Eddie Bauer

  • Assistant Merchandiser

    Location US-WA-Bellevue
    Job ID
    2019-14553
    Category
    Merchandising
  • Overview

    The Assistant Merchandiser is responsible for supporting sales and margin goals, calendar adherence, and overall support of assigned market segment.  Support Merchandise Manager or Merchandiser to execute action plans across respective division.  Accountable for efficiently managing daily responsibilities and assisting Merchandising team meet company financial targets and marketing objectives.

    Responsibilities

    Core Accountabilities

    • Support the development of and drive departmental and category specific plans and execute to achieve goals.
    • Distribute and maintain all information of assigned category, including hang tags, workbooks, line lists and CAD books.
    • Item set up in BBR for all styles.
    • Execute business plans and adhere to calendars and budgets.
    • Support Merchandise Manager and/or Merchandiser prepare for key meetings by gathering data, building presentations and other tasks as assigned.
    • Prepare for seasonal strategy meetings and present as needed.
    • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of all category product details.
    • Prepare supporting documentation to be used in seasonal product briefs and strategic Summit meetings.
    • Develop and maintain accurate Product Line Plans.
    • Proof technical copy for digital and hangtags.
    • Contribute to competitive analysis for division; maintain awareness of trends and competition and apply to Eddie Bauer.
    • Manage all photo and in-line samples. 
    • Run business reports, analyze data and make recommendations to improve performance. Ensure accurate and timely data entry and maintenance.
    • Aid in preparation for all milestone, monthly, and weekly meetings.
    • Analyze department/category selling data to inform future merchandising strategies.   
    • Analyze competition; style counts, color stories, pricing structure.  Compile and communicate findings and opportunities.

    Qualifications

    Education/Experience Required

    • 4 year degree in Retail Merchandising or related field.
    • 1-2 years related experience, preferably for a specialty retailer.
    • Understanding of key retail sales metrics and key merchandising requirements.
    • Effectively present information both internally and externally in a professional and brand appropriate manner.
    • Skilled at Word, Excel and a strong knowledge of spreadsheet functions.

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that are required by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

    • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; as well as reach with hands and arms.
    • The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to work in open environment with fluctuating temperatures and standard lighting.
    • Ability to work on computer and mobile phone for multiple hours; with frequent interruptions.
    • Required to travel in elevator or stairwells to attend meetings and engage with associates on multiple floors throughout building.
    • Hotel, Airplane, and Car travel required.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position.  As an International Retailer, occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required during periods of high volume.  This role operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.

     

    Other Considerations:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the role.

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