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Assistant/Junior Branch Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Assistant/Junior Branch Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92371
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: April 26, 2013 11:23

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Branch Merchandiser to join the head office team of a well known and reputable International Fashion retailer. Working closely with your Senior Branch Merchandiser, you will assist with the delivery of effective store packages; consequently allowing each location to maximise on product sales. Key duties will include: * Working with colleagues across both the UK and Internationally, supporting them will all aspects of the branch planning process. * Managing the store grading system, overseeing the critical path and resolving any issues that may arise. * Producing various reports, including those based on location, product type and sales trends and analysing these with the assistance of more junior team members. * Maintaining effective working relationships with the core merchandising team. * Making commercial decisions when looking at space planning in store; ensuring that the right mix of product is available in order to maximise sales. * Working closely with the Senior Branch Planners to develop an profitable and commercial plan for the forthcoming seasons. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working within a fashion head office at Assistant Merchandiser level or above; ideally with allocations, branch planning or space planning experience. * Have strong analytical skills, with the ability to process large amounts of data with ease. * Be confident when presenting your findings or proposed plans to colleagues at all levels across the business. * Be able to support and develop more junior members of the team. This is a fantastic role for those looking to gain a new challenge, working for an established and reputable fashion brand. As you will be responsible for both their UK and International trading you will gain great exposure, allowing you to develop a progressive career within the retail world. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to build a long standing 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.