Assistant Merchandiser

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH22199

£20000 - £25000 per annum

Role Title
Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion
Greater Manchester


Role Profile
Our client, a market leading retailer based in the North West, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their rapidly growing team. Reporting into the Merchandiser, you will support to ensure all product is in the right place at the right time to enable achieving departmental sales, markdown, stock, intake and profit plans. You will be high-driven and passionate about product, with the ability to react quickly to change, working in an extremely fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity for an established Merchandising Assistant looking to take the next step in their career to join a rapidly growing retailer with development opportunities.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Providing the Merchandiser and Buyer with previous season analysis
  • Assisting in formulating the range plan
  • Working with the Merchandiser to ensure pre-scheduling meets options and range plan at store level
  • Creating ratios for all buys
  • Preparing weekly review of stores and product in preparation for Monday trading meeting
  • Identifying priority stores for the week, review and propose actions.
  • Managing line cards in conjunction with the Merchandiser
  • Participating in the Monthly Re-forecast
  • Managing the condensing of stocks and IBT's
  • Consolidating the supplier order books
  • Cost, retail and margin checks

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Currently working as an established Merchandising Assistant or above for a retailer is essential
  • Strong Excel skills and WSSI / line card experience
  • Ability to cope and stay calm / focused in a fast-paced working environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical / numerical skills
  • Team player
  • Passion for product

Client information
Our client is a market leading retailer based in Greater Manchester

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