Merchandise Admin Assistant – Fashion

Merchandise Admin Assistant – Fashion

Ref: JO-2003-107889 | £21000 - £23500 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits | Location:Hounslow, London, England | Added:13/03/20

Quest Search & Selection are partnering with this international muilti-brand retailer that has continued success in Europe. This brand is a vibrant, heritage brand that has developed over 50 years and is excited to open new stores within the UK high street and travel sector and have 20 stores nationwide.

Your primary role as a MAA is to plan and effectively forecast orders to maximise product availability and drive sales.

As a Merchandising Admin Assistant, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing Sales and Stock data on a weekly basis, and provide insight to the Assistant Merchandiser on delivering margin targets
  • Monday trading analysis and any ad hoc analysis to support AM
  • Working closely with the store teams.
  • To present and feedback at the weekly retail trade meeting.
  • Collate Monday trade pack accurately and distribute to team
  • Resolve all daily store delivery queries in a timely manner within 48h
  • Ensuring all cost price issues with third party brands are resolved to ensure invoices are processed correctly
  • Producing weekly trade reports for review at the trading meeting
  • Produce and review a weekly sell through report by category and supplier and proposing key trading actions.
  • Updating the central retail reports, e.g. Out of Stock reports, and Availability reports on
  • Review weekly availability within stores, propose actions accordingly
  • Provide adhoc analysis on stores and product identifying key trade points and proposing actions
  • Control stock intake and stock levels in line with company targets and to maximise availability
  • Carry out website checks to ensure the range looks visually desirable

To be successful in this MAA role –

  • You must have some experience at a MAA/ Allocator or similar role within a head office environment. Whether this is your current or previous job role or as a placement year.
  • An understanding of Multi brand retailing.
  • Excellent communications skills – verbally and written.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Working in a varied environment – no two weeks are the same and there is plenty of opportunity to grow skills in this role,
  • A self-starter with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships across departments
  • Someone who wants to grow their fashion career within merchandising
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Demonstrate advanced excel skills

The Benefits of this Merchandise Admin Assistant role –

  • To grow your career in a fashion forward business
  • Holidays
  • Pension
  • Staff discount

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please apply with your up to date CV today quoting JO-2003-107889,

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