Merchandising Assistant - Apparel/Fashion

Adecco
Columbus Metropolitan Area, OH, USA
Posted 2 days ago
ContractorRetail Apparel and Fashion

Adecco Creative & Marketing is working with a women's apparel and fashion brand based in New Albany, OH. They are looking for a Merchandising Assistant to support the creation and execution of the merchandise strategy. They will supply customer insights, competitive intelligence, and trend observations. Assists the merchant team with historical analysis, assortment planning, and sample management.

-6 month assignment starting ASAP

-Commutable to New Albany, OH 2 days a week

-Passion for apparel/fashion/intimates and desire to learn

Job Responsibilities:

• Ranks products and presents insights and recommendations by combining data analysis and customer insights from in-store work, ecom, and social media.

• Supports Merchant in reacting to current business trends

• Works cross-functionally with planning, product development, and design

• Partner with Visual on floor set placement of product to insure that all styles are represented and volume and fashion projection objectives are met.

• Partner with Merchandising Operations to ensure data integrity

• Support Merchant, Planning, and Allocation on promotional cadence, flow order,

color/size buy, minimum /maximum quantities, etc.

• Order, track, and maintain all product samples

• Provide samples to business partners as needed

• Prepares samples for PR and Marketing turn-ins throughout the season

• Responsible for submitting a product for outfit guides, ecom turn-in, and push report

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• 1-2 years of experience in a merchandising-related position for a fashion retailer preferred.

• Bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising, retail management or business-related field preferred.

• Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Outlook.

• Acute attention to detail

• Ability to multi-task and manage priorities

• Must have a sense of urgency and personal accountability

• Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills

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