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Assistant Merchandiser - International

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - International
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90864
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2012 11:47

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Merchandiser to join this successful and growing retailer. You will be based within the International team and will support overseas stores and franchise partners. It will be your responsibility to effectively manage and plan stock packages for franchise and overseas stores. You will therefore need a background in Branch Merchandising or an International/Franchise merchandising focused role. To be successful as the [Assistant Merchandiser](/searches/assistant-merchandiser-jobs--1), you will: * Be currently working within Branch merchandising or an International/Franchise focused merchandising role * Have strong planning and forecasting skills, able to forecast sales and stock issues and react accordingly * Have experience of managing and planning stock packages at store level * Be able to identify market trends in your allocated territory * Be able to assist senior members of the team in producing a commercial range that reflects strategy and allocated budgets * Have experience of managing an Allocator or Merchandiser's Admin Assistant You must be: * A team player, with strong communication skills * Highly analytical, with excellent numerical ability * Enthusiastic and proactive, with a can-do attitude * A problem solver This is a great opportunity to join a successful and growing retailer, where excellent opportunities for progression are available for the right person. Fashion experience along with language skills would be highly advantageous.