Merchandiser - (Retail Merchandiser)

Merchandiser - (Retail Merchandiser)

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Job Description

Exciting new job opportunity looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to work for an impressive portfolio of globally recognised brands.  You will manage the day to running of the stock and trade for multichannel retail outlets and advise overseas retail operations.

Your role will be to ensure sufficient stock to drive sales and profitability to plan.  Working in close contact with marketing teams and other internal departments to co-ordinate and deliver the brand proposition to the consumer.  This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to take that next step in their career, and who would flourish is a smaller head office environment.

Merchandiser – The Job Outline

•             Manage the day to day running of our retail outlets including pricing, ordering, monitoring deliveries, stock management and general trade.

•             Driving sales and profitability against plan.

•             Play a part in launching new retail outlets and key products.

•             Contribute to brand, category planning and product selections to drive sales and our brand message.

•             Work closely with our Marketing and Ecommerce team to deliver the brand proposition through our retail outlets.

•             Manage seasonal and continuity stock availabilities and stock flows, whilst working to agreed KPIs and target covers.

•             Generate and present weekly and monthly trade reports to the business, as well as completing any adhoc analysis required.

•             Ability to identify and action markdowns and promotional lines, and to present to the business for sign off.

•             Work closely with our overseas retail outlets and advise them in trading decisions.

Merchandiser – The Person Specification

•             Previous experience within a similar retail or branded environment as an Assistant /Junior Merchandiser position (min. 2 years)

•             Background in multichannel fashion merchandising is essential. Intimate apparel experience would be beneficial.

•             Proficient in WSSI

•             Digital/ Ecommerce experience ideal.

•             Great communication and interpersonal skills.

•             High standard of proficiency in MS office and Excel

•             Analytical and commercially aware, ability to collate and present data and have strong decision making abilities.

•             Organized and ambitious with the ability to drive own initiatives as well as a working well within a team.

•             Flexible with the ability to prioritize workloads as necessary.

Merchandiser – The Person Specification

Our client is a leading manufacturer of globally recognised brands in lingerie and swimwear with a strong international presence.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

If the e mail 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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