Aquent has an immediate opportunity for a Store Merchandise Assistant with a top retailer in Plano. This is a six month temporary position, on-site at 40 hours a week.
• 1-3 years of experience
• Excel, Outlook
• Communication, teamwork, detail oriented
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
• Ability to learn and effectively execute data entry into Item Set up and Purchase Order applications
• Attention to detail in collecting Item Attributes and entering them into our Item application
• Drive to consistently meet performance standards for the role including productivity, timeliness and attendance.
• Soft Skills: Service Oriented, Detail Oriented, Open Communicator, Fosters Relationships
Collaborates with the Assistant Buyer to understand item set-up needs. Collects necessary information (item attributes) to set-up items by working with ABs, Suppliers and IBOs.
Performs data entry of item information into the product database while ensuring quality and consistency of data attributes across channels.
Maintains and manages changes to items in the product database.
Develops expertise in item set-up as well as the relationship of ITEM fields to downstream systems which are fed by RMS Item.
Creates purchase orders at direction of Buying team.
Completes special projects as assigned by Merchandise Operations Centralization Manager
Consistently meets established performance standards for the role, including (but not limited to) productivity, timeliness, and attendance.
Core Competencies & Accomplishments
Competence - Is skilled and has the experience required to do their job; understands and keeps up-to-date on competitive practices, market and industry trends, information and technology affecting their business and uses this knowledge to make effective decisions
Service-Oriented - Gives full attention and consideration to the needs of others/customers, listens well and seeks to understand another point of view to help find the best solution or outcome; communicates clearly and effectively; provides helpful assistance to others/customers
Builds Relationships - Develops and fosters positive relationships with others over time; shows appreciation, support and respect for different styles, backgrounds, perspectives and needs
Solves Problems - Uses information, experience and knowledge to develop quality answers and plans to challenge and issues; actively looks for ways to help satisfy needs; is a continuous learner and pursues a high standard of performance
Detail Orientation - Gives careful attention to details and ensures nothing is left undone; accurate data entry capability