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Assistant Merchandiser

Our client is a very well established apparel brand, based in the heart of the East Midlands.
A new opportunity has arisen within their growing team, for an ambitious Assistant Merchandiser.

The ideal candidate may currently be a Senior Merchandise Admin Assistant ready for the next step or an existing Assistant Merchandiser looking for a new challenge. They will have a methodical and analytical approach, be data driven whilst having a good commercial eye and excellent excel skills. 

Key Responsibilities:

•    Ensure excellent availability on best sellers. Responsible for forecasting 'Never Out Of Stock' styles and placing buys with the production team. 
•    Regularly review store sales and stock mixes. Oversee and influence store allocations tailoring each range to suit the customer profile and planned sales. 
•    Conduct insightful and actionable analysis, which helps the business make good trading and strategic decisions on a weekly/ monthly/ seasonal basis 
•    Own the sizing of buys and raising of orders on the system 
•    Work with merchandiser and head of retail to build stock packages for new stores 
•    Identify fragmented styles and manage stock consolidations 
•    Co-ordinate stock counts – investigating any discrepancies with store teams 
•    Coach, support and assist the Merchandise Admin Assistant on the department 

Experience and Skills:
•    Previous experience in a merchandising environment
•    Knowledge of Netsuite, ometria, google analytics or sittoo would be beneficial (not essential)
•    An analytical and questioning mentality, with advance Excel skills
•    Attention to detail is an absolute must. 
•    Ambitious, highly motivated, inspirational talent capable of both strategic thinking and tactical delivery.
•    A dynamic team player with great interpersonal skills

In return you can expect a competitive salary, and the opportunity to join a forward thinking business with great career development potential. 

Assistant Merchandiser

Experienced Non-Manager

Published on 29 Jul 2022

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