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Item Setup Associate
Saks Fifth Avenue
New York
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: eCommerce, Merchandising
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

Role Summary:

The Associate for Item Setup is responsible for ensuring a superior customer shopping experience as a result of executing the online merchandising and product information strategy for multiple categories of business. This role is also responsible for publication of multiple weekly reports including Feature Tracking, Exception Reporting, and maintenance of the Digital Operations Jira Board.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for Item setup, categorization and brand merchandising for multiple areas of business.
  • Properly set up all new items and define where items should be assorted in appropriate web folders for optimal exposure and ensure timely live date.
  • Responsible for delaying items that are not validated.
  • Responsible for the resolution process for quality center defects as well as items not on site in the Warehouse.
  • Identify process and/or system inefficiencies on a regular basis.
  • Send items for select vendor approval.
  • Works closely with counterparts from eComm, Buying, and other Digital Lifecycle teams to ensure priority items (features, launches, etc) are on site and available for customers on time.
  • Troubleshoots issues thoroughly before escalating to Site Ops team
  • Thoroughly understands competitive landscape primarily focused on navigation and customer experience and make recommendations to incorporate into business

Professional Requirements:

  • Understanding of retail eCommerce landscape
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills
  • Minimum of 0-2 years experience in e-Commerce, retail site merchandising preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and Power Point) and the ability to quickly learn internal systems, processes and additional software/web-based applications
  • Ability to quickly learn new processes and systems
  • Proven ability to function well in a collaborative environment
  • Strong aptitude to work within deadlines, both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work effectively with and present to individuals at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional team and willingness to take on responsibilities outside primary job description when necessary
  • Assertive, adaptable and demonstrates initiative in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Self-motivated, resourceful with a creative mindset
  • Keen attention to details
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to be considered.

Your Life and Career at Saks:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with Saks. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Saks provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Saks complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Saks welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

Saks.com is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue first opened its doors in 1924, taking up a full city block on one of the world’s most prestigious shopping streets. Since then, Saks has changed the luxury retail game and become an icon of style and innovation—from world-famous window displays and impactful in-store art exhibitions to unforgettable, curated designer collections and a seamless online shopping experience.

The Saks team is at the cutting edge of high-end fashion, bringing the new luxury experience to customers far and wide. At the core of the Saks culture is a commitment to people—whether it’s surprising and delighting shoppers, supporting the growth of every team member or using the Saks platform to create change and champion causes.

Item Setup Associate
Saks Fifth Avenue
New York
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