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Do you have a passion for fashion? Jump into a job you’ll love and become a Merchandiser for a growing fashion retail brand in Manchester!

Category

Fashion Retail

Reference

esp260718d

Salary

Up to £32,000

GBP 32000
Full-Time

Date Added

26-07-2018

16-03-2019

Level

Executive

Location

Manchester

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd


Do you have a passion for fashion? Jump into a job you’ll love and become a Merchandiser for a growing fashion retail brand in Manchester!

Our client is an exciting, entrepreneurial fashion retailer who prides themselves in their innovative ways of spotting new trends targeted at the younger generation. The chosen candidate will be joining a tight-knit culture and be part an exciting growth journey.

The Merchandiser will fully support the merchandising function of the business by ensuring that all key stakeholders are supplied with accurate and relevant data which can be used to make key business decisions in order to facilitate growth and profitability. The successful candidate will also be responsible for working closely with the Head of Merchandising to make sure that all frameworks and controls can be utilised for long-term planning and in-season trading. A hardworking, enthusiastic and creative individual will be highly suited to this role where they will have the opportunity to work on an extensive product range.

Being ideally located in the heart of Manchester this is perfect for a candidate who loves the hustle and bustle of the city life!

Main Responsibilities of the Merchandiser:

  • Identify and analyse weekly sales trends whilst also producing regular trade reports for the management team
  • Maximise stock availability by taking full control of both the intake and commitment schedule
  • Build and maintain strong work relationships with key suppliers
  • Ensure that produce availability is maximised across channels as well as highlighting key recommendations for markdowns and promotions
  • Make sure that all critical path deadlines are adhered to
  • Highlight any delivering issues and ensure that these are resolved as soon as possible

Key Skills and Attributes required from the Merchandiser:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experienced within a similar Merchandising role
  • Proven experience of working in a head office merchandising role
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills combined with fantastic communication skills
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • An enthusiastic and determined mindset
  • A genuine passion retail and trading

Is this the exciting new role that you have been looking for? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team on 0161 833 1044 or apply online today!

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