Merchandise Assistant Work effectively as a member of the cross functional Brand team by communicating clearly and focusing on team objectives. Manage Samples. Keep samples organized and up to date for use in merchant presentations, visual set-ups, and seasonal marketing. Work seasonally with other MA's to donate samples selected by Merchandising. Plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and increase efficiency. Complete seasonal projects for merchants. Maintain reports and tools, as needed by merchant team. Advanced computer skills in Excel and email with an aptitude for learning new programs. Demonstrate strong ability to be financially responsible and understand financial implications of mistakes. Strong organizational and planning skills to ensure timely and accurate execution of responsibilities. Strong ability to identify and execute priorities with a sense of urgency. Handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Have a pro-active approach to responsibilities. Strong communication and relationship/team skills. 2 year degree, 4 year degree preferred. Retail experience preferred.