E-commerce Assistant Merchandiser

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Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2016
Closes
27 Sep 2016
Ref
VK - 008667
Contact
Vergi Kinch
Function
Merchandiser
Sector
Textiles
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior
This leading high street fashion favourite has established an successful online operation. As the e-commerce division becomes evermore important to the overall profitability of the business this retailer is strengthening its merchandising function in this area. Right now it is looking to appoint an assistant merchandiser to work in the Womenswear business within its blossoming online operation.

The principal accountabilities of the e-commerce assistant merchandiser will include:
* Contributing to the establishment of the range plan;
* Monitoring department sales performance and identifying opportunities to exploit / issues to overcome;
* Setting up and reviewing IF cards - re-forecasting and re-phasing as necessary;
* Managing and developing the merchandise administration assistant;
* Providing a key point of liaison with the buying, logistics and distribution functions.

This is both an excellent time and place to be pursuing a merchandising career. Not only is this fashion retailer outperforming the market but the e-commerce operation is expanding faster than any other part of the business. So you will be directing your merchandising career into a growth area within a hugely respected retailer. In order to be considered for this assistant merchandiser's position, you should have:
* Between 2-3 years' experience as an assistant merchandiser, ideally within a brand-led fashion business;
* Outstanding analytical and numerical abilities;
* Excellent communication and influencing skills;
* Commercial aptitude and excellent IT systems knowledge;
* The ability to perform under pressure in a fast and frenetic environment.

This fashion retailer has an outstanding reputation for developing its employees. As such should you be appointed assistant merchandiser you can expect an excellent training regime that will hone and develop your existing skills. In short you can expect a progressive career path at the cutting edge of fashion merchandising. What's more you can expect a good salary and a nice range of benefits, too.