Free People Sample Coordinator

Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted 4 days ago
Full time

Job description


Sample Coordinator

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The Sample Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining photo samples for all channels – direct, catalog, retail and wholesale. This person will know the whereabouts of all samples using company programs and self-knowledge. They will coordinate the flow of samples from turnover, style out, photoshoot and activation. They will manage and organize by catalog and category. The coordinator will need to work closely with the other sample coordinators, copywriters, buyers, merchandisers, marketing and studio teams.


· Checking in and log merchandise using company system STEP

· Pulling multiple reports in support of merchandising team

· Maintaining tracking system for sample whereabouts

· Responsible for all sample orders including returning samples back to the DC and maintaining a monthly recap report

· Maintaining and organizing samples in an orderly fashion to bring over to studio every week

· Preparing and tagging all samples for web and catalog photo shoots including styling call outs and additional relevant information

· Overseeing weekly turn meetings and working closely with studio sample coords on marketing projects

· Working closely with studio and buying to maintain sample organization and return completed samples back to buyers

· Preparing samples for weekly homepages/marketing & style outs

· Preparing outdated samples for sample sale by packing boxes and labeling by class

· Building strong relationships with buying and studio teams

· Sharing creative ideas through monthly inspiration meetings


· Must exhibit strong communication, time management skills and interpersonal skills

· Ability to prioritize projects and handle multiple tasks

· Must demonstrate creative thinking

· Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships and communicate effectively with internal partners

· Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

· Bachelors Degree in Fashion, Business or a related field required

· Retail experience preferred


A Bachelors degree is expected.


Philadelphia, PA

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe strongly in fostering a safe, fair and respectful work environment. To ensure compliance with our non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies, we offer anti-harassment training to managers and employees.

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