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Assistant Merchandiser

Employer
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
15 Dec 2022

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INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

Collaborating closely across the Merchandising team and with cross-functional peers in Sourcing, Planning, Product Development and Design as a support for the end to end process of managing a product range. Operating in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment, working closely with the Merchandising team to support the smooth running of the function to help shape and define the Outlet strategy to best support the outcomes of the global outlets business.

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 sales plan / strategy for MFO
  • Supporting with volume forecasting for PD / Supply Chain
  • Assist in the global buy process with the regional teams
  • Coordinate and support all administration duties relating to 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
  • Some previous product Merchandising experience within a Luxury brand beneficial
  • 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
  • Existing strong excel skills.
  • Used to working with systems


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || COMMERCIAL RESOURCES || NO DEPARTMENT - FIS9004 || n/a ||

Company

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.

 

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Location
Horseferry House
London
United Kingdom
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