merchandising admin assistant

You’ll be looking at Sales Performance, Intake and DTC Stock levels on a weekly basis as well as being responsible for the accuracy of all our DTC Product Data. You'll be responsible for supporting the DTC Merchandising Team in all product merchandising administrative activities in order to maximise availability, sales and profitability across the DTC channels. You will be a Champion of our new Business Systems. You will play a pivotal role in our future success through testing new processes and platforms as we develop and launch a new merchandising solution to the business.



You will be responsible for Inventory Purchasing. Ensuring that all DTC Contracts are sized and placed on the system accurately and on time, with support and sign off from Line Manager. Managing the Business GTM Critical Path, with particular focus on tracking and intake of product, with a sustained awareness of relevant commercial activities

You will be responsible for Seasonal & Continuity Intake and the movement of stock in and out of the warehouse. This will include:

  • Reviewing the Retail Launch position on a weekly basis and communicating updates to Line Manager.
  • Updating Continuity Trackers and forecasts to validate DTC stock requirements.
  • Liaise with the Supply & Demand Team to ensure availability, specifically Continuity, is maintained at +95%

You will support the Merchandising team with price management. This will include:

  • Reporting on stock position on Seasonal product to inform top-line decision making around full price consolidation & propositions for Outlet transfer.
You will work closely with the Branch Merchandising Stream to ensure all amendments are actioned, and that the Merchandising Calendar is fully updated regarding actioned promotions.

You will support your Line Manager in the production of any resulting analysis required.

You will contribute to the smooth and effective Communication between the Merchandising Streams, the Retail Operations Team and the Supply and Demand team through the following activities:

  • Supplying any relevant product information for the Merchandising Doc Comms and ensuring this section is delivered to Retail Ops on time for publication.
  • Respond to Direct-to-Merchandising store product queries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Support Line Manager in ensuring that the FP&I team are regularly updated with trading specific activities and product launches to ensure product is booked before allocation.

You will support your Team in the production of clear relevant and regular Weekly and Seasonal reporting to all stakeholders

You will play a key role collaborating with the Business Systems Project Team to help implement our new systems within the Merchandising function


It’s never just a job at Dr. Martens. It’s a way of life. We live and breathe our Fundamentals: - INTEGRITY. PROFESSIONAL. PASSIONATE. TEAM PLAYERS. They define who we are and how we get the job done. We believe each role is as unique as the person who does it.

To be our Merchandising Admin Assistant, you will also possess these qualities:

  • Numeracy and analytical skills:

  • Commercially minded, proficient in reading, interpreting and analysing numerical data

  • Competent with Excel & Office programs

  • Clear, effective written and spoken communication skills

  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team & build effective working relationships

  • Experience of working in a project team would be an advantage

  • Well organised with an eye for detail

  • Second European language an advantage

  • Successful experience of working in Retail Shop-Floor, or other public-facing role


Find out more about working for Dr Martens in our Candidate Pack.



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