Merchandising Assistant

London, UK
Posted 7 days ago
Full time


Our merchandising team help MATCHESFASHION to maximize profit, ensuring that products appear at the right time in the right quantities; forecasting trends, planning stock levels and monitoring performance.

As a key member of the Merchandising team, the Merchandising Assistant will oversee the allocations to MATCHESFASHION stores whilst processing purchase orders and resolving any related supplier or internal queries.


  • Liaising with DC, suppliers, buyers and freight companies to resolve all delivery discrepancies. i.e. damaged items, over deliveries or shortage of stock, etc in line with department KPIs.
  • Develop effective working methods and relationships with Buying Team to resolve issues as quickly as possible and develop best practice.
  • Maintaining the query systems and tracking and reporting on this on a weekly basis
  • Overseeing timely pre-allocations to our Photostudio and Private Shopping teams
  • Responsible for completing store transfers working closely with commercial product planning.
  • Deals with ad hoc allocations and replenishment in line with needs of the business.
  • Create and maintain accurate delivery forecast for the wider business and operations team to review plan accordingly.
  • Develop strong relationships with brand partners in order to secure priority deliveries and improve speed to market. Negotiate support for any late deliveries.
  • Develop close relationship with DC inbound team to ensure efficient delivery process within shipping windows and minimise delay to maximise full price selling period
  • Assist in the production of Merchandising department reports. Produce weekly delivery summary and analysis for department and feedback on risk and suggested actions
  • Collaborate cross departmentally (eg. studio, e-comm, finance, marketing, stores, etc) to ensure critical path is met within agreed deadline
  • Maintain and regularly update internal documents and trackers
  • Details Matter: You have exceptional attention to detail and accuracy with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills. Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Results focus: Ability to self-manage your workloadin a productive and efficient manner, working to set timescales
  • You act like an owner: a flexible, motivated self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude who thrives in an exciting fast-paced environment
  • Authentic and humble, with a sense of fun: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to effectively liaise with all levels of staff and external suppliers


  • You are keen to learn and develop a career within Merchandising at MATCHESFASHION and can drive own progression.
  • You have a commercial awareness with a keen interest in the fashion retail industry
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills with proven proficiency in Microsoft Excel

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