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 Karen Millen and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Endura, 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. Last year 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 role:
The Category Assistant will support all the teams by owning the product approvals for our key licensee’s as well as the maintenance of seasonal documents used cross functionally to understand the development of the range. You will pro-actively provide research to support new commercial product opportunities whilst assisting the Head of Category with both the day to day running of the team and ongoing Category projects.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Line plan Maintenance
Working Showrooms / Sample Management
Catalogue Content / Marketing Assets
This job description is not exhaustive, and you may be required to carry out other duties as requested.
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This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.