Senior Retail Planner
Our client in the outdoor apparel industry seeks a senior retail planner for a 12 month contract that could extend or convert to a fulltime position.
The nature of the work is focused on presenting and merchandising product to consumers. Assist Manager in leading the development, execution, and communication of financial plans and strategies that support the buying, marketing and financial objectives of multiple categories. Meet or exceed financial goals by developing financial strategies that drive sales, profitability, and inventory targets. Analyze historical data and current trends to identify both current and future risks and opportunities for the business. Collaborate with key business partners to develop and communicate a comprehensive strategy that aligns future financial and product opportunities. Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan, and forecast in-season sales and inventories on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis. Present financial forecast and supporting action plans in meetings. Frequently communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to management and cross-functional partners. Mentor, train, and serve as a knowledge resource for entry-level and intermediate Planners.
5 years relevant retail experience in company planning, merchandise planning, allocation or merchandising. Typical Office: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.
Typically requires a Bachelors Degree and minimum of 5 years directly relevant work experience Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 3 yrs; Masters + 4 yrs; Associates degree + 6 yrs; High School + 7 yrs.