Deliverer Merchandise Job Description Sample
ReedPOP is the largest producer of pop culture events in the world. We build fun on a daily basis and deliver once-in-a-lifetime experiences for fans around the globe. ReedPOP is built upon a "fan first" philosophy, a culture of creativity and an office environment that is open and collaborative. We are a kind-hearted, hard-working, fun-loving group of folks who never take ourselves too seriously. Ask us what the best parts about working at ReedPOP are and we'll quickly answer "our people and the fans." We are a boutique team with all the resources of a large global organization which provides us with the freedom to build fun new businesses and connect fans through the passions they share. Our customers include Marvel, DC Entertainment, Lucasfilm, Funko, Disney, Hasbro, Nintendo, Nerd Block, Chevrolet, Archie Comics, Valiant Entertainment and millions of fans from all over the planet. We are constantly hard at work, making things happen and always trying to deliver more than what is expected of us.
WORKING FOR REEDPOP:
ReedPOP wants individuals who demonstrate initiative, an inquisitive mind, an entrepreneurial spirit, a creative vision, an obsession with making things better, a passion for solving puzzles, the humility to laugh at yourself, the willingness to ask for help when you're over your head (you will be), the ability to deal (healthily) with multiple projects, tight deadlines and demanding partners. We work how we live and we apply our passion for pop culture to every aspect of what we do. We want someone who can't help but wake up at 3 AM thinking about improving the experience for our fans. Our culture is creative, fun, supportive, open without exception, and as with all positions at ReedPOP, the focus is on fans first, regardless of if they're in a three-piece suit or walking around with a four-foot sword made out of cardboard. At ReedPOP, we've found that positive, genuine, good-hearted people make great co-workers, so that's the type of person we hire. Bring us your creativity, personality, customer focus and enthusiasm for pop culture – we can't wait to meet you!
WHAT'S COOL ABOUT THIS JOB:
ReedPOP is looking for an enthusiastic, driven, customer service oriented person that will assist the merchandise team in the development, manufacturing, sales and fulfillment of exclusive merchandise for all assigned events within the ReedPOP global portfolio, as well as ReedPOPSupplyCo.com. You will have the opportunity to assist in the development and delivery of awesome exclusive merchandise for passionate fans all over the world. What could be cooler than that? The Merchandise Coordinator's role is to assist in implementing the Merchandise Director's vision and plan for the merchandise – both leading up to and onsite at our events. This includes overseeing many "behind the scenes" aspects of the merchandise development process, such as submitting and ensuring that invoices are paid in a timely manner, keeping track of individual product development with licensors, keeping records of all warehouse inventory and uploading new products to our e-commerce platforms. A key part of the Merchandise Coordinator's role is to deliver world class customer service for all of our partners and customers. A true passion for toys, collectibles, clothing and rad swag will come in very handy in this role!
BRING YOUR PASSION AND EXPERTISE:
We want you to be a solution based thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit
You will support all aspects of the merchandise development process and sales cycle for all ReedPOP shows
Manage all vendor invoices and process payments in a timely matter
Serve as the ReedPOP Supply co customer service champion and as the liaison to Reed's internal Customer Service department for all merchandise related issues
Proactively work to ensure that all customer service issues related to merchandise are resolved in a timely manner, handled with a cheerful personality and that the solutions are always in the best interest of our fans
Manage the submission process for all SKUs with licensing partners (i.e. Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel, CBS etc.), including keeping track of the various product development phases and ensuring that products comply with all applicable safety standards
Oversee and assist with the logistics of shipping products into and out of convention centers worldwide
Ensure that ReedPOPSupplyCo.com is always up to date and that products are represented accurately
Draft copy for merchandise for websites, newsletters, social media and other collateral.
