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UA Brands

Merchandise Assistant

Job Details

Job Ref:
MERCH01239
Location:
Corporate Office, 101 NE 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Category:
Administrative and Clerical
Employment Type:
Full Time

Overview

UA (Uniform Advantage) Brands is looking for a proactive Merchandise Assistant to join our growing team. The Merchandise Assistant will play an integral role in assisting both the Buyer and Planner with administrative responsibilities including, vendor and database creation and maintenance, order creation and maintenance, and store requests for product. The position will work closely with our Retail Stores, Distribution Center, and Vendors.

This is a Temporarily Remote opportunity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Full ownership of the item creation process including UPC codes, style numbers, and data needed for purchase order entr
  • Partner with Retail Stores on merchandise project management requests and emails to resolve issues.
  • Enter seasonal fashion information and label items in the database. Review selling of fashion product with Buyer - transfer, markdown, or reorder.
  • Resolve discrepancies on invoicing, receiving, and pricing issues for accounting and update the Retail Pro system file found on these discrepancies.
  • Key purchase orders and ensure they are shipped and scheduled to deliver on time from vendors, report back to Buyers issues found to address.
  • Initiate and track in-store transfers and track store returns to UAN and vendors.
  • Upload product markdowns or price changes provided by the Buyers.
  • Communicate with stores on issues and subjects.
  • Run merchandising reports.
  • Additional administrative/reporting tasks as directed by Buyers/Planners.
Required Skills:
  • Microsoft Office- Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Organization skills- ability to manage time, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and complete all assigned tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Ten-key typing
  • Detail-oriented
  • Communication skills to work with vendors, buyers, and replenishment personnel, team player mentality
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Basic retail math - formulas/calculations
  • Project Management software
Required Experience:
  • Retail Store or Merchandise Buying, or Merchandising Experience
  • Adaptability to learn new methods and skills to be able to do different types of reports or adapt to company changes/policies
  • Detailed oriented to be able to locate mistakes and correct, perform repetitive tasks with minimal errors, strong work ethic, able to self-manage and own it
  • Provide quality service and support in a variety of areas including, but not limited to product creation, pricing, keying orders, and product shipping
  • Associate Degree preferred - Merchandising, Business, Marketing, Fashion Buying
 
Benefits Information: Enjoy the best of ALL worlds!
Along with a generous benefits package and dynamic downtown location, there is another big benefit to building your career here: you enjoy the best of all worlds in one company. As an industry leader since 1985, we offer the strength and stability of a large firm, with healthy profitability and exciting career growth. Yet our friendly, team-oriented workplace makes you feel like part of a close family. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, critical care, life AD&D insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan, FMLA, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance, and additional discount programs. For more information about our extensive benefits, click here.

Watch your email − here’s what happens next:
We look forward to reviewing your application! If your background is a promising fit for the position, you’ll get an email from us within 3-4 business days which will include a link to our online Candidate Assessment.
Why do we request this assessment?
A big reason why UA Brands is such a rewarding place to work and why so many employees thrive here is the extra time we invest during the hiring process. We want to make sure our potential candidate will be a great addition to our family! This assessment allows us to get to know you better, which also helps you determine if we’re the right fit too.
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As an employee of any UA Brands division, you will be part of an established and dynamic organization. We believe that success starts from within, and we are seeking individuals who thrive in an environment that encourages and supports self-management. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at UA Brands will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. UA Brands does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. UA Brands will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. 

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