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Merchandising Administration Assistant

Posted 15 February by New Look Retailers Ltd Ended

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.

Do you love problem solving and are you analytical? Love fashion? Are you a strategic thinker? Do you want to work in a fast pace team environment in the fashion  industry?  As a Merchandise Admin Assistant, you will provide effective administration support for the Merchandising team and assist with the planning and development of the department. You will help the merchandising department to ensure we are delivering trends in the right amount, at the right place and at the right time.

As a Merchandise Admin Assistant YOU’LL GIVE :

Intake Management: Day to day management of intake and relationship with supplier to ensure goods are delivered on time, QC issues are dealt with in a timely manner, slippage is communicated to all interested parties and compliance charges are followed through.

PO maintenance: Responsible for weekly UDA management ensuring all company UDA’s / Dashboards are kept up to date and department profit blocks, MDO and Q coding is correct.

Sizing: is able to use Ratio Pro and complete ratio on orders under guidance of AM, ensuring correct ratio is purchased to optimise sales, also able to make suggestions to Merchandiser

Reporting: responsible for producing daily sales and feedback to team, reviewing sales figures and advising Merchandiser of appropriate actions, including repeat buying/increasing commitment, extending product further down the chain, increasing replenishment to best performing stores, also able to produce ad hoc reports to support Merchandiser and AM

Distribution: Has responsibility for relationship with Optimiser, ensuring they are updated with delivery changes and manages distribution plan alongside Optimiser to potentialise sales and manage risk, reporting back to Merchandiser and Assistant Merchandiser.


The ability to accurately analyse numerical data

Excellent problem solving skills – the ability to ask the correct questions and recommend solutions

Commercially minded


Work well within a team

Retail experience, fast-fashion preferred

Educated to Degree level or equivalent

Computer literate (MS Office, in particular Excel, and ideally Business Objects)


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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