Merchandising/Buying Intern - UnpaidBookmark This
201 Meadow Road
DescriptionAerosoles shoes are distributed worldwide in over 250 Aerosoles Retail Stores and in thousands of department and specialty stores locations. In addition, within the United States the Aerosoles collection may be conveniently purchased through our Aerosoles Catalog and www.aerosoles.com Our mission is to be the number #1 product-driven footwear company in the world.
At Aerosoles, our culture is first and foremost about people doing great work together. We believe in open spaces. In fact, at our Edison, NJ home office, there are no offices and no barriers. We'd rather call across the room to each other than stand on ceremony. Open communication happens this way. We're fast paced. We work hard. We're informal. And we're clear about our values.
ResponsibilitiesThe Retail Buyer Intern will be working closely with the Merchandising team to assist in assorting of footwear & Accessories for our Retail and Outlet Division. You will learn to:
Perform the administrative and operational functions in support of retail production and the order entry and management process.
Analyze and interpret business issues as well as gain an understanding of our store needs and flow of product, the Open to Buy, and preparing various ad hoc analyses for product categories, styles and sku count.
Demonstrate product knowledge by gaining familiarity of materials and colors during product selection.
Effectively utilize the merchandising and warehouse systems by entering and updating key values i.e. costing of product, markdowns, and sku activations.
Maintain a sample room and retail samples
RequirementsAvailability to intern for 10-12 weeks and must be able to work at least 12 hours per week ( Monday is mandatory through Thursday).
Currently enrolled in college or university - Junior, Senior, or Graduate student standing.
GPA of a 3.0 or above.
Must have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
Proactive in nature.
Strong Microsoft Office skills a must.
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Must be systems oriented and proficient in Microsoft Office