Associate Category Manager
Location: Carle Place, NY
Position Type: Full-Time


  • Responsible for merchandise analysis, merchandising of WEB collections-manage to maximize sales and profitability, vendor quote sheets, GM calculation sheets, sample requests. Meet or exceed gross margin and EBITDA objectives.
  • Communicate with photography on sample shoots.
  • Maintain line list, live date list.
  • Produce leadership deck weekly-capture historical data and learning's for the development of seasonal assortment plans. Collection analysis across all PODs weekly, monthly re-merch.
  • Email approval.
  • Update headquarters PowerPoint with new items.
  • Liaison with VR for CSI and boxing, monthly updates for costing for gift merchandise categories.
  • Coordinate interfaces among merchandising, marketing, and operations.
  • Work with Director on product development. Learn all aspects of planning, purchase order, data base and Procureit.


  • Collect product samples and quote sheets from vendors on new product
  • Put new products through Gross margin Calculator, attach to quote sheets, review with team
  • Set up new product codes
  • Work with VR to insure packaging meets requirements, proper weights are used and best shipping method is agreed upon
  • Line list management
  • Prep LDL list, check weekly for additions and updates
  • Prep turn-over for marketing meeting for LDL list
  • Merch WEB
  • Work with Photo Studio on all shots
  • Work in data base
  • Prep for fashion show products and documents
  • Work on products to push
  • Analyze data sets report on findings
  • Develop product line (PD)

Inventory Management and Control, Reporting

  • Monitor penetration report
  • Reconcile receipt discrepancies with Procureit system
  • Daily inventory management
    • Monitor supply inventory at fulfillment centers
    • Daily inventory maintenance by SKU
    • Sales by hour
    • Communicate inventory concerns to Planning and Vendor Relations
    • Track receivables in Oracle and supply PO's
    • Merchandising Performance Management
    • Daily reporting on sales, revenue & gross margin by product, collection
    • Publish/monitor inventory shipment/sell-thru summary

Demand Planning

  • Develop demand plans, from bottoms up, by category, product & component projections by week, month, quarter
  • Test & execute what if scenarios on the models

Sales and Operating Plan

  • Lead & develop the establishment of a Sales & Operating process
  • Month end inventory consolidation and reporting
  • Inventory obsolescence reporting, disposition
  • Month end inventory planning
  • Projections for monthly plans

Holiday Sales

  • Sales tracker, sales vs. plan, sales trends

To Apply: Send your Cover Letter and Resume, including salary history, to:
Human Resources at
One Old Country Road
Suite 500
Carle Place, NY 11514


Only Qualified Applicants Will Be Contacted.

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