer for both large projects and smaller day-to-day work. You will be integrating with an Agile IT workflow and will employ data from a variety of qualitative and quantitative sources
  • Problem-solving. Employ creative, problem-solving skills to translate conceptual ideas (business needs and user goals) into interaction and design solutions
  • UX deliverables. Produce and present a range of deliverables including wireframes, prototypes, user journeys and usability reviews
  • UX Advocate. Work with stakeholders to ensure buy-in and that all business priorities have been considered. Communicate at all levels the scope of changes and ensure there is a forum for feedback
  • Support a testing programme. Working with the Customer Insight and eCommerce teams, support a program of continuous research and improvement
  • Assist front-end design. Work closely with the front end design team to ensure the HTML / CSS assets are in line with the UX wireframes and support modern accessibility standards
  • International focus. Liaise with (internal) international teams to ensure the customer experience is optimised locally

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous UX or User Interface Design experience
  • Proficient in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Balsamiq etc.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Device-agnostic approach to design
  • Solid understanding of UX customer-first best practice and web standards

Competencies:

An excellent communicator, strong negotiator and able team leader, comfortable communicating at all levels. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment.

We are for the #goodstuff - if you are too send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

Portsmouth: Buying Assistant

Buying Assistant

We are hiring a Buying Assistant to join our Buying & Merchandising Team!

This is an exciting role which will support the Wiggle Buyer to maintain and set up new Suppliers, Brands or Products.  You will work alongside the Buyer and Merchandiser in line with the product critical paths to obtain required information, and manage the product set up to allow ordering and listings to be complete on time.

What you will be required to do:

  • Collect all required data from Suppliers
  • Enter product data in a timely and accurate manner
  • Monitor and improve all product information
  • Enter deal / terms information accurately
  • Support the Buyer in any administrative tasks

What you will need:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills are essential as you will be liaising with suppliers to obtain all relevant information, building strong relationships to ensure Wiggle are ‘first in line’
  • Past retail experience is an advantage
  • A keen interest in the product category
  • Good level of numeracy
  • IT skills essential (Word, Excel and Powerpoint essential)
  • Experience with Oracle Retail packages is an advantage

Sound like the job for you?  Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #goodstuff

Portsmouth: Buyer

Buyer

Job Purpose:

The Buyer role is to be an expert in the category market, with a full detailed understanding of the main Brands and products, and a commercial ability to select the very best customer product offer.  Buyers must be able to understand and operate within the agreed Merchandisers Range Framework, selecting the most appropriate suppliers, products, and negotiate industry leading prices and terms, and work with the Buying Assistant to set up all products with the correct data in a timely manner.

Context:

The Buyer role is the overall owner of the Product Offer, as such must have a deep understanding of the Wiggle customer, and the product category overall market.  Strong negotiation skills are essential to obtain the best possible cost prices, and supplier terms to enable Wiggle to offer the best prices to the customer.  The Buyer must operate within the agreed Merchandisers Range Framework to keep the range width and depth appropriate, with a balanced attribute product listing.  The Buyer is accountable for setting up items with the appropriate level of data, to enable customers to identify the right product, and to allow accurate range analysis.  The Buyer should be looking to on board new Suppliers, Brands and Products, at low risk using strong negotiation skills.

Accountabilities:

  •  Cost price negotiations
  •  Supplier Terms / Deals negotiations
  •  On Boarding new Suppliers, Brands and Products
  •  Exiting poor selling / non profitable Suppliers, Brands and Products
  •  Managing supplier relationships
  •  New product / Brand trialling
  •  Communicating relevant details to the wider business (Marketing / International)
  •  Accurate product and supplier data
  •  Maintaining product ranges within the range plan parameters

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Past experience of Buying within a similar retailer, or highly performing individual from within the business looking to progress.  Must have high levels of product knowledge and an expert in the Wiggle customer.  Must demonstrate extremely strong negotiation skills and high level of energy to drive the product ranges, and understand the principles of balanced attribute range building, and able to operate within the budgeted framework.

Competencies:

  • Expert in their business sector
  • Seeks to understand our strategies, markets, customers and suppliers
  • Introduces new Brands or Products that prove successful
  • Extremely strong negotiation skills

Sound like the perfect job for you? Fantastic! Send you C.V. to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

 

Portsmouth: Senior Developer

Senior Developer

A career in Software Engineering at Wiggle involves much more than just writing code. You’ll be involved in the creation and deployment of features to help us continue our growth. You’ll be working on internal software that keeps the business running. We’re always improving our customer facing website, releasing every fortnight and prioritizing features directly with the business with a value/effort focus.

 

As a Senior Developer you will design, create, test and document new and existing software components from supplied specifications in accordance with agreed development and security standards and processes. 

 

Working within the Solution and Architecture team you will be required to deliver strategic and tactical business change.  Change may require either the introduction of new Wiggle systems, enhancements to existing systems and integration with 3rd party systems.  Working within a small development team, the role will require working closely with IT delivery team, in the form of Business Analysts, Project Managers and the IT Service Team.  Beyond IT teams the role will require collaboration with stakeholders from all business functions in order to deliver change.

 

Accountabilities:

  • System Design (SFIA L4)
  • Data Analysis (SFIA L3)
  • Database Design (SFIA L5)
  • Software Development (SFIA L5)
  • Software Development Management (SFIA L5)

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Development frameworks: Microsoft .Net 4.x code base platforms using C#, experience of additional languages beneficial (Java, Ruby, Python)
  • Web Technologies: Microsoft MVC 3+, HTML5 and CSS, JavaScript and frameworks
  • Testing Frameworks: NUnit, Moq, MSpec
  • Data & SOA: Microsoft SQL Server, No SQL DB's (Raven, Redis), ORM's, nServiceBus
  • Industry experience of using best practices for code design (SOLID, design patterns)
  • Previous experience of working in a retail or eCommerce business on customer facing or back office systems would be advantageous

 

Competencies:

  • Practitioner of best practices for code design using SOLID principles, leading more junior team members to adopt and follow these techniques
  • Supporting and guiding more junior members, in areas such as code reviews, pair programming and knowledge sharing (class room, Wiki etc)
  • Strong communication skills not just with peers and other members of development team but right across project teams (PM's, BA's) and wider business functions (stakeholders, users)
  • Comfortable working within different SDLC's (Linear or evolutionary) depending on project needs
  • Delivery of sound documentation to facilitate service transition of change into production environment, providing up to date documentation to assist in knowledge transfer of change within the development team

 

 

Portsmouth: Commercial Designer

Commercial Designer

Our Marketing Team is growing and we are looking to hire a Commercial Designer to support this growth!

In this exciting role, you will be providing commercial artwork and solutions to the marketing department and the business as whole, across all channels including web, mobile and email.

As a Commercial Designer, your role will be to visually connect with Wiggle’s customer base via our website and by email. Working closely with Category Marketing, International Marketing and Buying & Merchandising teams, you also will help to produce the best visual representation of what offers or key messages these teams are trying to advertise, and roll this out across 12 languages sites.

You will also be tasked with providing support on wider projects that include brand stores (brand tailored pages on the site), CRM design support, site design projects with the UX team and to help the Brand Design team as and when required.

This opportunity would suit someone with a degree in Web Design or Graphic Design or with experience within a similar role working with Adobe products and using HTML5 and CSSS3 development.

What you will do:

  • To deliver commercial work on time and to a high standard
  • To design commercial banners in keeping with the creative theme and the marketing message
  • To design Brand Stores as requested by Category Marketing and B&M
  • To design emails for Wiggle’s brand partners, as requested by Marketing and Buying and Merchandising teams
  • To work closely with Category Marketing/International Marketing to tailor designs and offers for local sites
  • To be pro-active in identifying and utilizing new design developments
  • Maintain a good understanding of email performance
  • Design and build third party advertising banners/affiliate banners
  • Contribute to the overall marketing strategy by providing honest, insightful and constructive feedback to the team

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree level qualifications in Web Design or Graphic Design
  • Commercial Design experience
  • Strong commercial experience of HTML5, CSS3 development
  • Experience in banner design and commercial messaging
  • A strong design portfolio working with Adobe products
  • Awareness of the challenges with online retail with strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to work in a close team in a dynamic working environment
  • Ability to handle multiple workloads simultaneously and perform under pressure
  • Superb attention to detail, organisational and deadline management skills, and the ability to multi-task are vital

 Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively through a variety of methods
  • Ability to think clearly and calmly under pressure and cope well with the demands of a rapidly growing company and dynamic environment
  • Maintain a degree of flexibility to working arrangements and a "Can do" attitude

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

 

 

 

Portsmouth: Growth Marketing Manager

 

Growth Marketing Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a commercially savvy and commercially astute individual to join our fast -paced, growing Marketing Department here at Wiggle! Reporting to the Head of Business Development and Global Partnerships your focus will be to develop,manage and activate innovative marketing campaigns across geographies, verticals, and products for Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles in order to stimulate growth initiatives globally. Working closely with key partners across the business to deliver partnership activity and launch campaigns, you will also be responsible for identifying and researching new business propositions for WiggleCRC which are aligned to the group growth strategy. 

