Junior Merchandiser - Childrenswear Concessions (Maternity cover)

Ref: MON10263
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 07/05/2019

FUN, UNIQUENESS AND QUALITY.

Monsoon Childrenswear ensures to deliver these elements to our customers. A heritage running back to 1995, Childrenswear has found its own voice and we encourage passionate and talented people to join this team.

We are looking for an experienced Junior Merchandiser to join us on a Maternity Leave Contract within our Childrenswear concession department.  We are looking for a confident individual to drive our Concessions and deliver on targets.

 

What you will do as a Junior Merchandiser within Childrenswear Concessions?

You will be responsible for implementing and driving the product strategy across our online concessions by:

Trading:

  • Using data analysis to identify major sales drivers and drive category performance
  • Monitor sales to plans and react to trading needs.
  • Managing Promotions and Markdowns across individual concessions
  • Building strong relationships with our concession partners, regularly reviewing the P&Ls and frequently meeting/ discussing trade.
  • Managing OTB for the department and working closely with product teams to amend ranges in season
  • Work with marketing team to look at opportunities for Monsoon on concessions and following up with credible stock offer.

Planning:

  • Working with the merch manager to plan budgets for future season, adapting to trade and providing a strategy/ option framework for the product teams to buy to.
  • Analyses collections, feeding back to product teams to influence future ranges and helping shape and build the range with the brand teams
  • Implementing brand strategy for concessions.
  • Working with new concessions bringing our Brand to market.

Team

  • Working closely with our Distribution Centre and Ecommerce team to ensure availably and commerciality align with our brand
  • Managing a small team, and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Reporting directly to Merchandise manager.

 

What you will need to succeed as a Junior Merchandiser in Childrenswear?

  • Proven experience as a Junior Merchandiser, ideally from a high street retailer
  • Experience working with concessions is desirable 
  • Track record of trading success in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive attitude, thriving working independently
  • Ability to work at pace in a fast paced environment

 

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Childrenswear is a great place to be. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across all three of our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension 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 pay day early finishes!

 

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