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Job Description:/h3:
Job Title: Retail Operations Specialist 1 : WA
Region: WA:Washington
City: Seattle
State: WA
Rate: 24.35 : 27.05
Duration: 12 MONTHS
Description: Chipton:Ross is seeking a Retail Operations Specialist 1 located in Seattle, WA
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in managing product selection and development for a single product category. Assists in drafting sales plan and maintaining profit and loss metrics to plan. Assists with audits, compliance and maintenance of brand standards. Generates limited purchase orders. Assists in allocating merchandise items for distribution and in drafting marketing plans.
The Client Stores Custom Buyer is responsible for the procurement and development of merchandise in support of BSI custom sales division. This person is accountable for implementing the vision, executing the plans, and achieving the financial goals for assigned locations and categories.
o Coordinate custom projects and requests through the following stages quoting, development, production, shipping and delivery.
o Prepare executive level sales proposals and presentations for custom requests such as delivery events, initiatives, and other gifting opportunities.
o Partner with Client Creative Services and Intellectual Property Management on requests to certify proper usage of BCA and Client Defense, Space and Security (BDS) customer liveries are to brand.
o Responsible for writing and tracking Custom Sales purchase orders utilizing Counterpoint POS system.
o Research new trends and product lines through competitive shopping, trade show attendance and communication with store managers; report to management and make recommendations for product selection and merchandising.
o Set and meet targets for initial markup, gross margin, sales, and percentage to total for all custom venues.
o Work with shipping and logistics to get freight quotes on large projects to ensure we are recovering costs and maintaining profitability.
o Analyze and understand markets, competitors, customers, and future trends.
o Assist with month end process for corporate venues and convey any discrepancies to accounting.
o Meets with sales customers as needed to understand product requirements and budgets.
o Oversight of import logistics and testing of overseas production where applicable.
o Research and monitor existing vendor base and industry developments and identify potential new product opportunities.
o Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors to leverage Client as a preferred customer, leading to more favorable pricing, exclusive offerings, and markdown and claims assistance.
o Monitor vendor performance and ensure processes for doing business with the Client Store are followed. This includes trademark usage, sample processes, pre:ticketing, defective claims procedures, shipping requirements, and routing guidelines.
o Provide the best price/value ratio possible, maintaining competitive pricing.
o Communicate product and sales trends with merchandise team.
EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelors degree preferred, 1 year retail experience, ASI industry experience a plus.
WORK HOURS:
Full:Time/First Shift
8 AM : 4:30 PM
Company Description:/h3:
Chipton Ross, a leader in staffing Technical Engineering, Information Technology (IT), Industrial, Professional, and Administrative career opportunities throughout the United States. (Now offering a Logistics Recruiting Division.)
Visit our web site chiptonross/ to get details on over 2500 job openings in 28 states.

Source: https://www.tiptopjob.com/jobs/77441139_job.asp?source=backpage


• Location: Seattle

• Post ID: 61881807 seattle
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