Merchandise Assistant - Liquor

Location: Buying
Posted on: 02 May 2019


Established in February 1980, Lotte Duty Free is the second largest travel retailer in the world and operates 20 duty free stores, across 11 international airports, in seven international locations, including Australia, USA, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Thailand and Vietnam.


This position is looking after our liquor range and you will be working closely with the Buyer to support them to maximise sales and profit. 

Located in our Australian head office in Abbotsford, your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Work closely with the Buying Team to support the strategic direction of the category
  • Prepare and distribute reports internally and externally
  • Analyse data to provide insight into category performance
  • Organise supplier and internal meetings and participate when required
  • Communication with stores, DCs and suppliers
  • Evaluation and resolution of day to day queries in order to maximise category performance


The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills and ideally have liquor product knowledge. You will be working in a fast-paced busy environment, and must possess the ability to prioritise a heavy workload.

Key requirements include:

  • Strong administrative experience, preferable in a retail environment (but not essential)
  • Advanced Excel skills and proven use of Pivot tables, Vlookups
  • Strong analytical mindset & ability to interpret data
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Knowledge/experience of retail operations
  • High level of numeracy skills
  • Very high level of attention to detail
  • High level of data entry skills
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills

If this sounds like a role that would provide you with a challenge and matches your skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

Please note only candidates that are successful for short listing will be contacted.