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Product Strategy, Content Co-ordinator (1 Year FTC)

Department:  PRODUCT MERCHANDISING
City:  London
Location:  GB

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

To support the Product Strategy Director in co-ordinating product content for merchandising training and retail communications. In addition to content co-ordination, providing additional support to the strategy team through analysis and development of core business strategies. The role supports all categories across Women’s, Men’s, Accessories and Children’s.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Co-ordinate product knowledge content     
o    Create template for each collection product knowledge pack, proposing the stories and themes to anchor the training around (to then be aligned with copy and brand teams)
o    Lead kick off meeting with merchandising to complete product knowledge 
o    Once co-ordinated with merchandising, review and update content (copy, layout, fonts) before passing document to copy and on to translations company
o    Manage translations (co-ordinate with external vendor, manage queries and communication of purchase orders, log against a tracker to manage budget)
o    Oversee translations budget and co-ordinate purchase orders via Ariba 
o    Distribute final content to Retail (e.g. upload main packs on Store Manual, post on chat groups, or liaise with other teams for other channels TB Inspo / Retail update)
Support product strategies
o    Research market and competitor trends 
o    Assist with analysis and assessment for development of core strategies
o    Assist with other strategic presentations 

PERSONAL PROFILE

Prior role in either Merchandising or Communications or Training content development

Luxury Fashion sector background preferable 
•    Presentation skills essential (must be highly competent on Powerpoint or Keynote)
•    Analytical (excel skills) helpful
•    Strategic thinking / ability to think of the bigger picture and not just detail


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