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Freelance Merchandise Coordinator - Intermediate

San Francisco, CA 94105

Posted: 09/26/2019 Job Category: Merchandising Job Number: 117217

§ Job Title: Program Japan Online MC/OIS for Kids, Toddler, Baby
§ Duration: 3 months with option to hire once complete
§ Contract only or Contract to hire: Contract to Hire
   $25/hr Pay
§ Work Location Address: 2 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94105
§ Work Schedule: 9-5
§ Hours per Week: 40
§ List GAP Organization/Division: Gap Specialty – Japan Online MC/OIS for KTB
§ List GAP Department: Gap Specialty – Japan Online MC/OIS for KTB
§ Direct HR contact name for your department: Gena Rubia

§ Size of the Team: 5 people for JOL KTB
§ What are the Top 3-5 Skills needed to perform this role/job?: *Organized *Very Detail Oriented *Type A personality *Time Management skills
§ Top 3-5 Soft Skills for Gap culture fit: Communication skills (*Ask questions *Ability to build relationships and communicate to CF team members) *Willingness to learn and grow *Self-starter
§ Software skills required: *Outlook *Excel
§ Any traits that would make a candidate NOT a good fit for the role/what you DON’T want to see on resume?: This candidate will sit in a room separate from the manager so if they need constant direction this will not be a good fit for them. This is also fast paced and tasks can come up at any time and if they have an issue with multi tasking this will not be the best fit.

§ What does a typical day look like for this contractor?: Coordinating with other fellow MC’s on daily morning report running, data analysis on no sales/% of assortment is on the site and what the solve is, reviewing the site on their own as well as with their buyers, be able to trouble shoot any site issues, ensuring all products are ready to be launched on site (appropriate copy, photography, tagging), promo set up, build and maintain effective relationships with team as well as cross functional partners.

§ Manager who will be interviewing candidates: Kelsey Huibregtse
§ Who Are the Decision Makers for offer(s): Kelsey Huibregtse, Victoria Bond, and Kate Dinh


OVERVIEW • Responsible for product set-up and maintenance of content on the web site in order to meet or exceed customer expectations and drive results. • Trouble shoots problems associated with getting product to site on time and drives resolution across functions • Manage all site merchandising for all divisions of responsibility in order to drive customer engagement on site • Manage all divisions product to get them onto the site in a well- organized and timely manner • This is an entry level position that is very task driven and requires excellent organizational skills as well as attention to detail • Previous retail experience preferred but not required QUALIFICATION • Take the initiative to find solutions to get product on site, on time • Deliver high quality work with attention to detail that ensures great customer site experience • Systems & Tools Acumen: The ability to quickly develop tool and system proficiency. • Strong computer skills, in depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, Outlook helpful. • Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced environment. • Eye for product/color organization that reflects the GAP aesthetic • Strong communication skills. • Be able to work effectively with other cross functional team members PRODUCT LAUNCH PREP • Manage getting all product to site for kids, toddler, & baby divisions; this includes attributing styles into appropriate categories on the site, sort styles within departments, add marketing flags. • Responsible for promo set up and ensuring that appropriate products are included/excluded from site. • Responsible for timely workflow of web management deliverables and timelines; ensure all products have product photography with appropriate product copy • Support creation of marketing content: Create outfit records, submit photography requests for outfits & assets, update outfit requests with actual image files, update outfits pre-launch to reflect desired site behavior. • Ensure that all product has image & copy ready for target flow date, which includes submitting photo requests, reviewing & approving images, submitting copy requests, reviewing & approving product copy • Trouble shoot any issues with product launch (problems with samples, photography, copy & translation) in order to get product to site on time PRE-SEASON PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION • Manage all sizing and packing of exclusive product in order to maintain target flow dates, for all divisions • Trouble shoot any issues with purchase orders to maintain on time delivery of product IN-SEASON MANAGEMENT • Create and manage a compelling and inspirational site/sort experience, as well as simple and intuitive category navigation based on buyer direction • Maintain Category Navigation to align with product assortment and seasonality • Execute boutique and promotional strategies to ensure a compelling customer experience; responsible for the maintenance of the web/category hierarchy in Pacman including category and sub-category set up, display name input, effective dates, and order placement within the navigation. • Attend weekly site meetings such as launch planning, promo, site review with buyer, and creative review in order to execute product & marketing strategies, make adjustments to in season changes and provide feedback for any technical issues • Track no-sales and be able to problem solve product issues. PEOPLE • Develop and maintain effective relationships with global and cross functional business partners • Provide manager with timely feedback on personal developmental and training goals

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