Contribute to ideation sessions for new product concepts and new form factors that will appeal to our fans
Attend all meetings and telephone calls pertaining to merchandise creation, marketing and fulfillment
Contribute to all licensed product initiatives, including identifying and developing relationships with licensors whose properties appeal to ReedPOP fans
Conduct focus groups and fan meet ups to better understand the latest trends and types of products that our fans want
Track status, progress and deliverables for all merchandise
Maintain an eye for detail and quality on all projects big and small, while communicating with the team to meet deadlines
Create and cultivate a "one team" approach through collaboration with event management, marketing, sales and operations
Contribute to the strategic and creative development of all marketing materials and merchandise designs for ReedPOP Supply Co
College degree in a relevant field or equivalent business training or experience
Minimum of two years relevant merchandising, customer service, fashion, retail and/or marketing experience
Strong copy writing skills are required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Professional level knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Highly organized, detail oriented & proactive with a strong ownership sensibility and a passion for merchandise
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Must be highly collaborative with a "We" not "Me" mentality.
Must be comfortable with ambiguity and always willing to take the initiative to create something new
You must be resourceful and willing to find creative solutions that will help you achieve your goals
We want a social and empathetic person that will truly care about our audiences and live for making them happy as often as possible
You should be team-oriented and collaborative with the ability to manage relationships with internal and external partners
You should be a happy, optimistic person that enjoys seeing the big picture while striving to create a great future for our brands
Must be flexible and able to adjust within a fast-paced work environment with unpredictable deadlines and schedules.
Ability to multi-task, shift priorities and focus on finding solutions
You should be flexible in your viewpoints, always looking for the best ideas and ready to be an advocate for ideas other than your own
Must be a humble person that is secure enough in yourself to be able to ask for help, say "I don't know" and always learn from your mistakes.
A true passion for pop culture and our fans
Some domestic and possibly international travel is required. Approximately 4-5 times per year
Divisional Merchandise Manager Job
Req #: 69092
Mall/Shopping Center: Home Office, Columbus
At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!
The DMM leads buying teams responsible for the assortment architecture and selection of product, with a high-level of financial accountability. This role will utilize insights from marketing to build the merchant strategy, ultimately exceeding the financial goals for the upcoming year. This role reports to SVP/GMM.
Develop and lead merchandise strategy to deliver category sales and margin objectives - merchandise mix, brand, pricing, seasonality, channel and reposition the assortment strategy
Evaluate and anticipate market trends in collaboration with Trend Director
Strategize opportunities to build a leading athletic and men's assortment within the DSW segment
Research new vendors and merchandise categories
Manage key vendor relationships, including Senior Executive- CEO, President
Lead seasonal style and line review presentations
Superior negotiation skills
LEADING & MOTIVATING
Can recruit, and mentor/develop high level talent, and build succession plans
Supervises buying teams for multiple product categories- directly responsible for Senior Buyers & Buyers
Organizes and delegates work aligned with company objectives
Encourages innovation and leads change
Works cross-functionally to build marketing and visual merchandising to drive customer communication
Models DSW values- Passion, Collaboration, Accountability, Humility
Participate in development of Long Range Plans and Strategic Plan Sessions
Margin Owner- Sales, IMU, MD- consistently deliver sustainable results
Collaborate with Merchandise Planning & Assortment Planning to manage both pre-season and in-season forecasts
Work cross-functionally with Store Planning & Allocation to deliver merchandise strategy in Store, and Online Merchandising to maximize online sales
12-15+ years merchant experience
Leads with DSW Values; Passion, Accountability, Collaboration, Humility
High degree of analytical and negotiating skills
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Solid coaching/mentoring skills; strong leader of others
Seeks out partners to hindsight; drives continuous improvement
Has strong track record developing and promoting talent
Creates long term vision for category/categories supporting overall company strategy
B.S. Degree in Retail Merchandising, Marketing or Business or equivalent experience
DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected classification recognized by state or federal laws.
Financial Merchandise Planner
The Financial Merchandise Planner is responsible for planning shows to maximize sales including proper alignment of items and product stories, cross selling opportunities, item rotation, and cross promotion opportunities.
What you'll do
Scripts and releases show runs in the show scheduling tool in accordance with planning release timeline.
In accordance with the planning rules, the show planner will ensure the rotation between item airtime and exposures maximizes sales.
