Branded Merchandiser

An exciting role for a Branded Merchandiser working for a successful Ladies Fashion Brand in Manchester

Your new company
You will be working for a leading womenswear fashion brand based in Manchester who are stocked on major high street and online retailers. The company are well established with over 30 years' experience in the industry and are now looking for a Branded Import Merchandiser to join the team.

Your new role
This is a blended role which will require working closely with the Brand Buying Manger, Brand Sales Manager, Merchandising and Garment tech teams. You will also need to be highly numerate and analytical. Capable of producing sales reports on weekly basis, monitoring stock levels and reacting to sales. As a brand in a young evolving brand the nature of the responsibilities may adapt with the needs of the business over time, and they require a candidate who is open to change and evolve within the role.

Key responsibilities:

  • With guidance develop awareness of product areas and understanding of sales performance and customer profile
  • Manage the critical path and approval process.
  • Working through the accounts best sellers, suggest developments or move on’s and highlight any areas of OTB
  • Attending sign off meetings with Buyer to achieve an understanding of the products we are showing to the accounts.
  • Attending supplier meetings and support the Buyer with costing development to ensure margins are achieved and key information is ready for POs to be raised with suppliers.
  • Support the Wholesale Product Manager with planning for the monthly account meeting to ensure the showroom is showcasing relevant product and visually appealing to drive sales.
  • Ability to prioritise workflow and ensure challenging deadlines are met, in line with critical path.
  • Assuming sole responsibility for the maintenance and day to day running of the CP at all times, chasing submits direct with the factories accordingly.
  • Running a weekly meeting with the buyer to feedback at line level status of each style
  • Demonstrates strong eye for detail, methodical approach and data accuracy.
  • Managing the shipping process with the factories, ensuring the correct bookings are made and chasing for shipping documents.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have merchandising experience either within a Retail or Import Merchandising role. You need to have managed the critical path and be able to manage your work load and be proactive. You should have a strong understanding of a fashion wholesale and concession business.

What you'll get in return
You will receive flexible working hours, a competitive salary between £22,000 to £26,000 and future progression within the company.

What you need to do now
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Job type:
Working Pattern
Retail & Consumer Goods
Between £22,000-26,000pa
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Bethany Hardman, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Manchester

4th Floor, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza

Telephone: 0161 228 6252

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