Assistant Merchandiser

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Are you passionate about the outdoors and eager to make a difference in the industry? Look no further – Alpkit & Sonder, two of the UK's fastest-growing outdoor brands, are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as an Assistant Merchandiser.

About Us

At Alpkit & Sonder, we're dedicated to delivering high-quality outdoor clothing, equipment, and bikes that exceed expectations. With a focus on sustainability and affordability, we empower adventurers worldwide to explore with confidence while minimizing environmental impact. Join us in our mission to inspire and equip outdoor enthusiasts everywhere! Joining our small supply chain team means you'll have the opportunity to make a direct impact. With a focus on Sonder Bikes, you'll play a vital role in the flow of bikes through to our build workshops. You’ll work closely with the rest of the supply chain team to maintain a smooth process. Our supply chain team continually work to minimize our environmental footprint.

Responsibilities

As an Assistant Merchandiser, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our supply chain and merchandising processes. Your responsibilities will include:

- Assessing all orders in our ERP system to ensure accuracy and alignment with expected specifications.

- Assigning and unassigning stock to maintain a steady flow of bikes to our UK Bike Build team.

- Ensuring bikes are scheduled for build and dispatch within our promised timeframe.

- Collaborating with the Sonder customer support team to keep customers informed about their build dates.

- Assisting in the development and placement of purchase orders with suppliers to meet inventory targets.

- Liaising with product development and design teams to ensure alignment on product specifications, pricing, and timelines.

- Providing administrative support to the merchandising team, including data entry, sample management, and supplier communication.

- Conducting competitor analysis and market research to stay informed about industry trends and consumer preferences.

What we’re looking for

To excel in this role, you'll need:

- A degree in Business or related field (preferred but not essential).

- Previous experience in a merchandising or retail environment.

- Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret sales data and trends.

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other relevant software applications.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- Passion for the outdoor industry and knowledge of outdoor equipment, apparel, and bikes.

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.

- Fluent English is a must.

- Flexible, initiative-taking, adaptable and hands on.

About Alpkit

At Alpkit, we believe in investing in our team members and providing opportunities for growth and development. As an Assistant Merchandiser, you'll have the chance to expand your skills and knowledge within the outdoor industry. Whether it's through on-the-job training, mentorship programs, or professional development opportunities, we're committed to helping you reach your full potential and advance in your career. Join us and embark on a journey of continuous learning and personal growth!

Perks of the job

Alpkit discount for you, your family and friends, life insurance, ride to work scheme, enhanced pension contributions, commuting subsidy for those that travel to work in a greener way! As a B Corp, we are proud to be environmentally and sustainability conscious. We’re passionate about our learning culture.

We’re an equal opportunities employer. We value all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, as we truly believe that diversity drives innovation. Express yourself, join our community and help us “Go Nice Places, Do Good Things.”

If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example - she/her, he/him, they/them, etc).

If you think you would like to work in our warehouse, get in touch telling us why you think you’d fit in well at Alpkit along with your CV.

Email; jobs@alpkit.com

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