Assistant Manager Merchandising
ID 2022-18804 Posted Date 6 hours ago(6 / 20 / 2022 5 : 33 PM) # of Openings 1 Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton Job Category Purchasing Position Type Permanent Full-Time
Is this job for you?
Reporting to the Director Merchandising, you will assist with product assortment development to maintain current style and trends, drive competitive positioning and help ensure the overall profitability of the product category.
Assist in the Development and Execution of Assortment planning process
Acquire and implement all required data for new product creation on a timely basis for Store placement as well as the Digital Business.
Product Store core plan implementation and maintenance
Implement Product Knowledge for the Stores for every new item
Store visits inspect what is expected regarding signage, display price tags, stack outs, product etc.
Assist with a regular regiment of market intelligence to ensure competitive product pricing and assortments
Responsibility, with Category Buyer, for product transitions and management of clearance inventory.
Implementation and review of all advertising promotional information in all media
Financial and sales analysis and reporting for category
Development and implementation of chain wide Product Knowledge training information.
Learn all components of buying for a category
High school diploma or equivalent; post-secondary education an asset
Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Highly developed time management and organizational skills
Ability to travel as required
Focused and confident self-starter
Ability to build professional working relationships with vendors and colleagues
Ability to initiate, develop and deliver plans and programs successfully
Developed analytical abilities
Computer competence in excel spreadsheet and word programs
Developed knowledge and competence in retail systems an asset
Why The Brick?
Flexible employer-paid benefits including Health, Dental and Paramedical Services for you and your family
Career progression program
Access to free personal development training
Employee discounts & Personal "Paid" days off
Recognition, incentives, prizes and giveaways!
Be a part of Canada’s largest home furnishings retailer!
We welcome all abilities to apply.
The Brick is committed to accommodating applicants and associates with disabilities. Should you require accommodation to participate fully in the recruitment process, please email careers
We thank all those who apply; however, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.
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