Job Title: Merchandising Assistant
Location: Toronto, Canada
Reporting to: Merchandise Planning Manager
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co. (FR), a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under five brands: GU, Theory, COMPTOIR DES COTONNIERS, PRINCESSE TAM.TAM, J Brand, and UNIQLO. FR is the world’s third largest apparel retail company and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.
At UNIQLO, we are committed to providing our employees with enriching and challenging opportunities where achievements and personal growth are acknowledged and rewarded. We are dedicated to offering our employees training, performance based increases, and unlimited growth opportunities. If you are an ambitious, hard-working individual who welcomes new challenges, have a drive for success, and embrace the responsibility of leadership—then you belong at UNIQLO!
The Merchandising Assistant provides general and administrative support to Merchandise Planners process by preparing daily & weekly reports, maintaining assortment plans, and keeping information organized for the team. They will be supporting all merchandise divisions.
Generate reports and participate in all merchandise planning meetings
Update markdown and promotional plans weekly
Register weekly promotions in merchandising system
Proofread all promotional materials online and in-store
Provide marketing and PR product information on an ad-hoc basis
Prepare weekly buying kit by ensuring availability of sample images, product knowledge cards and spreadsheets
Create delivery boards by division according to allocation plans
Desired Skills and Experiences:
Passion for fashion and customer service
Have an understanding of the fashion retail business
Diploma in Fashion, Business Administration, Finance or Mathematics preferred
1-2 years of administrative or retail office experience
Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel (able to create pivot tables, lookup formulas)
Ability to organize and manipulate data to generate a desired result
Strong organizational and time management skills; able to handle multiple priorities to meet tight deadlines
Quick learner and independent with a desire to support team members
Flexible schedule to support the business as needed
Please note the successful candidate will be offered a 3 month contract
UNIQLO Canada is an equal opportunity employer. UNIQLO Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and accommodates person with disabilities. Candidates that are selected for interviews should advise us if they require accommodation.