Merchandising and Office Assistant

Feb 07 2019
Lawson USA Hawaii |Honolulu|Part Time
Category: Retail
Job Description

Job Summary

Assist the Buyer and Operations Manager with merchandising duties and tasks for resale to consumers. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and impact on sales. Discover interesting and effective ways to increase sales through creating advertisements. Help boost positive visibility of Lawson USA Hawaii, Inc. products and services.*

Essential Duties

  • Assist in examining and help select, order, and purchase at the most favorable price merchandise consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements and other factors.
  • Monitor and analyze sales records, trends, or economic conditions to anticipate consumer buying patterns and determine what the company will sell and how much inventory is needed.
  • Assist Buyer and Operations Manager in interviewing and working closely with vendors to obtain and develop desired products.
  • Help inspect merchandise or products to determine value or yield.
  • Assist in the setting or recommending mark-up rates, mark-down rates, and selling prices for merchandise.

Secondary Duties

  • Assist in the negotiation of prices, discount terms and transportation arrangements for merchandise.
  • Provide clerks with information to print on price tags, such as price, mark-ups or mark-downs, manufacturer number, season code, or style number.
  • Assist in determining which products should be featured in advertising, the advertising medium to be used, or when the ads should be run.
  • Assist in increasing the positive visibility of the LUH brand.
  • Fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors
  • Perform clerical tasks, such as arranging letters, memoranda, invoices and other documents.
  • Accurately follow verbal and written directions from senior management
  • Performs other duties as assigned, and assist other departments when necessary.