Assistant Merchandiser

Recruiter
FS1 Recruitment UK Ltd
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1240072125
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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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