Merchandising Intern Term Opportunity
The Dufresne Group is currently seeking a Merchandising Intern for a 4 month term for our Merchandising Team within our Home Office located at 147 Commerce Drive in Winnipeg, MB .
As a Merchandising Intern you will be responsible for developing and actioning merchandise strategy, inclusive of in store and online strategy for assigned category segments. You will research and develop product, marketing and ecommerce strategies while executing on administrative elements associated with all pieces of the merchandising function. You will work with Merchandising, Marketing and Store teams to drive sales through the optimization of product assortment, execution of product at store level and effective promotions in all markets.
The Dufresne Group is committed to investing in our team members; we offer:
Market competitive wages;
Comprehensive benefits plan and excellent employee discounts;
Employer Sponsored Retirement Savings Plan;
Career growth and continuous development;
Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.
As the Merchandising Intern, you will:
Responsible for researching and developing complete product assortment strategy for ecommerce direct to consumer product line.
Gather competitive information and analysis to support development of business plan for product category
Support category manager in executing on overall product strategy
As a successful candidate you will have the following:
Pursing Post-secondary education in Business Administration, Marketing and/or recognized purchasing designation
Demonstrated strong ecommerce knowledge
Demonstrated proficiency working in MS Office products
Hands on experience analyzing data and making forecasts
Analytical and critical thinker
Creative problem solving, ability to think outside of the box
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Supports new store openings as required
The Dufresne Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.