Posted on: April 9, 2019 | Job#: 275225

Merchandise Assistant - Women's Tops + Dresses - Gap Specialty

Full-time | 55 Thomas Street, New York, NY, US 10013

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About Gap

Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.

We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.

About the role

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Own creation and management of styles/skus in internal database (Global Assort). This includes updating markdown dates and promotions, realizing BOM’s, ensuring tiering is accurate for North America Market and attributing all style level information

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Sample Management: Ensure all information and samples are set up and organized for easy access by all team members:

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Manage samples during key milestone meetings as well as in-season presentations

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Manage sample pass-offs with marketing & visual merchandising teams

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Discard, donate or archive samples on a seasonal basis

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Responsible for creating line sheets and/or assortment grids to show future assortments

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Assist in creation of various presentation tools (visual boards, decks etc.)

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Stay up to date on market trends and help pull together competitive landscape decks at the start of each season and during key holidays

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Maintain and pull reports and tools as needed for team as well as prepare/print weekly selling reports

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Take detailed notes during key meetings and follow thru on any outstanding issues as needed

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Work effectively as a member of the cross functional team by communicating clearly and focusing on team objectives

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Complete seasonal projects for merchants

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Plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and increase efficiency

Who you are

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Willing to roll up their sleeves and have a ‘can do’ attitude!

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Detail oriented

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Proactive, takes initiative, resourceful

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Eager to learn about Merchandising

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Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint) Advanced computer skills in Excel and email with an aptitude for learning new programs

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Demonstrate strong ability to be financially responsible and understand financial implications of mistakes

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Strong organizational and planning skills to ensure timely and accurate execution of responsibilities

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Strong ability to identify and execute priorities with a sense of urgency

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Handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

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Strong communication and relationship/team skills

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Retail experience preferred

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2-year degree

Benefits at Gap

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.

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