Merchandising Administration Assistant

Posted 15 January by New Look Retailers Ltd

Every person makes New Look the incredible place it is to work, and together, we’re unstoppable. Within our buzzing environment all our talented people work hard but we ensure some fun is thrown in too! We are entering a bold and brave new phase and we’re striving to be a fashion brand with attitude. Fashion is personal and we want everyone to celebrate self-expression, helping our customers to look good, feel great and express themselves with fashion. At New Look, the only rule is that there are no rules and we want people who can make a difference, think big, think brave and aren’t afraid to make mistakes.

An exciting Merchandising Admin Assistant opportunity has arisen on our Wholesale department here at the New Look head office in Central London. Your key responsibilities will be to provide effective administration support for the Wholesale team and to assist with the planning and development of the department. You will liaise with the Buying, Merchandising and Design teams as well as the Wholesale Partner and communicate regularly with the DC to ensure the delivery schedule is kept to.


Intake Management: Day to day management of intake and relationship with BMD teams, Distribution Centre and Wholesale partner to ensure goods are delivered on time, slippage is communicated to all interested parties and compliance issues are resolved.

PO maintenance: Maintaining close contact with the Wholesale buying team and Wholesale partner to ensure that all impacts on delivery dates are communicated or resolved.

Critical Path Management:- Managing and taking ownership of critical path, updating the partners with any changes and amendments. Covering key management of POs from both New Look and the Wholesale partner.

Reporting: - Able to assist Wholesale Assistant, where necessary, with all reporting requirements.

Delivery: - Be a single point of contact between New Look and Wholesale Partner to facilitate and manage the delivery process.


Proficient in Microsoft Office e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook

Numerical & Analytical

Good team player

Educated to college level

Have a proactive approach to work

Possess an interest in Retail and the retail market

Good time management

Great communication skills


As well as the opportunity for great career progression, there is everything from bonus schemes to season ticket loans that will make life a little bit easier for you - including a huge staff discount of 40%, holiday days and access to our New Look Rewards which include some amazing discounts across a number of different businesses.

We understand that a Rock Star lifestyle isn’t a 9am -5:30pm thing…  so we are open to talk about flexible working! No promises but let’s have the chat and see what we can do! Not to mention our 4pm Friday finishes and (monthly free bars), what more could you want?

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