Reports to: Head of Planning
Location: CV HQ, Los Angeles, CA (Silver Lake)
We are looking for a motivated Merchandise Planner. In this role you support driving sales, margin and inventory turn in close partnerships with many different talented teams - Merchandising, Finance, Production, Marketing, etc. You anticipate the needs of the business by providing relevant, timely any actionable analysis.
-Assist in developing financial merchandise sales and inventory plans that ensure corporate targets are achieved (by
department, by store, by category)
-Analyze weekly/monthly performance of sales, margin, inventory turns against plan and forecast
-Assists in the creation and maintenance of departmental OTBs including accurate forecasting of sales, inventory, and
receipt plans by category
-Develop seasonal plans by analyzing historical data and current trends while identifying risks and opportunities
- Creates and manages re-orders by evaluating stock levels and sales forecasts of Core Program
-Partner with Merchandising team to conduct business reviews - highlighting current business trends and
opportunities, while developing strategies to account for any variances in business trend vs. plan
- Creates and recaps Plans for key Annual Promotions and Liquidation strategies
-Continuously innovate to streamline and automate planning function
-Builds cross functional and inter-departmental partnerships to execute our plans
-Create and update ad hoc business reports and analysis as needed
3-5 years of experience in planning, buying, inventory management, financial planning, or similar role
Strong Excel Skills and highly analytical
Detail Oriented with excellent follow through skills
Strong communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel required – including vlookups and pivot tables
Ability to work productively in a team environment
Ability to meet deadlines
Professional and positive attitude, a team player!
Frogtown, Silverlake Los Angeles, CA
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply on LinkedIn.
Clare V. is a line of accessible-luxury pieces born and based in sunny Los Angeles, California. Led by founder
Clare Vivier, Clare V. is a distinctive reflection of Clare’s unique background, passions, and vision. More than
10 years ago, Clare started making the types of bags she wanted, but couldn’t find anywhere. As the brand
grew, she proudly kept production local to Los Angeles, meanwhile forging partnerships with local and global
organizations working to make a positive difference in the world. Today, Clare V. remains committed to conscious practices while creating collections that are bold yet enduring, elevated yet accessible, and
irresistibly charming yet rooted in everyday practicality. The brand headquarters is located in the Silver Lake
area of Los Angeles and is actively led by Clare Vivier.