Posted a week ago by A for Appointments

Leeds, West Yorkshire

A fast-growing online fashion retailer is currently looking for a talented Merchandiser to join their team located in Leeds. This company is currently looking to expand its market and therefore opens up a really exciting opportunity for someone looking to gain responsibility as a Merchandiser. My client is looking for a talented leader to manage the Wholesale merchandising and develop systems and processes to support the growth of this exciting division as well as evolve ways of working as the business meets its' ambitious growth plans.

"    Set up new style details ensuring 100% accuracy.
"    Load initial orders as instructed.
"    Place initial and repeat buys with suppliers as instructed.
"    Negotiating best delivery dates.
"    Provide recommendations for in season repeat buys in line with budgets and targets. 
"    Proactively manage the commitment file and seek all possible improvements on delivery  
"    dates where we expect to have stock availability issues.
"    Chase outstanding orders to ensure deliveries arrive on time.
"    Highlight all delays and or delivery failures to Merchandise for additional input.
"    Update the booking-in diary.
"    Run daily stock reports/Back Order reports. 
"    Assisting with proof-reading of catalogues/publications.                                                                                                                                                      
"    Proactively work with our wholesale customer to agree lines selected on a DD basis to   
"    maximise demand.
"    Agree launch dates in line with critical path dates. 
"    Ensure products launch on time and are accurate on our wholesale customers website.
"    Manage the removal of lines from sale with our customer when stock levels dictate.
"    Always be proactive in seeking solutions when problems occur.

The ideal candidate:
"    1-2 years of experience working in Merchandising.
"    Excellent analytical skills.
"    Must be committed to providing outstanding customer service.
"    Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels inside and outside the business.
"    A love of going the extra mile as standard.
"    Good planning and organisational skills
"    Excellent attention to detail.
"    A team player with a positive attitude who can lead by example.

What they offer:
"    Competitive salary 
"    Fun fast paced working environment!
"    Strong team ethos.
"    Stakeholder pension scheme.
"    Life insurance.
"    Up to 60% discount on new ranges.
"    An extra day's holiday for your birthday.
"    £100 welcome voucher to spend on products when you join.
"    Free onsite parking
"    Free fruit (or pie!) on Thursdays!
"    2 fantastic staff parties a year
"    Free thinking encouraged.

Full Time- permanent 
Salary - competitive 
Location- Leeds 

If this is of interest and you possess the right skills, 
please apply now!

At A for Appointments, we are committed to equal opportunities for everyone.  We embrace diversity and believe that a balanced, inclusive workforce is crucial to our business. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment or bullying towards any candidates or employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

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