Buying & merchandising

Assistant Merchandiser

Assistant Merchandiser required to work within a friendly and vibrant merchandising team where you will be responsible for sales analysis (identifying best and worst sellers) across the Men's and Women's categories, supporting the Merchandiser in all aspects of their role, maintain and manage the data on the merchandise planning system as well as set up product lines and ensure all details are complete and accurate. Excellent communication skills, strong numerical and advanced Excel skills essential.


Our client, a well-known global retailer of casual clothing, is seeking an Assistant Merchandiser to work within a friendly and vibrant merchandising team supporting the Merchandiser in all aspects of their role.



- Review the weekly sales figures and undertake analysis and action as required

Manage the optimisation of store stocks in line with sales performance to improve company profitability and maximise product availability.

Regularly review the delivery schedule forecasts and the actual intake of merchandise with Production and Logistics Departments.

Consolidate regular analysis of sales, margin and stock along with analysis of information for inclusion in the range planning documents.

Ensure SKU's and purchase orders are raised based on confirmed seasonal buy.

Ensure retail price changes are actioned on the system in line with authorised instructions.

Identify and interpret market trends through a number of different communication, market research and media avenues, whilst remaining aware of the activities of our primary competitors. Continually communicate with stores to assess the impact of the range and address opportunities.

Follow and revise the merchandise planning calendar to ensure all deadlines are met. Support the development of the critical path


- Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with expert and advanced knowledge of Excel.

Analytical, numerate and accurate with good attention to detail. Able to produce plans and analyses that accurately reflect the current business and its future intentions on a regular and timely basis.

Highly commercial able to manage the broader perspective, whilst maintaining attention to detail. Hands on, operational with a 'can do' approach.

Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels of the business and with global partners.

A team player that effectively collaborates with other internal and external functions to achieve departmental and company goals and objectives.

If this ASSISTANT MERCHANDISER role interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your CVand quote reference MM/57100.


Melanie Mitchell

If this Assistant Merchandiser role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference 57110/001.