Planning Associate


Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 05/16/2021
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  • Company Address: 55 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, US

About Maisonette

At Maisonette, we believe that beautifully designed children’s products should be easily accessible to discerning, busy parents with taste.

Job Description

What We Need

We are looking for a Planning Associate to build and maintain rolling sales forecasts. This role will partner closely with our buyers, analyzing trends in the business to project out future performance. The associate will bring an analytical viewpoint to the business to help improve forecast accuracy and maximize our sales potential.

We are committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

What You'll Do

  • Work closely with buyers to gather inputs for demand forecasting both pre season and in season. Partner with buyers on forecasting and ordering of owned inventory for exclusives or collabs
  • Conduct weekly touch bases with buyers to review vendor performance and re-project sales based on inventory, marketing and other key factors
  • Identify opportunities to add items to core assortment and build replenishment program to maximize vendor in-stock rates
  • Work cross-functionally with Finance to ensure buyer forecasts align with company budget
  • Identify opportunities to automate and enhance existing reporting and analysis processes

About You

  • 1-3 years of experience in forecasting, planning or a similar function
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve an organizational goal
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Skilled in building relationships that are trusting, collaborative, cross-functional
  • Proven organizational skills and flawless attention to detail
  • Ability to understand, organize and communicate complex information in an easily understandable format
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.