What you will be doing:

  • Marketing strategy and plan development
  • Implementation & activation of the marketing plans utilizing mainly owned and earnt channels with limited budget for paid channels
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and reporting of marketing activity for the WiggleCRC App, Loyalty, Cycle Insurance, Wiggle Legal, Cycle to Work and any new propositions
  • Support the Head of Business Development and Global Partnerships to identify new business opportunities and develop marketing strategies and plans to support these
  • Work in collaboration with the Marketing team (category marketing, sales promotion, brand marketing, etc) on a global basis to deliver growth marketing activity and promotions
  • Management and reporting of relevant marketing budgets, activity, performance and ROI
  • Management of any relevant external agencies and partners to deliver key activities & generate relevant content
  • Creation of relevant marketing collateral for the websites, blogs, guides, social media advertising & emails
  • Monitoring, reporting and evaluation of activities
  • Agency & external resource management
  • Budget management
  • Ability and willingness to travel 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

 Key Competencies:

  • Experience in marketing, preferably for ecommerce focussed businesses
  • Ability to translate business objectives into practical marketing plans
  • Demonstrable experience of utilising digital marketing to achieve business growth
  • Able to create engaging and impactful content for use in digital marketing, especially social media and email
  • Experience working on brands & businesses with limited budget, able to demonstrate creative solutions to maximise marketing potential of assets
  • Able to leverage customer data and insights to drive campaign decisions
  • Preferable experience of developing new business opportunities and end to end initiative management
  • Knowledge and/or experience in Insurance desireable
  • Customer centric with an empathetic consumer mindset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities
  • Ability to lead individuals and teams and to ‘take others with you" 
  • Capable of building and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to take a lead role and owning project delivery
  • Can demonstrate a strong commercial acumen
  • strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a degree of ambiguity.

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

Portsmouth: Brand Partnership Manager

Brand Partnership Manager

We are hiring an experienced PR and Marketing professional to join our team as Brand Partnership Manager!

In this key role, you will develop and manage marketing partnerships designed to strengthen our Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycle brands and deliver business growth.  You will focus on growing brand salience, awareness and customer sentiment designed to recruit new customers and retain existing customers.

What you will be doing:

  • Day to day management of the key partnership relationships, including Wiggle High 5 women's pro-cycling team and An Post Chain Reaction Cycles men's pro-cycling team
  • Marketing plan development
  • Implementation & activation of the marketing plans 
  • Creation of relevant content
  • Agency & external resource management
  • Budget management
  • Monitoring, reporting & evaluation of activities

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Significant experience in sponsorship marketing utilising PR, social media, digital & experiential marketing channels
  • Experience managing athletes/celebrities in sponsorship agreements
  • Digital marketing savvy with demonstrable success in the consumer environment
  • Knowledge and experience of utilising PR to drive awareness of sponsorship assets
  • Demonstrable experience creating engaging and impactful content for use in digital marketing
  • Experience working on brands with limited budget, able to demonstrate creative solutions to maximise marketing potential of assets
  • Ability to leverage customer data and insights to drive brand and campaign decisions
  • Experience in managing agency relationships to optimise budgets and campaign delivery
  • Ability to negotiate commercial arrangements
  • Knowledge of and experience in brand tracking and campaign evaluation with a focus on ROI (desirable)

 Key Competencies:

  • Customer centric with an empathetic consumer mindset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities
  • Ability to lead individuals and teams and ‘take others with you’
  • Ability to build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to take a lead role and own project delivery
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Strong communication skills and ability to liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment with a degree of ambiguity
  • Willingness and ability to travel required

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

 

Portsmouth: Brand Content Executive

Brand Content Executive

Our brand marketing team is growing at a rapid rate and we are hiring a Brand Content Executive to support this growth!

In this exciting role you will work closely with the Brand Marketing Communications Manager in order to assist in the implementation of Wiggle's social media and online editorial strategy across multiple markets and platforms which are vital to engage with and educate Wiggle's customers; raising the level of engagement through the creation of appealing and relevant content. You will also be responsible for the day to day delivery of uploading scheduled content on Wiggle's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels and copywriting on Wiggles editorial sites.

What you will do:

  • Day to day planning, scheduling and delivery on Wiggle's Facebook, Twitter, YouTube channels, with guidance from the Brand Marketing Communications Manager on best practice and strategy
  • Developing and optimizing the media content available for social media sites including video and photo editing
  • Produce in-house video and photo for both Commercial and Brand promotion
  • Assisting in the optimization of current content on the Wiggle Guides site, to include re-writing copy and assisting in the creation of better media for the platform
  • Uploading first-draft content to the Wiggle Blog and Guides sites, to then be proofed and edited by the Brand Marketing Communications Manager
  • Weekly reporting on Social Media metrics
  • Working with stakeholders throughout the business to increase the quality of the content used for organic promotion
  • Develop the organic promotion strategy on our International Facebook pages, and improve the relationship between International stakeholders and the Brand Team
  • Supply weekly best practice content packs for use on International Social Pages

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • An in-depth understanding of social media, and social media marketing
  • A strong interest and understanding of the tri-sports calender, and of Wiggle's customer base
  • Experience in creating social media content
  • Creative flair, strong copywriting skills, and the ability to create engaging content, demonstrated by a good porfolio of previously created content
  • Photoshop and video editing skills are strongly desirable
  • Superb attention to detail, organisational and deadline management skills, and the ability to multi-task are vital

 Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively through a variety of methods
  • Demonstrate an excellent work and customer care ethos
  • Abiliy to think clearly and calmly under pressure and cope well with the demands of a rapidly growing company and dynamic marketing enviornment
  • Maintain a degree of flexibility to working arrangements and a "Can do" attitude
  • Occasional travel may be required

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

Portsmouth: Email CRM Developer

Email CRM Developer

Our Demand Conversion Team drive profitable relationships between WiggleCRC and our customers.  We are now hiring a creative Email CRM Developer to join our team to help us ensure our customers experience positive digital marketing programs.

In this exciting role you will collaborate across teams, using your skills in HTML, CSS, Javascript and SQL to develop first class digital marketing solutions.

What you will be doing:

  • Use technical skill to develop and support customer marketing activity.
  • Develop advanced enhancements for our customer programs to drive customer engagement and agreed business targets.
  • Work across multiple teams, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget.
  • Collaborate with both WiggleCRC internal staff and WiggleCRC’s selected external development teams to reach the desired end goals.
  • Maximise the customer’s experience of our digital marketing programs. Ensuring a highly personalised experience through the customer’s journey to the website, and through Wiggle’s extensive range of products.
  • Lead the development of new Digital Campaigns across our chosen marketing channels, primarily Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
  • Lead the process of automating customer programmes, track customer behaviour and implement necessary changes to these programs.  
  • Work as part of a team to manage the technical process of automating customer campaigns. Including content development and delivery, ensuring consistency with existing work and in line with Wiggle’s brand principles.
  • Keep up to date with industry best practice, to ensure Wiggle is best placed to expand our audience reach.
  • Lead the day to day supplier relationship with our Marketing Cloud solution. Particularly focusing on technical resolutions. 
  • Provide insight back to the business and challenge what we do.
  • Contribute to the business marketing Strategy as a whole, and support the development of digital marketing campaigns in collaboration with key business areas.
  • Support the marketing service we offer to marketing functions across the business, to ensure we can, and do, deliver an excellent service to each business area (to include Events, Customer Service, Customer Management, International and Category Marketing)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Good understanding of technical code and fundamentals of code structure
  • Development skills in SQL, Javascript, HTML, CSS.
  • Knowledge of advanced digital customer systems (personalisation or segmentation systems or code), that create conditions that govern the presentation of content to customers.
  • Experience with leading customer marketing and/or customer systems experience (Oricle, Salesforce, Adobe, Silverpop or similar level)
  • A keen interest in coding technical solutions and developing what we have today
  • A creative approach - committed to innovation and a flair for problem solving
  • A keen interest in eCommerce and Digital Marketing
  • Sound organisation and planning skills with an eye for detail
  • Flexible and adaptable approach
  • Ability to work in a close team in a dynamic working environment
  • An open attitude to working in a collaborative environment
  • Learn and support the business thrive during fast periods of growth and change
  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent
  • Ability to explain technical solutions to non-technical business users
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Practical first-hand experience of digital customer systems in a business
  • A curiosity for customer experience and building experiences through digital platforms
  • Good commercial awareness, and recent awareness of eCommerce Retail practice is desirable
  • Development skills in Salesforce AMPscript language is desirable
  • Experience with Google Analytics Commerce is desirable
  • Experience with marketing technology and understanding of best practices is desirable

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

Portsmouth: Dutch Translator

Translator & Proofreader (Dutch)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Dutch translator to join our  team!  As a Wiggle Translator & Proofreader, you will be assisting the Translation, Marketing and Customer Service teams with all related translation and communication matters.

