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Trainee Merchandiser

Job Title: Trainee Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £16000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95009
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.95206.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 06, 2014 15:46

Job Description

My client is a high street fashion and homewares retailer, they are currently recruiting for a Trainee merchandiser to join their head office team. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate of graduate calibre looking for the first step in their merchandising career, or an existing Allocator or Trainee Merchandiser looking for a new challenge. As Trainee Merchandiser you must have outstanding numerical and analytical skills as well as a methodical approach to working. Key responsibilities will include allocations to store, creating and analysing sales reports, managing intake, communications with suppliers and managing the critical path. The successful candidate will; * Be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject, e.g. Fashion Merchandising, Business Studies, Maths or Accountancy. * Have fashion or homewares retail experience. * Be able to demonstrate excellent numerical and analytical ability and a have a passion for number-crunching. * Have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes, particularly Excel. * Have a keen personal interest in fashion and retail. * Have good organisational skills and be able to multi-task. * Have the desire to have a successful merchandising career. If you are a candidate of graduate calibre, enjoy number-crunching and have a passion for fashion and retail apply today with an up-to-date CV. Excellent opportunities for progression available for the successful candidate. 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.