Assistant Wholesale Merchant- Temporary Position
Posted on Jan 18, 2020 by Darice, Inc.
Darice, a leader in the arts and crafts industry, is seeking an Assistant Wholesale Merchant. This position is temporary, working Full time hours. Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
The Assistant Wholesale Merchant is responsible for supporting the Wholesale Merchants in the execution of planning throughout the product life cycle. This includes gathering product and customer requirements, supporting the product vison and ensuring both revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Assistant Wholesale Merchant schedules and monitors project timelines, updates product information in PLM system, reviews product samples, communicates with our suppliers, and works on special projects.
Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or a related field or equivalent work experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially strong Excel skills (V-Look up, and Pivot Tables), be detailed oriented, be able multi-task, and have excellent communication skills, both verbal & written. Any retail or marketing experience is helpful.