A Fortune 100 Athletic Apparel and Footwear Company located in Beaverton, OR is looking for a Retail Planner to join their Asia Pacific Latin America Direct Digital Commerce team.
This is a 6 month temporary role and is a great way to get your foot in the door at this AMAZING company !!
The nature of the work is focused on presenting and merchandising product to consumers.
Drives financial results that maximize sales, inventory, and gross margin profitability at the SKU level up to the category total, for both the company and the retailer.
Manages the financial success of area of responsibility by meeting strategic objectives.
Establishes clear merchandise plans that tell a story for the season and drives merchandising to create a line plan grounded in profitability and consumer centric offerings.
Recaps and analyzes actual sales results to plan, and forecast in-season sales and inventories.
Collaborates with retail counterparts to manage sales / inventory plans that yield maximum sales & profits for the company and the retailer.
Proactively reports on the health of the business and facilitate smart business decisions.
Drives process improvements.
Helps establish consistency in the Planning process, both in documentation and implementation.
Provides retailer information to assist account team in the go to market process.
Collaborates with the account team in aligning the product assortment & retailer sales/margin/turn goals.
Provides selling data from current and previous seasons to assist the account team in assortment planning by location cluster/gender/category/class for the the company Brand.
Evaluates retailer assortment needs versus the company, Inc. category objectives, provides opportunities and communicates opportunities/risks.
5 yrs experience in product related role. At least 3 yrs experience in participant in a category team or in a complex matrix environment, preferably footwear, apparel or equipment.