Assistant Merchandiser

Ref: MON09902
Salary: Competitive salary and attractive benefits
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 26/08/2018

Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further.  We are committed to developing our people, offering key training courses and promotion opportunities. We have issued over £250K worth of grants to our Charity partners, through our Monsoon Accessorize Trust. The Trust allows us to support 19 projects currently and “give back to the communities we trade in”. We are a strong brand with many talented people in the business, along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

We’re looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join our Monsoon Merchandising Occasion team. This team covers Bridal, Limited and Occasion wear. This is a very exciting department with interesting product.  

What will you do as an Assistant Merchandiser?

Support the Merchandiser to achieve profit growth targets by providing accurate data, assisting with the management of stock, delivery and supplier management. Support with trading and forecasting, supporting the merchandising team on planning & analysis. Assist in the management of stock levels in order to maximise profit through sales. Oversee markdowns and promotions. Monitor and analyse deliveries, ensuring that the needs of the business are being met. Negotiate with suppliers on cost prices. Responsible for updating the WSSI and assisting in departmental forecasting. Managing the Senior Merchandising Administration Assistant and supporting in their development. 

What will you need to succeed as an Assistant Merchandiser?

  • 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 supporting 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
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Currently in a Senior Merchandising Administration Assistant or Assistant Merchandiser role

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon 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. 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 the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

If you feel you have the potential to become an Assistant Merchandiser, please apply via our internal portal on our website

We look forward to hearing from you.

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