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StitchFix // online fashion retailer
London, UK    Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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As an Assistant Merchandiser at Stitch Fix UK, you will be responsible for assisting the Merchandising team in growing the total apparel & accessories business. You will assist in developing & executing inventory & assortment plans based on client feedback & preferences to deliver financial goals & business strategies. You will report to one of our talented Merchandisers & have exposure to our Director of Merchandising & Allocation as well as other senior level members of our team. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starting, sharply analytical problem-solver with proven merchandising acumen & the ability to adapt to the Stitch Fix business model. You will be based out of our UK headquarters in London.


  • Generate & maintain weekly merchandising dashboard of key business performance metrics & highlight key findings to the team
  • Work directly with merchandiser(s) on building new reports & merchandise analytics
  • Create buy plans for core styles & track sales performance to recommend inventory flow
  • Ensure appropriate coverage & inventory levels in basic & seasonal basic SKUs
  • Find opportunities to balance inventory by size
  • Assist in managing the financial plan of a class/business group
  • Analyse historical & current trends to identify risks & opportunities & partner with merchandiser to develop actions plans to achieve department goals
  • Recap in-season actualised sales & inventory KPIs to plan & forecast
  • Participate in development of pre-season strategy with merchandiser & buying team
  • Present in trade & sign-off meetings
  • Partner with the Buying team to manage liabilities with clearance & markdown strategy & execution
  • Partner with brands & suppliers to ensure delivery compliance
  • Cross-functional collaboration with Operations, Marketing, Styling, Analytics, Engineering & Finance teams


  • You have a university degree with 2+ years of work experience in merchandising/allocation/inventory management
  • You are well-versed in MS Office, Excel savvy & comfortable manipulating large data sets
  • You have had some exposure to SQL; this is not essential but would be a positive
  • You have strong problem solving & analytical skills
  • You are passionate about the retail industry
  • You are smart, driven & excited to learn new things
  • You are comfortable in a start-up environment with an "all hands on deck" mentality
  • You can work independently as well as part of a team
  • You communicate well within a team & cross-functionally
  • You have excellent written & verbal skills
  • You are polished & comfortable working with vendors, factors & other external groups
  • You are hard-working & solution-oriented
  • You are flexible & can multi-task under pressure


  • We are a group of bright & kind people who are motivated by challenge. You can be your authentic self here, & are empowered to encourage others to do the same!
  • We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech & fashion, redefining retail for the next generation
  • We are a technologically & data-driven business
  • We are committed to our clients & connected through our vision of Transforming the way people find what they love
  • We love solving problems, thinking creatively & trying new things
  • We believe in autonomy & taking initiative
  • We are challenged, developed & have meaningful impact
  • We take what we do seriously. We dont take ourselves seriously
  • We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas
  • We offer competitive compensation packages & comprehensive health benefits
  • You will be proud to say that you work for Stitch Fix & will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day

About Stitch Fix

At Stitch Fix, were about personal styling for everybody & we believe in both a service & a workplace where you can be your best, most authentic self. Were the first fashion retailer to combine technology & data science with the human instinct of a Stylist to deliver a deeply personalized shopping experience. This novel juxtaposition attracts a highly diverse group of talented people who are both thinkers & doers. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers & a successful, growing business serving millions of men, women, & kids. We believe we are only scratching the surface on our opportunity, & were looking for incredible people like you to help us carry on that trend.

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