Merchandise Assistant

Gap Inc.
New York, New York, United States
25 Sep 2021
13 Nov 2021
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

We are looking for a Merchandise Assistant with strong attention to detail, positive can-do attitude, and a passion for product to support the Gap International Franchise Merchandising Team. In this role, you will contribute to the success of the brand through the management of integral business and merchandising systems, creation of selling tools, and working effectively as a member of the cross functional team by communicating clearly and focusing on team objectives.

What You'll Do

  • Ensure franchise merchandising and business systems are properly maintained, checked for accuracy, and changes are made in a timely manner with appropriate followup
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of cross-functional teams including internal Franchise team, Global counterparts, and external Franchise accounts
  • Support Market Week and seasonal buy events including selling tool creation, showroom set up, and assist with account presentations
  • Support Merchants with seasonal assortment set up, customer order forms, sizing set up, order pricing
  • Plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and increase efficiency; and follow through on any outstanding issues as needed
  • Perform ad-hoc projects that arise to support franchise product team across merchandising and planning

Who You Are

  • Strong communication and relationship/team skills with a pro-active approach to responsibilities
  • Strong ability to identify and execute priorities with a sense of urgency and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills to ensure timely and accurate execution of responsibilities
  • Proficient skills in Excel and Outlook with an aptitude for learning new programs
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 1-2 years Retail/Wholesale experience preferred; merch operations/customer support a plus

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • 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.

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