You will be responsible for translating everything for your local TLD: website interface, marketing and digital content, technical products, help pages.

What you will be doing:

  • Translate website contents, product descriptions and marketing and digital contents
  • Understand and learn Wiggle products
  • Make sure the Translation Memory (TM) is organised and up-to-date
  • Make sure the glossary/termbase is organised and up-to-date
  • Assist the customer service team with incoming email and phone queries from customers
  • Any translation and communication in any other foreign language as required by Wiggle

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Native standard of Dutch as well as English
  • Degree in translation or equivalent experience
  • Deep understanding and excellent command of CAT tool
  • Creative writing skill will be an advantage
  • Strong attention to detail with a strive for excellence in delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment as part of a professional team
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, understand ‘what good looks like’, and capable of multi-tasking
  • Confident decision maker with the ability to nail actions and get stuff done
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business, and able to attend other sites for which travel may be required

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Belfast: Category Marketing Manager (Hard Goods)

Category Marketing Manager (Hard Goods)

We are hiring a commercially driven Category Marketing Manager to join us during a very exciting period of growth!  You'll join our Commercial Marketing team where we make sure all of our marketing activity and decision-making is rooted in customer insight to position us ahead of the competition!

In this exciting role, you will focus on Hard Goods and will be responsible for driving the best bike and components trading activity through our Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles retail brands. You will be working closely with our WiggleCRC teams to ensure that we have the best range, using insights to understand the customer and working with key stakeholders to ensure we drive both the best customer experience and category sales and profitability at all times.

What you will be doing:

  • Be the key marketing stakeholder in Buying & Merchandising seasonal range reviews by category, by ensuring that we have the right products to meet the customers needs, identifying opportunities and driving marketing plans, and working closely with team member to drive this
  • Be responsible for the Hard Goods contribution to the overall Integrated Marketing Plans
  • Work closely with Campaign Managers, key brands and other key stakeholders to ensure all trading opportunities are maximised
  • Build an understanding of the customer, and work with stakeholders to develop and activate opportunities as a result
  • Work with the User Experience (UX) team to optimise the customer journeys for Hard Goods

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Marketing or equivalent
  • Established experience of working in a marketing role
  • Experience of planning and executing marketing campaigns
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong influencing skills with evidence of managing key stakeholders effectively
  • Experience of working within the sports industry would be an advantage
  • Very commercially driven with revenue focus, budget and cost awareness
  • A highly analytical approach and the ability to propose and deliver effective campaigns based on evidence and insight
  • A creative eye and the ability to deliver innovative concepts
  • Capability to think and act globally
  • Ability to engage stakeholders at the highest level
  • Pro-active self starter and confident decision maker
  • Ability to re-prioritise to get the job done
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage constantly changing priorities
  • An enthusiastic and driven team player
  • A passion for cycling is an advantage!

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Portsmouth: Merchandiser

Merchandiser

The Merchandiser is the overall owner of the range framework, ensuring full analysis has been considered, in line with any known future trends to design an overall plan to enable the Buyer to deliver an edited range of the best products for each customer segment.  This must be done within the overall Department budgeted parameters, and controlled / re-forecast in season, with full communication to the wider business.  The Merchandiser owns the overall Department P&L, and is responsible for modelling price promotions and clearance activities, and keeping the range performing within the agreed parameters (Budget / agreed re-forecasts).

The Merchandiser role is to analyse past and current sales, trends and the overall category market to define a customer balanced range framework for the Buyer to select products against.  They must manage this within the overall budgeted parameters, and react in season to re-balancing the range if required, and clear the products efficiently at the end of their lifecycle, and take ownership of the Department P&L / trading numbers.  

What you will be doing:

  • Input and owner of Department Budget and Forecast
  • Sales Volume, Value, COGS, Stock, Intake and Gross Profit
  •  Creation of balanced range framework (attribute and spend balance)
  •  Owner of in season trading numbers (P&L)
  •  Forecast, model and track price promotions and clearance activity
  •  Propose sourcing objectives (speed / cost balance)
  •  Develop and sign off the pre-season Department Budget
  •  Design and sign off the Department Assortment Plan
  •  Use historical analysis and market trends effectively to justify forward plans
  •  Identify the required sourcing strategy for the Department
  •  Manage the in-season reforecasting process
  •  Manage the range within the agreed parameters (width of range, clearance at end of lifecycle etc)
  •  Sign off Supplier Deals and Terms
  •  Communicate key information to the wider business (e.g. Marketing, Operations, Finance etc)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Past experience of Merchandising within a similar retailer, or highly performing individual from within the business looking to progress.  Must be highly numeric with good skills in Excel and Powerpoint, with Oracle Retail an advantage.  Have good commercial understanding of the product set, with wider market knowledge.  Understand the principles of balanced attribute range building, and able to construct and operate within a budgeted framework.

Competencies:

  • Analyses issues and proposes solutions
  • Seeks to understand our strategies, markets, customers and suppliers
  • Operates in a timely and organised manner
  • Able to create buying framework and manage the Buyer to operate within this
  • Experienced negotiation skills

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Belfast or Portsmouth: CRM Campaign Manager

CRM Campaign Manager

We are looking for a passionate and experienced CRM Campaign Manager to join our growing marketing team. Owning, optimising and managing the execution of both Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles CRM campaigns cross channel will be the primary objective. To do this you will work closely with our data and insights teams to bring to life a range of opportunities that exist within our database. Such opportunities include developing a range of customer life cycle campaigns based on data that aims to influence customer behaviour toward specific outcomes desired by the business. You will also work hand-in-hand with different channel owners to oversee the delivery and ongoing optimization of CRM campaigns. With 2.2m active customers in over 70 countries, there is a significant opportunity to impact bottom line performance in a short period of time. This position requires a passion for understanding the customer journey

Key responsibilities: (Please refer to the job description and personnel specification for full details)

  • Own the individual brand CRM roadmaps
  • Own the ongoing review and optimisation of all automated campaigns across digital channels
  • Being obsessed with detail when using data to develop customer journeys to ensure opportunities are realised to their full potential and ROI projections are accurate
  • Act as the key point of contact for CRM campaigns across departments & channels ensuring stakeholders have a clear understanding of current / upcoming activity in the roadmaps along with performance of launched campaigns.
  • Work closely with Insights, Technical Analytics, and Digital Analytics teams to understand customer behavior and subsequently use this knowledge to inform the group CRM strategy
  • Work closely with Email teams and other marketing channel owners to oversee implementation of CRM campaigns
  • Opportunities also exist on our websites and will be realised through personalisation projects. You will therefore need close relationships with the website managers and UX teams in bringing these to life.
  • Work with Business Analysts from IT when requiring significant development projects delivered
  • Some travel will be required between offices. Note, current offices are in Portsmouth, Mallusk and Belfast.

Basic requirements

  • You should have relevant CRM / Digital Marketing experience within the retail sector, working with large volumes of customer numbers
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, business, or other related field
  • Confident in your skill set and knowledge - be able to take ownership and initiative
  • Experience in using data, and customer segmentation to deliver successful marketing campaigns
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly numerate with an excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, ability to use data to develop and measure marketing campaigns.
  • Experience working with enterprise level email service providers such as IBM Marketing Cloud, Salesforce etc.
  • A sound understanding of how data can be utilised across digital marketing channels including, paid social, display, email & search.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Drive and confidence to build and deliver a best-in-class CRM framework
  • A curiosity for customer experience and building experiences through digital platforms
  • A commitment to excellence
  • A passion for the customer journey and WiggleCRC’s mission to inspire everybody, everywhere, every day to experience the joy of sport
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business, and able to attend other sites for which travel may be required.

