Here at Primark we have seen many accountancy/finance professionals transfer their skills to a merchandising role. Are you highly analytical and numerical with a strong commercial mind-set?
Read more and see if this might be for you.
Better Looking Business
It’s an exciting time to join us as an Assistant Merchandiser on Primark’s global Buying and Merchandising team. Primark is stronger than ever, and our city‐centre Head Office is where you can play your part in shaping a better looking business. A business that’s bringing ethical fashion and high‐profile brand partnerships together, to share the latest trends with the world.
Life as an Assistant Merchandiser
Do you have several years of merchandising experience and a knack for Maths and English? Maybe you’re already a talented merchandiser working in retail? Or a finance professional looking to transfer your skills?
This is your opportunity to grow your career and take on management responsibilities at Primark Dublin City Centre.
In a competitive industry, we’re the growing business you can’t hold back. Right now, we’re expanding across Europe, the UK, and the US. So, not only will it be your job to influence which clothes we sell in different regions, there may be exciting opportunities to travel.
What we’re looking for
An experienced candidate with knowledge of fashion and the ability to stay on top of things in a fast paced environment
Some of your key responsibilities would include:
An eye for detail - In addition to normal Assistant Merchandiser stuff, you’ll be responsible for meeting KPIs, hitting budgets, and a couple of strategic roles, including assisting in the WSSI stock forecasting process.
Precision problem solving - Your mathematical mind will help you maintain accurate records, report discrepancies, and make key trading decisions to increase sales and profit.
Range awareness - In collaboration with the Buying team, you’ll be building the range by advising on option plans and budgets for the year ahead.
Communication skills - You’ll assist in the training of new Assistant Merchandisers and Administrators, and manage Trainee Merchandisers to help grow their career.
Access to leadership - You’ll always have the opportunity to present to senior stakeholders in weekly trade and sign-off meetings.
Why work with us?
At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to achieve our business goals. Having a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme is our way of acknowledging this. We'll also provide you with a progressive career path, because clear advancement is what we’re all about at Primark. We’re always open when talking about your development and we offer lots of training – whether it’s inhouse or sending you on courses. We’re big believers in rewarding hard work, which is easier to achieve with our teams being so close and forever willing to help out.
There’s a lively culture here, and it’s easy to get to know each other in a truly warm atmosphere. A buzzing hub of activity, our Dublin Head Office is an innovatively designed space above the original Penney’s store – so you can see the results of your hard work flying off the shelves for yourself. And we offer relocation support to ensure that you settle into your new home/environment.
Flexible working means you can use your time effectively and plan around your schedule. Plus, we’re well equipped for a healthy lifestyle with our own café, canteen, and gym.
We’re building a truly global team in Dublin. You’ll find many reasons to relocate besides the career opportunity. Dublin is a friendly, vibrant, cosmopolitan city that has attracted businesses and people from all over the word. The social scene is legendary, and there’s lots going on if music, the arts or sport is your thing. The beautiful Irish countryside and coastline are on the doorstep too.
Can you forecast fabulous trends, build sustainable partnerships and shape the world of a better looking business? Discover a global role that’s well worth relocating for. Join our Buying and Merchandising team in Dublin.