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Why work with us?

The Simply Group is a family owned business founded in 1995 by our Managing Director Gerrard Dennis.  We are a dynamic, customer focused and innovative company striving to be the best in the market.  With approximately 50 staff operating from our modern, purpose built premises in the picturesque town of Faversham in Kent.  We run a retail outlet, open plan office, photographic studio and 3 floors of warehousing where we pick, pack and despatch all customer orders.

Your time here will be challenging and in return rewarding.  We embrace a “can do” attitude that has allowed us to be where we are today, an award winning online retailer.  Being part of The Simply Group team will ensure your development and growth in return for your hard work and professionalism.

As a company we are never shy to try a new idea and always moving forward.  We welcome ideas from staff on how to make any aspect of the company better, whether that is a procedure within your personal role or a companywide initiative; please don’t hold back on suggestions.

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At The Simply Group we offer some great benefits to all eligible employees, these include;

Opportunities

Opportunities to gain vocational and professional qualifications.

Flexible Working

Our staff have flexi time and flexible hours available.

Long Service Holidays

Long standing staff members gain extra holiday.

Childcare Voucher Scheme

We offer a great childcare voucher scheme to our employees.

Modern Working Environment

We have lovely offices. A lovely environment to work in.

Staff Discounts

Our staff get discounts to all our online stores.

We have the following jobs available:

ORDER FULFILMENT OPERATIVE

Department: Warehouse
Reports to: Warehouse Manager

We are looking to recruit a Warehouse Operative to join our current hard working and efficient Warehouse Team. The main aspect of the role will be to assist in the picking and packing of orders placed by customers online. The successful candidate will be target driven and take pride in delivering high quality service whilst maintaining a high dispatch rate.

The right individual will be conscientious and have a good knowledge and understanding of a warehouse process. You will have good communications skills and be able to liaise confidently with all departments enabling the correct distribution of deliveries that arrive in to the warehouse on a daily basis.

Key responsibilities & objectives;

  • Assist the team in the picking of up to 1500 customer orders daily.
  • Pack customer orders with a daily target of 400 whilst maintaining 100% accuracy.
  • Assist in carrying out accurate weekly stock takes.
  • Process returned orders ensuring these are processed within the timeframe set out by the company’s Returns Policy.
  • Liaise with Customer Care Team to resolve any issues with returned items.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workstation to include a full clean down weekly.

Key skills and attributes;

  • Hard working and motivated
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Proven track record of hitting targets
  • Good communication skills
  • IT literate

Package;

  • £14,500per annum plus a £500 attendance bonus (Paid in the Christmas pay packet).
  • 28 days annual leave (including public holidays).
  • Parking & staff facilities.
  • Long service holiday
  • Childcare voucher scheme

Application deadline 30th April 2015

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Online Video Producer

Online Video Producer – Faversham, Kent

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated online video producer to join our hardworking and dedicated Media and Marketing Team. In this role you will be responsible for production within the videography studio, including video, audio and lighting. You will also be responsible for managing our store’s YouTube channels, which will include the administering of the stores, uploading videos and writing the descriptions. This is a highly self-directed role, therefore requiring someone with skills in all areas of video production, you should be able to manage projects from initial design right through to completion.

Key Responsibilities & Objectives;

  • You will be responsible for production, including video, audio, lighting and communicating effectively with the marketing team.
  • You will plan and organise the studio ready for filming model fashion videos.
  • You will produce advice, product and marketing videos for our blog and social media channel, ensuring lighting and sound quality is to the highest standard.
  • You will have the ability to complete tasks from the initial idea through to the final product.
  • Have great communication skills allowing you to convey your written scripts and storyboards to the Marketing Team effectively.
  • You will be responsible for the administering of the YouTube accounts, uploading videos, titling and descriptions.
  • You will plan, organise and produce a monthly live broadcast along with the Brand Specialists.
  • You will work in line with the company’s health and safety policy to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.
  • You will occasionally be required to travel for offsite location filming.

Required qualifications, knowledge, experience & skills;

  • You will have worked in a video production based role.
  • Experience producing high quality videos and working with presenters.
  • Strong Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro and After Effects skills.
  • You will have working knowledge of copywriting and visual storytelling.
  • Working knowledge of the video production lighting techniques.
  • Ability to capture high quality sound using booms, shotguns, wireless lavalier and other audio devices.
  • You will need to be highly organised and motivated individual who can confidently work on own initiative.
  • Have a good understanding of YouTube channel management.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Fluent in Mac OS
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule and occasionally travel for location filming.
  • Reasonable level of fitness for offsite location filming.
  • Photography and Photoshop skills are desirable but not essential

Package;

  • £20,000 per annum
  • Full Time 37.5 hours p/w
  • Permanent position
  • 28 days annual leave (incl. Bank Holidays)
  • Company Flexi time scheme
  • Parking and staff facilities
  • Long service holiday
  • Childcare voucher scheme

To apply for this position, please email your CV to jobs@thesimplygroup.com or you can write to the HR Manager, 5 Jubilee Way, Eurocentre, Faversham, ME13 8GD.

Application closing date: Tuesday 23rd June 2015

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