Associate Planner - Apparel & Accessories

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Sep 02, 2017
Nov 01, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Associate PlannerAbout us:Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. And the only constant in retail? Change. Our business is constantly evolving, using big ideas to solve complex problems. You'll discover a Fortune 50 company focused on making life better for our guests. Creating a shopping experience where guests can find what they want - and discover something new - is the heart of the merchandising department.   As an Associate Planner, you'll develop business strategies to drive product availability and profitable sales. Make an impact by analyzing category results and identifying insights and opportunities across key financial metrics. It's your skills that help make strategic decisions about how we forecast sales and inventory needs to support our Guests getting the products they want. This position includes competitive pay and discounts.
  • Analyze category results and identify insights and opportunities across sales, margin, and ROI during pre-season and in-season assortment planning
  • Identify segmentation opportunities to drive Localization strategies through analysis and Clustering
  • Determine item-level investments to support category financial plans for pre-season vendor commitments
  • Provide strategy and planning context to vendors as needed for Business Award
  • Forecast and manage unit plans in Unit Planning System
About you:
  • Bachelor's Degree or one-three years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in ambiguous environment