Assistant Merchandiser /

Assistant Buyer

Job Description – Assistant Merchandiser/ Assistant Buyer

Full Time (to include weekends)

To deliver an inspirational shopping experience for our customers within our Garden Centre. We are looking for a merchandiser who aims to create a store experience that appeals to our customers. He/she will focus on how to set up items within the store. The goal for our merchandiser is to meet the needs of the customers while increasing sales for the business. In addition, he/she will be building up and learning how to buy carefully selected items for the store. He/she will learn and assist the senior buyer looking at the product trends to decide what customers might want to buy. He/she will assist the senior buyer to decide on products with sales reps discussing products that are ideal for our store and then following up on those orders and tracking the merchandise as it is shipped from the supplier. He/she will learn about analysis of the stock system and best sellers ensuring that commercial and seasonal products are planned. He/she is always expected to represent the company in a positive and supportive manner

Personal Specification:

Previous experience in a similar role within the retail sector, however, attitude and commitment will be a large consideration for this role.

An understanding of merchandising showing own initiative and visual awareness but also a willingness to learn and progress.

Ability to work well within a team, communicating effectively and provide outstanding customer services.

Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Demonstrate good commercial awareness.

Attention to detail.

The successful candidate will be a confident, strong communicator with the ability to organise, prioritise and problem solve under pressure.

An ambassador of our company values and vision

Why join us?

For our working environment – our centre offers beautiful surroundings

For the people – working for us is all about passion, and we love it when our people get creative, muck in and have fun too.

Exciting opportunities to join the team and travel to buy the latest trends on offer

Be part of business that is part of a local landscape and offers shoppers a great retail experience

We award extra responsibilities and promotions for aspiring team members

Your pay will be dependent on your experience.

To apply, please send your covering letter and CV by email to kirktowngardencentre@gmail.com or alternatively in writing to David Shaich, Kirktown Garden Centre, Fetteresso, Stonehaven. AB39 3UP

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