Assistant Merchandiser – Menswear

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NEXT,  a clothing, footwear and home products retailer company is looking to bring on board an Assistant Merchandiser to join their Menswear team. They are looking for someone who is passionate, hardworking and who will play a pivotal part in their growth and development.

You should be a FMA member in order to see a full vacancy and apply for the job.


As an Assistant Merchandiser you will be managing budgets, sales and stock levels; commercially ensuring customer journeys online pre and post sale are excellent, and that products are easily accessible with great stock availability to maximise sales. You will analyse sales and trend data, identifying key growth opportunities and implementing actions. Taking ownership of the critical path whilst building productive relationships with stakeholders internally and externally.

Other Responsibilities

  • Supplier management, meetings, appraisals, strategy and visits.
  • In season control via sales forecasting, stock management, allocation of stock, intake management, markdown management, supplier liaison, competitor awareness, future season planning and fabric backing.
  • Development and on the job training of departmental Trainee Merchandiser.
  • Working with others in the team effectively and getting the best out of people.

About You

  • Can demonstrate prior merchandising experience.
  • You are organised and can effectively manage and prioritise a wide range of tasks.
  • A great communicator, you will build excellent relationships both internally and externally.
  • You have strong analytical skills and can interpret key sales and trend data.
  • You thrive in a fast paced, busy environment and love it when the day passes quickly.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and want to succeed.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and highly numerate.

To Apply, click HERE.