NYC: E Commerce Merchant Assistant
Bloomingdales - New York, NY

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The Bloomingdales Merchant Assistant's primary function is to provide administrative and operational support to our Buying teams. It provides a great opportunity for qualified candidates to transition into executive positions such as Assistant Buyer or an Executive Trainee in central Support.

Core Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage samples and procurement, keeping track of their status and returning them to vendors.
  • Maintain vendor contact lists and tracking photography shot count.
  • Create Leadsheets (list of products, broken up by look) that will be sold on the website).
  • Enter Features & Benefits for each item (detailed descriptions of the items to be listed on the webpage, ex: fabric content, care instructions, etc)
  • Attach Merchant IDs to samples.
  • Prepare materials for weekly presentations of new product launches.
  • Provide general administrative support and working on special projects as assigned (sales and trend reports, strategy prep, etc).
  • Promote omni-channel initiative through communication and following up with BDS counterparts on RTV’s.
  • Responsible for managing the purchase order process(ex: PO maintenance, resolving EDI errors, inputting price changes, etc).
  • Communicate with vendors including following up on shipping and receiving merchandise as well
Job Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Strong analytical skills and business savvy
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Proven ability to multi-task and maintain organization
  • Strong aptitude to work within deadlines, both independently and as part of a team
  • Retail experience and/or buying internship a plus
Bloomingdale's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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