Merchandising Manager - REMOTE

Job title: Merchandising Manager - REMOTE
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Beaverton
Industry: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 410706
Contact name: Shivani Sharma
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our global footwear and apparel client is hiring a Merchandising Specialist on a 6 month contract that will likely extend and has the potential to covert to full time down the road if a good fit. This position is eligible for benefits and sick time.

Job Description Duties: Build consumer offering and multi-season product strategy into an agreed-upon actionable product line architecture and initial product line plan.

• Create and manage merchandising tools including visual assortments, product line attributes, visual and analytical summaries, and physical samples

• Determine and tag product fields for strategic components such as product lifecycle, strategic intent, membership, geo must adopt products

• Build marketplace insights into Product Line Architecture and Plans, through collaboration with Geography Merchants

• Set pricing architecture and MSRP for the product line

• Partner with Global Product to recommend the final global product line across seasons; provide input to Product peers on placeholders to bring products closer to market

• Navigate a multi-season approach to product mix; franchise and classification excellence, product essentials, newness, innovation & exploration

• Provide input to leadership informing invest/divest decisions for both financial goals and number of consumer choices

Co Skills:

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to quickly build strong relationships

• Change tolerance/adapting to change

• Proven success in using basic analytical tools

• Can navigate and present information in visual formats (Keynote, PowerPoint)

• General understanding of the relationships between product and the retail landscape

• Can take direction and work independently in a remote work environment to hit deliverables and deadlines

• Strong excel and Keynote/PowerPoint skills a plus


• Bachelor’s Degree a plus

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