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Junior Merchandiser

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • London

Requirements

  • Working to at least Senior Assistant Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser in a fast-paced retailer with a passion for marketing and an interest in product.
  • Candidate should be forward-thinking, confident, and able to work with senior leadership.
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable working at pace & have excellent communication skills to work with different stake holders. Must be comfortable working across multiple departments, including logistics, suppliers, VM, retail, and .com
  • Proactivity and a willingness to problem solve, create strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience in reporting and analysis, with the ability to evolve and create new best practise systems to streamline processes. Assessing impact of current trade on future activity and proposing solutions?
  • Ability to influence forecasts and stock allocation based on a holistic view of the business

Responsibilities

  • The key contact for all the planning and trading of Global Campaign and collaborations which you will manage in line with the Womenswear critical path, the end-to-end process of merchandising and planning. Strategically plan and manage sales plans and options by season by channel by grade for the campaigns.
  • Maintain the Womenswear marketing cadence and future activity with buying and design counterparts. Create and evolve analysis, producing a suite of reporting from lesson learnt, seasonal planning, in season trade reports and post PIR’s.
  • You will present to peers, senior leaderships across functions providing ongoing executive summaries at key points in the trading calendar. Seasonally cascade campaign strategy, managing priority line lists for & Logistics
  • Work closely with the Visual Merchandising and Marketing teams to sign off seasonal layouts. Guide and approve rules for products and agree presentation settings.
  • Work collaboratively with International and Franchise to hit agreed channels launch quantities & maintain RAG reports liaising with buying, design and VM to ensure best in class stock levels and proactively assess the impact of in season trading on future campaigns.
  • Work with all functions to ensure we have the best and slickest Ways of Working to ensure all campaigns and collaborations are launched on time in the right stores/platforms. Provide insight from M&S stores and key competitors how co-ordinated areas have been executed & evolved.

Forward thinking, future-focused and digital-first retail

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1884
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

We hold ourselves to a very high standard here at M&S. That much has never changed. Our attention to detail, forward thinking and passion for improvement has led to the creation of some of the nation’s most loved products. But a rapidly changing world demands that we change along with it. M&S has been at the forefront of social change for the past 134 years, and we’re determined to keep it that way. Setting bolder goals and giving our people the space and resources to achieve them. Today, we are a unique retailer delivering top quality food, clothing, home products and financial services. We employ over 80,000 colleagues who serve over 32 million customers. But what about tomorrow? We’ve put customer-focused digital innovation at the heart of our business, partnering with world-class technology firms to help shape the retail experience of the future. From digital transformation to empowering people to make a positive impact on wellbeing, communities and the planet, there’s never been a more exciting time to join us. Because if you become part of our journey today, you’ll be shaping the very future of our business.

Benefits

  • Colleague Discount

    Receive 20% discounts in-store for you and members of your household

  • Bonus

    We have discretionary bonus schemes depending on your role and our business performance

  • Pay

    Our salaries are competitive and reviewed every year

  • Life Assurance

    Life cover of twice your salary up to age 70 which is double when you join your M&S pension savings plan