Merchandising Manager

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Location
Englishtown, New Jersey
Industry
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations (Protective Service Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 60,000 - US$ 65,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_52308
Contact
Lubischer, Gabrielle, Spherion
Phone
555-555-5555
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Job Description

The objective of the merchandising role is to obtain the correct balance between the expectations of the Brand and the objectives of the company's financial strategy.

Responsibilities:
??? The main point of contact with multiple brands.
??? Develop sales strategy for each brand and understanding brand expectations and ensuring it aligns with company???s directives.
??? Communicating effectively with sales and operations. Key to ensuring brand sales expectations are being met.
??? Analyzing past sales figures/trends to anticipate future product needs.
??? Manage inventory of stocked product. Utilizing inventory reports to adequately reorder and for forecast properly
??? Plan, develop and direct sales efforts for a particular brand or product.
??? Work with Finance to create budgets for each brand.
??? Understand each individual brand standard and usage guidelines and disburse appropriate information to sales and operations teams
??? Collaborate with Marketing to develop the appropriate marketing communication for each brand. Emails blasts to feature new brands and/or products from existing brand. Brand/Product sales sheets.
??? Track consumer and market insights by reviewing metrics such as sales volume, market share, profit projections, pricing and distribution, and by conducting consumer research.
??? Analyze sales data to update a brand or category portfolio, determine new products and delete underperforming products.

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Advanced analytical skills for analyzing data and using this to identify trends and potential risks and opportunities.
Excellent communication skills, as you will be dealing with top level brands, sales representative, and other teams internally.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
Deadline and detail oriented.

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
Works well under pressure and can manage stressful situations professionally and calmly.
Keen interest in following trends and evaluating large amounts of data.
Previous experience in retail merchandising or other related fields


If you feel your background matches the requirements of this great opportunity, please apply directly or feel free to give our office a call at 732-224-1166. Thank you!

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