Junior Merchandiser

Ref: MON10933
Salary: Competitive
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Monsoon Childrenswear ensures to deliver fun, uniqueness and quality 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’re looking for a Junior Merchandiser to join our Monsoon Childrenswear Merchandising team. We are looking for individuals to play a key role in our small, friendly team who are passionate about delivering great product to the customer.

What will you do as a Junior Merchandiser?

  • Responsibility for own product ranges, planning and preparing sales and stock plans in conjunction with buying teams
  • Liaising with buyers, DC, Channel Merchandising team, stores and suppliers.
  • Forecasting profit and sales, optimising sales volume and profitability.
  • Updating WSSI and re-forecasting sales for relevant product areas in order to monitor OTB, terminal stock levels and promotions
  • Managing End of Season and Mid Season sale strategy and execution, in line with trading conditions and business objectives
  • Presenting sign offs and Monday Trade to senior management for own departments
  • Controlling stock levels across webs, concessions and store portfolio based on forecasts for the season
  • Analysing bestsellers
  • Monitoring slow sellers and taking action to reduce prices or set promotions as necessary.
  • Analysing the previous season's sales and reporting on the current season's lines
  • Train and develop MAA
  • Identifying production and supply difficulties and dealing with any problems or delays as they arise
  • Supports Merchandiser to ensure company and department information is communicated effectively to team through weekly team meetings

What you will need to succeed as a Junior Merchandiser?

  • Proven track record in Merchandising
  • Strong analytical and advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to identify key trends and emerging opportunities in line with customer profile
  • Experience of managing a team and presenting sign offs
  • Confident and articulate communicator, with an ability to build strong cross functional relationships
  • Ability to deliver to tight timescales and work under pressure

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

 

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