Merchandise Assistant

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $18/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jun 23, 2022

Our client, an established contemporary fashion brand specializing in RTW! This exciting, fast growing company is looking for a talented Merchandise Assistant to work in their corporate offices!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$18/hr

Position Overview:

The Merchandise Assistant will be working closely with the Merchandising and Buying teams to set up new product options, create and monitor purchase orders, assist with the creation and distribution of weekly sales reports and more. This Merchandise Assistant role requires communication with all cross functional teams and external partners.

Responsibilities of the Merchandise Assistant:

  • Understanding the market including competitive shopping and customer identification
  • Manage daily and weekly sales reports through Excel
  • Create and monitor purchase orders
  • Maintain markdowns, markups and promotions
  • Ability to communicate cross functionally with merchandising teams including shipping, tracking, and garment details
  • Monitor relevant trends on the market to support the increase of sales
  • Sample management- track, update and schedule all incoming and outgoing samples

Qualifications for the Merchandise Assistant:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong skills in Excel including Pivot Tables and V Lookups
  • Ability to establish and foster relationships with partnering teams
  • Ability to meet deadline demands
  • Fashion/Retail or related experience preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required

Benefits:

  • Provided 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 an accommodation.
Position ID: 111215