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Full Time Assistant Merchandiser

Words by Will C

on 14/09/2021 12:52:05

How would you like to be part of the team in one of the UK’s fastest growing Outdoor Retailers?

Trekitt is looking for an enthusiastic, talented and creative individual to help our buyers plan and develop a strategy to sell our range of products. You will be responsible for helping to make sure all our stock is the best kit, in the right place, at the right time, in the right quantities and at the right price to achieve the best margin. No easy task!

Key Responsibilities:

· Maximise company turnover and profit through selling, ranging, and purchasing of relevant product ranges across all departments and categories

· Planning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans by liaising with directors, buyers, shops, suppliers, and distributors

· Maintaining a comprehensive and accurate database of company stock

· Forecasting profits and sales, and optimising the stock turn, sales volume, and profitability of total company stock

· Planning budgets and presenting sales forecasts and figures for new ranges

· Controlling stock levels based on forecasts for the season

· Managing in-house computer software to handle sales statistics, produce sales projections and present spreadsheets and graphs

Skills/Experience:

· Experience in a similar role

· Experience/knowledge of Outdoor Industry/Retail

· Strong analytical skills

· Numeracy skills and proficiency using IT

· Excellent communication skills

· Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask

· Teamworking and interpersonal skills

· Ability to cope with the pressure of having to make important decisions and meet tight deadlines

· Capability to work in a fast-paced environment and achieve targets

· Negotiation skills and the ability to network and influence people

· Positive attitude with drive and determination

· Flexible – hours of work

So, if you think you have the relevant skills and/or experience please apply (by email only) to steve@trekitt.co.uk. Include an up to date C.V, a covering letter explaining what you would bring to this role and feel free to include anything else that you think would make you stand out from the crowd. This is a full-time role with a permanent contract. Salary is competitive depending on experience.

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