Our client in the sportswear industry seeks a Junior Merchandise Planner for a yearlong contract that is likely to convert to a fulltime role or extend. Requires 1-3 years of merchandising experience.
Important to have: Excel, admin support, clerical experience. Nice to have: data entry, documentation, inventory, merchandising, order entry, order management experience.
Duties: The nature of the work is focused on presenting and merchandising product to consumers. Provide general administrative support to the Merchandising, Planning, and Allocation teams. Perform all merchandise related data entry such as price changes, markdowns, order entry, product set-up, etc. Compile and distribute reports on sales, inventory, and orders as assigned. Track mark-downs and price changes and ensure they are entered into the system in a timely manner. Respond to store requests for product information, UPC lookup, price changes, etc. Maintain files and documentation such as product grids and buy/assortment spreadsheets. Coordinate all aspects of purchase order management, including vendor setup, item coding and PO entry, PO revisions, bulk management, etc.
Skills: Microsoft Excel proficiency required.
Education: Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: Bachelors degree + 1 yr or Associates degree + 2 yrs.