Success is trending at Primark
We're continuing our global journey and would love for you to come with us. Step into the role of an Assistant Merchandiser on Primark's Merchandising team and redesign your future from the hub of our city-centre head office. There you will begin your own Primark journey and help deliver our unique brand of retail by ensuring that the right product is in the right place at the right time. Setting yourself up for a bright future in the world of fashion.
What you'll do as an Assistant Merchandiser
As an Assistant Merchandiser at Primark, you'll have ownership of your own sections and work with the Merchandising and Buying leadership teams. You'll develop critical communication and influencing skills on the job and, alongside your Merchandiser, you'll develop and manage trend-led ranges that surprise and delight our customers. This is your contribution to our commercial competitiveness and to delivering on our value proposition.
While supporting Primark as a global brand, you'll also gain a deep understanding of our regional customers and use data and analytics to tailor ranges which will deliver for the different customers in all our global markets.
What we're looking for
An experienced team player who's worked in a Merchandising, Financial, Analytical or similar role for at least three years.
Commercial awareness - You'll be given autonomy to deliver your agreed KPI's, including sales, stock and contribution - driving a commercial and profitable range.
No risky business - Identify and manage any trading risks and advise your team.
Strategically minded - Build a commercial and strategic range which considers regional differences, and allows balance of newness, colour, price and product attributes, relevant to season and grades.
Daily business - Work in partnership with your buying team to ensure the delivery of day-to-day activities - from reporting and stock management, to sales and markdowns. Coach and develop your Trainee Merchandiser, guiding them on each of the activities.
Reporting ace - Manage tools and reports to ensure that we meet our strategic goals, conduct regular trading reviews to maximise sales and give valuable recommendations to your Merchandiser and other teams and departments.
360 views - Develop a deep, broad knowledge of Primark product in multiple product areas, considering factors such as past products and competitor analysis.
Innovator at heart - Seek to drive innovation and use insights to identify future trends, making recommendations on these.
Why work with us?
At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to help achieve our business goals. We believe in acknowledging these efforts with competitive salaries and a rewarding bonus scheme. We'll also provide you with a progressive career path, because clear advancement is what we're all about at Primark. We're always open when talking about your development and we offer lots of training - whether it's in-house or sending you on courses. We're big believers in rewarding hard work, which is easier to achieve with our teams being so close and forever willing to help out.
There's a lively culture here, and it's easy to get to know each other in a truly warm atmosphere. A buzzing hub of activity, our Dublin Head Office is an innovatively designed space that sits above our very first Primark store so you can see the results of your hard work flying off the shelves for yourself.
Flexible working means you can use your time effectively and plan around your schedule. We work within a unique hybrid model here, so your day really works around you. Plus, we're well equipped for a healthy lifestyle with our own café, canteen, and gym.
Relocating to Dublin
We're building a truly global team in Dublin. You'll find many reasons to relocate besides the career opportunity. Dublin is a friendly, vibrant, cosmopolitan city that has attracted businesses and people from all over the word. The social scene is legendary, and there's lots going on if music, the arts or sport is your thing. The beautiful Irish countryside and coastline are on the doorstep too. Plus, Primark will offer relocation support to ensure your move to Dublin is an easy transition for you.
Does the fast pace and trend-setting world of Primark sound like the place for you? Put your creative, analytical and future-first mind to work. Apply now to join our Merchandising team in Dublin.