Joules

Merchandiser - Accessories and Homeware (FTC)

Department

Merchandising

Location

Market Harborough

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date:

14/05/2017

About the role

Joules is a distinctive, established and fast-growing lifestyle brand that is growing rapidly in the UK and internationally. The brand is at the heart of the business and encompasses values of time-off, heritage, countryside, Britishness, family and fun, which resonate strongly with our large, growing and loyal customer base. Following great success in the UK, Joules is attracting an ever-increasing international audience, through the development of wholesale accounts in North America and Germany.  We’re also a top selling wholesale brand in major UK retailers such as John Lewis and Next Label and in 2016 we were proud to have won ‘Mainstream Brand of the Year’ at the Drapers Awards.

Joules have an exciting opening for an experienced Merchandiser to join our hugely successful Accessories and Homeware Department on a 6-month Fixed Term Contract basis. This is a great opening for a strong character who can demonstrate a strong commercial awareness and has the ability to deliver results. 

As our Accessories and Homeware Merchandiser, your key responsibilities will be:  

  • Trading and Planning – Responsible for weekly departmental trading, maximising sales, and taking actions forward into future seasons, therefore landing departmental KPI’s. Plan, forecast, report on sales and business performance. Work alongside the Buyer, being accountable for range progression in the UK and internationally.
  • Branch Merchandising – Work with the Branch Merchandising teams, ensuring stores have correct mix/depth of stock to maximise sales. Liaising with the Visual Mechanising and Marketing functions to ensure retail channel run smoothly.
  • Reporting and Analysis – Collating information and analysing sales data to form key business strategy. Attend and present at planning meetings and contribute to company strategy and policy made at Board level as required.
  • Managerial Duties – Plan and manage department activities in accordance with agreed budgets and timescales. Challenge team to consistently be proactive with relevant sales information. Accountable for progression of junior, Assistant and Trainee Merchandisers.  

In Return, as our Merchandiser for Accessories and Homeware at Joules, you will be entitled to a bi-annual Clothing Allowance; a generous Employee Discount; Save As You Earn Scheme, Pension, ‘Thank You’ Schemes, 31 days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays and lots more! Additionally, you will receive fantastic support and development in order for you to maximise your potential within this wonderful company.

This is a truly great time to be part of an exciting and developing team here at Joules if you feel you have the right experience and are looking at developing your career with a truly great British brand then send your CV now.