Applies action found in item in terms of promotional pricing handles and markdowns.
Creates show and item stories designed to maximize sales including on-air graphics.
Drop down boxed in the show run in order to properly communicate the stories on-air via graphics.
Works with the financial planner on the following:
Execution of airtime vision for key items and future scripts items.
Maximize sales on the same day as shows air by troubleshooting and revising as needed.
Partners with buyers/sales managers/show hosts to execute and deliver for proper on-air execution and show positioning.
Works with financial planner and buyer to identify show opportunities to maximize sales and airtime.
Serves as a point of communication to the call center forecasting team to communicate show run changes and challenges.
What you'll need to succeed
1-3 years inventory planning experience in merchandise/merchandising/marketing environment preferred. Retail store/department management experience is a plus
Demonstrated experience in a PC/Windows environment, Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer).
Analytical, organizational and communication skills required.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and adapt quickly to change.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience required.
Benefits – What you'll get
401(k) match, Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Paid Time Off
Team member discount
Casual dress, 7 days/week
Merchandise Manager, Young Athletes
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
For Nike, Inc. merchants, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Nike Merchandising team understands consumer needs and market capacity to create the right product mix for marketplaces around the world. From stores to online, this team helps bring the seasonal category visions to life. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what's next to deliver the right product to the right places at the right time and price.
As a Merchandise Manager NA, Young Athletes, you will build assortments across Nike Direct channels to deliver on merchandising strategy and distinctive product direction across Gender, Member Mindsets, Product Type and Category. You will focus on the consumer, delivering curated, productive, profitable assortments across the Nike Direct digital marketplace. You will drive the one team philosophy through partnership with the Global and Geo cross functional
Key Accountabilities include:
Create and maintain member led channel assortments for Nike Direct
Adopt and collaborate on the Must Have Product Offering with Global and Geography Merchandising partners
Build and deliver the Geography Nike Direct consumer led capacity in partnership with Geo Category and Marketplace Merchandising, Planning and Analytics
Key Deliverables include:
Build product assortments aligned with the strategy and vision for Nike Direct in collaboration with Geography localization
Deliver on adoption targets for the Must Have Product Offering with Global and Geography Merchandising partners
Deliver Geo product direction with the Brand team to tell deeper stories and ensure localization needs are delivered
Read and react to in season analytics and identify opportunities to adapt current business and inform future assortments, merchandising strategies and strategic initiatives driven by member mindsets
Ensure assortments support financial targets in partnership with Geography Nike Direct Planning and Analytics
Deliver and participate in the key corporate gates and gameplan deliverables
Bachelor's degree or 2 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.
2 years of relevant experience within merchandising.
Ability to manage multiple deadlines and seasons
Effective verbal and written communication skills, including presentations to various cross-functional partners
Takes initiative, proficient information seeking skills, and a drive for results
Excellent attention to details
Ability to influence and build consensus across various functions.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
Experience with MMX and AV
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00379022
Senior Merchandise Manager - Willow Ridge Plaza
Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.
We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. Today, customers can find fabulous fashion at affordable prices online and in one of our 1,000+ stores globally. Old Navy celebrates a workplace that's just as diverse as our customers. Fun, fashion, family and value are at the heart of everything we do. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.
Old Navy – a brand for everyone a place for you!
As the Senior Merchandise Manager, you drive profitable sales growth by planning and executing company merchandising direction through standard operating procedure execution in your department (i.e. markdowns, signage, replenishment and marketing). You lead a department responsible for a majority of the total store sales and play a pivotal role in leading a complex and dynamic business. As the subject matter expert for all brand merchandising training, tools and resources, you train, coach and hold others accountable to brand merchandising and productivity standards. Your department consistently represents brand standards and company strategies. To drive profitability, you are responsible for flexing based on our brand's merchandising principles and financial analysis. You know and execute all company product knowledge and strategy. You own the development of your direct reports, and create a culture of engagement and high performance through development and coaching Brand Associates, Department Managers and Specialists. As a senior leader in the building, you are expected to lead the leadership team in the absence of your General Manager.
