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Food Specials Administrator

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£25,800 - £34,000*

*Plus an additional 10% London Weighting


Head Office {amount} miles away
Lidl House, 14 Kingston Road, Surbiton
KT5 9NU London


Full Time

Experience Level

Entry Level

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£28,380 up to £37,400* per annum | 30 days’ holiday (pro rata) | 10% in-store discount | Pension scheme

Everyone who works at Lidl brings something unique to the table - but we also have a whole lot in common. We’re curious, collaborative, and passionate about what we do.

Just like you.

As a Lidl Food Special Administrator, you’ll be responsible for the day to day running of promotional offers and working with suppliers. From preparing and analysing sales data to managing deadlines, you’ll be co-ordinating with buyers and suppliers to deliver a real impact to each of our stores. You’ll also have the opportunity to work alongside internal departments, senior management, and external partners.

In return, we’ll give you a competitive salary based on equal opportunity and pay structures, as well as a generous benefits package designed to support your well-being and life outside of Lidl.

We’re proud to be a diverse, secure and fast-growing business, so we’ll make sure you have access to the right training and real opportunities to build your career as well.

What you'll do

  • Running weekly promotional offers and working with suppliers to confirm promotions by phone and email.
  • Supporting the Food Specials team with planning, managing, and executing Limited Offer promotions.
  • Working cross functionally and communicating with several other Lidl departments including, but not limited to, Buying, Supply Chain, Marketing (Advertising and PR Communications) and Merchandising, as well as our international counterparts.
  • Sample management. Dealing with requests from suppliers, taking pictures, recording product information, and handing over to relevant departments.
  • Role includes manual handling of parcels
  • Preparing and analysing sales data and inputting data
  • Co-ordinating with suppliers, regarding advertising and artwork, ensuring items are advertised correctly
  • Conducting independent research to support future innovation
  • Solving problems and improving efficiencies
  • Managing several different deadlines simultaneously
  • Providing ad-hoc administrator support


What you'll need

  • Well-organised with the ability to multitask and work to targets and strict deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Pro-active and self-starter, approaching problems logically and calmly
  • Positive can-do attitude with eagerness to learn
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication with the confidence and composure to deal with direct exposure to internal departments, senior management, and external partners
  • The ability to adapt to a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • An engaged team player
  • German language is highly desirable, but not essential

What you'll receive


            • 30 days holiday (pro rata)

            • 10% in-store discount

            • Sabbatical

            • Enhanced family leave

            • Pension scheme

            • Plus, more of the perks you deserve


  *includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting allowance

 Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you’re ready to get stuck in, want to get more out of your career and make a real difference, find your place at Lidl and apply now.


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