Beyond Proper by Boston Proper
  • 08-Jan-2019 to 17-Mar-2019 (CST)
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

Provide overall support to the Merchant team in creating an exciting product assortment that meets or exceeds sales volume and profit for their area. Intuitively respond to customer feedback, market trends, and work with Merchant to develop action plans that drive growth and increased profitability. 

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with Merchant on developing a competitive merchandise assortment that is customer focused
  • Prepare for and Participate in all key milestone meetings
  • Develop presentation skills/leadership presence
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate merchandising reports and recaps
  • Monitor sales information
  • Partner with Production and Planning team to manage delivery flow and address issues as they arise.
  • Create strong partnerships among vendor base and cross functional areas including Planning, Product Development, Marketing, and Creative by providing support and assistance
  • Sample Management.  Prepare samples for meetings (assortment reviews, product reviews, strategy, pagination, color, fittings, etc), packing samples for photo shoots, packing/unpacking vendor samples, etc.
  • Verify the copy blocks within the catalog are accurate with information pertaining to each style before it goes to print
  • Manage Purchase Order process into BOOM (entry, handoff, revisions, and tracking
  •  with pd counterpart)
  • Develop relationship with customer to ensure merchandising/products reflect what she wants to buy
  • An ability to prioritize tasks to balance the immediate and long term needs of the business
  • Attend weekly fittings to ensure the garment is the same as the photography.  Confirming the beading, trimming looks accurate.
  • Participate in weekly CFT meetings and touchbases
  • Competitive shopping via social media, on-line and retail
  • Begin developing strategic merchandising plans

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-Year College Degree required
  • 0 2 years of retail experience with an apparel retailer preferred, but not necessary
  • Strong communication and Analytical skills
  • Ability to bridge and enhance cooperative working relationships
  • Organizational skills with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, STS)
  • Must be detail-oriented with high rates of accuracy
  • Understands the competition, target customer, and Brand-specific fashion trends

 

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