(800) 774-8036

Merchandising Coordinator

Kissimmee, FL
Date Added: September 15, 2021
 
Software Resources has an immediate contract job opportunity for an Owned & Operated Merchandising Coordinator with a major corporation in Kissimmee, FL.

NOTE: this role is remote, in Florida until further notice, and should be near Kissimmee, FL

Candidates are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.

MUST HAVES: Proficient in Excel – create spreadsheets, excellent communication skills, easy to work with, catches on quickly and sharp.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
O&O Key Partners
: Merchandising Managers, Commercial Strategy, Planning, Buying/Location Strategy, Visual Merchandising, Assistant Brand Merchandiser

Brand Key Partners: O&O Merchants & Assistants, Product Design, Enterprise Franchise and Brand Management, Sourcing, Legal/Business Affairs, Product Integrity, CPGP Marketing & Franchise Development, & Commercial TPC/3PC

Description:
• Individual will support categories or entire teams, assist with the range plan, and coordinate the timeline and work flow across their assigned areas to drive a quarterly product line strategy, and assortment curation for global channels of distribution
• Individual exhibits strong organization, prioritization and communication skills as well as a proficiency in all merchandise systems and processes.
Manage the day to day activities in developing an assortment strategy by category across brands and curate a global line that meets the financial goals
Manage the day to day activities in developing an assortment strategy by category across brands and curate a global line that meets the financial goals
• Assist in managing the merchandising strategy and assortment curation, enabling one global line
• Assist with updates and maintenance of the Brand Range Plan
• Prepare and maintain catalog of merchandise by quarter (photobooks)
• Attend cross functional team meetings to assist with the input/output of communication
• Provide support for key milestone meetings with the development of presentation decks, briefs, recaps, and assembling input from key partners*
• Assist with seasonal product flow strategy that supports company content calendar including: film, TV, synergy, attractions, entertainment, anniversaries, historical needs, and addresses regional holiday/seasonal selling patterns
• Develop effective partnerships across our company in particular with the key partners*
Merchandising Strategies and Collaboration for Parks specific activations:
Assist the O&O Merchandising Manager in building product strategies that are designed for a fully immersive space through well-executed activations that maximize capture within the attraction while building equity and desire for future interaction with products in our unique specialty retail environment.
• Assist in managing category/collection/item level product brief that supports the immersive experiences
• Communicate with key partner* teams on global assortment plans and provide consistent and timely updates
• Deliver all item set up information within designated global systems across vertical channels
• Assist in developing category level global merchandising strategic landscape ensuring quarterly and annual growth targets are achieved
• Coordinate samples among key partners* and room set ups for product showcases
• Assist with various merchandising team projects as required

Basic Qualifications:
• Experience in product merchandising, specialty retail & product assortment strategy desired
• Demonstrated passion for brand retail, including consumer and product trends
• Strong teamwork skills, ability to build relationships and with internal and external partners
• Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects
• Strategic thinker with the ability to drive execution against a plan
• High level attention to detail, proactive, with strong follow through skills
• Demonstrated personal initiative skills in the workplace, with willingness to learn new skills and processes
• Flexible and adaptable with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
• Demonstrated positive attitude with the ability to be responsive to feedback and pivot based on changing organization priorities
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to understand key merchandise metrics and business drivers
• Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Strong analytical and math skills

Required Education:
High School graduate

Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you’re located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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