Merchandising Assistant

£18000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + benefits
01 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


An established Sports Retailer in the North West are seeking a Merchandising Assistant.

Your new company
An established Sports Retailer in the North West have a new opportunity for a Merchandising Assistant to work in an open plan, modern head office close to motorway and public transport links. They operate a fun culture, providing support for their staff and place a lot of emphasis on professional development and progression, meaning you will have the opportunity to grow and development in this company.

Your new role
As a Merchandise Assistant you will need to monitor the critical path to ensure shipments arrive on time and communicate with suppliers in the Far East. You will be responsible for the forecasting, planning, and control of stock levels, analyse previous sales and react to trends in the market. You will be responsible for import documentation, planning and merchandising supply ranges and maximising stock availability. You will work with weekly KPI's, work closely with Buying, Product Development and QA, reporting any issues to the Merchandise Manager. You will do all this with the support and training from an excellent merchandising team around you. If you like numbers and working with Microsoft Excel this is the role for you.

What you'll need to succeed
You do not need to be currently working in a Merchandising role, the client has excellent development available as long as you have an analytical or numerical degree and enjoy working with Microsoft Excel and numbers. You should have strong analytical skills, and have the ability to learn quickly. This role is ideal for someone eager to learn, wanting to progress within a growing company and who is looking to get into a merchandising career.

What you'll get in return
As well as working for a successful Sports Retailer is highly regarded in their market; you will gain great training throughout your career with this company. You will receive a competitive salary and other company benefits. You'll be working in a commercial, fun office environment and you will grow in the Merchandising field during your journey with them.

What you need to do now
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