Assistant Merchandiser Stationery

Date Posted: August 20, 2017
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Ref No: MER1286
Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Merchandising
Salary: £25 – 30,000 Annual

Description:

Our client is a creative and trend led gifting retailer based in central London. This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Merchandiser to come and join their iconic stationery team. You will be working with the Merchandiser, where you will be assisting with the trading of the Stationery and Art department, ultimately maximising profit and minimising markdowns. Our client offer a very competitive salary and great benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • supporting the team by overseeing the effective allocation of stock across the retail estate
  • monitoring and producing weekly reports on key areas, including best sellers, range performance, and branch cover reports
  • producing detailed weekly reports for forecasting purposes and make recommendations for effective stock level planning
  • producing and presenting lessons learnt information and working closely with the buyer to optimise the range
  • building and maintaining effective working relationships with Buyers, suppliers, stores and the warehouse operation to ensure the most effective service is delivered to the business at all times
  • completing store visits to develop commercial skills, gathering information on layout and space, merchandising of range, customer profile and stock level with in store colleagues

Ideal Candidate:

  • previous experience in a similar role
  • a keen eye for detail with strong analytical skills
  • solid IT skills, with a particular focus on confident data manipulation using Excel
  • strong experience of managing WSSIs
  • demonstrable communication and team working skills
  • strong organisational skills, with the proven ability to manage a challenging workload and consistently meet deadlines
  • the ability to multitask, maintain focus under pressure and ensure accuracy and attention to detail at all times

Benefits:

  • generous company bonus
  • 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • company pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • season ticket loan
  • discounted gym membership
  • 50% employee discount

IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE THE ROLE FOR YOU WHY NOT APPLY TODAY?!


Contact:

For confidential discussion about this role, please contact Felicity McNichol via 07788413588 or email at felicity.mcnichol@thehubretail.co.uk

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