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  • Assistant Merchandiser London
  • ASOS.com in London, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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Company Description

We're ASOS. We blend our flair for fashion with our love of cutting- edge technology, but more importantly were interested in how we can bring the best out of you.

We exist to give people the confidence to be whoever they want to be, and that goes for our people too. At ASOS, you're free to be your true self without judgment, and channel your creativity into a platform used by millions.

Through our Fashion with Integrity strategy we are driving diversity, equity and inclusion across every aspect of ASOS and ensuring every ASOSer can be their authentic self at work.  We want our people to be whoever they want to be, because we believe people who bring their best selves to work, do their best work.

Job Description

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. 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!

What You’ll Be Doing
• Responsible for the smooth-running day to day of the Merchandising department
• Forecasting sales and stock levels to achieve sales plans and margin/profit targets for the department
• Monitoring the department performance and identifying opportunities, as well as potential risk/loss
• Working closely with the Buying teams to successfully range plan for the department
• Participating in trade meetings with Heads of and Directors
• Evaluating the running of the department, whilst focusing on lead times and general performance
• Developing and managing Merchandising Administrators to encourage their development
• Managing the WSSI and supporting trade plans
• Supporting our culture by driving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategies.

Qualifications

Who We’d Like to Meet...
• Proven experience as an Assistant Merchandiser (or similar) in a Fashion Retail business.
• Experience of planning weekly sales, stock and intake management
• The confidence to manage and own a category, including participating in weekly trade meetings
• Excellent communication skills and proven ability to build relationships internally and externally at all levels
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Experience of managing and developing team members (desirable)
• Strong computer skills, in particular, Excel and other MS Office applications.
• Knowledge of reporting tools is desirable
• A passion and interest in online retail – loves ASOS.com!

Additional Information

What's in it for you?
• Employee discount (hello ASOS discount!)
• ASOS Develops (personal development opportunities across the business)
• Employee sample sales
• Access to a huge range of LinkedIn learning materials
• 25 days paid annual leave + an extra day for your birthday
• Discretionary performance related bonus scheme
• Private medical care scheme
• Flexible benefits allowance - which you can choose to take as extra cash, or use towards other benefits

This role is working dynamically with a minimum of 3 days per week in our London office.

Our Commitments

We want our people to be whoever they want to be. That’s why we’re committed to creating a truly inclusive culture at ASOS, but how’re we doing it?

We’re proud members of Inclusive Companies, are Disability Confident Committed and have signed the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. We’ve also recently been placed 8th in the Inclusive Top 50 Companies Employer List too.

We have several employee networks that operate as safe spaces, to help support and celebrate our people, find out more here.

How can we support you to be your best self? Our Talent team will be happy to provide support e.g. if you need additional time to prepare for an assessment or you have requirements for any part of the interview/hiring process - just let us know by email or phone, whatever works best for you. It’s also our policy to interview all candidates with a disability who meet the minimum requirements for roles they have applied to.

If you have any questions about the policies we have in place to support our employees (e.g. our parental leave approach), just let our Talent team know
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