Merchandise Administration Assistant

Merchandise Administration Assistant

£ dependent upon experience
REF: 11948AA
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Job Description

Bestselling childrenswear brand is looking Merchandise Administrative Assistant to join their growing business.

Working to support a Merchandiser, this role would suit someone with a minimum of 1 year merchandising experience : to deliver the best customer experience online and via wholesale. To collate relevant data and analyse the information needed for range building, placing consumer buys, budget and stock optimisation.

Merchandise Administration Assistant – The Job Outline

  • Create reports for the Merchandiser and business.  Assess the data provided to check the validity, relevance and accuracy of the data provided.
  • Manipulate the reports and analyse the information to formulate conclusions.
  • Input appropriate analysis attributes against products to enable reports to be generated.
  • Create reports Support E-Commerce to create Seasonal Promotional Plans. 
  • Support E-Commerce to create Seasonal Budget plans by month for Online Business
  • Monitor in-season Consumer performance at line level and performance against budget
  • Produce monthly line report to monitor style performance and identify opportunities.
  • Produce Monthly Sales Report for On-line (at Gender/category level). Identifying areas for opportunity/de-risk if necessary.
  • Assist in managing stock between Consumer, Trade and Universal to ensure the stock is channelled correctly to maximise sales.
  • Produce Seasonal Sales Plans by Category
  • Create Seasonal Option Plans by Category (monitor options vs plan at through the range planning process)
  • Provide necessary Trend Analysis (to include Seasonal Best Sellers) to support Designers in making sound Buying/Design decisions.
  • Propose the Seasonal Buy quantities by style for the Consumer Business (using the Trade Best Sellers for guidance and previous sales performance/sell through’s by style for Consumer)
  • Provide all size ratio’s for consumer purchases, based on previous performance.
  • Work with the merchandiser to create appropriate reports and analysis for the TAA’s to assist in the range proposal for key accounts.
  • Support growth of both the Trade & Consumer business by providing all necessary analysis/reports required to make profitable decisions.

Merchandise Administration Assistant – The Job Outline

  • Experience within a similar merchandising administration role (min. 1 year experience). Would potentially suit a graduate with relevant internship experience. Open to a background within a multi-channel clothing business, childrenswear and/or a small entrepreneurial business.
  • Creative and innovative thinker. An ‘out of the box’ problem solver with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Excellent communicator (written & spoken) with accuracy and great attention to detail. This quality really is exceptionally important for this role as you will be working across two businesses and contributing to the building of relationships between them.
  • Self-motivated and keen to take responsibility for your own area.
  • Super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Highly numerate with strong Excel skills to manipulate/analyse data.
  • A good working knowledge of all MS Office programs and the ability to learn in-house systems quickly.

Please apply with your updated CV to quoting our reference: 11948AA                

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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