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Tommy John // menswear brand
New York City    Posted: Thursday, August 08, 2019
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Merchandise Planning Allocator                                  

Tommy John is a comfort-focused lifestyle brand committed to solving the problem people have with their clothing. Most well-known for reimagining the fabric, fit & function of underwear & undershirts, Tommy John has spent the past decade making the online & in-store shopping experience more comfortable. We were featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, CBS This Morning, New York Times, Esquire, GQ, Golf Digest, Fortune, Fast Company, CNBC, & Business Insiders list of Top 51 Companies That Are Changing the Way We Shop. We are constantly on a mission to add smart, innovative & fun-loving team members & are looking for a Merchandise Planning Allocator to come join our New York-based headquarters.

Reporting to the Senior Merchandise Planning Manager, the Merchandise Planning Allocator will be responsible for strategizing, optimizing, & scaling product allocation to generate high sales, profit, and inventory turnover. The Planning team is accountable for the development, coordination, & review of the product assortment by door as well as the financial planning, allocation, inventory & price management of each product category. The ideal candidate is organized, analytical, & a motivated team player with a strong work ethic, allocation instincts, attention to detail, & ability to communicate in an impactful manner.


  • Responsible for maintaining healthy inventory levels down to the size level for assigned division; closely works with & escalates issues to the Merchandise Planning Manager.
  • Create historical reports & data analysis to surface key opportunities for pre-season planning.  
  • Analyze standard reports & create recaps to share insights with Merchandise Planning Manager.
  • Analyze assortment effectiveness by channel (Ecomm/Wholesale/Stores) & react to business opportunities.
  • Analyze in-season product performance, focused on channel demand (Ecomm/Wholesale/Stores); class/category performance, style performance, & major marketing performance.
  • Monitor item performance & make recommendations to Merchandise Planning manager to maximize profitability.
  • Drive sales & inventory turnover to maximize profitability.
  • Demonstrate the ability to react to in-season sales trends by communicating & taking appropriate actions with Merchandise Planning Manager.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of replenishment strategies for the website fulfillment that support sales trends, growth & inventory turn.
  • Identify seasonal sales trends using items/category sales history & taking into account promotional activity when replenishing
  • Develop & maintain relationships with internal cross functional teams
  • Monitor replenishment POs & ensure timely receipt of goods.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Merchandising, Marketing or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in e-commerce / merchandising from an apparel related company (preferred)
  • Outstanding organizational & cross-functional management skills with extreme attention to detail 
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving & research skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication & written skills with ability to work independently & collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

Some awesome parts of working at Tommy John:

  • Benefits - Medical,Vision,Dental
  • Medical covered 100% for employees
  • Tommy John Employee Discount
  • Bi- Weekly Culture Calendar events
  • Flexibility
  • Tons of Snacks
  • Countless Happy Hours
  • Great work environment

But, don't just take our word for it. Check out #WorkAtTommyJohn on Instagram for a behind the scenes look!

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