Assistant Merchandiser

FS1 Recruitment UK Ltd
Milton Keynes, UK
22 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading company in the leisure sector, is looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join the team to provide extensive administrative support to the merchandising department.

  • Responsible for assisting the Merchandiser in the day to day running of the Merchandising department.
  • Forecasting sales and stock level to achieve sales plans and margin/profit for the department.
  • Monitoring the department performance and identifying opportunities of risk/loss.
  • Participating in store floor walks and various internal meetings.
  • Supporting the Merchandiser in agreeing the strategy and targets for creating and achieving pre and in season sales and stock forecasts by channel.
  • Analysis of sales identifying best and worst sellers and taking appropriate actions working in collaboration with stakeholders to react to trade and maximise sales opportunity.
  • Assisting the Merchandiser and Buying team to formulate a detailed plan on the range to be offered.
  • Executing markdown strategy.
  • Develop and manage allocations.

Key skills/ experience:
  • Eagerness to learn and develop a career within the Merchandising function.
  • Analytical skills in order to execute analysis and reporting.
  • Strong organisation and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines.
  • High attention to detail to ensure accuracy in work.
  • Maturity and confidence in approach.
  • Strong analytical, numerical and Excel skills.
  • Collaborative approach and ability to build relationships across various departments.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Flexible, hard-working, and good team attitude.

Key words: Merchandising, Assistant Merchandiser, Junior Merchandiser, Stock Coordinator, Merchandise Assistant, Buyer, Stock Management, VLOOK UP, Stock analysis

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