Assist the Buyer(s) in the daily activities in the Merchandising Division.
ALL DUTIES WILL BE REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE BUYER or DMM OF THE SAME DEPARTMENT
Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices.
Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future merchandise availability and prepares market analysis reports.
Vendor structure planning – working with buyer on what vendors to use and figuring in how to best get the merchandise shipped from these vendors in a proper and most cost efficient way.
EOM updates – stock liquidations – looking daily at financial plans and stock levels to make sure that we are on pace to hit plan.
Markdown projections – looking weekly at items that are not selling thru at a level that they should be and at items that our 6 month or older.
Advertising Proposals – Working with buyer, Marketing Coordinator and Vendors on cost and creation of new advertising possibilities for the year.
Reordering items as necessary – keeping an eye on hot items and items that we carry all year to make sure we are replenishing stores in a timely matter.
Keep in contact with District Managers and Regional Managers on what’s going on in stores and what needs they may have or what they are seeing and hearing from stores.
Protect the company’s assets and financial information by ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of internal control procedures, and informing management and/or appropriate officials of potential fraud risk.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.