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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91325
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.09028.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 04, 2013 14:29

Job Description

This leading high street retailer is currently looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join its fast-paced head office team. This is a great opportunity to join a successful high street retailer, currently going from strength to strength. As Assistant Merchandiser you will be responsible for creating and analysing sales reports, maintaining availability in-store, reviewing store gradings and planning intake. You will be responsible for training and development of junior members of the team. Previous experience within branch merchandising is desirable but is not essential. The successful candidate will be an existing Assistant Merchandiser or Branch Merchandiser looking for a new challenge, or an experienced Allocator/MAA ready for the next step in your career. You be highly numerate with strong analytical skills. Advanced knowledge of Excel is essential. The successful candidate will: - Be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject field; e.g. Fashion Merchandising, Business Studies, Maths, Accountancy, Finance etc. - Have previous merchandising experience from another high street retailer, either at AM level or Senior Allocator - Able to use Microsoft Excel to a high standard, Advanced skills would be beneficial - Be passionate about having a successful career in merchandising - Preferably have retail experience of a knowledge and interest in the retail industry - Be organised and able to prioritise a busy workload This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UKs most successful retailers. If you are keen to work for a successful and growing retailer, apply now!