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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91566
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2013 14:06

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with this well-known retailer for an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join the head office team. Reporting to the Merchandiser, you will be responsible for effective stock planning and forecasting to maximise stock availability and ultimately increasing sales and profit margins. You must have the following skills and experience: * Previous experience at [Assistant Merchandiser](/searches/assistant-merchandiser-jobs--1) level from a successful retailer, ideally with multi-channel fashion experience * Background in allocations/merchandise planning * Creation and management of sales forecasts, intake planning tools and trade reports * Sales forecasting and stock planning * Range-planning, assisting in range reviews and selection * In-depth stock and sales analysis, maximising availability in-store availability * Maintaining sales and intake margins * Critical path management * Strong numerical skills and IT skills, advanced Excel would be an advantage You will be: * A team-player * A good communicator * Able to prioritise workload and work to deadlines This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Assistant Merchandiser looking for the next step in their career. In reward for your hard work you will received a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Apply now! We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.