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Merchandise Assistant

Employer
Banana Republic
Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

Job Details

About Banana Republic

Born from two California creatives fueled by their explorer spirits, Banana Republic has repositioned itself as a premium, experiential lifestyle brand for today's modern world. Designed for a life where anything is possible, we use the finest materials with the latest fabric innovations to create timeless, versatile clothing, jewelry, shoes and handbags. Through our home and art collections, we extend beyond apparel and are a part of our customers' lives at home.

We are creating memorable, immersive experiences online and in-store that build lasting relationships and solve our customers' lifestyle needs. Our team is made up of passionate and curious storytellers who are pushing the boundaries to deliver consistent, quality product through an elevated customer experience. Sound interesting? Join us as on the BR journey as we create what's next.

About the Role

In this role, you will assist in all aspects of merchandising at Banana Republic Factory Store. You will be an integral part of the team and are someone who is organized to assist in all executional components of driving the business forward. You will work closely with the merchandising org and have influence across other functions including marketing, visual, merchandise planning, production and store communications. You will gain understanding of and assist in meeting our product-level P and L targets, drive results and closely monitor the health of categories across the Men's Apparel and Non-Apparel categories. You're 100% accountable and empowered to see things through to the end.

What You'll Do

  • Work effectively as a member of the cross functional team by communicating clearly and focusing on team objectives
  • Manage and track samples
  • Keep samples organized and up to date for use in merchant presentations, visual set-ups, and seasonal marketing
  • Create, enter & perform pre-season and in-season product information in multiple data bases
  • Plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and increase efficiency
  • Perform general administrative duties for merchandising team as needed
  • Maintain reports and tools, as needed by merchandising team
  • Complete seasonal projects for merchandising team (ex: trend and competitor research)
  • Assist in the development of the product assortment, key item positioning, and ensuring that the collection is compelling, commercially viable and supports overall business objectives
  • Attend cross functional meetings and class reviews to stay abreast of any changes in assortment and strategies


Who You Are

  • Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong strategic and analytical ability
  • Driven for results
  • Excellent verbal and written ability
  • Ability to align with, collaborate and influence cross functional partners and peers
  • Recognize and questions potential problems and situations


Benefits at Banana Republic

  • 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. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Hourly Range: $21.20 - $26.50 USD
Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US CandidatesPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

Company

Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering versatile, contemporary classics, designed for today with style that endures. Through thoughtful design, Banana Republic provides a wardrobe of favorites to style and wear time and time again in new ways. Banana Republic offers fragrances, clothing, eyewear, jewelry, shoes and handbags with detailed craftsmanship and luxurious materials. Founded in San Francisco, Banana Republic is a division of leading global specialty retailer, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS). Customers may shop Banana Republic in more than 750 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide and online. 

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