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Job# 17094
Contact# 5681611

Associate Planner

Company Overview:

Our client is a fashionable, innovative and leading high performance and lifestyle company best known for their footwear.  With styles for men, women and children, their designs are high-quality and made to last.   Their employees thrive on a positive environment, with beautiful offices over-looking the water; their company culture is incredibly inclusive and refreshingly collaborative.  This position is perfect for an entrepreneurial spirit who is analytically driven and wants the opportunity to grow within a company.

Position Overview:

In this role you will develop and manage merchandise plans and sales forecasts at the gender/division/department level.


  • Analyze weekly/monthly sales and inventory data to identify opportunities and risks by gender/division/department/style
  • Develop and implement reports to analyze key items and categories
  • Suggest and provide seasonal buy strategies as well as immediate action plans based on weekly/monthly sales results
  • Plan sales and forecast appropriate inventory levels by season for key company initiatives and closely monitor on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Analyze booking reports to identify opportunity and make seasonal/annual projections by customer and category
  • Create assortment plans by gender/division/department for new stores and collaborate with Merchandisers, Manager of Retail Development and Architects accordingly

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-4 years planning/analyst experience
  • Computer proficient with knowledge of Apropos, Meta Cube and Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • International experience preferred, not required