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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92143
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.42738.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 26, 2013 13:47

Job Description

A well know retailer requires an Assistant Merchandiser to support their progressive team. This role would suit someone 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 Assistant Merchandiser, you responsibilities will include: * 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, 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 have a rewarding role at a successful retailer and build upon your existing knowledge of merchandising. 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.