Assistant Merchandiser - Central London - up to £30k

£27000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
PB - 050886
Patrick Buckley
Job Type
My client requires an Assistant Merchandiser with over a year's experience to join their ever growing ranks, based in an amazing building right in the middle of town.

Recognised all over the country, this company is reputed for their development opportunities and internal training programmes. A multi channel retailer with over 29 stores in 27 countries, this brand's expansion plans are astounding, and they need excellent people to help achieve this!

You will have experience running the WSSI and trading your department, working alongside the buying team to determine best spend of remaining OTB, and an excellent understanding of the UK retail market.

As an Assistant Merchandiser your key responsibilities will be to support the Merchandiser in the smooth running of the department as well as maximising sales opportunity and profit potential whilst minimising markdown spend.

You will also have responsibility for daily figure analysis, future sales and range planning, as well as communicating closely with suppliers in line with the critical path.

Candidate requirements:
- At least 12 month's experience at A.M level
- Experience running the WSSI for your departments
- Confident and capable in presenting in Monday trade, Range Planning and Sign Off meetings
- Managing markdown and exit strategies, MSS and EOSS pricing plans and total markdown budgets
- Ideally someone with experience managing junior merchandising members
- Proactive approach to problem solving, be highly analytical, possess sound commercial acumen and a genuine interest in the retail market.
- Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and enthusiasm are also essential to succeed in this role, as is the ability to work to strict deadlines.

- Competitive salary
- 25% discount
- 34 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Company pension scheme
- Interest free season ticket loan
- Onsite subsidised restaurant

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