Fashion and Merchandise Development Officers

Fashion and Merchandise Development Officers

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Business development / Sales
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Project / programme management
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Market research
  • Research (qualitative / quantitative)


Norwich, NR17 1EJ
Mainly at home, or mainly at the office.
Travel limit? 10 miles


Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
Short term project: 1-15 hours, completed within 4 months
The post holder will work with colleagues and autonomously from home. for a maximum of 15 hours.

To be part of the Premier Foundation’ s Transformation Team, assisting the CEO in developing an online store to promote the charity and raise funds.

What will you be doing?

Duties and Responsibilities:

In order to establish a new online store, members of the team will research other charities’ merchandising operations and undertake competitor analysis on product lines and marketing material.

The creation of product, through to the launch and promotion, will be developed with the CEO, Marketing & Social Networking Officer, and the Celebrity & Corporate Fundraising Liaison Officer.

The role will eventually include responsibility for overseeing the dispatch of products to customers.

Support will be available from the Premier Foundation team.

What are we looking for?

Those with a prior design and merchandising track record would be ideal as would those with experience of working in a charity’s retail business.

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic communicators who are comfortable dealing with different stakeholder groups.

Proficiency with database entry and with internet research essential.

What difference will you make?

An online store will be developed to raise funds and promote the charity. Encouraging celebrities, social influencers, and high net worth individuals who resonate with the aims and ideals of Premier Foundation, to endorse the Foundation's products.

What's in it for the volunteer?

This opportunity is a chance to use your creativity and initiative, by bringing your experience working in the fashion and design industry to develop a new online store. You would be working with the CEO, Marketing and Social Networking Officer, and Celebrity and Corporate Fundraising Liaison Offer to launch and promote the product line.

Before you apply

Please apply with covering note and CV. Applicants will be contacted in the first instance by the Volunteer Co-ordinator, and then if applicable, an interview may take place with the CEO via Skype.
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