Trainee Merchandiser (Entry Level)

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Essex | Ref: BBBH20073

Up to £18000.00 per annum

Role Title

Trainee Merchandiser (Entry level)

Essex

£18,000

Role Profile

My client, a leading high street fashion retailer, is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Trainee Merchandiser to join their head office team based in London. Supporting the Merchandising team in a design led and fashion forward Head Office, you will pay a key part in the merchandising function of the business. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their first step into a career within Merchandising.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • 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

Skills & Experience

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • A commercial awareness
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Motivated, with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • A fashion, business or numerical related degree is desirable
  • GCSE Maths grade C or above

Client information

My client is a design led and fashion forward brand who is at the forefront of their market.

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