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Junior Merchandiser

Job Title: Junior Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93522
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: ALD.26544.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 08, 2013 19:43

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Merchandiser to join this luxury,branded clothing and accessories retailer in their London head office. Working with a wealth of brands, the ideal candidate will have a passion for luxury fashion and will have both analytical and creative skills. Key duties of the role will include: * Working closely with the buying function in order to plan product ranges and create sales and stock plans. * Forecast profit and sales and work to optimise profitability of designated product areas. * Analyse best sellers in detail in order to relay accurate findings to the buying team and ensure appropriate buys in following seasons. * Manage the distribution of stock by liaising with suppliers and agreeing efficient timescales for delivery. The ideal candidate will be: * A creative yet analytical individual able to approach scenarios from both perspectives. * Enthusiastic about product and keen to accompany buyers in supplier meetings and manufacturing visits. * Commercially aware and up to date with trends. * Confident and able to present analytical findings to senior managers. * Calm, with a proactive approach to problem solving. This is the perfect opportunity for an established Assistant Merchandiser or those already in an Junior Merchandiser position looking to further their career. This business offers a great working environment with the capabilties for buying and merchandising to work closely in a creative function to ensure the best clothing and accessories offer is selected. In return for all your hard work you will receive a competitive salary and the opportunity to progress within an expanding luxury business. 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.