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Junior Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Junior Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25 - £35K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88316
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.55304.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 13, 2012 17:31

Job Description

A well-known high street retailer is currently looking to recruit a Junior Merchandiser to join its Head Office team. Reporting in to the Senior Merchandiser, the successful candidate will work to deliver an optimum product range which exceeds the expectations and needs of the customer while remaining within all boundaries set within the Merchandising strategy. You will also be expected to: * Work closely with the Buying, Development and Design teams to ensure the best possible range is delivered to the customer * Assist the Merchandiser in analysing sales, indentifying best and slow sellers; adjusting stock levels and actioning promotions/price amendments accordingly * Analyse historical sales data in order to plan and forecast future sales and again ensure that all stock availability and allocations are in line with this * Liaise with suppliers and the Technical team to ensure that all deliveries are received in time and available to the Allocations team within the set time frames * Produce weekly trading reports and use this to influence future trading decisions * Produce all colour, price and sizing analysis on a regular basis, ensuring that these are completed within the set time frames The ideal candidate will be: * Educated to degree level or equivalent * Experienced working closely with other departments, preferably Buying and Design * Currently working as an Assistant Merchandiser or already at Junior Merchandiser level, with proven experience working successfully within a Retail Head Office environment * Confident when working within a fast-paced environment and eager to adapt to business needs, supporting colleagues when needed * Highly analytical with a passion for product In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a very competitive salary, along with the opportunity for long-term progression within the business. You will enjoy working for a reputable brand and be surrounded by like-minded colleagues who have an appreciation for retail and high quality product. If this sounds like the opportunity you are seeking, please do not hesitate to apply.