Merchandising Assistant - Fashion Head Office

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH27083

Up to £17500.00 per annum + benefits including staff discount

Retail Head Office Graduate Jobs - Mathematics / Economics / Business / Finance Graduates Wanted

Merchandising Assistant - Fashion
Greater Manchester
£17,500 + benefits including staff discount

Role Profile
Are you a bright, analytical and numerate graduate eager to secure your first full-time role upon completing your degree? You may not have come across merchandising before, however it's a fantastic career path that can offer you long-term development opportunities.

Cast UK have a strong relationship with a leading fashion retailer and have placed numerous graduates into entry level merchandising positions in their head office based in Greater Manchester. There are a number of positions available due to growth where working on a specific department, you will play a key part in maximising commercial opportunities on product categories, across all retail channels.

It's a fast-paced role where you will be working as part of a supportive and dynamic team who will get you up to speed on the systems and processes. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and ambitious graduate with an interest in fashion and the retail industry, looking to kick-start their career, to join a market leading and well-known retail business.


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

Skills & Experience

  • A degree in a subject such as Mathematics, Business or Economics is essential
  • Strong IT (particularly Microsoft Excel), numerical and analytical skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks, hit deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Hardworking, proactive and driven
  • Enthusiastic and confident
  • Excellent communication skills

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

£17,500 + benefits including staff discount

About Cast UK
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

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