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Assistants Merchandiser offer operational and administrative support to retail company managers. Based on the most successful sample resumes, common work activities for these employees are analyzing sales records, predicting consumer behavior, networking with vendors, and monitoring inventories. Employers select resumes showcasing commercial expertise, sales orientation, organization, good networking skills, and time management. Computer proficiency represents an advantage. Most Assistants Merchandiser hold a high school diploma and undergraduate degrees from trading schools, and have undergone on-the-job training.

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Assistant Merchandiser - Dresses and Suits

Assisted in merchandise selection and assortment activities of assigned product lines

  • Regularly evaluated sales trends and communicated financial results, forecasts, and action plans to management and cross-functional teams
  • Established and managed effective internal cross-functional relationships by communicating daily regarding style development, production, and delivery information
  • Assigned product lines achieved a +23% sales comp over the prior year and a +3% beat to sales plan
  • Created and maintained selling reports, hindsight recaps, receipt reconciliation documents, buy sheets, and order tracking documents
  • Researched new trends or advances in assigned products or categories to evolve the product lines
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Fashion Design
BS
Fashion Merchandising And Management
2

Assistant Merchandiser

  • Analyzed financial statements for stores operating at a loss for 2009, then communicated major losses to merchandising director
  • Created and reviewed reports of shoe bottoms' sales by region, district, and store level to compare if one is performing better than another
  • Assisted merchandiser in analyzing weekly sales to ensure optimal inventory levels are maintained to maximize sales
  • Determined departmental markdown recommendations on aged inventories and SKUs with low ST%
  • Assisted in forecasting and revise bulk orders as necessary to maintain optimum inventory flow
  • Created weekly top seller report to assure that management and allocation team is informed of business status and trends
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Finance
3

Assistant Merchandiser - Men's Collections

Partnered in developing and executing successful merchandise strategies for a $500M branded business. Previewed
collections to advise vendors of assortment and key item opportunities.

  • Negotiated and achieved support of key growth strategies by identifying and communicating sales opportunities and risks.
  • Contributed to $20M growth in the pant division. Awarded and recognized for Sales / Margin Excellence.
  • Sourced and negotiated with international and domestic vendors to remain competitive and profitable.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Fashion Merchandising Management
BS
Microbiology
4

Assistant Merchandiser

Provided organizational support to the Gifts and Ornaments merchandising team, and partnered with lead Merchandiser on the running of the day-to-day business; involving design, prototyping, vendor management and manufacturer mass production.

  • Assisted in the product development and final production
  • Ensured all information and samples were set up and organized for easy access by all team members
  • Maintained order tracking and follow up, PO sample tracking and daily reporting
  • Handled customer correspondences
  • Performed data entry, filing, copying and other related tasks in the merchandising processes
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Management, Production Management
5

Production Coordinator / Assistant Merchandiser

Coordinated seasonal merchandise to flow stock levels for national clothing chain

  • Worked closely with Merchandisers on monthly basis to coordinate buys for the season
  • Planned and monitored the flow of merchandise to the stores
  • Monitored and directed factory to ensure prompt delivery as well as planned production flow weekly
  • Analyzed and monitored basic flow items to fill into a model stock level
  • Generated sales and financial reports weekly
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
6

Assistant Merchandiser

Created banners using Adobe software to increase traffic by 10% and promote new merchandise

  • Edited merchandise photos using Photoshop and Illustrator to enhance quality and color
  • Collaborated with E-commerce team and Art Director to provide effective digital marketing strategies
  • Maintained and updated 'shopat[company name].com' website utilizing numerous applications
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AA
Marketing
BA
Business
7

Account Executive/assistant Merchandiser

Account executive for over 300 specialty stores throughout the country

  • Administrator of POP Market program which is used to create line sheets for all collections and established buys.
  • Conducted meetings with the higher management to understand the expected business procurement
  • Reviewed comparatively all the designed apparels and rated them as per the current market trends
  • Planned and formatted promotional events for developing public relationships
  • Work with merchandising team to create and edit all future collections and buys
  • Submitted detailed daily work done reports to the instructing merchandiser
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Assistant Merchandiser

Conducted research on potential clients

  • Executed purchase orders for couture embellishments/garments with designers
  • Coordinated with the overseas merchandisers on status of orders and all logistics
  • Prepared bank deposits and managed the office expense reports
  • Performed administrative duties as required
  • Prepared invoices to clients ensuring competitive pricing
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Media And Communications
9

Assistant Merchandiser

Sourced fabrics and trims from overseas vendors

  • Followed up on trim delivery dates to our factories
  • Ensured bulk fabric cuttings matched approved lab dip
  • Created item set ups, which was a tool used to develop UPC hangtags
  • Measured each garment before sending to the Technical Designers
  • Assisted the Merchandising Manager in daily tasks
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Fashion Merchandising
10

Sales Associate and Assistant Merchandiser

Controlled logistics of store's online website, shipping products both domestically and internationally.

  • Coordinated with sales representatives on product restocks and introduction of new inventory.
  • Advised owner with performance of products establishing quality turnover.
  • Increased local presence of emerging labels such as Cheap Monday, now owned by H&M, by building storefront assortments.
  • Influenced owner on label and product launches based on sales and knowledge in current fashion trends.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History

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