Assistant Merchandiser

  • Job Reference: JS4715
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: Cornwall
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Merchandising
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email:

Job Description

The Company

Our client is an established Brand of childrenswear clothes. They are now looking for a Assistant Merchandiser to join their  team based in Cornwall.  Ideally with strong analytical and forecasting skills and experience of managing stock to maximise potential sales across channels (multi-channel and multi-market)  You’ll be a whizz with MS Excel and able to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data. You’ll also be super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

Assistant Merchandiser - The Role:

  • Lead the analysis of current and historical data.
  • Forecast at line level core range by channel and location.
  • Analyse trading through the season against budget, identifying areas of opportunity or risk.
  • Draw together analysis and data from trade and direct to consumer.
  • Create accurate forecast requirements for short and long term.
  • Monitor and optimise our stocks.
  • Manage, develop and lead a merch admin to meet business and individual objectives.

Assistant Merchandiser - The Candidate:

  • You’ll have experience in a similar merchandising role for a clothing/apparel business, preferably with both wholesale and direct to consumer experience.
  • Highly experienced in MS Excel with solid knowledge of advanced functions and the ability to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data.
  • The ability to analyse data to gain deep insights and make key recommendations and proposals appropriate to business needs.
  • Knowledge of databases and report building.
  • Great team player.
  • Knowledge of, or experience in the apparel industry would be highly beneficial.
  • Excellent communicator in the spoken and written word, with accuracy and great attention to detail.
  • Highly capable with numerical tasks.
  • Super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Computer literacy essential.

Assistant Merchandiser - The Package:

- Competitive salary

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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