Merchandise Planner

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Merchandising

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Rocksbox is looking for a Merchandise Planner to create and execute sales and inventory plans for our jewelry assortment. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starting, sharply analytical problem-solver with proven business acumen.  This position will report to the VP Merchandising.

Responsibilities: 

  • Build strategic seasonal and annual plans to maximize sales, inventory, and margin using historical data and trends
  • Forecast monthly in season sales, receipts, and inventory needs. Present financial plans and receipt recommendations in open-to-buy meetings
  • Analyze product performance to identify opportunities and risks to the financial plan. Provide analysis and actionable recommendations to merchandising team to improve product performance
  • Recommend promotional and markdown pricing by evaluating sales, inventory, sell thru, and margin
  • Ad hoc data analysis to support the team in making informed business decisions and strategies

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree and 2+ years work experience preferred (e-commerce, planning, or buying a plus)
  • Highly analytical with advanced Excel skills
  • Financial and business acumen: ability to accurately evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to identify opportunities and drive results
  • Demonstrates strong listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Results oriented and self motivated with a strong sense of urgency
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