Assistant Merchandiser

Jockey International, Inc.
Kenosha, WI, USA
Posted 5 days ago
Full timeRetail

At Jockey, caring is our responsibility. It’s the fabric of who we are and drives everything we do. It drives us to listen, innovate, and improve. To design thoughtfully. To craft skillfully. To give back wholeheartedly. As a 146-year-old family-owned company recognized the world over for delivering feel-good comfort, our premium apparel is sold in more than 140 countries and our commitment to quality, innovation and customer service is legendary.

We believe that extraordinary service comes from the heart and is delivered by extraordinary individuals! Is that you?

We're seeking an enthusiastic Assistant Merchandiserto assist in the growth, productivity and profitability of various women's apparel categories! Located at our global headquarters in Kenosha, WI(near Milwaukee, WIand Chicago, IL), you'll play an important role in analyzing and helping to create optimal brand assortments in the underwear, T-shirts, sleep, activewear, thermals, and sock product lines! Working collaboratively with our Merchandising, Marketing, Product Development, Design, and other cross-functional teams in developing U.S. product strategies, you'll enjoy being an active contributor on a fun, fast-paced team for a world-renown brand!

Job Scope
  • Perform competitive and business trend analysis, providing verbal and written analysis.
  • Provide market opportunity intelligence to the Merchandising and Design teams; share input/recommendations.
  • Maintain and manage merchandising calendars.
  • Contribute to product brief construction and support the development of product strategies.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing, Product Development, and Design teams to support the development of product strategies.
  • Assist in the development, planning, and initial forecasting of product assortments.
Candidate Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Merchandising, Marketing or a related field.
  • Minimum of one to two years of relevant business experience, previous internship experience or retail experience accepted.
  • Basic understanding of market and consumer impact online planning.
  • Knowledge/understanding of product development process.
  • Basic working knowledge of financial principles in cost development.
  • Strong collaboration skills through clear and authentic communication style with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Adobe knowledge a plus. Previous experience with SAP preferred.

In return for your expertise,


offers a competitive and comprehensive flexible benefits package which includes Medical/Dental/ Life/Vision, 401(k), educational support, paid Volunteerism program, fitness club discounts, onsite health & wellness programs, generous employee discounts, a business casual work environment, summer hours, a challenging work environment, and exciting career growth opportunities!

Founded in 1876, Jockey International, Inc. is a privately held, family owned company with headquarters in Kenosha, WI. Started by Rev. Samuel T. Cooper as a sock company to serve lumberjacks of the day, the company has expanded into one of the most well-known apparel brands around the world. Today, Jockey products are sold in more than 145 countries. Jockey is committed to quality and innovation, and the passionate pursuit to satisfy the human need for comfort continues to be the company’s hallmark. Visit to experience the quality and craftsmanship of the Original American Underwear brand.

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