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 Job Title:Merchandising Assistant (DKNY) - AM Retail Group
 Job ID:5434
 Position Type:NYC Office
 Location:New York, NY
 Date Posted:12/23/2018
 Job Description:Our people define our company. AM Retail Group associates are smart, ambitious, engaging & fun people, who strive for excellence in everything they do. Working here requires commitment, innovation, & flexibility. The entrepreneurial drive of our associates is at the heart of our quest to improve & innovate.

We have an immediate opening for an energetic & passionate person to join our NYC Merchandising team as a Merchandising Assistant.

This is an entry level merchandising position for a fashion retailer with a long heritage of designing and manufacturing footwear, outerwear, apparel, and accessories. The right candidate must be able to demonstrate both analytical & creative qualities. It requires leadership qualities and confidence and be comfortable with presenting information to peers and senior executives. This is a great entry level position with huge opportunity to learn merchandising, fashion & retail.
 Responsibilities:Systems Data Entry and Maintenance
  • Set-up, coordination and maintenance of all vendor information such as requesting shipping updates, communicating and resolving SKU issues and follow-up on samples.
  • Create and enter Purchase Orders, Style Sets and Stats.
  • Purchase Order maintenance including re-writes, price changes and ticket ordering
  • Coordination with Distribution/Logistics with tracking of shipments

    Price Management and Promotions
  • Assists with pricing strategy on new products (PMU and gross margin)
  • Assists with the management of markdowns and exit strategies for product
  • Keying of price changes and making sure they “tie” back to VMU and also final audit on all product data in merchandising systems.

  •  Job Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Retail Merchandising, Business or with relative coursework in retail merchandising, fashion, or buying.
  • 2-3 years experience working in retail stores environment at the assistant manager or manager position or successful completion of a retail merchandising, fashion, or buying internship program.
  • Leadership positions held within college, high school, and/or within their employment.
  • Possesses written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be analytical, multi-tasking and detail-oriented with a well-developed set up interpersonal skills.
  • Computer/Excel skills, independence, decision-making skills and strong organizational skills are also required.

  •  Other Information:Being successful at AM Retail Group means putting the best ideas to work, taking action and following through. You will be challenged by smart, committed co-workers and pushed to be your best. This is a place where your individual talents and creativity make a difference.

    We are a dynamic company that provides competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401k, life, disability and more!

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    AM Retail Groups family of retail stores includes: Wilsons Leather, GH Bass & Co, Calvin Klein Performance Shops, DKNY, Karl Lagerfeld Paris
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