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Job Title/Vacancy Reference

Trainee Merchandiser


Leicester - Enderby

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location.

Closing Date



£21017 p/a

Standard Hours

36 hours


In addition to a competitive salary the benefits shown below are typically offered for a job at this level. The exact benefits an individual is entitled to will vary depending on their competency level and/or contract type, therefore some or all of the benefits may not apply.

Bonus Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
Life Assurance
On-site Nursery
Pension Scheme
ShareSave Scheme
Staff Discount


About the team

Maximise profit during the season, ensuring the product is in right place at the right time, in the right quantity, at the right price.

About the role
You will:

·         Analyse historical sales to assist in the range building process.

·         Manage and negotiate deliveries, working with suppliers from Europe to the Far East

·         Review weekly sales to help manage stock levels across both Retail and Directory

·         Accurately update key merchandising systems


About you:


·         You are organised and can effectively manage and prioritise a wide range of tasks.

·         A great communicator, you will build excellent relationships both internally and externally.

·         You’re able to interpret data and make suggestions to your Merchandiser.

·         You thrive in a fast paced, busy environment and love it when the day just passes in a blur

·         Approachable and at your best in a team environment.

·         Experienced user of Microsoft Excel

·         Highly numerate


A Little About Us

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 40,000 people across the UK and Eire. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion and Homewares retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 550 stores, plus the Next Directory and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!