Title: Assistant Merchant
Reports to: Merchant
Position Summary: Weissman / Dancewear Solutions is a national Recital Costume and Dancewear manufacturer, catalog/web retailer experiencing rapid growth. The Assistant Merchant is responsible for assisting in the execution of merchandising strategies for Costume/Dancewear businesses, and supports the Product Development, in season management, purchasing, and marketing functions through daily communication regarding merchandising issues.
Responsibilities: Data Management. Responsible for maintaining data in assortment planning spreadsheets and visual assortment walls, as well as, communicating relevant merchandising information to other departments or in meetings.
Competitor research and analysis. Use resources (i.e. catalogs, online) to research and analyze competitor product assortment and pricing.
Business Analysis. Responsible for gathering and prepping all information needed to needed for weekly, seasonal, and annual business reviews, as well as, drawing product learning conclusions when necessary. Also responsible for ad-hoc analysis as needed.
Proofing. Responsible for proofing and ensuring all customer facing information is accurate on all business channels.
In season and other financial support as needed
Other projects as needed
Consistently meeting internal merchandising timelines.
Ensuring that all merchandising data is correctly managed within systems and spreadsheets data is accurate and competed on a timely basis.
Demonstrates an in depth knowledge of Microsoft office and Outlook software and a high level of accuracy in keying.
Highly developed communication and interpersonal negotiation skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a faced passed environment. Capability to prioritize and multi task. Flexibility to change priorities when necessary.
Demonstrate team player and ability to collaboratively with cross functional areas
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
All candidates considered must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug screen.