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Junior Merchandiser

Job Title: Junior Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90935
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.83556.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 30, 2012 11:42

Job Description

This well-known retailer requires a Junior Merchandiser to support its progressive team. The role would suit an individual with experience in Merchandising, who possesses excellent Excel and systems management experience. Ambition, determination, an open mind and willingness to work in a changeable environment are essential qualities the successful candidate will possess. As Junior Merchandiser, you responsibilities will include: * Delegating tasks to trainees, setting realistic deadline and ensuring agreed tasks are actioned. * Using relevant and accurate information to analyse and formulate proposal for range planning. * Regularly visit competitors to develop and maintain awareness of current market trends. * Optimising working relationships with suppliers and updating merchandising systems so the range can be effectively analysed. * Planning, managing and effectively contributing to progress meetings. * Potentialising sales and stock by taking into account performance indicators. * Regularly reforecasting information and visiting stores to ensure their understanding of customers is kept up to date. To be successful, you will: * Currently be working as Assistant Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser level, within another successful retailer * Have a passion for product and the industry * Have the ability to work successfully within a team or on their own initiative * Be strong analytically * Be educated to degree level or equivalent * Be commercially aware and self motivated This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a rewarding role with a successful retailer and build on your existing Merchandising knowledge.