As an Old Navy leader, your first priority is to contribute to the success of your store. This means that you not only deliver in your role as the Senior Merchandise Manager, but you also model leadership behaviors and deliver as a manager on duty. As the Manager on Duty, you deliver results during your assigned time, drive key performance indicators and brand loyalty by leading through your team. You make decisions and collaborate with other members of your store leadership team to prioritize work based on business needs and company direction.
Developing Direct Reports and Others
Drive for Results
Note: This position description indicates the general nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions expected for the aforementioned position. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required.
Must be at least 18 years of age
College degree or equivalent work experience preferred
2-3 years of soft lines and visual merchandising experience preferred
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees
Ability to maneuver around sales floor, stock room, work with and around cleaning chemicals, and lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work a flexible schedule (including travel) to meet the needs of the business, including evenings, overnight and weekend shifts
Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta.
One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
Employee stock purchase plan.*
Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.*
Family care programs.
Pet Discount Program.
For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteenth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.
The Merchandise Planner works in collaboration with the Category Management Team to deliver on the business strategy by leading the development and ongoing management of the annual and weekly financial plan, creating the business forecast, and evaluating potential pricing decisions and promotional plans. Manages ongoing financial plans through data-driven recommendations and creation of the demand plan. Works highly collaboratively within a matrix organization to ensure the cross functional team is delivering budgeted P&L results.
Develops category and/or departmental financial plans to achieve sales and profit goals. Recommends actions based on historical performance and forecasts comparing various scenarios.
Partners with various areas within Retail Products and cross functional project teams to drive key initiatives that impact the business and deliver end to end P&L results.
Conceptualizes highly complex analytics to provide insights for proactive issue resolution and evaluations. Provides post mortem analysis of merchant category to identify trends and recommendations to maximize results.
Identifies item level opportunities to drive performance while controlling inventory levels by leveraging data and insights. Analyzes sales trends, item level data, pricing and promotional plans, markdowns and budgets to build a demand plan.
Performs annual financial planning and conducts weekly forecasting. Executes reports to drive performance and alignment across category team and cross functional partners.
Develops approaches to drive the development of broad reaching initiatives.
Establishes guidelines, best practices and standards.
Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.
As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.
Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of experience in one or more of the following: retail, merchandising, planning, demand planning, inventory management, allocation, analytics, finance or replenishment, OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience in two or more of the following: retail, merchandising, planning, demand planning, inventory management, allocation, analytics, finance or replenishment.
Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, including the executive level.
Strong analytical skills, problem solving skills and recommends solutions, superior critical thinking skills, and strong communication and presentation skills.
Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels within an organization.
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
Master's Degree OR MBA.
4 years of experience in one or more of the following: retail, merchandising demand planning, inventory management, allocation, analytics, finance or replenishment.
At least 1 year of experience in cross functional team leadership.
JDA, SAP or other merchandise planning tools.
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Freelance Merchandise Coordinator
Attends any client meetings (e.g. pre-photo studio) or interacts with clients directly as necessary.
Ensures high quality standards in all Photo Studio client deliverables monitoring that client merchandise is in prime condition and handled with outmost care at all times.
Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely distribution and recollection of client merchandise to and from all responsible parties throughout the Photo Studio production workflow based on photo layouts and photo schedules, according to work order specifications.
Ensures high quality consistency across a range of Photographic Artwork by evaluating condition of received client merchandise (i.e. defects), and by digitally (i.e. database) and physically (i.e. warehouse) tagging, cataloging, tracking, and monitoring status of client merchandise, throughout the Photo Studio process.
Demonstrates a commitment to the Company Quality Improvement Effort by ensuring client merchandise is ready for high quality presentation shoots (while adhering to budget guidelines).
Maintains database related to merchandise issues and makes recommendations for improvements in warehouse, reports, processes, and assigned tasks.
Creates strong and effective internal partnerships and collaborates across the business; listens and values the opinions of others.
Is an effective team member; supports the team by pitching in at any level and effectively working across the organization to meet the needs of the business.
Takes ownership of personal actions and outcomes; encourages and empowers others to do the same.
