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Merchandise Assistant, Wholesale Off Price Accounts

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT (defines the major functions/purpose of the position)
The Merchandise Assistant will work closely with the Senior Account Management team supporting all tasks associated with the placement, tracking and troubleshooting of merchandise for designated accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for accurate order entry and cancellations by specific deadlines
• Troubleshoot and communicate discrepancies in line sheets, Movex, and shipping
• Communicate with accounts when Electronic Data Interchanges (EDI) are not transmitted correctly
• Order entry of non-Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) accounts
• Process shipping reports and closely work with the allocation team on any outstanding merchandise
• Maintain orders; re-routes, extending Purchase Orders (PO’s) and Return To Vendor’s (RTV)
• Assist buyers, assistants and sales associates with daily customer service calls
• Monitor Accounts’ orders to ensure orders are received and shipped on time & delivered by cancel date
• Manage orders through partnering with the warehouse to insure timely deliveries and high fulfillment
• Market Support; Prep market materials and line sheets for accounts, support Buyers and Senior Account Managers as needed.
• Manage the sales estimate entry process, and communicate all revisions to production before the fabric buy is finalized

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBLITIES:
• Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, collaboration, and teamwork with customers, peers, and management
• Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
• Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
• Adhere to local, state and federal laws
• Additional responsibilities assigned by supervisors related to your position/department
• Ability to be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
• This role does not oversee any direct reports

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
• Interacts with all levels throughout organization including senior management, employees and outside vendors

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

COMPETENCIES:
• Professionalism
• Organization
• Attention to Detail
• Excellent written and verbal Communication
• Time Management
• Results/Solution Oriented
• Initiative
• Planning
• Strategic Problem Solving
• Client Focused
• Teamwork
• Collaborative participant
• Optimistic
• Honesty and Integrity
• Adaptability
• Embraces Change

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree in a related field
• Retail luxury experience strongly preferred
• A minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience
• Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

• Required to lift, move and carry up to 25 pounds
• Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation and reports
• Must be able to see, hear and speak in order to communicate with employees and other customers
• Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
• Manual dexterity required using hands to finger; handle, feel and type; reach with hands and arms

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