Junior Merchandiser - Maternity Cover

Location Trafford Park
Job type: Fixed-Term
Contact name: Abigail Cunliffe

Contact email: abigail.cunliffe@tfs.com
Job ref: 004443
Published: 24 days ago

The Fragrance Shop, The UK’s leading Independent Retailer is now recruiting for a Junior Merchandiser to join the team located at our Head Office in Trafford Park, Manchester.


The Junior Merchandiser will be a key asset to the Merchandising team, through detailed branch merchandising and identifying opportunities from a store perspective, which will assist in achieving merchandising and business goals.


The role is an interim role, until March 2025, with the potential opportunity to transfer to a permanent role at the end of the FTC.

** Person specification:**


We will only be proceeding forward with candidates who match our essential requirements stated below:


*       Experience working in Branch Merchandising, or as an AM looking for progression

*       Experience working within a fast-paced Retail/FMCG environment

*       Analytically minded and strong numerical ability

*       Excellent communication skills, highly organised with good Excel ability



*       Allocations to stores, ensuring effective and appropriate allocation of SKU’s to the correct distribution to maximise sales and availability; whilst working towards ideal stockholding parameters.

*       Newness and seasonal replenishment.

*       Supporting the Branch Merchandiser with despatch planning, stockholding management in our central warehouse and external warehouse, and range planning.

*       Range analysis and range optimisation.

*       New store opening stock packages and critical path management.

*       Prepare and assess reports / information for Weekly Trading Meetings and Product Meetings.

*       Review store availability and product availability, assess issues and propose actions with the goal of improving availability and providing solutions.

*       Reacting to sales and changes in the market, ensuring sales are maximised and KPI’s are met.

*       The Retail Suite system maintenance and upload of parameters, to ensure smooth and effective running of replenishment to stores.

*       Communicate and action requirements communicated by stores.

*       Deputise for the Branch Merchandiser when required.


What you can expect:

Immerse yourself in a company that takes pride in exceptional customer service, providing fragrance and beauty products tailored to our customers' desires.

At our vibrant workplace in the new state-of-the-art Head Office in Trafford Park, you'll enjoy a competitive salary based on your experience. The office comes equipped with an on-site gym for your convenience. Indulge in the sweet scent of savings with our generous staff discount. As you grow with us, so does your annual leave entitlement. After the probation period, enjoy the luxury of duvet days when you need a break.

Nestled near the recently expanded Metrolink tram route connecting Manchester City Centre to the Trafford Centre, we offer excellent access to public transport.