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Company:  Madewell

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Nov 16, 2022

Assistant Merchant - Womens Knits


Min: $52,000 - Max: $68,900 



Assistant Merchant - Madewell Knits

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.
  • Always be on, up for anything and ready to have fun along the way.


We want you to…

  • Assist Merchants to organize assortments aligned to overall department strategy, resulting in increased earnings
  • Identify product opportunities by becoming an expert in competitive landscape and trends
  • 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
  • Drive accuracy of product detail through excellent execution and management of assortment documentation and communication
  • Successfully execute purchase order placement with attention to detail
  • Assist in key meeting prep with sample availability, deck preparation, and ad hoc requests and analysis, always staying agile and flexible
  • Support marketing/visual strategy through consistency and accuracy in assortment tools, visual placement docs, sign requests, product information, and assortment details, reacting with urgency while comprehending overall strategy
  • Sample management
  • Ownership of site management for your product category. Ensuring products go live online with accurate imagery and content on time


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. Experience in SAP and/or Power BI is an added bonus
  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration skills to drive teams to execution
  • Strong desire and ability to drive results. Skilled in prioritization and problem-solving
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current and upcoming trends relevant to the Madewell customer
  • Ability to be a team player and to foster a commitment to teamwork among other associates





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

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