Position Goal: The part time/On Call Jr. Merchandise Coordinator role is an integral part of the samples process in a high-volume photo studio. As the final step in the samples process, this role has a direct impact on the customer experience. This is a PART TIME/ON CALL POSITION WORKING 2-3 DAYS A WEEK.
What you’ll accomplish…
The primary focus of this job is to coordinate the movement of merchandise between the warehouse/distribution center, photography studio and outside vendors. The Jr Merchandise Coordinator will oversee the arrival of samples tagging them for production. When production is complete the Jr Merchandise Coordinator will return back to the vendor or add to liquidation. The Jr Merchandise Coordinator will also be responsible for maintaining the sample staging area and supplies, maintaining organization in designated areas, and communicating with event production team to receive and return product. The Jr Merchandise Coordinator will update liquidation manifests and maintain RTV information and spreadsheets. Shipments to be completed each day by EOD and delivered to the dock.
Re-attach vendor tags to garments using an industry standard tagging gun
Repack all products in original vendor packaging, including but not limited to, apparel, shoes, handbags, hard home goods (i.e. cookware, small home appliances) and soft home goods (i.e. sheets, towels), etc
Check for possible damages, communicating any issues to the team lead and samples manager
Achieve or exceed departmental UPH goals
Partner with samples team to perform ad hoc functions such as applying studio labels or pulling product in preparation for photo shoot
Tag owned and quick-ship samples as they come in from the warehouse for production
Organize samples on pre-production racks and secured jewelry cabinets
Work collaboratively on each Boutique with others on the team including Merchandise Coordinators, Stylists and Photographers
Maintain the quality of the samples and presentation, to ensure sellable, like-new product
Assist in tracking location of samples before photo process begins
Follow daily priorities from Samples Manager
Use of warehouse and studio management systems.
Other Job Requirements:
Work well with minimal supervision
Highly organized and attentive to detail
Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and meet tight and often shifting deadlines
Strong organizational skills
Strong collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills
Previous retail experience or interest in fashion preferred