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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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31

Customer Service and Merchandise Assistant

Organized and managed store inventory supplies to ensure all records were accurate

  • Greeted and assisted customers in selecting items
  • Handled customer inquiries and ensured customer satisfaction was maximized
  • Volunteered in providing and distributing food to the homeless individuals/families at Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen, San Jose in Spring 2012
  • Member of the GGU Human Resources Club
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MS
Human Resources Management
32

Merchandise Assistant

  • Assisted merchants in buying, marketing requests and sample management
  • Managed external communication with vendors, tracked marketing styles, inventory replenishment, RTV's, initial commitments and sample requests
  • Partnered with Online Inventory Specialists to manage purchase order discrepancies
  • Maintained reports and tools including: Assortment and Receipt Tool in PETE, MPR doc, vendor commitment sheets, photos in Photobank, look book management, vendor meeting preparation
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Fashion Merchandising
33

Merchandise Assistant

  • Instrumental in all operational and administrative functions including selling reports, style creation/ maintenance, query and order management, and price changes based on vendor and department specifications
  • Responsible for the on-order purchase log; reviewed and tracked all orders; communicated issues and shortages; reconciled log for open-to-buy
  • Negotiated all returns to vendor; projected gross return for open-to-buy; entered and tracked the returns
  • Managed a specialty cosmetic line; implemented strategies and goals by store; devised an event and marketing proposal to drive the business
  • Established strong partnerships with vendor, internal personnel, and store teams in order to sustain effective and efficient communication on product launches, seasonal strategies, and other information
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Merchandise Management
34

Sales Associate & Visual Merchandise Assistant

Maximized store sales by converting consumers into buyers

  • Provided stellar customer service by utilizing resources and expanding product knowledge
  • Enhanced customer loyalty through opening up store credit cards
  • Managed displays to create consumer awareness
  • Updated store layout to increase visual appeal and shopping experience
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Retail Management
35

Merchandise Assistant - Childrenswear

  • Partnered with store line to fulfill needs and requests; maintained intranet page for the department
  • Improved the Excel buy sheet to simplify the buying process; implemented new processes and calculations
  • Worked with multiple vendors in all categories; shoes, accessories, clothing, toys, jewelry
  • Item classification, definition and markdowns within the proprietary system for accurate reporting
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Business
BS
Textile And Apparel Management
36

Merchandise Assistant NDS Computer Software Division

Data entry used for new product database upload of both music and computer software.

  • Submit vendor specific instructions to appropriate departments for changes.
  • Maintained daily purchase order spreadsheet used for all vendor purchase orders & tracking.
  • Created daily/bi-monthly purchase orders/returns, defective and maintained spreadsheet recap of each.
  • Confirmed and created vendor requested Certificate of Destruction documents.
  • Worked across departments regarding discrepancies, adjustments, new staff training and software programs.
  • Compiled and distributed weekly Navarre Catalog New Product Release changes communication log.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
37

Merchandise Assistant

Developed and maintained successful relationships with vendors.

  • Managed and tracked incoming samples and obtain buyer approval of samples at various stages of production.
  • Assisted in seasonal styleouts to present comprehensive view of store mix for executive presentations.
  • Maintained buyers open to buy ensuring maximization of open to buy.
  • Ensured timely delivery of merchandise to meet a changing Marketing and Store Presentation schedule.
  • Oversaw the entire purchase order process, including writing, harmonizing and modifying orders.
  • Interacted with the planning and allocation team to resolve merchandise issues.
  • Executed special projects for buyers using Microsoft Word, Lotus Notes, Excel, Buyer Control System and Mainframe System.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Fashion Merchandising
38

Merchandise Assistant

  • Assisted Buyer in developing and managing a portfolio of 14,000 items
  • Established workaround procedures for backend problems that affected tire availability
  • Reorganized and attributed tire, battery and motor oil product information to minimize customer confusion and provide a more streamline experience
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
39

Merchandise Assistant

Maintained records of goods ordered and received.

  • Compared printed price tickets with entries on purchase orders to verify accuracy and notified supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Participated in the development of specifications for equipment, products and substitute materials.
  • Recorded numbers, types of articles, identified and packaged in boxes.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Education
Art
40

Merchandise Assistant

Assisted Research & Development engineers in testing merchandise for safety and product reliability, including assembling products and providing testing numbers.

  • Managed storage of testing reports, including file retention of up to 10 years and retrieving files at engineer or manager request.
  • Entered testing reports into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
  • Managed merchandise storage and coordinated shipments between the RTL and central storage.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job

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