Merchandise Assistant

Merchandise Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Merchandise Assistant to join our team.


  • Contact Email:;
  • Develop the ability to recap business and articulate learnings to team and cross-functional partners;
  • Create an open communication with brand counterparts by attending divisional/cross functional meetings;
  • Develop presentation skills in appropriate forums;
  • Contact Name: Victoria Garner;
  • Assist in the management of seasonal product assortment, merchandise point of view, seasonal strategies, and promotional plans;
  • Sample Coordination;
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork skills through cooperating with cross-functional teams;
  • Build strong partnerships with other members of the cross-functional team and brand counterparts;
  • Assist with in-season management, including Midsights/Hindsights;
  • Responsible for Weekly Business Reports;
  • Responsible for timely workflow of deliverables and timelines;
  • Build relationships with Marketing, PD, Production, Design, PR, Field Development, Customer Service center & Inventory Planning.


  • Possess computer literacy and facility with Microsoft Office and Excel;
  • Ability to transport, maneuver and visually evaluate merchandise;
  • Analyze a problem and formulate a logical rationale for the decision;
  • Possess a working knowledge of financial measurements;
  • Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals;
  • 1-2 years of experience as a Merchandising or equivalent;
  • Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking in a fast paced, evolving environment;
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency, along with the ability to prioritize projects when necessary;
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience;
  • Develop a point of view about product assortment and business opportunities;
  • Possess strong listening, verbal and written communication skills, including follow-up communication to supervisor and/or cross-functional partners.