As a Merchandiser you will be working closely with our Merchandise Managers and Head of Merchandising to support the growth of one of our most profitable and high-profile departments here at Pretty Little Thing. We are looking for a candidate already operating at Merchandiser level within a similar fast paced retail business.

When you’re not busy planning and managing stock levels, you’ll also be looking after intake and focusing on sales performance. You’ll be part of the go-to team for many other business areas, because we’re online-only you’ll be able to act fast and see the impact of your decisions in hours across a global platform.


In Merchandising, we live and breathe data, trends and fashion. Our vision is clear: we want to be the global market leader, always first to market. We push boundaries and never get stuck in old habits. Without us, the Group wouldn’t be able to keep up with stock levels and demand. Our customers want their wardrobe to be on-trend, and they want it now, so we work with Buying to analyse performance, predict what customers want and what will sell and then make it happen.

At PrettyLittleThing, we’ve got massive ambition. To reach and then surpass our goals. This is why we’re on the lookout for like-minded people who are passionate about making big things happen. If you’re analytical and driven, PrettyLittleThing is the perfect environment for you.


  • Responsibility for the WSSI, driving out key findings based on performance. Reviewing consistently in line with trading performance.
  • Planning of budgets by category, option count, and depth of buy based on the overall business and financial goals of the company.
  • Review sales forecasts based on performance, and action re-forecasts.
  • Analyse and monitor best and worst sellers and makes informed recommendations for action as well as recommends promotions and re buys as necessary- making an active impact to the brand.
  • Monitors and maintains buying margin and gross profit margins as requested.
  • Making active recommendations to the business via Head of Merchandising as appropriate.
  • Ensures productive relationship between merchandising/buying functions and all other business areas to ensure goals achieved- we are all one big team; collaboration is key.
  • Demonstrates a strong level of commercial awareness which considers customer profile, competitor activity and developments with the wider marketplace.
  • Drives team development through regular catch ups and reviews.


To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It’s relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty – you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We’re always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles.


  • Experience working at Merchandiser level in a likeminded fast-paced retail business.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify key market product trends and emerging opportunities in line with the customer profile.
  • Comfortable in presenting and communicating to senior management.
  • Experience in leading and developing junior team members, to grow a successful leader of the future.
  • Good organisational and planning skills and ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel ability.


We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Company share scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Free gym membership and classes daily including yoga, PT classes and sound relaxation
  • Employee assistance programme including 24-hour confidential helpline
  • 40% discount across 4 brands, 20% discount on Debenhams
  • Learning and development support and opportunities both internally and externally
  • Payday drinks monthly and ad hoc events throughout the year
  • As well as the great perks and benefits listed above upon joining you will also have access to several flexible benefits on our Reward Platform “Beyond” such as cycle to work, healthcare cash plan and technology loans

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