Trainee Assistant Merchandiser 2021
Matalan are growing! Matalan are a £1bn multi-channel retail business with huge ambitions, and it’s these ambitions and the people behind us that make us who we.
Merchandising plays a key role to optimise the profitability of a product area by developing and delivering commercial ranges.
You’ll play a significant role to shape our buying decisions, by analysing previous season sales and reporting on how our current season is performing against target.
About the Role
As a Trainee Assistant Merchandiser, you'll support the Assistant Merchandisers in optimising the customer offer, sales, availability and profitability of designated product areas.
You will be working within the Product & Stock Placement teams to drive timely and accurate actions to effectively handle stock flow through the supply chain from product signoff to the end of the product life cycle.
By competently managing the stock systems, levers, processes and communications throughout the product life cycle, sounds challenging? You’ll be given all the training and development required to fulfil your career here at Matalan.
- Up to 25 Days holiday (Pro Rata)
- 20% Staff discount
- Our Family Extras Scheme
- Pension Scheme
- 8.30am – 5pm
To find the best people for our Merchandising teams, you should have the following....
- Educated to graduate level, no matter what your degree, we would like to hear from you!
- High, consistent attention to detail, always aiming to deliver good quality work to key deadlines
- Experience within a retail environment would be beneficial.
- Ability to effectively communicate at all levels across the business
- Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with customers and internal partners
- Excellent presentation and organisational skills
Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.
Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.
Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.
In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.