Merchandising Administrator

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Are you looking for a new challenge in a rewarding role with an expanding national online business? is an online supplier of building materials, sold across four specialist eCommerce stores. As the company is expanding, we are seeking a self-motivated Merchandising Administrator to join our growing team based at our head office in Plymouth.

This role requires a motivated individual who can adapt easily to managing various tasks and requirements, although full training will be given in all aspects of the duties below:

  • To prioritise and manage personal workflow
  • To add new product / product ranges to the website to increase the overall number of SKUs
  • To liaise with the Content & SEO Executive to ensure products are in the correct categories to maximise the SEO benefit and to minimise duplicated content
  • To oversee and ensure that attributes are added to products on all company websites
  • To ensure all images on the website are correct, including amending images
  • To ensure data sheets on company websites are correct and to add data sheets to the inventory when required
  • Supporting department with small item returns on the Company ebay account such as uploading product information, taking photos and arranging delivery with warehouse team.
  • To communicate with suppliers/people outside the company via email and on the phone, to obtain required information
  • When requested, to apply price changes across the company websites
  • To support the process of introducing new products and product ranges
  • Execute the updating of existing product ranges within the workflow
  • Responsible for ownership of tasks and have a flexible/adaptable approach to their work to meet sales targets or various deadlines
  • Undertake any relevant research, development or training as required
  • To carry out other appropriate delegated duties as required


All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

Qualities and skills:

This role requires a motivated individual who can adapt easily to managing various tasks and requirements, although full training will be given in all aspects of the duties below:

  • Creating, reviewing and amending/updating product listings via our eCommerce admin system
  • Updating prices across individual products and full catalogue ranges
  • Writing descriptions and editing images (using Photoshop) to a professional standard to be used on our online stores.


  • Educated to a minimum GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above in English and Maths
  • Computer Literate with an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to use own initiative and problem solve
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to absorb new information quickly
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • Fast, efficient and accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work within deadlines
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional duties
  • The ability to work effectively within a team and independently
  • Professional phone manner
  • A strong work ethic and positive attitude


Full Time Permanent Position within the Merchandising Team

Other info:

Office based computer work, 1st floor of building so they will need to come up flight of stairs and there is no lift

As a part of the application process, you may be required to undertake diagnostic assessments with City College Plymouth.

Please ensure that you check your emails for a City College Plymouth application form, this will need to be filled in and returned for you to complete these assessments.

Until these assessments are complete your application will not be viewed by the company.