At L.L.Bean, we’ve been a trusted source for quality apparel, reliable outdoor equipment and expert advice for over 100 years. Why? Because our employees love what they do and share a passion for the outdoors – whether they’re working inside or playing outside. Come work in an environment where our values are demonstrated in every interaction with our customers.
L.L.Bean is currently seeking an Assistant Retail Merchandiser, Home. This individual will assist the Retail Merchant in selecting the most compelling, competitive assortment for each store for each floor set/season inclusive of product developed internally by our corporate team as well as third party brands.
The successful candidate will also attend and participate as necessary in corporate development product meetings, help execute strategic goals for assigned areas and assist in driving cross-functional collaboration with visual partners for each floor set/season. In addition they will provide reporting and analysis to the merchant lead to help drive sales, margin, and profitability, and be responsibile for all systems work setting the foundation for current and future seasons.
Supports Merchant in building, developing, and managing a profitable, relevant assortment that supports brand positioning and achieves financial targets.
Collaborates with corporate Inventory Management, Planners, and Allocators on timing of product needs, deliveries, in-stock levels, seasonal allocation, and forecasts.
In partnership with Merchant, analyzes and reacts to in season product performance focusing on sales, margin, and sell-thru. Contributes to development of action plans.
Partners with work team to develop exit strategies and liquidation plans specific to product group in order to maximize sales and minimize markdowns and inventory.
Maintains all systems connected to product assortment.
Fulfills role as back up to Merchant as needed.
STRATEGIC ASSORTMENT SELECTION
CROSS FUNCTIONAL COLLABORATION
PROACTIVE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Health and Safety Requirement: Ensures compliance with the L.L.Bean comprehensive Health and Safety program by knowing and following all safety guidelines, policies, procedures and expectations. Takes immediate and appropriate action to rectify any unsafe conditions.
Much has changed since our start in 1912, but the important things remain the same. The values that the company's founder, L.L. Bean (Leon Leonwood Bean) was raised to believe in were simple and deeply ingrained. Nature is something to be revered. Family ties are a priority. Being neighborly is a matter of course. And "do unto others" is not just a saying but a way of life. When L.L. launched his company, he believed so strongly in the Golden Rule that he made it the foundation of his business.
Following are some of the unique benefits we offer our employees:
We recognize the importance of diversity in creating a better world and a stronger organization. L.L.Bean is an equal opportunity employer.
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