Assistant Merchandiser

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London | Ref: BBBH20780

£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits


Role Title
Assistant Merchandiser- Womenswear
London
£25K-£28K DOE + Benefits
My client, a leading design led Womenswear retailer, is looking to appoint a capable and confident Assistant Merchandiser to join their head office team based in London. Reporting into the Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser you will play a key part in the merchandising function of the business. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and commercially aware Assistant Merchandiser who is looking for a new challenge and the chance to work for an exciting brand with lots of scope for development!
Responsibilities

  • Be able to deputise for the Merchandiser where necessary
  • Produce daily and weekly reports and provide thorough data analysis
  • Plan and review allocations at line level to ensure the right options go to the right stores and monitor parameters on core products
  • Work closely with stores to ensure stock packages maximise sales potential and that stores are not over stocked
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current department sales and company performance, and has awareness of outstanding commitment
  • Able to identify commitment requirements and is aware of lead times and critical dates for placing orders
  • Able to manage forecasting sales and markdown on WSSI


Skills & Experience

  • Currently working as an Assistant Merchandiser or Acting Assistant Merchandiser
  • Understand the key dynamics of WSSI
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Experience of managing junior members of the team
  • Passionate, confident and dynamic
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Motivated, with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team


Client information
My client, a leading design led Womenswear retailer, is looking to appoint a capable and confident Assistant Merchandiser to join their head office team based in London.
Remuneration
£25k-£28K DOE + Benefits
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