Planning & Account ManagerJob ID 0816935 Date posted 10/27/2017
A Day in the Life
Under the direction of the SVP of Retail Strategy & Account Management, works with the Joy Retail team in all planning, pricing and inventory management efforts of the Joy Mangano brand. Will maintain inventory levels and assortments needed to support sustainable growth of the Joy Mangano business across all retail platforms and maintain annual and monthly financial forecasts.
oInventory management to support and maintain material growth of the Joy Mangano brand across retail platforms, including:
oDaily inventory review
oWrite purchase orders for re-orders
oCommunicate with Retail partners to keep track of WOS of Joy product and maintain accurate inventory levels
oManage new vendor and product set up:
oAssist Retail team with all setup operations for new retail partners and new item set up
oCommunicate to the team all needs associated with setup
oManage timelines and cross functional groups during setup
oResponsible for verifying all price sheets that are sent out to retail partners
oWork with cross functional groups to ensure all pricing is accurate
oCoordinate all relevant communications between IDL Product Development function and relevant retail buying and planning counterparts, and confirm that all relevant requirements and deadlines are met
oCoordinate all relevant communications between IDL Product Development team and relevant retailer quality assurance and compliance functions, and confirm that all relevant requirements and deadlines are met
oCoordinate all relevant communications between IDL Product Development function, IDL Supply Chain function and relevant retailer supply chain and logistics functions, and confirm that all relevant requirements and deadlines are met
Keys to Success
At HSN, if you are Agile, Innovative, Pioneering, Dynamic, Boundaryless, Passionate, Customer-Centric, Collaborative, and Results-Focused, you will love it here!
o BS/BA Degree in related field
o 2-4 years of financial forecasting and planning experience
o Experience with inventory planning for drop ship and /or dotcom business
o Understanding of basic retail math as it relates to pricing, inventory management and retail velocity
o Advanced level Microsoft Excel skills
o Excellent time management skills; strong multi-tasker
o Strong written and verbal communication skills
o Flexible, open to change, and enjoys working under pressure in a fast paced dynamic environment
o Strong attention to detail and great problem solving skills
Candidates will be considered in totality of their skills and experience versus strict interpretation of “must haves”.
Nice to Haves
o Retail background
o Experience with inventory planning software, Great Plains, EDI
About Ingenious Designs LLC
IDL is a subsidiary of HSN and was founded in 1991 by its president, Joy Mangano. Joy is one of the most recognized and successful electronic retailing personalities in the industry today. With more than 734 million sold, her famous Huggable Hangers® are in homes across the country! The company is a leader in designing, inventing, and marketing innovative and unique products including the original Miracle Mop®, My Little Steamer®, and the Clothes It All® Luggage System. In addition, IDL has broadened its scope by developing and managing product lines for icon and celebrated supermodel IMAN, celebrity chefs Ming Tsai and Lorena Garcia, Grammy Award®-winning producer Randy Jackson, and Four-time GRAMMY Award®-winner and American Idol judge Keith Urban.