Assistant Branch Merchandiser

Merchandising Market Harborough, Leicestershire


About Joules:

Established in Britain by Tom Joule nearly three decades ago, Joules is a true premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage. As a multi-channel brand with a global appeal, we carefully design clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men, children and babies – whilst our homeware, toiletries, eyewear and other new collections are constantly expanding.

To support our Retail expansion we have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Branch Merchandiser to join our Commercial Operations Team. This job will be based in the Market Harborough Head Office and will report to the Branch Merchandiser.

Purpose of the role:

This is a fast-paced role and you will support the management with store stock planning and general administrative duties. Your role will involve communicating on a daily basis with the retail stores and liaising across the Buying and Merchandiser teams to ensure the correct stock is allocated across Retail thus driving profitability.

Some of the weekly activities:

  • Propose and setup the initial allocation quantities and communicate this to relevant Merchandising team, ahead of each season.
  • For each phase allocate and maintain the desired stock levels for the department
  • On a rolling fortnightly basis forecast the allocations for your departments, updating the Branch Merchandiser.
  • Set up department specific promotions, track and communicate the performance.
  • Work closely with Retail Stores to capture feedback to drive sales through the right stock levels.
  • Weekly meetings with your Trading teams to overview the current stock position.
  • On a rota basis setup the opening stock package for each New/Refit store and communicate a top line overview 6-8 weeks prior to opening.

What we are looking for:

  • The ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels is essential
  • PC literate, especially Excel
  • Excellent verbal and analytical skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Relevant retail experience would be desirable

What we offer:

  • 31 days Annual Leave (includes bank holidays)
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • 50% clothing employee discount
  • Annual Clothing Allowance
  • A full list can be found here

This is an amazing opportunity for the right individual to add value to one of the UK’s fastest growing, lifestyle brands, so if you do not want to miss out on being part of something special – click ‘Apply Now’.