Assistant Merchandiser

Pavers Ltd
Yorkshire and the Humber
up to £19,000 plus bonus and benefits
07 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a new opportunity for a person with a head for numbers to join the Head Office Merchandising team of a growing retail business as an Assistant Merchandiser. Pavers is a family run retail footwear business and is currently in a huge period of growth with exciting times ahead.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team who has a keen interest in retail and a passion for product. You’ll need to be commercially aware and especially enjoy working with the numeric stocks and sales data – with the ability to collate and analyse in order to allocate stock effectively to meet company sales targets and KPI’s.

Up to £19,000 plus bonus and benefits

Free On-site Parking


    Data analysis to allocate, process and transfer stock (in accordance with the Merchandisers feedback/guidance), including using our SMART allocation system
    Proactively and efficiently support and assist the Merchandisers with their daily/weekly/monthly duties
    Assistance with store layouts/redesigns using sales information
    Assist with merchandising queries and provide analysis about our stores
    Work towards maximising sales in our stores using available stock, through logical thinking and a proactive response
    Generate and issue precise sales information and summaries across the business
    Undertake quarterly store visits to understand stock positions and gather feedback
    Issuing messages/instructions to stores via telephone/email

    The candidate:

      Educated to A Level or equivalent (ideally business/maths/IT related)
      Strong MS Excel skills
      GCSE maths (grade B or above)
      Highly analytical
      Ideally, knowledge of the retail sector, footwear sector or a merchandising department
      Experience of working with numeric information (e.g. sales patterns and forecasts)
      Excellent communication skills
      Computer literate and confident/enjoys working at a PC
      Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload
      Ability to work flexibly and multi-task whilst managing time excellently
      Enjoys working as part of a team and always happy to help
      Ability to make decisions and use own initiative
      Positive and enthusiastic attitude with willingness to go the extra mile

      If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a successful Assistant Merchandiser with us, apply today.

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