Nine West Group has a great opportunity for a Corporate Merchandising Intern, for our the handbag and footwear brands. We are looking for an intern with a positive and enthusiastic attitude to work closely in the Merchandising department. The Intern primarily will assist the Merchandising team with reports, product and every-day functions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Maintain, analyze and generate weekly selling/departmental reports and business recaps as necessary
Analyze product performance using available reports
Assist in Market Prep (showroom set up, line sheets, etc)
Maintenance of showroom
Order writing: work with merchandising teams to ensure all orders are completed on a timely basis, communicate with the appropriate wholesale division/vendors, all order file maintenance and work with order entry on all contract entry/adjustments.
Understand and analyze direct competitors
Participate in department meetings
Be conversant with all retail systems
Special projects as assigned
Other duties as required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management and the ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to multi-task.
Flexible to the changing demands of business.
Strong communication skills with all levels of management.
Working knowledge of computer programs (Excel, Microsoft Word).
Clear understanding and knowledge of retail math.
Ability to calculate figures such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
Able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.