Assistant Branch Merchandiser - Monsoon & Kids

Ref: MON10482
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benfits
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 27/09/2019

Our founder Peter Simon, travelled to India in 1973 and brought back beautiful, bohemian product to sell on a market stall in Notting Hill. Today Monsoon continues with a boutique feel, spanning a breath of categories from casualwear to occasion & beach.  Monsoon heritage & values make us an individual brand with the ability to stand out vs the competition and stand the test of time.

Our Monsoon Branch Merchandising team currently have a new opportunity for an Assistant Branch Merchandiser. You will be joining a fast paced, passionate team and have the chance to drive your career within branch merchandising. You will be responsible for 7 different markets across the Middle East and Europe. You will work alongside International and Franchise partners, as well as the Core Merchandising teams.

What will you do as an Assistant Branch Merchandiser?

  • Analysing branch sales and stock, making commercially sound decisions to help maximise sales potential
  • Gaining an understanding of existing and new branch type requirements, monitoring trade performance and making recommendations on future planning
  • Effectively planning sales and managing stock levels.  Evaluating individual store grading by department.
  • Building new store stock packages tailored to individual branch demographic requirements to maximise sales.  Reviewing trade, post-opening to further potentialise sales.
  • Overseeing a category of branches
  • Allocation of a small department
  • Contributing to the development of departmental strategy
  • Liaising with our Area managers and Regional Controllers regarding any stock and sales issues
  • Branch visits
  • Overseeing the training and development of Branch Merchandise Assistants within the team

 

What you will need to succeed as an Assistant Branch Merchandiser?

You will be an experienced Senior Branch Merchandise Admin Assistant or an Assistant Branch Merchandiser who is looking to develop their career further.  You will be a confident and effective communicator who is able to build strong working relationships.  With your excellent analytical skills, you will have the ability to persuade and influence others.  Self-motivated and enthusiastic, you will be always willing to actively contribute ideas and suggestions to the team.  You will plan and organise your own workload and help manage the workload of others.  Excellent systems skills, in particular Microsoft Excel are essential.  Proven experience of training junior members of the team is essential.  If you are ready for a new challenge, then this could be the role for you.

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing 70% 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 at GYMBOX and the opportunity to ride a tax-free bike to work to name a few and payday Friday early finishes!!

 

 

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