Assistant Manager, Merchandising

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 12 days ago

YOUR MISSIONPrepare and interpret sales data in order to provide and execute against resultant recommendations and actionable strategies
Collaboration with Retail Planning, Allocations, and Operations team members to execute seasonal plans and store experience
Provide data and ensure accuracy of all product related materials to merchandising operations, marketing, ecommerce, and global merchandising
Assist in providing business updates on Retail business at weekly and monthly meetings including strengths, weaknesses, and actions to move forward
Partner with Retail Marketing and Visual Teams to ensure assortment is supported as planned
Support retail merchandising team in all responsibilities including but not limited to visual line plans, forecasting, entering orders, setting up product, tracking deliveries, creating presentations, and preparing for meetings
Work with visual merchandising team to manage proper placement of assortments as per brand initiatives
Visit stores, monitor competition websites and be in market consistently
Understand competitive environments and conduct ongoing market research focusing on consumer purchasing habits, competitive programs and customer developments

YOUR TALENTTeam player with the ability to work cross functional with a diverse set of individuals
Ability to prioritize workloads, manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities
Strong analytical, verbal and written skills
Detail oriented with analytical strengths
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrates ability to establish an independent view and contribute in decision-making forums
Knowledge of retail math and key performance indicators including sell thru, mark up, gross margin, discounting, and open to buy
Possesses a successful track record and reputation of exceeding performance expectations
Passion for sports industry
Advanced knowledge of Excel and Power Point; highly competent with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to travel up to 15% of the time (domestically and internationally)
Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business, Retail Merchandising or a related field
1-3 years of experience in Merchandising or Buying in either a Wholesale or Retail organization or equivalent
In mid-2021, the PUMA North America Regional Corporate Headquarters will be moving to a new office located in Somerville, MA. All positions currently located at the Westford office, as well as at our International Boston office, will make this transition

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