Assistant Merchandiser

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
Central/West End
Town :
LONDON
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
Less than 2 years
Job reference n° :
RE-135

Company description

Trp recruitment is a boutique recruitment consultancy. Our aim is to provide excellent recruitment solutions to the luxury and mid-market fashion sector working in partnership with leading retailers, brands and suppliers.

Job description

We have a fantastic new role with a highly successful British brand who are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Merchandiser on their non-fashion product division.
This exciting role will require the successful candidate to assist the Merchandiser in achieving sales and profit plans through managing in-season stock to planned targets and actively trading the non-clothing department.

Profile

Main duties of this role will include:
 
  • Supporting the Merchandiser to maximise sales and profit
  • Working closely with the Buying and Design teams to build on product ranges
  • Preparing and presenting weekly sales and stock analysis
  • Managing category budgets and seasonal OTB presenting monthly to the Head of Merchandising
  • Planning stock levels for key periods of time and manage departmental intake
  • Attend weekly production meetings
  • Review delivery schedules and work closely with the Buying team to guarantee the correct information is recorded on the system
  • Identify opportunities and risks within range
  • Propose markdown lines and maximise profit and minimise markdown spend by option
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Person requirements:
 
  • Experience within a Merchandising team in a similar role
  • Excellent knowledge of merchandising systems
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • A solid team player, able to communicate confidently with colleagues at all levels
  • Hold the desire to progress and develop within the company

Contact

Sophie Shields