 Desirable:

  • Technical experience with leading customer marketing and/or customer systems experience (Oracle, Salesforce, Adobe, Silverpop or similar level)
  • Technical experience with leading performance platforms and delivery (Facebook, Google Display Network, programmatic parties)
  • A keen appreciation for the delivery of a service to other functions of the business
  • Experience with marketing technology and understanding of best practices

Based in either Portsmouth or Mallusk

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Portsmouth: Chinese Translator (Maternity Cover)

Translator & Proofreader (Chinese)

We have a vacancy within our International team for a Chinese Translator to cover a period of maternity leave, until January 2018.  As a Wiggle Translator & Proofreader, you will be assisting the Translation, Marketing and Customer Service teams with all related translation and communication matters.

You will be responsible for translating everything for your local TLD: website interface, marketing and digital content, technical products, help pages.

What you will be doing:

  • Translate website contents, product descriptions and marketing and digital contents
  • Understand and learn Wiggle products
  • Make sure the Translation Memory (TM) is organised and up-to-date
  • Make sure the glossary/termbase is organised and up-to-date
  • Assist the customer service team with incoming email and phone queries from customers
  • Any translation and communication in any other foreign language as required by Wiggle

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Native standard of Chinese as well as English
  • Degree in translation or equivalent experience
  • Deep understanding and excellent command of CAT tool
  • Creative writing skill will be an advantage
  • Strong attention to detail with a strive for excellence in delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment as part of a professional team
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, understand ‘what good looks like’, and capable of multi-tasking
  • Confident decision maker with the ability to nail actions and get stuff done
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business, and able to attend other sites for which travel may be required

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Portsmouth: Italian Translator

Translator & Proofreader (Italian)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Italian translator to join our team!  As a Wiggle Translator & Proofreader, you will be assisting the Translation, Marketing and Customer Service teams with all related translation and communication matters.

You will be responsible for translating everything for your local TLD: website interface, marketing and digital content, technical products, help pages.

What you will be doing:

  • Translate website contents, product descriptions and marketing and digital contents
  • Understand and learn Wiggle products
  • Make sure the Translation Memory (TM) is organised and up-to-date
  • Make sure the glossary/termbase is organised and up-to-date
  • Assist the customer service team with incoming email and phone queries from customers
  • Any translation and communication in any other foreign language as required by Wiggle

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Native standard of Italian as well as English
  • Degree in translation or equivalent experience
  • Deep understanding and excellent command of CAT tool
  • Creative writing skill will be an advantage
  • Strong attention to detail with a strive for excellence in delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment as part of a professional team
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, understand ‘what good looks like’, and capable of multi-tasking
  • Confident decision maker with the ability to nail actions and get stuff done
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business, and able to attend other sites for which travel may be required

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Portsmouth: Swedish Customer Service Advisor

Swedish Customer Service Advisor

Are you a pro-active individual with a drive for customer services? Are you passionate about sports and want to help other enthusiasts to get the most out of it? Are you fluent in Swedish and English? Then we have a great opportunity for you!

In this exciting role, you will be the first point of contact for our customers, ensuring their queries are answered promptly and completely. Your responsibilities will include answering questions from customers, assisting and advising our Swedish and English customers via Live Chat, Email and Phone with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure customer queries are answered promptly and completely via both Chat and Email
  • Monitor, respond to and resolve customer queries on Social media
  • Monitor and respond to customer reviews across various platforms
  • Call customers when they request a call back service to answer their queries / resolve any issues
  • Ensure that all communications with customers are conducted in a professional and courteous manner
  • Offer alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Any other Customer service related task

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal in Swedish and English
  • Strong attention to detail and aiming for excellence in delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast paced office environment as part of a professional team
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, have high standards and be capable of multi-tasking
  • Self-motivated and confident decision maker with the ability to nail actions and a positive “can do” attitude
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business
  • Ability to attend other sites for which travel may be required

 Key Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Problem solving
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Proactiveness
  • Professionalism
  • Task Orientation

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Portsmouth: IT Junior System Administrator

Junior System Administrator

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior System Administrator to join our IT team! As a member of the Product Services Team,  you will be  will be responsible for the technical support of Windows & Linux systems, virtualisation technology, shared storage, email and unified communications, security access controls, data networking and backup/DR. You will also be accountable for the delivery of services that meet all technical requirements for clients in a timely fashion. 

What you will be doing:

  • Providing technical support for server-based systems and environment as a whole
  • Provide technical supoprt for collaborative technology, including email and unified communication systems
  • Provide technical support for virtualisation and shared storage enviornments
  • Technical support for the data network, including configuration, performance and security
  • Ensuring change controls and other processes and proceedures are followed and that configuration documentation is completed when systems are deployed or modified
  • Responsible for engaging and managing vendor esculationsas required
  • Providing timely and clear communication to the client and the Production Services Manager
  • Be a member of the on-call rota for one week in six

Knowledge, Skills and Exerience:

  • Good knowledge of operating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Active Directory
  • Good knowledge of authentification and directory services (Active Directory)
  • Windows system management toools, philosophies and methods
  • Exposure to and understanding of Windows automation (scripting,imaging, installation and management)
  • Excellent knowledge of antivirus and malware patch management technologies
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP networking such as DNS, DHCP, RAS , VPN
  • Knowledge of collaborative technologies such as Microsoft Exchange
  • Understanding of virtualisation concepts and functional machines, creating storage groups, snapshots, clone/export etc
  • Knowledge of shared storage concepts and functional working skills with various shared storage technologies
  • Exposure to Monitoring SNMPv3 / SNMPv2 / WMI
  • Strong understanding of Windows/ Linux and netowrk security best practices and strategies
  • Knowledge of toolsets such as Solarwinds, WSUS, SCCM, Commvault, VMWare, Kaspersky
  • Strong attention to detail with a strive for excellent in delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast paced office enviornment as part of a professional team
  • Ability to manage and cooridinate changing priorities, understanding "what good looks like" and capable of mulit-tasking
  • Strong communication skills
  • A flexible approach to work duties and hours with the ability to attend other sites when necessary

Sounds like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your C.V to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Wolverhampton, Bilston - Warehouse Operatives

Warehouse Operative - Wolverhampton

Are you a passionate, pro-active and hardworking individual who is flexible to work shift patterns and keen to build an exciting career? Wiggle are a dynamic, fast paced company who, following an exciting period of growth, are expanding our warehousing operation in Bilston.

Hours

Dependent upon the department, there are a variety of shift patterns available :

- 36 hours per week, working 3 x 12 hour shifts - Thursday, Friday and Saturday

- 40 hours per week, working 4 x 10 hour shifts or 5 x 8 hour shift patterns (both over a 7 day period)

Job Purpose

Reporting to your line manager, you will be responsible for taking part in all warehouse activities and functions. These area's include processing, goods in, returns and stock control.

Dimensions

- Receiving of supplier deliveries in a high volume warehouse environment

- Fllow company procedure on the correct way to receipt stock into the warehouse locations

- Work to standard operating procedures in line with company policy

- Ensure stock received is checked for quality and quantity

- Ensure stock received is booked in promptly and correctly

- The ability to pick and pack customer orders to customers around the world

- Aim to hit pre agreed targets set daily by your Team Leader or Line Manager

- Put improvement suggestions forward where appropriate

- To action any other elements to fulfill the operational needs of the business, along with any other reasonable duties allocated by your Team Leader/Line Manager

- To take part in any training which will gain valuable experience of the operation

- Always abide to the company rules within the Health & Safety policy

- Ensure the economic and efficient use of Red Prairie RDT

- Ensure all stock is handled correctly and that procedures are being adhered to

- Assist with and understanding the part you play in highlighting any Health & Safety concerns & report to your Team Leader/Line Manager for resolution

- Understand & demonstrate that you can perform realistically to achieve Budget Company set targets

- Being able to perform in a performance monitored environment where constructive feedback is given from your line manager.

- Be expected to receive performance reviews whilst on probationary period and Bi annually.

Ensure the 'Clean as you go' policy is adhered to at all times

Context

The Warehouse Operative has the responsibility of ensuring activities/functions where they work are maintained to an acceptable standard & quality of output on a daily basis whilst operating in a performance monitored environment.

