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Commercial Development

An eclectic group of people work within the Commercial team to develop the Specsavers brand in Europe and beyond and seek new opportunities for business growth. 

Key information

With a remit that extends to the Netherlands, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland - International Business Development researches new markets, brands and products, gathers competitor and market intelligence, and protects our trademarks. It’s supported by teams in International Marketing and Professional Training and Development.

International Business Development

With a remit that extends to the Netherlands, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, International Business Development (IBD) researches new store location opportunities, supports the launch of these new stores and manages store refits and relocations. When we’re looking to open a new store, it’s our IBD team that identifies target towns, potential properties and possible partners. Once the case for a new store has been agreed, the IBD team leads the store set up to completion.

Research & Development

A small team within Commercial who are dedicated to finding new opportunities for Specsavers and keep close to new innovation and technology to support the growth of our business globally.

International Marketing

This dedicated team is responsible for Marketing in the Netherlands and both PR and Marketing in Spain. They work closely with colleagues in each of these regions to build marketing plans that will drive sales in our stores.

Application process

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Your first step is to apply for the Support Office position you want

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After an initial pre-screen, those meeting the role requirements will have a telephone interview

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Next is an interview / assessment, and you may be asked to complete an online questionnaire and other assessments in advance

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The next step is either a 2nd stage interview or an assessment centre

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After 2nd stage interviews/assessment centres, we will make decisions and offers to successful candidates

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We also share feedback to all candidates on the interview process, including the outcome of any assessments you've completed

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