Branch Merchandising Assistant

Ref: MON11977
Salary: Competitive
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Dale
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5

At Accessorize we’re dedicated to offering accessories that enable all women to express themselves.  Since 1984 we’ve offered the accessories that make the outfit. 

We’re committed to giving back and supporting the community, particularly by working with charities that support women. We’re also constantly improving our sustainability efforts by making conscious choices with the materials we use and our production processes.  Our team design in-house at our Notting Hill studio and we source globally and ethically. 

Our first store opened in the iconic Covent Garden, a fashion-forward shopping destination both then and now. In the years since we've grown to include stores worldwide. 

Branch Merchandising is about making sure the right stock is in the right place at the right time in the right volumes and sells for the right price. 

Through analysis and the forging of strong relationships with stakeholders, a Branch Merchandising Assistant helps to maximise sales and profit across our global retail portfolio via considered stock management, promotional activity, and pricing.  

What will you do as a Branch Merchandising Assistant?

  • Completing market/branch stock builds 
  • Weekly, seasonal, and ad-hoc reporting for markets/branches, ensuring they are published accurately and on time to the wider business 
  • Market-specific price changes and markdowns 
  • Action grade changes and manage exclusions 
  • Awareness of local market events and their impact on stock and sales 
  • Keeping up to date with brand promotional activity and replicating in other markets, where appropriate 
  • Collate market feedback throughout the season, as well as during the international conferences 
  • Allocation of stock to new store packages and maintenance of order wells 
  • Commercial awareness of performance and stock levels across the business by department and the impact on branches/markets 
  • Store and warehouse visits, as required 
  • Develop a strong understanding of reporting systems and tools available 
  • Complete system testing as required by the business 
  • Management of own career development and commercial knowledge 

What will you need to succeed as our Branch Merchandising Assistant? 

  • Strong organisational and planning skills 
  • Excellent communication 
  • Ability to work under pressure with a ‘can do’ attitude 
  • Accuracy, flexibility, and timeliness 
  •  Knowledge of international business 
  • Experience of working within a retail environment 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel 

 What will we offer you in return? 

  • Competitive salary 
  • 25 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 insurance (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 perks such as Westfield discount, 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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