Accountabilities

- Performing to an agreed standard set by the company, this involves effective use of budgeted Units per hour and cost per unit parameters being used

- Identify any further training needs being required to achieve the required output standard

- Being prepared for a bi annual performance and new starter probationary review on a 1-1 level with your Line Manager

- Working with management to implement and support the company's policies and goals

- Maintaining H&S standards within department and warehouse

KPI's

- Daily performance targets set which include UPH

- Attendance levels

- Performance & Accuracy

- Stock control & quality standards maintained

- Full health & safety compliance

- Red Prairie RDT user

Knowledge, skills & experience

- Warehous experience advantageous

- Being receptive to managerial feedback

- Learn to have good communication skills

- Good level of numeracy

- Attention to detail

- Ability to remain calm under pressure

- Basic IT skills to be used in the warehouse environment

Competencies

- Have suitable levels of numeracy & literacy

- Have a desire for continuous improvement taking Wiggle to the next level

- A competent level of English language spoken

- A willingness and passion to join a fast paced growing organisation & ideally some engagement with the Wiggle brand

- Enthusiasm & drive to commit to a task within a performance managed environment

Does this sound like the perfect role ? Fantastic! Please send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are interested in the role and the shift pattern you would like to work and we will be in touch for an inital chat. Send your CV to citadeljobs@wiggle.com

Bilston, Wolverhampton - Wheel Builder Team Leader (Cytech Engineer)

Bilston, Wolverhampton - Wheel Builder Team Leader (Cytech Engineer)

Job purpose:

The main aim and purpose of this role is to manage the day to day operations of the wheel building department ensuring all customer orderes are assembled to highest standards and that kpi's are met. You will also be responsible for managing individual's performance ensuring that they are reviewed, developed and receive recognition.

Dimensions:

  • 7800 custom built wheels annually
  • Responsible for ensuring maximum productivity and efficient working
  • Working alongside the Workshop Manager to monitor key performance indicators
  • You will be responsible for the supervision of 4 wheel build technicians
  • Implementing efficiency gains where neccessary

 

Context:

The Wheel Building Team Leader has the accountability of ensuring all customer custom wheel builds are assembled to the highest standards and smooth running of the wheel building department.

Accountabilities:

  • Plan and coordinate the assembly process, drawing up assembly schedules ensuring that the wheel building department is cost effective
  • Ensure both timely delivery of wheel assembly and quality assurance
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality control initiatives with the suppliers
  • Working with Line Managers to ensure company policies and goals are adhered to
  • Be the main point of contact to take responsibility to resolve any issues in your area of work
  • Work with other team leaders and departmental managers to allocate resources appropriatley to relieve work pressues where required
  • Assist in reviewing the performance of wheel building staff and ensuring any performance related issues are managed in accordance with the employee handbook
  • Identifying training needs and area of opportunity for staff improvements
  • Assist Line Manager in ensuring quarterly bonus meetings are held with your team and document any issues for due diligence
  • Ensure all stock required by the wheel building team is managed correctly through the inventory system and can be accounted for
  • Supervising and motivating a team of wheel builders
  • Conduct daily departmental H&S checks and report any issues to Line Managers
  • Working with the warehouse management team to support other areas of the operation as and when required
  • Take part in key projects to improve the day to day operation of the department
  • Any other ad hoc duties as they arise.

KPI's:

  • Ensure all SLA's are achieved
  • Wheel build average for individual and team recorded to enable management of productivity
  • All areas of H&S compliance are adhered to and due diligence checks are completed daily
  • Assist Workshop Manager with quarterley performance/bonus reviews with individual team members
  • Wheel build consumable inventory managed to ensure where needed
  • Red Prairie management
  • Ensure upkeep of general work and wheel storage

Knowledge, skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience in a workshop environment focusing on wheel building
  • Cytech level 3 or equivalent recognised qualification in bike mechanics
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced workshopenvironment as part of a professional team
  • Bike product knowledge essential
  • Supervisory skills an advantage
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to implement change

 

Competencies:

  • Ability to lead a skilled team
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced environment as part fo a professional team
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, understand 'what good looks like' and capable of multi-tasking
  • Confident decision maker with the ability to nail actions and get stuff done
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liase with all members of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business and able to attend other sites for travel which may be required
  • Highly motivated and action orientated
  • Professional and positive approach
  • Numerate and analytical
  • Computer literate

If this role suits your skills please send across your CV and a cover letter to citadeljobs@wiggle.com

 

Bilston, Wolverhampton - Fulfilment Shift Manager

Bilston, Wolverhampton - Fulfillment Shift Manager

Reporting to the Site General Manager you will be responsible for all site operations during core hours. You will be accountable for the management, resourcing and control of key operational areas including replenishment, picking and packing of customer orders and despatch. You will be responsible for managing teams effectively be it permanent or temporary to meet the operational needs of the site.

Dimensions:

  • Weekly forecasting and the creation of capability plans. (S&OP)
  • Ambassadors in compliance to HS&E and site/business culture
  • Stakeholder in all relevant business and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Attend and input into daily walk and talk operational meetings
  • Setting and maintaining standards throughout the warehouse including 5S auditing
  • Performance managing individuals and team performance to ensure that departmental targets are at a minimum met
  • Ensure all internal and external service levels maintained including daily fulfillment
  • Effective management of operational teams including team leaders, co-ords, permanent and temporary operational staff
  • Working as part of the site leadership team to manage all key performance indicators on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Responsible for controlling department costs and wage spend to protect budgeted CPU targets

Context:

  • The shift manager has the accountability of ensuring all operations are carried out in accordance with the business processes and procedures, from receipt of inbound goods, through to final despatch to the customer in an accurate and timely manner.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Reviewing team performance and ensuring any performance related issues are managed professionally and in accordance with the employee handbook
  • Identifying training needs and opportunities for enhancing staff development
  • Ensure all staff receive a bi-annual performance and development review and all new starters receive a probationary review at 13 weeks which is fully documented
  • Play a leading role and fully support all business change initiatives
  • Attend operational meetings to exchange information with other departments and adopt a positive 'ways of working' culture in sustaining a unified team approach
  • Working with site management team to support other areas of the operation and being flexible with resource
  • Manage and oversee all MHE equipment and vehicles within the site to a safe and operational standard
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control initiatives throughout the operation
  • Working with all managers to implement the company's policies and goals
  • Maintain HS&E standards within the site including all risk assessment reviews and COSHH information
  • Plan and manage adequate staff resources in line with business activity and requirements
  • Produce analytical reports to highlight performance trends
  • Manage agency attendance and performance and ensure shortfalls/issues are documented and communicated
  • Daily/weekly reporting of budget set KPI performance vs targets
  • Support and be fully involved in key initiatives including change and culture projects

KPI's:

  • Manage all operations KPI performance dashboard and ensure up to date with accurate information in a timely manner
  • Control all unit and cost performance metric against agreed budget targets
  • Review and manage agency performance and communicate appropriately
  • Working in conjunction with the appropriate resources ensure accurate wage, holiday and absence declarations
  • All areas of HS&E compliance are reported correctly in accordance with agreed standards
  • Team performance targets are met in all areas and mitigating reasons are known when the targets have not been met
  • Shortfalls in capacity are managed daily and every effort is made to hit agreed throughput levels
  • Stock is available for all to meet all internal and external SLAs (priority/next day) customer orders
  • Manage and report on investment requirements in delivering development and culture projects
  • Inventory controlled in line with capacity plans
  • Red Prairie management and reporting

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Warehousing, logistics and people management experience is mandatory
  • Working in a fast pace environment and can effectively prioritise
  • Problem solving and capability of identifying root causes
  • Able to develop strategic plans to target underperforming areas
  • High level communication skills. Ability to communicate at different levels with differing audiences
  • Strong levels of attention to detail and planning
  • Can think strategically and support broader business objectives
  • Good knowledge of HS&E methods and monitoring
  • Analytical and a creative thinker in driving innovative and productive change
  • Commercial acumen especially in delivering exceptional service to our customers
  • Strong people person with effective communication and development skills
  • Strong systems knowledge especially in desktop systems and WMS

Competencies:

  • Self-motivated and ambitious leader with a passion to deliver operational excellence and cost performance
  • Ability to deliver leadership skills and develop your team
  • Able to manage multi skilled teams and understand the flexibility required to achieve excellence in conjunction with your fellow managers
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced environment and the agility to change to meet the requirements of our customers
  • World class ethos with a passion to be the best
  • Confident decision maker with the ability to implement action plans effectively
  • Strong communication skills at all levels including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours to meet the needs of the site and business, including weekend and shift work.

