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Assistant Merchandiser - Home

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Home
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95371
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.53813.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 09, 2014 09:42

Job Description

My client is a leading UK high street retailer, they currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and high calibre Assistant Merchandiser to join their team within their homewares division. This is a fantastic opportunity to join and be part of a growing and dynamic team. The successful candidate will have proven head office merchandising experience from a high street retailer, and be currently responsible for planning and trading their own department within their team. WSSI and OTB exposure is essential. Experience within homewares is highly desirable, however candidates with experience within other product areas across fashion and clothing are also encouraged to apply. To be successful you will; * Have WSSI and OTB management experience and be responsible for planning and trading your own department. * Have experience of markdown and intake planning. * Have strong planning and forecasting skills, as well as experienced working on linecards. * Have experience of managing an Allocator/MAA. You will be: * Currently working at Assistant Merchandiser or Senior Assistant Merchandiser level for another successful retailer preferably within homewares (textiles or hardlines), although candidates with fashion experience will also be considered. * A team player, with strong communication skills. * Highly analytical, with excellent numerical skills and an advanced knowledge of Excel. * Enthusiastic and proactive, with a can-do attitude. * An excellent communicator and problem solver. Excellent training and opportunities for progression are available for the successful candidate as well as a competitive salary and benefits. If you are an experienced Assistant Merchandiser looking for your next challenge and you think you have the relevant skills and experience then this could be the role for you. Apply now. 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.