Branch Merchandising Assistant - Monsoon & Kids

Ref: MON10219
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: 14/03/2019

At Monsoon, we are passionate about connecting the contemporary with far eastern inspiration, to create a brand that’s completely unique. We champion natural beauty, body positivity and an ethical sustainable product you can be proud to buy, wear and create.

We’re looking for a Branch Merchandising Assistant to join our Monsoon Branch Merchandising team. We are looking for individuals with analytical minds and with great attention to detail. You will be part of the UK team and responsible for your own region of stores, including South East and East Anglia.

What will you do as a Branch Merchandising Assistant?

  • Responsible for completing market/branch stock actions for region
  • Responsible for weekly and seasonal reporting for markets/branches ensuring they are published accurately and on time to the business
  • Action all market specific price changes as required, both in season and for end of season and mid-season sales by market
  • Complete grade changes and maintain grade tables. Ensuring they are approved daily.
  • Ensure specific stock is retained or excluded for markets/branches as required
  • Aware of local market events and the impact on sales and stock
  • Work collaboratively with the merchandising teams, supporting these teams during busy periods when needed
  • Keep up to date with all brand promotional activity, running relevant reports for markets affected. Ensure cost of mark down is recorded for the business
  • Collate and record any market feedback for brands throughout the season
  • Allocate stock to new store packages.  Highlight concerns to line manager
  • Be commercially aware of performance and stock levels across the business by department and the impact on own regions/market.
  • Visit stores and WDC as required
  • Develop a strong understanding of reporting systems and tools available
  • Complete system testing as required by the business
  • Manage your own career development and commercial knowledge


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

  • Experience of working within a retail environment
  • Be an excellent communicator who can build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Possess strong organisation and planning skills
  • Be educated to degree level – a numerical degree is preferable
  • Have an analytical mind and great attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure


What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon is a great place to be.  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 the opportunity to ride a tax-free bike to work to name a few!





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