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Merchandiser - Face and Body

Listing ID: 1211500

Merchandiser - Face and Body

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: ASOS
Location: Camden, North London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 5 days 22 hours

Merchandisers are essential to our business. Highly logical, analytical and passionate about product and commercially-minded. ASOS is one of the UK’s top fashion and beauty destinations, expanding globally at a rapid pace. Our values are to be authentic, brave and creative, and we live and breathe these in everything we do.

There are circa 240 brands to manage within the Face and Body department and growing – it is a very exciting time of expansion for this department. Working as part of the team, you will be a team player with an enthusiasm to actively develop the department vision.

You will be a creative and strategic thinker who can manage multiple, varied projects while delivering against brand objectives and stringent trade KPIs. We are a team that work at a fast pace so finding this environment exciting rather than testing is a must!

What you’ll be doing...

  • Deliver the planned sales and profitability of your department by managing and optimising the department through effective planning and in season trading
  • Regular analysis of department performance to maximise commercial opportunities
  • Work alongside the Buyer to ensure a commercial range is offered to the customer whilst ensuring both ASOS’ and the department's strategy are adhered to
  • Through strategic planning and trading of the department manage the intake and OTB to deliver the stock requirements of the business
  • Develop and building strong relationships with suppliers
  • Own and control the net achieved margin
  • Manage and develop a team including Assistant Merchandisers and Merchandising Administrators.

We’d love to meet someone with…

  • Knowledge and experience of working on a successful Face and Body department previously
  • Proven track record of driving a department through creative thinking at a Merchandiser level
  • Previous experience working in the fashion industry dealing with multiple products
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Awareness of current trends and what is happening in retail.
  • Able to demonstrate a commercial aptitude
  • Working with brands would be an advantage but not necessary
  • Strong organisation skills, able to use initiative and to work in pressurised environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with colleagues, suppliers and others at all levels.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Computer literate able to use both word and excel applications to an intermediate/advanced level.

What’s in it for you…

  • Generous salary, bonus and pension matching.
  • Great development programmes.
  • Amazing offices and great culture.
  • 25 days holiday plus one extra day for your birthday.
  • Subsidised gym and canteen.
  • Huge staff discount and regular sample sales.
  • Life insurance, medical care, cycle to work scheme.
  • And tons more…

Merchandising at ASOS

The ASOS Merchandising team ensure that we have the right products, at the right time, in the right place and in the right quantities. They work closely with the buying teams to plan and build the ranges taking control of stock levels to maximise profit. Without merchandisers, there would be no stock to sell!

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