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Merchandise Assistant - Ladies Fashion

Job Title: Merchandise Assistant - Ladies Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £15000 - £17500 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92424
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.86060.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 18, 2013 18:32

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and ambitious Merchandising Assistant to join the head office team of a well known and reputable ladies brand. You will play a supporting role to the Merchandiser, allowing them to plan ranges both quickly and effectively, ensuring the most attractive and commercial range is available to the customer. Key duties will include: * Analysing sales data in order to identify both the best and slow sellers across the range. * Allocating appropriate stock to the relevant stores, in line with sales trends and the customers needs. * Liaising with the distribution centre to ensure that all stock is available in the warehouse for allocations within the needed time frames. * Managing stock levels for events, features and in store promotions. * Completing ad-hoc analysis in order to support the Merchandising function. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working at Merchandising Assistant level, or have previous experience within this role. * Educated to degree level or equivalent, within a relevant field such as Fashion, Retail Merchandising or Mathematics. * Possess strong numerical skills with the ability to complete various analytical reports with ease. * Be passionate about building a progressive career within fashion merchandising. * Be confident when using Microsoft Excel and similar packages. This is a fantastic role for those who are keen to start a career within fashion merchandising. By joining an already established and reputable brand you will gain valuable exposure across the merchandising function as well as receiving direct training and support from your line manager. In response to your hard work you will receive a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to progress within the business, forming a long standing merchandising career. 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.