Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation
Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.
We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.
We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. In 2016 the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.
We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.
For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.
Key Purpose of the Job
To support and assist the Chairman of Pentland Brands, in a variety of business contexts. You will provide briefings, analysis and presentations for internal and external audiences and ensure that all company information, external research and market data provided is insightful, accurate and concise.
This is a fast-paced and varied role where you will be required to liaise with colleagues, partners, suppliers and customers to ensure the Chairman is prepared in advance of all meetings. You will be based in the UK at our Global Headquarters in London with occasional travel as required.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Support the Chairman across five key areas: Pentland Group, Pentland Brands, JD Sports, Charity & Community and Academic responsibilities, through:
External business context
Internal business context
Research and Analysis
Meetings and Presentations
What you need to have
What we need to see in you
This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.