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.
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 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.
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
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.