Merchandise Assistant

Merchandise Assistant

Type: Permanent Location: Head Office (Rochdale) Department: Merchandising

Description:
Since 2005 we have become a key part of the High Streets DNA and that doesn't happen by chance. We are taking things further than ever before, working hard to shape the future of streetwear. With an already impressive portfolio of brands, including the likes of Nike, adidas and PUMA our roster is constantly expanding to encompass emerging talent too.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Print off weekly reports and ensure all key people have copies as a priority on a Monday morning
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis when required
  • Develop awareness of product area through store visits and by reviewing the sales analysis
  • Update Nav with the current ETA / Availability from the supplier  order books
  • Liaise and be the first point of contact with the Warehouse and delivery issues
  • Collate, key and check price amendments
  • Action store IBT's in conjunction with the Assistant Merchandiser
  • Key contact for stores on inventory availability queries
  • Key Stocks seasonality and ensure that it is correct
  • Enter price adjustments on the system, checked and sent to stores at the correct time
  • Interact with internal teams to improve performance and drive best practices 
  • Key contact for stores to make the most of retail opportunity and minimize risk
  • Working with the Assistant Merchandiser to ensure that all product landing in the warehouse has the correct cost and retail price and the margin reflects correctly
  • Manage line cards in conjunction with the Merchandiser
  • Action new store ranges in the system as advised by the team (in conjunction with the pre-schedule)
  • Reconcile supplier order books and communicate all anomalies
  • check and change re order points in the system when required
  • File Maintence


Your profile:
  • Passionate about product
  • Strong brand awareness
  • Proactive and determined 
  • Professional, well spoken with good communication skills
  • Exceptionally organised, methodical and efficient

What we offer:

We are committed to providing the best of global mega brands as well as championing emerging talent. Working on projects with the biggest brands in the world and being the first to know about industry developments and launch information is all part of your day to day at Footasylum