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Graduate 2020 Merchandising Assistant - Liverpool

  • Job Type: Permanent

Description

About us.

Hey, we’re The Very Group. Home of Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, and a team of 3,500 super-talented people.

We’ve been reinventing shopping experiences for over a century. Technology has played a huge part in that, helping us transition from catalogues’ to pureplay online retail, but we’re not the finished article.

As the UK's largest integrated retail and financial services provider, we have a pretty unique position across three huge industries (retail, technology and credit) and our ambition is bold, to build the number one shopping destination for shoppers who value credit anywhere online. But we believe with our passion and track record for reinvention, we can improve how the world pays and shops for the things they love. Think you can help us? Read on...

Merchandising at The Very Group

Our Merchandising teams are leading the way in finding the next great product, whether that be across technology, fashion or homeware. We have some of the best analytical minds in merchandising who are busy doing the smart thinking and making the big decisions on products that drive our business.

We’re excited to share an opportunity for ambitious, driven and curious graduate looking for the first step into their careers, based in our Liverpool HQ.

You’ll join us at a Merchandising Assistant, and you’ll help to make sure our stock is in the right place at the right time to keep our customers happy and drive our profitability whilst constantly developing and playing your part as a crucial part of the fashion team.

You’ll be working with friendly, innovative and passionate people. We're very supportive and will give you opportunity, support and a career path to shape you career and become our future.

About the role.

  • You’ll assist with estimating and help to produce dynamic range plans.
  • You’ll produce stock analysis and accurate weekly reports for trading meetings
  • Manage a variety of systems to help us deliver our promises, wow our customers and get our orders out on time – every time
  • Build strong relationships with suppliers, assess their performance and update production plans
  • Maintain stock, monitor shipment deadlines, provide accurate updates and allocate and load pre-season catalogue number trends
  • Feedback on performance and identify emerging trends and new trading opportunities
About you.

Has a real thirst for knowledge, you must be ambitious, professional and assertive with a hands-on approach and a good commercial brain

  • A love for fashion with a knowledge of trends and brand awareness
  • You will be a recent graduate but also curious and good with numbers
  • Confident and organised, you’ll be at home dealing with our suppliers and analysing data, as well as presenting your thoughts.
  • Shares our thirst for knowledge and passion for customer communications and CRM, keen attention to detail and a real passion for our products
  • As the pace is fast here, you’ll also need to be a superb organiser with good analytical and prioritisation skills
  • You’ll not be afraid of hard work and you will be passionate about providing products and brands that make our customers look good
  • Above all, you’ll be full of fresh ideas and love working as part of a diverse team to provide our customers with their favourite brands
Our benefits.
  • £250 flexible benefits allowance
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays + option to buy or sell 5
  • Onsite gym with over 25 classes
  • 25% discount on our Very.co.uk clothing and footwear, 15% off home and electricals
  • Health and wellbeing agenda
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private pension matched at 6%
  • Bonus potential (performance and business related)
  • On-site discounted restaurant and coffee houses
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking *Subject to availability and postcode eligibility
  • Flexible working options
How to apply.

Apply online via our careers site, upload your CV and wait to hear from us, if you have any questions you can email [email protected]

And then RELAX! We will be in touch as soon as we can and we will give you feedback.

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this position, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disabilit

  • Job Type: Permanent

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Liverpool, England, Merseyside, L3, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  14966519
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  14/07/2020, 02:49
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