Graduate Merchandiser - Beauty

The Hut Group · Competitive · North West England
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THG is one of the world's fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About the Role:

We are looking for passionate and ambitious people who love a challenge. If you're a beauty enthusiast then here's your chance to come and work with over 600 global beauty brands (including our favourites Benefit, L'Oreal and GHD to name just a few!) As a Graduate Merchandiser you will learn all there is to know about merchandising, working alongside our buying and trading teams supporting in the availability of our brands across our core beauty websites (Lookfantastic, SkinStore, Beauty Expert, SkincareRX, Mankind, HQHair).

You will be responsible for:

- Providing seasonal forecasts to optimise sales and profits

- Preparing weekly and monthly sales reports, and interpreting and communicating this information to the team

- Identifying best and worst sellers, patterns in popular styles, sales by channel to help plan the range and appropriately allocate budget to new styles

- Forecasting sales at SKU level, using sales history, lost sales calculations and future business plans to prepare order quantities and ensure stock is ordered in timely fashion, and out of stocks are avoided

- Working closely with warehouse to arrange reporting and resolve stock issues

- Providing data for management accounts and assisting in production of annual budgets

- Checking payments, invoices, delivery notes against packing lists & purchase orders

- Reviewing processes and procedures on an ongoing basis to ensure they are fit for purpose as the business grows

Requirements:

- High calibre graduate with a passion or desire to build a career in Merchandising

- Proficient in Excel

- Analytical mindset

- Work experience/placement years in a Merchandising position would be advantageous

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