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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

Managed various departments

  • Initiated merchandise ideas
  • Completed department advertising and signing
  • Provided good customer service
  • Supervised employees within department
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Retail Management
BS
Retail Management And Economics
42

Merchandise Assistant - Men's Accessories/contemporary & Denim

Assisted Buyers in determining assortments and buy quantities during market

  • Owned subset of brands with responsibility for preparing buys and achieving revenue/margin targets
  • Maintained relationships with vendors regarding PO discrepancies and sale statistics fostering mutually beneficial relationships
  • Coordinated with internal Supply Chain, Operations/Creative and Planning Departments, to ensure delivery of goods, sale scheduling and pricing
  • Loaded inventory for theme and repeat sales across divisional and cross-divisional sales, as required by business unit
  • Managed monthly receipt flow projections, receiving, cancellations and open to buy prep
  • Compiled and communicated photography shot list to Creative, Warehouse, and Operations teams on a weekly basis
  • Utilized EDITD tool to verify MSRP and conducted competitive shopping analysis as needed
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business
MA
Management And Entrepreneurship
43

Merchandise Assistant, Local Hawaii Buying

  • Prepared business analysis and provided statistics to merchants and store teams.
  • Communicated with local merchants and store operations on new launches, product assortment, merchandising strategies, sales, and promotions.
  • Reviewed product pricing and GM for existing products and established new product pricing.
  • Met with vendors to define new products, develop existing products, as well as negotiate cost, MOQ, net terms, lead-time, and exclusivity.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Retail Merchandising
44

Merchandise Assistant

Maintained and updated webpage as requested by the Merchandising team.

  • Served as a liaison with the advertising and marketing team to address immediate needs for TV/Print media.
  • Prepared purchase orders which include organization. Complete order entry spreadsheets, communication with POE team/vendor for each DMM area.
  • Logged and tracked order tracking, and follow up as necessary with outside vendors for shipment, audit orders and notify Buyers for any required adjustment.
  • Generated g reports in BI as requested by the Merchandising group.
  • Generated the shipping reports and checking all deliveries to ensure timely shipment of goods.
  • Provided administrative support to Buying organization as requested.
  • Managed direct buying responsibility based on vendors or classifications and accountability for sales and margin performance within a product division against plan.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Mandarin Chinese
BS
Fashion Design
MBA
International Business
45

Merchandise Assistant-casual Shoes

Maintained and replenished proper store inventory levels through MMS computer system.

  • Identified store statistical and in season trends for 200 stores.
  • Worked with Planner on markdown strategies and promotions on product to generate sales.
  • Participated in monthly OTB meetings.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Marketing
46

Merchandise Assistant

  • Created daily flash sales for Gilt.com by adding merchandise and descriptions
  • Utilized Excel to create purchase orders, and maintained monthly selling calendar
  • Tracked competitor pricing by comparative shopping and creating PowerPoint’s with the data
  • Assisted Buyers by pulling weekly sales reports for new merchandise through Cognos
  • Coordinated with other teams to track merchandise and shipments by using Excel and Admin
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Fashion Merchandising
47

Merchandise Assistant

Responsible for supporting ladies separates and ladies shoe merchant team with operations that include markdowns, advertising, and purchase orders ensuring accurate entry.

  • Ensure 100% timely and 100% accurate execution of weekly selling reports to be given to Vendors
  • Assist Buyers and Assistant Buyers in expediting the flow of the orders and using business systems (Universe).
  • Thoroughly entered data in system for orders
  • Correct orders and re-send via EDI system
  • Research billing and expense discrepancies
  • Maintain accuracy for a number of orders and tracked orders to ensure delivery
  • Prepare financial reports for Vendors (over 50 vendors)
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Business And Office Technology
Business Management
48

Merchandise Assistant Sales Rep

Assisted in all aspects of wholesale distribution (contacting customers, securing and inputting orders and following up to ensure customer satisfaction, inventory and shipping)

  • Worked directly with buyers and manufacturer during merchandise planning and allocation.
  • Utilized product information in branding and rebranding and establishing a presence in various regions by promotion s and product knowledge.
  • Followed order from entry to delivery by contacting manufacturers, reviewing po's and edi documentation
  • Showed and sold line to potential and current customers during market and off sight shows
  • Procured Merchandise Samples for buyers and catalogs, ensures merchandise product descriptions are accurate and provided detailed reports.
  • Devised strategies to improve sales as well as gain and retain existing customers.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Merchandising And Design
BS
Sales And Marketing Communication
49

Omni Merchandise Assistant Planner

Collaborate with our Macys.com partners to ensure our assortments are aligned to provide the customer with a single inventory view.

  • Conduct market preparation in order to provide my team guidance on expanding/cutting clothing programs to make our brands as profitable as possible.
  • Develop a strategic Macys.com assortment to attract the customer to our brand vs. the competition.
  • Oversee the transmission of our orders from beginning to end through communication with our marketing, buying, and vendor counterparts to ensure the stores receive shipments on time.
  • Named team of the month in all of Ready to Wear - brands combined + 28% to LY and +5% PL vs.TTL at +3% LY and -10% PL.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Business
50

Merchandise Assistant Store Manager

Work directly with the store manager on the daily operations of an 9.5 million dollar store

  • Manage staff of 40+ associates.
  • Participate in recruiting, hiring, training and developing all associates in my areas of responsibility.
  • Work to create and implement strategies in order to maintain a clean, organized store in a very fast paced environment.
  • Responsible for all merchandising throughout the store, ensuring all flows are correct and merchandised according to company standards to promote sales.
  • Accountable for promoting and upholding company customer service initiatives.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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