Allocator /Merchandising Administrative Assistant (entry route to merchandising)
For over 200 years Debenhams has been committed to attracting, retaining and developing the very best people in the industry to deliver the best experiences and products for our customers. We are constantly expanding in the UK, Internationally and Online and we need the best talent to help us achieve our goals!
What you will be doing…
You will be working efficiently within the Distribution and Merchandising teams by providing analytical and administrative support to ensure accurate distribution of stock to all our Debenhams stores. Your main responsibilities will include Allocating new ranges of stock to appropriate stores and replenishing stores after sales. You will be able to analyse numerical data to identify issues and interpret trends to provide recommendations for the Merchandising teams, often on past sales and on potential future sales.
What you will bring…
You will ideally be a recent graduate with a degree in a numerical / analytical / retail or business related subject with retail experience. You could also be working in store and have good A Levels / GCSEs in maths related subjects. Whatever your experience you will be passionate about a career in Merchandising and have the following skills
◾Highly numerate and analytical
◾Confident in working with large amounts of data with good attention to detail
◾Excellent knowledge of the basic merchandising principles
◾Organised and able to plan and prioritise your workload
◾Excellent communication skills and be able to work well within a team.
◾Professional approach and be able to display self-motivation and enthusiasm for a career in Merchandising.
What you will get in return…
◾Up to 25% discount in stores and online
◾Access to external discounts and promotions through Perks@Debenhams
◾33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
◾Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
◾Access to In-house Sample Sales
◾Early Finish Fridays on Pay Day