Are you looking for a role that’s fast paced, dynamic and analytically focused?
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
HELP US GROW (COME RAIN OR SHINE)
While Buyers and Designers set the trends for new ranges, Merchandisers do the strategic thinking that decides where those ranges will be available. From the moment you start you will be making an impact on the business by making sure our products are in the right place, at the right time - whether it's in-store or online and be encouraged to make decisions to effect the business. As well as staying on top of the everyday admin tasks, a big part of your role will be allocating new stock to stores. By analysing and presenting customer buying and sales patterns, you'll help guide the whole process, maximising profit opportunities and getting to know our customers and stores inside out as well seeing the results of your own work.
One day you might be assessing sales figures. Next, you'll consult with Buyers over a product sample to decide where to launch our latest creation. You'll build excellent working relationships with Distribution, Brand Merchandising and the Buyers Admin Assistant in your department, as well as managing your UK based and international suppliers.
You’re a born explorer who cares about the little things, you're the sort of person who roots out the insights and details that others miss. Our merchandisers come from all kinds of backgrounds so as long you live and breathe fashion and have a head for numbers your good to go. Ideally you'll have some in-store experience and know your way round an Excel spreadsheet.
WHO ARE WE
Whatever your style, a career at Arcadia looks great on you.
We’re the UK’s largest privately owned fashion retailer with eight major brands: Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Topshop, Topman, Wallis, and Outfit. All our brands share the Arcadia values that make them great places to work. We let people be themselves. We're informal while professional. And we mix fun with business. But our brands all have their own distinct flavours, too. Round here, commercial success starts with people – getting stuck in and working together.
Join us and you won’t be here just to make up the numbers. You’ll take on real responsibility and make an impact from the word ‘go’. As well as learning on the job, you’ll get the chance to accessorise your style with professional development. Most of all, there’s massive scope to shape your role as you progress.
WHATS IN IT FOR YOU
• Early finish Fridays during Summer!
• 25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
• Stunning London offices with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
• Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
• Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
• Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
• Events to support our diverse range of charities
• Interest free season ticket loan to help with those travel expenses!
• 22 days holiday with holiday trading