Merchandising Assistant in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

About you:


The person we are looking for thrives in a professional and fast paced environment. The ability to multi-task while focusing on project details keeps you engaged and ready for the next assignment. You are comprehensive, methodical, and organized in your approach, as you are always conscientious of producing great work. No task is too big or too small for you, as you always know what it takes to get the job done right!


Position Snapshot:


As an important member of the Merchandising team, you will be responsible for a wide variety of specialized administrative functions involving order tracking, billing, visual merchandising, and reporting, just to name a few!


Day in the life:


The Merchandising  Assistant will support the Merchandising  group by completing the following tasks:


  • Maintain order tracking system and assist in coordinating vendor changes/updates as necessary
  • Prepare and process vendor co-op and incentive paperwork for General Merchandise
  • Handle routine inquiries and correspondence from a number of sources (internal and external) by obtaining the necessary information and preparing appropriate responses
  • Create, maintain, and update proper operational reports that provide supportive insight to lead merchants
  • Uses sound judgement to escalate any order issues as necessary to ensure timely order completion
  • Serve as liaison between Merchandising team, Warehouse, and Vendors when necessary
  • Be readily available to perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


What you need to apply:


  • Excellent written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize
  • Task-oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong aptitude to work within deadlines, both independently and as a part of a team



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