Merchandising Admin Assistant

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Whyteleafe, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Merchandising Admin Assistant – Lingerie department

An exciting new role has arisen in our busy lingerie department for a Merchandising Admin Assistant (MAA) to join the team. We are looking for someone with a strong head for numbers and a passion for spreadsheets, who is enthusiastic, proactive and eager to learn how the Merchandising function supports the Ann Summers business. Candidates will need to be strong communicators and well organised with an interest in retail. The Merchandising Admin Assistant is an integral role and will be the go to person for all supplier and delivery queries.

Key duties include

* Ensuring Monday trade packs are run, formatted accurately and are distributed to team by 8.30am every Monday.
* Liaise with our allocation team to make sure our stores have the correct levels of stock.
* Purchase order management; raising orders and maintaining delivery dates on a daily basis.
* Key contact for all delivery queries with suppliers and the warehouse. Liaise with suppliers chasing deliveries and any ad-hoc queries.
* Attend and contribute in weekly critical path meetings. Mange the critical path alongside the BAAs. Feedback to Merchandiser and resolve any issues.
* Manage flow of intake into business flagging any concerns to AM and Merchandiser. Feedback to team weekly delivery statuses.
* Update line cards and make suggestions for re-orders to Merchandiser.
* Build relationships with internal and external partners including wholesale, warehouse, QA, VM and Channel Allocation team.
* Show a good understanding of the buying and merchandising roles, and product life cycle.
* General support to Merchandising function and help with Sign off preparation. Other ad hoc analysis.

* Support and display brand values and show passion, enthusiasm, brand and commercial awareness.

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