Junior Import Merchandiser

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Manchester
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
02 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A major fashion supplier currently seeking an Import Merchandiser to join their fast-paced fashion business.

Your new company
My client are a womenswear fast-fashion supplier based in the City Centre of Manchester and have an exciting opportunity for an experienced import merchandiser to join their team. They are an established supplier with their own womenswear brand and have a great reputation in the industry. They are ideally looking for an established import merchandiser with 1-2 years' experience in a buying environment that is very fast paced, as you will be reacting quickly to trends in season with support from the buyer.

Your new role
The main function of the role will be import merchandising, but you will also be responsible for managing the wholesale side of the brand in terms of delivering goods to our established customer base. You will be attending sign off meetings with the Buyer to achieve an understanding of the products that are being shown to the accounts, you will be attending supplier meetings supporting the buyer with costing developments and making sure key information is ready for POs to be raised with suppliers. It is key to have exceptional communication skills, capable of working with other product teams and external factories to build productive relationships.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years Import Merchandising experience within a fast-paced environment. You will need to be highly numerate and analytical. Capable of producing sales reports on weekly basis, monitoring stock levels and reacting to sales.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary, flexible hours and the opportunity to progress.

What you need to do now
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