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Job Title
MERCHANDISE ASSISTANT - Moderate & Better Bedding, Trim a Home
Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Country
United States
Region
Southeast
Reference Number
14460
Position type
Permanent
Category
Home Fashion
Retail
Job Function
Administrative/Clerical
Buyer
Merchandiser
Experience level
Entry Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

MERCHANDISE ASSISTANT - Moderate & Better Bedding, Trim a Home

Position Summary

The Merchandise Assistant is responsible for compiling, processing, disseminating and maintaining merchandise information, supporting activities which drive sales, and providing other clerical support to Buyers and Assistant Buyers within the Buying area.  

Major responsibilities include:

• Item Database Maintenance

• Purchase Order Management

• Administrative/Clerical support  

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential Functions   Item Database

  • Set up and maintain items in Belk’s Item Database for special orders
  • Set up items in database
  • Enter price changes

Purchase Order Management

  • Create and input orders into Purchase Order Management system
  • Change and update purchase orders as needed
  • Process Return To Vendor (RTV's) / damaged merchandise/ returns
  • Maintain shipping log for orders
  • Track shipping and receipts

Administrative / Clerical

  • Prepare specification sheets for advertising
  • Administer sample programs for advertising
  • Knowledge of IMS 2 in order to pull results of circulars, tests, and special events
  • Copying, faxing, and filing for Buyer and Assistant Buyer
  •  Prepare Excel spreadsheets for report formats as required
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations as needed

  Requirements/Qualifications: Position Requirements Education & Experience: 

  • Four-year college degree preferred

Competencies:

  • Previous retail experience
  • Familiar with standard PCs and business software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Advanced computer navigational skills
  • Proficient analytical skills

Physical: 

  • Ability to perform light to medium lifting
  • Ability to load/unload freight or samples
  • Ability to operate computer & keyboard
  • Ability to manipulate merchandise both hanging & folding

Reports Directly to: Buyer Supervises: N/A   For reasonable accommodation information for an ADAAA qualified disability please see Belk Associate Handbook for policy and procedures.

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