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.

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 products
  • Winner of the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise 2018

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; 

  • Buying, Merchandising & Supply Chain Assistant
  • Public Relations Executive

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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PUBLIC RELATIONS EXECUTIVE 

 

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

The nature of the growing business means we have a fantastic opportunity for an PR Executive to join the Zone3 team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the International Marketing Manager, manage all PR and global brand awareness for Zone3 within the triathlon industry
  • Ensure PR timelines, budgets, milestones, and deliverable meet deadlines.
  • Manage distribution of press materials, EPKs, media packs etc.
  • Manage press events such as press trips, experiences events and any other PR initiatives
  • Circulate brand story content and write press releases to gain coverage of Zone3 in the media
  • Manage and administer product reviews
  • Manage product seeding and distribution to worldwide media and allocate samples accordingly, ensuring coverage is maximised
  • Reach out to global tri-related media globally for editorials, competitions and advertorials opportunities, feeding back results to the International Marketing Manager
  • Work with social and design teams to integrate community and PR plans.
  • Work with Sponsorship Coordinator to leverage influencers to raise awareness of new and existing products or key events within the year
  • Come up with fresh ideas to grow the Zone3 brand globally and get front of mind with consumers
  • Analysis of effectiveness of PR channels through coverage and campaign reporting, including quantitative, qualitative and KPI assessments.
  • Competitor analysis

Job Requirements:

  • University degree or equivalent education required
  • Previous experience in triathlon-specific market is highly desirable
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage relationships
  • Proven track record of several successful PR campaigns.
  • Energetic and vibrant personality
  • Strong negotiating skills for advertorial in print/online
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
  • Professional manner and ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to work autonomously and efficiently
  • Driver’s license
  • Occasional weekend work may be required

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Applications close on October 1st, 2018

Due to the high volumes of applicants we receive, unfortunately we are unable to reply to every application. Please note, if you are successful for an interview we will contact you within two weeks.