Junior Merchandiser

Recruiter
Sahara Ltd
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Function
Merchandiser
Sector
Retail, Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a rising star in Merchandising to support the Head of Merchandising for this growing niche British fashion brand. Reporting straight into the most senior stakeholders, Sahara is a small enough business that you will have unprecedented insight to almost every area of a fashion business, from design & production to marketing & PR; your commercial decisions will have a direct impact on how the business trades day to day. So, if you’re looking for your next career highlight, this role will provide you with the opportunity to take a step up the ladder and further your career in merchandising.

We provide:

A friendly working environment in a beautiful office space

A competitive salary

A generous staff discount

A generous holiday allowance

Flexible start and finish times

A discretionary annual bonus

Access to exclusive perks and discounts via Perkbox

Organic fruit daily, great coffee and Prosecco every Friday afternoon

The Role:

The JM role is a key position within the business. Day to day you’ll be responsible for generating trade reports, react to product performance to drive sales, partake in trade meetings presenting to Company Directors, Assist the Head of Merch in reforecasting the WSSI, propose markdowns for sign off by the Head of Merch, create ad hoc reports to deliver to the Design Director to help guide the designers in creating new collections, line manage the MAA and keep abreast of the business’ performance across all channels ensuring the right stock is in the right place at the right time in order to maximise sales and profits for the company. We recruit hands on, creative minded people who have a positive mindset and a can do attitude.

Skills required:

Advanced MS Excel Skills

Highly mathematical and analytical

Able to work accurately under pressure and at speed

A hands on, strong team player and a firm but kind leader

Excellent written and communication skills

Experience working for a similar fashion or lifestyle brand

About Sahara

Sahara is an independent, family run business. We are passionate about our employees. We have a beautiful Head Office in Primrose Hill, full of creative, hardworking, skilled and friendly people. In house, we design unique, contemporary womenswear with a unique aesthetic inspired by the spirit of adventure and creativity. We make clothes for the individual not the crowd and we provide the antidote to the culture of throw away, fast fashion.

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