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Merchandising Specialist -- West Elm

Date: Jun 23, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WE-10587
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time


Who we are

Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast-paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard-working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.

Position Summary

Provide support and coordination for the merchandise team for all channels of sales. Manage sample requests and shipments, price updates, SKU creation, and updates on the SKU informational level.

Essential Functions

* Merchandising: Enter and maintain all price and cost changes for DTC and Retail, working closely with inventory partners and sourcing teams.
* Communicate as needed with the merchandise team in regards to project and sample status, costing/SKU worksheets.
* Set up and maintenance of all SKUs for stocked and dropship product.
* Upload and maintain linking status for DTC and direct ship product on the website and through the dropship portal.
* Connect with global merchandise teams and create global-specific SKUs.
* Update SKU details as the assortment changes on the individual and collection level.
* Enter POS Markdowns and Promotions.
* Manage samples for photo shoots and seasonal presentations and work with our photo and warehouse teams to track sample positions as needed.
* Track and open packages and samples; coordinate movement of merchandise to sample rooms.
* General administrative duties.



* Love to work collaboratively in a group, you have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team.
* Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details, especially in a fast-paced environment.
* Are a task master, and love to cross things off your list
* Currently seeking consistent work hours (9-5)
* Have no problem switching gears at a moment's notice


* Previous experience in data entry and administration.
* Excel skills; experience in PLM SKU lifecycle system preferred.
* Experience in operations preferred.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Merchandising, Retail Sales, Data Entry, PLM, Retail, Administrative, Management