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Vacancies.

Ecommerce/Merchandiser

Location:

Wakefield, UK

Type of Job:

Full Time Permanent

Published By:

LL/MB15822

Published Date:

20 September 2022, 14:41:00

The ideal candidate
• Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
• Experience in a retail Merchandising environment, ideally with E-commerce experience
• Numerical / analytical skills including data, budgets, range and production planning
• Ability to evolve with the role and adapt to suit expectations as the position develops
• Ability to manage and motivate the E-commerce Assistant whilst demonstrating own competencies internally – playing a “hands on” role whenever necessary
• Strong demonstration of range planning
• Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
• Able to “spot the winners”
• Understanding of range planning
• Thorough understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle and the principles of E-Commerce trading
• Commercially minded with an entrepreneurial spirit, able to demonstrate own creativity whilst empowering team to encourage personal development
• Able to communicate at any level, understands when to challenge and when to use tact and diplomacy to ensure a “win win” outcome
• Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
• Good understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle

Benefits

About us

Address

Wakefield, UK

About the job

A growing fashion retailer is currently looking for an Ecommerce/ Merchandiser to join their team located in Wakefield. This company is currently looking to expand its market and therefore opens up a really exciting opportunity for someone looking to progress within the company!
As well as being part of an exciting and dynamic head office team you will also have the opportunity to gain an industry-recognised qualification within your first 18 months.

The role will be pivotal in driving the performance and growth of the E-Commerce channels through:
Responsibilities / Objectives:

• Managing optimum stock levels to achieve sales and on-line sell-through
• Identifying opportunities for the growth of online exclusive product
• Providing commercial insight into the online channel performance to guide Buyers & Category Merchandisers in building appropriate ranges
• Provide the focal point and communication link between the Category Buying and Merchandise team and the on-line channel team
• To manage in-season stock build, allocation and stock availability of all multi-channel offers (on-line, catalogue, TV etc.) in line with the various critical paths and KPI’s (sales, profit, returns, availability, sell through)
• Grow sales and ensure creation of a balanced product offering, using analytics to optimise the site and drive web traffic
• Ensure online activity is in line with overall brand and marketing strategy
• Building ranges from scratch and substantiate the numbers behind them
• Construct sales and stock plans to support the overall multichannel budget but specific to the individual publications (on-line, catalogue, TV etc.)
• Influencing on-line marketing activity to maximise commercial opportunity based on company level product performance and/or stock levels
• Consistently manage the flow of product and to work closely with the Buying & Merchandise team to minimise lead times, create flexibility and improve availability

At A for Appointments, we are committed to equal opportunities for everyone. We embrace diversity and believe that a balanced, inclusive workforce is crucial to our business. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment or bullying towards any candidates or employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Requirements

The ideal candidate
• Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
• Experience in a retail Merchandising environment, ideally with E-commerce experience
• Numerical / analytical skills including data, budgets, range and production planning
• Ability to evolve with the role and adapt to suit expectations as the position develops
• Ability to manage and motivate the E-commerce Assistant whilst demonstrating own competencies internally – playing a “hands on” role whenever necessary
• Strong demonstration of range planning
• Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
• Able to “spot the winners”
• Understanding of range planning
• Thorough understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle and the principles of E-Commerce trading
• Commercially minded with an entrepreneurial spirit, able to demonstrate own creativity whilst empowering team to encourage personal development
• Able to communicate at any level, understands when to challenge and when to use tact and diplomacy to ensure a “win win” outcome
• Excellent knowledge of forecasting principles
• Good understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle

Benefits

Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:
 Employee discount
 Free parking
 On-site parking
 Salary Competitive
 Office based

Address

Wakefield, UK