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J.Crew Assistant Merchant - Factory Men's in New York, New York

Company: JCrew


New York, NY, US, 10281

Date: Dec 1, 2021

Assistant Merchant - Factory Men's


We make timeless clothes that last a lifetime…then pair them with of-the-moment styles season after season, decade after decade. We think that distinct heritage pairs perfectly with modern design and fabric technology. We believe in feel-good color… Even if black or navy makes you feel best, we’re here for that. We’re the experts in signature categories: cashmere, coats, blazers, pants—and we also collaborate with the coolest brands out there because we know that creativity is contagious. We consider leopard a neutral, speak stripes fluently and live for a great gingham. We believe in looking like a million bucks, not spending it—which is why we go the extra mile to source the absolute best fabrics at the most accessible prices. We also know that we have a responsibility to the planet and to humanity to choose eco-friendly fabrics and to support our factory workers, without compromise. We’ve had your back for over 35 years, and we’re convinced there’s no better expert on our clothes than you, our customer.


  • Assist Merchants to organize assortments aligned to overall department strategy, resulting in increased earnings

  • Identify product opportunities and become an expert in competitive landscape

  • Partner with Design and Production on product strategies and requirements to ensure customer needs are met, AUC profitability, and speed to market

  • Partner with Planning and Allocation on seasonal investment strategy by market to ensure big ideas and growth drivers are protected

  • Communicate seasonal strategies in a collaborative way to key cross functional teams to ensure innovation and financial success

  • Accountable for assignment of flow, season code, size model and time on offer at the style level and capture in the Omni PETE (assortment tool)

  • Successfully execute purchase orders

  • Sample management

  • Apply attention to detail to set logistics of product ordering information and ensure close partnership with the planning team



  • 0 – 1 plus years of experience in Merchandising – experience in assisting with the development and execution of merchandising strategies

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly

  • Strong strategic & analytical skills

  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration skills to drive teams to execution

  • Strong desire and ability to drive results

    YES AGAIN? Then you’d be a great addition to the team! Please click the apply button to submit your application.

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.