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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94404
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.77654.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 30, 2013 12:49

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has recently opened for an Assistant Merchandiser to join a well-established and highly successful specialist retailer based in the UK. Reporting to the Merchandise Manager, you will have the following responsibilities: * Liaise with the Buying and Merchandising team in analysing stocks and sales level to minimize risks of markdown and drive sales * Plan and manage the range together with the Buying Team to ensure store and web availability of the products * Ensure that the ranging is in line with the store profile and provide recommendations for extensions/de-ranging if needed * Support the Merchandise Manager with ad hoc reports * Train, coach and develop the skills of the Allocators To qualify for the Assistant Merchandiser role, you must have the following skills and experience: * Retail experience in an Assistant Merchandiser level within a similar retail business * Proven track record of achieving business targets and working in collaboration with other departments * Strong communication and interpersonal skills * Strong commercial acumen * Excellent networking and influencing skills * Highly numerate with advanced Excel skills This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed excellent package that awaits the successful candidate. If you thrive on challenges of this sort and enjoy hitting the ground running, then please get your CV through to us today. 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.