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Job listing closed on 2 May 2024
18 Apr 2024


🇬🇧 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.
Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Commercial
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 002722
Published: about 16 hours ago
Expiry date: 01 May 2024 10:59


Newcastle upon Tyne

Permanent, Full Time

Competitive Salary

Closing Date 1 May 2024

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role

As our Merchandiser you will work closely with our buyer, deciding on product ranges for our online and in-stores. You will manage the inflow of our kit partner, along with other supplier products to optimise the sales across all products with a focus on kit partner product.

You will manage the relationship with our 3rd party warehouse, developing and providing reporting for the retail channel function.

Your impact

You will be educated to a degree level, ideally within a business management related field. You will have significant experience working in a similar role, with a strong background in the retail sector ideally in a sports, fashion or department store.

You will have excellent knowledge of retail trends, with the ability to manage suppliers and vendors.

You will be highly numerate, with a good knowledge of financial reporting being able to use data to drive decisions.

You can work in a fast paced, high pressured environment with good negotiation skills.

About the team

You will work in our Buying and Merchandising team and will be part of our wider Retail and Licensing team. You will report to our Head of Buying and Merchandising and will work closely with our Ecommerce and Stores teams.

Why choose us

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In additional we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.


We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with.