Assistant Merchandiser

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Surrey | Ref: BBBH28909

£26000.00 - £30000 per annum

Assistant Merchandiser x 2
£26,000 - £30,000 depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Our client, a leading specialist high street retailer, is looking to appoint two Assistant Merchandisers to join their friendly and close-knit head office team based in Surrey. Reporting into the Senior Merchandiser on a specific department, these are key roles within a team that is personality led, therefore the ideal candidates will be energetic self-starters! This is a brilliant opportunity for two motivated Assistant Merchandisers, with recent experience working within a retail head office, to join a well-known and reputable business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support with trade, reviewing department performance, highlighting risks and opportunities
  • Conducting weekly Line Print meetings with MAA and Channel team.
  • Reviewing WSSI, reforecasting sales & profit based on current trend and managing terminal stocks. Highlighting sales, profit and stock risks and opportunities
  • Managing line cards with MAA support, ensuring full availability of continuity lines, making suggestions of re-orders and highlighting any stock risks
  • Supporting strategy / buy planning by pulling lessons learnt and analysing data
  • Attending and contributing in weekly critical path meetings
  • Supporting MAA with intake
  • Planning and preparing size breakdowns and sizing grid to review and sign off with Merchandiser before sending to suppliers
  • Building relationships with internal and external partners including buying, wholesale, warehouse, VM and channel
  • Assisting in the training and development of / as well as supporting the MMA in the day to day running of the department
  • Proactively drive own development
  • Undertake other ad hoc analysis
  • Supporting and displaying brand values, showing passion, enthusiasm, brand and commercial awareness
  • Deputising for the Junior Merchandiser when required

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Current or recent experience working as an Assistant Merchandiser in a retail head office
  • Hardworking, happy to get stuck in attitude
  • Team player who can also work autonomously
  • Energetic self-starter
  • Open minded and adaptable to change
  • Highly organised with key attention to detail
  • Accurate with high standards and the desire to deliver
  • Strong planning, trading and analytical skills
  • A good level of numerical and IT ability, particularly Microsoft Excel

£26,000 - £30,000 depending on level of experience

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