Assistant Merchandiser

About the Position

The Assistant Merchandiser supports the execution of departmental strategies and business objectives; is responsible for assisting throughout the Product Life Cycle process; and supports the department with any necessary tactical responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Achieve/exceed financial plan by supporting Senior Merchandiser in all facets of managing a successful department
  • Generate and distribute weekly, monthly, and seasonal reports
  • Provide analysis and understanding of current business trends
  • Provide applicable historical information and market research
  • Manage daily Merchandising responsibilities, including: building, editing and maintaining assortment sheets; reconciling and updating receipts; maintaining sample accuracy and handoff; communicating necessary information to Cross-Functional team in a timely manner
  • Prepare all necessary documents and resources for major Product Lifecycle Meetings, including Hindsight, Investment Review, etc.
  • Conduct research on competitive set including pricing, style, and key messaging information
  • Demonstrate awareness of retail landscape
  • Support lead Merchandiser in building assortment
  • Participate on Cross-Functional team and make relevant recommendations to drive results
  • Build relationships with Cross-Functional partners and participate as a solution-oriented team member, contributing to a high performing team
  • Partner with Planning to execute promotional strategies to effectively manage sales, gross margin, and inventory
  • Partner with Sourcing to secure timely flow of delivery
  • Partner with Marketing to deliver accurate mailer/PR look book information

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in fashion-related major
  • 1 year of related experience in Merchandising, or relevant Internships
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical capabilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of retail financial measurements
  • Strong fashion sense, with a sense of brand and client needs
  • Broad-based business acumen with the potential to grow to the Merchant level
  • Ability to be an active listener and take direction
  • Strong self-management and time management skills
  • Detail oriented, with excellent follow-through skills and ability to prioritize
  • Excellent organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • Apply with Adecco

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