Assistant Merchandiser, Footwear

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Distribution - Demand Planner
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Purpose of Role

The main purpose of the position is to support the Merchandising team trading the department and planning future ranges. They will have full ownership of allocations and distribution on the department maximising sales potential of all stores and the web. They will also support, develop and train the allocator on the department.

Main Responsibilities

Role Specific

� Support Merchandising team trading the department - full control of forecasting sales, updating and managing linecards, placing repeats and planning markdowns

� Support Merchandising team planning future ranges - full control of forecasting sales and range planning with Buying team in order to maximise sales opportunities

� Produce and analyse daily and weekly reports to support Merchandising team

� Full ownership of all allocations and distribution on department

� Work closely with stores to ensure stock packages maximise sales potential and that stores are not overstocked, focusing particularly on flag ships, German stores, the website and concessions

� Plan options by grade to ensure stores don't get over optioned

� Manage weekly intake on department

� Support, develop and train the allocator to ensure they hit department and individual objectives

� Present figures, provide information and contribute in meetings

� Ad hoc analysis

Branded Only

� Attend supplier meetings

Additional role specific that you may be responsible for

  • Any other duties that maybe required

Living the Values

� Innovation and energy

� Open to learn and share

� Invest in personal development

� Courage to contribute ideas

� Recognise unique contribution


Additional Responsibilities

Contributing to a safe working environment

  • Contribute to a safe working environment by being aware of, and adhering to, legislative and health and safety requirements of the workplace


  • Uphold reputation by being a great ambassador for the brand

  • Bring ideas to management on how ongoing improvements can be achieved

Development of self and others

  • Take ownership for own development and participate in a coaching and feedback culture

  • Achieve agreed company objectives; attend training sessions, team meetings as requested


� Minimum 18 months experience working in Merchandising working in a retail Head Office

  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills

  • Advanced level Excel skills

  • Commercial and Strategic

  • Dynamic and proactive

  • Good communication skills

  • Team working skills

  • Able to work in a faced paced environment

  • Good leadership skills

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