Merchandise Administration Assistant - Childrenswear

Ref: MON10040
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 31/10/2018

Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further.  We are committed to developing our people, offering key training courses and promotion opportunities. We have issued over £250K worth of grants to our Charity partners, through our Monsoon Accessorize Trust. The Trust allows us to support 19 projects currently and “give back to the communities we trade in”. We are a strong brand with many talented people in the business, along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

We’re looking for a Merchandising Administration Assistant to join our Childrenswear Merchandising team. We are looking for individuals with analytical minds and with great attention to detail.

What will you do as a Merchandising Administration Assistant?

Ensure the efficient running of the merchandising office, producing and circulating weekly and adhoc analysis. Monitors, chases and amends orders, to ensure the delivery schedule is accurately maintained. Ensures all administration is carried out accurately and effectively manages markdown and promotion administration. Communicate daily with the team, including the Junior Merchandisers, as well as liaising with the Branch Merchandising team and Buying team. Create reports and analysis that provide accurate data for the team to assist with range building. Update the WSSI (Weekly Sales, Stock and Intake) and assist in departmental forecasting. Maintain an awareness of current issues within the brand and the impact it has on the team and come up with creative solutions when needed.

What you will need to succeed as a Merchandising Administration Assistant?

• Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise own workload with proven administrative ability
• Excellent problem solver and decision maker – always focusing on solutions 
• Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• A self motivator who is enthusiastic and keen to progress and develop
• Active team player who constantly contributes and supports other members
• Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Word & Excel – use of V-Look ups) with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy.
• Interest in working within fashion retail, a particular interest in Jewellery

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Childrenswear is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent.  Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception.  You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and theatre shows, and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

If you feel you have the potential to become a Merchandising Administration Assistant, please apply via our internal portal on our website www.monsoonjobs.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

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