Eddie Bauer

Product Line Merchandiser - Women's

Job ID
Product Line Management


Do you enjoy working with a Design team to make best selling outdoor apparel? We are looking for an experience Product Line Merchandiser to be responsible for the execution of Product Line business plans, meeting sales and margin goals, calendar adherence, and overall ownership of assigned market segment. Work closely with Product Management team to develop the strategic direction of the line.



Core Accountabilities:

  • Work closely with Product Line Manager to build category strategy aligned with strategic direction of the line that meets or exceeds financial objectives.
  • Manage, distribute and maintain all information of assigned category, including hang tags, workbooks, line lists and CAD books.
  • Execute business plans and adhere to calendars and budgets
  • Prepare for and present during seasonal strategy meetings
  • Thorough and demonstrated knowledge of all category product details.
  • Support the development and maintenance of Product Line Plans
  • Provide clear, comprehensive product information to Merchandise team, ensuring they have all product details needed to drive sales and margin
  • Prepare for PR events, internally and externally. Present as necessary
  • Provide and proof technical copy for online and catalogs; partner with Merchandising team to relay the stories relevant to the product
  • Prepare presentations and information to be used in seasonal product briefs and strategic Summit meetings
  • Demonstrate good aesthetic judgment and brand understanding when developing the product line
  • Contribute to competitive analysis for division; maintain awareness of trends and competition and apply to Eddie Bauer
  • Read and interpret merchandising reports and assimilate data/feedback to improve product line performance
  • Work closely with Product Line Management leadership team to support the development of seasonal strategy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of costing details (fabric, trim, CM), to impact solid decision making on product attributes
  • Work closely with Design and Product Development
  • Contribute to competitive analysis for division; maintain awareness of trends and competition and apply to Eddie Bauer



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understanding 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 working knowledge of spreadsheet functions
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to manage and lead a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to independently drive a business

Education/Experience Required:

  • 4 year degree in Retail Merchandising or related field.
  • 3-5 years related experience, preferably for a specialty retailer
  • Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Suites


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