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Junior Merchandiser - Brands & Collections

Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, £ £ 27000.00-30000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent

Description:

As a Junior Merchandiser - Brands & Collections you will lead your category team to achieve departmental KPI's that contribute and reflect the top line company strategy. Ultimately you will be responsible for the successful delivery of your category sales, stock, profit and contribution targets through effective forecasting. You will review the development of this forward plan and reacting to trading conditions.

Client Details

One of Manchester's leading Fashion companies in their Trafford Park/ Salford Keys location. There are known for bold, straight talking and forward thinking fashion inspired by real life. The company sells, women's, home, beauty etc. Everything they create is informed by their customer along with global influences like social media, street style, and popular culture.

Its signature confident style and broad product range has driven global development in recent years, now selling to over 180 countries and locally active in the UK, US, Australia, France, Spain, Ireland, Poland and Germany, with future plans for further international expansion and a loyal following of over 8 million social media fans worldwide across multiple platforms.

Description

  • Work closely with the category buying team to set the strategy for your product area which will deliver the most relevant product range to the customer at the right time
  • Report category and product performance to the wider business and senior management on a regular basis
  • Manage departmental stock & sales position using the WSSI, reacting to any trends in performance and flexing OTB to suit
  • Identify new opportunities to grow sales and profitability
  • Review, propose and implement CAYG activity to reduce terminal stock
  • Drive increase in margin through effective supply base management
  • Manage the performance of the team, setting objectives, giving regular feedback, addressing poor performance and provide training and development where necessary
  • Monitor competitor and market trends and make recommendations to improve the brands proposition

Profile

  • Previous experience as a junior merchandiser or senior assistant merchandiser
  • Strong communication, motivation and management skills
  • Organised and structured in approach with the ability to deliver goals and strategies
  • Process driven with a strong understanding of analysing large amounts of data, WSSI mgmt. and OTB
  • Commercially aware and proactive when making departmental trading decisions
  • High level of professional integrity and responsibility
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Experience working in fashion retail
  • Advanced Excel user

Job Offer

Free parking

company bonus

Summer hours scheme

Buy / Sell holiday scheme

Early 4pm finish on a Friday

25 days holiday + bank holidays

30% staff discount

sample sales

Membership for Retail Credit Union and Retail Trust

(competitions, parties & giveaways)

Reward Portal - providing discount and cashback on 1000 major retailers.

State of the art building, fun working environment, spacious desk areas, café, kitchen areas and quiet spaces where you can plug in and work in peace

Job Details

1259233457
Not Specified
Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ 27000.00-30000.00 Annual Annual