Temp - Merchandise Admin Assistant

Location
London
Salary
£10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
10 Apr 2019
Ref
Jenny/Merch
Contact
Jenny O'Halloran
Function
Merchandiser
Sector
Footwear
Job Type
Temporary
Temporary Merchandise Admin Assistant required for leading luxury footwear brand.

Europe's leading luxury multi-channel retailer of shoes and accessories, who sell over 100 luxury and contemporary brands through a retail network of over 90 locations, including luxury department stores, premium UK department stores, and free-standing stores. In recent years they have further expanded into e-commerce, international concessions as well as wholesale and franchising.


Merchandise Administration Assistant (Allocator)

As a core part of the merchandising team, your role will be the bridge between Buying, Merchandising and Stores. You must have excellent (advanced) level knowledge of all Microsoft packages (predominately excel) and have excellent attention to detail, a logical and mathematical approach to problem solving and be calm under pressure. You will also have excellent communication skills and be interested in a career in merchandising. The key areas of responsibility will be:
Merchandising
To be familiar with and informed of the product range.
To monitor sales of the product range, and to support all branches through the effective movement of stock.
To make optimum use of Warehouse stock and to ensure that repeat stock is distributed effectively and appropriately, through Pattern Management.
To maximise sales, through the condensing and re-grouping of merchandise, in order to meet Company performance requirements.
To issue recall instructions and liaise with stores and warehouse to ensure they are carried out.
To help in the preparation of Sale Lists with the Merchandiser/s and ensure the correct distribution of sale merchandise
To assist in the re-pricing and/or disposal of sale residue.

Administration and Merchandising Systems

To calculate, record and administer price changes and to communicate them to branches.
To ensure the correct administration of all stock within the area of control.

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of mathematics, with strong Excel skills and will have some work experience in merchandising. You will need to have a real passion for numbers and making a significant difference to the merchandising team.

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