Assistant Merchandiser

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH15250

£23000 - £28000 per annum + Additional Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, a market leading retail business, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their already successful and growing team, based in Liverpool. Playing a key part within the merchandising team, you will be a driven and quick thinking Assistant Merchandiser. You will be a reactive, forward thinker who thrives on success and has the ability to forge strong working relationships whilst working in a fast-paced retail business.The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate and have experience in strategic planning and forecasting to enable successful sales growth. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and analytical individual to join a large, vibrant and dynamic head office team with progression opportunities.
Responsibilities

  • Analyse line level sell through by grade of store and feed back
  • Monitor/forecast the size of range for each grade of store
  • Suggest what lines to in/exclude in lower graded stores - on a monthly basis
  • Work with Buying and Merchandising to understand the product ranges
  • Agree and Set Minimum and Maximum trigger levels
  • Work with Branch Merchandising to understand store space/strengths/limitations
  • Ensure new lines are going to all stores
  • Trigger ranges in new stores
  • store visits to understand the space/sales/option dynamics
  • Liaise with Import Merchandisers
  • Liaise with store managers to understand the trading opportunities

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Retail head office merchandising experience at Merchandise Assistant/ Assistant Merchandiser level is essential.
  • Self motivated, self starter who displays self confidence and initiative
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and Organisational skills - utilising time and prioritising to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work, time management skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent Excel/ IT skills
  • Good numerical/ analytical ability

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