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Assistant Merchant

Quincy, MA

Overview :

Liaisons with counterparts in Inventory Management, Product Development, Sourcing, Design and Marketing to assist in developing and executing merchandising strategy.

Responsibilities :

Supports a Merchant in the following capacities:

  • Assists in all sales analysis and related recommendations for the department
  • Works in conjunction with the CAD artist to create and maintain monthly views of the department for distribution throughout the organization
  • Works in conjunction with Merchant to create and maintain assortment plans by department which are utilized by cross functional partners to communicate seasonal assortments
  • Maintains current competitive recaps to assist Merchant in determining pricing strategies
  • Works in conjunction with Merchandise Coordinators and cross functional counterparts in Product Development, Creative and Visual Merchandising to facilitate accurate sample management for all key meetings, photo shoots, floor reviews, etc
  • Works in conjunction with Marketing counterparts to ensure accurate information is communicated direct copy via copy fact sheets and manuscript proofs and request forms for in-store signage and label requests.
  • Maintains change forms throughout the merchandising process to communicate changes to organization
  • Assists in special projects as business needs warrant

Qualifications :
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Must have a strong sense of fashion
  • Organized team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Photoshop
  • Good time management skills, ability to meet deadlines and attention to detail
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1+  years of Retail merchandising or apparel Retail experience

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