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Assistant Merchandiser

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The Very Group

1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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Graduate Job

Hospitality & RetailLiverpool


  • You’ll be joining the Assortment Planning team (merchandising) who look to provide the customer with the right product at the right time. Working closely with the Buying team to build assortment strategies and focusing on ensuring the best possible range for our customers. Looking at internal data, history and competitor performance whilst managing brand and supplier relationships across Brand and Own Brand.


  • We know that our expectations are high, as are our ambitions as a business, so we are aware that one candidate will not have all of the below experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Good knowledge of excel
  • Strong with numbers – able to produce, analyse and articulate findings from reports
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to establish relationships, internal & external - working cross functionally and collaboratively
  • Desire to understand the Very customer
  • Problem solving/critical thinking
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload
  • A great attitude and who is willing to learn

Area of Responsibilities

Hospitality & Retail


  • We have an exciting opportunity for an Assortment Planning Assistant (merchandising) to join The Very Group (across Fashion, Sports and Home). You’ll report directly into the Merchandiser for the area so lots of opportunity to further develop your skills.
  • Day to day you will be meeting and handling supplier and brand relationships, working closely with the buying and wider merchandising teams to develop commercial range plans suited to our customer. Analysing historical performance, market trends and competitor ranges to help create the best future plans.
  • We’re looking for someone who is highly motivated, great attention to detail, has strong commercial acumen and a passion for data and analysis. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge and some experience of merchandising.

Application process

  • 1st stage – A one-hour formal interview where you can expect both competency and technical questions. This can be held either in-person or remotely.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Flexible, hybrid working model
  • Inclusive culture and environment, check out our Glassdoor reviews
  • £250 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Udemy learning access
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk
  • Matched pension up to 6%