Merchandise Coordinator - Accessories + Collaborations

Recruiter
Athleta
Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Posted
17 Sep 2021
Closes
25 Sep 2021
Ref
376438
About Athleta

For the past 22 years, we've committed ourselves and our brand to a single aim: to empower all women and girls. Inspiration. Collaboration. Connection. Inclusivity. It's what we do best, and we're on the hunt for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

We use business as a force for good by putting people and the planet right up there with profit, which is why Athleta is a certified B Corp. Ready to make a move? Join us. Because we know that alone we're strong, but together we're unstoppable.

About the role

At Athleta, we're inspired by those who continually push themselves to be their best. We're looking for people who find inspiration in the same things we do. Like community. Participation. Empowering others. Working as a team. Never forgetting that work isn't work without a little play - And, of course, being a part of something bigger.

What you'll do

  • Work effectively as a member of the cross functional team by communicating clearly and focusing on team objectives
  • Manage and track samples
  • Keep samples organized and up to date for use in merchant presentations, visual set-ups, and seasonal marketing
  • Create, enter & perform in-season updates to product information in multiple data bases
  • Plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and increase efficiency
  • Perform general administrative duties for merchandising team as needed
  • Maintain reports and tools, as needed by merchandising team
  • Complete seasonal projects for merchandising team (ex: trend and competitor research)
  • Assist in the development of the product assortment, key item positioning, and ensuring that the collection is compelling, commercially viable and supports overall business objectives
  • Attend cross functional meetings and class reviews to stay abreast of any changes in assortment and strategies


Who you are

  • Advanced computer skills and proficient in Microsoft applications - Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Strong organizational and planning skills to ensure timely and accurate execution of responsibilities
  • Impeccable attention to details regarding system applications.
  • Demonstrate strong ability to be financially responsible and understand financial implications of mistakes
  • Strong ability to identify and execute priorities with a sense of urgency.
  • Strong communication and relationship/team skills
  • Handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with the ability to shift gears at a moment's notice
  • Highly adept at learning systems such as FileMaker, InDesign and Venus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and follow-through skills
  • 4 year degree preferred
  • Retail experience preferred

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Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.