Assistant Merchandiser, LOFT Outlet
Company: Ascena Retail Group
Location: New York
Posted on: February 15, 2019
Brand Overview:ascena retail group, inc. is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant and Catherines), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Assistant Merchandiser, LOFT Outlet to join our team located at our Times Square Tower-ANN-New York, NY 10036. Position Overview: Assistant Merchandiser LOFT Petites & Non-Apparel About the Position The Assistant Merchandiser supports the execution of departmental strategies and business objectives; is responsible for assisting throughout the Product Life Cycle process; and supports the department with any necessary tactical responsibilities. Responsibilities* Achieve/exceed financial plan by supporting Senior Merchandiser in all facets of managing a successful department* Generate and distribute weekly, monthly, and seasonal reports* Provide analysis and understanding of current business trends* Provide applicable historical information and market research* Manage daily Merchandising responsibilities, including: accurately building, editing and maintaining assortment sheets; reconciling and updating receipts; maintaining sample accuracy and handoff; communicating necessary information to Cross-Functional team in a timely manner* Prepare all necessary documents and resources for major Product Lifecycle Meetings, including Hindsight, Investment Review, etc.* Conduct research on competitive set including pricing, style, and key messaging information* Demonstrate awareness of retail landscape* Support lead Merchandiser in building assortment* Participate on Cross-Functional team and make relevant recommendations to drive results* Build relationships with Cross-Functional partners and participate as a solution-oriented team member, contributing to a high performing team* Partner with Planning to execute promotional strategies to effectively manage sales, gross margin, and inventory* Partner with Sourcing to secure timely flow of delivery* Partner with Marketing to deliver accurate mailer/PR look book information Requirements* Bachelor's degree in fashion-related major* 1 year of related experience in Merchandising, or relevant Internships* Strong strategic thinking and analytical capabilities* Strong verbal and written communication skills* Working knowledge of retail financial measurements* Strong fashion sense, with a sense of brand and client needs* Broad-based business acumen with the potential to grow to the Merchant level* Ability to be an active listener and take direction* Strong self-management and time management skills* Detail oriented, with excellent follow-through skills* Strong prioritization skills* Excellent organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking in a fast paced environment* Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications #LI-LL1 Location:Times Square Tower-ANN-New York, NY 10036Position Type:Regular/Full time Equal Employment Opportunity The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.
Keywords: Ascena Retail Group, New York , Assistant Merchandiser, LOFT Outlet, Hospitality & Tourism , New York, New York
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