Merchandising Assistant - Shoes and Accessories

£28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
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This luxury brand has been known for their elegant and timeless sense of style for over a century and their chic merchandise is worn and adored by VIP icons around the world. We are now looking for an intelligent and highly commercially aware merchandiser with experience in luxury shoes and accessories, looking to progress their career in luxury fashion.

The Role:

  • Work with accounts to determine buying budgets in line with company and global strategy
  • Support buyers throughout buying sessions, with analysis and coordination
  • Assist the merchandising manager to review buys
  • Forecast accurate levels of reorders to support the business needs adhering to company strategy and budgets
  • Monitor deliveries, work with supply chain in Paris and share updates with boutiques and management
  • Build reports to feed information on products and sales trends to boutique managers,management and global teams in Europe
  • Analyse performance to improve future performance
  • Deal with ad hoc queries and requests relating to product and stock from fashion boutiques
  • Provide support to regional fashion teams, feed strategy and collate feedback

The Candidate:

  • Minimum 3+ years experience in a related role as an assistant merchandiser or MA
  • Excellent spoken & written English, accurate spelling, grammar and numeracy skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office (in particular Excel)
  • Ability to manage workload by priority/deadline across several projects
  • Ability to liaise effectively and appropriately at all levels
  • Ability to work well within a team as well as independently
  • Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills
  • Must exhibit excellent commercial acumen
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in fashion
  • Has a logical approach to problem solving
  • A degree level qualification related to merchandising

The Package:

  • Salary between £28,000 - £34,000
  • Company benefits

Due to the high volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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