Junior Merchandiser- Home
Laura Ashley is a quintessentially British lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of quality and originality. We use prints and designs that evoke the alluring beauty of the English countryside, for the way you live today.
Laura Ashley has an international reputation for inspirational and distinctive Home products across a range of categories: Cabinet, Upholstery, Decorating and Accessories.
We are looking to recruit experienced Junior Merchandisers. However we are equally keen to hear from enthusiastic and talented Assistant Merchandisers looking for a new challenge. All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years merchandising experience gained within a High Street retailer. Experience of working in a Head Office environment is desirable. You will possess strong numerical and analytical skills, demonstrate good commercial awareness and be able to plan, organise and problem solve. Good PC skills especially in Excel are essential.
You will join our dynamic Home team and you will be responsible for:
- Range planning from department level down to category and sub category
- Managing sales and stock, to maximise profits and minimise terminal stock including WSSI, Net Margin Phasing and directing OTB
- Preparing, monitoring and reviewing departmental analysis in line with company strategy
- Managing availability from supplier to stores, franchisees and customers
- Line managing up to 3 people
What we offer
You will gain experience working for a universally recognised brand, and you will receive training delivered by experienced and skilled professionals. Laura Ashley prides itself on being a dynamic and friendly workplace which encourages growth of individuals through internal opportunities and promotions. We offer up to 40% store discount, Private Healthcare and other benefits, as well as a subsidised canteen.
If you would like to apply for this vacancy please send your CV and a covering letter, stating your current salary and benefits package to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that due to the volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted.
NB: Please note applications from Recruitment agencies will NOT be accepted