Junior Merchandiser - Accessorize

Ref: MON10606
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: 03/01/2020


3 words that best describe our Accessorize brand. If you aspire to be confident, unique and empowered, then Accessorize is the brand for you. With 34 years of heritage, you would be joining an established brand on it’s journey.

Accessorize are looking for a Junior Merchandiser to join their Beach department.

What will you do as a Junior Merchandiser?

As a Junior Merchandiser, you will be working on a variety of Accessorize product, reporting directly to a Senior Merchandiser.  You will be given ownership of certain categories but will have the opportunity to work across the whole department, in close partnership with the Buying and Design teams.   You will lead and coach the Merchandising team across the floor, so previous experience of managing a team is essential.

This role would be ideally suited to an existing Junior Merchandiser, or an established Assistant Merchandiser who has ownership for an area and is working closely with Buying and Design teams.  We are looking for someone with experience of working within a design led fashion brand and the ambition to develop in their Merchandising career.

Some of the key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Driving sales and profit growth helping us to maximize the profile and effectiveness of our brand.  Controlling and managing the planning & budgeting process for your own product areas.
  • Planning and trading product by developing effective merchandise and range plans.
  • Devising appropriate sales strategy in line with trading conditions and business objectives, in order to maximize sales whilst protecting margin and profit.
  • Ensuring in-season activity delivers planned sales, margin and terminal stock targets.
  • Working alongside the Buying and Design teams, driving the business strategy forward.
  • Managing the team, coaching and developing them to enable them to maximize their potential.
  • Using your strong analytical and decision-making skills to identify commercially viable approaches in order to maximize business performance.

What you will need to succeed as a Junior Merchandiser?

  • Previous Merchandising experience within a design led Fashion brand on a Clothing department, either as a Junior Merchandiser or an established Assistant Merchandiser with ownership for product areas
  • A commercial and strategic outlook
  • Proven experience of planning & trading
  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Strong systems knowledge, with advanced Excel skills

What are we like to work for?

If you want to be the best in Accessories, then Accessorize 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, pay day early finishes and a Flexi-Time Policy!


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