Assistant Merchandiser

Posted a week ago by Zachary Daniels Recruitment

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£26,000 - £28,000/annum Benefits
Zachary Daniels are proud to be partnering with one of the UK's largest retailers with having 1000 stores over its 20 years of trading. This business is now setting its sights on the Far East and Australia making it a very exciting time to join the business.

As the Assistant Merchandiser you will assist your merchandiser with the management of the department with forecasting and controlling stock levels. With your merchandiser you will plan the season, run category reporting and monitor your best sellers alongside the buying team. The merchandising function is expanding to embrace the company's 'transformation' strategy, so it is a very key time to join this company!

Some responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all of your product ranges have a clear pricing architecture, whilst being mindful of the competition and any promotional activity you wish to implement.
  • You will be reactive to company's vertically integrated supplier base to be able to trade best sellers well.
  • Manage the daily line sales, update your forecasts for your area whilst communicating back to your merchandiser weekly on what OTB you have identified for the department.
  • Co-manage system uploads and run reporting on a daily basis with your MAA to be reactive to any re-buy and newness actions that are required.
  • Manage stock intake with staying close to the buying team and their critical path updates
  • Participate in the Monthly Re-forecasts by de-risking the stock file with cancellations and phasing
  • Building strategy, lessons learnt and weekly trade packs for the wider team, whilst being confident in presenting your suggestions and actions to senior management.
  • You will be excel competent and confident with reporting tools by working at AM or Senior MAA level for the past 2 years
Our client has experienced rapid growth with store openings, ecom trading and they are now finding partnerships with other UK retailers to get their product out into the market even more so.


Zachary Daniels is a Niche, National & International Recruitment Consultancy.

Specialising in Buying, Merchandising & Ecommerce | Design, Technical, Wholesale & Production | Finance | HR & Talent | H&S & Compliance | Marketing, Digital & Technology | Property & Centre Management | Retail, Trade, Leisure & Wholesale Operations | Senior Appointments & Exec | Sales | Supply Chain & Logistics

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