Branch Merchandising Assistant

Notting Hill Village, London (
Competitive salary & attractive benefits
09 Sep 2016
24 Sep 2016
Job Type

Monsoon Accessorize truly is a global brand. With over 1000 international branches in over 70 markets, coupled with over 380 in the UK, we are represented on five continents, and still growing. We offer exquisite products that represent individuality, originality and strong global brand values. Here at Monsoon Accessorize we care about giving great customer service. Everything we do is about trying to be the best. We don't have a fancy mission statement, it's about passion for beautiful product and friendliness. It's about being true to our core ethics and values but most of all, it's about having fun and enjoying work. We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

We have a vacancy for a Branch Merchandise Assistant to join our team. This is a great way for to use your analytical and numerical skills in a more creative environment and to pursue an interest in fashion and retail. A Branch Merchandise Assistant provides complete admin support to the Branch Merchandising team including analysing sales and creating reports, reviewing branch sales data, accurately allocating stock and communicating with branches.

What will you do as a Branch Merchandise Assistant?

•Use grading parameters to accurately profile products to achieve optimum branch stock levels
•Release allocations at specified times (as agreed by the Distribution Manager)
•Accurately allocate all styles that have been profiled
•Ensure the balance from short-delivered styles is allocated appropriately
•Ensure repeats are extended to the required branches and relevant product screens are updated
•Carry out ad hoc allocations when necessary
•Raise manual distribution orders to enhance the branch stock package, as specified by Branch Merchandiser
•Propose amendments to stock packages, based on repeat line arrivals
•Ensure the warehouse is cleared before the end of the season for own departments in conjunction with the Branch Merchandiser
•Raise profiles under guidance of the Assistant Branch Merchandisers
•Allocate stock in line with the events calendar
•Ensure all reports are correct on Friday and ready to run on Monday morning
•Ensure finalised reports are distributed to all the relevant people by required timescales.
•Produce ad hoc reports for own departments by branch; responsible for sending out requested information to branches and visual merchandisers
•Prepare department and branch information for team meeting

What you will need to succeed as a Branch Merchandise Assistant?

•Passionate about fashion and retail
•A degree/equivalent qualification in Business, Merchandising, Retail Management, Maths or similar
•Strong numerical and analytical skills
•Experience of working in retail on the shop floor

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be. We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before. We're also committed to developing our talent. Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception.