Merchandise Coordinator

San Francisco
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Jessica Grenier

Job Description:

A San Francisco based Fortune 500 ​American clothing and accessories retailing company is looking for a contract Merchandise Coordinator for Women's Pants.  

Responsible for:

*Merchandise assortment into concepts supporting key items, strategies and current trends that are commercially viable and provide an exciting customer store and digital experience by partnering with design, visual merchandising, and marketing.
*Develop Seasonal Strategies: Create and present department level pre-season assortment, pricing, and promotional strategy that aligns with divisional merchandising strategy and brand objectives.
*Assist with web management to create a compelling product experience on the site, to include inspirational merchandise presentation, simple and intuitive category navigation, and clear and accurate product details
*Manage all changes made to assortment through preseason planning and ensure online and stores accuracy
*Analyze historic & current data, trends, product assortment, and competition to develop the (LRP) long range plan strategy and identify business opportunities and in-season risks.
*Present seasonal product best sellers to help cross functional teams understand in-season selling to better plan for future seasons. Make recommendations and execute in-season strategy changes as needed.
*Merchant led product development categories that require vendor partnership and management. Leverage vendors capabilities to develop preseason messaging through co creation, specialty remakes, or competitive trend.
*Understand competitive environment and consumer needs; proactively see market knowledge through exposure to competitive retail outlets.
* Maintain the detail and accuracy of our systems and tools

Client Description:

Our Client is an Fortune 500 Apparel Retailer that has grown from a single store to a global business throughout its 46 year run!

Talent placed here are given the autonomy to be hands-on decision makers from day one. The company's leadership assumes a supportive role and applies a collaborative management style, offering the guidance and insight to help transform your suggestions into strategies.

This is an environment where co-workers are constantly challenging each other to learn and grow in their roles every day, which energizes the office, and creates forward motion, both on a personal level, and as a company. They’re experimenting with their digital reach, using tech as a catalyst for industry change - both online and in stores. With such robust focus and investment on innovation, employees have the opportunity to directly contribute to the changing landscape of the retail world!

The company culture here is one of relaxed, inclusive community with an ever-present focus on learning and development - both for the individual team member as well as the projects and initiatives that are driving the company forward. And, with tons of cool volunteering opportunities and initiatives, employees have the chance to become influential community leaders as they work for positive change.