Merchandising Coordinator-Hybrid


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Job Title: Merchandising Coordinator

Duration: 6 months

Location: Boling brook, IL

Schedule: Hybrid – Monday – Friday (Part time, 20/Hours a week) 

Pay Rate: 20/HR

Key Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Strong working knowledge of Excel preferred (v-look ups and formulas)

Job Responsibilities:


The Merchandising Coordinator supports the buying team by executing administrative and routine functions as well as a variety of tasks needed to support office efficiency. They provide logistical support in vendor relations and may be responsible for certain routine reporting needs. Priorities and tasks may change as required by the needs of the business. This position reports to a Senior Buyer or Buyer.


  • SKU maintenance: Ensures SKUs are properly maintained per buyer’s direction including shelf tag requests, description changes, brand changes, style codes, feature codes, store classification changes, and markdowns.
  • Contracts: Create, send out, collect, and upload all signed contracts. Ensure contract log is up to date.
  • Store support: Prepares store memos/communication requests, responds to helpdesk/remedy inquiries.
  • Promotions: Responsible to entering promotions into Report Manager.
  • Planograms: Submits cover letter and pricing requests for new planograms.
  • Marketing: Responsible for executing sign requests, ad sample orders and turn over.
  • Logistics: Initiates RTV/DIF, Clearance and Store to DC transfers at Buyer’s direction.
  • Administrative: Assists team in maintaining calendar and scheduling brand meetings. Keeps vendor/brand list up to date with accurate contact information.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Two years of relevant work experience preferred; ideal is a mix of both retail and office/corporate experience.
  • Passion for brands, products, and the development of assortments that continue to inspire and meet the needs of our guests
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Creative problem solver with an innovative mindset
  • Strong collaborator with both internal partners and external brand partners
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Strong working knowledge of Excel preferred (v-look ups and formulas)
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively and stay organized in a fast-moving business

Job ID: JOB-235862
Publish Date: 03 Jun 2024

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