Merchandise Assistant

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH28191

Up to £17500.00 per annum + 25 days holiday + bank holidays



Merchandising Assistant - Retail Head Office
Greater Manchester
£17,500 + benefits (25 days holiday + bank holidays, staff discount, corporate discounts, well-being initiatives, free fruit, coffee and tea, subsidized lunch and BBQ's in summer)

Role Profile
Our client, a leading fashion retailer based in Greater Manchester, is looking to appoint a Merchandising Assistant to join their close-knit and lively head office team. Working on a specific department you will play a key part in maximising commercial opportunities on product categories across all retail channels. This position will ideally suit a numerically strong graduate with a degree in a subject such as Business, Economics, Mathematics, Finance etc. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, analytical and driven graduate to join a fast-paced and growing retail business that can offer development opportunities. There are several roles available due to growth and internal promotion.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing weekly reports for trade meetings
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Updating the system with ETA / availability from suppliers
  • Liaising with the warehouse re. delivery dates
  • Adjusting prices on the system
  • Ensuring all products arriving in the warehouse have the correct Cost and Retail prices and that the margins reflect correctly
  • Managing line cards in conjunction with the Merchandiser
  • Reconciling supplier order books



Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • A relevant degree (Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, Finance etc.) is essential
  • A good level of IT ability, specifically Microsoft Office / Excel
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks, hit deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Attention to detail
  • Confident with strong communication skills
  • Hardworking, proactive and driven
  • Passionate about product, the market and brand awareness
  • Commercial mindset



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

Benefits
25 days holiday + bank holidays, staff discount, corporate discounts, well-being initiatives, free fruit, coffee and tea, subsidized lunch and BBQ's in summer.

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