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POSITION SUMMARY: The role of the Merchandising Coordinator is to provide service and sales support within their provided rotation through implementing goals, objectives, relationships, while also increasing sales and corporate visibility of the Tommy Hilfiger brand and product categories.Bellevue & Alderwood Washington territory, must have a vehicle and be able to provide own transportation.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Sales Strategies 20 %
Drive Sales to Maximize TH Businesses.
Goal to achieve / exceed TH provided sales plans weekly, monthly, seasonally.
Review sales data weekly, monthly, seasonally to determine door and product performance, through the understanding of retail math terminology.
Maintain a clear understanding of the financial goals and product initiatives for covered TH brands.
Work with direct manager to develop business driving strategies through in store sales contests, creative merchandising, etc.
Assist in calling out noticed challenges and opportunities.
Assist customers within Tommy Hilfiger Shop.
Merchandising / Store Presentation 45%
Visit key stores as directed within rotation ensuring visit requirements are met based on corporate initiatives.
Merchandise product to ensure optimum merchandising and presentation on sales floor, and maintain Brand visual standards with the use of tools provided by corporate management.
Ensure that all styles are out on the floor, and larger programs are in a frontal location per the store zone-a-gram.
Through working with direct manager, negotiate / secure key floor placement, signage and visual enhancements.
Partner with the store management to make sure all current markdowns are set and signed properly.
Be aware of in store sales events and promotional pricing for event.
Communication / Feedback 25%
Provide feedback to direct manager weekly on the followingStyle selling summary on product sales performance.
Size outs, customer requests, competition, and product quality.
Success of product locations on floor.
Loss of space, or any shop moves.
Any unforeseen opportunities or misses.
Partner with Store Management and direct manager to capitalize on successes and resolve outstanding issues.
Provide photos of new deliveries, sale events, new product launches with weekly reports for each store visited.
Provide monthly schedule to direct manager.
Training and Development/Relationship Building 10%
Develop partnership with store management, and sales associates, and consistently relay new product information and features.
Work with direct manager to conduct in-store seminars within rotation for on-going training and motivation for store personnel.
Work with direct manager to reward and share in store successes.
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:
Internal: Direct Manager Frequent Contact and Communication
Selling/Merchandising Specialist Frequent Contact and Communication
Counterparts Frequent Contact and Communication
External: Store Management/Associates, Store Customers Frequent Contact and Communication
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Must manage their territory budget each year along with any training budget that is given.
DECISION MAKING: Daily decisions regarding product placement and specific merchandising in stores. Periodic assessment of training needs and implementation of training strategies and procedures.
RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY: Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects given by direct report, director, creative department and/or sale team(s). Must be flexible to adapt to changing business needs and able to change schedule on a moments notice.
ENVIRONMENT: Travel within ones territory, and as determined by manager to meet the needs of the business. Work on feet all day, move fixtures, lift boxes and product.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
1-3 years retail experience
Merchandising experience required
Education: High school or technical school completion
Outgoing professional with a keen sense of style and fashion.
Strong Interpersonal / communication skills.
Strong organization skills.
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office and Outlook).
Basic retail math skills.
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