A leading footwear supplier, who works with a wide range of brands and High Street retailers, is looking to recruit a new Assistant Merchandiser to join their Head Office team. I want to speak to Assistant Merchandisers who are just starting in out in their career and has 6-12 months experience working as a merchandiser.
Assistant Merchandiser – The role
- The Assistant Merchandiser will directly report to the Merchandiser to support the Account Manager for the product area, working as a team to help grow the business
- Once an order is secured it is the Merchandise teams responsibility to manage the critical path in partnership with the Account Manager to maintain shipment dates
- You will have experience working to a critical path management, updating and chasing daily to ensure orders run to schedule
- Raising & checking contracts, amendments
- Press samples
- Ordering & checking Packaging
- Chasing, checking & submitting, confirmation & production samples, testing etc.
- Monitoring of Shipment schedules
- Working directly with the customers Merchandisers
- Providing the customer with weekly updates through critical path document
- Monitoring of sales & Production planning on core programmes /factories & chasing for repeats
Assistant Merchandiser – The candidate
- Experience of working as an assistant merchandiser
- Prior exposure of working with retailers and brands is preferred, with either a supplier or having worked for one
- Excellent communication skills are required as you will be liaising with overseas factories and customers on a daily basis.
- An interest in footwear and a passion to deliver the best product possible
- The applicant should be very organised & with good attention to detail, keen to learn, responsible, self-motivated, multi-tasker & good communicator
Assistant Merchandiser – The Company
- This is a global company who are expanding their client base all the time and have worked hard to get where they are today
- Working with a core group of customers, this company value their staff and ensure they are supported in their roles
- They are an enthusiastic and hard-working team based in Market Harborough
- This is a very fast paced but friendly and relaxing working environment
- You will have to handle queries from all the international offices and customers on a daily basis and must be organised
Assistant Merchandiser – The Package
- An excellent salary is available for suitable candidates
Please apply with your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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