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Junior Merchandiser

£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Zachary Daniels are proud to working work with a growing fashion retailer who are looking to grow their merchandising function. As the Junior Merchandiser you will be confident in the set up of new reporting tools, whilst being responsible for the sales and performance of your area. You will trade and de-risk your category area by having a commercial approach to knowing your best sellers and how to capitalise on newness. Some responsibilities include: Own daily line sales, update your forecasts for your area whilst communicating back to your senior merchandiser weekly on what OTB you have identified for the department. As the Junior Merchandiser you will assist the Head of Merchandising in the building of category WSSI's You will update your actualised sales and prepare monthly re-forecasts with your senior management team. You will identify where cancellations and phasing activity needs to occur with the support of your assistant and trainee. Development of junior members of the team, motivating team morale whilst setting realistic goals & objectives. Ensure that the daily administrative tasks are done being done accurately & in a timely manner by your direct reports. You will naturally build a strong relationship with your Buyer, you will assist in all range builds, sign off's, and all strategy meetings. You will be responsible for identifying best sellers and move on's that the team need to focus on to generate new sales. Review product and supplier mix's with your Buyer to ensure that the right product, quality and designs are being brought into the business Building strategy, lessons learnt and weekly trade packs for the wider team, whilst being confident in presenting your suggestions and actions to senior management. Establish a consistent pricing architecture across your ranges whilst being mindful of the competition and any promotional activity you wish to implement.This retailer is well established after years of successful trading online and across their 3rd party businesses. This merchandising function is rapidly growing so the opportunity for organic progression is here for the taking. If you are looking for your next career move and this sounds like something you could really take ownership of then get in touch today! Zachary Daniels is a Niche, National & International Recruitment Consultancy. Specialising in Buying, Merchandising & Ecommerce Design, Technical, Wholesale & Production Finance HR & Talent H&S & Compliance Marketing, Digital & Technology Property & Centre Management Retail, Trade, Leisure & Wholesale Operations Senior Appointments & Exec Sales Supply Chain & Logistics BBBH24862 / ZDHO
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  • Job Reference: 702530414-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Zachary Daniels Recruitment
    Zachary Daniels Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent