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Assistant Merchandiser (Franchise)

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser (Franchise)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands, West Midlands
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q96111
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 06, 2015 10:10

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Merchandiser to join the head office team of this leading UK high street retailer for a maternity cover position. 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 currently be an advanced Senior Allocator/Merchandise Assistant, or already at Assistant/Junior Merchandiser level, to be considered for the role.

Key duties will include;

  • Analysing sales data and formulating range plan proposals based on historical 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 as a Senior Allocator/Assistant Merchandiser within a retail head office; preferably within international/franchise or branch merchandising experience although franchise experience is not essential
  • 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 merchandising professional 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 Business in relation to this vacancy.