Merchandiser - Fast Fashion

Recruiter
Cast UK Ltd
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1237653804
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Title

Merchandiser - Fast Fashion

Manchester

£35,000 - £45,000 (depending on level of experience) + bonus + benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are excited to be working with one of the UK's leading fast fashion retailers to recruit a Merchandiser to join their expanding team based in Manchester. This is a newly created role due to growth where you will work alongside another Merchandiser on one of their fastest growing categories. You will be joining a lively team in a fast-paced yet fun working environment, playing a key part in driving this already hugely successful online retail business forward. The business offers a range of benefits as well as the chance for those who prove themselves to progress through the business as it continues to thrive.

Key Responsibilities

Using data to optimise the sales volume and profitability
Planning of budgets
Controlling stock levels based on the WSSI
Reviewing sales forecasts based on performance
Analysing and monitoring best and worst sellers, making informed recommendations
Recommending promotions and re buys
Monitoring and maintaining buying margin and gross profit margins
Ensuring that best sellers reach their full potential
Providing the Head of Merchandising and buying team with data to enable informed decisions and planning
Building and maintaining strong relationships between the merchandising function and all other business areas to ensure goals achieved
Delivering key information at the right time, to the right people, presenting when necessary at high level meetings as requested

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

It is essential that you are currently working as an established Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser for a retail head office
E-commerce experience would be advantageous
Strong trading and planning skills
Reactive, with the ability to cope with the pressures of a fast-paced working environment
Numerate with a good level of IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel and WSSI experience
Confident, enthusiastic and highly driven

Client information

Our client is a successful and rapidly growing fast fashion retailer based in Manchester

Remuneration
£35,000 - £45,000 (depending on level) + bonus + benefits

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit (url removed)

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