- Leadership Experience
- Communication Skills
- Organizational Skills
Our Planners have the “magic formula” to drives sales. Using a unique blend of numbers and science, the Planning team uses data to find just the right entry point for an item to maximize sales. Interns will analyze trends, historical data and inventory levels and then feed data to the team. Learn to create show recaps, research and organize data and learn how sales history, pricing decisions and retail trends are used to make strategic business decisions.
This is a part time internship running from January to April.
Job Description Details
Learn the Merchandise Planning functions through the supervision of Planning Staff. Partner with mentor as well as Merchandising staff to plan for short/long term maximization of sales that will be successful in electronic retail and which will meet/exceed the expectations of the customer.
Analyze sales trends and be aware of inventory levels so as to maximize sales. Perform duties according to company policies and procedures with latitude for independent judgment and initiative.
Learn how to evaluate shows and show segments, time of day, scheduled host, etc. in order to maximize sales performance and dollars generated per minute.
Assist in the preparation of inventory and sales reports and in-depth analysis of major events for management review. Create show recaps and special reports for the Planners.
Learn how to analyze the product life cycle by closely monitoring sales history, pricing, decisions and retail trends.
Interface extensively with other QVC departments such as Merchandising, Broadcasting, Programming, etc.
Perform other duties and projects, research and organize data, such as inventory levels, or a specific product groups
Acknowledge areas of strength and weakness, work to improve both, ask for help when needed.
Be accountable to seek development opportunities to improve business knowledge and leadership skills.
Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Must be able to work 20 hours/week preferably on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
QVC will consider students who have completed at least four semesters of college in the following majors: Business Administration, Business Management, Operations, International Business, Marketing, Communications, and Merchandising.
Experience in the following preferred: Retail
Excellent verbal, written and telephonic communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to analyze data and draw relevant conclusions to have positive effects on business
About QVC, Inc
QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.
QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop - beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores - and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com . QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.com for assistance.
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