ASSISTANT MERCHANT

Recruiter
Dôen
Location
Van Nuys, California
Posted
08 Jun 2022
Closes
06 Jul 2022

ASSISTANT MERCHANT

 DÔEN IS A FEMALE OWNED AND OPERATED COMPANY THAT MAKES ELEVATED, YET WEARABLE EVERYDAY CLOTHES INSPIRED BY THE CALIFORNIA VINTAGE DESIGNS OF PAST DECADES.  OUR MISSION IS TO SUPPORT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE, AND WE DO THIS BY CHOOSING DOMESTIC AND OVERSEAS MANUFACTURERS WHO SHARE OUR VALUES AND COMMITMENT OF GENDER AND SOCIAL EQUALITY AS WELL AS GIVING BACK BY PARTNERING WITH FOUNDATIONS THAT DIRECTLY BENEFIT THEIR EMPLOYEES AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITY. WE BELIEVE CHANGE STARTS WITH US.

 

WE ARE SEEKING AN EXCEPTIONAL ASSISTANT MERCHANT TO JOIN US AT OUR CORPORATE OFFICE IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD/VAN NUYS. THIS POSITION REPORTS TO THE MERCHANT AND WILL DIRECTLY SUPPORT BUSINESS GROWTH BY PROVIDING DATA ANALYSIS AND TREND INSIGHT TO HELP SHAPE FUTURE PRODUCT LINES AND DRIVE PERFORMANCE OF EXISTING LINES. WHILE THE ROLE IS MERCHANDISING-FOCUSED, IT WILL ENCOMPASS ELEMENTS OF BUYING AND PLANNING AS WELL. YOU’LL BE JOINING A COMPANY THAT’S INCLUSIVE AND CELEBRATES MULTIPLE APPROACHES AND VIEWS AS WE BELIEVE DIVERSITY DRIVES CREATIVITY AND GROWTH. WE WORK HARD TO FOSTER A CULTURE OF HONESTY, INTEGRITY AND COLLABORATION WHERE GROWTH IS NOT ONLY ENCOURAGED BUT EXPECTED.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

-PREPARATION AND BASIC ANALYSIS OF SALES AND INVENTORY REPORTS

-MAINTAIN MASTER LIST OF BESTSELLERS 

-LIAISE WITH DESIGN TEAM TO MAINTAIN SEASONAL BUY SHEET AND MONITOR AGAINST OTB AND SEASONAL LINE PLAN

- PROVIDE WEEKLY LINESHEET VS LINE PLAN ROLL UPS TO MERCH AND DESIGN TEAMS

-UPLOAD MERCHANDISING HIERARCHY AND OTHER ATTRIBUTES INTO ERP SYSTEM, ENSURE DATA ACCURACY

-SUPPORT FLOW OF INFORMATION FROM PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAMS TO MERCHANDISING 

-SUPPORT MERCHANDISING & PLANNING TEAM IN PREPARATION FOR KEY BUSINESS MEETINGS (ASSORTMENT PLANNING, LINE REVIEWS, FINANCIAL PLANNING, MARKETING CALENDAR PLANNING)

-PARTNER WITH PRODUCTION TEAM TO KEEP TO DELIVERIES OF KEY PRODUCT

-PARTNER WITH SITE MERCHANDISING AND CONTENT TEAMS TO ENSURE TOP INVESTMENTS PROMINENTLY FEATURED

-ANALYZE SIZE SELLING AND PROVIDE OPTIMIZED SIZE BREAKS TO PRODUCTION TEAM FOR PURCHASE ORDERS

-SUPPORT MERCHANT IN RETAIL STORE ALLOCATIONS AND SALES ANALYSIS

-CREATE TOP INVESTMENT DECKS FOR MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS TEAMS

-MANAGE MERCHANDISING & PLANNING DEPARTMENT CALENDAR AND FLAG UPCOMING KEY MILESTONES TO TEAM

-MONTHLY ACTUALIZATION OF OTB DOCUMENT

-ASSESS DEPARTMENT’S WORKFLOW AND PROCESS AND BE ABLE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATION TO STREAMLINE EFFICIENCY

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1-YEAR EXPERIENCE IN A MERCHANDISING OR BUYING ROLE (INTERNSHIPS INCLUDED)

-BACHELOR’S DEGREE REQUIRED
-MUST BE PROFICIENT IN EXCEL WITH AN UNDERSTANDING AND PRIOR USE OF RETAIL MATH 
-STRONG ANALYTICAL SKILLS AND A NATURAL PENCHANT FOR NUMBERS

-HIGHLY DETAIL ORIENTED
-ABILITY AND NATURAL DRIVE TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN ORGANIZATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT
-STRONG, CLEAR, DIRECT, ARTICULATE COMMUNICATION 
-PASSION FOR PRODUCT AND TREND AWARENESS
-GOOD JUDGMENT, STRONG INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND A COLLABORATIVE STYLE

-HIGH INTEGRITY AND POSITIVE ATTITUDE

 

DÔEN IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE CELEBRATE IT AND SUPPORT IT AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL EMPLOYEES.