Junior Merchandiser

Manchester, UK
Posted 1 day ago
Full time

Job description

The role We're on a journey, taking the best people with us and so are looking for an experienced Junior Merchandiser to join us both at boohoo! As a Junior Merchandiser you will be responsible for making sure the product sells the best, most profitably and apart of our Merchandising team who are the self-proclaimed pioneers of the test and repeat model.

You will be supporting the merchandising function for the business in order to ensure that all relevant stakeholders have accurate data which can directly, proactively and consistently inform decisions relating to maximising profitability and contributing to overall business strategy and growth.

Your team We're boohoo, and we're a brand on a mission. We want to be everything for fashion, for everyone. Customers count on us for the latest trends, collections and inspiration so they can have the wardrobe of their dreams. But we care about more than just fashion. We champion wellbeing and sustainability too. Dropping over 500 new products a week means our customers have choice, can look their best, feel confident and be empowered.

In Merchandising, we have over 30,000 styles on-site at any time, so we're a team with big responsibilities and an even bigger reputation. We live and breathe data, trends and fashion so we can be the global market leader, always first to market. We're self-proclaimed pioneers of the test and repeat model, so it's all about having the right stock, in the right place, at the right time.

What you'll be doing To prepare reporting and present in Weekly and Monthly Trading Meetings

Drives the Test and Repeat Model to trade their area

Own an area or category within the business. Pro-actively manage the area from a sales, profitability and stock perspective.

Be a voice giving informed opinions in all meetings about how to drive the area forward. Have a can do attitude and be the driver of the area.

Manage with guidance to ensure that the buying function is effectively controlled within the agreed business strategy, and that all necessary frameworks, controls and skill sets are in place to enable the necessary degree of both long term planning and in season trading to maximise business performance.

Reviews Daily and Weekly Sales performance and carriers out Rebuy and Markdown actions where required

Reviews over and under performance at Product Group level and drives trading actions to maximise potential and minimise risk

Seeds and manages a WSSI by accurately forecasting demand, OTB, returns, AVSP and margin

Takes ownership of the Critical Path Management and takes appropriate action on issues when they arise

As well as being competent in preparing trading reports/packs will also make recommendations for reporting improvements across the B&M function and implement

Takes a strategic approach to driving their department forward through Strategy and Framework plans

Continues to work closely with QC, Design and building on Supplier relations

Mentoring and coaching junior members of the team

Fully aware of the principles and contribution to the overall Business Strategy.

Working with us To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It's relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty - you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles. We're passionate, agile, creative and one team.

As a Junior Merchandiser you will be building effective and open relationships with all members of the buying and merchandising team, based on reliable, accurate and relevant data. You will be supporting the Head of Merchandising to ensure that the buying function is effectively controlled within the agreed business strategy, and that all necessary frameworks, controls and skill sets are in place to enable the necessary degree of both long term planning and in season trading to maximise business performance.

More about you Advanced excel

A fashionable eye as initially could be required to attend buying trips, will be requested to understand the trends and fashions driving the sales

Excellent communicator, will be required to communicate with UK on a daily basis

Excellent organisation skills

Is an ambassador for the brand

Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management

Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside of own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies

Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner

Always strives to improve the department's operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.

Why join us We've set our sights on dominating the global e-commerce fashion market, and because we're 13 brands (and counting), there are plenty of opportunities to grow your career. Our mission is to create a workplace where everyone is respected, their individual differences are valued, and they can be themselves at work without exception.

You'll get the opportunity to take part in our various share schemes

Core hours enable you to flex your working times around your needs on an ad hoc basis

Benefits that support your health and wellbeing

There's up to 40% discount off our all of our brands

Our social calendar? Next level

With HQs in Manchester and London and offices across the globe (some are dog friendly!), we offer a buzzing atmosphere and the boohoo family culture wherever you work.

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