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Assistant Merchandiser - Branded Fashion

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Branded Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94414
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.04455.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 31, 2013 15:14

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join this successful and growing retailer within their branded fashion department.This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and fast-paced head office team. Candidates will be currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level or be a Senior Allocator/MAA within fashion retail, and have some responsible for managing and trading their own area, including OTB and WSSI exposure. To be successful you will be: · Currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level with another high street retailer, branded fashion experience is desirable but candidates all fashion retailing experience will be considered. · Be able to demonstrate knowledge of forecasting on WSSI and monitoring OTB · Able to analyse historical sales data to assist with forward planning and range planning · Have strong planning and forecasting skills, able to forecast sales and identify potential stock issues · Experience in markdown planning and exit strategy planning · Have experience of managing an Allocator/MAA You will be: · Educated to degree level of equivalent, preferably in a numerical based subject such as Maths, Finance & Accounting or Fashion Merchandising · A team player, with strong communication skills · Highly analytical, with excellent numerical skills · An advanced Excel issues · A problem solver, with a can-do attitude · Passionate about fashion and retailing This is a great opportunity to join a successful and growing retailer. If you are an experienced Assistant Merchandiser or Senior Allocator/MAA looking for your next challenge within fashion, apply now! 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.