Stitch Fix
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About Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix is redefining retail shopping using a unique blend of art and science to deliver a deeply personalized service to our customers. This novel juxtaposition—at once analytic and artistic, technical and adventurous—attracts an extraordinary collection of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. Our diverse workforce has catalyzed enormous company growth over the past three years in terms of customer satisfaction and service efficacy. We’d love for you to help us carry on the trend.

About the Role

The Associate Merchandise Planner will be responsible for developing, executing and maintaining merchandise plans for one or more high growth departments. You will report to the head Planner and have exposure to our Chief Merchandising Officer as well as other senior level cross-functional partners. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starting, sharply analytical problem-solver with proven planning acumen and the ability to adapt to the Stitch Fix business model.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Ensure the success of one or more departments by meeting or exceeding plans for sales volume, inventory turnover and gross margin
  • Create pre-season plans and in-season forecasts for multiple product classifications
  • Manage and maintain rolling operating financial forecast (OTB) in collaborating with buyers to secure business performance
  • Provide assortment plans to meet financial goals as well as satisfy client needs
  • Assess and evaluate risks and opportunities in a high-growth environment
  • Responsible for supplying business analyses as well as actionable recommendations to address business needs
  • Form strong working relationships with Buying team
  • Participate as a valued partner with Allocation, Visual Merchandising, Product Development, Operations, Engineering, and Analytics teams
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis based on historical performance, product attributes and customer attributes
  • Ensure appropriate coverage and inventory levels in basic and seasonal basic SKUs
  • Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan and forecast in-season sales and inventories on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Forecast receipt flow to ensure optimal inventory levels that balance liability and opportunity
  • Responsible for pulling customer data to formulate dimensional assortment targets
  • Participate in market buying trips as relevant

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have a college degree (preferably a BS in a business-related field) with 2-4 years of retail planning and e-commerce experience
  • You are highly proficient in Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel skills
  • You have strong planning and organizational skills
  • You have experience in tops-down, bottoms-up planning
  • You are comfortable and confident making decisions and recommendations grounded in data
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment that embraces change
  • You have a bias towards action, results-focused and detail-oriented
  • You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You have a solid understanding of retail math, merchandising financials and profitability KPIs

Why you will love working at Stitch Fix

  • We’re a successful, fast-growing company with a start-up work vibe
  • A technologically and data-driven business
  • Competitive salaries, generous equity and comprehensive health benefits
  • We’re at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining retail for the next generation
  • We’re passionate about our clients and live/breathe the client experience
  • We get to be creative on a daily basis
  • A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas
  • We believe in autonomy & reward taking initiative
  • We have fun! A fully-stocked snack & drink pantry, regular happy hours, lunch-and-learns, all-hands meetings and fun events.

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Stitch Fix
Your partner in personal style.

Stitch Fix has re-invented shopping, the way women really want to shop. Keep your wardrobe up-to-date with no hassle. You give us your size and style preferences, and your stylist sends you a selection of 5 items picked just for you. Try everything on at home, and only pay for what you want to keep!

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