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REMOTE Retail Merchandise Planner (In NY & NJ)

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Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)
Industry: Consumer Products and Services / Retail & Wholesale

REMOTE Merchandise Planner Position – (In NY & NJ)

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Bayside Search Group is currently working on multiple Expansion Merchandise Planner openings with a FUNDYNAMIC, and GROWING multi-channel retailer with more than 500 stores throughout the U.S.!  We are looking for Merchandise Planners with 3-5+ years of experience working for a corporate retailer.  This position is remote to individuals residing in NY, NJ, and Philadelphia areas. 

 

In addition to working in a dynamic environment this organization also offers:

  • Highly collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Enjoy TRUE work/life balance – for over 100 years this company has valued its employees and their families
  • Debt-free organization, that is expanding and offering HUGE future growth opportunities.
  • Opening 150 new stores in the next few years!

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop plans by analyzing historical data and current trends while identifying risks and opportunities. Reconcile plans from a top down and bottom-up perspective
  • Organize and lead business review meetings
  • Manage the financial success of the area by driving the business to exceed sales, gross margin, gross margin return on investment and inventory turn goals
  • Provide pertinent feedback to the allocators and location planners to support the development of store volume tiers to optimally incorporate store performance into the assortment and allocation processes
  • Collaborate with the merchant team to develop and communicate a comprehensive pre-season strategy that aligns financial and product opportunities across multiple departments
  • Lead, mentor coach: manage day-to day activities of allocator analyst & location planners

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Four year College Degree and minimum of 3 years experience as a Retail Merchandise Planner
  • Experience in location planning and allocation a plus
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of merchandise planning principles, practices and procedures

 

WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • Relocation assistance
  • Great work-life balance
  • Future growth opportunities within an expanding organization
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Reference Id: 3927
Recruiter: Heather Werd
Recruiter Email: heather@baysidesearchgroup.com
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