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Merchandise Coordinator, Textiles - PBteen

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PT-14673
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn Teen
Position Type: Full-time


About the Team

The Merchandising team is responsible for developing business strategies and seasonal assortment plans to maximize the development of the brand, sales and profits for a department or assigned area. We identify opportunities and recommend new product or concepts for the department. We coordinate information across functions working closely with Design, Inventory Management, Ecommerce, Sourcing, Production, Creative Services, Packaging and Visual to ensure the process is followed and timelines are met. You will be part of the Pottery Barn Teen division, focusing on product for customers throughout their teen years and into the Dorm phase.

About the Role

The Merchant Coordinator reports to the Buyer and provides support and coordination for the merchandising team for the DTC channel. This position manages a range of business-critical tasks that are essential to our day to day operations. The ideal candidate has strong organizational and analytical skills, a keen attentional to detail, and the ability to foster relationships with cross-functional teams and peers to deliver results.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* 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
* Have no problem switching gears at a moment's notice
* Enter and maintain all price and cost changes for DTC, working closely with inventory partners and sourcing teams.
* Update SKU details in cross-functional documents and systems as the assortment changes on the individual and collection level.
* Manage the merchant responsibilities in our Product Lifecycle Management System from product creation thru SKU setup
* Track and open sample packages, coordinate movement of merchandise to sample rooms & warehouse, and serve as point person for sample inquiries and needs during photo shoots & seasonal presentations
* Analyze market trends and provide observations to help to determine assortment decisions

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative daily
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!


We're excited about you because...

* Strong systems aptitude and deep experience in data entry
* Excel skills; experience in PLM SKU lifecycle system preferred.
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Self-starter and problem solver
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to handle multiple tasks
* Thrive in a fast-paced environment
* Previous merchandising experience a plus

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance


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, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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