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We have 2 really exciting opportuniies for an Assistant Merchandiser to join our branded fashion team. You’ll report directly into the Senior Merchandiser for the area, so lots of opportunity to further develop your skills.

This role is on a 12 month FTC covering for maternity, but I wouldn't let this put you off from applying! This is a great opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading online retailers, who provide career development, flexible hybrid working and we have an unrivalled culture.


About the role.

Day to day you will be meeting and managing supplier relationships, working closely with the buying and merchandising team to develop commercial range plans suited to our customer, producing and presenting reports at trend meetings on trends, forecasts and opportunities. This role is unique as we source from the Far East as well as Europe.

We’re looking for an Assistant Merchandiser who already has experience at this level or an experienced Merchandise Assistant who is looking for the next step up. Showing leadership skills is desirable along with being resilient to change.

The skills and behaviours imperative to being a successful AM candidate here at The Very Group are; analytical, process driven and methodical, passionate, strong communication skills, can demonstrate initiative, enjoys problem solving and interpreting data and you must have excellent attention to detail.

Whilst this role is on a 12 month contract covering for maternity, I wouldn't let this put you off. This is a great category providing a great deal of support, exposure and an opportunity to join our award winning fashion team.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Solution and delivery focused - a decision maker who can work under pressure, obsess over the customer, and make the right choices to benefit their experience.
  • Proficient in the use of excel at an intermediate level
  • WSSI experience
  • Demonstrable merchandising experience, operating at AM or as an experienced MA as a minimum
  • Experience in branded fashion would be beneficial
  • Creative with numbers – able to produce and analyse reporting in an articulate way


Our benefits.

  • Flexible, hybrid working model
  • £250 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk


How to apply.

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review, and then be in touch to move to the interview process. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person and remotely. We will always look to make the adjustments you need to bring your best self to interview.


About us.

We’re The Very Group – home to Very.co.uk and a 3,250-strong team of super talented people, all passionate about making good things easily accessible to more people so they can live life well. We combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options that help people say yes when it matters most.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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