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Merchandise Planning Associate - Remote



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023


Founded in 2011 by Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky Fiala, BaubleBar has quickly become an industry leader in the accessories space. Taking their motto of “Embellish Every Day” quite literally, the brand has consistently aimed and succeeded at ensuring every customer can express themselves with ease.

While the company got its start creating fashion jewelry, they knew that their cheerful and unique vision could go so much further. Since then, BaubleBar’s assortment has expanded to include fine jewelry, hair and tech accessories, as well as home décor.

In addition, BaubleBar has launched major partnerships with some of the most recognizable brands in the world, including Disney, the NBA, and the NFL.

The brand is available on and in over 300 premier retailers globally, including Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, ULTA, Harvey Nichols, and Revolve. BaubleBar’s exclusive line at Target, SUGARFIX by BaubleBar, is found at every Target location across the U.S.


The Merchandise Planning Associate will report to the Merchandising Planning Manager and will be responsible for helping to buy and manage all inventory across the direct to consumer channels of the business. The Merchandise Planning Associate will track SKU performance and market trends to work with the Merchandising Planning Manager and Director of Merchandising to determine the strategy and direction of inventory across all programs and categories. This role will be responsible for uploading and submitting all order information into the appropriate systems and coordinate with the relevant teams to get orders placed, and to track status once submitted. This role will also partner with the broader Ecommerce and Sales teams to ensure the inventory position and assortment is optimized to meet all sales goals and marketing and promotional initiatives.


  • Review daily selling across all categories of the business to provide weekly order recommendations for both existing and new product, and submit those orders to the relevant teams
  • Review upcoming promotional events with Marketing and PR teams to ensure all inventory needs are being met and can fulfill sales projections for the year
  • Manage OTB and run weekly reporting to evaluate inventory position vs. sales projections by program to provide suggestions for optimizations
  • Work cross-functionally with Sales, Licensing, Public Relations and other teams to manage all inventory transfer requests in and out of the direct to consumer channels
  • Work cross-functionally with Sales and Licensing teams to coordinate orders and inventory levels for all dropship opportunities
  • Work cross-functionally across the team to provide forecasts as needed to ensure sufficient stock position
  • Role will be remote (residing anywhere in the United States and authorized to work in the U.S.) Standard working hours to coincide with 9:00 am- 6:00 pm EST


  • 2-3 years of experience in Merchandise Planning in retail preferred; experience with multi category and item catalog of 500+ styles is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Strong analytical and retail math skills
  • Advanced Excel experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, and meet required order deadlines
  • Has a positive attitude and is a team player willing to work cross-functionally with other teams across the business
  • Proactive, creative and eager problem solver who is willing to dig into data and offer recommendations for optimizations across inventory, reporting tool and overall ecommerce business