Assistant Merchandiser, Jewellery & Eyewear

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
13 Dec 2021
Closes
07 Apr 2022
Ref
150253-en_GB
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

Working closely with the Merchandising Manager, this role assists in the development of the strategic plan for jewellery and eyewear. Collaborating with internal and external partners the Assistant Merchandiser sits as part of the central collection merchandising team and supports across the end to end process of managing a product range.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and analysis sales reports on a style, fabric and colour selling level using excel to inform future design development
  • Manage all PLM data entry to ensure delivery and prices in all currencies are all up to date
  • Conduct competitive analysis including pricing analysis to drive pricing architecture guidance for the collection
  • Owning sample management process (Tracking & Ordering & Maintaining)
  • Partner with the corporate pricing team to understand price-bands across the three core currencies and report back findings to the Merchandising team; maintain data to support the price structure in PLM
  • Assist in preparing the seasonal range plans for design in conjunction with the merchandising team
  • Assist in preparing and presenting the quarterly sales hindsight decks
  • Organise and coordinate collection notes and buying guides
  • Assist in the global brand buy process with the regional teams
  • Coordinate and support all administration duties relating to market training for the Merchandising team
  • Deliver any ad hoc administration and assistant duties to ensure smooth running of the team.


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Previous Product Merchandising experience within a Luxury brand
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Passion for commerce/product
  • Demonstrates commercial instinct and taste level
  • Ability to present comfortably
  • Retail maths skills
  • Collaborative team player
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment