We believe that clothes and how you make them can make a difference.

Since 1853, we've been obsessed with innovation to meet people's needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn't last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.

We employ more than 17,000 people around the world supporting great brands, including Levi's , Dockers and Denizen . Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you're looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.

We are looking for a Merchandising Assistant to act as an integral part of our US Wholesale merchandising team. This person needs to have a clear understanding of the dept. store consumer. They should understand the consumers shopping habits and what drives the consumer to purchase the brands he loves within the department store landscape. This person should also understand the competitive landscape for the Levi's brand. What brands should we be aware of from a product and merchandising lens and what trends are informing the product offering in the marketplace. Lastly, this person should have a clear understanding of marketplace dynamics. Why do consumers choose to buy where they buy and how does this consumer navigate the multiple retail options that exist for him.

The notable responsibilities of the Merchandising Assistant are:

  • Build visual line plans at the account and channel level
  • Run system reports to inform the broader merchandising team to help inform decisions
  • Manage entry level product assortments
  • Be the owner of systems data accuracy
  • Be the owner of line plan accuracy
  • Be the owner and creator of sell in tools for sales reps and wholesale accounts
  • Have the ability to work with planning, sales, and global product creation partners

What the Merchandising Assistant already has:

  • Bachelor's degree, however a combination of college education and related work experience may be used as a substitute
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a merchandising function for an apparel manufacturer, retailer and/or marketer
  • Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities
  • Expert knowledge and proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Extremely strong customer service orientation and the ability to multi-task; with the desire to work in a very fast paced environment and an ability to not become frustrated with last minute changes
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills; especially when it comes to working directly with senior level directors
  • Impeccable communication skills Excellent discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new computer programs quickly
  • Must demonstrate an energetic, positive, helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in LS & Co.

The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. #LI-BL1

LOCATION 1155 Battery St.

San Francisco, CA, 94111

Associated topics:
inventory, merchandise, merchandiser, merchandising, procurement, retail merchandiser, stocking, supply chain, warehouse, warehouse associate

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