At Zone3, we are driven to become the No.1 triathlon brand across the world. Founded in 2007, the brand has experienced rapid growth and is now sold in over 25 countries globally, represented at the highest level by athletes such as Tim Don, Sarah Piampiano, Mark Foster, Jake Birtwhistle and Andi Boecherer.

Our proudest achievement was being awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise 2018 for recognising the company’s outstanding growth and international expansion, and we continue to receive the highest rated product reviews and regularly feature in leading Triathlon magazines across the globe. 

Why Zone3?

 

  • We are committed to developing a leading global brand
  • The highest standards in customer service 
  • Developed by elite athletes, perfected by everyday athletes
  • The highest rated products on the market 
  • The highest quality products whilst maintaining affordable pricing
  • Multi-award winning brand

We are after the best and brightest minds, to become part of the growing team, in aiding our journey to become the most loved and chosen specialist sports brand around the world – creating award-winning products that embody our passion and inspires athletes to achieve their personal goals.

We have adopted the Agile project management style, and as a multi-award winning company, we offer company and social events throughout the year, and in additional to all the usual company benefits, we offer 60% staff discount across all product lines including our newest compression and fitness range.

We are a team of fantastic hard working individuals and enjoy a social team culture within a niche and dynamic sporty organisation.

Due to our rapid expansion and our plans for 2019, we have a number of fantastic opportunities in our company; 

  • E-Commerce Website & Marketplace Manager
  • Sportswear Graphic Designer and Product Developer
  • Buying, Merchandising & Supply Chain Assistant

E-Commerce Website & Marketplace Manager

  • Head Office based (Guildford)
  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Permanent / Full time
  • Immediate start

Scope of the role:

  • Maximising sales on Zone3.com by ensuring stock availability, beautifully presented product pages and UX. Managing sales campaigns and always ensuring a fantastic customer experience both before and after the sale.
  • Running weekly website reports to track sales, coupons and heat maps.
  • Assisting the merchandiser with managing stock controls across B2B & B2C sales channels.
  • Managing marketplace channels including Amazon to ensure accurate data input and optimisation.
  • Managing stock requirements for B2C events and tracking sell-through.

Who you’ll be working with:

As this is a new role, you will be taking full responsibility for the E-commerce and Marketplace sales but will be part of an amazing team and will work with a number of departments including:

Marketing: Working within our Agile marketing team to plan sales campaigns, social media, email messaging and ensuring the very best content is being promoted.

Sales: Working with the B2B sales team to ensure that we’re taking a 360o approach to any offers we are planning. Also working together to brainstorm new ideas how we can make our Amazon Marketplace offering more robust.

Operations: Working with our merchandiser and op’s team to ensure that we always have 100% stock availability on the website and are only promoting products which are in-stock. Also, carefully planning sales period based on stock availability. Finding solutions to any stock issues or customer problems and finding solutions in the quickest time possible.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills across all levels of the business
  • Strong IT skills with E-commerce experience
  • Used to rolling sleeves up and getting stuck in to make things happen at pace
  • Comfortable with working independently and autonomously
  • Positive and proactive approach to work
  • An interest in sports.

Currently the website is built with WordPress & Woo Commerce but we are planning a re-platform to Shopify. Experience with these platforms would be very advantageous.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV 

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Sportswear Graphic Designer & Product Developer

 

  • Head Office based (Guildford)
  • Salary is dependent on experience
  • Permanent / Full time
  • Immediate start 

This new position will be focused on our product and bringing to life the performance and innovative features the Zone3 brand offers. This includes web-site graphics, packaging, tags and marketing materials.

We have some of the highest rated products in the world and we want to ensure this is visually displayed at a very high level. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Naturally, creative flair is a must and the candidate should have at least two years previous experience in Graphic Design.

You will also have the opportunity to design new products and work with suppliers to help explain new features and modifications to existing products, so this is a versatile and exciting role. We are seeking someone with a passion for design with lots of drive and enthusiasm, ideally with experience in the sports industry or a keen interest in sport.

Key tasks include:

  • Thinking creatively to explain and showcase our products in the best way possible.
  • Understanding the performance features in sportswear and knowing how to graphically represent products to the end user.
  • Ensure that our products look the best they can from online photos to packaging and tags.
  • Be comfortable with English language and helping to write product descriptions and key selling points.
  • Be able to graphically explain feedback to suppliers to help improve our products further. A high level of written communication is very important.

There will also be further opportunities to work within the marketing department on ad-hoc design work to promote the brand.

Our considerations will include:

  • Experience in a similar graphic design role.
  • Full experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and In Design.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience in sportswear & an active interest in sport would be a distinct advantage
  • Commercial awareness combined with creative vision
  • Self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Highly organised with good time management skills and the ability to react quickly to changing demands, priorities & deadlines

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV 

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BUYING, MERCHANDISING & SUPPLY CHAIN ASSISTANT

  • Head Office based (Guildford)
  • Salary £18 – 22k DOE
  • Permanent / Full time
  • Immediate start

Zone3 are looking for a Buying, Merchandising & Supply Chain Assistant to join Europe’s highest-rated Triathlon brand. Winners of the 2018 Queen’s Award for Enterprise, we are looking for someone who shares our drive and passion to be the best and accept nothing less.

Description:

Reporting directly to the Buying & Merchandising Manager (BMM), the successful candidate will take on the following:

  • Liaise directly with suppliers to maintain the integrity of the stock life-cycle critical path;
  • Raising Purchase Orders and following through to delivery;
  • Supporting the BMM with the purchasing process – chasing samples, freight bookings and ensuring all deadlines are met;
  • Assist the BMM with the regular production of stock reports;
  • Update the Sales & Marketing teams on stock availability, sell-through and product updates;
  • Prepare and provide accurate analysis as requested by the BMM;
  • Provide the BMM with essential information regarding orders, deliveries and products;
  • Be the main point of contact for the warehouse to answer queries, ensure timely fulfilment and stock accuracy;
  • Allocation of stock against customer orders, flagging any issues to the BMM;
  • Ad hoc tasks as required

Why apply for this role?

This is a fantastic and exciting time to join Zone3. We are experiencing a period of exceptional growth and looking for people who will be able to grow with the business.

The plan for this position is to find someone with the drive and motivation to learn the business and grow with us into a management role as we continue to expand over the coming years.

We would love to meet someone with:

  • Excellent communication skills across all levels of the business;
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel as a minimum;
  • Minimum 1yr experience in either Buying, Merchandising or Supply Chain;
  • Excellent organisation, able to manage multiple projects at once;
  • High attention to detail
  • Ambition to be the best and develop with Zone3;

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to Buying & Merchandising Manager James Pennicott

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