Merchandise Planner, Stores - Stadium Goods

Location
US New York
Posted
09 Dec 2021
Closes
16 Jun 2022
Ref
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Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
Hello. We're Stadium Goods. We are the world's premier sneaker and streetwear marketplace selling only the most sought-after footwear, apparel and other hard-to-find items on behalf of our sellers. We are driven by our principles and committed to providing the best consumer and consignment experience there is. In January 2019, Stadium Goods became part of the Farfetch family of companies, which will help guide our evolution as we usher in the next chapter of growth.

COMMERCIAL

The Commercial Team is comprised of two teams, Consignment & Supply. The Consignment Team manages the in-take of product and oversee the curation, pricing, and consignor experience. They partner with all departments to provide a successful product life cycle. The Supply Team consists of Product Intake, Partner Development, and DSS. Not only does Supply ensure that all products sold at Stadium Goods are authentic but they also nurture relationships with all consignors, including Brands, Boutique Chains, and Enterprises to secure high demand goods for sale at Stadium Goods.

THE ROLE

We are looking for a Merchandise Planner to help grow our retail stores. You will manage a balanced inventory assortment at the store level to achieve sales, margin, and turnover targets following localized demand. You will work with retail, supply, inventory, operations, and marketing teams to improve our needs and achieve company targets. You will also contribute to process enhancements and implementations within the commercial and retail teams.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • You will support in the creation, management and execution of all allocation and replenishment strategies and inventory plans at the product/category/item level that support the financial goals and product strategies of the organization
    • You will develop pre-season budgets and provide in-season forecasting support for sales, margin and turnover metrics at the store level.
    • You will manage inventory through allocations of initial purchase orders and management of replenishment transfers to achieve targets
    • You will maintain and automate a set of processes and reports to identify opportunities, reduce liabilities, and provide overall support for our needs
    • You will partner with Supply, Retail, and Marketing teams to provide up-to-date information on new releases, promotional activities, and other merchandise plans to align with our business goals
    • You will analyze product, size, color and store-specific performance, communicate inventory needs to the supply and consignment teams
    • You will ensure that inventory in stock and productivity goals are achieved


WHO YOU ARE

    • You have 3 or more years of experience in merchandise planning in a retail/fashion environment
    • You have experience with inventory management, allocation and replenishment
    • You have advanced knowledge of Excel
    • You are comfortable working in ambiguity, and creating new processes and workflows
    • You have experience influencing partners and aligning multiple teams
    • You have strong quantitative and analytical skills
    • You have experience working collaborative with different departments
    • You have location planning experience, not essential but beneficial


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Comprehensive total rewards package that includes a great compensation package, company equity, health benefits and 401k
    • Paid time off
    • Dynamic career growth opportunities
    • A fun, creative and mission-driven work environment
    • Team outings and afterwork events


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • Stadium Goods is committed to being an inclusive workplace where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.


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