Assistant Merchandise Planner

Fashion Nova
Vernon, California
02 Nov 2022
28 Dec 2022

Fashion Nova is an inclusive fashion-forward and trend-driven apparel and lifestyle brand that celebrates all dimensions of confidence. We use our platform to spread positivity with brands for women, men, curve, luxe, sport, swim, beauty, and kids. We are obsessed with creating the best experience available for our customers and employees.

Fashion Nova was built on the backbone of individuality and inclusiveness. Our brands are worn and celebrated worldwide by customers, celebrities, and influencers because of our uniquely creative and talented employees.


The Assistant Merchandise Planner is responsible for strategizing with collaborative business partners in developing and presenting financial plans, forecasting business based upon changes in strategy/business climate and managing inventory to support the updated forecasts.

We are constantly striving for a close collaboration with Buying and Merchandising in order to maximize sales performance, bringing new experiences and initiatives into the business. Together we take ownership of certain divisions, creating the best consumer experience through the online product offer.

  • Partner with Buying and eCommerce Site Merchandising to link financial results to daily and weekly performance, along with delivering promotions and markdown management best practices
  • Review receipt flows and aged inventory to ensure eCommerce has relevant inventory to maximize sales
  • Leverage Buying and Merchandising teams to ensure strategies align with eCommerce business planning, and identify additional reporting needs and process improvements for eCommerce
  • Partner with Technology to deliver custom reporting and business reporting needs
  • Manage divisional hindsight, buy budget, range plans based on historic performance and anticipated future development, sign offs and buy placement with merchandisers
  • Manage size analyses and strategy
  • Post buy evaluation
  • Attend divisional meetings and present data as necessary

  • A minimum of two years of experience as an eCommerce Planner
  • Proven experience with inventory control, allocation, merchandising, demand forecasting, and financial planning and|or analysis
  • Advanced Excel and G-Suite aptitude
  • Experience in fashion apparel industry preferred
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and presentations skills on financial information and business strategies
  • Ability to meet deadlines with autonomy
  • BA|BS|BFA degree in Textile, Merchandising, Finance or relevant dynamic
  • English, additional language(s) an advantage
  • Schedule of this position: Monday - Friday | Core business hours | Onsite

  • Formalized career paths
  • Flat management platform
  • Manager Training Academy
  • Creative Development Internship Program
  • Fashion Nova Cares Program
  • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k match, with immediate vesting upon eligibility
  • Stocked kitchens with gratis snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Summer Fridays at Headquarters
  • Team bonding events and programs
  • Employee discounts

Fashion Nova, LLC, and subsidiaries thereof, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are steadfast in our commitment to equal employment opportunities and pledge that these objectives are reflected in all aspects of our daily operations. We will continue to recruit, hire, train, and advance in employment qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, criminal history, or status as an individual with a disability; and shall not discriminate against any individual, any such characteristic, nor any other classification protected by local, state and/or federal law.

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