Zumiez Jobs in Phoenix – Licensed Brand Assistant

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Job Description:

The Assistant Product Line Merchandiser is a critical position to the operation of the licensing department. Responsible for assisting in the licensed brand process, work cross departmentally with design, production, international buying, and our wholesale/direct to consumer channel. Ability to communicate strongly with diverse groups of internal and external partners.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sample coordination for brand partners, direct to consumer, and Zumiez.com
  • Ability to understand and articulate trends and designs through the lens of each brand while maintaining the integrity of each brand
  • Assist in arranging travel for artists and brand personalities
  • Assist in managing small brands and processes with oversight
  • Accurate sku and PO creation for Licensing projects
  • Tracking of samples and PO’s to ensure a timely delivery
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly sales reporting
  • Assist in communication between licensed brands, buyers and production

Job Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of design process, production timelines, tech packs and product lifecycle
  • Ability and willingness to work hard in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to express creativity and innovative ideas
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proficiency in computer programs including Microsoft Office and internal buying systems
  • High attention to detail
  • 1 to 3 years of retail, buying or line planning experience
  • Bachelors degree preferred or combination of equivalent education and work experience
  • Understanding and application of “retail math” and business analysis
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Maintains an awareness and understanding of the Zumiez culture, customer, market and industry trend. Ability to apply cultural ques across brand, personality and industry connections.

Job Details:

Company:  Zumiez

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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