Assistant Merchant

Austin, TX

Huckberry is looking for an Assistant Merchant to work cross-functionally with Design, Production, Marketing, and Creative to support developing the house brand apparel assortment and bring it to life on all channels. You will be responsible for meeting specific KPI’s while ensuring the merchandise strategy meets the needs of the business as well as the Huckberry customer. In addition, you will be responsible for driving the house brand's business forward while continuing to improve upon product and processes.


This role is based out of our headquarters in Austin, TX; relocation support will be provided to a remote hire.


Responsibilities

  • Owner of the data line sheet, keeper of total document accuray and updates
  • Develop understanding for category trends and react as necessary
  • Manage PO deliveries with brand operations team to ensure timely product launches
  • Work with planning on receipts, PO’s, and inventory management
  • Assist with market buys, including developing SMUs and exclusive product
  • Act as the glue between our creative services team and product team
  • Create brand notes and product briefs that relay product info for creative teams
  • Special projects for the product team around return rates and product launches
  • Work with creative and editorial on PDP and marketing direction
  • Participate in brand discovery
  • Help manage day to day with lead merchant

Requirements
  • 2+ years of merchandising experience
  • 1-2 years of apparel merchant experience with ownership over a specific category
  • Strong analytical skills and proven track record driving the business
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and hit tight deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Excel with the ability to quickly pick up new systems
  • Passion for men’s apparel and keen eye for detail and upcoming trends
  • Strong understanding of the Huckberry customer and alignment with our mission to inspire and equip adventures near and far

Benefits
  • 401k match
  • WFH flexibility
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Summer Fridays
  • Mental health resources
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Employee discount


Company Description

Huckberry is a leading men's lifestyle brand and journal. Over a million guys trust us as their go-to resource for the best gear, adventure inspiration, and a lot more. We were recently named one of IAB's most disruptive consumer brands, and we've collaborated with everyone from Matthew McConaughey and Kelly Slater to brands like Lululemon and Coors. We look forward to meeting you!


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Huckberry encourages candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are always eager to further diversify our company, and we are committed to providing an inclusive environment of mutual respect where all can flourish. All of our employment decisions are based solely on merit and business need.


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