Brand Consultant - Polo Ralph Lauren

Edinburgh  |  Retail

Reference
PRL/SA-1604
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
£21,294 per annum plus commission & great benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
30/06/2023

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Brand Consultant to join our Menswear department, who would be responsible for supporting our Polo Ralph Lauren brand partnership. You will have a true passion for Polo Ralph Lauren and look forward to being the face of this brand, driving the customer experience, engaging and building relationships with each client.

In this role, you will be responsible for maximizing sales and brand performance. You will build a knowledge of the brand and their products to ensure you understand the needs of each and every customer. This post will also involve interpreting sales data to compile weekly reports for the brand.

This role is full time, working 37.5 hours a week, including weekends and evenings.

Salary for this role is £21,294 per annum. In addition to this you will also be eligible for our commission scheme from day 1, earning 0.5% commission on all own bought sales, as well as the potential for enhanced levels of commission when both individual and team targets are achieved.

Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits including 40% off food in our restaurants; 40% off all own bought Harvey Nichols fashion and 30% off sunglasses, Beauty and Wine Shop, plus a generous clothing allowance.

What you will be doing

  • To liaise regularly with Line Managers, Buying and Merchandising, Personal Shopping Department and Brand contacts to ensure the area fully represents the brand in order to maximise sales.
  • To identify ways to improve brand awareness both externally and by increasing knowledge of the brand across the floor, reporting regularly with the Brand and Line Managers.
  • Be devoted to our customers by providing the highest possible standards of customer service both face to face and via the telephone or email
  • Provide expert advice whilst achieving maximum sales, delivering memorable customer experiences
  • Ensure that a base of regular customers is rapidly recognized and maintained by personal contact
  • Develop a high level of product knowledge and share your opinions on current and future trends
  • Ensure effective stock replenishment and that merchandising is of a standard that is reflective of brand
  • Handle all point of sale transactions

Skills and experience you need

  • You will have a previous in a similar customer facing role in retail.
  • Experience with working to visual merchandises guidelines
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • Great organisation skills to ensure the stock accuracy of a high volume brand
  • You will have a true passion for all things Polo Ralph Lauren!

All your hard work, rewarded  

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers.  When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance
  • Commission scheme, that you are entitled to from day one. 
  • 24/7 access to our employee support helplines including free counselling, financial and legal advice
  • Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from eyecare to bike to work
  • Charity day to support your good cause

If this is still sounding like the perfect role for you, we look forward to reviewing your application.

The application process from here is simple:

  • Attach your CV and Cover letter to the application, making sure you include how many hours you are available to work, if you have a preferred department, your current salary and notice period.
  • If suitable, you will be invited to an interview with a member of management.
  • You will be in contact at all times throughout the process with the with the recruiter, who will be able to answer any additional questions you may have.
  • We will contact you by email and so please check your junk folder to ensure you do not miss any correspondence.

Please note we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we may be unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

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