Merchandising Administration Assistant (Accessorize)

Ref: MON12004
Salary: Competitive
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Dale
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5
Closing date: 31/08/2024

Accessorize is an exciting and ethical fashion brand. Our story began with one man and his vision that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery. We are built on a way of working that we are really proud of, where values and ethics go hand in hand.

We’re excited to be looking for a Merchandising Administration Assistant to join our Accessorize Merchandising team. We are looking for individuals with analytical minds who have an interest in Fashion and Retail. You will be joining a team of merchandisers and buyers that will allow you to learn the essential logical and commercial skills needed to become a future Merchandiser.

What will you do as a Merchandising Administration Assistant?

  • Communicates daily with the team, ensuring that the critical path is managed effectively.
  • Ensures all departmental, brand analysis and wider reports are accurately maintained (using excel and business objects), produced and circulated on a weekly basis.
  • Monitors and analyses deliveries to ensure that the needs of the business are continually being met.
  • Monitors, chases and amends orders to ensure the delivery schedule is accurately maintained.
  • Provides additional administrative support to the merchandising team when requested.
  • Maintains an awareness of current issues within brand and the impact that these have on the team, coming up with creative solutions when needed.
  • Managing and allocating high number of deliveries
  • Ensure all allocations are completed on time
  • Leading the way to improve and implement processes

What you will need to succeed as a Merchandising Administration Assistant?

  • Prior working experience in a Merchandising Adminisration Assistant role, ideally in fashion retail
  • Proven experience managing and allocating deliveries
  • Proven experience working with a large number of SKUs
  • Experience working with suppliers, have the ability to problem solve and focus on solutions 
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to priorities own workload with proven administrative ability
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • A self motivator who is enthusiastic and keen to progress and develop
  • Active team player who constantly contributes and supports other members
  • Excellent PC skills with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Confident and articulate communicator with the ability to build strong relationships
  • Ability to deliver to tight timescales and work under pressure
  • Able to support and lead junior members of the team

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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