Embraces change; maintains an open mind and is flexible and adaptable in the face of ambiguity and change.
Focuses efforts on achieving SMART objectives aligned to the Company's Strategic Imperatives.
Proactively seeks opportunities to increase knowledge, skills and abilities.
Monitors and pursues upward and lateral growth opportunities to enhance expertise and drive career development.
- Supports Company's profitability efforts by focusing on the efficient, accurate and timely completion of the assigned Photo Studio activities.
- May perform other duties, as needed, to meet the needs of the business.
Qualifications / Requirements
Education & Certifications
Secondary School (e.g. High School) Diploma, General Education Degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job.
Associate Degree (e.g. 2-year vocational school) or equivalent degree in Warehouse Management or Logistics & Supply Change Management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
- Experience in a Warehouse environment or similar experience in Photography merchandising a plus.
Skills & Abilities
Basic knowledge of the Company's products, solutions and services a plus.
Basic understanding of the market and business environment that affects the assigned clients a plus.
Basic understanding of effective Print, Photo Studio, and/or Digital production, processes, roles, tools (digital and conventional) and workflow practices and trends.
Basic knowledge to proficient in Warehouse material handling techniques and processes, such as:
Material receiving, storage, and shipping
Disassembly, packaging, shelving
Good people, organizational, and analytical skills (including attention to detail).
Good verbal and written communication skills
- Basic to proficient Computer Software (SW)
Apple Mac equipment and operating systems
Overall Business SW (e.g. MS-Office Suite)
Specific Functional SW (e.g. Abode Design Suite, Acrobat plus QuarkXpress; Project Management Software; Agile; or others; etc.)
Ability to develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with peers and colleagues in one or more areas of the organization.
Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal clients and/or external clients (e.g. printers, product manufacturers, service providers, and/or clients).
Ability to work well in a team environment, with a moderate degree of supervision, to handle a heavy workload, to prioritize work, and to meet assigned deadlines.
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Merchandise Inventory Manager - Automotive/Diy
Currently, Meijer is looking for a Merchandise Inventory Manager. Actively leads the assigned business area to achieve financial goals by supporting the development of business strategies, developing the skill sets with the team, and executing defined business processes.
Develops a partnership with the Merchandise Manager/Director to support the development of key merchandising strategies and tactics that deliver financial objectives and delivery ROI.
Partners with the Merchandise Manager/Director to drive and execute key business decisions impacting assigned business area such as:
Product Flow & Exit Strategies
Resource Allocation (Receipts, Space & Inventory)
Calendar & Timeline compliance with regard to new stores, remodel stores & category transitions (including seasonal resets and clearance)
Partners with the Merchandise Manager/Director to support the development of key business strategies impacting the assigned category such as:
Pricing & Promotional Activity
Supports the development of pre-season financial strategies developed by the Planning COE to achieve planned sales, margin, and turn goals.
Approves product flow strategies for both domestic and import programs to deliver optimum profit while ensuring they align with overall Meijer supply chain strategies.
Co-leads key business review meetings directing the team to highlight the current state of the business, forecasts future trends, and focuses on resolution.
Leads monthly forecast review meeting with the Merchandise Manager/Director, discusses MPRS level performance, identifies strategies and holds the team accountable for the strategies agreed upon to maintain a positive trend or reverse a negative one.
Drives accountability within the team to seek out in-season opportunities to maximize sales, margin, inventory turn, and ROI.
Utilizes fact-based analysis to drive merchandising decisions across all teams.
Collaborates with Merchandise Manager/Directorto manage and develop relationships with key vendors within area of responsibility, defining strategies and developing and reinforcing corporate guidelines that drive profitability, manage inventory investment achieving ROI and drive future growth.
Accountable for managing resolution of key merchandising issues affecting customers, including customers, stores, and DFs; such as:
Product flow and Supply Chain Strategies
Over-Stocks/Out of Stocks
Provides leadership within team to effectively manage an open relationship across the team and leadership.
Provides coaching, guidance, and direction to the Business Analysts to develop their individual skill set.
