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Assistant Merchandiser - Franchise

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Franchise
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95359
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.65073.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 09, 2014 09:32

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Merchandiser to join the head office team of this leading UK high street retailer. This is an exciting opportunity in which you will work closely with the international and franchise functions of the business in order to develop and progress their brand presence. As this is a large area of the business, you must be currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level to be considered for the role. Key duties will include; * Analysing sales data and formulating range plan proposals based on historial sales information. * Ensuring your franchise partners receive the most commercial and profitable ranges in order to maximise sales. * Managing the relationship with the franchise partners as well as relevant internal colleagues. * Potentialising sales and profitability by taking into account key performance indicators. * Planning, managing and effectively contributing to progress meetings. To be successful you will; * Currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level within a retail head office, preferably within international/franchise or branch merchandising experience. * Have the ability to range plan, forecast and manage OTB. * Be commercially aware with an understanding and appreciation of product. * Be driven, organised and have great problem solving skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Assistant Merchandiser to join a fast moving and progressive retail business. In return for your hard work you will receive a competitive salary and attractive benefits package along with the opportunity to develop a long standing and progressive career with the business. 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.