European Retail/Franchise Administrator

  • Griffiths Way, St Albans AL1, UK
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Regular

Company Description

About Skechers

A multi-billion-dollar, award-winning global brand, Skechers designs and develops lifestyle and performance product known for style, innovation, quality and comfort. With international business representing more than half of its total sales, Skechers has product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide.

    Job Description

    About the Administrator role

    As an Administrator for European Retail/Franchise, you will assist with visual and marketing requirements including point of purchase material, promotional signage, and sales initiatives which supports our retail objectives. You will assist in the collaboration with European Retail Management, European Franchise Partners, corporate and country management with marketing assets, along with assisting with visuals in stores.  Additionally, you will be responsible for administrative support of the marketing and visual department including requests for the creation of marketing assets, instore graphics and tracking of POP orders.

    Main duties and responsibilities will consist of but are not limited to:

    • Reviewing Partners’ store photos on a bi-weekly basis to ensure they meet with brand standards
    • Working closely with Graphics Department to develop creative and managing the process from inception to execution
    • Rolling out graphic distros for seasonal graphic changes along with new store opening graphics
    • Assisting Franchise Partners and Franchise Managers by answering queries and offering advice when needed
    • Composing and amending memos to communicate direction / directives to European Partners
    • Reviewing and gaining approvals for promotions from EU Retail/Franchise Visual and Marketing Manager
    • Identifying Partner marketing plans with subsidiary marketing teams
    • Managing monthly and ad hoc POP orders and input onto the POP tracker
    • Obtaining, collating and maintaining the European Franchise marketing calendar
    • Receiving and assisting in approving artwork amendments from Partners
    • Assisting retail office department as and when required.
    • Some travel will be required.

    Core skills as an Administrator

    You will be an organised person with an eye for detail and have the ability to prioritise multiple projects. You will need to demonstrate the below skills/experience:

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Friendly and approachable with a positive outlook
    • Ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships among all cross-functional groups
    • Professional, tactful and diplomatic
    • Flexible and adaptable to frequent changes with quick reactions
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    • Ability to use Photoshop is preferred
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
    • Experience with Franchise Partners would be an advantage
    • Experience in an administrative background would be an advantage

    What you’ll get

    • Full Time Permanent role working Mon-Fri
    • Competitive Salary
    • Free onsite parking
    • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
    • Product discount
    • Group Personal Pension
    • Group Income Protection
    • Group Life Assurance
    • Long Service Award

    If this sounds like a role for you, please click to apply, and visit about.skechers.com/careers/ for more details on Skechers.

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