Retail Merchandiser

Retail Merchandiser

£Dependent upon experience
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Job Description

This is an exciting role with an established business specialising in childrenswear for international markets. You will be managing a small team and report weekly to the founder as well as internal teams. Your own role will be hands-on and pivotal to the business. The right candidate will be analytical, commercial, and driven, with an excellent work ethic.

Retail Merchandiser – The Role:

  • Review Sales and best-selling lines to present in weekly sales meeting
  • Forecast trends, OTB and plan stock levels.
  • Accountable for seasonal OTB budget
  • Driving sales, markdown, stock turn and profit through the planning and assembly of commercial ranges.
  • Communicate regularly with in country retail partners understanding market and store feedback.
  • Manage the supplier critical path and problem solve as required
  • Liaise with factories and international offices daily to ensure on time samples and deliveries.
  • Managing a small team; providing guidance and training.

Retail Merchandiser – The Candidate:

  • Candidates must have a solid merchandising background, ideally within fashion and you will have a good grasp of garment construction and componentry.
  • Experience with Sales reports and analysis
  • Understanding of range planning and OTB.
  • Must have strong numerical/analytical skills.
  • Must be IT literate and with sold understanding of Microsoft Excel.
  • Multitasking in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Be an effective and confident communicator
  • Experience of managing and developing a small team is preferred.
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Due to location, own transport is essential.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary to

k.barksby@peoplemarketing.co.ukWe 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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