Design Display Specialist, Marketing - Boots UK

Job reference: 127777BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Secondment
Hours per week: 25 to 34 per week
The Display specialist is responsible for ensuring that our displays and in store materials are designed to deliver the in store customer experience. Aligned to the marketing pillars, category strategies and store formats, to ensure we deliver our business and customer goals/KPI’s and targets. You will be responsible for the delivery of all category resets and rebuilds in line with our company merchandising activity plan. Accountable for creating the communication brief for in store point of sale materials and display aids, in line with Boots visual identity principles and customer experience brief. This will include the development and approval, ensuring the solutions are commercially focused and operationally effective for stores. Creation of artwork into the print production process for delivery into stores, in accordance with timescales and budgets. Adopting a continuous learning cycle to evolve the customer in store experience by understanding results, customer insights and changing shopper and business needs.
Key Responsibilities:
• Lead and develop the instore communication brief based on the customer proposition and customer experience by format. Work with our design agencies to develop the creative response and solutions in line with the Boots visual identity.
• To understand our customers needs and what they expect to see in the future ensuring we can continue to innovate the customer experience for the future
• An understanding of the customer, market changes and latest shopping habits and behaviours with a passion for retail.
• Ability to manage and lead external agencies and brands, with experience in project management
• Manage critical paths and costs in line with project plans, managing stakeholders in line with expectations
• Cross functional working and relationship building with the ability to influence and strong communication skills

A bit about you:

• Work in an agile culture supporting and contributing to this way of working applying the methodology, tools and techniques
• Calibration and cross functional working building relationships across various internal and external contacts
• Strong communication and stakeholder management
• Able to work at pace to deliver the business plans right first time in line with critical dates and budget
• Able to hold people to account

A bit about the team:

An exciting customer focused role at the heart of the Marketing function which brings variety and visibility to many elements of Boots UK.

Fast paced and extremely passionate, our Marketing team drive our success and keep our customers coming back for more, through inspiring and innovative communications. Promoting our latest products, delivering great offers that make our customers feel good and inspiring our colleagues.

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting

What we can offer you:

• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship