Merchandiser- Designer

Catbird NYC
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted 15 days ago
Full time

Catbird is looking for a Merchandiser to manage merchandising and planning for third party jewelry, home, gifts and beauty. The Merchandiser will manage a team responsible for a large, diverse product catalog and vendor matrix in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management: manage, develop and train the team handling our third party designer business. Co-manage projects and initiatives. Represent Merchandising in interdepartmental efforts.
  • Sales forecast, buys: manage sales projections, buys, stock levels and other key metrics. Identify and elevate key business opportunities and liabilities.
  • Allocation/Inventory: ensure timely receipt of orders, efficient stock to sales per location.
  • Reporting: generate and develop regular reports. Present recommendations re assortment edits, product or category opportunities.
  • Product: oversee vendor communication re product, price, lead times, production issues, general performance. Manage product catalog and dissemination of product knowledge.
  • Digital: work cross-functionally to optimize web sales, product/category performance and conversion by supporting the building/maintenance of website listings and other features, and providing product recommendations for mailers and social.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 4-5+ years in merchandising, buying and/or planning
  • 1-2+ years of management experience in the industry
  • Adept at learning new platforms and systems
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, Excel and retail math skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible: able to pivot quickly, multitask and set priorities for self and team
  • Strong sense of urgency and ownership
  • Team player with a respectful, positive and supportive approach
  • Willingness to work overtime as necessary

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