Associate Merchant, Online

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Job summary:
The Associate Online Merchant will assist the Online Merchant team with implementation and execution of product strategies that align with business objectives and financial goals. This role will support the merchant team through a variety of tasks, including business analysis, product review, vendor meetings, and execution of strategy.

Key responsibilities:
• Responsible for specified portion of product assortments and groups
• Supports Merchant teams and executes tasks to deliver on strategic objectives
• Partners with leader and cross-functional partners to assist in building product assortment and lines for specified categories
• Analyze business trends and identify areas of opportunities and provide recommendations for improvements to the Merchant teams
• Helps manage relationships and facilitate vendor interactions working closely with Merchant/Sr. Merchant
• Builds and maintains strong understanding of the industry
• Partners for specific category tactics and execution
• May make product decisions for assigned product category groups

Required qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in related field
• 2+ years professional or retail experience