Business Planner

We are looking for talented people who have a thirst for challenge, seek the joy of team effort and will help contribute to our growth as a leading international manufacturer and marketer of apparel.

Miami, FL

Perry Ellis Corporate

<p><strong>Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances. The Company's collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and men's and women's swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution.</strong></p> <p><strong>The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis&reg;, An Original Penguin&reg; by Munsingwear&reg;, Laundry by Shelli Segal&reg;, Rafaella&reg;, Cubavera&reg;, Ben Hogan&reg;, Savane&reg;, Grand Slam&reg;, John Henry&reg;, Manhattan&reg;, Axist&reg; and Farah&reg;. The Company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike&reg; for swimwear, and Callaway&reg;, PGA TOUR&reg; and Jack Nicklaus&reg; for golf apparel.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: The Associate Business Planner is responsible for assisting with financial planning responsibilities for a retail product category or account and works in partnership with Sales, Demand Planning, Supply Chain Planning, and the account(s) Buying and Planning team. &nbsp; Partners with Sr Business Planner to report sales, margin, and inventory financial plans with assigned SBU or accounts, (department stores).&nbsp;
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Work with Sr Business Planners and Account Executives to set and achieve sales, margin, inventory goals, and brand strategies.</li> <li>Analyze the business to drive growth utilizing store, climate, volume group, and overlay tools.</li> <li>Review weekly sales results from the account's selling reports.&nbsp; Monitor plans and OTD pricing, making callouts where necessary, to maximize sales and minimize margin giveback.</li> <li>Maintain any markdown allowance tracking forms as needed by the division.</li> <li>Work with AE and the Design/Merchandise group on a monthly/quarterly basis to share selling information, category information, SKU count recommendation, and opportunities for the following season.</li> <li>Meet with AE on a regular basis to discuss issues and opportunities.</li> <li>Travel to accounts, and trade shows, as required by account/division.</li> <li>Work with Division team members on solutions to maximize our internal sales &amp; profitability.&nbsp; Candidates will also provide solutions for inventory sell-off.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>COLLABORATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES</strong></p> <ul> <li>Work with Demand Planning and Sales to create assortment recommendations</li> <li>Partner to understand all components of inventory and work with the team to maintain appropriate WOS to plan and LY</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>1+ years of planning experience&nbsp;</li> <li>High level of understanding of retail math, and Excel.</li> <li>Excellent written and oral communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to analyze problems and solve both financial and merchandise issues.</li> <li>Be a self-starter</li> <li>Ability to work in a team environment</li> <li>Ability to set priorities to accomplish the task at hand.</li> </ul>