Junior Merchandiser

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North West England | Ref: BBBH20410

£28000.00 - £30000 per annum

Role Title
Junior Merchandiser
Up to £30k
North West

Role Profile
Our client, an established retailer based in the North West, is looking to appoint a Junior Merchandiser to join their growing team. This is a unique and autonomous opportunity where you will take full responsibility for a smaller fascia of the business. Reporting into the Head of Merchandising, you will work as part of a close-knit team to maximise commercial opportunities playing a key part in the effective management of stock intake, driving sales through improved availability and reducing mark down. This position will ideally suit an established and highly numerate Assistant Merchandiser / Senior Assistant Merchandising who is interested in getting involved in developing their merchandise planning skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, analytical and driven individual to join a well-known retailer with development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing line manager with historical analysis to develop Quarterly / Seasonal Planning Forecasts for product areas of responsibility
  • Providing information to create Quarterly / Seasonal strategies for departments relating to all KPI's
  • Preparing store and product reviews in preparation for the weekly Monday trade meeting
  • Providing trading actions to optimise sales and margin
  • Manage line cards
  • Assisting the Merchandise Manager to manage intake flow into business to hit monthly forecasts, driving sales and minimising risks
  • Controlling branch inventory levels, allocations and replenishment

Skills, Experience & Attributes

  • Currently working at established Assistant Merchandiser level or above in a fast-paced retailer
  • Fashion experience preferred
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for product and the brand
  • Bright, driven and confident
  • Highly organised and methodical

Client information
Our client is an established retailer based in the North West

Up to £30k

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