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Temporary Merchandising Assistant

Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Fast Retailing Group

UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under seven main brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 1.14 trillion yen for the 2013 fiscal year ending August 31, 2013 (US $11.62 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2013 rate of $1 = 98.36 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.

 

UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a truly global brand. Today the company has a total of more than 1,200 stores in 14 markets worldwide including Japan, China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. In addition, Grameen UNIQLO, a social business established in Bangladesh in September 2010, opened its two first stores in Dhaka in July 2013. UNIQLO operates an integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual apparel. The company believes that truly great clothes should be supremely comfortable, feature universal designs, are of high quality and offer a superb fit to everyone who wears them.

 

With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit www.uniqlo.com and www.fastretailing.com.

 

 

JOB TITLE:            Merchandising Assistant

 

LOCATION:         New York, NY


Position Overview:
 

We are looking for a Merchandising Assistant to join the Merchandise Planning Team to support the day to day functions and needs of the team.

 

Job Description:

  • Including, but not limited to:
    • Enter various forms of data into systems to support the allocation & merchandising applications
    • Perform administrative duties as needed
    • Create, generate & update excel based reports
    • Order execution and maintenance
    • Identify opportunities and implement processes to create efficiencies across the department
    • Communicate and partner cross-functionally to inform and support the Merchandise Planning Team
    • Manage workload and schedule to support and meet all deadlines with accuracy
       

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 1 year data entry experience
  • High level of experience and proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in other Microsoft Office products- Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical proficiency with strong business and financial analysis skills
  • Maintain a positive and friendly attitude and the ability to work with a variety of personalities, sometimes under intense situations
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills needed both written and verbally

 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Fast Retailing does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: New York || New York (US-NY) || United States (US) || Experienced Professional || Corporate || UNIQLO || EX:OUT || UNIQLO ||