Merchandising Planning Assistant - Steamer Trading Cookshop

Salary: £16,000.00 /year
Location: South East, Brighton, Lewes, Cooksbridge
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Retail, Science & Technology, Buying & Merchandising, Research & Analysis

We currently have an entry level MAA position open in our Head Office.
You will be part of the buying and merchandising team and will have a close relationship with stores and warehouse.
This is an opportunity to develop a career in merchandising with training and progression.

• Setting up allocations for new lines to go to stores

• Monitoring stock levels at line level and adjusting target stocks

• Running weekly bestseller reports and provide adhoc analysis required by the Merchandising team to support decision making

• Working with the Merchandiser to identify performing and underperforming stores and propose actions and review store grading

• Dealing with queries from Stores, Warehouse and Head office

• Carry out regular store visits to review stocks/visual merchandising/promotions and feed back to team

• Action new prices on system and keep track of promotions and offers

This role would be ideal for a recent graduate with experience in store and good grades in Maths at GSCE level

• Highly numerical and analytical

• Confident with working with large amount of data using excel with great attention to detail *Adapts well to change

• Resilience, determination and the ability to work under pressure

• Organised and able to plan and prioirtise workload

• Excellent communication skills and thrives in a team environment

If you have a passion for all things cooking and kitchen, an outgoing personality, and can build cross functional relationships then please submit a cover letter and CV via the apply button below.

Initially we are looking to recruit the successful candidate on a 6-month fixed term contract.

• Job Type: Full-time

• Location - Lewes, East Sussex

• Salary: £16,000.00 /year