Allocator

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $65k - $75k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Onsite
POSTED: Jan 13, 2022

Our client is an American well know Lifestyle Fashion Brand of ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home and fragrance is searching for a Allocator. This Global brand has boutiques across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Asia and Australia with their collections also available in department and specialty stores worldwide. This company believes that each of its employees play a vital role in its continuing efforts to grow and evolve. The Allocator position is based in New York City.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$65,000 – $75,000

Position Overview:

The Allocator will support our Outlet team and report into a Planning Manager. Entry level position with 1-2 years experience in allocation/planning/merchandising required. JDA experience a plus. Exciting Allocator opportunity to work with a small team with growth potential for an established Fashion Brand.

Responsibilities of the Allocator:

  • Allocate products to stores based on assortment strategies
  • Manage door level inventories and replenishment based on sales performance
  • Manage and control inventory stock; ensure incoming product, monitoring stock level in warehouse, deliveries, product allocation and reallocation
  • Analyze stock level and sales reporting
  • The Allocator is responsible for reviewing Store level inventory analysis to maximize sales opportunities
  • Work with cross functional team and stores to create transfers and as needed to drive sales
  • Analyze store stock levels and present “action points” for the management of inventory
  • Complete specific analysis to support buy process i.e. – Size level analysis
  • Tracking inbound receipts
  • Making sure all product is on a RONA contract
  • Addressing store email request
  • Moving inventory/contracts to the appropriate BU. (Example: RONA RTV units being absorbed by WONA)
  • The Allocator will update LINK post for Planning Team and communicate to stores any transfer requests
  • Work with Warehouse team on floor set allocations

Qualifications for the Allocator:

  • 1-2 years of experience in allocation/planning/merchandising required
  • Knowledge in retail math
  • Demonstrate logical analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter and detail oriented, with strong written and verbal skills
  • JDA or related experience preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred

Benefits:

  • Atrium Care package available, upon eligibility

As a woman owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.