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Job Title: Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92722
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: June 21, 2013 14:43

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Merchandiser to join the head office team of this growing and successful retail business. As Merchandiser, you will assist in the delivery of the optimum product range, achieved through accurate planning and analysis, while adhering to guidelines set within the brand's Merchandising strategy. As the Merchandiser you will also be responsible for: * Effective planning and forecasting, identifying growth opportunities and potential stock issues and making appropriate recommendations. * Planning and trading your own department - responsibility for ensuring sales targets are met and exceeded. * Promotional and markdown planning * Analysing store sales, identifying best and slow sellers, auctioning adjustments to stock levels * Analysing historical sales data in order to plan and forecast future sales and ensuring that all stock availability and allocations are in line with this The ideal candidate will be: * Educated to degree level, or equivalent * Currently working at Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level with another successful retailer * Highly analytical with excellent attention to detail * An enthusiastic and dynamic character, with a strong desire to succeed and progress If you are looking for a role where you can make a difference and work for a leading retailer, send your CV across 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.