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Visual Merchandiser / Space Planner

Job Title: Visual Merchandiser / Space Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94508
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: JFS.53529.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 15, 2013 09:55

Job Description

Job Title: Visual Merchandiser Objectives: The role of the Visual Merchandiser is to provide comprehensive and professional merchandising support to the Creative and Sourcing functions of the business. * In fulfilling his/her duties the Visual Merchandiser must fully utilise his/her knowledge and initiative, within the boundaries of the job description with the primary objectives of: * Work with both the design and procurement teams to ensure parties are aligned in delivering ranges that are appropriate in size to the space available * Ensure item pack sizes are in multiples to support appropriate merchandising and replenishment * Quantify the retail value and gross margin attached to facings of products available for display on the shop floor * Work with both the design and procurement teams to ensure parties are aligned in delivering ranges that are appropriate in size to the space available * Document plans and communicate to retail operations and supply chain in pursuit of improving the effectiveness of deployment of ranges to stores Required skills: * An experienced Space Planner, with at least 2 years retail experience and knowledge of relevant merchandising systems. * A hands-on, proactive approach and previous experience within all areas of the retail space planning process. * Extensive administration skills, with the ability to work under pressure in a calm and pro-active manner. * The ideal candidate will be confident and self motivated. 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.