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Junior Merchandiser


One of Manchester’s fast fashion giants are looking  for a Junior Merchandiser to support the merchandising function for the business to guarantee all applicable stakeholders have precise data which can constantly inform decisions relating to exploiting effectiveness and contributing to overall business strategy and growth. You will also support the Head of Merchandising to ensure that the buying function is effectively controlled within the agreed business strategy.


  • To arrange reporting and present in Weekly Trading Meetings
  • Analyses Daily and Weekly Sales performance and carriers out Rebuy and Markdown actions where required
  • Identifies over and under performance at Product level and help motivate actions to maximise potential and reduce risk
  • Seeds and manages a WSSI by accurately forecasting demand, OTB, returns, AVSP and margin
  • Accountable for the Critical Path Management and amend issues when they happen
  • Being competent in preparing trading reports/packs will also make recommendations for reporting improvements across the B&M function and implement
  • Drives their department forward through Strategic planning
  • Works closely with QC, Design and building on Supplier relations
  • Coach junior members of the team
  • Conscious of the values and influence to the overall Business Strategy
  • Shapes actual and open interactions with all affiliates of the buying and merchandising team
  • Ensures creative relationship between merchandising function and all other business areas to ensure goals achieved, specifically the design and accounts teams
  • Give key info to the right people, and presents when necessary at high level meetings as requested by the Director’s


  • Up to 75% discount
  • Free lunches served daily
  • On-site gym
  • Flexible working hours
  • Share Option Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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