Overview:

The Assistant Merchandiser is responsible for providing organizational support to the Merchandising team and partnering with their Merchandiser on the running of the day-to-day business. The Assistant Merchandiser leverages organizational & analytical skills, as well an eye for relevant trends, to support the brand and the achievement of financial goals. They supports our omnichannel business, maintaining a 360 degree view of our store and ecommerce channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Possess knowledge of overall department to be able to provide team members with all requested information.
  • Analyze and identify best and slow sellers by generating selling reports; review with team to determine how information should be interpreted and reacted to.
  • Demonstrate awareness of competitor landscape, trends, and our target customer by researching and competitor shopping.
  • Manage sample process; ensure samples are organized and categorized appropriately.
  • Participate in milestone meetings; recap, prioritize action items from meetings and follow up as needed.
  • Update and monitor on-order and shipping reports; surface any issues and provide potential solutions to manager and cross-functional team.
  • Anticipate department needs for milestone meetings each season.
  • Understand the different roles of the cross-functional team and how they relate to the Merchandising role, and foster relationships to efficiently drive collaboration.
  • Complete data entry for day-to-day product management.
  • Filter information to draw inferences, create solutions, and adjust strategies to maximize the business and drive the merchandising process forward.
  • Proactively seek out new opportunities to grow the business and further personal & professional development.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to develop relationships at all levels and work in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to think analytically and grasp retail math concepts.
  • Understanding of the teen market and Aero customer.
  • Commitment to learning and continuous development.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Process-oriented mindset with creative problem solving ability.
  • Must be able to learn new system.

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