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Retail Planner - Hollywood, FL

Company: Surf Style Retail Management Inc.
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Surf Style Retail Management, Inc. "Surf Style", is one of the leading beachwear and souvenir chain of retail stores in the Southeastern United States. In business since 1990, the owners of Surf Style started by manufacturing clothing, then opening retail stores, and now are one of the fastest growing chains in the industry.Our Corporate office is located in Hollywood, FL. Our stores contain quality merchandise at a competitive price, and we offer a fun shopping experience to our customers. Although we cater mostly to tourists, we pride ourselves in customer service and expect all of our customers to return to our stores.We believe that each employee contributes directly to our growth and success!We are looking for a Planner to be responsible for providing support to the Planning and Buying Teams in building merchandise assortments and regional/category strategies and financial plans that achieve sales and profit objectives. Planning is accountable for the development, coordination, and review of the product assortment by store as well as the financial planning and inventory management of each product category. Job Duties/Responsibilities: Partner with Buyer and DMM in the development and creation of financial plans at the department, category and/or vendor levels. Manage and maximize performance as it relates to sales, profitability, and inventory turn, while mitigating downside risks. In partnership with Buyer, build merchandise assortments and regional/category strategies that maximize sales, profit, and inventory turnover, while minimizing risks. Coordinate with Buyer to Develop, and review merchandise assortments by Department, Category (District and Store). Leadership role in-season management of the assortment including sku management, forecasting, product and store review and analysis resulting in quick response to developing trends, driving sales and profitability while mitigating risks. Collaborate with the stores, buying teams and District Managers on the implementation of assortment, forecasting and replenishment strategies. Conduct both scheduled and ad hoc merchandise analysis, react and recommend timely action on product and partner with teams on execution. Lead in the development of future forecasts based on analysis of sales performance and ideal stock levels for key categories and classifications. Aid in the hiring, training, coaching, and performance appraisals of Assistant Planners. Job Requirements: 5+ years' work experience in retail planning, buying, or merchandising. Bachelors' degree in retail, business or finance preferred. Must possess excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills. Strong problem solving, analytical skills. Business knowledge of retail and merchandising concepts. Ability to work in a high paced team environment. Computer literate, proficient on Excel and Microsoft based applications. Experience working with budgets and forecasting. Proven ability to establish strong credibility and build relationships with teams across the board Working knowledge of the Retail industry, customer/store requests, and upcoming trends and vendors. Highly analytical, capable of turning raw data into information, insights, and action. Excellent organizational skills, ability to develop and implement best practices. Able to prioritize and execute tasks while using a practical, common-sense approach to getting things done in a fast paced, multitask environment. Regular travel to retail stores located in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and occasional travel to other states as business dictates required. You should apply to this job if: You have an unwavering sense of data analysis and are a number driven person. You have a familiarity and passion for the retail industry and are excited about working in a fast-paced setting. You are detailed orientated and are comfortable with changing priorities. Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance. Allstate Supplemental Insurance (Life, STD, etc.). Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay. 401k with Company Match. Employee Discount in stores. This is an onsite position, not remote. Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Hollywood, FL 33020: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Surf Style Retail Management Inc., Hollywood , Retail Planner - Hollywood, FL, Hospitality & Tourism , Hollywood, Florida

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