Eddie Bauer

  • Merchandiser - Temporary

    Location US-WA-Bellevue
    Job ID
    2018-5170
    Category
    Merchandising
  • Overview

     

    Purpose: Execute departmental merchandising strategies and action plans that meet financial and marketing objectives

    Responsibilities

     

    Core Accountabilities

    • Translate product strategies into action plans and execute to achieve division and department goals.
    • Define product needs by department that align with divisional objectives and manage the optimal product assortment within the financial framework that meets or exceeds sales and margin plans.
    • Support clear and compelling product stories by month including hero items, key styles, and novelty. Responsible for detailed handoff to Creative partners.
    • Responsible for seasonal handoff to Planning partners.
    • Review seasonal buy plans for all styles at a high level with detailed ownership of buy plans for novelty styles.
    • Manage the delivery of clear, comprehensive and accurate product information to Creative and Marketing partners.
    • Monitor and track sales and sell-through on a weekly basis and work with planning partners on managing product selling life cycle. Identify opportunities to chase.
    • Thoroughly analyze current season department/category selling data to inform future merchandising strategies.
    • Actively maintain up to date knowledge of market trends, regularly providing feedback to merchandising leadership on competition and EB customer experience.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to quality. Report and react to returns data and customer ratings/reviews.
    • Direct procurement of product where applicable. Some travel may be required

     

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Experience Required

    • 4 year college degree in Retail Merchandising or related field.
    • 3 years of experience in specialty, private label or department store merchandising.

    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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