Assistant Merchandiser

  • Job Reference: JS4691
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: South Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Merchandising
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email:

Job Description

The Company

Our client is a global brand of young fashion and childrenswear.  They are looking for a proactive Merchandiser to provide first class support for the product team. You must be up for a challenge, have experience in working with and developing a merchandising team, and enjoy a fast paced, exciting, environment.

Assistant Merchandiser - The Role:

Understanding and interpreting supplier critical path to identify any potential issues
Analysing sales through use of bible and best sellers
Monitoring shipments to ensure timely delivery into store
Complete knowledge of garment aesthetics on booked styles and managing approvals and rejections in conjunction with senior team
Preparing and checking DPL’s and invoices for sign off and update relevant systems
Prepare and understand bestsellers for weekly sales meeting and product performance
Updating and reporting on monthly launch availability
Communicate brand and customer profile and position in the market
POS sample management
Supporting all product areas of the business as required
Housekeeping for the entire department- systems, samples, approvals, and documentation. 
Competitive Shops, identifying threats and opportunities
Manage weekly progress meetings, both internal and directly with factories and hubs via telephone and video conferences.

Assistant Merchandiser - The Candidate:

Organisation and prioritisation skills
Proficient user of Microsoft packages – especially excel
Garment knowledge 
Retail/Manufacturing knowledge
Good Numeracy and understanding of figures
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Proficient user of Microsoft packages
Due to their beautiful but rural location, you must have your own transport

Assistant Merchandiser - The Package:

Competitive depending on experience

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