Junior Merchandiser

Junior Merchandiser

£ dependent upon experience
REF: 12210AA
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Job Description

12210AA Retail Merchandiser

Leicestershire/Northamptonshire border

Salary dependent upon experience


Recruiting for an immediate start!.

This opportunity is recruiting for an experienced retail/etail Merchandiser.   You will oversee the day to running of the stock and trade for multi channel retail and contribute to top line planning and strategy for a portfolio of brands.

Your role will be to ensure retail operation have sufficient stock to drive sales and profitability to plan, whilst working to agreed KPIs. You will be in close contact with marketing teams and other internal departments to deliver the brand proposition to the consumer.

You will assist with the day to day running of the Product Management team. This will involve helping with brand planning, range planning, seasonal set up and wholesale forecasting.

This role offers hybrid working subject to completion of probationary period.

This role would suit someone who is looking to progress in a smaller team, and in a role in which they can make a difference.

Junior Merchandiser – The Job Outline

  • Ability to adopt flexible working and to multitask across a range of functions.
  • Manage a team and line reports. Train, coach and motivate others in the team.
  • Oversee the day to day running of our retail outlets including pricing, ordering, monitoring deliveries, stock management and general trade.
  • Supervise the management of the WSSI and the sign off of subsequent trade actions. Drive sales and profitability against plan and agreed KPIs.
  • Contribute to overall brand, category planning and product selections in line with sales plans and our brand message.
  • Work closely with our Marketing and Ecommerce team to plan and deliver the brand proposition through our UK retail outlets.
  • Review daily/ weekly and monthly performance and set trade actions.
  • Prepare weekly/ monthly reports for trade meetings and present this to Senior Management
  • Form a strategic approach to driving the department and team process forward.
  • Work closely with our overseas retail outlets and advise them in trading decisions.
  • Support the Head of Planning and Merchandising with wholesale range planning when required. Deputise in managing the Product management team.
  • Provide help and cover to the wider wholesale merchandising team as needed.

Junior Merchandiser – The Person Specification

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Junior Merchandiser/Merchandiser.
  • Experience of multichannel fashion merchandising needed including digital/Ecommerce involvement.
  • Competent in running a WSSI in Excel.
  • Involvement managing a team and line reports.
  • Capability to work independently and to work with others within immediate team and the wider business, and at all levels.
  • Flexible with the ability to prioritize workloads as necessary.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent MS office and excel skills is essential.
  • Analytical and commercially aware, you will be able to collate and present data and have strong decision making abilities.
  • Ability to commute to office on Leicestershire/Northamptonshire border and travel to office as/when required.

To apply, please send your CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk quoting our reference: 12210AA.

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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