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Assistant Merchandiser (Outlet)

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser (Outlet)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95220
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.00009.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 27, 2014 19:08

Job Description

This leading British heritage fashion brand are currently seeking an Assistant Merchandiser to join their head office team. This role is to be based within the Outlet division, ensuring the smooth running and operation of the company's outlet merchandising. As Assistant Merchandiser (Outlet), your responsibilities will include: * Collating and preparing information for trade meetings, range review and seasonal review meetings. * Working closely with Branch Merchandising function to manage initial allocations to outlet stores, as well as constantly monitoring and replenishing stock as necessary. * Forecasting stock, sales and intake requirements. At all times maintaining required margins and taking appropriate action when required. * Making recommendations based on your analysis of potential sales opportunities/risks. * Suggesting and actioning markdowns and planning exit strategy and promotions. To be successful you must be able to demonstrate: * Previous experience at Assistant Merchandiser level within another successful fashion retailer, within experience working within an outlet, branch merchandising or franchise team. * Excellent Excel skills. * Strong analytical and numerical ability. * Outstanding communication skills; previous experience of working closely with other departments within the head office and communicating with store/area managers. * Ability to multi-task and prioritise a busy workload. This is a truly fantastic opportunity to be part of a strong British brand going from strength to strength. If you are an experienced Assistant Merchandiser with a relevant background, and you are looking for a new challenge, why not apply 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.