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Product Set Up Assistant

Support Office»E-Commerce


Job Reference: 175869BR

Nottingham Support Office

Fixed Term


Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

Product Set-up Assistant –

Welcome to the team – an exciting team within Boots UK which is at the heart of our growth plans as more customers look to us for online help, advice and shopping inspiration, as well as of course the best Boots products, prices and offers. As customers are changing, so are we: focusing on really understanding our customers’ needs and making the most of our great products and services to optimise the online shopping experience and drive growth.

The Product set-up team is a key team within e-commerce team, responsible for day to day set-up of items on the website and optimisation their product detail pages.

The team is a new team whose focus is on ensuring the best customer experience on site within the product detail page. This team will also ensure we find smarter and quicker ways of getting product live onto and spend more on the insights and improving our journey.

About the opportunity:

• Set up of all new products on – from technical set up, through product copy, attributes, categorisation, imagery etc.
• Continually optimising products once they are live – e.g. reviewing attributes in line with search data to ensure products that our customers are searching for can be found
• Supporting the e-commerce trading team and customer planning team to ensure best in class launches for promotions, events, NPD etc.
• Representing the customer when setting up products, rather than thinking like the business – to ensure that each PDP works as hard as possible to drive conversion

About you:

• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to react quickly to new ways of working, and to identify improvements to process
• Analytically driven
• Problem solving
• Optimisation led helpful- having a good understanding of the customer journey and the role the product detail page plays in it
• SEO knowledge helpful – must be willing to learn about SEO and apply knowledge learnt in the role

IMPORTANT NOTE: some roles within the team requires some working outside normal offices hours. This typically involves working from 5am one or two times a month, occasional weekend working particularly at peak times and occasional overnight working e.g. for major launches.


We have a great range of benefits* that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
• Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
• Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearingcare)
• Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
• Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
• Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes
• Excellent onsite facilities including: staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links including on campus bus stops – Support Office only

*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact

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