Visual Merchandiser,

United Kingdom, England, Altrincham

Business unit: Decorative Paints

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


  Visual Merchandiser
£22,000 - £31,000 per annum depending on experience
Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 5PG
Ideally with a background in store merchandising or space planning category you are are now ready to develop your career in a business that will make the most of your talents and develop your skills. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, including the Dulux ‘Super Brand’, we are recognised the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering market leading products. We are a company that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. We are now recruiting an Instore Activation Executive to help drive the performance of our national chain of Dulux Decorator Centres.
Our Dulux Decorator Centre business is a network of over 190 UK stores offering world class brands, expert advice and outstanding service. As Instore Activation Executive you will support Trading & Marketing team plans by creating and executing viable merchandising solutions as well as work with Category Managers to develop merchandising solutions for each range review. This will involve working with stores as well as internal and external stakeholders on how best to execute promotional plans and develop display solutions that enhance instore activities. You will also provide colleagues with general merchandising and display advice.
Ideally you will experience of space planning or store merchandising experience. Knowledge of space planning software, such as Nielsen’s Spaceman, would be an advantage. You will be are commercially astute and IT literate with the ability to juggle multiple projects and communicate confidently at all levels. Critically you will be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments.
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be a Instore Activation Executive in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, please visit our website via the link.

AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.
Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 23rd October.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

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Closing date

October 19, 2017

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United Kingdom





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Decorative Paints

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Entry Level

Full time/part time


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