Saturday , January 28 2023

Assistant Merchandiser – Aeropostale Job Openings

Website Aeropostale

Job Description:

The Assistant Merchandiser is responsible for providing organizational support to the Merchandising team and partnering with their Merchandiser on the running of the day-to-day. He/she leverages organizational & analytical skills, as well an eye for relevant trends, to support the brand and the achievement of financial goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take detailed notes during line reviews with Design; Follow thru on any outstanding issues.
  • Understand the different roles of the cross-functional team and how they relate to the Merchandising role.
  • Partner with Production to update and monitor on-order and shipping reports; Surface any potential issues to supervisor.
  • Liaise with cross functional partners (ex. compliance) to help manage the Merchandise Direct business.
  • Ensure all information and samples are set up and organized for easy access by all team members.
  • Proactively seek out new opportunities to grow the business and further personal & professional development.
  • Develop an understanding of weekly reports and source of statistical data.
  • Work with Planning and Allocation to oversee the PO process.
  • Work to increase knowledge by combining reports and formulating conclusions.
  • Maintain on order tracking and follow up, PO sample tracking and daily reporting.
  • Run selling reports and analyze to identify best and slow sellers; Review with team to determine how information should be interpreted and reacted to.
  • Filter information to draw inferences, create solutions, and adjust strategies to maximize the business and drive the merchandising process forward.
  • Visit stores and shop competitors to understand promotional strategies and customer base.
  • Possess knowledge of overall department to be able to provide team members with all requested information.
  • Anticipate department needs for milestone meetings each season.
  • Develop relationships with cross-functional team members (Design, Production, Planning & Allocation, etc.).

Job Requirements:

  • Commitment to learning and continuous development.
  • Must be able to learn new system.
  • Understanding of retail math concepts.
  • Must be able to develop relationships at all levels and work in a collaborative environment.
  • Understanding of the youth market and Aero customer.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Process-oriented mindset with creative problem solving ability.
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel.

Job Details:

Company: Aeropostale

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Greater New York City Area

Application Deadline: N/A

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