• Merchandising Associate

    Job Locations US-NC-Winston-Salem
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/13/2018 10:01 AM)
    Pos. Type
    Full Time Regular
    Pos. Category
    Retail Marketing Merchandising
    Due Date
    Location : Street
    1000 E Hanes Mill Road
    Location : Zip
  • Overview

    Key responsibilities of this position are to support the Sports Apparel Merchandising team in the development and execution of all product strategies. The incumbent will work closely with the Merchandising Managers/Director to coordinate prototypes, samples, competitive analysis, develop presentation materials, communicate with manufacturing and design, and provide timely follow-up to all the preceding. The Associate Merchandiser will focus on introducing creativity to support and grow the business while learning what is necessary to manage the brands from the merchandising perspective.


    • Provide clear communication to the design, marketing, PD, Sourcing, OPS and other functional.
    • Maintain seasonal records including line sheets and samples of our product line and competition. Update and maintain competitive and internal samples.
    • Order and procure sample needs for the line and account calls working closely with PD, Sourcing and OPS.
    • Ordering fabric and maintaining fabric chart for seasonal development and samples.
    • Assist with creation and maintenance of seasonal line plans, framework and line reviews, and line development.
    • Analyze retail sales and communicate to the team top and bottom sellers. Use data to make recommendations future business opportunities.
    • Create and maintain product information in PLM System.
    • Work on multi-season lines at ones and multi-tasking across seasons, responsibilities.
    • Assist with preparation for seasonal line reviews and customer presentations.
    • Present product lines to customers as needed.
    • This job description is not inclusive of all duties that may be needed to support the business.


    Minimum Education and Experience Required: 


    • BS/BA in Marketing or Merchandising.
    • 2 to 3 years related experience
    • Experience in apparel related industry preferred.
    • Highly proficient in Product Life Cycle Management (PLM),  Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    • Detail orientation and strong follow-up and organizational skills
    • Strong presentation and communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to accomplish objectives through other people.
    • Ability to multi- task effectively
    • Ability to think creatively and translate trends
    • Some travel required


    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


    Equal Opportunity Employer/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

    Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:  

    Telephone: 877.999.5553

    Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com


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