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Import Merchandiser

Listing ID: 1105452

Import Merchandiser

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: People Marketing
Location: Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Specified Hours: To be agreed
Start Date: To be agreed
Reference Number: 11708 KK
Salary: £Dependent Upon Experience
Twitter Handle: @peoplemarket1ng
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 13 hours 31 min
About: People Marketing Fashion Recruitment (est. 1989) is a boutique recruitment agency specialising in the fashion & lifestyle industry.
We recruit for a diverse range of vacancies in the UK and internationally, including jobs in design, technical, quality, sourcing, production, sales, buying & merchandising and ecommerce.

The majority of our consultants have first-hand industry experience, and our team are passionate and knowledgeable about the industry and the individuals who work in it. We have an extensive network of candidates built up over the last 25 years.
We have an impressive client list of retailers, brands and suppliers within fashion & textiles.

We are proud of our reputation for providing a high quality personalised service, and for placing the right candidates in successful long term career opportunities. Our business continues to grow through recommendations from candidates and clients.

A leading Manchester based supplier of trend-led apparel and accessories is looking for a junior level Import Merchandiser with around 2 years+ experience to join their friendly team. This role is mainly to work across womenswear swim, nightwear and accessories, and you will also touch on some menswear too. You will work on some really exciting, high street accounts, liaising daily with the customer as well as with the overseas factories.

This role calls for a real team player who is always willing to help out colleagues when they need it. The team here is a friendly and welcoming one – they work hard but have lots of fun too!
Import Merchandiser - The Role:

  • Able to work across multiple accounts and product categories
  • Raising purchase orders with factories
  • Maintaining critical paths to ensure orders are on time
  • Liaising with suppliers in the Far East
  • Daily communication with assigned customers
  • Assisting and supporting the Senior Management Team
  • Raising label orders (care labels, brand labels, price labelling)
  • Liaising with shipping and deliveries to ensure goods arrive, are processed and delivered on time
  • Maintain customer records within the customer database
  • Administrative duties which include answering incoming calls, data entry etc

Import Merchandiser - The Person:

  • Relevant experience in the fashion industry required – ideally a minimum of 2 years within a supply environment.
  • Good mathematical ability and strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must have a flexible approach to work and be highly organised
  • Ability to work with colleagues of all management levels – looking for a team player. 

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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