Assistant Merchandiser (Formal Tops) - Dorothy Perkins


Who we are:

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.

We already know a thing or two about making our customer feel great but that doesn’t stop us constantly looking for new ways to drive the business forwards. Dorothy Perkins is full of passionate people who like to work hard and love what they do and we are always on the lookout for talented people who want to make a difference.

As well as our Retail and Digital channels, our International presence continues to grow with our Wholesale and Franchise partnerships - If you want to be part of our dynamic, global business.

The Role:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Merchandiser to join our Merchandising team here at Dorothy Perkins. 



Day to Day:

  • Support the Merchandiser on the day to day running of the department
  • Contribute to establishing & delivering the strategy for the dept. through detailed analysis, identifying patterns and making commercial recommendations
  • Under the guidance of the Merchandiser, set up and review IF cards and re-forecast and re-phase intake accordingly in line with company stock targets
  • Supporting the merchandiser and buyer for product sign offs to directors with thorough and detailed analysis
  • Monitor department sales, both at line and store performance, to identify & recommend profit opportunities and to minimise markdown
  • Manage both a landed and FOB supply base for stock delivery, the distribution and the supply chain of the product to maximise profit
  • Manage and oversee the development the Merchandise Administration Assistant

Must Haves:

  • Excellent communication skills and influencing skills
  • Ability to take accountability and deputise in the Merchandisers absence
  • Commercial aptitude and systems knowledge
  • Coaching skills to develop others i.e. the MAA
  • A proactive approach to work and the initiative to resolve issues that may arise
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage time effectively in order to meet deadlines

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.