Salary £20k-£21k with a review in the first year.
Our client a reputable and very successful supplier is currently looking for an Import Merchandiser Administration Assistant to join there busy knitwear department.
Provide essential support to Merchandiser team, supporting with the day-to-day administration duties.
Work closely with Far East suppliers – raising & sending POs, chasing production sample, lab dips and ensuring factories are adhering to agreed delivery dates.
Manage all incoming samples by means of labelling / distributing /tracking.
Assist with reviewing sales performance and action rebuy / markdown where required.
Takes ownership of the critical path management and takes appropriate action on issues when they arise.
Approve packing lists, scan barcodes and authorise orders to ship.
Collate samples for photoshoots and maintain the photo tracker.
Monitor showroom product ensuring necessary updates.
Liaise closely with Senior Merchandiser, Dept Manager and QC Teams daily.
Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside of own job role when requested.
S k i l l s.
Computer literate. Advanced Excel.
Strong commercial awareness with an eye for understanding current trends and fashion that is driving sales.
Proactive, adaptable, able to use initiative.
Ability to work independently when required as well as being a strong team player.
Confident communication skills both verbal and written.
Eager to learn with a positive can-do approach and a willingness to learn technical aspects relating specifically to knitwear.
strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of self and related job function.
Flexible Start/ Finish times.
Brand new fabulous office, in open plan environment, centrally based.
Frequent sample sales enabling you to update your wardrobe for both yourself, friends and family.
Opportunities for growth within the company.
An exciting opportunity to kick start your career in the fashion industry.