Merchandising Assistant

/Merchandising Assistant
Published: September 22, 2022
Job Type
£18,000 - £21,000 DOE + Fantastic Benefits
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Fantastic Benefits including:

  • Hybrid working
  • Generous Employee Discount
  • Free Parking
  • Health & well being initiatives
  • Social events
  • Season Ticket loans

This is an excellent opportunity to work for this superb firm in Leeds, who are experiencing strategic growth and this is a really exciting time to join the business.   This is a varied role working with some iconic Fashion Brands, supporting the Trading Team with a range of duties and responsibilities working with key High Street names.  This role would really suit someone with some experience within Fashion or within a transferable area, such as fmcg, supply chain, consumer insight or similar.  Or you maybe a Business or Fashion Graduate, looking for an exciting new role.

What will be involved:

  • A range of tasks day to day including keeping stock lists up dated
  • Managing visuals for customers
  • Working with customer accounts for purchase orders, ensuring accuracy of entry of details
  • Working with other teams internally, providing weekly updates on placed orders
  • Updating customers with order feedback and any possible amendments
  • Working with Trading Managers to support suppliers and customers with any unresolved issues
  • Preparing for Client meetings, organising the merchandising showroom and collating mood boards and CAD books
  • Being a key pint of contact for Account Managers and for the busying team, creating seasonal line lists with initial costings
  • Any other associated tasks to offer support to the wider team.

What are we looking for:

  • You will have some exposure to working within Fashion – ideally menswear, from a wholesale, supplier or merchandise background or you may have a Supply Chain or insight background or a transferable skill set
  • Good data and analysis skills
  • Any exposure to working within Trading would be an advantage but not essential
  • A true team player, able to work to deadlines, highly motivated and you will enjoy a busy team culture
  • Strong business awareness, with excellent initiative
  • Excellent IT skills with strong Excel knowledge and able to manage formulas and v look ups
  • Experience with PDF look books would be an advantage with visual presentation skills
  • An effective communicator and excellent team player

This is a superb opportunity if Fashion is the area that you want to start your career in!  This company is a leading employer in Leeds and offer excellent ongoing personal development. If you have the skills and experience outlined above, please contact us IMMEDIATELY.  Our client is looking to interview next week.

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