Assistant Merchandiser

Paperchase Products Limited
Excellent Salary and Benefits
28 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
We are currently looking for both a Level One AND a Level Two Assistant Merchandiser to join our team.

With TWO vacancies on offer, this is an ideal opportunity for either a Senior MAA or Junior Assistant Merchandiser looking to take your next step up and get further career progression OR an established Assistant Merchandiser looking for a new challenge in a different environment. Our ideal applicant will come from a fast paced retailer and will combine high levels of numeracy with a good understanding allocation processes and principals.


Key responsibilities of this role will include:

- supporting the team by overseeing the effective allocation of stock across our retail estate
- monitoring and producing weekly reports on key areas, including best sellers, range performance, and branch cover reports
- producing detailed weekly reports for forecasting purposes and make recommendations for effective stock level planning
- producing and presenting lessons learnt information and working closely with the buyer to optimise the range
- building and maintaining effective working relationships with Buyers, suppliers, stores and the warehouse operation to ensure the most effective service is delivered to the business at all times
- completing store visits to develop commercial skills, gathering information on layout and space, merchandising of range, customer profile and stock level with in store colleagues


The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

- previous experience in a similar role
- a keen eye for detail with strong analytical skills
- solid IT skills, with a particular focus on confident data manipulation using Excel
- experience of working with WSSIs
- demonstrable communication and team working skills
- strong organisational skills, with the proven ability to manage a challenging workload and consistently meet deadlines
- the ability to multitask, maintain focus under pressure and ensure accuracy and attention to detail at all times


This is an exciting time to come on board, as the business is undergoing a period of substantial growth. Paperchase offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:

- generous company bonus
- 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
- company pension scheme
- life assurance
- season ticket loan
- discounted gym membership
- 50% employee discount