Global Merchandise Coordinator

Salary: £20,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: South East

Reference: 29241-jr

Expiration date: 12 July 2018

Job Purpose To assist in the preparation and execution of merchandise in global brand centres and events. Ensure stock is accurately recorded and controlled using the EPOS system.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the store at Gaydon is replenished with stock and looks presentable at all times. Manage the EPOS system.
  • Perform regular stock takes
  • Collect and book in stock, raise part numbers for new stock, register on the EPOS system
  • Provide a monthly financial report on the profit and loss success for Gaydon Store and all other global brand centres, pop up stores and events
  • Analyse consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
  • Regularly reviewing performance indicators
  • Assist in managing plans for stock levels
  • Reacting to changes in demand and logistics
  • Liaising with other departments within the organisation to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner
  • Assist in the preparation of global events and attending, when required
  • Liaising with shop/warehouse personnel to ensure supply meets demand
  • Obtaining feedback from customers, dealers and management and implementing action plans
  • Report on and implement improvements to the merchandise process
  • Supporting ad hoc requirements and projects for the Merchandise/Sponsorship team as required

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Senior Business or Marketing qualification, degree or otherwise
  • Retail or other similar training and qualifications
  • Experience in retail/consumer goods management
  • Managed similar cross function roles across different departments successfully
  • Previous knowledge and experience of developing Marketing/PR plans and using experts for all areas of marketing and PR disciplines
  • Demonstrate ability to implement and measure ROI on stock spend plans
  • Working knowledge of MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lead Management, campaign systems.
  • Project management, dealer & cross functional influencing skills
  • Previous knowledge and experience of leading cross functional teams within the luxury/retail sales sector
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills, - able to influence/counter argue senior management & dealers
  • Knowledge of marketing best practices
  • Developing project management skills
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Previous experience of coordinating agencies & external third parties
  • The capability and commercial awareness to identify opportunities to improve conversion, retention and repurchase rates
  • Possess the drive and passion to positively affect culture change and gain buy-in of all stakeholder groups
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive and flexible approach to a constantly developing environment
  • Capable of working as a part of a small team and to work cross functionally to deliver goals