Fashion

Freelance
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Job# 33245 BH# 375334
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Merchandiser

Leading Orange County based Apparel brand is currently looking for a Merchandiser to join their team!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.

·         Develop sales and inventory plans by channel for a designated area of business

·         Assist Buyers in assortment planning process by analyzing selling trends and patterns to maximize inventory, revenue and gross margin

·         Assists and executes in the forecasting category OTB, including Sales, Inventory, Markdowns, Transfers and Gross Margin

·         Write all purchase orders and repeat orders in a timely manner to ensure delivery timelines are met

·         Manage all purchase orders for area of business including delivery follow up, revisions and cancels.

·         Act as a liaison between vendor and buyer

·         Actively participates in catalog proofing and wall reviews

·         Develop and maintains strong working relationships with Buyers, Retail Allocators, Direct, Retail, and Distribution Center to achieve the proper team dynamic and results

·         Support all OMNI Channel initiatives, through leveraging of inventory across channels, analyzing results, and recommending future actions

·         Other duties as assigned in order to provide optimum customer satisfaction and company success.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

·         Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two years to four years related retail experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·         Prior experience and/or training with a fashion apparel firm is highly preferred.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

·         Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, markups, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.