Merchandise Assistant - LA Office

  • 810 E Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90021, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Merchandising
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

The Merchandise Assistant will support the assigned Buyers and Assistant Buyers with purchase order (PO) entry/maintenance, vendor communication, general office work and sample management.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in vendor meetings, organizing samples, taking pictures and recapping meetings details.
  • Sample management: Ensuring samples are tagged correctly with all the required information, request and track samples that are missing 
  • Manage the daily package and vendor visits
  • Maintain and finalize all purchase orders (PO) within merchandise management system
  • Partner with Buyers and Vendors to define and enter PO criteria such as size, color, description,
  • style, pricing, etc.; adjust purchase orders to reflect price changes, extension dates, and
  • cancelation of orders
  • Review weekly flow reports for on-order merchandise, monitor for inconsistencies, and obtain
  • approval for changes
  • Monitor advance shipping notices (ASN's) for product category and communicate changes to
  • Buyers/Assistant Buyers for revisions to anticipated receipt of product
  • Participate in cross-functional meetings and contribute to projects
  • Complete all other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising, Business or related field required
  • 0-1-year work experience in retail customer service and/or sales
  • Prior retail experience preferred
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers
  • and cross-functional teams
  • Strong, professional and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to foster a positive and motivating work environment, encouraging feedback and innovation
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast- paced and deadline-oriented environment

Additional Information

WE OFFER

  • Casual Dress Code
  • Merchandise Discount
  • Great Work Culture
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