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Merchandising Assistant - Cumbria - up to £20k

£18000 - £20000

Buying and Merchandising

North West




Job Description

Merchandising Assistant - Cumbria - up to £20k - fantastic progression

This a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to progress their career within retail merchandising. Our client is a market leading retailer with growth ambitions and a passion for providing high quality products and service to their customers. This is a great opportunity for a stock controller who is passionate about providing an enticing product range for customers whilst maintaining commercial ambitions.

So what does this Merchandising Assistant role involve?

  • Ensure that sales and profit are maximised on product ranges and markdowns are kept to a minimum, through having the right stock in the right place, at the right time
  • Effectively manage the stocks of the department skus, moving stock deliveries forward or back where necessary
  • Contribute to the trading of the department, providing performance information as required and reacting accordingly with stock actions
  • Keep the stock valuation of products as low as possible without compromising sales
  • Assist the team with decisions on ranging, promotions and discontinuations, aided by knowledge of the stock situation
  • Work closely with Merchandisers/Senior Merchandisers to manage supplier relationships to support effective end to end stock management.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

Be an effective communicator, with an ability to deal diplomatically at all levels, both internally and externally
Have excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met
Capable of working unsupervised and able to use own initiative
Have strong numerical skills, ability to work accurately with data
Experience of working with Outlook and Microsoft Excel

If you are looking to move into retail merchandising, please get in touch today!


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