If this matches your experience and sounds like the ideal role for your please email your CV with a cover letter to citadeljobs@wiggle.com

Bilston, Wolverhampton - Cytech Engineer

Bilston, Wolverhampton - Wheel Builder - Cytech Engineer

Job purpose:

The successful candidaye will be responsible for wheel building in line with customer specification and expected WiggleCRC quality standards.

 

Dimensions:

  • 7800 custom wheels built annually
  • 15% year on year growth in bike sales
  • Reporting to the Workshop Manager/Team Leader
  • To be part of a team of 5 wheel builders

Context:

A wheel builder has the accountability of ensuring all customer custom wheel builds are built to Cy Tec British Standards, manufacturer specifications and WiggleCRC high standards to ensure the customer receives the best product possible whilst ensuring productivity targets are adhered to.

Accountabilities:

  • Wheel building (assembly of hub, spokes and rim)
  • Install and adjust all components to the manufacturers required specifications
  • Fairly assessing repairs/warrantable stock items
  • Order sign off and wheel packing
  • Assist in other areas of the Operations Department when required
  • Ensure workshop tools are used correctly and maintained
  • Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety legislation
  • Maintain a safe working environment

KPI's:

  • Aim to build 10-16 wheels per day depending on spec
  • Quality issues to be reported when discovered
  • Inventory checks to be completed as and when required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience in a workshop environment focusing on wheel building
  • Cytech level 3 or equivalent recognised qualification in bike mechanics
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced workshop environment as part of a professional team
  • Bike product knowledge is essential
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to multi skill

Competencies:

  • Strong attention to detail with a strive for excellence in delivery
  • Commercially driven with an appetite to drive a business unit
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, understand 'what good looks like', and capable of multi tasking
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business, and able to attend other sites for which travel may be required

 

If you think this is the right role for you please send across your CV and cover letter to citadeljobs@wiggle.com

Portsmouth:Customer Service Product Expert Nights

Customer Service Product Expert (Nights)

Our Mission at Wiggle is to inspire everybody, everywhere and every day to experience the joy of Sport!

We have a full-time opportunity as a Customer Service Product Expert working on a night shift basis for 40 hours per week between 22:00-06:00 Tuesday to Saturday or Sunday to Thursday.

You will be reporting to one of our Customer Service Team Leaders using your knowledge of bikes and parts to help, assist and advise customers wih technical questions via Live Chat and Email with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism.

What you will be doing?

  • Ensure customer queries are answered promptly and completely via both Chat and Email
  • Offer technical support on he whole Wiggle product range, with the objective of ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Calling customers when they request a call back service to provide detailed product information and recommendations and resolve issues
  • Ensure that all communications with customers are conducted in a professional and courteous manner
  • Offering aternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Monitoring, responding and resolving customer queries on Social Media
  • Monitoring and responding to customers product reviews and questions across various platforms
  • Any other Customer Service related task

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Show a sound knowledge of bikes/parts with an eagerness to further advance this knowledge in respect to Tri-sports equipment and products.
  • Strong communication skills both wirtten and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail and aiming for excellence in delivery
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced office environment as part of professional team
  • Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, have high standards and be capable of multi-tasking
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liaise with all membrs of the business including Senior Managers and Directors
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business
  • Ability to attend other sites for which travel will be required

 

Sound like the perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your cv to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Portsmouth:Technical Digital Developer

Technical Digital Developer

Our Demand Conversion Team drive profitable relationships between WiggleCRC and our customers. We are now hiring a creative Technical Digital Developer to join our team to help us ensure our customers experience positive digital marketing programs.

In this exciting role you will collaborate across teams, using your skills in HTML. css. JavaScript and SQL to develop first class digital marketing solutions.

What you will be doing:

  • The Technical Digital Developer will execute and manage Wiggle's suite of customer marketing activity through all our digital platforms.
  • From concept to delivery, you will use your technical skill and knowledge of data to develop first class customer led solutions.
  • Connecting and utilising data for customer facing content, you will collaborate with teams across the business to deliver changes and improvements to our content customer led campaigns, as well as new projects
  • The post-holder will be exposed to a range of marketing activity in a fast-paced eCommerce environment.
  • Using techncial skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL to develop and support customer marketing activity
  • Develop advanced enhancements for our customer programs to drive customer engagement and agreed business targets
  • Work across multiple teams, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Collaborate with both Wiggle and internal staff and Wiggles's selected external development teams to reach desired end goals
  • Technical solution development of new Digital Campaigns across our chosen marketing channels, primarily Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Automating customer programmes and processes, track customer behaviour and implement necessary changes to these programs
  • Work as part of a team to manage the techncial process of automating customer campaigns. Including content development and delivery, ensuring consistemcy with existing work and in line with Wiggle's band principles
  • Build on our day to day supplier relationship wth our Marketing Cloud solution partically focussing on techncial resolutions
  • Act in partnership wth multiple teams and channels to develop the customer base, and improve customer engagement
  • Provide a Marketing Service to the business, working collaboratively with the various marketing and IT functions of the business to improve everything we do

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Advanced understanding of technical code and fundamentals of code structure
  • Development skills in SQL, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Knowledge of advanced digital customer systems (personalisation or segmentation systems or code), that create conditions that govern the presentation of content to customers
  • Hardworking approach to all tasks, committed to developing the best solution and providing the best customer experience
  • A keen interest in coding technical solutions and developing what we have today
  • A creative approach - committed to innovation and a flair for problem solving
  • A keen interest in eCommerce and Digital Marketing
  • A Pro-active personality with a can-do attitude
  • Sound organisation and planning skills with an eye for detail
  • You will be adaptable, with the ability to manage multiple work plans and to prioritise work within an agreed timeframe
  • Ability to work in a close team in a dynamic working enviornment
  • An open attitude to working in a collaborative environment and sharing knowledge
  • Learn and support the business thrive during fast periods of growth and change
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Ability to explain techncial solutions to non-technical bsuiness users
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for Wiggle's mission to inspire everybody, everywhere, everyday to experience the joy of sport

Desirable:

  • Experience in leading customer marketing and/or customer systems experience (Oracle, Salesforce, Adobe, Silverapp or similar level)
  • Development skills in Salesforce AMP language
  • Practical first-handed experience of digital customer systems in a business
  • A keen appreciation for the delivery of a service to other functions of the business
  • Experience with marketing technology and understanding of best practices

 

Sound like the perfect role for you?Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

 

 

 

 

Belfast:Group Affiliate Organic Content Executive

Group Affiliate Organic Content Executive

Our Mission at Wiggle is to inspire everybody, everywhere and every day to experience the joy of sport!

We have a full time opportunity as a Group Affiliate Organic Content Executive to work within our Marketing Department. Reporting to the Group Sales Promotion Lead your role will be to ovesee the delivery of affiliate marketing campaigns across all brands and territories in the group and to establish and maintain group best practice, performance and reporting. You will also identify and roll out new affiliate opportunities as well as work alongside the group sales promotion team to establish and maintain consistency of approach to affiliate marketing and messaging whilst working with the wider sales promotion team to deliver affiliate campaigns for each brand and country.

What you will be doing:

  • Responisble for affiliate channel budget and performance
  • Work with affiliate providers to ensure best positioning for all brands in group, making sure that team has access to most advanced options available to increase sales through channel
  • In co-ordination with digital projects manager, ensuring delivery of brand and commercial campaigns through affiliate channel
  • Working with digital projects manager /design teams / agencies to deliver consistent creative to online marketing team for use in affiliate channels in all territories
  • Working with insights team / online marketing managers to analyse campaign performance and feed back to brand, category and design stakeholders
  • Work with group display manager to negotiate and deliver tenancy agreements under most advantageous payment terms
  • Work with commercial teams to identify specific offers and prices to communicate to affiliates, driving sales
  • Identify and trial new growth channels within affiliate portfolio

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • 2+ years affiliate marketing experience, preferably some in multi-site enterprise role
  • Experience of creating, co-ordinating and delivering affiliate marketing campaigns
  • Experience of co-ordinating others (direct reports or otherwise) in delivering local versions of same marketing campaigns
  • Experience of negotiating tenancy and digital advertising placements
  • Able to communicate with social, design, data and buying team stakeholders
  • Good Google analytics skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good writing ability 
  • Ability to understand and communicate with commercial teams
  • Able to explain and educate about complex campaign performance metrics and their importance to a non-technical audience

 

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV along with a note highlighting what salary you are lookng for to jobs@wiggle.co.uk 

Portsmouth:Email Producer

Email Producer

Our Mission at Wiggle is to inspire everybody, everywhere and every day to experience the joy of sport!

