Assistant Merchandiser in Urmston

Location: Urmston
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Regatta Professional
Job Hours: Full-time

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Are you an Excel whizz, who is highly analytical and driven by the data?

Do you want a role with autonomy to make key, sound commercial decisions with confidence in the absence of your Merchandiser?

Looking for the next step in your Merchandising career, where you can contribute towards company profitability and produce strategic seasonal range plans?

If you answered yes to the above, then we have an exciting opportunity you’d like to hear about for an Assistant Merchandiser  to join our Merchandising  team.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring we have the right stock in store, at the right time at the right price.

You will be analytical and provide business critical data to help forecast trends, plan stock levels and monitor store performance. Whilst supporting the Merchandiser to provide day-to-day management of stock in store.

A full Job Description can be found attached to the advert on our careers page.

Our future Assistant Merchandiser will have the following:

  • Previous experience within a similar role or at Senior Allocator level
  • The ability to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and have solid experience of building ‘Great Relationships’ and evidence of a ‘Can Do’ approach to problem solving
  • This is a highly analytical data driven role. You must have a high interest in working with detail and very comfortable working with numbers and formula
  • Professionally you should be confident to make sound commercial decisions in the absence of your Merchandiser
  • Education to GCSE level or equivalent including a Grade C GCSE Maths.
  • Qualifications in retail, purchasing & supply chain management or other relevant subjects such as business, marketing, mathematics, statistics, operational research, can be advantageous
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills particularly Excel skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills
  • Ability to follow up and follow-thru
  • Team oriented attitude
  • Quick Learner
  • Detail oriented and able recognise misses and oversights
  • What we offer you

    In addition to a competitive salary, this role comes with an extensive benefits package which includes: 

  • Discretionary profit share bonus
  • Pension
  • Staff discounts
  • Access to company benefits website
  • 24 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • An extra day of annual leave for every 3 years service up to an additional 3
  • Birthday hours
  • Company walks
  • State of the art Head Office
  • A paid day off for volunteering
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised canteen and Starbucks
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fitness suite with options including Yoga and Bootcamp classes
  • Shower facilities including hairdryers and GHD straighteners
  • Our Regatta Family:

    The Regatta Group supplies quality outdoor clothing and accessories through our 3 great brands - Regatta, Craghoppers and Dare2b - whether exploring the Amazon rainforest, walking your dog in the local park or cycling the Tour de France, we have what you need.

    People love being part of our Regatta family - and we have the employee engagement results to prove it. In every team, you’ll find people as diverse as the customers who love wearing our products. It’s a friendly, supportive family business – a place where bakers, dog walkers, book worms, students, parents, travellers, movie buffs, foodies, festival goers, musicians and more come together to create experiences consumers really appreciate.

    The thing we all have in common though, is that we share the same core values of Great Relationships and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

    Our investment in the environment:

    Sustainability is at the core of everything we do, and you will have the opportunity to support our Group wide sustainability committee and put ideas into action and really make a difference to the world we live in!

    If you like the sound of all the above, think ‘This could be me!’, have an optimistic can-do approach, and want to join our fabulous team here in our state of the art offices opposite the Trafford Centre, please don’t hesitate to “Apply Now ”!

    About Regatta Professional

    Regatta is a family owned company based in Manchester that prides itself on providing value for money clothing for any outdoor environment. With an unparalleled reputation in the outdoor clothing market and knowledge and skills learned from decades of steady growth, Regatta Professional is uniquely positioned to supply the promotional and corporate wear industry with outdoor uniforms and apparel.

    From waterproof jackets to safety footwear, the Regatta range is guaranteed to protect and look stylish in equal measure. With fabrics and product concepts used in the Regatta retail range providing the lead in terms of design and technicality, the Regatta Promotional and Corporate range brings high street style to the commercial market.

    The company has been trading in quality waterproof clothing for over 50 years but launched the Regatta brand 30 years ago, with a small but very successful range of waterproofs. In the intervening years, the brand has expanded into other product areas to offer a complete range for the outdoor user. Using simple values of quality, value, style and service, Regatta continues to grow and expand into Europe.

    With a fantastic reputation for quality and value, the Regatta consumer base has grown consistently with more and more customers happy with the look and performance of the entire range.

    The key to Regatta’s reputation still lies in the performance of the range. Using trademarked Regatta fabrics such as Isotex, Hydrafort and Symmetry, the products continue to offer fantastic protective qualities.

    Regatta has acted strongly to ensure all their products are manufactured to high ethical standards. Using third party independent audits of suppliers and with a solid ethical trading policy (available at, Regatta aims to ensure that every element of their business is run in a socially responsible manner.

    To request a brochure or stockist information, please call 0161 749 1333 or email [email protected]

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