12 Skills of a Merchandiser | Texhour
The merchandiser is the most responsible person in the apparel industry. As the merchandiser had the responsibility of managing the order he should have very good leadership skills.
12 Skills of a Merchandiser :
Be a professional
Production and export knowledge
Multi linguistics skill (multi-language).
Some of them are explained below:
1. Be a professional:
The merchandiser is the most responsible person in the apparel industry. The merchandise should be neatly dressed, gentle gestures and his words must be positive.
2. Leadership skills:
As the merchandiser had the responsibility of managing the order he should have very good leadership skills. Able to guide, motivate and control his team very effectively. The merchandiser's team will able to lead the process even in the absence of merchandiser.
3. Situational adoption:
The Merchandiser should have a strong mental attitude and ability to work under high pressure. If there is any issue in the sourcing department or Production department or purchasing department the Merchandise has to carry the risk of handling and solving the issue.
4. Team worker:
Teamwork is very much essential for leading companies. The merchandiser should have an attitude of working with assistance and other departments like production, sourcing, and purchasing.
5. Multi linguistics skill:
The good thing about a merchandiser is multi-talented person and had knowledge of multiple languages because in their career they have to deal with many buyers in different countries. Email communication and computer applications are also must for the merchandisers.