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Trainee Merchandiser

Job Title: Trainee Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, Essex
Salary: £17340.00 per annum
Contact Name: Tessa Woodhead
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Role Title

Trainee Merchandiser (Entry level)


Role Profile

Our candidate is a trend driven jewellery retailer.

The candidate will have:

  • Preferrably experience of work experience in a Head office environment
  • Preferrably some retail experience


  • To ensure that the optimum levels of stock are in the appropriate stores at the right time to maximise each stores sales and profit potential
  • Set up and manage store grading and re-grading, including identifying opportunities to grow sales or reduce markdowns through adjusting the grading
  • Allocate the initial stock quantities to stores ensuring in line with plans, reviewing each line in context of the current performance to maximise sales on every line
  • Manage the replenishment controls and replenishment factors in light of stock levels, category performance, product performance, trading calendars and seasonal trade to potentialise stock
  • Review store and online performance on an on-going basis, highlight opportunities to increase sales and profit and take actions where needed
  • Ensure all new stores are appropriately stocked with a package to potentialise sales and profit
  • Manage the Distribution Centre stock, ensuring stock is cleared in line with agreed targets, highlighting any over/under stocks

Technical skills

  • Analytical, with knowledge of using excel and databases

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