Industrial Placement 2022/23 - Digital Production & Planning (Point of Sale)

Job Type Comms and Marketing
Location Bracknell Campus
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 17/10/2021
Vacancy Type Temporary
Salary £20,400.00 - £20,400.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35


What’s the role about?

Our Industrial Placement Programme within Point of Sale (POS) Digital Production & Planning, will make you see retail in a new light. Our unique Partnership difference and approach to business will enable you to get the most out of your placement year. Our placements combine hands-on experience with real projects. You will also receive relevant on the job training.

Within the Content Strategy, Programme and Productition Team, you will Support the planning and coordination of the production of all POS material through the end to end POS process from initial request, agreeing the correct level of POS support, content creation including copywriting, design, photography, illustration, mechanism development, approval, sign off, print production and delivery to branches.


What will you be doing?

  • Support the Production and Planning teams in the scheduling and delivery of effective in store point of sale and online and digital marketing assets.

  • Ensure process and critical paths are agreed and communicated to relevant stakeholders internally and externally and projects are delivered on time and to budget.

  • Support the planning and coordination of in store point of sale material ensuring consistent standards of content and production are achieved and materials are delivered within agreed budget and deadlines.

  • Produce guidelines for retail for branch communication and to ensure the correct implementation and compliance.

  • Work together with other stakeholders,suppliers and teams to ensure POS materials are produced on time and in line with briefs and objectives.

  • Maintain awareness of competitor activity and market trends. Innovate and explore new opportunities and make recommendations for implementation.


What you'll have

 To be eligible for this role, you must be studying an undergraduate degree at university. As part of your degree, you will be taking a year out in industry commencing July 2022.

What else could you bring?

● Experience of project management and working to budgets

● Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

● Knowledge of print and digital in store communications

● Knowledge and understanding of digital channels and media sales

● Interest in food and drink

External Candidates - please view the job outline attached to the advert.

Internal Partners - please find the job outline in this folder -

Please Note:

  • Interviews will take place at the beginning of November.

  • The placement will start on Monday 18th July 2022.

  • We will only accept one application for any of the Partnership Industrial Placement schemes. If you apply for more than one scheme, we will take the first application we receive. You will then receive an email notifying you of the withdrawal of any subsequent applications.

  • Please print off the job outline now, as you will be unable to view it once the vacancy has closed.

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early ​

The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time. (If internal, check your Workday notifications and see further guidance on the PDW under "Internal application process"). 

As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.



We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -

Attachment: Digital Production & Planning Industrial Placement.pdf 


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