Robert Half The Creative Group MERCHANDISE ASSISTANT in New York, New York

Key Accountability

  • Provide operational and administrative support to the Assistant Buyer and Buyer

  • Input purchase orders

  • Ensure timely delivery of merchandise through consistent communication with the vendors, distribution center, and buying team

  • Track transfers between stores

  • Generate weekly reports and work with the Assistant Buyer to analyze the business

  • Identify and shop the competition

  • Understand target customer by region

The Creative Group, a Robert Half company, specializes in placing highly skilled marketing, advertising, design, interactive and public relations professionals on a project and full-time basis with advertising and public relations agencies, Fortune 500 companies and small to mid-sized firms. We are faster at finding you work because of our strong network. We reach out to over 12,000 creative and marketing hiring managers each week. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to online skills training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNEĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

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Req ID: 04860-9500272925

Functional Role: Researcher

Country: USA

State: NY

City: New York

Postal Code: 10018

Compensation: $16.00 to $20.00 per hour

Requirements: Minimum Requirements

  • experience in a corporate fashion merchandising team or buying team required

  • Proficiency in Excel including pivot tables and v-lookup, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

  • Must be proficient in retail math and understand how to calculate margins, sell through % and other retail math terms

  • Excellent communication skills