Merchandiser Jobs

Merchandiser jobs are responsible for ensuring that products appear in the right store at the right time and in the right quantities. Merchandiser jobs involves working closely with the buying teams to accurately forecast trends, plan stock levels and monitor performance. While the buyer selects the lines, merchandiser jobs decides how much money should be spent, how many lines should be bought, and in what quantities.

Merchandiser jobs set the prices to maximise profits and manage the performance of the ranges, planning promotions and markdowns as necessary. Merchandiser jobs also oversee the delivery and distribution of the stock and deal with problems with suppliers as they arise.

Merchandiser jobs are to work closely with visual display staff and department managers to decide how goods should be displayed to best attract customers' attention. This might involve planning and setting up sales promotions and advertising campaigns.

Merchandiser jobs may involve travel to different stores to discuss how well the stock is selling, and make decisions about whether to withdraw, increase or move the stock to another store.

Computers play an important part in Merchandiser jobs - they are used to handle sales statistics, produce sales projections and present spreadsheets and graphs.

To work as a merchandiser jobs you need:

  • mathematical ability to work out budgets and understand sales figures
  • computer skills to produce graphs and spreadsheets
  • to be able to understand what the customer wants
  • to have commercial awareness and negotiation skills
  • the ability to work well in a team
  • to be well organised and good at planning
  • good written and spoken communication skills
  • a creative flair
  • the ability to cope with the pressure of fast-paced work.

Contact the Retail Division Team

Email the Retail Division at retail@stafffinders.co.uk.

Candidates can submit a CV online using our Register online service.

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Job Listings

  1. Shop Manager

    Location: Ayrshire East

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Shop Manager to join our client in the East Ayrshire area. This is an on-going position for approx. 2 months (possibly longer) 
    Working 5 days per week 10am - 4pm, (The five days will include Friday & Saturday, the other 3 days will vary)Candidate must ...

  2. Retail Relief Manager

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Retail Relief Manager to cover a store in Ayrshire for approx 6 weeks.
    Your own transport is required & mileage will be paid.
    Candidate must have a current PVG/Disclosure.
    Working 4 days per week 10am - 4pm, (The four days will include Friday & Saturday, the ...

  3. Retail Shop Manager

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Branch Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Relief Shop Manager to cover a store in Ayrshire for approx 6 weeks to start immediately.
    Your own transport is required & mileage will be paid.
    Candidate must have a current PVG/Disclosure.
    Working 4 days per week 10am - 4pm, (The four days will include ...

  4. Shop Manager

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Shop Manager to join our client in the South Ayrshire area. This is an on-going position for approx 6-8 weeks.
    Working 5 days per week 10am - 4pm, (The five days will include Friday & Saturday, the other 3 days will vary)
    Candidate must have a ...

  5. Retail Relief Manager

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: £8.00 p/h

    Category: Retail Manager

     
    Stafffinders are currently looking for a Relief Retail Manager to cover numerous store over Ayrshire.
    Your own transport is required & mileage will be paid.
    Candidate must have a current PVG/Disclosure.
    This role is to start as soon as possible on an ongoing through Xmas  Working 4 days per week ...

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