Assistant Merchandiser

Recruiter
REISS
Location
Covent Garden
Posted
08 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an exciting new position within the Branch Merchandising team for an ambitious entry level Assistant Branch Merchandiser to support our Junior Branch Merchandiser on the growth of our store network as well as effective trade our current store portfolio.

This person will be responsible for liasing with the wider Merchandising team, Retail Team, DC and other stakeholders to effectively trade the stores and ecommerce portfolio, through effective management of stock from analysis, forecasting and market knowledge. They will be expected to look at opportunities to flex product mix to suit geographical preferences, store profiles and customer needs to ensure we are providing our customers with what they want where and when they want them.

You will be expected to review replenishment, allocation and grading for your stores, analyzing sales data to ensure store profiles stay up to date and optimum stock levels are maintained to maximize sales and profits while protecting the business from stock build ups, identifying potential terminal issues so we can liase with store teams and the wider merchandising teams on stratergies to clear it.

Key Responsibilities

** Use business intelligence tools to generate reports and analyse data as required to support the team and wider business.

** Create and maintain reports in excel at an intermediate/ advanced level.

** Ensure all communication to the business is executed in a professional, streamlined and timely manor.

** Support the team and wider business with required store analysis including information on density, product category performance, and stock levels vs performance and capacity so that actions can be taken.

Requirements

** Outstanding analytical and numerical ability.

** A commercial outlook and methodical working style.

** Understanding of the Branch Merchandising principles.

** Ability to build strong productive working relationships with stakeholders in the business.

** High level of computer literacy, intermediate/ advanced excel level.

** Excellent attention to detail and able to maintain good accuracy levels.

** Excellent level of communication skills, both written and verbal.

** Demonstrate an ability to prioritise and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously.

Desirable skills and experience

** Experience working with Board

** Experience maintaining store grading.

** Experience working for a Brand.


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