Assistant Merchandiser

Recruiter
Paperchase Products Limited
Location
London
Salary
Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
We are currently looking for both a Level One AND a Level Two Assistant Merchandiser to join our team.

With TWO vacancies on offer, this is an ideal opportunity for either a Senior MAA or Junior Assistant Merchandiser looking to take your next step up and get further career progression OR an established Assistant Merchandiser looking for a new challenge in a different environment. Our ideal applicant will come from a fast paced retailer and will combine high levels of numeracy with a good understanding allocation processes and principals.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

Key responsibilities of this role will include:

- supporting the team by overseeing the effective allocation of stock across our retail estate
- monitoring and producing weekly reports on key areas, including best sellers, range performance, and branch cover reports
- producing detailed weekly reports for forecasting purposes and make recommendations for effective stock level planning
- producing and presenting lessons learnt information and working closely with the buyer to optimise the range
- building and maintaining effective working relationships with Buyers, suppliers, stores and the warehouse operation to ensure the most effective service is delivered to the business at all times
- completing store visits to develop commercial skills, gathering information on layout and space, merchandising of range, customer profile and stock level with in store colleagues

WHO YOU'LL BE:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

- previous experience in a similar role
- a keen eye for detail with strong analytical skills
- solid IT skills, with a particular focus on confident data manipulation using Excel
- experience of working with WSSIs
- demonstrable communication and team working skills
- strong organisational skills, with the proven ability to manage a challenging workload and consistently meet deadlines
- the ability to multitask, maintain focus under pressure and ensure accuracy and attention to detail at all times

WHAT YOU'LL GET:

This is an exciting time to come on board, as the business is undergoing a period of substantial growth. Paperchase offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:

- generous company bonus
- 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
- company pension scheme
- life assurance
- season ticket loan
- discounted gym membership
- 50% employee discount