Buyer and Merchandiser
- Margaret Howell
- London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
- Closing date
- 21 Feb 2023
- Coordinator / Executive
- Full Time
Buyer and Merchandiser
Margaret Howell Limited
Full time, Permanent
Competitive Salary and benefits including clothing allowance.
This important new role of Buyer and Merchandiser involves the seasonal buy, reorders, forecasting and target pricing plans for the Margaret Howell mainline collections.
You will use your knowledge to forecast sales and create target pricing plans for the mainline collection, conduct the seasonal buy and analyse sales performance to identify core and continuity styles.
Margaret Howell is a contemporary British clothing designer who has worked successfully in men’s and women’s clothing for over five decades. Today, Margaret Howell clothes are sold worldwide with 12 own shops in Europe, over 100 outlets in Japan and an established online business.
I enjoy pulling (these) threads of British tradition, quality and skill together in clothes that are meant to be worn in the real world, where good design is about living with thoughtful style.' — MARGARET HOWELL
Please find the job description and person specification here.
To be considered for the role of Buyer Merchandiser, you will need to evidence:
- Demonstrable experience as a Buyer /Merchandiser for a comparable brand. A strong connection with our brand identity and ethos. Being a confident communicator with strong interpersonal, and numerical skills. Acute attention to detail and ability to analyse and interpret data. Advanced Excel (pivot and cube reporting beneficial). Excellent time management skills with the ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work accordingly. A proactive, ‘can do’ attitude, being open to change and solution oriented Experience of ensuring sustainability is built into the buying process.
A genuine interest in and passion for the Margaret Howell brand is preferred.
Applications will be considered as they are received.
Established in 1970 and incorporated in 1987 Margaret Howell Limited is an internationally recognised design company with more than 100 shops and concessions including London, Paris, Florence and throughout Japan. Under the design direction of Margaret Howell the company produces men's and women's clothing and an extensive household goods collection produced by specialist manufacturers in the UK and Italy. It's MHL label was established in 2004 and is workwear inspired and European produced. Since 1999 the company has produced shirts and nightwear in its own North London factory.
The headquarters, based at 34 Wigmore Street, London, accommodate both the design studio and flagship shop selling the mens and womens collections alongside homeware products that complement the design ethos, including Poole Pottery, Ercol and Anglepoise together with designers such as Robert Welch and David Mellor.
6 Welbeck Way
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