Careers at Box

Trainee business Manager – entrepreneur - Online buying & Selling £15K+ Profit Share Scheme

Box Ltd are one of the UK’s leading online retailers of consumer electronics and have been trading for over 20 years. We sell online via own our website www.box.co.uk , via online market places and our retail store. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and expanding company.

Job Role

We are looking for somebody entrepreneurial who either has who has a passion to buy and sell products or somebody is looking to progress within a forward thinking online company. We welcome applicants from any industry and are particularly keen to hear from anybody who could bring new product categories to our organisation across any product sector.

The trainee business manager is an exciting and varied role which will allow the right candidate to build upon their existing product knowledge, negotiation, buying, pricing, promotion, merchandising, and stock management skills. You will manage your own set of product categories to sell across our own website and across market places. You will be given all the support required to be successful in the role you will have the freedom to find new and exciting buying opportunities. We will provide the perfect platform including warehouse & dispatch, finance and website audiences of Millions of consumers.

The successful candidate will have natural entrepreneurial flair, experience in business and selling online, be self motivated with strong drive for success and a great eye for detail.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for product selection, pricing, stock availability, negotiation of supplier terms and profit/loss.
  • Create and set-up products on the Box Internal system, taking responsibility for full product merchandising including images/videos, descriptions and specification across box website and marketplaces.
  • Price management and maintenance across product categories and websites.
  • Ensure product category pages are populated with correct along with relevant accessories and creating product bundles where specified.
  • Work with other business managers  around promotions of products,
  • Raising stock orders with suppliers to ensure we are maintaining suitable levels of stock across product categories.
  • Liaise with internal teams around product queries, pricing issues, product returns and delivery of orders. Liaise with suppliers and vendors which relate to products.
  • Working with Internal marketing team to carryout vendor marketing activity as outlined in marketing plans.
  • Ultimately be responsible for your entire categories

Skills and Experience

  • Buying experience across any industry or a passion for buying and selling products
  • A working knowledge of the internet/e-commerce
  • A well-organised self-starter, who has strong communications skills, which are vital when dealing with suppliers and customers over the telephone, face to face, and when working with colleagues
  • A quick learner who has the ability to find new buying opportunities from any product category.

Type: Full Time

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to rob@box.co.uk highlighting your experience and why you think you’re suitable for the role.

Hours – 9:-00 – 5:30pm




Assistant Product Manager, Box Limited Birmingham - Salary £15K

Box Ltd are one of the UK’s leading online retailers of consumer electronics and have been trading for over 20 years. We sell online via own our website www.box.co.uk , via online market places and our retail store. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and expanding company.

Job Role

We are looking for an Assistant Product Manager that will be able to provide help and support to our Category Manager in order to maximise the profit within their categories.

You will have good time management and administration which has either been gained in previous roles or developed within your education.

The Assistant Product Manager role is an exciting and varied role which will allow the right candidate to build upon their existing negotiation, buying, pricing, promotion, merchandising, and stock management.

The right candidate will be given all the support and training and opportunity to progress within Box to eventually take on categories of their own and become a Category Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and set-up products on the Box Internal system, taking responsibility for full product merchandising including images/videos, descriptions and specification across box website and marketplaces.
  • Price management and maintenance across product categories and websites.
  • Ensure product category pages are populated with correct products as outlined by Category Manager along with relevant accessories and creating product bundles where specified.
  • Work with Category Manager around promotions of products,
  • Raising stock orders with suppliers to ensure we are maintaining suitable levels of stock across product categories.
  • Creation of reports to assist the Category Manager as required including aged stock, slow movers and identifying popular products.
  • Liaise with internal teams around product queries, pricing issues, product returns and delivery of orders. Liaise with suppliers and vendors which relate to products.
  • Working with Internal marketing team to carryout vendor marketing activity as outlined in marketing plans.
  • Raising of marketing invoices with supporting proof of activity
  • Take responsibility for your chosen categories in the absence of the Category Manager.

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to communicate both internally and externally via phone and email to navigate external systems and websites.
  • Understanding of technical specifications and general product knowledge for chosen product categories along with an interest in technology.
  • Good range of negotiation skills to help manage strategic partnerships.
  • Good time management and the ability to manage multiple tasks along with strong team-working skills and the ability to work in a fast paced online environment.
  • Understanding of online websites and marketplaces
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and its relevant functions along with ability to pick up internal systems quickly.

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to rob@box.co.uk highlighting your experience and why you think you’re suitable for the role.

Hours – 9:-00 – 5:30pm

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