Digital Merchandising Assistant

Recruiter
Haines Watts Limited
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Ref
1241751909
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Digital Merchandising Assistant

Our client is an online merchandiser providing a vast array horse and country style clothing, boots and accessories along with the personal touch. Their highly knowledgeable team have over 68 years equestrian experience with a keen interest in outdoor and country life and believe that their customers deserve the finest products and equipment, delivered in the best way, offering the absolute last word in quality not just in products, but in service and value for money.

Position: Digital Merchandising Assistant
Location: Olney, Buckinghamshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Salary: £18,000 to £20,000 per annum

About the role:

We are looking for an eager individual to join the team to assist with the online merchandising of our products across the website. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest and experience of writing in a professional and creative sense. An interest in riding or the outdoors is desired but not essential. Must be proficient in IT; especially in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Responsibilities:

- Create SKU's (stock keeping units) and look after inventory tracking via Excel spreadsheets.
- Use the supplier brochures to create new products and add to the website.
- Ensuring all listing pages and products are maintained and updated.
- Regularly auditing the available products online to ensure it is in line with stock availability.
- Add to and maintain our OrderWise system (stock management system).
- Support their online customer service function where necessary.

About you:

- Highly IT competent, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Commercially aware of the importance of the website function to maximise sales.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
- Good time management skills.
- Must be able to deal with having multiple tasks outstanding / on-going at once.
- Ability to meet to deadlines and work under pressure.
- High attention to detail.
- Experience of proof reading.
- Enjoys problem solving.
- Enthusiastic, proactive and highly motivated.
- Knowledge of some country pursuits and / or basic equine knowledge is desirable.
- Experience in retail, eCommerce, fashion would be beneficial but not essential.
- Due to location, a full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle.

What is on offer:

- 28 days holiday, including bank holidays.
- Pension auto-enrolment.
- Friendly and inclusive working environment.
- Work social events.
- Parking onsite.
- Casual dress code (you are not required to wear company clothing however it is encouraged).

You may have experience of the following: Digital Merchandiser, Merchandiser, Merchandising, Planner, Stock Analyst, Assistant Merchandiser, Retail Analyst, Stock Assistant, Planning, Retail, Junior Merchandiser, Buyer, Procurement Assistant, Procurement Coordinator, etc.

Ref: 88640

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