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Merchandise Assistants work for retail establishments and provide administrative support to merchandisers. These employees perform duties such as liaising with suppliers, processing purchase orders, preparing sales reports, maintaining inventories, and collaborating with other internal teams. The most successful resume samples showcase qualifications like sales orientation, organizational skills, time management, communication and teamwork. Accuracy is also required, since Merchandise Assistants need to reconcile invoices and prepare complex documents. Recruiters select resumes displaying at least a high school diploma and previous retail experience.

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Merchandise Assistant & Buying Operations Coordinator

  • Promoted from Women’s Department Manager of Mall of America store
  • Collaborated with 20+ vendors on item set-up, purchase order entry, order revisions, vendor registration, RTV’s and shipment tracking
  • Analyzed style sell-off, sales dollars, WOS and AUR of product to make proposals for re-order flows and merchandise markdowns for 100+ stores and direct channel 

  • Generated product development ideas based on past sales/attribute analysis, trend research, comparative shopping and consumer insights
from store experience
  • Strategized with buyer on pricing structure and completed timely deliverables of product pricing and markdowns
  • Organized sample stock for Style-outs, Final Line Reviews, photography for direct selling and Catalog Hand-off meetings
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
Apparel Retail Merchandising
22

Merchandise Assistant

Sorted daily inventory to ensure the proper distribution to specific areas in the store

  • Organized and checked merchandise for accurate labeling
  • Supervised and assisted customers in fitting room when necessary
  • Maintained high customer readiness standards by delivering a clean, neat, easy to shop store environment
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
Early Childhood Education
23

Merchandise Assistant

Entered purchase orders and receivers as well as maintained sizes and ratios of merchandise in inventory.

  • Processed and allocated merchandise to stores based on inventory levels.
  • Collaborated with buying team to create proper assortment mix for all stores.
  • Coordinated various shipping and handling needs including tour logistics, wholesale, and fulfillment.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AA
Merchandise Marketing
Illustration
24

Merchandise Assistant

Contacted vendors to request or send information and generated reports for meetings

  • Created and maintained style numbers/UPC codes and purchase orders
  • Generated weekly business reports for entire fragrance buying team and cosmetic division
  • Created and maintained monthly promotional and visual calendar for stores
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Liberal Arts
25

Furniture Merchandise Assistant

Accurately created styles and Purchased Orders for imported and domestic goods

  • Assisted with resolving late deliveries/trouble orders
  • Communicated issues and resolved with Internal and External partners (Vendors, Planners Etc)
  • Answered and responded to email and phone inquiries
  • Completed spreadsheets/reports as assigned, Maintained Item Query Database
  • Entered Price Changes in accordance with deadlines and supervisor direction
  • Created Ad recaps, Created and Reviewed Merchandise store Signs and General Office Duties
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Supply Chain
C
Certificate
BA
International Affairs
26

Merchandise Assistant

Use excel to make spreadsheets and track merchandise information

  • Accurately created styles and purchase orders
  • Accurately entered price change orders
  • Collected merchandise samples and managed inventory for the internet team
  • Performed various administrative duties including copying, faxing, filing, and data entry
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Economics
27

Merchandise Assistant

Continuously improve guest relations by providing excellent customer service

  • Maintained merchandise displays in keeping with Disney look
  • Produced enough product to meet daily goals and customer demand
  • Developed a new signature apple to excelled our profits each day
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AA
Business
28

Merchandise Assistant

Assisted the buying team with setting up items, entering purchase orders, and setting up for seasonal line reviews, along with handling routine inquiries and correspondence, both internal and external.

  • Executed special projects from the request of the VP/Divisional Merchandise Manager.
  • Communicated daily with our international buying offices and suppliers to ensure proper product quantities, pricing, and other vital information on orders.
  • Performed administrative activities such as data entry, responding to emails/phone calls, and maintaining the SR. Buyer's calendar including off site travel arrangements and appointments for footwear shows.
  • Worked in conjunction with our catalog and internet teams to successfully set up direct item assortment plans.
  • Facilitated the process for ordering all sample needs for the company's private label brands, public relations department, and retail/direct photography.
  • Assisted the store execution team with display table set up/layout and set guide photography.
  • Aided the marketing team in verifying correct pricing and items in ad layouts, in addition to providing samples.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
29

Merchandise Assistant- Women's Designer Ready to Wear, Freelance

Created branded and theme sales for Designer team in a timely manner, based on monthly calendar

  • Ensured all designer merchandise was loaded into relevant sale pages, and confirming their completion to market daily
  • Assisted team in cross checking confirmation orders, and generating purchase orders following market appointments
  • Utilized Excel to roll up the potential revenue of designer merchandise per weekly sales
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Retail Merchandising & Product Development
30

Merchandise Assistant Children's Division

Proofed catalog pages for Supervisor before going to final print.

  • Set up items in system for all new merchandise.
  • Set up items for jcp.com. Activated and deactivated on website as scheduled.
  • Answered jcp.com inquires for jcp.com customers.
  • Earned "Employee of the Month" for the Children's Division for researching chargebacks and successfully finding incorrect chargebacks to [company name] of approximately $175K (April 2007).
  • Selected as member of the JCP Mentoring Team (2010-2011).
  • Selected as member of the LEAP (Leadership Engaging Administrative Professionals) Lunch Bunch Team (2010-2011).
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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