Merchandising Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Fashion



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Potpourri Group Inc., referred to as \"PGI\", wasfounded in 1963, publishing a single consumer catalog title. New brands wereadded through internal development and acquisitions so that today PGI has grownto be one of the most successful multi-brand direct-to-consumer merchants inAmerica, serving millions of customers a year.
AtPGI, we look for unique talent and skills, and above all else, passion. Ouremployees are enthusiastic team members who love what they do, and come to workevery day ready to jump in and roll up their sleeves. Employees here takeinitiative, take pride in their work and accomplishments, and are trusted towork independently while being team players known for sharing ideas, support,and resources.
PGI is a collaborative team-oriented environmentwith an entrepreneurial spirit. Team members are encouraged to think outside ofthe box, be creative, and push the envelope. Ideas are welcomed and generatedthrough brainstorming, informal meetings, and even hallway and coffee room conversations.The workload is significant, deadlines run tight, critical projects are alwayson the table, but everyone pulls together to get it done because they care.People are more than just co-workers at PGI and it s more than just another jobhere. It s a calling, it s a community, and it s a career.
The Merchandising Assistant for Magellan's Brand is responsible for assisting our Buyer in the many aspects of catalogdevelopment including item set-up, measuring pages, offer changes, prep forturnovers and planning meetings and work on offers. This position requiresstrong multi-tasking skills and the ability to work as a liaison between ourVendors, Buyers and our Creative Department. Also interacts with our CallCenter and e-Commerce departments.
Essential Duties andResponsibilities:
Maintain vendor data sheet
Contact vendors to verify product information
Enter product description into catalog database
Proof catalog and website
Additional duties as required
Box up photo samples after each season
Return samples to vendor
Experience Requirements:
Musthave strong data entry skills, be computer literate & beable to learn new systems quickly
At leastone year of extensive experience using Excel
Experiencewith Ecometry a plus
Must beable to work well independently
Successfulscoring on our Excel computer test
HighSchool graduate or equivalent; Associate s degree preferred
Additional Information:
Flexibility is a large attribute to have for this position.
Ability to multitask and good communication skills.
Organized, detail oriented, flexible and dependable.
Flexible to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines.
Must be a team player in addition to being able to workindependently.
Benefits/Perks:
Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401kwith Company Match
Paid Vacation Time, Sick Time, and Holiday Pay
Company-paid Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
Employee Discounts, Hays Perks Program, Employee AssistanceProgram and Good RX
Yoga, Meditation, Chair Massages and Weight Watchers
Please visit our corporate website atwww.PotpourriGroup.com for more information.
Potpourri Group is an Equal OpportunityEmployer.
Associated topics: buyer, display, inventory, merchandise, purchase, raw material, ship, shipment, store, supplier

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