Reporting to the business operations director to execute the merchandising strategy for D23 classes 15, 56-60, 62. Specifically, the Merchandise Planner will assist in driving sales and generating profit. The role serves as the primary support for setting up and maintaining material and labor assortments through data management, responding to stores and vendors, and providing analytical support to help achieve their sales and profit plans. The role is also charged with working with cross-functional groups to gain insight on trends and issues that would have an impact on the business.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40% - Executes the merchandising strategy. Manages all product information for assigned merchandising categories; works with d23 to onboard new products and relays product information to HDMS.
30% - Assists in driving sales and generating profit. Utilizes merchandising and HDMS systems to analyze key merchandising metrics (e.g., class productivity, product trending, margin rate) and provides recommendations for optimization and business improvement. Provide advanced analytics, database review and forward-looking analysis.
10% - Partners with cross-functional groups across the business to analyze components of the business where problems/trends exist.
10% - Works on behalf of the business operations director to identify, quantify, and communicate improvement opportunities; helps develop targets and strategies, if applicable
10% - Works on various products and process tests
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to Business Operations Director.
This position has 0 direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Strong analytical and problem solving skills
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