Merchandise Planning Intern
Eastbay - Wausau, WI

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Job Descriptions:
Are you a college student looking to gain valuable work experience? Eastbay is taking applications for a Summer Merchandise Planning Intern. Come work for a company that offers casual dress, a fun environment, and a great employee discount!

Eastbay offers three month paid internships at the corporate office in Wausau, Wisconsin. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about the industry and the opportunity to participate in corporate trainings during the course of the internship.

A Merchandise Planning Intern will assist the Planner in daily tasks such as: running reports, configuring data, attending meetings to better understand business in specific areas. Will also assist the Planner in creating and maintaining financial plans, by week, to support the departmental merchandise strategy. Additional responsibilities include: assisting the Planner in maintaining preseason location/source sku assortment plans, compile/analyze financial product past performance, assist in reviewing and recommending strategies for profit improvement.

Experience with Excel is a must!

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as margins, percentages, interest, discounts etc...

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong analysis skills

A passion for athletics!

About Eastbay

The company began in 1980 when boyhood pals and high school coaches Art Juedes and Rick Gering set out to find professional-quality shoes for their athletes and ended up in business for themselves. In 1983 the first four-color catalog was created featuring track & field shoes, basketball shoes, football cleats, and baseball cleats. In 1995 Eastbay went public and opened on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Two years later, shareholders sold the company to retail giant Woolworth. Woolworth underwent revision in November 2001, changing its name to Foot Locker, Inc., a reflection of its global commitment to the athletic shoes and apparel business.

Today, Eastbay is a leading world supplier of athletic shoes, clothing and sports equipment. Foot Locker, Inc. is the world's leading retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel. Headquartered in New York City, it operates approximately 3,500 athletic retail stores in 21 countries in North America, Europe and Australia under the brand names Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Champs Sports and CCS. Operating in team-driven culture, our goals as a company are boundless.

Required Experience:
Candidates with majors in Math &/or Business are preferred.

To qualify for an internship with Eastbay, individuals must:
Be a Junior or Senior in college or May 2013 graduate

Arrange the internship with the educational institution on a for-credit basis, if necessary.

Be available for a minimum of 15 hours per week to participate, unless otherwise approved. Summer internship hours are expected to work Mon-Fri (40 hours/week)

Keyword: math, business
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