Assistant Merchandiser

McCarthy Recruitment Ltd
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £30,000 + benefits
?Role: Permanent

Are you already on your career path in a Head Office Merchandising role and looking to step it up a gear in a busy fast paced environment? Do you have a genuine desire to work in retail fashion – your background is ideally retail (fashion) but if not then a passion and flair for numbers along with commercial thinking will position you well for this role.

  • Experience working in a Head Office allocator/assistant merchandising/junior merchandiser role
  • A degree level qualification or equivalent in a numerical or analytical field, e.g. Fashion Merchandising, Psychology, Economics, Maths etc.
  • Excellent communication skills – you must be comfortable to present complex information with clarity
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills and confidence working with large volumes of data; collating, analysing, presenting findings
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Last but not least, enthusiasm and determination to forge a career path in Merchandising

  • As an Assistant Merchandiser you will be working within a small, but structured team working closely with the Senior Merchandiser.
  • Supporting in all aspects of the Merchandising process, including producing and collating trade reports
  • Liaise with the Buyer and Senior Merchandiser to establish the range and stock plans
  • Analyse lines to ensure correct replenishment levels therefore minimising risk
  • Identify ‘open to buy’ opportunities and issues,
  • Analyse the rate of sale to identify lines for markdown and promotion

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Leicestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands


This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, award winning specialist retail & HR recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with, our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalised recruitment service of the highest quality.
We provide our candidates with a consultative, honest, high quality and efficient service which develops long term relationships ensuring we become the preferred consultancy for all our clients and candidates. We pride ourselves on understanding people – we are real, we get to the real you and we will get you real results. But then, put simply - It’s the way we work.

McCarthy Recruitment is retained and exclusive on this assignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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