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The Category Assistant supports the Category Merchant in the management and execution of daily merchandising tasks. This position ensures that implementation of category initiatives runs smoothly through defined administration process across functions and with vendors
Through the management of vendor funding, with a close eye on the market behavior and a clear understanding of category performance, this position provides the foundation for the Category Merchant.; The incumbent will provide operational support for all merchandising activities within the assigned Category. The Category Assistant assists the Merchant in analyzing, planning, and executing processes necessary to achieve sales and margin goals within the assigned category. A degree of conceptual skill and ingenuity is required for the Category Assistant to distinguish him/herself. Although the Category Merchant has final authority over decisions undertaken by his/her merchandising team, the Category Assistant is relied upon to produce analysis of sufficient scope and rigor that it informs those decisions.
Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
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