Full time - 40 hours per week.
Salary - £28,000 - £34,000 negotiable dependant on experience
Gin Festival is a forward thinking and rapidly growing events and e-commerce company. We are fast moving growing company offering an exciting new position within our buying team for a merchandiser.
If you are looking for a challenging role that works closely with all the staff team within the company and ready for a busy and buzzing work environment this is the job for you.
Main roles and responsibilities:
Plan and develop a strategy to enable the company to sell a range of products that delivers sales and profit targets.
Work closely with the team to ensure the products will achieve the sales plan
Analyse past sales figures/trends to anticipate future product needs.
Devise and deliver the merchandise plan
Devise a contract for the suppliers including quality control, accuracy and flexibility.
Allocating certain amounts of stock, to each area of the business to allow for maximum flexibility.
Monitor stock movement, consider markdowns, promotions or clear outs etc.
Chase suppliers for delivery of stock to the right place, on time.
Skills, experience and qualification:
Some experience of the Gin industry with an understanding of customers' needs, and economic trends would be an advantage
Analyse data to identify trends and potential risks and opportunities.
Excellent communication skills with a confident and positive attitude
Resilience to pressure and the ability to make judgements in a calm and controlled manner
Ability to multitask and work on several projects with strong personal organisation skills
You may be required to work overtime in busy periods.