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Merchandising Assistant – Biggleswade

Merchandising Assistant, creative/marketing background, Biggleswade, to £24,000

Our client, a leading business in their sector, have a need for a Merchandising Assistant, due to internal promotion, to join the team at their offices near Biggleswade.

Your key Responsibilities as the Merchandising Assistant will include, but not be limited to:

Assisting the category team on all new product development. This includes;

  • Market research
  • Product briefs and NPD
  • Packaging artwork and development
  • Photography and marketing literature
  • Working on both standard brand and own label branded projects, including sample management, specification sheets and customer liaison (on own label).
  • Working with the technical team on instructions and product care guides.
  • Liaising with China team on product information, and where necessary customer shipment updates.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the Product Information Management (PIM), and ensuring information included in all sales literature is consistent with the master costing sheet (MCS) and PIM.
  • Assistance in maintaining and updating showrooms.
  •  Assisting at trade shows (usually once or twice a year), which will require nights spent away from home.
  • Any other tasks as reasonably requested by the Line Manager or Director

The successful Merchandising assistant will be keen, enthusiastic with a creative flair. Would suit someone coming out of a retail setting. If you have strong administration skills with experience using Word & Excel that would be an advantage.

Job Reference: 16819
Salary: £24,000
Location: Hertfordshire
Type: Permanent
CALL: 01604 876 330
Consultant: Emma Dawson
Last Updated: 16/06/2022