Assistant Merchandiser

Reporting to: Senior Merchandiser

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an analytical, goal driven and proactive Assistant Merchandiser to join our team. You will already be operating at Assistant Merchandiser level and some wholesale experience is desirable but not essential.

 

Key Responsibilities:

* Administer accurate wholesale production plans and suggest actions accordingly in order to maintain availability, whilst managing terminal stocks

* Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the warehouse to ensure ideal stock positions for wholesale

* Maintain good relationships with suppliers to facilitate stock availability

* Work closely with buying to ensure critical path dates are met

* Work closely with the sales team to maximise turnover

* Produce, interpret and present analysis for in season reviews

* Provide analysis to support product sign off ensuring all learnings are captured

* Reporting on weekly / monthly retail performance

* Assist merchandiser in planning profitable ranges for both retail and wholesale

* Maintain an accurate retail range plan

* Raise all orders for the store and liaise with suppliers to ensure timely deliveries

* Liaise with the warehouse to organise deliveries to the store, ensuring stock levels are to plan

* Ensure maximum stock availability for website

* Propose and prepare information for retail ESS and MSS

* Develop and maintain a strong relationship with the store team, keeping them informed of deliveries and stock issues

* Preparing for and involvement in two seasonal stocktakes for the store and web and annual warehouse stocktake

 

Key Skills

* Good communicator

* Excellent Excel skills

* Ability to manage upwards and prioritise

* Ability to present to a group

* Accuracy and attention to detail

About Caroline Gardner

Caroline Gardner is best known as one of the UK's leading and most prolific stationery and gift designers.

Her distinctive designs now stretch across various product categories, including paper, accessories and lifestyle, all linked by her design hand print of quirky use of colour and placement.

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