Assistant Online Merchant

San Francisco, CA
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Meghan Healy

Job Description:

Our Global Denim Client is looking for an Assistant Online Merchant!

•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 

•Bachelor’s degree, however a combination of college education and related work experience may be used as a substitute 
•Minimum 2 years of experience working in a merchandising function for an apparel manufacturer, retailer and/or marketer 
•Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities 
•Expert knowledge and proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook •Extremely strong customer service orientation and the ability to multi-task; with the desire to work in a very fast paced environment and an ability to not become frustrated with last minute changes 
•Effective interpersonal and organizational skills; especially when it comes to working directly with senior level directors 
•Impeccable communication skills across all channels

•Excellent discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy

•Demonstrated ability to learn new computer programs quickly 
•Must demonstrate an energetic, positive, helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in denim