Assistant Merchandiser - Monsoon

Ref: MON10496
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: 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.

We are looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join our Monsoon Casual and Outerwear department.  This role is for an individual looking for a versatile and challenging role, which gives them a lot of opportunity and provides more exposure to the business. This role would suit an established Senior Merchandising Admin Assistant or existing Assistant Merchandiser looking to build on their experience.

What will you do as an Assistant Merchandiser?

  • Analyses sales data, identifying issues and trends, interpreting results and providing sound recommendations
  • Supports the creation of the new seasons sales and range plans the department product area/categories
  • Prepares and issues management with information and reports
  • Reviews on-going performance of the department and takes appropriate action to maximise profits
  • Manages and contributes towards sale periods
  • Manages the intake and replenishment of stock into the business and branches
  • Oversees the training and development of an MAA within the team


What you will need to succeed as an Assistant Merchandiser?

  • You will be an experienced Senior MAA or current Assistant 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.
  • Ideally you will have previous allocation experience.


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 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 at GYMBOX, Flexi-time and pay day early finishes!



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