Free Country

Senior Planner - Ecommerce

Free Country, an active lifestyle apparel clothing brand specializing in outerwear, active wear and swim, is seeking a Senior Planner - Ecommerce.

Responsibilities:
  • Pre-Season Inventory Planning

  • Analyze historical data and current trends to identify opportunities and risks by department, subclass, collection and SKU.

  • Create and present department level plans that support division and department level strategies.

  • Develop and build collection and SKU level sales plan with supporting investment quantities and accurate flow forecasts.

  • Manage the reconciliation of top down to bottom up financial plans.

  • Balance workload priorities to ensure successful execution of inventory management initiatives.

  • Collaborate with Merchandising to support product strategies and vision. ---In-Season Inventory Planning

  • Demand forecasting at the department, subclass, collection and SKU level.

  • Forecast sales and inventory and develop strategies to maximize opportunities and mitigate risk.

  • Calculate receipt needs based on inventories and rate of sale and present buying strategies and inventory investments to senior leadership team.

  • Complete open-to-buy activities at the department and subclass level for all key metrics and present action plans during monthly OTB meetings.

  • Manage the on order pipeline of goods and negotiate flow requirements with vendors.

  • Focus on top volume collection/SKUs to maximize in-stocks, bottom-line revenue and promise to the customer.

 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3-5 years ecommerce experience and at least 5 years of merchandising or buying experience

  • Experience in building product assortment strategies

  • Financial acumen in both site KPI metrics and retail math

  • Team management experience and developing talent

  • Ability to work collaboratively

  • Strong communication skills

  • Entrepreneurial curiosity and spirit

  • Works well in collaboration and sharing and is approachable by all levels of the organization

     

    We offer medical, dental, life insurance and 401k benefits. For immediate consideration, email your resume to hr@freecountry.com

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