Freelance Planner

Country :
USA
State :
California
County :
Los Angeles County
Town :
MANHATTAN BEACH
Category :
Logistics
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Company description

JBCStyle is the leading full-service recruiting agency with a focus on the Fashion, Beauty, Action Sports, Retail and Home industries.With over a decade of experience matching key brands with their ideal candidates, we are uniquely positioned to support our clients looking for top talent and or candidates looking to take the next step in their career(s).

Job description

Position:

Freelance Planner

Timeline:

Start ASAP; Temp to Perm

Responsibilities:

- Create and maintain financial targets and OTB at gender/brand level

- Participate in weekly / monthly in-season forecast and OTB meetings

- Analyze historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities; compare sales data of the planned gender / category to company sales and provide action plans to reconcile deviations.

- Partner with the Merchants to actively manage inventory levels by increasing and decreasing inventory, and/or cancelling orders

- On a monthly and quarterly basis, recap and report back on the sales and inventory results to plan, and LY, and forecast in-season sales and inventory

- Partner with GM to maintain store clusters using velocity, capacity, geography by gender / category

Requirements:

- Strong aptitude with numbers and clear understanding of retail math

- Strong organizational skills - ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines

- Minimum 3 years Merchandise Planning experience in retail

- Ability to communicate persuasively, influentially, and responsibly across a cross-functional team

- Excels in team environments and in building / developing strong interpersonal relationships, while maintaining an individual determination to accomplish goals

- Ability to travel 0-10% of time

- Driven to excel and succeed, taking full ownership of his or her success

- Problem Solving

- Time Management

- Strong interpersonal skills

Location:

Manhattan Beach, CA