Junior Merchandiser - Ecommerce Homeware

Junior Merchandiser - Ecommerce Homeware

Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support | Leeds, West Yorkshire, GB

Posted a month ago

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Description

Due to strong trade over the last 12 months they are now looking to expand their Buying & Merchandise team. You will support the Head of Merchandising with drive sales growth for the business, maximise profit and improve stock turn. An exciting opportunity to join a growing business with ambitious expansion plans. An opportunity to really make a difference, drive change and have autonomy within the role.

Client Details

A fantastic opportunity for a Junior Merchandiser - Ecommerce Homeware to join an Ecommerce retailer in the Leeds area. The business sells several different products for the home. They have been featured in GQ, Home & Garden to name a few.

Description

  • Help to plan and develop Merchandising strategies that balance customer expectation & profitability alongside our rapid expansion plan
  • Support with implementing new procedures and processes alongside the Senior Merchandising Team
  • Partake in the analysis & reporting of current sales data, customers reactions and channel trends in order to anticipate product needs and plan future ranges & stock
  • Help build & maintain a comprehensive library of historical data
  • Work to key performance indicators helping to optimise the sales volume and profitability of designated product areas according to the business plan
  • Pro-active involvement with planning future ranges in conjunction with wider product team.
  • Actively involved with the monitoring of slow sellers & proposal of price reductions as necessary including the roll-up of mid and end-of-season sale plans
  • Work collaboratively with the team helping to monitor stock movement and help propose intake re-phasing as necessary based on the forward seasonal plan
  • Collaboratively work with the wider Merchandising, Operations & Logistics teams to ensure timely onboarding & arrival of stock with our various partners
  • Set the department strategy and option framework to ensure a balanced and commercial product range
  • Support the merchandiser on maintaining department WSSIs, stock and sales plans, ensuring stock is managed to targets
  • Proactively analyse sales data and trends and use data to influence decisions in buying meetings
  • Proactively monitor sales and stock in order to take action to optimise sales and margin performance - ensuring team react to sales trend
  • Manage order placement and intake to ensure on time product launches and awareness of product lead times, to maximise trading opportunities
  • Manage clearance stock through off price channels
  • Recommendations on pack size, MOQ/MOV

Profile

  • Established Assistant Merchandiser, Junior Merchandiser or similar
  • Strong computer literacy skills - especially in Excel
  • Analytical skills - confident in working with and extract insight from data
  • Strong decision making, time management skills and able to prioritise workload
  • Good commercial knowledge - specifically on wider marketplace and broader business
  • Team player attitude

Job Offer

Hybrid working + Close to transport links + progression opportunities, + modern office environment

Junior Merchandiser - Ecommerce Homeware

Junior Merchandiser - Ecommerce Homeware