Assistant Merchandiser - Fastlanes

Recruiter
Old Navy
Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Posted
03 Oct 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2022
Ref
R8311
About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.

About the Role

In this role, you will develop, execute and drive inclusive merchandise strategies that delight the customer while meeting or exceeding the financial goals of the business. As the commercial backbone of the product development process, you will work closely with your cross functional partners using customer insights, market data and business performance to bring great products to market that amaze and delight our customers. You will own the product-level P and L, drive results and closely monitor the health of your categories ensuring product and assortments are commercially-viable and drive profitable growth. You are accountable and empowered to see things through the end.

What You'll Do

  • Execute seasonal strategies for category/class that meet or exceed the Division and Business Unit's financial goals.
  • Review monthly open-to-buy for category/class; provide accurate monthly/seasonal receipt flow information; execute to the sales margin and promotional markdown cadence.
  • Provide information to develop key concepts, key items, promotional strategies and assortments that are commercially viable and provide exciting store experiences.
  • Understand product trends, historical data and departmental input at category/class level in order to manage in-season opportunities or risks.
  • Understand competitive environment; proactively see market knowledge through exposure to competitive retail outlets.
  • Influence others to achieve results.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of cross-functional teams (Design, Production, Planning, Distribution).


Who You Are

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years of retail buying experience.
  • Experience as an Assistant Merchandiser or equivalent.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Possess a working knowledge of financial measurements.
  • Demonstrate a point of view about product assortment and business opportunities.
  • Excellent verbal and written ability; Adept at presenting information and storytelling.
  • Customer oriented.


Benefits at Old Navy

  • 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.