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Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93842
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.24435.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 14, 2013 12:09

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Merchandiser to join one of the leading clothing retailers in the UK. Based in their head office you will be responsible for ensuring that their clothing offer is readily available for customers and that sales are maximised through efficient and accurate forecasting and analysis. Key duties of the role will include: Updating the WSSI, lineflow and production forecasts and highlighting any issues to the merchandising team. Maintaining effective intake management and supplier relatonships to ensure 95% availability and launch. Presenting findings to senior members of the team and wider business in key meetings suh as sign-off and Reviews. Supporting and mentoring a MAA/Trainee Merchandiser to aid and encourage their development. The ideal candidate will be: Currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level within a retail head office, fashion experience is essential. Commercially astute and aware of current fashion trends. Able to build strong and lasting relationships with suppliers and internal functions of the business. Keen to progress and eager to further develop skills and behaviours to support career progression. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Head Office team of one of the largest and well known clothing retailers in the UK. Working to implement and enforce their aspirational brand strategy, you will not only be rewarded with a competitive salary but the opportunity to progress and develop within a supportive structure with ambitious plans for the future. 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.