Reporting to Head of Merchandising
Salary- Up to £38,000
An exciting opportunity has come up with fantastic and fashion-forward brand based in Cardiff. Cutting edge fast-fashion, the brand is looking for a merchandiser to join their team who is trend-
savvy and commercially focused. You will also have a proven record of relationship building, and have knowledge of developing a range alongside the Buyer that will maximise the brand’s profit and potential.
Roles and Responsibilities
Works closely with the Buyer to commercially build a balanced range and department strategy.
Manage budget, product quantity, price architecture and stock builds for store layouts.
Develop department sales, markdowns and all other KPI’s to maximise profit
Takes control of department mixes through effective use of WSSI’s
Deliver a successful department strategy.
Reactive to current trends and able to forecast.
Propose reductions / markdowns where crucial to the business
Work closely with Stock Distribution to ensure stock is delivered to store on time to meet customer expectations.
Be aware of all competitors along with Buyer / Head of Merchandising.
Commercial awareness to challenge the Buying team
Develop an understanding of the brand’s customer base
Team motivation, training, and effective people-management
Works closely with PDP’s to ensure all team training is relevant and updated.
In-store visual-merchandising to ensure the latest trends are promoted
Work closely with HR to promote successful recruitment
Build successful relationship with all departments and with regional managers to ensure the store and team vision is maintained for the good of the business.