Jr. Demand Planner
Established in Britain by Tom Joule 30 years ago, Joules is a true premium lifestyle brand with an authentic heritage. As a multi-channel brand with a global appeal, we carefully design clothing, footwear and accessories for women, men, children and babies – whilst our homeware, toiletries, eyewear and other new collections are constantly expanding.
Due to our growing success in the US - mainly through wholesale channel partnerships with retailers such as Dillards and Nordstrom (alongside nearly 600 independents) we are looking to recruit a Junior Demand Planner to join our US team in New York.
Purpose of the role:-
The Junior Demand Planner will assist the merchandising teams (Demand Planning Manager and National Account Managers) in maintaining demand forecast and inventory plans that will enable Joules to service national and field accounts, as well as support continuous sales growth.
Responsibilities will include:-
- Assisting in the development and maintenance of demand forecast at the gender, category and SKU level.
- Compiling reports and performing ad-hoc analysis to provide guidance and recommendations to sales team in order to make informed and education decisions
- Working in collaboration with Sales provides the seasonal SKU forecast for UK merchandising teams to book stock, production plan.
- Continuously analysing inventory to identify risks and liabilities in need of execution plan/strategy and reconciliation.
- Using vendor generated sales report, provide in-season analysis and recap data such as: weekly sales, best-sellers, worst-sellers, sell-thru rate, and inventory position.
What we are looking for:-
- Professional experience in retail buying or planning
- Apparel /retail experience preferred, ideally within a multi/Omni channel business
- Excellent communication skills across all mediums
- A pro-active approach, suggesting new ways of improving process and the ability influence key stakeholders
What we offer:
- Healthcare Plan
- Dental and Vision Plan
- Paid Time Off
- Clothing Allowance and Employer Discount
- 401k Pension Scheme
- Commuter Benefit