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Merchandising Assistant

Job Title: Merchandising Assistant
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
REF: 2815_1583842607
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Are you looking to start your career in fashion? Have you interned in fashion or studied fashion and are ready to start a full time paid role?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving, leading, licensing company that is looking for a highly motivated, confident individual to join their established, yet growing, license company.

They are looking for a Merchandising Assistant to join their team, this is an amazing starter role where you will learn about fashion, licensing and manufacturing. 

Main responsibilities will include:

Responsible for timely delivery of quality goods to the customers

  • To assist the Merchandise Manager by managing the Critical Path for all customer orders to ensure deliveries are made on time
  • Support the Sales Team with order booking and placement
  • Managing the production units and Sourcing offices to ensure submissions and approvals are provided in a timely manner
  • Liaising with the customers on approvals and deliveries
  • Reviewing quality of samples to ensure they meet both the customers and the licensors expectations
  • Working closely with the design team and License Approvals Coordinator to ensure product meets licensor requirements
  • Chasing samples and tracking resubmits with the factories/sourcing offices
  • Reviewing shipping documents to ensure paperwork is all in order for delivery and invoicing purposes
  • Booking in deliveries with customers DC's
  • Work closely with the finance team for opening LC's, invoices and payments
  • Maintaining the upkeep of the order book and license reports within our SAP system
  • Travel is possible both within the UK and overseas for customer meetings and production follow-up

Person specification:

  • Highly organised and capable of working to and managing deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and possess initiative and self-reliance
  • Good time management and prioritisation skill
  • Passionate about licensed product and fashion
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Licensing industry experience a plus
  • Ability to work as part of a team