Assistant Merchandiser - Level 2

Expiring today

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 have a great opportunity for a Level 2 Assistant Merchandiser to join our Central & Branch Merchandising department.

The successful applicant will have substantial experience in a similar role, ideally gained within a fast paced retailer and will combine high levels of numeracy with a good understanding of allocation processes and principals.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

This varied role will be responsible for a number of key activities, including:

- branch performance analysis and optimisation
- co-ordination and analysis of new store stock packages
- intake and despatch forecasting and DC liaison
- management of Outlet and Clearance strategy
- liaising with Area Management team and supporting with regular store visits
- support for new stores and store anniversary support and analysis programme
- producing board reports for the Trading Director
- focusing on supporting new partnerships and initiatives, including providing dedicated support to our top performing stores, in order to maximise sales and optimise the performance of in store trials, etc
- using existing range plans to ensure the effective allocation of stock to specific stores within the 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
- 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
- organising 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 successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

- previous experience in a similar level role, working with seasonal product categories
- a keen eye for detail with strong analytic skills
- solid IT skills, with a particular focus on confident data manipulation using Excel

- strong 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
- general administrative skills, with accurate data entry

WHAT WE'LL GIVE YOU:

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:

- 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
- 50% employee discount
- Competitive company bonus scheme
- study assistance scheme
- company pension scheme
- life assurance
- season ticket loan
- discounted gym membership
- long service recognition scheme