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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89225
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.43770.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 01, 2012 09:48

Job Description

This leading multinational fashion retailer seeks an Assistant Merchandiser on an 11-month contract to support the Merchandiser in trading the company through effective management and planning of stocks. This will include managing intake, allocations to stores, sales, markdowns and promotional activity. As an Assistant Merchandiser, your core areas of responsibility would be as follows: * Process new orders through the system * Identify repeat orders and present suggestions to the management team * Detailed analysis of stock and sales data * Produce weekly trading reports and attend departmental meetings * Visit stores to obtain feedback on products * Develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills as the role requires liaison with all levels of the business, including overseas partners and suppliers. Previous merchandising experience is required, preferably with another large UK-based retailer.