Merchandise Coordinator Temp to start with possibility of converting to FT

Merchandising and Planning Seattle, Washington


Blue Nile is the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our standards are amongst the highest of all jewelers.  We provide a superior customer experience, extraordinary value and industry leading product quality and style.  We obsess about our customers and are passionate about providing each customer with an amazing experience. 

We embrace a culture of adaptability.  Our team is nimble, innovative and resourceful and makes an impact on both the business and each individual customer’s personal experience.  We value hard-work, flexibility and curiosity and collaborate to creatively solve problems, constantly improve and implement meaningful changes.  Our team celebrates achievements and is inspired by success.

Blue Nile is looking for a passionate and talented Merchandising Coordinator to support the company’s buying team. This is a 3 month temporary position with a possibility of converting to FT.  This position will assist the Buyers in managing Blue Nile’s ever expanding custom setting and jewelry services. The ideal candidate will be a proven self-starter with keen product sensibility and the ability to multi-task. The Merchandising Coordinator will actively communicate with both internal teams and external suppliers to manage our day-to-day business needs, ultimately helping the team to drive sales growth. This ambitious and enthusiastic individual will have a natural curiosity about the custom jewelry business and will be amiable to change as the business demands.


  • Prepare weekly purchase order
  • Resolve issues or delays with orders or communicate to the appropriate buyer and planner
  • Execute special orders as needed
  • Follow-up on late orders and back-orders
  • Receive and record samples upon arrival and maintain memo records
  • Track all loaned samples
  • Return un-adopted/discontinued samples to vendor
  • Conduct quarterly sample reconciliation and inventories
  • Maintain organization of merchandising room
  • Prepare samples for photo shoots
  • Ensure that all samples have a complete product adoption (PAS) and pricing sheets
  • Create product SKU’s & offers for the website
  • Maintain department files and paperwork
  • Update Site administrative tool as needed
  • Maintain all incoming and outgoing packages for the department
  • Manage the queue for receiving issues


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn new things
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritize tasks as needed