Description

Shutterfly is looking for a Merchandising Assistant to assist with implementing the strategic direction and merchandise assortment for the Shutterfly brand. _The role will support merchandising product launch plans and assist with shaping and elevating design content for the Cards & Stationary Category.
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Responsibilities:
Design Research & Analysis:

  • Executes design and product reporting and analysis, and communicates key findings to manager and team 
  • Manages processes to ensure timely delivery of high-quality content at regular intervals into the creation paths 
  • Participates in design reviews; perform administrative tasks related to visual merchandising and product selection 
  • Takes initiative in conducting competitive & trend research and sharing with the team 
  • Supports team in Merchandising Brief execution 

Management of Design Data & Reporting: 

  • Supports vertical team with collection development by maintaining file submissions 
  • Manages all design data and reporting once collections are locked 
  • Partners with Content & Deployment team in Q/A of collections 
  • Prepares collection visuals which are used in reviews and cross functional meetings 
  • Maintain Content Roadmap actualization of quarterly/annual sales as well as actual file-counts 

Management of Onsite Product Launch: 

  • Assist in product development and product pipeline execution 
  • Supports all onsite design productivity initiatives 
  • Acts as liaison between engineering and merchandising for all onsite product launch issues 

 

Qualifications 

  • 2+ years in a Buying/Merchandising role; category P&L responsibility preferred 
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with emphasis in Excel. Pivot table experience required. 
  • Adobe suite experience preferred 
  • Proven ability to manage tight and changing timelines 
  • Ability to take sales analysis and apply to current/on-going/future design trends 
  • Detailed-oriented 
  • Keen eye for design