ASSISTANT MERCHANDISER

Recruiter
Forrest Recruitment
Location
Chorley
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
YOUR NEW COMPANY

Our client have been established for over 10 years and are a successful online supplier of specialist products to companies throughout the UK and Europe. Based at their modern, open plan Head Office this sought after position has arisen within the Commercial Team of 4. You will be working alongside the Commercial Director and a Buyer to manage the product range of 1000 lines to maximise sales and ensure stock levels can fulfil customer orders.

YOUR NEW ROLE

  • Running sales reports and analysing the data/creating daily reports on Excel to track sales figures, margins and trends
  • Identifying and investigating any products not selling as predicated and checking how they are advertised on the website
  • Completing competitor research and speaking to the Marketing Team to implement any changes to pricing, photographs and product descriptions
  • Attending weekly meetings with the Commercial Director to discuss sales forecasts and managing stock levels for the season accordingly, taking into account the effect of any promotional offers
  • Placing stock orders with suppliers via email and tracking stock levels on Excel
  • Ensuring stock levels meet sales order demands (fast moving stock)
WHAT DO I NEED TO SUCCEED

The successful candidate will have 2 years' Merchandising experience, ideally within an online retailer. Strong Excel skills and keen eye for detail are essential to this role, along with supply chain/stock control experience. The company are looking for an enthusiastic, confident team player and can offer fantastic progression opportunities for the right person.

Benefits include an excellent annual bonus structure, free parking and childcare vouchers.

Call Leanne on 01942 825285.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted.

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This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/79974872

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