Assistant Branch Merchandiser
Arcadia Group Limited
Greater London
1d ago

The Role :

This is a commercial role focusing on every part of the branch merchandising function. Our team is responsible for sales planning, range planning, stock management and the profiling of all stores both the UK and abroad.

We have a broad portfolio so you will become a brand expert on customer requirements across department store concessions, retail parks and standalone stores.

This role will provide a great opportunity to work with people from different functions across our business.

Day to Day :

  • Potentialise sales and profit opportunities in all stores.
  • o Maintain brand and department level tiering and grading structures to group stores based on performance, enhancing the range planning process.

    o Understand seasonal priorities and requirements at product level

    o Review branch performance by store type to identify product opportunities / sales risks and feed back to B&M departments.

  • Create stock packages for branch openings, modernisations and manage closures in line with best practice - building or adjusting stock packages as necessary
  • Attend Area Meetings to enhance knowledge and decision making, identifying commercial opportunities and trading quick wins.
  • Visit key profit drivers / loss making stores and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Focus on big deals’ for the Brand delivering on key priorities e.g. Tesco expansion
  • Attend Weekly Merchandising meeting to feedback key messages from stores regarding stock package issues and seasonal opportunities.
  • Must Haves :

  • Excel knowledge to an intermediate / advanced level
  • Highly numerate and good analytical ability
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication, prioritisation & organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative & self-motivated
  • Confidence, energy and passion
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build rapport and strong relationships
  • The exciting Part

  • Early finish Fridays during Summer!
  • 25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
  • Stunning London offices with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
  • Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
  • Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
  • Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
  • Events to support our diverse range of charities
  • We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

    You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous.

    Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success.

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

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