Interim Assistant Branch Merchandiser

Ref: MON09079
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours


Monsoon Accessorize truly is a global brand.  With over 770 international branches in over 55 markets, coupled with over 300 in the UK, we are represented on five continents, and still growing. We offer exquisite products that represent individuality, originality and strong global brand values.  Here at Monsoon Accessorize we care about giving great customer service.  Everything we do is about trying to be the best.  We don't have a fancy mission statement, it's about passion for beautiful product and friendliness.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Interim Assistant Branch Merchandiser to join our growing branch merchandising team. As an Interim Assistant Branch Merchandiser, you will be a key liaison between the markets and the brand to manage stock and maximize sales and profit. Using your flair for working with numbers you will inspire your team to contribute to and further the success of the Monsoon brand.


What will you do as an Interim Assistant Branch Merchandiser?
•Responsible for stock queries for the business when required
•Contact with Area Managers when required.
•Ensure all location product quirks and trading lessons learnt are fed back to the planning and merchandising teams to improve the quality and accuracy of future seasons stock allocations
•Area specific requirements to be analysed, completed and reviewed for future seasons to improve sales and profit in that market
•Ensure local events are analysed and the appropriate stock is retained/ built
•Ensure relevant exclusions are in place where required.
•Keep up to date with all brand promotional activity.
•Collate and record any feedback for areas/stores and concessions for brands throughout the season
•Build new store packages to agreed plans, taking into consideration time of opening, and monitor replenishment and performance against budget following the opening.  Highlight concerns to line manager.
•Action store/market closures as required
•Be commercially aware of performance and stock levels across the business by department and the impact on own areas
•Maintain replen dynamics when required.
•Store/ WDC visits if required
•Ensure weekly and seasonal reporting is set up, maintained, analysed and published accurately to the business
•Where required assist with system development.
•Manage your own career development and commercial knowledge
•Manage a Branch Merchandising Assistant.


What you will need to succeed as an Interim Assistant Branch Merchandiser?
•Proven experience within Branch Merchandising
•Excellent communication
•Strong organisation and planning skills
•Ability to work under pressure
•Numerical degree
•Experience of coaching/mentoring


What are we like to work for?
If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent.  Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception.  You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance 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 and theatre shows, tailor made dentist plans and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

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