Assistant Merchandiser

Recruiter
British Heart Foundation
Location
Northampton
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Have you got the merchandising ability and the desire to play a critical role in our fight for every heartbeat?

Our award winning retail division is the largest and most successful charity retailer in the UK comprising of over 700 stores generating over £175m worth of sales and £30m profit to help save lives. We have 3,800 staff and over 22,000 volunteers across the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

About the role

Based in Northampton as part of our New Goods Buying & Merchandising team, the Assistant Merchandiser will support our Merchandiser in all aspects of their role. You will also be responsible for managing store distribution according to the range plan, analysing sales, and forecasting and managing stock levels.

About you

The ideal candidate will have merchandising experience gained in a Head Office retail environment, be commercially aware, analytical and highly numerate. You also need to have strong systems and Microsoft Excel skills.

You'll be a team player, able to build excellent relationships with people across the organisation and able to manage a range of tasks with competing deadlines. The role is key to liaison with field management and over 700 British Heart Foundation stores, product suppliers, our warehouse, the digital team and many other internal contacts.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.