Assistant Merchandiser - Fast Fashion

Cast UK Limited
£19000.00 - £23k pa + bonus + benefits
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Title Assistant Merchandiser - Fast Fashion North West £20-23k + bonus + benefits Role Profile Our client, a growing fast-fashion retailer, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their head office team based in the North West. Reporting into the Senior Merchandiser, you will provide support in planning and strategy development to enable the business to deliver sales based on styles bought, product mix and stock levels. You will also work closely with the Buying team to ensure lines bought achieve sales plan. Experience working as a Merchandise Assistant/ Assistant Merchandiser for a similar online business is essential as you will be required to hit the ground running during this busy time of year! This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a real interest in fast-fashion to join a well-known retailer with a supportive and friendly culture with opportunities to grow with the business! Responsibilities - Providing the Senior Merchandiser with the previous season analysis at category and product level - Contributing to the creation of the sales strategy with the Senior Merchandiser - Assisting in formulation of range plans with the Senior Merchandiser - Creating ratios for all buys - Preparing weekly reviews of products in preparation for the Monday trade meeting - Identifying repeat orders for the week, reviewing and proposing actions - Analysing performance and repeats for new lines - Looking into over/under performing categories and products - Participating in product selection for daily promotions - Ensuring stock is seasonally correct - Planning and actioning orders for new ranges monitored by the Senior Merchandiser - Carrying out ad-hoc analysis required - Consolidating supplier order books - Undertaking cost, retail and margin checks - Sending Purchase Orders Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes - Good Excel skills - Experience working as a Merchandise Assistant/ Assistant Merchandiser for an online fashion retailer is essential - Team work - Ability to forge strong working relationships with external/ internal contacts - Pro-active with the ability to think on your feet - A passion for the product area - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment/ adapt quickly to change - Strong numerical/ analytical skills - Happy to help attitude Client information Our client is a growing online fast-fashion retailer based in the North West. Remuneration £20-23k (depending on level of experience) + bonus + benefits About Cast UK Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit **************
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