Merchandising Assistant

  • Permanent
  • Bristol, South West
  • Posted 29th June 2018
  • £17000 - £18000 per Annum
  • Ref: SW1224
Merchandising Assistant
Bristol
£18k

My client is going through a period of major growth, and as such have created a number of Merchandising Assistant vacancies. The role will work closely with the Buyers and Merchandisers to help manage the distribution of stock within the business. An ideal candidate should be able to analyse large amounts of data and make recommendations for replenishment. You will need to communicate regularly with the Buyer, Store Managers and the Area Managers to discuss and improve stock turn.

Role:
*Compile stock and sales reports ensuring data accuracy
*Analyse reports and make recommendations regarding stock distribution
*Liaise with the Area Managers, the Visual Merchandising and buying teams to discuss stock issues and communicate/recommend necessary action to be taken
*Store visits in order to review stock packages
*Organise and monitor offloads/transfers of stock in the most cost effective way for the business
*Raise Purchase Orders in line with company requirements.

Candidate:

Ideally you will have a strong aptitude for numbers and data analysis, with experience of working in a Retail environment. Communication skills are a must, and you should be able to liaise effectively with the team and wider business. Candidates should be able to work on their own initiative, have exceptional team working skills and strong Excel experience is essential. A basic knowledge of supply chain management is recommended but not essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique business in an entry level role, and develop a career in Merchandising.

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