Merchandise Assistant - REMOTE

Job title: Merchandise Assistant - REMOTE
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York City, NY
Industry: Retail
Remote: Yes
Reference: 402317
Contact name: Samantha Gasman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

About the Role

- Provide operational and administrative support to the Assistant Buyer and Buyer

- Input purchase orders

- Ensure timely delivery of merchandise through consistent communication with the vendors, distribution center, and buying team

- Generate weekly reports and work with the Assistant Buyer to analyze the business - Identify and shop the competition

- Understand target customer by region

- Suggest ideas for new vendors each season

- Contribute to positive morale in the department and organization

Who you are

- 1-2 years of experience in a corporate fashion merchandising team

- Proficiency in Excel including pivot tables and v-lookups, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook with an aptitude for learning new programs.

- Demonstrate strong ability to be financially responsible and understand financial implications of mistakes.

- Strong organizational and planning skills to ensure timely and accurate execution of responsibilities.

- Must be proficient in retail math and understand how to calculate margins, sell through % and other retail math terms

- Strong ability to identify and execute priorities with a sense of urgency.

- Handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

- Have a pro-active approach to responsibilities.

- Strong communication and relationship/team skills.

- Excellent fashion sense

- Degree preferred

- Retail experience preferred

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