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International Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: International Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92259
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.21498.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 03, 2013 10:15

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Merchandiser to join the International function of this highly performing fashion brand. Working within their London based head office you will work closely with your International Merchandiser and Merch Director, assisting them with the ongoing growth and expansion of the International business. Key areas of responsibility will include: * Assisting with the planning and development of new stock packages, analysing market trends and maintaining strong communication with the International store opening team. * Completing regular sales and stock reports, which you will then analyse and review in accordance with both product type and store location. * Overseeing the critical path, from a merchandising perspective, to ensure that all requirements are achieved on time. * Identifying both sales opportunities and threats and adjusting the merchandising strategy accordingly. * Working closely with your stores to optimise stock availability; ensuring that product is delivered accurately to each location in a timely manner. * Working with your franchise partners to ensure all orders are received and processed within the desired time frames. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working at Senior Merch Assistant or already at Assistant Merchandiser level. * Have experience dealing with franchise partners and concessions, ideally based internationally. * Be a strong communicator with the ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders based both within the head office and overseas. * Be highly analytical and therefore able to process large amounts of data with ease, identifying trends and sales patterns whilst doing this. * Enjoy working as part of a team and representing a highly reputable and expanding brand. This is a great role for those looking to take their next step within their merchandising career. If you are an ambitious character, have a passion for high quality product and a desire to gain International exposure; please do not hesitate to apply. In response to your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary along with an array of attractive benefits. 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.