Retail Merchandiser

23 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Retail Merchandiser

At Hallmark we have a little mantra: leave your mark.

To us, a card is never just a card. It should leave a lasting impression and make a memory last. That’s why we’re more than just card makers. We’re craftspeople. Creativity and quality are at the heart of everything we do, so whether we’re making someone roar with laughter or shed a tear of happiness, whatever we do will have our stamp on it. And because of that, we have been voted a UK Superbrand by consumers nationwide, recognising our distinctiveness, quality and reliability.

Position: Retail Merchandiser
Location: Dawson Lane, Bradford, BD4
Job type: Full Time, 12 months Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: Competitive salary; Flexible working opportunities; Free onsite parking; 26 days holiday plus bank holidays; A variety of other cultural and lifestyle benefits, aimed at promoting a positive work / life balance

Closing date: 25th March 2019 but may close sooner should sufficient applications be received

About the role:

We’re looking for an experienced Retail Merchandiser to join our Bradford based team. Responsible for one of our high profile customers, you will look after specific seasons and the everyday product ranges. Whilst each day is different, your main responsibilities will include:

- Trade analysis: Regular reviews and analysis spotting opportunities, learnings and risks to guide the strategic decision making process
- Guiding Range Plans: Working with Product, Range, Supply Chain and operations to ensure the right cards are on the right shelves at the right time to maximise sales
- Regular store visits: Spotting trends and opportunities to keep your range ahead of the competition
- Stock Management: Recommend and take actions to increase sell though and minimise returns. Working closely with line forecasting team to ensure optimum stock available to deliver plan
- Trade Activities: Owning Hallmarks overall trade activities for your customers, you’ll get extra exposure to execute seasonal plan in line with store plans and popular events

About you:

A customer-facing role you will work with both internal and external people to flawlessly execute successful trade plans.

To be successful in this role we are looking for you to have:

- Exceptional analytical skills, comfortable interpreting large data sets into meaningful insight
- Solid experience within a similar retail merchandising role
- Business degree 2.1 or equivalent
- Computer literate with strong numerate and interpretative skills
- Good communicator and influencer
- Ability to initiate and build strong relationships internally with sales, marketing, Customer product manager and externally with customer at various levels

You may have experience of the following: Retail Merchandiser, Merchandiser, Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Merchandising Manager, Analysis, Forecasting, Retail, Retail Assistant etc

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