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Merchandising Coordinator

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Job Title: Merchandise Coordinator

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 1 year

Pay: $24/HR


**Our Fortune 500 fashion client is looking for a Merchandise Coordinator to join their team in San Francisco**



• Responsible for set-up and maintenance of the web site in order to meet or exceed customer expectations and drive results. Performs daily activities that support the merchandising department strategy and vision. 
• Support Merchant team’s in-season business reaction with changes to categories, style or style/color display, sort orders. 
• 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. 
• Prepare and maintain a seasonal style list to allow pre-season tasks to be clearly grouped and managed, as well as communicated to business partners. This includes styles & style/colors, standard outfits, marketing outfits, merged styles. 
• Based on merchant direction, responsible for the maintenance of the web/category hierarchy in PCM, including category and sub-category set up, display name input, effective dates, and order placement within the navigation. Mirror & Copy created categories to multiple locations of the website. Possess a clear understanding of the importance of high quality work and accuracy and its impact on the customer’s site experience. 
• Ensure that all products have appropriate imagery & copy ready to post when the product is available for sale. This requires submitting photo requests for all products, reviewing & approving those images, submitting copy requests for all products, reviewing & approving the product copy. 
• Attribute styles: Associate styles into the web hierarchy, sort styles within departments, add marketing flags, merge styles, add cross-sells. 
• Maintain the categories by eliminating sold-out styles or markdown styles depending on merchandise strategy. 
• Support creation of marketing content: Create outfit records, submit photography requests for outfits & assets, update outfit requests with actual image files, update outfits pre-launch to reflect desired site behavior. 
• Monitor styles that stock on daily basis to ensure proper site display. 
• Review website daily to ensure proper functionality of categories & styles. 
• Communicate issues and best practices to all merchandising teams. 
• Communicate web calendar to merchandising team identifying potential issues and risks. 
• Work with production and IT to communicate system bugs and issues. 
• Work with product management to learn, test & improve functionality of systems including PCM. 
• Work with photo studio and creative team to ensure that all images are available and accurate. 
• Work with copy to ensure that all products have correct copy. 
• Communicate resolution and status of fixes to merchandising team. 
• Support an open and inclusive environment that recognizes employees based on the strength of their efforts. 
• Demonstrate strong teamwork skills through cooperating with cross-functional teams while remaining focused. 
• Online merchant team: Execute online merchandising strategy on the website. 
• Online marketing, creative team: Support requirements for photography as well as final display to customer. 
• Product Management/Production/IT: Communicate best practices, status-updates, and bugs, give tool 


• Strong computer skills, in depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, Outlook helpful. 
• Ability or previous experience with backend website systems (i.e. Microsoft Commerce 2000, Blue Martini). 
• Proactive, strong attention to detail & accuracy, effective time management skills, strong written and verbal communication skills. 
• Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking in a fast paced environment. 
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. 
• 1-2 years experience in retail/merchandising and/or on-line preferred. 



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