Works with Merchandise Manager/Director to resolve conflict and teamwork issues within assigned teams to be sure they are operating effectively and efficiently.
Communicates with Merchandise Manager/Director and appropriate levels of the organization to recognize and raise issues or opportunities in a timely manner.
Responsible for key human resource functions for Business Analysts including:
Adherence to company policy
Enforces Fact-based decision-making within the team.
Influences and partnerships with others outside of the organization.
This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.
5+ years experience in Merchandising or prior experience with inventory allocation within the retail industry.
Ability to drive positive change.
Knowledge of the retail industry; understanding of specific product lines and core customer behavior.
Results focused using performance targets and goals to drive self and Team success.
Building Effective Teams: Proven ability to build and maintain product cross-functional relationships.
Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly and can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately.
Office computer skills; able to learn company systems and tools.
Merchandise Coordinator, Keep Collective
Stella & Dot Family Brands (Stella & Dot www.stelladot.com, KEEP Collective www.keepcollective.com, and EVER Skincare www.everskin.com) is a mission-driven global social selling platform company that spans women's lifestyle categories and operates in 6 countries. To date, our brands have helped over 50,000 independent business owners earn over $450 million in flexible income. Our mission is to give woman a modern way to earn flexible income that works when they do and helps them create a life they love. Our positive and inspiring community goes beyond business and offers life coaching and recognition to fuel the personal growth and development of our community.
Stella & Dot Family Brands is a private and profitable company with investors that include Sequoia Capital. Our story and products have graced the pages of prestigious business and fashion press ranging from The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times to Vogue.
Stella & Dot is headquartered in a beautiful office in Brisbane, California, just south of San Francisco. Additionally, we have offices around the world.
Design: New York, New York and Sausalito, California
Operations: Groveport, Ohio and Scottsdale, Arizona
European HQ: London, England (with country offices in Paris, France and Berlin, Germany)
KEEP Collective (www.keepcollective.com), launched in 2015, offers exclusive, meaning based charms and personalized jewelry via an independent network of over 10,000 Independent Business Owners (Designers) in the United States and Canada. Our affordable accessories are sold online via Facebook, as well as at in-home design sessions, in our innovative social selling model. Our hallmark for customers is exclusive and irresistible design, quality we stand behind and personal service. Quickly surpassing $50 million in sales, KEEP Collective has growth potential in our existing countries and with global expansion.
Our business owners are powered by the Stella & Dot Family Brands social selling platform, and utilize our industry disrupting technology to work flexibly, on the go from their phones, with a choice to work a few hours a week or make it a full-time career. KEEP Collective was launched by the Stella & Dot Family Brands to broaden our mission impact of empowering women to earn flexible income and design a life they love. Join our team!
KEEP Collective is seeking a Merchandise Coordinator who is passionate, flexible, eager, and seeking growth and exposure to all areas of the business. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, results-driven, proactive, and demonstrate strong communication skills. You must also possess a general interest in understanding the KEEP designer, customer, and business model.
The Merchandise Coordinator will be responsible for sample maintenance, as well as collaborating with teams across offices for all merchandising sample needs. You will support the Merchandise team with file maintenance and concise communication with cross-functional partners. You will also attend and actively participate in development, packaging, business, and milestone meetings, with the goal to eventually own product categories independently. This position is primarily based at our Brisbane HQ, with flexibility (and transportation) to travel to Sausalito, downtown SF, off-site photo shoots & other travel as necessary.
