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Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion Accessories

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90816
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.98327.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 08, 2012 10:59

Job Description

A leading multinational fashion retailer seeks an Assistant Merchandiser to assist 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. The core areas of responsibility includes: - 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 be able to demonstrate: - Excellent communication skills as the role requires liaison with all levels of the business, including overseas partners and suppliers. - The ability to manage their own ranges and departments across a large volume of skus. Previous merchandising experience is required from Assistant Merchandiser level upwards preferably with another large UK-based fashion retailer.