#117211

Asst. Merchant

Location:
San Francisco, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
posted by:
Meghan Bennett
Date:
04/25/2017

Job Description:

Assistant Merchant

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length:  3 months (through July 31,2017)

Location: San Francisco, CA

Pay Rate:  $20/hour

Summary:

The Assistant Merchant will act as an integral part of the global merchandising team for an assigned category.  Supports the day-to-day functions involved with the development of global product from inception to floor.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Merchants in product line development
  • Contribute to some aspects of Product Development activities
  • Contribute to the execution of the annual brand plan
  • Create and maintain line plans / matrix and communicate plan to stakeholders
  • Assist with targeted consumer research via market shopping and trade / fashion publications to contribute to line development and pricing strategy
  • Create and maintain internal seasonal sample lines
  • Act as a conduit of information, materials and samples to external agencies
  • Assist in creating manufacturing ready packages
  • Maintain seasonal product integrity in our system
  • Present product lines at internal meetings

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience in a Merchandising role or internship  at a corporate office
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong detail orientation and thoroughness
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications