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Merchandiser and Sourcing

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
REF: 4575_1707306313
Contact Email: sophie@trprecruitment.com

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a thriving womenswear brand as an Assistant Merchandiser to support the Merchandising and Buying teams, maximising commercial opportunities. You will be passionate about product and be a team player, working collaboratively with different departments.

At least 3-4 years of merchandising experience with some knowledge of sourcing new manufacturers is required for this role.

This role is based in the East London / Essex area.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Analysis of key products and forecasting sales potential.
  • Manage production intake into the business to hit / exceed Monthly Sales Forecasts.
  • Provide robust current and historical sales based data analysis to drive strategic decisions and support the direction of the brand.
  • Conduct size analysis and make recommendations for new products.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments including buying, wholesale, and logistics.
  • Manage and oversee the brands New PLM system with knowledge of the industry introducing new Manufacturers.

Person specification:

  • At least 4 years' experience in Fashion Merchandising, preferably within Womenswear.
  • Numerate & analytical, proficient on Excel and strong on attention to detail.
  • Worked with PLM system.
  • Experience with working with factories and managing production plans.
  • Passionate about product, strong market and brand awareness.
  • Exceptional organisation skills and ability to meet deadlines.