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Assistant Merchandiser - Sports

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Sports
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95120
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2014 09:29

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Branch Merchandiser to join this successful retail head office team. This role is about effectively managing and planning stock packages for stores - ensuring that the right stock is at the right store, at the right time! It is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Allocator/MAA or Assistant Merchandiser looking for a new challenge. Key responsibilities will include: * Managing and planning stock packages. * Assisting with planning new store stock packages. * Reviewing store gradings and branch sales and taking appropriate action. * Analysing weekly/quarterly/seasonal stock and sales reports. * Assisting the Merchandiser in managing intake forecasting intake margin and future stock requirements. * Liaising with Store/Area managers - dealing with any stock queries. To be successful you will; * Have previous merchandising experience at experienced Allocator or Assistant Merchandiser level within retail. * Be highly analytical with excellent numerical skills. * Be enthusiastic and proactive, with a can-do attitude. * Have strong IT skills and computer literacy, advanced skills in Excel - formulas, pivot tables etc. * Be a team player, and able to work well with others. This is a great opportunity to join a successful retailer, if you think you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity - apply now with an up-to-date CV. 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.