Assistant Mercandiser

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
08 Nov 2016
Ref
VK - 050886 a
Contact
Vergi Kinch
Function
Merchandiser
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
As part of this ongoing expansion it is currently seeking to strengthen its merchandising function with the appointment of an experienced assistant merchandiser to work on Kidswear. The key area of focus will be the development of relationships with the global franchises through the provision of merchandising support and solutions.

The other principal accountabilities of this international assistant merchandiser role are:
* Provision of analysis and forecasting on your designated category, including price, historical data and international market analysis;
* Identification of potential opportunities to drive sales and profitability through the development of trend-led ranges;
* Piloting these solutions through to delivery;
* Providing detailed reports for franchise partners and senior management;
* Ensuring efficient cross-border working practices.

In order to successfully deliver on these accountabilities the assistant merchandiser will need to possess:
* Solid merchandising experience working across an international domain;
* The ability to communicate with energy, clarity and gravitas;
* Proven ability in analysing and interpreting merchandising data;
* Strong I.T. skills.

The international dimension brings with it fresh interest and challenges to the assistant merchandiser role. It also necessitates an in-depth, broad-based knowledge of global fashion markets. This sort of challenge will be meat and drink to the right candidate who will eagerly engage with a varied, changing workload.
In return you can expect an excellent salary and benefits package as well as a great opportunity to prove your talents on the international stage. Success in the complex assistant merchandiser role will be met with ample opportunity to move up the merchandising ladder.