Assistant Merchandiser

Employer
Matalan
Location
Liverpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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Why Matalan?
Matalan are a £1bn multi-channel retail business with huge ambitions, and it's these ambitions and the people behind us that make us who we are.

Merchandising is an integral part of our business, working with our Buying & Design teams to ensure we develop and deliver commercial ranges to our customers.

They have a significant role in building the range, analysing previous season sales and current product performance and reporting their findings to the Buying team to influence product decisions.
About You
To find the best people for our Merchandising teams, we'd like you to have the following....
  • Proven experience of working as a high achieving Trainee Assistant or Assistant Merchandiser within a fashion and/or retail environment
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • High standard of numerical ability
  • Exceptional data interpretation and analytical skills
  • High, consistent attention to detail, always striving to deliver good quality work to key deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels across the business
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with customers and stakeholders
  • Excellent presentation and organisational skills

This is your opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK's most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.
Benefits
  • Up to 25 Days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 20% Staff discount
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Our Family Extras Scheme

Working hours

8.30am - 5pm
About the Role
As an Assistant Merchandiser, you'll review sales, stock and markdown levels and identify commercial opportunities for the Menswear market, supporting the team to optimise sales and profitability.

By assisting the Merchandiser in the preparation of seasonal budgets and range plans, you'll help to ensure an exciting and relevant product offer is bought and will plan for Open to Buy requirements to react to fast fashion trends and opportunities.

You'll coach and guide the Trainees within your team, working closely with them to ensure timely and effective intake management, and sharing your knowledge and experience to develop them in their own careers.
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