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Merchandising Admin Assistant - West London

Job Title: Merchandising Admin Assistant - West London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93646
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2013 10:41

Job Description

A unique opportunity has arisen within a multi-channel retail company for a highly skilled and experienced Merchandising Assistant to support the trading and planning team. You will work closely with suppliers under the direction of the Line Manager to maximise output through accurate stock management. Your responsibilities as the Merchandising Assistant will include: * Produce accurate and timely analysis and documentation to identify the best sellers and support the slow moving merchandise * Assist the Line Manager in delivering the strategy for the category * Ensure that all category KPI’s are met or exceeded * Keep abreast of the promotional and marketing calendar to manage the strategic core and seasonal requirements * The role is very administrative & data focused To qualify for the Merchandiser position, you must have the following qualifications: * Degree level education or equivalent * Team management skills * Strong commercial acumen and trading skills * Excellent communication skills * Highly analytical * Proficient in Microsoft Office & Excel This is a great role perhaps for a new graduate who are keen to start their retail career from a numerical or business background. Or someone with merchandiser/allocator/stock or distributor experience. With this unique opportunity to join a company that values excellence and innovation. If you think that you have the right skills and experiences to qualify for this role, please send your CV quoting the reference 93646. 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.