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Cotton Traders House
Cotton Traders House Atllamtic Road, Atlantic Street, Altrincham, WA14 5GZ
Competitive salary
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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We have an exciting opportunity to join the Stock Control team as a Trainee Assistant Merchandiser Apprentice, based at our Head Offices in Altrincham.

As a Trainee Assistant Merchandiser you'll report into the Merchandiser, working closely with your team to analyse the product sales and assist with the planning, forecasting and ordering of stock. The role is very much suited to someone who is systematic, precise and analytical.

Here are some of the key tasks that you will be involved in:

· Producing reports to enable the analysis of sales and stock data

· Helping to analyse sales and assist in the planning of new ranges

· Raising orders and managing them into the business by liaising with our suppliers

· Investigating data inaccuracies and problem solving where issues arise

· Providing support to the Merchandiser where required

· Working closely with the Buying, Technology, Marketing and Creative teams

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

· Strong numeracy and literacy skills given the analytical nature of the role

· Previous experience of Microsoft Excel

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Personal qualities

  • You're super-curious about pretty much everything, with an analytical mind and organised thinker
  • It should go without saying that you're happy with numbers, great with detail, and have a good, intuitive feel for the commercial world
  • You're excited about fashion, keen to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment, with the resilience and drive to back it up when the going gets tough

Desired qualifications

  • You'll also need to have GCSEs in Mathsand English (grade C/4 or higher)

Future prospects

  • Depending on the performance of the candidate and company vacancies, there may be a roleteam

Things to consider

What's in it for you?

We offer excellent benefits that help make Cotton Traders a great place to work. These include:

· 25 days holiday rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays

· Holiday purchase scheme

· 50% staff discount

· Employee Assistant Programme

· Health cash plan

· Long service awards

· Pension scheme

· Flexible working culture
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