Assistant Merchandiser

Assistant Merchandiser

DOE & range of benefits
REF: 12075AA
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Job Description

We are recruiting the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand known for their ethical and organic values.  The Team are recruiting for an Assistant Merchandiser, ideally from an apparel/clothing or relatable background.

The ideal candidate will be a wizard with EXCEL, with strong analytical and forecasting skills, and the experience of managing stock to maximise potential sales across channels.  A super organised individual with excellent time management skills, who will thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment!   

Assistant Merchandiser – The Job Outline

Responsible for collating relevant data and analysing the information to support the merchandisers to potentialise the business. 

  • Lead the analysis of current and historical data.  
  • Forecast at line level core range by channel and location.
  • Analyse trading through the season against budget, identifying areas of opportunity or risk.
  • Draw together analysis and data from trade and direct to consumer.
  • Create accurate forecast requirements for short and long term.
  • Monitor and optimise our stocks.
  • Manage, develop and lead a merch admin to meet business and individual objectives.

Assistant Merchandiser – The Person Specification

  • Experience within a merchandising role for a clothing/apparel business, preferably with both wholesale and direct to consumer experience. 
  • Highly proficient n MS Excel with solid knowledge of advanced functions and the ability to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data.
  • The ability to analyse data to gain deep insights and make key recommendations and proposals appropriate to business needs.
  • Knowledge of databases and report building.
  • Great team player.
  • Knowledge of, or experience in the apparel industry would be highly beneficial.
  • Excellent communicator in the spoken and written word, with accuracy and great attention to detail.
  • Highly capable with numerical tasks.
  • Super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

Assistant Merchandiser – The Benefits

  • Permanent, full time contract potential remote working, with frequent visits to HQ
  • Professional development & training opportunities.
  • Generous holiday allowance and option to buy/sell holiday
  • Health & wellbeing activities.

Please send your updated CV, full contact details through to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk  quoting our reference: 12075AA              

If the email address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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