Assistant Retail Merchandiser - Expiring soon!

Posted 14/07/2022 by People Marketing

Greater Manchester

This established yet ever growing multichannel womenswear retailer is looking for an assistant retail Merchandiser/Store Allocator to join the team. This successful ladieswear brand is a combination of standalone and concessions, and they are looking to strengthen their Merchandise team following an exciting period growth and change.

Assistant Retail Merchandiser – The Role

  • Grading stores and subsequently creating range plans for each level of store.
  • Working with the Merchandising Manager to closer access allocation on store by store basis, taking into account location/customer profile.
  • Making sure products appear in the right store at the right time in the right quantities.
  • Forecasting trends and planning stock levels.
  • Monitoring stock performances, setting prices, budgeting and costing.
  • Making commercial decisions using the available company reports (bestseller/slow sellers etc) and potentially recognising need for new, additional reports if required.
  • Overseeing delivery and distribution of stock
  • Space planning in the stores, looking at linear footage.
  • Liaising with buyers, analysts, stores, suppliers and distributors
  • Producing layout plans for stores and gather information on customer’s reactions to products

Assistant Retail Merchandiser – The Candidate

  • Ideal candidate will be from a Retail Merchandiser background, from a brand or a retailer.
  • Must have strong analytical skills. Must be able to work with numbers effortlessly.
  • Must be commercial and able to plan and organise well.
  • Must be IT literate and with sold understanding of Microsoft Excel.
  • Multitasking in a fast paced working environment
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Able to learn quickly

Start Date:
As soon as poss
Contract Length:
Job Reference:
12362 PP
Job ID:
Less than 10

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