Assistant Merchandiser

Waltham
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago
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Job Description
• Assistant Merchandiser Job Locations US-MA-Waltham Brand/Group Retail Merch-Planning & Allocation Job Function Merchandising Min. Exp.(Yrs) 2 Type Full Time General Function At Saucony, we exist for runners. Runners inspire us, bring us new ideas, force us to be better. They drive our design and engineering. They keep us competitive.  They keep us hungry. They keep us honest.  Whether it’s in a conference room or out on a lunchtime run, we’re constantly talking about and arguing about our sport, runners and the products that fuel them. We love our products and we run in everything we make.  This focus and passion fuels us as we strive to create the best running shoes and apparel on the planet. We leave work each day knowing we’ve done everything to make runners’ lives just a little bit better.   The Assistant Merchandiser will be responsible for assisting the Saucony Outlet Merchandising Team in Merchandising activities to support the Direct to Consumer business. Primary Duties • Assists in developing seasonal assortment plans for showcasing the brand with attention to store demographic profiles and geography and a keen understanding of the Outlet customer. • Understand the target customer by category, shop competition, identify white space opportunities • Collaborates with brand wholesale product teams throughout the development cycle in order to identify opportunities and leverage trend information to continuously drive sales and mitigate risk. • Works with retail planning to develop seasonal merchandise plans that reflect future opportunities and deficiencies. In-season, assists retail planning markdowns, purchases and inventory based on actual business trends and product availability. • Collaborates with Merchandise Planner to create seasonal unit plans based on buyer’s assortment. • Visit stores on regular basis (couple times a year) in order to gain a better understanding of our consumers and specific store product needs. • Manage samples for meetings • Performing duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies. • Performing other duties as required/assigned by manager. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required   • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of relevant work experience • Strong communication skills, organization skills, and self-motivation • Strong PC skills, including report query and analysis • High proficiency with Excel and merchandising systems, preferably SAP • Ability to prioritize assignments in a fast paced atmosphere with tight deadlines and deliver accurate results for one or more projects or tasks • Individual should have good people and communication skills, high energy level, flexible, resilient, positive attitude and a passion for retail • Solid financial skills, be decisive, have a strong sense of urgency and thrive in an ever changing environment • Results-oriented and self-motivated • Able to independently organize and prioritize broad workload to meet deadlines • Ability to successfully collaborate with internal and external partners WORKING CONDITIONSNormal office environment. Some travel may be required. Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled). The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required. Options Apply for this job onlineApply Share Refer this job to a friendRefer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Application FAQsSoftware Powered by iCIMSwww.icims.com