Assistant Merchandiser

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London | Ref: BBBH20827

Up to £28000.00 per annum + benefits

Assistant Merchandiser - Menswear

Role Profile

A leading menswear retailer is looking to appoint an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join their growing team.

Your key objective will be to maximise sales and company profit by creating and delivering an agreed sales plan.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Assist the Merchandiser in creating a sales plan for range review process
  • Work closely with the Buying team to develop a range structure
  • Update and re-forecast Monitor Sheets and WSSI's to identify OTB and potential overstock situations
  • Work with the Buying team to manage order processes and make sure the Critical Path dates are correct and reflected in any commitment
  • Make sure all channels have the optimum size and depth of product ranges and sizes to support and deliver store plans
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure that intake is in line with the phasing plans and key trading cycles
  • Issue markdowns, analysing promotions and making suggestions to ensure terminal stock management
  • Support the Merchandiser by working closely with relevant teams to create, deliver and manage sales plans
  • Analyse performance, opportunities, risks and trends and adapt plans for Merchandiser to achieve set targets

Skills & Experience

  • Great communication skills
  • Commercial decision maker
  • Well organised and process minded
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experienced in the use of Excel
  • Committed and driven
  • Listening and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of competition, current markets, future trends and commercial awareness
  • Previous experience as a Merchandising Admin Assistant / similar role

Client information

My client is a well-known High-End Heritage Menswear retailer looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join their London HQ. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within Merchandising and possess a driven, outgoing personality.


Salary £28K

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