Assistant Retail 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

Overview: We are currently looking for an Assistant Retail Planner to join our team!<br /><br />The Assistant Planner executes and develops margin, sales, and inventory plans with assigned SBU or accounts.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Work with Account Executive and Account&rsquo;s buying team to set and achieve sales, margin and inventory goals through the correct assortment and pricing strategy for each account and brand.</li> <li>Develop, maintain and analyze Account Flow &amp; Ladder plans.</li> <li>Review weekly sales results from the account's selling reports. Monitor plans and OTD pricing, making call outs where necessary, to maximize sales and minimize margin giveback.</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>Maintain thumbnail history of selling by style, as required by account/division.</li> <li>Create and maintain Demand sheets for replenishment buys, as required by account/division.</li> <li>Work closely with each account to develop size scales for SAO&rsquo;s, assortment plans, as required by account/division.</li> <li>Travel to accounts, trade shows, as required by account/division.</li> <li>Work with Division team members on solutions to maximize our internal sales &amp; profitability. Candidate will also provide solutions for inventory sell off.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree</li> <li>1+ years experience in specialty retailing planning/buying/stores.</li> <li>Excellent written and oral communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to analyze and solve problems, both financial and merchandise issues.</li> <li>Ability to work in team environment</li> </ul> <br /> <p>SKILLS</p> <ul> <li>High level of understanding of retail math, Excel and Word.</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> </ul>