Title: Assistant Merchant
Reports to: Merchant
Position Summary: Weissman is an international Costume and Dancewear Catalog/Web Retailer and manufacturer that is experiencing rapid growth. The Assistant Merchant is responsible for assisting in the execution of merchandising strategies for Costume/Dancewear businesses, supporting product development, in season management, purchasing, and marketing functions
Data Management: Responsible for maintaining data in assortment planning tools, as well as, communicating relevant merchandising information to cross-functional partners.
Competitor research and analysis: Use resources to research and analyze industry competitors. Present and communicate findings
Business Analysis: Responsible for gathering and preparing all information needed for weekly, seasonal, and annual business reviews, as well as, drawing product learning conclusions. Responsible for ad-hoc analysis as needed.\
Proofing: Responsible for accuracy of customer facing information for all business channels.
Product and Customer Research: Become an expert of the dance industry and Weissman customer
Expected Outcomes: T
imelines: Meet all Merchandising calendar deadlines throughout the product development cycle
Accuracy: Ensuring that all merchandising data is managed within systems and completed on a timely basis
Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of Google Workspace and Excel
Strong attention to detail
Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrate ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to prioritize and be flexible to changes in priorities when necessary
Demonstrate ability to be a team player within merchandising and cross functional partners
Bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising or equivalent
All candidates considered must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug screen.