We have a full time opportuntiy for an Email Producer to join our Commercial Makreting Department. The Email Producer’s role is a new but a vital one at the heart of the Commercial Marketing team within Wiggle. The team are the ultimate champions of our audience – ensuring that all marketing activity and decision-making is rooted in understanding our customers.

Reporting to the Senior Commercial Marketing Manager you will be to own, manage and activate our email campaigns.  You will also work closely with a number of teams across the bsuiness including the Marketing and Buying and Merchandising teams, with country managers, with the leaders of insight and analytics, and with others across the business. This role is critical to ensure that we are presenting our customers with the most engaging and relevant messages and offers at the right time.

What you will be doing:

  • Planning and activating email marketing campaigns in line with the IMP
  • Working with key stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of all campaigns
  • Managing and developing the email schedule
  • Briefing emails and working closely with Design to create customer focused and engaging creative, including writing and proofreading copy
  • Reviewing competitor activity and constantly striving to improve our email campaigns
  • Working with the wider team to AB test emails where appropriate, and using insights to support decision making

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

 

  • Degree, marketing qualification or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 years experience of working in a marketing role
  • Strong copywriting and creative skills
  • Experience of working within cycling/triathlon/run/swim
  • A passion for cycling would be a distinct advantage
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage constantly changing priorities
  • A creative eye and the ability to deliver innovative concepts
  • Capability to think and act globally
  • Pro-active self-starter
  • The ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure
  • An enthusiastic and driven team player

 

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV along with what the salary you are looking for to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

 

 

 

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

Portsmouth:Videographer

Videographer

We are currently looking for a Videographer to join our Commercial Marketing team, based at our Head Office in Portsmouth! This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is looking to develop their career within Marketing.

The Videographer's role is a vital one, at the heart of the Commercial Marketing team within Wiggle. This team are the ultimate champions of our audience – ensuring that all marketing activity and decision-making is rooted in understanding our customers. It’s a new role within Wiggle and is an opportunity for the successful candidate to really shape how we step into the world of video content.

Reporting into the Commercial Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for producing creative, engaging and relevant video content for use across a wide range of media, for the Wiggle retail brand. Working closely with stakeholders across the wider business, the successful applicant will engage with teams and individuals to produce this in keeping with the overall Integrated Marketing Plan.

What you will be doing:

  • Planning, creating storyboards and organising product to be used
  • Filming and editing material for use across Wiggle channels
  • Being the champion for video content and generating new ideas on how to boost views and engagement with it
  • Creating creative, engaging and relevant video content that our customers will love, including product videos and in-depth looks
  • Working closely with other stakeholders such as the Campaign Manager, Creative Lead and Brand Marketing teams

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in a relevant subject (Media, Film etc)
  • Experience of setting up and operating cameras and sound equipment
  • A good understanding of setting up lighting for filming
  • A good understanding of what’s needed to set up a small video studio
  • Experienced in Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects or similar software, plus Adobe Suite (Photoshop etc)
  • A passion for cycling and / or tri sports would be a distinct advantage
  • Quick-thinking, and adaptable
  • Committed and conscientious approach to work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Capability to think and act globally
  • Pro-active self-starter able to work with a degree of ambiguity
  • Confident decision maker
  • Ability to re-prioritise to get the job done
  • Ability to handle multiple workloads simultaneously and perform under pressure
  • Ability to be flexible with work duties and hours as required by the team and business, and able to attend other sites for which travel may be required.

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV along with what salary you are looking for to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Goodstuff!

Portsmouth:Customer Service Supervisor

Customer Service Supervisor

 

Customer Service Supervisor

Wiggle are looking to hire a Customer Services Supervisor to join our fast paced, growing Customer Services Department.

In this exciting role, you will use your passion for the customer experience to lead and develop our team of Customer Service Advisors.  You will support the Team Leader  in helping the advisors to ensure our customers receive a first class service through pre-sale, during-sale, and after-sale queries relating to all products, brands and services across Wiggle.

Working as part of our Customer Services team, you will drive a high-performance culture within the team, ensuring that everybody achieves their full potential. You will also cover all tasks belonging to a team leader should they not be in the office and support a multi-disciplinary and multi-lingual team across shift patterns, including weekends and Bank Holidays, to maintain service KPIs for global customers.

What you will be doing:

  • Managing & understanding current email SLA and being able to put resource in areas that need it most.
  • Sending morning target emails to the team with a schedule for the day ahead and results from the previous day.
  • Providing passwords, authorizing discounts and creating vouchers for team members via the Team Leader inbox
  • Dealing with escalations.
  • Managing the call-back log, ensuring all calls are distributed within the team.
  • Managing absentee inboxes by assigning amongst the team on a daily basis
  • Follow up and investigate customer complaint cases and resolve these ina timely manner

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must have experience of working in Customer Service in a Contact Centre environment
  • Previous experience of managing a team in a busy and challenging environment
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • The ability to deal professionally with Wiggle staff at all levels
  • Highly organised and personally productive
  • Positive attitude
  • Organisation
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivation
  • Approachable
  • Computer literate

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV along with what salary you are looking for to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Portsmouth: Receptionist

Receptionist

Our Mission at Wiggle is to inspire everybody, everywhere and every day to experience the joy of sport!

An exciting new position as the Receptionist and Travel Coordinator based in the WiggleCRC Head Office. WiggleCRC is a fast paced and dynamic business. In this role you will have the freedom to make the job your own and the opportunity to continually develop.  

Roles and Responsibilities:

·  Act as an ambassador for the brand as the first point of contact for visitors at our busy Head Office 

·  Responsible for all travel arrangements: scheduling and managing domestic and international flights, hotel accommodation, car hires for all WiggleCRC employees.

·  Building strong relationships with corporate travel agencies and ensuring the best price

·   Order stationary, keeping costs low whilst maintaining quality

·   Sign for ad hoc deliveries

·   Assist the CEO’s Personal Assistant as and when required

·   Raise Purchase orders when necessary

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

·    Previous experience working as a receptionist

·    Previous experience coordinating travel

·    Proficient in Microsoft Office

·    Experience with Oracle (not essential)

·    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate on all levels of the business

·    Excellent time management skills

·    Ability to manage shifting priorities

·    Administration and heavy work load experience, ability to work in fast-paced environment Ability to attend other sites for which travel may be required

 Key Competencies:

 The successful candidate must be ….

·  Well-organised

·  Friendly and polite

·   Efficient

·   Flexible

·   Self-motivated

·    A strong communicator

·    Able to prioritise

·    Work well under pressure

·    Have good attention to detail

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV along with what salary you are looking for to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Good Stuff!

Buying Assistant

Buying Assistant

The Buying Assistant role is to support the Buyer maintaining, or setting up new Suppliers, Brands or Products.  They must collect all required information and ensure these are maintained accurately on the Wiggle internal systems.  All information must be reviewed, maintained and accurate, to allow correct information on the product pages to the customer, and for Wiggle to analyse sales information to aid with future range change decisions.

The Buying Assistant is responsible for all product data, ensuring we have all the required information to set up new Suppliers, Brands or Products.   They must work alongside the Merchandiser and Buyer in line with the product critical paths to obtain all the required information, and manage the product set up to allow ordering and listings to be complete on time.

What you will be doing:

·         Obtaining Product Information

·         Obtaining and Maintaining Brand / Supplier details

·         Maintaining and improving product data accuracy

·         Obtaining required information for Deals and Terms

·         Obtaining and maintaining item information, images and details required to create and list products Collect all required data from Suppliers

·         Enter product data in a timely and accurate manner

·         Monitor and improve all product information

·         Enter deal / terms information accurately

·         Support the Buyer in any administrative tasks

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Past retail experience is an advantage, as is a keen interest in the product category.  Must demonstrate good organisational skills to work well under pressure, paying meticulous attention to detail.  Strong communication skills essential, liaising with suppliers to obtain all relevant information, building strong relationships to ensure Wiggle are ‘first in line’.

·         Good level of numeracy

·         IT skills essential (Word, Excel and PowerPoint minimum)

·         Ideally some experience with Oracle Retail packages

·         Able to demonstrate strong communication skills (written and oral)

 Sound like the perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Junior Product Developer

Junior Product Developer

The Own brand team is undergoing expansion and now requires a Junior Product developer to help support this growth. Based in the Portsmouth office the Junior Developer will work within the development team and alongside other departments and is responsible for taking products from development stages through to production.

