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StitchFix // online fashion retailer
 
London, UK    Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2021
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE ROLE

As an Assistant Merchandiser at Stitch Fix UK, you will be responsible for assisting the Merchandising team in growing the total apparel & accessories business. We currently have multiple positions available across both our Branded & Own Brand teams. Regardless of which team you join, you will assist in developing & executing inventory & assortment plans based on client feedback & preferences to deliver financial goals & business strategies. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starting, sharply analytical problem solver with proven merchandising acumen & the ability to learn new ways of working. 

You will report to one of our talented Merchandisers & have exposure to our Director of Buying & Merchandising, as well as other senior level members of our team. These opportunities will be based out of our UK headquarters in London.

YOU'RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS ROLE BECAUSE YOU WILL:

  • 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 action 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
  • Have ongoing cross-functional collaboration with Operations, Marketing, Styling, Analytics, Engineering & Finance teams
  • Support the Buying team with analysis & insight in order to execute vendor strategies

WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT YOU BECAUSE:

  • You have a university degree with 2+ years of work experience in Merchandising & some previous experience at Assistant Merchandiser level
  • You are systems-savvy, especially proficient with Microsoft Office, & comfortable using Excel to manipulate large data sets
  • You are eager to work for a growing, innovative retailer & appreciate an all hands on deck working environment
  • You have demonstrated an ability to solve problems using creative & analytical thinking & a solutions-oriented approach
  • You are extremely detail oriented, organised & love to establish/improve processes
  • You possess excellent communication skills & are comfortable working with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds, including vendors, brands & other external groups
  • You are able to manage your time & prioritise so you can handle a wide range of tasks & assignments in a deadline-oriented environment
  • You are flexible & maintain a can-do attitude when unanticipated challenges or shifting priorities arise
  • You are excited about your personal & professional development, seeking out & responding to feedback that will help you grow & succeed
  • You are able to work out of our office in London (once current work from home environment ends & it is safe to return to the office)
  • Above all else, you are Bright, Kind & Motivated by Challenges

Why you'll love working at Stitch Fix...

  • 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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