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Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2019
 
   
 
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Walmart eCommerce is looking for a fashion savvy & detail-oriented Assistant Merchant who thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment to join our Exclusive Fashion Brands Team. This position primarily supports the Associate Merchant and/or Merchant, managing the day-to-day workflow of our exclusive online fashion brands; including but not limited to seasonal product development timelines, product delivery & launch dates, marketing & site experience milestones, while working cross functionally with merchandising, marketing, planning, manufacturing & site operations partners to ensure that our exclusive fashion brands hit our site looking great & on-time for the season.

The ideal candidate is process-oriented, & has experience in buying, merchandising, manufacturing and/or product development within the fashion category. This person must be able to communicate clearly, understand complex situations while being able to explain & digest in a simplistic way, understand the business needs, gather project requirements, meet deadlines, & manage management & cross-functional team expectations.

About You

  • You love fashion & have a knack for spotting new trends
  • Youre a left & right brain thinker; highly analytical & highly creative
  • You are a master at managing competing priorities, shifting strategies & tight timelines while keeping your tasks on track & organized
  • You are able to connect the dots across a multitude of different but inter-connected areas
  • You have a proven track record of building successful relationships & meeting deadlines

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate & monitor sample management, onboarding, item setup, ordering processes, & vendor follow-ups to ensure products are available & ready to sell
  • Execute on-time sales reporting for Exclusive Brands department
  • Improve the customers browse & search experience by managing product attributes, optimizing taxonomy, curating product destinations, & overall site maintenance for the brand(s) you support
  • Identify key trends & pitch new business opportunities to Management
  • Leverage competitive shopping, historical analysis, & industry insights to support the planning of your brand or brands assortment
  • Manage deliverables & escalate issues to managementwith proposals of next steps/solution

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelors degree with a strong academic background
  • 1-2 years of experience working in e-commerce fashion brand or retailer
  • A strong interest in fashion, analytics, merchandising, & product development
  • Ability to multi-task & simultaneously complete multiple projects on time
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Highly organized & self-disciplined with a strong ability to prioritize tasks & resources
  • Detail oriented, efficient, self-starter, highly productive & collaborative approach to work
  • Customer-obsessed: scrutinize your business & polish the customer experience
  • Team-oriented with stellar communication & analytical skills

Preferred Skills

  • Previous fashion internships or work experience
  • Open to working in an ambiguous, start-up environment. You are a fundamental building block to a growing fashion organization
  • Fast learner; absorbing information & experiences & applying them
  • Experience working with cross-functional & external partners (merchandising, production, marketing, manufacturers) who are distributed across offices & geographies
  • Knowledge of apparel, shoes & accessories production processes

Immigration sponsorship will not be available for this position at this time.

 
 
 
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