Assistant Merchandiser

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Cheshire | Ref: BBBH29601

£22000.00 - £25000 per annum


Assistant Merchandiser
Cheshire
£22,000 - £25,000 depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Cast UK are thrilled to be partnered with an online fashion retailer who over the past few years, have achieved rapid growth, to recruit an Assistant Merchandiser to join their close-knit and friendly team. The business has quickly become a go-to destination for customers looking for quality, on trend pieces, also attracting a wealth of celebrities and influencers to wear their products. Due to the expansion of the buying team, the Head of Merchandising is looking for an additional Assistant Merchandiser to help in taking the company to the next level. This is a fantastic opportunity for an established Merchandising Assistant who is highly analytical with strong Excel skills, to put their mark on a newly created role in a business that can offer further learning and development opportunities.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to);

  • Working alongside the the Buying/QA and Marketing teams to deliver the products/collections in line with the critical path key dates and key marketing dates.
  • Trading the Department daily to highlight potential repeat opportunities and managing under-performance
  • Producing and maintaining all range plans, sales reports and category analysis
  • Highlighting opportunity/risk from sales reports and analysis
  • Have weekly intake meetings with Marketing to update on product availability
  • Liaise with Distribution Centre/Suppliers and Imports to ensure stock is available on time
  • Producing ad-hoc analysis to ensure sales maximised
  • Produce availability reports for product/brochure launches



Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Currently working as an established Merchandising Assistant in a retail head office is essential
  • Strong trading mentality
  • Online fashion experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Analytical, able to solve problems under pressure in a fast-paced, but fun environment
  • Adaptable to change in a dynamic business
  • Identifies new ways of working to help the business continue to grow
  • Able to take responsibility and make decisions
  • Confident, team player
  • Able to communicate confidently at all levels
  • Effective time management skills and ability to prioritise to meet key deadlines



Client information
Our client is a rapidly growing online fashion retailer based in Cheshire.

Remuneration
£22,000 - £25,000 depending on level of experience

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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