Channel Admin Assistant

  • Salary: benefits that will get you excited
  • Location: Whyteleafe, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Channel Admin Assistant

Head Office – Whyteleafe, Surrey (3 days a week)

Competitive salary + exciting benefits



Have you got a real interest in what happens behind the scenes and a passion for numbers?

Are you interested in developing a successful career in merchandising?



Ann Summers is SEXY, DARING, PROVOCATIVE and NAUGHTY – we push boundaries and buttons to give our customers exactly what they want!



We’re the destination brand for must-have lingerie and sex toy innovation and stand proud as the authority in our industry. We passionately champion sexual liberation and believe that every woman in the world should feel like the sexiest woman in the world!



Whether you’re working at our head office or in one of our stores, one thing that’s guaranteed is no two days are the same. We’re a unique brand with a phenomenally talented team of experts across all our channels – together we’re empowered to achieve the brand’s global vision.



We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Merchandising team and we’re looking for someone who is PASSIONATE, ORGANISED, ANALYTICAL and EAGER TO LEARN. This is a fast-paced environment so it’s crucial that you’re self-motivated with a real ‘can-do’ attitude. This is a really varied role, ensuring that products appear in the right store or online, at the right time and in the right quantities.



What will I do…



* Support with Trade, reviewing channel performance and responding to trading patterns.
* Monitor and feedback on weekly stock requirements to achieve availability thresholds across online & direct selling to deliver sales budgets and forecasts across categories and key lines and sizes. Has a good understanding of current stock levels and reviews against performance.
* Challenge the allocations and availability for each channel and work with merchandising on optimising stock levels for all direct channels.
* Work with Logistics, Marketing and Channels to ensure intake is available and ready to launch on time across all channels. Ensures slippage or issues are communicated to all relevant parties in a timely manner, solving problems under Merchandiser guidance.
* Responsible for inputting markdown and promotional pricing on the system accurately and in a timely manner, and communicating these to the channels.
* Run sizing analysis for Web & Direct Selling, making recommendations to product teams to optimise sales across channels and keep markdown minimised. Understands customer size journey and availability.
* Report regularly against options, availability and conversion by category and end-use.
* Regular checks of the websites, ensuring all products are online, priced correctly and size availablity. Right products are in the right category. Which products should appear at the top of the page.
* Support and makes recommendations for Direct selling tools e.g. page-turner and kits, to ensure they are commercial and reflect a balanced view of the range.
* Support Central planning with setting up reports, roll-ups and analysis for seasonal planning and in-season trading, co-ordinating across the product teams.



You need to be this kind of person…



* Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and simplicity for our customers.
* Able to work and learn quickly in a fast-paced, fun and dynamic environment.
* Care about doing a great job and pushing boundaries with the quality of what you do.
* Strong technical expertise and problem-solving skills.
* A drive for constant learning.



We always support colleagues to develop their skills. But to be successful in this role you will need…



* A genuine interest in pursuing a career within Merchandising, previous experience in allocations or branch merchandising is a bonus!
* Highly numerical and analytical mindset
* A professional and organised approach
* Exceptional attention to detail
* Confidence with a positive approach
* The ability to work well under pressure



We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further.



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