Posted on: August 31, 2023 | Job#: R130183

Sr. Merchandiser, Intimates

Full time
One Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA, US 94105


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About Athleta

For the past 22 years, we’ve committed ourselves and our brand to a single aim: to empower all women and girls. Inspiration. Collaboration. Connection. Inclusivity. It’s what we do best, and we’re on the hunt for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences. 

We use business as a force for good by putting people and the planet right up there with profit, which is why Athleta is a certified B Corp. Ready to make a move? Join us. Because we know that alone we’re strong, but together we’re unstoppable.

About the Role

Everything begins and ends with the customer.

The Athleta Merchandising team understands both the customer needs and the market to create and deliver the global product strategies that drive profitable growth. From stores to digital, the team delivers the right product assortments to exceed customer expectations. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to synthesize trends and how it intersects with our target customer and unique brand position to deliver the right product to the right channel at the right time and price.

What You'll Do

  • Deliver omni channel product assortments that are commercially-viable and drive profitable growth.​
  • Develop global product strategy for categories, end use and channel opportunities and annual plans for priority Bullseye styles. Responsible for driving seasonal/annual category strategies and supports MM/DMM in creation of 3-5 year strategic LRP.​
  • ​Responsible for the successful creation and execution of a line plans that deliver our product vision in addition to sales, gross margin, sku productivity, and weeks on hand goals across all channels ensuring all targets are met or exceeded.​
  • ​Drive pricing architecture for the assigned product categories, collaborating with product functions and IM teams, which align with our product positioning and deliver upon our customer’s price-value expectations.​
  • ​Assess business opportunities, identifies whitespace, and monitor risks in season through analyzing and communicating sales performance, gathering marketplace information, formulating recommendations and take action.​
  • ​Partner with Inventory Management on seasonal investment strategy by market to ensure big ideas and growth drivers have optimized inventory and seed new ideas to sell out and drive urgency. Accountable for achieving sales plan and driving profitable business.​
  • Analyze weekly, monthly, quarterly selling performance vs plan & propose real-time and forward action to maximize sales, profits and mitigate risks.​
  • ​Seen as a leader within the cross-functional team, and drives team forward, sharing business insights and actions with the team and leading the team through the seasonal product end to end process. Collaborate with Design, Visual Merchandising and PD & Sourcing partners on product strategies and in season needs to ensure customer needs are met.​
  • ​Demonstrates Leadership by building talent (through mentorship and/or direct team management) with a focus on core Merchandising skills & competencies. Serves as example of words to live by on a daily basis, and directly influences  CFT.  Influences change, and can identify process opportunities and solutions for the total team.

Who You Are

  • Strong strategic and analytical ability
  • Driven for results with strong financial acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written ability; Adept at presenting information and storytelling
  • Ability to align with, collaborate and influence cross functional partners and peers
  • Ability to assess relatively complex situations and analyze data to make judgments and recommend solutions

Benefits at Athleta

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $103,400 - $137,100 USD
Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US Candidates
Please note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc’s quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.’s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.


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