Web Content Assistant

Sports Direct International
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Since our launch back in 1982 we have taken the sports retail world by storm. With over 800 stores both at home here in the UK and in 21 countries around the world as well as a full multi-channel retail website and mobile applications - we are still growing. At we pride ourselves on progression and development of our staff and many of our staff at Head Office have been with us for many years. In the current retail world that’s quite unique and we invite you to be a part of it.

We are currently recruiting for Web Content Assistants to join our Web Content Team, you will be responsible for updating and maintaining both product and category copy across Sports Direct and all other associated websites. Using both internal and external resource as well as the most up-to-date SEO methods your main focus will be ensuring maximum visibility on the web and you will be the driving force behind a number of specialist categories.

Key Aspects of the Role:

  • Updating and maintaining product descriptions across the online catalogue with SEO-rich content
  • Ensuring products are correctly categorised and presented on the relevant websites
  • Communicating with the Buyers and suppliers to gather key and relevant product information and uploading of the information to the website
  • Working with the SEO team to keep up-to-date with best practice
  • Working closely with other E-Commerce teams in key periods and assisting where required (e.g. – Customer Services)

Essential Skills / Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills, especially written
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Outlook, Word and Excel
  • To be able to balance a work load according to the needs of the business and be adaptable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to hit targets and work to set KPIs

Desired Skills / Experience:

  • Good general knowledge of SEO but not essential
  • Understanding of Google adwords & google analytics
  • Experience of content marketing