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Merchandising Admin Assistant

Listing ID: 1327064

Merchandising Admin Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Mint Velvet
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, South East, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level
Salary / Wage: Competitive
Reporting To: Merchandiser
Twitter Handle: @mintvelvet
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 days 5 hours
About: Mint Velvet take the trends, and relax them so that women who still want a nod to fashion can do so in a carefree way, whilst enabling season-by-season wardrobe building and cohesion; the collections will work effortlessly with each other each season. Thought goes into even the tiniest of details, making Mint Velvet a gorgeous (and affordable) treat.

Mint Velvet believe that clothing should make women feel sexy and confident so ensure each piece is designed and fit with the modern woman in mind. Beautiful prints, individual detailing, and refined textures in luxe, easy-to-wear fabrics give the collection a feel which oozes stylish femininity and always underpinned with Mint Velvet’s relaxed-glamour handwriting. Mint Velvet also use one-off artisan prints and skin pleasing fabrics such as cashmere, silk, linen and fabulously naturalistic faux fur, off-set by intricate embellishment.

We are always on the lookout for the top Merchandising talent, and currently have opportunities for Merchandise Admin Assistant or Assistant Merchandisers to join our team. Whether you're looking to start your career in Merchandising, or you're an established MAA or current Assistant Merchandiser looking to take your next step in your career, we would love to hear from you!

In this role, you will provide effective administrative support to our merchandising team and assist with the planning and development of the department. Taking responsibility for the full intake management for the department, supporting the team through reporting, making suggestions to drive sales and manage risk where appropriate as well as supporting the growth of the department through providing accurate analysis, commercial suggestions and proactive trading actions.

To join our vibrant and fast-growing business as MAA…

  • You will demonstrate strong numeracy and math skills.
  • You will have experience using MS excel, ideally to an intermediate level.
  • Importantly, you will also be passionate about pursuing a career within Merchandising. 
  • You will be brilliantly organised with the ability to prioritise your workload in order to get the job done to the highest standards.
  • You consistently role model our Mint Velvet brand values: ‘Entrepreneurial Spirit’, ‘Passion & Drive’, ‘Courage & Resilience’, ‘Collaborative’ and ‘With Soul’.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Merchandiser to maximise the profitability of the ranges, the stores and the digital business and to deliver in-season actions to maximise profit opportunities.
  • Range building, including completing historical analysis, accurately calculating line buys and ensuring accurate sizing decisions are made
  • Creating and maintaining an accurate intake and delivery schedule
  • Checking and maintain systems for delivery performance, including dealing with deliveries which are out of tolerance
  • Completing weekly analysis of department, product and store performance in order to establish trading patterns
  • Identifying best and worst sellers and make recommendations
  • Reviewing performance at line, category & department level each week, reacting to sales patterns and maximising profit opportunity
  • Managing any amendments to the product (cost price, selling price, colour, delivery) on the system
  • Managing an accurate intake and delivery schedule, while managing relations with Buying, Branch Merchandising and Freight Forwarders

You'll be rewarded with:

  • Competitive starting salary and great career prospects in a fast paced and growing business
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and an additional day off on your birthday
  • Company-funded private health insurance
  • Access to Smart Health - providing a range of services such as private GP appointments, mental health support, nutritional advice and more
  • Life assurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 50% staff discount
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Free Parking
  • Early pay day finish - Finish at 3pm every pay day friday
  • Bespoke induction support and ongoing development to help you thrive in your new role
  • In-house performance coaches for all levels
  • A welcoming and inspiring work-environment

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