Home

Your FMCG & Retail Recruitment Partner

Latest Vacancies

Create Job Alert from this search

Assistant Merchandiser

Read more


** Assistant Merchandiser - 12 month fixed term contract for maternity cover **
August start
5 days a week in the office - Southampton (SO18 2FA)
£35,000

Are you a product focussed Assistant Merchandiser?

We are searching for a Buyer (branded) on a 12 month fixed term contract that could be from an Assistant Merchandiser background to cover maternity leave, starting in August to join a growing health & beauty wholesale retailer with a wide brand portfolio, supplying to the grocery & pharmacy sector. 

What will my accountabilities be?

Working very closely with the sales team, you will be responsible for buying & merchandising of a range of health & beauty brands. The role will include: -

- Managing each stage of the buying process including product selection, negotiation, forecasting, monitoring sales to ensure stock levels are kept at appropriate levels & gathering new line form information to set up new lines & launch.

- Analysing market trends and carrying out competitive analysis to help identify and suggest new product ranges.

- Running weekly / monthly reports to analyse performance & make improvements to product ranges.

- Monitoring sales to ensure stock levels are kept at appropriate levels and attending weekly meetings to update the buying department on stock levels / out of stocks & tracking orders and monitoring all open purchase orders to ensure timely delivery.

- Managing, maintaining & developing relationships with suppliers & negotiating with them for the best pricing.

- Managing all the administration associated with the brands for which they are responsible.

- Attending monthly buyer and product meetings in which new product ranges are presented to the Board of Directors.

- UK and European travel to attend trade shows and supplier meetings.

A great candidate will have:

- Buying or merchandising experience.
- A real passion for product.
- Strong attention to detail.
- A team player with good interpersonal skills – able to build & manage relationships with colleagues & suppliers.
- Commerciality and able to keep up to date and aware of market trends, changes in demand.
- Enjoys presenting to colleagues & the senior team.

Want to know more - get in touch! [email protected]

People are at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive recruitment process that means people can be their best authentic self.

We would love to reply to all applications, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive, so if you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately on this role it won’t be progressing. It is possible that the position could be in the process of closing, so chalk it up to bad timing. But, have no fear! There will be more opportunities. Follow us at Mackenzie Jones Recruitment so you don’t miss them.

Buyer

Read more


** Buyer - 12 month fixed term contract for maternity cover **
August start
5 days a week in the office - Southampton (SO18 2FA)
£35,000

We are searching for a Buyer (branded) on a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave, starting in August to join a growing health & beauty wholesale retailer with a wide brand portfolio, supplying to the grocery & pharmacy sector. 

What will my accountabilities be?

Working very closely with the sales team, you will be responsible for buying & merchandising of a range of health & beauty brands. The role will include: -

- Managing each stage of the buying process including product selection, negotiation, forecasting, monitoring sales to ensure stock levels are kept at appropriate levels & gathering new line form information to set up new lines & launch.

- Analysing market trends and carrying out competitive analysis to help identify and suggest new product ranges.

- Running weekly / monthly reports to analyse performance & make improvements to product ranges.

- Monitoring sales to ensure stock levels are kept at appropriate levels and attending weekly meetings to update the buying department on stock levels / out of stocks & tracking orders and monitoring all open purchase orders to ensure timely delivery.

- Managing, maintaining & developing relationships with suppliers & negotiating with them for the best pricing.

- Managing all the administration associated with the brands for which they are responsible.

- Attending monthly buyer and product meetings in which new product ranges are presented to the Board of Directors.

- UK and European travel to attend trade shows and supplier meetings.

A great candidate will have:

- Buying or merchandising experience.
- A real passion for product.
- Strong attention to detail.
- A team player with good interpersonal skills – able to build & manage relationships with colleagues & suppliers.
- Commerciality and able to keep up to date and aware of market trends, changes in demand.
- Enjoys presenting to colleagues & the senior team.

Want to know more - get in touch! [email protected]

People are at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive recruitment process that means people can be their best authentic self.

We would love to reply to all applications, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive, so if you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately on this role it won’t be progressing. It is possible that the position could be in the process of closing, so chalk it up to bad timing. But, have no fear! There will be more opportunities. Follow us at Mackenzie Jones Recruitment so you don’t miss them.

Senior Partnerships Manager

Read more


Senior Partnerships Manager
E-Commerce Food brand
Central London (3 days a week in the office)
Salary £50k - £70k (Plus commission)

MKJ Ignite are delighted to be working with one of the fastest growing D2C brands in the UK. The business has grown substantially over the last few years with further growth projected for this year and beyond – they’re the fastest growing brand in their category and turning heads of some of the biggest FMCG businesses globally.

The business is now looking to hire a Senior Partnerships Manager to build long term partnerships with key partners, influencers and affiliates. The aim here is to build strong relationships which can significantly contribute to the growth targets of the wider business.

The ideal candidate will be naturally salesy and have a real drive and hunger to succeed. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a rapidly growing brand and have a huge tangible impact on their growth.

What skills do you need to have to be considered?

- A minimum of 4 years Sales/Partnerships experience.
- Proven experience of developing relationships with key influencers and affiliates.
- Experience working for an FMCG organisation would be hugely beneficial (a D2C E-Commerce brand even better).
- A strong track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets.
- An amazing attitude, you need to be super driven, fun, sociable and ambitious

In return for everything you can bring, the business can offer you:

- Competitive basic salary (£50k - £70k, depending upon experience)
- Performance related commission scheme
- Competitive Equity scheme
- Hybrid working policy (3 days a week in Central London)
- 25 days Holiday plus bank holidays (plus your Birthday off)
- Private Health insurance
- £50 towards monthly gym membership
- Free mental health counselling

What happens next? 
Now: Apply today with your CV which will be reviewed by our MKJ Ignite team.
First Stage: Teams call with the hiring manager
Second Stage: Face to face interview in the office

People are at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive recruitment process that means people can be their best authentic self. 

We would love to reply to all applications, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive, so if you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately on this role it won’t be progressing. It is possible that the position could be in the process of closing, so chalk it up to bad timing. But, have no fear! There will be more opportunities. Follow us so you don’t miss them. 

Commercial and Marketing

We understand the commercial and marketing agenda in FMCG businesses better than anyone else.

Supply Chain and Operations

We pride ourselves on our technical understanding of the industry and our ability to immerse ourselves in your organisation.

IT

We understand technology, and our expertise has supported Global & Regional IT Transformation, Digital and Enterprise Scale programmes.

Digital and E-Commerce

We pride ourselves in understand the Digital & E-Commerce agenda within Retail and FMCG companies

Buying and Merchandising

We understand buying & merchandising inside and out. Our knowledge and network are unrivalled, having a team that has worked in commercial and buying roles in the retail sector for over 20 years

Our Latest Case Studies

Nomad-foods-europe-logo
twinings logo
JDE logo