Profile Assistant Merchandiser (Mat Cover)- Dorothy Perkins & Burton


Who we are:

Dorothy Perkins

Fashion isn’t just what we know, it’s what we love. With signature prints, seasonal must haves, wardrobe essentials and pieces for every occasion, our collections are exciting, feminine, versatile and affordable. Dorothy Perkins is for every woman: our clothes come in sizes 6 to 28 with dedicated Tall, Petite, Plus Size and Maternity collections, all with a focus on a feminine, flattering fit. With an extensive selection of shoes, boots, bags and accessories, you can find the perfect finishing touches at DP. Plus, with weekly in-store updates and daily online drops, there’s always something new to discover.


As our founder Montague Burton once said: “Good clothes develop a man's self-respect”. And through hard work, dedication and a focus on innovation, Burton Menswear strives to deliver quality in every aspect of our business.

Montague Burton opened our first store in 1904 and his cool head, warm hearted approach is key to our success. Handsome, uncomplicated, considered and friendly we are a man-thinking brand who put the customer at the heart of everything we do.

The Role:

We currently have two vacancies within our Profile team: one working on Dorothy Perkins and one working on Burton. The purpose of the role is to support the Profile Manager to optimise the range for a UK Retail Profile delivering the Brand strategy to drive LFL growth and improve sales density within the Retail chain. Provide in-depth analytical support, conduct store visits and competitor analysis and use commercial acumen to potentialise sales and profit opportunities.

Day to Day:

  • In depth analysis of product performance to identify sales opportunities and risks for Profiles responsible for; benchmark against rest of DP retail
  • Monitor Stock Levels vs target, Cover, and LFL changes and make recommendations to Profile Manager/ B&M Teams
  • Review branch performance & identify sales opportunities & risks. Work with Profile Manager to create action plans for over and under achieving stores drive density and Profit.
  • Regular store visits to gather market intelligence and competitor analysis and use to influence Profile Strategy
  • Monitor and analyse Trials; compile conclusions and recommendations for the Brand
  • Awareness of store grading and tiering system. Make recommendations for tier changes during the trading season. Influence the store tiering for the Season/Year ahead.

Must Haves:

  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills (at all levels and across functions)
  • Experience of working in a fast paced merchandising/planning role
  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • Attention to Detail
  • Flexibility to travel and spend time in the field
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Commercial Acumen

The exciting Part

  • Early finish Fridays during Summer!
  • 25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
  • Stunning London offices with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
  • Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
  • Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
  • Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
  • Events to support our diverse range of charities

We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do.