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Junior Merchandiser / Merchandising Assistant

Are you looking for an opportunity to get your career in gear?
Do you have a passion for all things automotive?

Japspeed are seeking a bright and proactive Digital Merchandiser; who will own the design, build and maintenance processes for our brand websites. You will be a reliable and energetic team player with a drive for all things cars - whether its Import, European or American you'll be able to indulge your inner petrolhead with like-minded people here.

You will have a keen eye for detail and a flair for design with the ability to turn a brief into effective marketing assets.

This is a fantastic position, ideal for a year-out / sandwich course study placement which for the right candidate could springboard to further opportunities.

Our Manchester HQ is home to 20,000sw/ft of performance products, sales offices as well as our workshop and world-famous drift team; Team Japspeed. From performing donuts in the warehouse to photo-shoots with famous faces no two days are ever the same with us but you will enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere at work while you make everything about our website awesome!

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Previous experience of Magento or similar CMS.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator a distinct advantage.
  • Proficiency with CSV file types and their use in bulk updating inventory on online selling platforms.
  • A flair for design alongside creative problem solving skills.
  • High levels of organisation to manage multiple tasks within deadline.
  • An ability to coordinate and work efficiently as part of a larger team.
  • Initiative to learn quickly and masrer new e-commerce technologies and techniques.
  • Hands-on experience with the Search Engine Optimisations (SEO) process an advantage.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the maintenance and expansion of all our sales channels.
  • Supporting our existing Graphic Designer with a range of on-going projects.
  • Ensure new product ranges are added to our e-commerce catalogue.
  • Sourcing required data from product manufacturers in order to list their products.
  • Preparing CSV file uploads for new products and product amendments across our sales channels.
  • Aid in the preparation of product imagery, ensuring strict standard guidelines are adhered to.

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. No two days are ever the same with us but you will enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere at work. If you’re up for a challenge this could be just what you need to get your motor running.

To apply for this position please email your CV and cover letter to sales@japspeed.co.uk

Working hours are 8:30am - 5:30pm. 
Salary negotiable DOE

Please note this is a 12 month contract - a permanent position may be negotiable on successful completion.


Junior Web Developer / Designer

Are you looking for an opportunity to get your career in gear?
Do you have a passion for all things automotive?

Japspeed are seeking a bright and proactive web developer / designer; who will own the design, build and maintenance processes for our brand websites. You will be a reliable and energetic team player with a drive for all things cars - whether its Import, European or American you'll be able to indulge your inner petrolhead with like-minded people here.

This is a fantastic position, ideal for a year-out / sandwich course study placement which for the right candidate could springboard to further opportunities.

Our Manchester HQ is home to 20,000sw/ft of performance products, sales offices as well as our workshop and world-famous drift team; Team Japspeed. From performing donuts in the warehouse to photo-shoots with famous faces no two days are ever the same with us but you will enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere at work while you make everything about our website awesome!

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Experience in web design and development backed up by your portfolio
  • An in depth knowledge of HTML, CSS and PHP
  • Confidence writing code optimised for both desktop and mobile interactivity
  • Hands-on experience with the Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) process an advantage
  • Creative and effective problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to manage multiple tasks within deadline
  • An ability to coordinate and work efficiently as part of a larger team
  • An initiative to learn quickly and master new e-commerce web technologies and techniques
  • Previous experience of Magento and CSV file types a distinct advantage
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator a benefit but not essential

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Consistent development of website layout / user interface, adhering to industry standard practices
  • Maintaining, expanding and scaling of all our brand websites
  • Presenting designs and key milestone deliverables to senior management
  • Ensuring our web presence is optimised for mobile / tablet interactivity across all platforms
  • The complete SEO process for all our products

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. No two days are ever the same with us but you will enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere at work. If you’re up for a challenge this could be just what you need to get your motor running.

To apply for this position please email your CV and cover letter to sales@japspeed.co.uk

Working hours are 8:30am - 5:30pm. 
Salary negotiable DOE

Please note this is a 12 month contract - a permanent position may be negotiable on successful completion.


Sales Advisor

Are you looking for an opportunity step your career up a gear?
Do you want to work alongside other motorsport enthusiasts?

We're looking for an enthusiastic sales advisor with a passion for all things automotive. It goes without saying you will take pride in delivering exceptional customer service via email and phone but you will also have a keen attention to detail and superb IT skills.

The Role:

  • Responding promptly and professionally to all enquiries by phone and email from both public and trade.
  • Actively engage with our diverse product range to match the correct product with the customer’s needs.
  • Assist with the day to day running of all sales outlets including our website and eBay store ensuring all orders are processed promptly.

The Petrolhead we are looking for:

  • An enthusiastic and driven people person.
  • Strong IT and literary skills with hands-on experience of eBay, Amazon and Magento dashboards a bonus.
  • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills.

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. No two days are ever the same with us but you will enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere at work. If you’re up for a challenge this could be just what you need to get your motor running.

To apply for this position please email your CV and cover letter to sales@japspeed.co.uk

Working hours are 8:30am - 5:30pm. 
Salary negotiable DOE