Merchandising Assistant

Paul Smith
London, UK
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

Based in our Nottingham office, the primary function of this role is to provide general support to the Outlet Merchandising team, covering specific product areas which are overseen by senior members in the team and providing broader cover as and when necessary. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that replenishment, manual movements and consolidations are actioned based on all available data and report on them accordingly.

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  • Run regular weekly trade and business reports in a timely and accurate manner and contribute to the weekly team trade meeting.
  • Liaise with the Warehouse and Distribution department as needed, ensuring priority stock is being pushed out to stores.
  • Promptly answer all calls and emails from stores relating to stock queries and assist the stores by informing them where to locate specific stock requests when required.
  • Take responsibility for specific product groups and ensure they are maintained according to the seasonal calendar, including updating the replenishment plan, processing manual stock movements and consolidating stock.
  • Support the Merchandising team in any day-to-day ad hoc tasks and housekeeping stock inventories as needed.
  • Compile store and product information and distribute it on a rolling basis.
  • Assist with the set-up of the seasonal launch and allocation plan and any external pop-up sales as needed.

Essential Experience and Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in a retail role and/or Merchandising, dealing with deliveries, handling stock, maintaining stock levels and shop operations.
  • Credible experience of the lifestyle market both nationally and internationally.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel.
  • Experience of analysing and interpreting high volumes of information, data and producing accurate reports to set deadlines and undertaking administration duties.

About You:

  • Highly systematic and well organised with the ability to prioritise own workload to meet set deadlines.
  • Very methodical, accurate and speedy with excellent planning, prioritisation and organisational skills.
  • A confident and outgoing individual with good interpersonal skills both written and verbal.
  • A team worker who can work using their own initiative and is able to build effective working relationships.
  • Flexible and able to work extended hours over busy periods if necessary.

Please note, this role is not eligible for sponsorship in the Skilled Worker visa category.

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