Merchandiser (Outlets)

Location UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(08/02/2018 17:17)
Job ID
2018-4658
# of Openings
1
Store Name
AllSaints Studios East London – London
Department
Retail Merchandising

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

Managing a team and reporting directly into the Head of Retail Merchandising – Outlets you will be responsible for the Outlet merchandising function across a strong and varied global outlet portfolio, developing profiling to make sure budgets are achieved and KPI targets are exceeded.  Applying your entrepreneurial spirit you will take full ownership of your department bringing fresh ideas to the table whilst developing and pushing your team forward.  You will have tight control over the management of stock working with our outlet retail teams to drive our outlet performance.  You will have a strong background in working with WSSIs, sale forecasting and BTA’s and will need to be able to work at a fast pace to ensure that we maximise our potential.

 

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

  • Drive the day-to-day performance of our global outlets by managing and optimising the categories of stock you have available through effective planning and trading  
  • Lead, manage and develop your outlet merchandising team working closely with peers to help create a best in class merch function
  • Regularly reviewing price architecture to maximize sell thru whilst maintaining margins across multiple regions
  • Regular analysis and communication of performance to maximise commercial opportunities and ensure that our outlet retail teams are focused on those opportunities
  • Ensuring new outlet store openings are planned and executed with relevant stock packages and within the deadlines 
  • Manage the inventory to deliver the targets for the department and the brand
  • Develop processes that reflect changing dynamics of the business and be instrumental in implementing best practices.
  • Building relationships across the brand and external partners.

WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED FOR THE ROLE?

  • Proven track record of driving business performance through creative thinking as a Merchandiser, with specific outlet/ high unit throughput merchandising experience strongly preferred
  • Extensive experience working in the fashion retail industry, dealing with multiple products categories, with some exposure to international markets an advantage
  • Able to demonstrate a commercial aptitude and pragmatic approach to working
  • Stock management skills are essential as is having established your experience working with WSSIs, sales forecasting and BTAs.
  • Strong organisational skills, able to use initiative, and be agile in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to communicate at all levels within the brand in a professional way
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop a team
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills whilst able to prioritise workload accordingly
  • An energetic, can do and positive attitude
  • Remains calm under pressure and leads by example
  • Advanced Excel skills

A BIT ABOUT ALLSAINTS AND THE TEAM

THE ALLSAINTS STORY

 

Founded in 1994, AllSaints has built an international team that includes some of the best global creative talent, imbued with a winning combination of business and design thinking.

The brand’s constant obsession is to deliver an immersive experience to our international customer base in a way that embraces each unique culture. AllSaints is proud of the fact that every aspect of the brand is curated in-house, from store design and construction to the East London based coding team, making AllSaints a truly agile business working with pace and integrity.

 

ALLSAINTS PEOPLE

 

We recruit the best digital creative innovators and design thinkers across the globe to spread the AllSaints message of integrity and sophistication. Our People are the ambassadors for our brand.

We look for individuality, confidence and brand passion when we recruit. We seek talent with creative mindsets who are collaborative in their approach. Our brand ambassadors act with humility and treat those around them with respect. Obsessed with brand experience, we constantly strive to develop the brand and customer journey. By 2020, our aim is to lead the industry with best in class talent.

 

BENEFITS OF JOINING THE TEAM

 

Career development.  Your career matters to us and we will do what it takes to help you on your journey in life.  You’ll have to challenge yourself and your leadership.  The opportunities will be there.  You will need to know what to do to take them.

 

In addition to this we offer competitive pay and benefits package that includes an amazing employee uniform allowance and discount.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we very much look forward to hearing from you.

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