Assistant Branch Merchandiser

Leicester, UK
Posted 8 days ago

We are looking for an Assistant Branch Merchandiser to assist the Branch Merchandiser in various day to day activities to ensure deadlines are met, stock is pushed to correct stores to maximise full price sales and minimise markdown

You will support the day to day activities within Brands Product Operation areas to ensure Branch and item stock levels are effectively controlled.

About the role

  • Plan, allocate and replenish lines to maximise stock potential.
  • Ensure stock is used in the most effective way to maximise sales.
  • Liaise with the warehouses to ensure stock is picked and sent to stores in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure new/refit stores have the right stock package to enable a successful launch.
  • Produce accurate reports to assist other department's decision making.
  • Proactively manage stock builds for peak sales periods I.E. Easter and Christmas.
  • Re-grade stores to ensure full price sales are maximised.
  • Manage markdown lines for mid season and end of season sales.
  • Maintain accurate Branch Merchandising systems.
  • Resolve store, product teams and warehousing queries.
  • Manage markdown lines for sale events.

About you

  • An understanding of SQL
  • Highly numerate
  • Skills in Microsoft Excel/Sheets
  • Highly organised, you'll be able to proactively manage a wide range of responsibilities.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A great communicator, you will need to build excellent relationships with various departments.
  • A team player who thrives in a fast paced, busy and challenging environment
  • Working knowledge of GSuite applications, GMail, Sheets etc is desirable

About Us

You know Next, but did you know we're a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We're the UK's 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we're the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it's now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we've gone global!

About some of our Benefits

  • 25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Subsidised restaurant, coffee shop and juice bar
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

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