Careers - Assistant Merchandiser

Assistant Merchandiser

We are Sosandar. Based in Wilmslow, Cheshire, we’re one of the UK’s fastest growing online fashion brands for chic and stylish women; worn by celebs and influencers galore. We have an amazing opportunity for someone equally as amazing to join our growing team as an Assistant Merchandiser.

What you'll be doing:

  • Updating Monday Trading reports and distributing to wider Buying and Merchandising team as well Directors
  • Ability to identify highlights/lowlights from the previous week and suggest key actions for the Merchandiser
  • Following up on any actions from Trade meetings with the relevant teams and reporting back to the Merchandiser
  • Supporting the Merchandiser and Merchandise Director with Ad hoc analysis when requested
  • Supporting the Merchandiser with in season and pre-season planning
  • Ownership and management of the critical path to ensure all intake is on track and any amendments/delays are flagged to the Merchandiser
  • Raising all POs for department
  • Making sure systems are up to date with all PO amendments and new intake dates when agreed with suppliers
  • Highlight to the Merchandiser any lateness or rolling intake and suggest actions to take from this
  • Take ownership of tracking intake for key launches and provide updates to the wider teams
  • Liaising with freight forwarders and updating internal documents with accurate dates/booking info
  • Providing size breakdowns and ratios for repeat orders to be raised from
  • Reviewing sales for external partners and highlight any fast/slow sellers to the Merchandiser alongside suggested actions
  • Reviewing stock and availability for any selections by Buying/External Partners
  • Updating WSSI/ Line cards and reviewing actions to be taken

We're looking for someone who...

  • Is a strong communicator and able to build relationships both internally and externally
  • Has advanced Excel skills
  • Has experience of Power BI and Power Query would be an advantage
  • Is highly organised and able to prioritise workload
  • Has strong attention to detail/eye for accuracy
  • Is proactive and adaptable

What's in it for you?

  • 25 days paid holiday pro-rata, plus bank holidays, plus your birthday off!
  • Holiday buy scheme
  • 40% employee discount
  • 4% employer pension via salary sacrifice
  • Employee Assistance Programme (private GP consultations, prescriptions, physiotherapy, counselling, shopping discounts) for you, your partner and kids
  • Life Assurance 4x your salary
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