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Merchandising Coordinator (Contract)

Job title: Merchandising Coordinator (Contract)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Bolingbrook
Discipline: Beauty
Remote: Yes
Salary: 21/hour
Reference: 465711
Contact name: Kimberley Pare

Job description

Our client, a leader in the beauty and Retail space, is looking for a contract Merchandising Coordinator to join their team from June - December 2024. Role is hybrid and part-time (20 hours per week).

Responsibilities:

  • Log and organize brand submissions and samples and document feedback from core category teams
  • Assist with brand meeting schedules and coordination.
  • Manages the maintenance of SKUs by ensuring SKUs are accurate per Merchant’s discretion. This includes shelf tag requests, description changes, brand charges, style codes, feature codes, store classification changes, product display pages and markdowns.
  • Initiates and seeds offer for all promotions into Promo Advisor, utilizing print + master side by sides. Inputs all SKUs into offers and finalizes with pricing team
  • Executes marketing sign requests and proofing, maintains organized product samples and proofs mag pages and digital assets for accuracy, inputs brand and item data into email and homepage wireframes
  • Supports the planogram process by submitting pricing requests, new SKU setups, existing sku coding changes, inputting markdowns, executing exit strategies (initiates RTV/DIF), and proofing graphics
  • Prepares store memos/communication requests and responds to help desk ticket with proactive solutioning.
  • Provides general administrative support for brand contact maintenance, brand/vendor meetings, and additional tasks as required
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in retail merchandising or relevant field preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and strong working knowledge of excel (v-look ups and formulas)
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively in a fast-moving business
  • Strives to continuously improve the coordination of merchandising activities and tasks
  • Two years of relevant work experience preferred; ideal is a mix of both retail and office/corporate experience.
If you are interested in and qualified for the opportunity, please forward your resume today! Apply for this job