The Junior Product Developer will work within the development team and alongside the Senior Developer, Product Manager and Designers to design, develop and manufacture ranges of products in line with range strategy and profit requirements of Wiggle. To ensure originality and effectiveness of all products through design and development.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Design, Development and Buying teams to build innovative and good quality products for our target customer.
  • Liaise with all aspects of the team over pattern, design translation, specific product details, as well as maintain aesthetics and commercial viability.
  • Manage individual projects with supporting documentation, sampling & testing to a critical path for timely launch.
  • Follow Critical Paths, from Inception to Factory Gate, ensuring all parties are updated with any divergence.
  • Creating and maintaining initial spec for garments, grading garments, fitting proto samples, size sets, and approving PP samples.
  • Organise fit review meetings with design and sample measurements ensuring standardisation of size throughout the brand and specs maintained through the process.
  • Advise on-site content team on fit detailing and material specification for ranges.
  • Selecting, developing and approving trim
  • Support suppliers on technical aspects by ensuring that all sample garments are properly progressed and proven fit for customer's requirements.
  • Add value to products with packaging details, technical improvements, detailing, style or innovation.
  • Review faulty/returned products to reduce any design/production related faults.
  • Have a keen awareness of relevant sports brands

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  •  Educated to degree standard in a relevant field
  •  Experience with a sportswear brand or a similar role.
  •  Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office skills
  •  Italian or Chinese as additional languages to English would be useful.
  •  Sports business experience
  •  Sports participation

 Key Competencies:

  •  Product Development, garment production and manufacturing knowledge
  •  Fabric (and trim) market knowledge
  •  Creative design capability
  •  Commercially numerate
  •  IT skills in relevant software packages
  •  Negotiation skills
  •  Presentation writing and delivery skills

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Clothing Graphic Designer

Clothing Graphic Designer 

The House brand team is undergoing expansion and now requires a graphic designer to help support this growth. Based in the Portsmouth office the Graphic Designer will work within the design team and alongside other departments and is responsible for taking products from design stages through to delivery.

The Clothing Graphic Designer will work within the design team and alongside the Development team, to design, develop and manufacture graphics for a range of products in line with range strategy and profit requirements of Wiggle. To ensure originality and effectiveness of all products through design.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  •  Build innovative and good quality products for our target customer, ensuring maximised profit margins.
  •  Manage supplier performance against agreed projects and agreed KPI’s
  •  Understand costs with suppliers on an ongoing basis, for all techniques and value engineering as development progresses.
  •  Liaise with all aspects of the team over pattern, design translation, specific product details, as well as maintain aesthetics and commercial viability.
  •  Manage individual projects with supporting documentation, sampling & testing to a critical path for timely launch.
  •  Follow Critical Paths, from Inception to Factory Gate, ensuring all parties are updated with any divergence.
  •  Ensure all relevant samples are available in good time for sign off meetings and Go/No-Go decisions
  •  Advise on-site content team on detailing and specification for ranges.
  •  Selecting and approving trims
  •  Support the factory on technical aspects by ensuring that all sample garments are properly progressed and are fit for purpose
  •  Liaise with Suppliers regarding minimum quantities, lead-times and trim availability
  •  Communicate with factories to ensure that production garments are fit for purpose
  •  Add value to products with packaging details, technical improvements, detailing, style or innovation.
  •  Review customer feedback across site to incorporate in future products.
  •  Review faulty/returned products to reduce any design/production related faults.
  •  Have a keen awareness of relevant sports brands

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  •  Experience in a clothing graphics role, with a proven background of taking commercially strong products to market. Previous experience working with a sportswear brand would be an  advantage
  •  Knowledge of sports prints and techniques
  •  Knowledge and understanding of production and design, including fabrics, garment construction
  •  Proven experience of using Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft office
  •  A keen awareness of relevant sports brands
  •  Degree in a relevant field
  •  Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and liaise with all members of the business including Senior Managers
  •  Experience of working/communicating with Far Eastern cultures
  •  Ability to travel
  •  Strong attention to detail with a strive for excellence in delivery 
  •  Ability to manage and coordinate changing priorities, understand ‘what good looks like’, and capable of multi-tasking
  •  Ability to be flexible
  •  Creative flair
  •  Interest in either Cycling, Running or Swimming is desirable
  •  Experience/knowledge of Far East business culture is an advantage
  •  Ability to speak Italian or Chinese as an additional language to English is an advantage
  •  A love of sports!

 Key Competencies:

  • Graphic Design
  • Trim market knowledge
  • Creative design capability
  • Commercially numerate
  • IT skills in relevant software packages
  • Presentation writing and delivery skills

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

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Central Merchandising Analyst

Central Merchandising Analyst

The Central Merchandising Analyst will support the Central Merchandising Manager in delivering a robust forecast, working closely with all the other B&M teams. To produce high quality information that supports short and long-term forecasting, standardise ways of working and improve processes across the WiggleCRC Merchandising teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the WiggleCRC Merchandising teams to produce a robust forecast by analysing trends and challenging assumptions
  • Delivering a Forecast suitable for the Operation and Finance Teams to plan with, as well as helping set Department Sales and Stock Targets
  • Delivering standardised reports across the WiggleCRC business to ensure improved ways of working are capitalised on by all the B&M teams
  • Maintaining the integrity of SO99+ by managing system parameters and data feeds (such as New Product information and Promotion Planning activities as provided by the Merchandisers)
  • Communicating Forecast updates to the Operations and Finance teams in a timely manner, ensuring that it is suitable for their needs
  • Producing high quality Forecast Accuracy analysis and relevant financial analysis
  • Undertaking markdown and promotion costings, calculating the impact on stock, sales and margin
  • Analysing the past performance of promotions to enhance the modelling of future ones in SO99+
  • Ensuring SO99+ contains all the business planning inputs such as new product information and promotions for relevant products
  • Supporting the Merchandising Teams in conducting demand management activities basis through exception alerts in SO99+
  • Collaborating with the Replenishment Teams to conduct root cause analysis on Availability, Overstocks and Understocks driven by Forecast Variability and Performance
  • Carrying out ad-hoc analytics exercises for business planning

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel including the use of Macros
  • Knowledge of SQL desirable
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Word
  • Understands and can explain the principles of root cause analysis
  • Working knowledge of basic forecasting principles and methodologies. Understands and can explain level, trend and seasonality
  • Understands and can explain following terms: lead time, safety stock and OTIF
  • Working knowledge of mainstream ERP or SCM Systems such as SAP (desired) 

 Key Competencies:

  • Analytical Individual with the ability to recognise areas for process improvement
  • Independently solves problems and develops new ways of working.
  • Able to work independently, balance multiple tasks and prioritize competing demands accordingly in a fast-changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise at all levels across the business

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Good Stuff!

 

Portsmouth: Merchandising Manager (9 Month Fixed Term Contract)

 Merchandising Manager (9 Month Fixed Term Contract)

 

The Buying & Merchandising Team are currently looking for a Merchandising Manager to join Wiggle on a fixed term contract basis for 9 months.

The Merchandising Managers role will be to support, coach and train the merchandising team and to develop their skills and capabilities with regard to range and stock management, ensuring the overall commercial strategy for each relevant market is delivered on plan. You will also play a key role in supplier negotiations and relationship management building the commercial advantage of the business and maximising customer engagement.

Roles and Responsibilities:

·           To coach and develop the merchandisers and trading assistants to enhance range development and management to the advantage of the customer. To capture these developments within the          

            review process.

·           To review trade on a regular basis and write reports to present at appropriate level – weekly, monthly etc

·           To play a core role in the creation of category budgets and forecasts against which category performance is formed and managed

·           Manage stock to ensure flow, availability and sell through is managed in accordance with the category plan, driving sales, managing stock investment over time.

·           To oversee price management processes to ensure customer value for money, balanced in relation to supplier and brand sensitivities

·           To oversee the category strategic development over time, managing the review process and driving range reviews in line with the critical path for that category, in partnership with the Buying

             Manager

 

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·         Experience at a suitable level to role, in a comparable company and similar merchandising role.

·         Likely educated to degree level.

·         Managerial experience, including performance management

·         High level commercial numeracy

·         IT skills in key software packages

·         Analytical skills

·         Experienced negotiation skills

·         Presentation writing and presenting skills

·         Report writing skills

·         Sports business experience

·         Sports participation

 

Sound like a perfect role for you? Fantastic! Send your CV to jobs@wiggle.co.uk

We are for the #Good Stuff!