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Merchant Assistant

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The Assistant Merchant will assist & execute the leadership strategy for the merchandise assortment, support development of brand-right product that leverages intuitive client insights and business strategy. Aid in delivering financial results and maximizing volume/profit through systems management and seamless execution; pattern & understand the competition and relevant trends; partner with cross-functional team; take direction under immediate supervision, exercise a moderate degree of autonomy/decision making.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist Merchant in creating seasonal assortment strategy
• Assist Merchant in managing in-season and weekly business; track and analyze sales information; identify opportunities to increase sales, improve margins, maximize inventories and decrease markdowns
• Set up and maintain seasonal assortments in key systems
• Partner with Planning to ensure all styles, colors and retails are set up correctly by media
• Complete appropriate pulls to support team in Monday Night Merch Presentation. Complete color-selling documents and a portion of ISO for a category or media of focus
• Manage documentation to assist in Target Setting Meetings with Planning and Design
• Partner with Merchant on hindsighting an area of the business
• Manage Copy process; set up attribute sheets, review book and web copy for discrepancies
• Manage Pagination and Shoot Sample process; set up and update digital folders, organize samples and keep track of missing / late samples, organize fact sheets and swatches
• Manage photo assets by book; recommend photos to Web team
• Maintain organized and effective file system for all assets, book / web distros, and copy distros
• Shop key market and fashion leaders via stores and websites, research trends, gather information, and present key learnings.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
• Flexible and adaptable, adjusts easily to changing priorities
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to multi-task and function autonomously
• Clear and to-the-point verbal and written communication skills
• Drive cooperative working relationships; proficient in conflict management
• Team oriented

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