Merchandising Assistant

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH24447

£17000 - £18000 per annum

Role Title

Merchandising Assistant

Greater Manchester

Role Profile

Our client, a leading fashion retailer based in Greater Manchester, is looking to appoint several Merchandising Assistants to join their growing 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 graduate with a degree in a subject such as Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Studies or Buying & Merchandising. 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.

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, Buying & Merchandising etc.)
  • 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
  • Hardworking, proactive and driven
  • Passionate about product, the market and brand awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial mindset

Client information

Our client is a leading fashion retailer based in Greater Manchester

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