Merchandising Assistant £18K Online Retail South London

Inspiring Interns
London (Greater)
18,000 (per annum)
19 Nov 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
How you can expect to spend your day:

To support the merchandising team in order to deliver budget sales, profit margin and stock availability. To monitor and provide accurate stock, sales and profit data and analysis to ensure company range and sales planning is fully realised.

  • To provide accurate and reliable weekly reporting to the business as requested.
  • To suggest ways of improving company reporting.
  • To analyse reporting and suggest appropriate actions.
  • To undertake ad hoc requests for reports
Data maintenance
  • Develop knowledge of the company and third-party systems in order to optimise their use.
  • Maintain the systems providing data accuracy, product set up and data changes.
  • Provide analysis for the business in time for range planning meetings.
  • Participate in team trading meetings & ability to make suggestions
  • Communicate key issues to the team and managers.
  • Build strong relationships with the buyers and merchandisers as well as with other functions and third parties to solve business issues.
  • To be proactive in identifying and solving business issues
  • Challenge and question existing practices to find new ways of doing things to ensure results are achieved.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects as requested
  • Ensure personal development and training takes place
The ideal candidate's personality and qualifications:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Sound numerical and analytical skills
  • Effective planning and organising skills with the ability to meet deadlines.,
  • Good oral, written and presentation skills with the ability to influence at all levels.
  • Strong, flexible team player with the ability to work effectively cross -functionality.
  • PC literate, to intermediate Word and Excel
  • Self-motivated.
  • Heaps of enthusiasm.
What are the perks of working at this company?
  • The team is very friendly, and multi-talented and will provide an educational and fun experience for anyone wanting to get into this industry.

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