Perform daily activities that support Merchandising strategies and assists in the creation of a simple and compelling product presentation that will inspire the Stylist/Customer to buy
Assist in the management of seasonal product assortment, merchandise point of view, seasonal strategies, non-jewelry positioning, and promotional plans
Understand basic components of driving a business based on daily and weekly sales, margin performance and focus group findings. Works with manager to react to business in a timely manner
Responsible for Weekly Business Reports
Develop the ability to recap business and articulate learnings to team and cross-functional partners
Assist with in-season management , including Midsights/Hindsights
Responsible for maintaining accurate files each season (Talking Points, Recommended/Discontinued Lists, Pricing File, TM1)
Responsible for timely workflow of deliverables and timelines
Communicate changes in merchandise assortments and messaging to the appropriate members of the cross-functional team on a timely basis; actively listen to all members of the cross-functional team to ensure that tasks are well integrated
Build strong partnerships with other members of the cross-functional team and brand counterparts
Create an open communication with brand counterparts by attending divisional/cross functional meetings
Develop presentation skills in appropriate forums
Demonstrate strong teamwork skills through cooperating with cross-functional teams
Build relationships with Marketing, PD, Production, Design, PR, Field Development, Customer Service center & Planning
Possess a working knowledge of financial measurements
Possess a strong sense of urgency, along with the ability to prioritize projects when necessary
Possess strong listening, verbal and written communication skills, including follow-up communication to supervisor and/or cross-functional partners
Develop a point of view about product assortment and business opportunities
Analyze a problem and formulate a logical rationale for the decision
Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking in a fast paced, evolving environment
Possess computer literacy and facility with Microsoft Office and Excel
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
1-2 years of experience as a Merchandise Coordinator or equivalent
Ability to transport, maneuver and visually evaluate merchandise
Ability to travel domestically
Compensation & Benefits:
You will participate in a compensation program that includes a competitive base salary and performance based bonus opportunities. Stella & Dot also offers comprehensive health plans, a flexible vacation policy, 401k matching, and more.
Sr. Financial Analyst, Merchandise
Manage business relationships and accounting processes whiledriving efficiencies within Shared Services. Ensure timely and accuracy of transactional processing, ensure accurateaccounting records in accordance with GAAP and effective controls, research andresolve any transactional related questions or issues for bothinternal/external business teams and 3rd party vendor providers. Interfaces with all levels of leadership inaddressing financial questions, results, variances and procedures.
Job Responsibilitiesand Accountabilities:
Responsible for maintaining current businessprocesses and controls for merchandise accounts payable.
Responsible for accurate payment and imaging formerchandise payables and managing vendor and customer escalations.
Co-Lead Lawson AP daily payment processing andperiod close check list.
Ensure all procedures outlined are beingfollowed by assigned department personnel.
Support for the following business processfunctions: wholesale merchandise accounts payable; retail DSD merchandise accountspayable; negative vendor balance (vendor receivables); pharmacy returns; paymentand accounting business process and controls.
Primary day to day interaction with on andoffshore teams.
Partner and collaborate with third partyprovider. Interact with internal andexternal customers in fulfilling inquires, data requests or analysis. Maintain relationships with key internal andexternal stakeholders.
Significant interaction with company management,our TSA/PSA partners and external/internal auditors.
Assist with special projects relating tooperations analysis, acquisitions, dispositions, and other finance /operational projects
Monitor service level metrics and keyperformance indicators (KPI). Ensure SOXcompliance and assist in testing.
Seek out and implement "best practices".
Bachelor's degree in Business or Finance or arelated discipline preferred.
4 years General Business or Accountingexperience.
Ability to solicit support for ideas and providesound rationale for recommendations.
Complete assignments independently and handlecomplex accounting activities.
Broad experience with cross functional programmanagement preferred.
Possess ability to analyze, interpret, andreport financial data.
Ability to solve problems and re-engineerprocess using analytical frameworks to streamline the process.
Must be a self-starter who can work well withinvarious situations (from well-defined to unstructured) and proactively identifybusiness improvement areas.
Ability to interact at all levels in theorganization from Executives to staff, including non-exempt level.
Functional knowledge/expertise and peoplecoaching/mentoring abilities.
Excellent communication and presentation skills,both verbal and written with all levels of management and strong customer focusand demonstrated ability to work in geographically dispersed teams.
Why Work forSUPERVALU?
As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers inthe United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities byproviding innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promiseevery day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply thebest national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private labelproducts to thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. Witha wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers youthe opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your career.
A GREAT PLACE TO GROW!
All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protectedveteran status. SUPERVALU is an EO employer –M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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