Our client, a leading retail brand, is looking for a smart and dedicated Merchandising Assistant. This is a fantastic entry-level opportunity to get your feet wet in the fashion world. This is a contract position. Having fashion, retail or direct merchandising experience is highly preferred.
Individual contributor position responsible for assisting in the preparation of plans for the season. Assists with design and production coordination. Prepares orders. Conducts in-depth financial research and analysis. Serves as the main contact for supplier communication, historical analysis, competitive intelligence analysis, some financial analysis, assortment planning and general organization of the product. Maintains sample status and checks quality. Conducts in-store visits. Works under close direction and handles issues of fairly basic complexity. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience. 1-3 years of experience.