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Merchandisng Assistant Apprentice at The Hut Group
England, GB

The THG apprenticeship programme is an exciting opportunity for ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

Our apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to innovate and work on real projects, learn on the job from people who have a vast amount of industry experience, whilst working towards a recognised apprenticeship qualification. At THG we offer apprenticeships from Foundation Level right through to Master’s Degree Level, across a number of our different divisions, giving you the opportunity to learn and grow with THG.

The THG apprenticeship programme is a great way to gain new skills in one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. The company owns and operates many leading brands including, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, Hale Country Club, ESPA and - The world’s #1 online sports nutrition brand. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

At THG we are committed to developing our future talent through the THG apprenticeship programme. If you think you’ve got what it takes to join us and make an impact at THG, we would love to hear from you.


About the Division:

Consumer is home to THG’s heritage sites, that includes brands such as Zavvi, IWOOT, and Popinabox - some of Europe's largest online retailers for Licensed Movie Merchandise, Collectables of all types and Gifting products.

There’s a real passion and drive within our innovative team, to both achieve and be part of something special. This hard working and driven culture has been key to driving rapid international growth. A focus on in-house produce and exclusive products through our print on demand facility, has accelerated evolution of the sites away from traditional entertainment retailers towards growing Merchandise and Collectable markets – an area we plan to continue our investment in. We are looking for creative, innovative, and resourceful people to come and join us on our exciting journey.

THG is an exciting, fast paced working environment where you will work with and learn from the best in the business. We like innovators, entrepreneurial thinkers, people who are capable of thinking outside the box, leading and making key decisions.


The Day to Day Responsibilities

Start with a Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship-

The Merchandising Assistant role will involve working closely with the category Merchandisers/ Senior Merchandiser to support and facilitate informed decisions and maximise availability through tight control of the critical path.

•Maintenance and control of delivery schedule - updating with confirmed delivery dates and booking references

•Sending daily availability reports to Buyers, Traders and Senior Management

•Producing daily intake and outstanding delivery reports to distribute to Merchandising and Buying teams

•Working with Merchandiser to raise purchase orders on internal system

•Liaising with suppliers and Buyers to resolve queries. Updating the system with order feedback – price, barcode, style number, delivery dates and quantity amendments

•Chasing deliveries of POs in line with expected delivery dates and product launches

•Monitoring past delivery dates and closing POs accordingly

•Working closely with the warehouse to arrange reporting and resolve stock issues and delivery discrepancies

•Uploading packing note details in into the ASN Generator to create Goods-In Advice for the warehouse.

•Checking the exceptions report and reporting discrepancies to supplier.

•Liaising with Accounts Payable team to resolve invoice querie


The Person:

•Needs to be a very organised and self-motivated individual who works well on their own initiative yet is also seen as a confident team player.

•Highly numerate with strong analytical skills

•Good administrative skills

•Strong verbal and written communication skills with all levels of internal and external seniority

•Highly flexible to adapt to the needs of a fast paced environment

•Excel proficient



· Eligible for Company Bonus Scheme.

· £100 Attendance Bonus each month for full attendance.

· Staff Discounts across THG brands.

· Discounted gym memberships for multiple locations in the local area.

· Exciting and endless career progression prospects.

· Salary – Competitive Apprenticeship Package

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