Merchandise Planner

Job title: Merchandise Planner
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Brooklyn
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 425867
Contact name: Amelia Bitton
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Ecommerce Website with all the MIUST have fashion for the season is seeking a Freelance Merchandise Planner to work with a great team. .
This is a temporary position for a 6+ month assignment, working full time hours.

Merchandise Planner Job Description:
  • The Planner will support the Merchandise planning team maintain seasonal financial projections and strategies 
  • Manage and maintain pre/in season financial and code plans at the OTB category level
  • Complete monthly OTB process by analyzing performance and reforecasting all OTB elements by category
  • Ensure financial objectives align with company strategy (revenue, margin, returns, cancels, inventory levels)
  • Identify opportunities and risks through analysis and reporting
  •  Partner with Merchandising teams to develop and validate bottoms up plans
  • Monitor merchandise inventory positions to maximize sales, profitability and achieve operational objectives
  • Drive process innovation and improvement
  • Manage liability through developing plans for markdown cadence (inventory, ST% projection, and pricing)
  • Complete end of season post mortem to utilize and make recommendations for future seasons
  • Collect information to create action plan and present finding to cross functional teams
  • Establish relationships and build trust with buying counterparts
Merchandise Planner Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent required
  • 3+ years of retail buying, planning or financial analysis experience required
  • Ecommerce experience preferred
  • Results driven; strategic, conceptual and innovative thinker
  •  Comfortable analyzing and interpreting data to drive decisions
  • Expert command of retail math concepts, applications and statistical analysis
  • Advanced Excel with experience with Macros is required  

On- Site 1 Day a Week LOCAL TO NYC ONLY
Expired job