The primary purpose of the brand & marketing department is to make sure our target customers know who we are, why we are different to other retailers and where they can shop with us.
Through a broad range of channels and campaign messages we aim to keep customers excited and drive repeat purchases. Sounds simple?
With so many brands competing for consumer attention across Europe, it’s vital our brands stand out and stay relevant. That’s what makes life in the brand & marketing team so exciting. Placements are given an opportunity to play a key role in creating and executing our consumer-facing marketing activity across six European countries.
Start date: September 2023
Here’s what you’ll need in order to join our diverse and committed team.
As part of your third year of any sandwich degree course
Show us the skills that can help our brands stand out in the crowd
Thinking outside the box will be a regular part of your placement
You must be a proactive individual with the ability to use your initiative to drive the business
To ensure we attract and retain the best talent, we offer a range of great benefits to all employees. Your exact salary and benefits package will be discussed with you at the offer stage of the application process. However, all associates will receive:
These apply to products in our stores and online. You’ll also have access to multiple double discount weekends.
We give generous holiday allowances relevant to your location. The number of days will rise as you spend more time with us.
When you join us, you’ll be entitled to become a member of the Company Pension Scheme. We’ll share more information about this when you start.
You’ll receive ongoing learning and development opportunities and support throughout your career at TJX.
You can get interest free season ticket support relevant to your location.
We recognise that moving to another country can be daunting, so we’ll help you make that transition easier by providing support if you’re relocating from outside of the UK.
We offer paid paternity, maternity, shared parental and adoption leave.
You’ll have access to join an onsite gym and discounted sessions/classes throughout the UK.
You will complete an induction programme in your first two weeks which will set you up for success and help you settle into life at TJX, with lots of additional learning opportunities throughout your placement to bolster your CV and marketing expertise.
Whichever team you join, you’ll be helping develop strategies and delivering tactics, using and enhancing your creative thinking and sharp commercial focus. Our business moves faster than many other retailers, so you’ll need to be agile and ready for every challenge that comes your way.
During this 12 month placement, you’ll complete two or three rotations, working in key functions within the brand and marketing department.
End-to-end campaign and European marketing planning, including campaign management and managing the lead creative agency relationship.
Execution of marketing activity to engage with customers across multiple touchpoints (e.g. social media, PR, paid media).
Local delivery of marketing plans and creative content plus execution.
Provide and share a single view of the customer by collating and analysing multiple data sources.
Design and produce creative content at scale and volume, both externally and internally.
Become an expert in creating innovative in-store and online solutions that evolve the way we trade our business and enhance the customer journey.
Manage reputation, customer engagement – both pro-active (corporate responsibility) and reactive (crisis) and align customer service policy and best practice.
Manage the loyalty and gift card schemes.
Meet some of our associates who’ve experienced our placement programmes and hear their stories about life at TJX Europe.
No day is the same and I always feel challenged to get involved in new, stretched projects which are helping me to grow & evolve.Read more
One of the many things I love about TJX is the opportunities they provide both within and outside of your day-to-day role. No two days are ever the same and I have been able to get involved in charity activities, shadow other teams to learn more about the wider business, go on store and PC visits and much, much more!Read more
This placement will provide you with strong, all-round experience of retail-focused branding and marketing. Successfully completing it will stand you in good stead to take on marketing roles.
Our brand new campus in Watford has been created to fit our culture and inspire and encourage teamwork.