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Company:  Madewell

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Jan 3, 2022

Assistant Merchant- Denim, Pants, and Shorts

Assistant Merchant - Madewell Denim, Pants, and Shorts

You’ve got to…

  • Get us – a passion for the brand that shows up in everything you do, every day.
  • Be a strategic thinker – spend time and energy on what drives the greatest results.
  • Look under rocks, be curious, ask questions and use your smarts to think boldly and do the right thing.
  • Be a team player – cultivate productive relationships with cross-functional business partners.
  • Communicate consistently, with purpose and an understanding of your audience.
  • Be a multi-task master – make quick decisions under tight timelines.
  • Be nimble and comfortable with change.
  • Work independently and take the lead, even when all the pieces are not in place.
  • Articulate your point of view and have the courage and conviction to stand up for your beliefs.
  • Have a great fashion aesthetic and be all over what’s happening in the industry.


We want you to…

  • Assist Merchants to organize assortments aligned to overall department strategy, resulting in increased earnings
  • Identify product opportunities and become an expert in competitive landscape
  • Partner with Design and Production on product strategies and requirements to ensure customer needs are met, AUC profitability, and speed to market
  • Partner with Planning and Allocation on seasonal investment strategy by market to ensure big ideas and growth drivers are protected
  • Communicate seasonal strategies in a collaborative way to key cross functional teams to ensure innovation and financial success
  • Accountable for assignment of flow, season code, size model and time on offer at the style level and capture in the Omni PETE (assortment tool)
  • Successfully execute purchase orders
  • Sample management
  • Apply attention to detail to set logistics of product ordering information and ensure close partnership with the planning team


Oh, and by the way, you…

  • 0 – 1 plus years of experience in Merchandising – experience in assisting with the development and execution of merchandising strategies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Strong strategic & analytical skills
  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration skills to drive teams to execution
  • Strong desire and ability to drive results


We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail