Merchandise Coordinator

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

TOMS is in business to improve lives. When you wear or work with TOMS, you help fund access to mental health resources for the millions of people who need them.

About The Role

TOMS is looking for a Merchandise Coordinator to serve as a key support for fast-moving footwear categories. This person will contribute to the success of TOMS, and partner with Category Directors, Merchandising Managers, and the Merchant team as a whole by coordinating the flow of development and seasonal collections. In addition, they will be responsible for maintaining accurate Master Data in SAP and Product Bridge, and effectively communicate all dates and milestones cross-functionally. The construction, and continued data maintenance, and evolution of seasonal Margin Line Sheets is also a critical responsibility.

What You'll Do

  • Subject Matter Expert on Product Bridge (TOMS internal platform)
    • Own MID (aka: SKU) creation and updates for all sample MIDS and production MIDS
  • Management of Product Hierarchy and Product Line Master Data
    • Set up new styles in Hierarchy for MID Creation, including Legal approval of style names
    • Vet Product Hierarchy (PRDHA) and Classifications for accuracy, updating as needed (color, material, royalty, etc.)
    • Set up and manage new size grids as needed
    • Manage marketing names for cross-category alignment and accuracy
    • Manage Season Codes (delivery dates) and Plants/Distribution Channels
    • Extend Core and Carryover styles on seasonal basis
    • Upload North America pricing for Sample and Production MIDs on seasonal basis
  • Primary point of contact for MDM, MID Creation, and product-related system updates
  • Merchandising Document Creation & Continual Data Management (manage adds/drops, changes in color, delivery, material, price, costing uploads/duty validation)
    • Visual Line Plans
    • Margin Line Sheets
    • Sales Line Sheets
    • SMS Discrepancy Reports
    • Product Knowledge/Tech Sheets
    • Line Review Internal Recaps as needed
    • Additional ad hoc document creation & maintenance as needed
  • Support in building Product presentations for Line Reviews and Brand Conference
  • Facilitate setup of Preset forecasting tool at Final Line Review, and support setup at Brand Conference
  • Support Merchandising team with seasonal needs for Marketing assets and information
    • Manage Sales Workbook deliverables to Marketing/Creative staying on calendar
    • Facilitate photoshoot requests, communication with Creative, retouching notes and approvals
    • Collaborate with Merchandising team for all Packaging development or support assets

  • Sample Management
    • Own and manage all in-development seasonal samples, ensuring slat walls and sample racks are organized and accessible. Product Development will manage historical sample flow/storage.
    • Primary point of contact for managing all sample borrowing & loans (by other departments such as Creative, ECOM, Marketing, etc.)
    • Pull/track all new and carryover samples for line presentations, meetings, etc.
  • Support in Product Line Reporting for seasonal hindsight and ad hoc needs
    • Own the seasonal setup of BI reports for merchandise team, including MIDs, pricing, and margin
    • Manage the weekly distribution of BI reports to merchandise team

What You Bring

  • 1-3 years’ experience with footwear and/or apparel merchandising
  • Experience with Product Development in fashion products
  • Ability to contribute and work well within/across teams
  • Excellent attention to detail and very organized
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while shifting priorities
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point a must. Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, BI/SAP a bonus
  • Ability to carry up to 25lbs
  • Commitment to making kindness in business a standard

What We Give

  • $26.92 – 29.33 per hour, depending on experience, plus an annual bonus based on the company's performance
  • Hybrid work environment - work from home most days and come into the office when you need to
  • A $600 stipend when you join to furnish your home office how you like, plus $100 annually to refresh your supplies and gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K with company matching
  • A generous PTO policy + 12 paid annual holidays + one floating holiday
  • Half-Size Fridays: enjoy weekends starting at noon each Friday
  • 4 free pairs of shoes per year (yes, free!)
  • Employee Discount on all of our products plus discounts on partnering businesses
  • Wellness classes & resources (mental health, exercise, parenting, personal finance, nutrition, etc.)
  • Anti-Racism educational opportunities, including company-wide days of learning
  • Opportunities to volunteer with Impact Partners and Community Organizations

TOMS is a proud B Corporation and a member of the Fair Labor Association.

We're committed to transparent and equitable compensation, benefits, and opportunities.

EEO Statement:TOMS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to intentional anti-racism in all areas of our organization and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with the L.A. Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance. Our diverse backgrounds, perspectives, identities, and talents help us thrive.

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