Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. We're looking for the people who'll help make our next decade just as revolutionary as our first five. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, you're the right fit. Come grow with us.
Work with a buyer to select merchandise appropriate for franchise partner assortments and determine investments associated with that merchandise
Identify strategies for improving merchandise sell-through and customer satisfaction in our franchise partners’ markets
Contribute to the success of the Department through developing and driving seasonal strategies for category/class that meet or exceed the Division and Business Unit's financial goals
Provide analysis to support the development of Department seasonal strategies that meet financial targets
Rank styles based on historical and current product performance and identify redundancies in the product assortment
Review quarterly open-to-buy for category/class; provide accurate monthly/seasonal receipt flow information; execute to the sales margin and promotional markdown cadence
Provide information to develop key concepts, key items, promotional strategies and assortments that are commercially viable and provide exciting store experiences
Understand product trends, historical data and departmental input at category/class level in order to manage in-season opportunities or risks
Understand competitive environment; proactively see market knowledge through exposure to competitive retail outlets
Influence others to achieve results
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of cross-functional teams (Merchandising, Production, Planning)
Bachelors Degree or equivalent.
Experience as an analyst / assistant merchandiser / assistant planner / assistant buyer, or equivalent field experience (i.e. store manager).
Strong analytical skills.
Strong working knowledge of financial measurements.
Demonstrate a point of view about product assortment and business opportunities.
Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals.
Demonstrate strong listening, verbal, written and presentation skills.
Meticulous attention to details
Polished presentation skills internally to teams and outwardly to partners
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Comfortable with ambiguity and filling “white space”
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
- Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Employees receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
- Employees can apply for tuition reimbursement.*
- Family care programs.
- Commuter benefits.
- Pet Discount Program.
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteenth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.