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Within Merchandising at Primark, our curious, passionate and intuitive colleagues turn strategic challenges into vast opportunities. This means building the best ranges for diverse customers. It means developing ideas that put us at the cutting-edge of fashion retail. It means driving key behavioural and product analysis that has the potential to maximise our success as a business. And it means leading the way for a new and exciting future – for Primark and for your ever-expanding career.
What makes a successful merchandiser? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
- Customer focused
- Agile and adaptable
- Strategic and commercial mindset
There are opportunities around every corner – for everyone, no matter their experience. Here, we go beyond the everyday to deliver high fashion at low prices – driving exciting projects forward as a diverse team of leaders and learners. This opportunity comes with plenty of autonomy and every voice is valued and respected. We work in amazing open plan spaces, aiding collaboartion and innovation. We seamlessly blend fast-paced thinking with a unique family vibe. And we give you the tools you need to thrive.
We've a great culture, it is incredibly fast paced but that drives opportunity and every function works towards the same goal to drive the business forward. I've made some great friends from my time at Primark, there is a very good social side to the company.
Benefits and Rewards
Healthcare and Wellbeing
With your Healthcare covered by Primark, you can count on us to provide some peace of mind. Our on-site gym, and selection of fitness classes, put your goals within reach. Plus, our social committee is here to bring some fun to the workplace – driving that all-important balance.
Your Day Your Way
Flexible working should be work that fits around you and Primark. It's about using your time in the best way – as long as you hit 37.5 hours a week, you can choose how you work around our 9.30 – 4.30 core hours. We enjoy hybrid working at its best, which is activity driven and agreed as a team. And we even offer early Finish Fridays – where you can finish at 2pm, ready for the weekend!
We'll give you every opportunity to thrive with us at Primark. Through our digital learning platform, you can develop personally and professionally – gaining the skills you need to build a successful career. And you can expect a whole world of support from your managers and leaders, with training and coaching at your fingertips.
Applying from abroad? We offer relocation support to all colleagues. We'll support you with travel to Dublin, temporary accomodation on arrival, and an allowance towards your first month's rent and deposit. We also provide help with your property search and support with school searches if needed.
Enjoy 27 days annual leave with the option to buy an additional five days at the begining of the holiday year. Our holiday year runs from January to December and includes nine paid public holidays.
Our bonus scheme rewards the hard work you put in all year round. So you can enjoy an extra well done as a little thank you from us.
Success is trending at Primark
We’re continuing our global journey and would love for you to come with us. Step into the role of an Assistant Merchandiser on Primark’s Merchandising team and redesign your future from the hub of our city-centre head office. There you will begin your own Primark journey and help deliver our unique brand of retail by ensuring that the right product is in the right place at the right time. Setting yourself up for a bright future in the world of fashion.
What you’ll do as an Assistant Merchandiser
As an AssistantMerchandiser at Primark, you’ll have ownership of your own sections and work with the Merchandising and Buying leadership teams. You’ll develop critical communication and influencing skills on the job and, alongside your Merchandiser, you’ll develop and manage trend-led ranges that surprise and delight our customers. This is your contribution to our commercial competitiveness and to delivering on our value proposition.
While supporting Primark as a global brand, you’ll also gain a deep understanding of our regional customers and use data and analytics to tailor ranges which will deliver for the different customers in all our global markets.
What we’re looking for
An experienced team player who’s worked in a Merchandising, Financial, Analytical or similar role for at least three years.
Commercial awareness - You’ll be given autonomy to deliver your agreed KPI’s, including sales, stock and contribution – driving a commercial and profitable range.
No risky business - Identify and manage any trading risks and advise your team.
Strategically minded - Build a commercial and strategic range which considers regional differences, and allows balance of newness, colour, price and product attributes, relevant to season and grades.
Daily business - Work in partnership with your buying team to ensure the delivery of day-to-day activities – from reporting and stock management, to sales and markdowns. Coach and develop your Trainee Merchandiser, guiding them on each of the activities.
Reporting ace - Manage tools and reports to ensure that we meet our strategic goals, conduct regular trading reviews to maximise sales and give valuable recommendations to your Merchandiser and other teams and departments.
360 views - Develop a deep, broad knowledge of Primark product in multiple product areas, considering factors such as past products and competitor analysis.
Innovator at heart - Seek to drive innovation and use insights to identify future trends, making recommendations on these.
Why work with us?
At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to help achieve our business goals. We believe in acknowledging these efforts with competitive salaries and a rewarding bonus scheme. 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 in‐house 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 that sits above our very first Primark store so you can see the results of your hard work flying off the shelves for yourself.
Flexible working means you can use your time effectively and plan around your schedule. We work within a unique hybrid model here, so your day really works around you. Plus, we’re well equipped for a healthy lifestyle with our own café, canteen, and gym.
Relocating to Dublin
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. Plus, Primark will offer relocation support to ensure your move to Dublin is an easy transition for you.
Does the fast pace and trend-setting world of Primark sound like the place for you? Put your creative, analytical and future-first mind to work. Apply now to join our Merchandising team in Dublin.