Duties: The nature of the work is focused on presenting and merchandising product to consumers. Assist in developing, executing, and communicating financial plans and strategies that support the buying, marketing and financial objectives of assigned category or area of responsibility. Analyze historical data and current trends to identify current and future risks and opportunities for the business. Assist Planners in creating comprehensive plans that drive sales, bottom line-profitability, and inventory targets. Participate in recap and analysis of actual sales results to plan, and develop the ability to accurately forecast in-season sales. Present financial forecast and supporting action plans in meetings. Frequently communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to management and cross-functional partners. Develop the necessary competencies to create clear, comprehensive product plans that develop brand stories and influence buyers to create profitable, consumer-focused product lines. Skills: 1 year retail allocations, planning or equivalent experience. Typical Office: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.