Digital Merchandising Assistant - FTC

London, United Kingdom
10 Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021

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.


To support digital merchandiser in ensuring an innovative & exciting consumer experience through a balance of art & commerce. Implement merchandising strategies set by Digital Merchandisers/VM and stay on top of site maintenance, in line with Brand vision & in order to contribute to the financial success of the Business.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract.


  • Assist merchandiser with buy prep and take notes on commercial grading & styling callouts during brand presentations in market, post market check congruency.
  • Understand sales and engagement trends from Analyst & trading team covering all key digital metrics to reflect in terms of site merchandising in a timely fashion.
  • Review weekly, monthly, quarterly reporting and analysis to understand customer's needs across different markets & identify opportunities for growth.
  • Run and review bestsellers between on and offline and highlight any shortages in stock and size availability and content missing.
  • Drive sales through regular product merchandising and the optimisation of taxonomy, filters and on site search.
  • Ensure that links are all jointed up with products merchandised in relevant pages for Emails, Home and Landing pages.
  • Execute site merchandising into staging projects, check projects are pushed through and signed off with merchandiser/ VM and review live site merchandising.
  • Stay on top of uploading all correct product attribution and facets, ensure unbought size removed before product launches.
  • Implement complete look recommendations in time for monthly products launch and deliver a luxury customer experience with accuracy and consistency through frequent site checks.
  • Connect with others in a clear and timely manner (Merchandising Operations, Digital Commerce; Content and Publishing Team, Corporate and Regional Merchandising Teams, Digital Marketing, SEO, Email teams).


  • Must have previous digital experience in merchandising or buying (if a graduate level, experience gained during an internship in this field is required).
  • Accuracy, great attention to detail.
  • Analytical, good numerical skills.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork.
  • Previous experience with Web Analytics tools.

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