Assistant Merchandiser - Athleta

Athleta is creating a new breed of premium, authentically active and fashion-fueled apparel for a life in motion. Our mission is to ignite a community of active, healthy confident girls who empower each other to realize their limitless potential.

We're looking for people who find inspiration in the same things we do. Like community. Participation. Empowering others. Working as a team. Never forgetting that work isn't work without a little play - and, of course, being a part of something bigger. At Athleta we're always reaching for amazing - and that challenge is what fuels us!

Power of She

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the success of the Athleta assortment through developing and driving seasonal strategies for category/class that meet or exceed the Division and Business Unit's financial goals
  • Provide analysis to support the development of Department seasonal strategies that meet financial targets
  • Rank category styles based on historical and current product performance and identify redundancies in the product assortment
  • Review monthly open-to-buy for category/class; provide accurate monthly/seasonal receipt flow information; execute to the sales margin and promotional markdown cadence
  • Provide information to develop key concepts, key items, promotional strategies and assortments that are commercially viable and provide exciting store experiences
  • Understand product trends, historical data and departmental input at category/class level in order to manage in-season opportunities or risks
  • Understand competitive environment; proactively see market knowledge through exposure to competitive retail outlets
  • Influence others to achieve results
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of cross-functional teams (Design, Production, Planning, and Distribution)

ONE HARRISON STREET

94105

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree of equivalent
  • 1-3 years of retail merchandising experience ideally in the women's active space
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Possess a working knowledge of financial measurements
  • Demonstrate a point of view about product assortment and business opportunities
  • Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
  • Demonstrate strong listening, verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Customer oriented

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