Tuesday , April 23 2024

Associate Merchandiser – Aeropostale Careers

Website Aeropostale

Job Description:

The Associate Merchandiser is responsible for independently managing, through partnership with the cross functional team, a specific piece of the Merchandiser’s larger, overall product classification. The Associate is accountable for merchandise management that meets or exceeds the financial goals of the category.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage Assistant Merchant and ensure daily responsibilities are being completed, including on order tracking and follow up, PO sample tracking and daily reporting
  • Analyze sales and customer trends and make adjustments to maximize the business.
  • Own season assortment planning, line development and merchandise selection (editing)
  • Partner with design team to effectively combine create strategy with line plan
  • Assess progress of line and ensure that it fits to overall product category themes
  • Maintain an understanding of the target customer profile through market data and competitive shopping analysis
  • Identify down trending classes, and implement new ideas to address the business needs
  • Partner with planning team on style and classification management
  • Develop ongoing strategies on pricing and product placement with a retail point of sale strategy
  • Oversee line and financial plans with accountability for meeting and exceeding goals of a product category; Initiate regular touch bases with Merchant to discuss progress

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to build strong working relationships with cross functional teams
  • Strong analytical and business acumen skills with ability to make sound business and financial decisions related to product and selling strategies.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel
  • Understanding of fashion trends and how they relate to the Aero customer
  • Commitment to learning and continuous development
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in merchandising or buying, preferably within a vertical retail organization

Job Details:

Company: Aeropostale

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Greater New York City Area

Application Deadline: N/A

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