Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Cost Plus World Market - Merchandising Assistant (Oakland, CA)

Merchandising Assistant

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Location: Oakland, CA
Position Type: Entry Level
Position Duration: Full-Time


General Overview:
The Merchandising Assistant will provide support the Merchandising Division in achievement of financial plans and adhere to the Retail Master Calendar. Direction will be provided by the Divisional Merchandise Manager for the divisional needs and projects. The main focus is sample management, information entry and upkeep, and daily vendor/store communication.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Sample management – tracking, unpacking and organizing new samples, coordinate samples for visual and advertising as necessary
• Develop and maintain sku’s
• Complete promotional and markdown entry
• Provide timely store and vendor communication
• Maintain and meet deadlines on multiple, concurrent projects
• Special projects as assigned


• Demonstrated flexibility, ability to work independently on multiple projects in a fast-paced, resulted driven environment
• Strong organizational, prioritizing, analytical and problem solving skills
• Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and an ability to detect inconsistencies in data
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite tools including Excel & Word
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
• Solid math skills
• Retail and administrative/office experience preferred
• BA/BS degree preferred, but not required
• Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of all applicable law.
Cost Plus World Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
No phone calls or agencies, please.
Posted by Alicia Luu

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