Assistant Merchandise Manager

  • Location
    San Jose, California
  • Job type
  • Category
    Retail/Sales - Retail

Adecco is currently assisting a premier ecommerce client in their search for an

Assistant Merchandise Manager

12 months W2 contract

Pay rate: $29.00 per hour

San Jose CA 95125

Our client’s is seeking a talented Merchant Associate to support the handbags & accessories merchant category. The position supports divisional merchandise strategy and helps maximize effectiveness by providing assistance to the merchant and site merchandising teams. This role is a foundational entry level to build fundamental knowledge of retail commerce and site merchandising. The successful candidate will have proven track record for flawless execution and attention to detail. Must be agile, flexible and an innate solution-seeker. Should have background in merchandising and possess general knowledge of online retail. Strong communication and organizational skills at all levels, as this role will be responsible for coordination and follow-up on multiple concurrent projects. This role is unique in that expectations go beyond general execution and extend into independent decision-making, requiring a blend of creative thought balanced by data-driven analysis.


Support and assist handbags & accessories Category Manager to execute end-to-end strategy for on-site merchandising experience
Collaborate with vendors and sellers
Analyze, Execute and Launch Deals or Events
Maintain/track/analyze campaign performance, make recommendations to Site Merchandise for improvement optimization
Calendar management/maintenance with consistent follow-up/status updates to ensure all deadlines met
Identifying process inefficiencies and making recommendations for process improvements in timely manner
Generate multiple reports for the merchant team
Assist in other miscellaneous processes and procedures
Integration of market and competitive landscape, consistently contributing to new ideas


College/University degree
1-2 years of experience in buyer,merchandising or planning
Work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
Strong internal customer focus and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills.
Aptitude for being organized with flexibility to deliver results in a fast-paced environment
Team player able to work effectively across teams, drive for outcomes and communicate context
Proactive individual with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Knowledge in the retail business preferred (E-commerce, retail companies or accessories company in a buyer, merchandising or planning role)
General interest in the business of handbags & accessories
Computer Proficiency - strong experience with Excel (Pivot tables), analysed data, give recommendations, negotiate pricing, and present findings

Interview Process: 1 Phone with the HM, 1 in person with the team

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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