Merchandising Work Placement

J.W. Anderson
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
26 Jul 2021
26 Aug 2021

Merchandising Work Placement Intern -

Ideally suited for applicants studying for a Merchandising or Fashion Sales or Buying degree (or equivalent).This role is an Expensed Work Placement role reimbursing up to £10/day in Travel Expenses.

Owing to this applicants must be in tertiary education.


Summary of role and responsibilities:

- To support the Merchandising and Sales Teams and ensure administrative processes run smoothly and effectively.

- Administrative support to both Merchandising and Sales teams

- Helping to complete end of season performance analysis and lessons learnt with aid of Assistant Merchandiser

- Creating training packs with assistance from Sales Executive

- Assisting the sales team in preparation for markets

- Helping to manage returns and repairs

- Working on global competitor analysis and creating detailed reports

- Carrying out ad hoc analysis to support Merchandising functions e.g. specific product analysis, sizing or colour analysis, promotional analysis

- Assisting with day-to-day office duties

- Maintaining all administrative records under instruction from the Merchandising Manager.

- Ensuring that when samples arrive quality-control and a quantity stock check is taken and recorded with all relevant parties informed.

- Assisting in quality evaluations of samples and quality of final product.  

- Identifying latest trends, development and innovations as instructed by the Merchandising Manager.

- Liaising with the Design, Production, Product Development, Retail and Sales teams.


Required Skills and Experience:

 - Must have excellent written and spoken communication skills

- Sound commercial acumen and a genuine interest in fashion

- Be motivated by an ambition to develop a career in Merchandising or Sales

- Great attention to detail and teamwork attitude

- Knowledge in Excel, Word and PowerPoint is a must

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