Merchandise Coordinator/Analyst

J&P Park Acquisitions, Inc.(Our brands include Park Seed, Jackson & Perkins and Wayside Gardens) - Greenwood, SC

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Job Description: Merchandising Coordinator/Analyst

Excellent opportunity to join a well-established Direct to Consumer Specialty Gardening and Outdoor Living Company. Our garden brands of Park Seed, Jackson & Perkins, and Wayside Gardens are longstanding and highly respected in the industry. The Merchandising Coordinator/Analyst should be a highly motivated, intelligent, team-oriented professional who can help our company reach its goals. We seek a highly resourceful and creative individual who has a desire to support our merchandise team with analytics and vendor relations to execute product strategies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze existing sales, traffic data and feedback within the company to identify trends, product and process concerns.
  • Assist in establishing online leadership position through product assortment and merchandise presentation.
  • Manage pricing policy to ensure that margin plans are met.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals and requirement documentation.
  • Work closely with Marketing, Creative Development and Design teams to ensure Merchandising initiatives are communicated and met.
  • Assist Buyers with sourcing new vendors and product SKU creation.
  • Assist with back-end processes for adding new product to the online store, includes tracking proper item images, copy and specs prior to going live on the web.
  • Generate product development matrix for all new styles, ensuring that information is current and accurate.
  • Communicate and follow-up with vendors, Marketing Department and Operations for new product specs, costs and lead times.
  • Track new product development from conception to finished product.
  • Manage Drop Ship Product Development Calendar for new item uploads.
  • Assist Creative Department with proofreading and correcting preliminary page drafts.
  • Act as back-up point of contact for vendor issues and inquiries
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.
  • Strong analytical and MS Office/PC skills. Excellent Excel skills.
  • Ability to maintain strong long-term relationships with vendors.
  • Ability to be effective in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience, background and interest in Social Media a plus
  • Location: Minneapolis, MN or Greenwood, SC

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • MS Office: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)