Merchandising Specialist


This role is responsible for maximising the profitability of the Turkey Market FR and KA Channel by managing the budgeting, sales, terminal stock for the agreed merchandise group. It will build credible ranges and ensure the business buys the right product in the right quantities and size ratios for the varied local markets.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of key strategic priorities in line with the company and the Lead Market Merchandising Framework
  • Be responsible for the buying process of FR channel and for the inseason trading of KA consignment channel
  • Build assortments for Franchisee customers to give guidance on key commercial and brand-focus moments
  • Support  franchise sales team and customers  in building the purchase plan by preparing a detailed analysis on previous buys both before and during the sell-in meetings
  • Give guidance to and align with FR team on door clustering and grading
  • Be responsible for allocation of specific product groups aligned with CTC team
  • Prepare monthly performance reports for FR business
  • Prepare and analyse key merchandising reports for KA consignment channel on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare the initial allocations on store level prior to each season for KA doors
  • Follow-uo the seasonal shipments
  • Follow-up the product performance and give feedback to KA sales team
  • In-season and stock management of KA doors incl. campaigns, slowmover management and EOSS
  • Store visits as needed and advised by the business (expected ratio office/travel is 80%/20%).
  • Other duties as requested by your manager.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for two different merchandising processes for two different channels
  • Strong communication with CTC and Sales teams


Requisite Education and Experience:

  • University degree in business, engineering ideally with marketing and sales focus or equivalent professional experience
  • Merchandising Experience:1- 2 years
  • Advanced user of MS Office suite of products, advanced Excel Skills.
  • Advanced English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Structured, organized and process orientated
  • Attention to detail as error in analysis will have crucial impact to business
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and under pressure
  • Geographically mobile

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Job Title:  Merchandising Specialist

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Istanbul
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  34
Country/Region:  TR
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  336528
Date:  Jun 7, 2021