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Merchandise Coordinator / Online Inventory Specialist, Japan Online

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Merchandise Coordinator / Online Inventory Specialist, Japan Online

Start Date:  ASAP

Contract Length:  1 Year

Location:  San Francisco, CA

Pay Rate:  $25/hour

** A Fortune 500 Fashion Company is seeking an experienced Merchandise Coordinator / Online Inventory Specialist for their Japan Online team supporting Kids and Baby Merchandise **



  • Responsible for product set-up and maintenance of content on the web site in order to meet or exceed customer expectations and drive results
  • Trouble shoots problems associated with getting product to site on time and drives resolution across functions


Product Launch Prep:

  • Manage getting all product to site for all divisions; this includes attributing styles into appropriate categories on the site, sort styles within departments, add marketing flags
  • Responsible for timely workflow of web management deliverables and timelines; ensure all products have product photography with appropriate product copy
  • Support creative of marketing content:  Create outfit records, submit photography requests for outfits and assets, update outfit requests with actual image files, update outfits pre-launch to reflect desired site behavior
  • Ensure that all product has image and copy ready for target flow date, which includes submitting photo requests, reviewing and approving images, submitting copy requests, reviewing and approving product copy
  • Trouble shoot any issues with product launch (problems with samples, photography, copy and translation) in order to get product to site on time


Pre Season Product Distribution:

  • Manage all sizing and packing of exclusive product in order to maintain target flow dates for all divisions
  • Trouble shoot any issues with purchase orders to maintain on time delivery of product


In-Season Management

  • Create and manage a compelling and inspirational site / sort experience, as well as simple and intuitive category navigation based on buyer direction
  • Maintain category navigation to align with product assortment and seasonality
  • Execute boutique and promotional strategies to ensure a compelling customer experience; responsible for the maintenance of the web / category hierarchy in Pacman including category and sub-category set up, display name input, effective dates and order placement within the navigation
  • Attend weekly site meetings such as launch planning, promo, site review with buyer, and creative review in order to execute product and marketing strategies, make adjustments to in season changes and provide feedback for any technical issues



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years in retail / online merchandising
  • Support an open and inclusive environment that recognizes employees based on the strengths of their efforts
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork skills through cooperating with cross-functional teams while remaining focused
  • Strong computer skills – in depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook required
  • Ability to learn computer systems quickly
  • Ability or previous experience with backend website systems (ie. Blue Martini)
  • Proactive, strong attention to detail and accuracy, effective time management skills, strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking in a fast paced environment

(Req 7116538)

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