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Job Title
ASSISTANT MERCHANDISER - Wallets & Seasonal
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Country
United States
Region
Midwest
Position type
Permanent
Category
Accessories
Job Function
Merchandiser

ASSISTANT MERCHANDISER - Wallets & Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Merchandiser is responsible for supporting the activities of merchandisers, sales personnel, customers, and related workers involved in developing materials, products, and services.  Responsibilites include:

  • Follow up with suppliers through daily e-mail communication about questions, sample status, costing, resourcing and adoptions
  • Process adoptions by completing style set ups in Product Lifestyle Management (PLM), conducting hand off meetings with Sourcing Coordinators, and verifying all product details and final quotes
  • Organize and manage archives, write specs, request samples, and update PLM
  • Manage Presentation Prep by working with the sales team on the meeting requirements and pulling actual products for key account meetings, market weeks and trade shows
  • Collaborate with the design team and help develop the seasonal line
  • Review weekly sales reports for overall style performance
  • Shop the retail competitive landscape to assess the scope of our business at our key accounts
  • Complete all the tasks as assigned by the merchandise manager as per the deadlines

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree specializing in fashion merchandising required
  • 3 + years of related work experience or internship equivalent required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Adobe Photoshop
  • Product Lifestyle Management (PLM) experience preferred
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and follow through skills

 

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