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Merchandising Managers have a critical role in retail businesses as they ensure that products reach shelves in due time and in the right quantity. The average resume sample for Merchandising Managers highlights duties like developing attractive displays, taking products from warehouse to store, handling inventories, analyzing consumer trends, supervising other employees, doing data entry work, and assessing customer demand. A well-written resume sample should mention the following qualifications: retail management experience, leadership, organization, analytical thinking, time management, and teamwork. A Bachelor's Degree in retail management is often seen with candidates applying for this type of role.

1

Marketing/merchandising Manager Ecommerce

Managed Appliance Category for all sales channels, including online, free standing store and call center - valued at $150 Million.
Key responsibilities and accomplishments include:

  • Drove top line sales growth by 10% within first 6 months by tailoring product mix to customer segments and creating promotional campaigns.
  • Introduced new refrigeration products onto sight by working with vendors in negotiation of pricing and content team to implement persuasive marketing content & campaigns
  • Conducted weekly analysis of sales trends to understand customer purchasing behavior and determine product exit / enhancement strategies.
  • Provided forecasting each month and communicated product inventory needs to vendors
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Merchandising Manager

Oversee merchandise presentation and ensure all daily operations are consistent with bookselling culture. Assist store management in maintaining a profitable store by helping booksellers deliver superior customer service.

  • Assist in the interviewing, training, development, conflict resolution, evaluation, termination, of booksellers.
  • Responsible for the store and staff when fulfilling the role of manager-on-duty.
  • Coach and Counsel Booksellers, prepare and deliver performance reviews, enforce proper loss prevention procedures.
  • Reduced Loss by 10 % by implementing better customer service and cost reduction strategies.
  • Increased subject area sales by 5% with better marketing standards.
  • Increased Memberships sales by 10% with enhanced customer service leadership.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BS
Business Management
3

Merchandising Manager

Functioned as central receiver of new jewelry for several stores, including inventory upkeep, assigning inventory numbers and formulating descriptions of pieces. Further receiving duties consisted of coding merchandise correctly and distributing it to individual stores.

  • Microsoft Word: Authored appraisals, thank you notes, and miscellaneous business correspondence
  • Microsoft Excel: Created purchase orders; prepared analysis reports and interpreted reports for inventory control
  • Served as back up for IT manager, troubleshooting various computer issues
  • Assisted company accounting department with reconciliation, matching, and other inventory and accounts payable related questions
  • Took jewelry photos and touched up in Photoshop for website use
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
BS
Zoology
4

Divisional Merchandising Manager, Outlet Merchandising

Managed a $120.0M division which includes men's, women's and accessories product lines.

  • Responsible for creation, implementation, and execution of marketing concepts, promotions and strategies across both brick and mortar and e-commerce channels (factory online) as well as social media to drive GMROI of outlet division.
  • Responsible for overseeing the concept, design, execution and development of outlet-specific product which represented around 90% of the assortment.
  • Identified and successfully executed new market share opportunities which did not exist for the outlet division such as men's and women's outerwear (+100% comp), woven bottoms and tops (+50% comp) and plus sizes which will be introduced for the Spring 2012 season.
  • Developed and managed a team of nine cross functional associates including product development, planning, allocation and merchandising teams.
  • Played an integral role in the re-launch of the outlet division which included re-merchandising the line (formerly the channel would receive 90% of their product from retail verses now only 10% which has vastly improved the margin), changing the visual displays of our stores, creating new promotional cadences, creating new pricing architectures for the product, etc.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Merchandising Manager

Prepared detailed analysis, scheduled meetings to select product, worked with outside vendors to negotiate pricing, wrote purchase orders, built data for internal systems, wrote informational materials, trained customer service staff in new product

  • Coordinated internal teams to produce, assemble, assign and ship albums
  • Reviewed and met with design and merchandising teams to go over priority of tasks on a weekly basis or daily
  • Wrote reviews and handled any personnel issues
  • Participated on Management and Marketing Teams giving input on upcoming projects, event and policies. Prepared and presented ideas.
  • Evaluated UPS and FedEx contracts. Met with account executives and coordinated any special requests or needs.
  • Prepared material and occasionally attended trade shows for our industry
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Special And Elementary Education
6

Merchandising Manager

Curated, managed, and merchandised the Men's Gift segment with a specialty and focus on consumer electronics, men's lifestyle products and outdoor recreation gear

  • Led all gifting segments in revenue generation and numerous key conversion metrics
  • Wrote, produced and published gift-related content for [company name] content site GiftRap
  • Crafted influential, innovative and effective social media content and strategies
  • Managed brand email marketing initiatives including seasonal email campaigns and partnership email promotions
  • Maintained ongoing communication with brands, agencies, and retailers to curate relevant gift selections and trend-forward content
  • Professionally trained, [company name] media spokesman with television, radio and print media experience
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Double
7

Merchandising Manager

Developed saleable and profitable assortments from concept and color through production by being the liaison between design, production, and sales. Maintained price points, trends, and marginal goals while developing a cohesive coordinated collection.

  • Implemented weekly meetings with design and production to discuss style status, fabric development, and coordination of tops to bottoms
  • Restructured pricing strategies for specific product categories and identified margin building opportunities
  • Collaborated with production in costing, placing seasonal buys, chases, liabilities and mode of shipping while maintaining marginal goals
  • Presented the final line to sales team and president at the opening of every market
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Fashion Merchandising
8

Sr Merchandising Manager, DMM

  • Managed merchandising team of five, sales results and timelines.
  • Established and implemented retail strategies and processes to achieve key performance indicators including revenue, margin, shipping funding, and promotional activities.
  • Directed product selection, sales goals, promotional activity, vendor funding, product marketing, and site merchandising.
  • Drove category sales increase 137% by improving supplier sourcing, assortment and marketing.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Education Major / Business Minor
BS
Education
9

Merchandising Manager

Managed daily reconciliation by opening and closing the register

  • Identified core customer base and influenced product assortment to fulfill their needs
  • Contributed to the success of the business by tracking fashion trends, market trends, and maintaining completive analysis documents
  • Created and maintained product knowledge documents and used this information to educate customers thus increasing sales and create repeat customers
  • Developed window and internal displays driven on business needs
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Music Education
10

Jewelry Merchandising Manager

Promotion included head of mail center which included negotiating contracts for USPS and UPS

  • Promoted to department head which handled national purchasing and national services
  • with jewelry merchandising and product design
  • Created training program to support jewelry sales
  • Secured pricing for 850 locations
  • Negotiated contracts for national services such as mat and linen service, drinking water service, shred service, etc.
  • Supported 850 locations with direct customer service
  • Managed 5 direct reports
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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