Merchandiser Assistant

Posted 12/11/2021 by Zachary Daniels Recruitment

Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary/Rate:
£19,000 - £22,000/annum Benefits

Zachary Daniels are working exclusively with an apparel powerhouse based in the North West that are looking to grow their Merchandising department with the addition of a Merchandising Assistant. This is a demanding role due to our client being a leader in their field with over 800 stores. The role of a Merchandising Assistant will be to support the Merchandising Team to achieve departmental sales, markdown, stock, intake and profit plans. In return for your hard work and commitment, this role offers a path for development and progression within a merchandising channel.

Key Responsibilities (Stock based):

  • Update supplier order books and ETA reports on the system.
  • Reconcile supplier order books and communicate all irregularities.

Key Responsibilities (Trade based):

  • Develop awareness of product area through analysis of reports and store visits.
  • Book in new product as directed.
  • Build a strong rapport with the warehouse to ensure delivery issues and problem orders are minimal.
  • Action inter-branch transfers in conjunction with the Assistant Merchandiser.
  • Collate and check price amendments.
  • Cost and retail checks on orders booked into the warehouse in conjunction with the Assistant Merchandiser.
  • Average cost prices where required
  • Collate and assist in building accurate ratio history.
  • Action hit list and rack list as directed by the Merchandiser or Buyer.
  • Chase free-stocks as directed.
  • Ad-hoc reports and analysis for the team as required.
  • Develop relationships with Store Leaders, Visual Merchandisers and the wider central functions of the business (Finance, Marketing etc).

Essential For This Role:

  • Experience within a similar role is beneficial.
  • Experience within a fashion (high street/premium branded) retailer is beneficial.
  • Highly numerate and strong commercial focus.
  • Comfortable working with formulas, and intricate data.

BBBH22917

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
BBBH22917_1636718999
Job ID:
215147223
Applications:
Less than 10

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