• Sample Coordinator

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID 2018-3269
    Category (Portal Searching)
    e-Commerce
  • Overview

    The Brand that Gets You to What’s Next

    Express is the vibrant, confident lifestyle brand for ambitious people, providing the latest fashion for style-obsessed men and women since 1980. Our mission is to provide inspiration and confidence through fashion to help people get to what's next in their day, and their lives. With more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America, and a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com, Express brings city-inspired style to customers across the globe.

     

    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate aboutThis is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!

    Responsibilities

    The E-Commerce Sample Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of merchandise samples and product information for Express.com. This position will manage the tracking and identification of merchandise samples for e-commerce’s monthly product photo shoots as well as the copywriting process. This individual will also support the E-commerce merchandising team on any additional ad hoc projects as needed.

     

    Sample Coordination:

    -Coordinate monthly sample pass off meetings with merchant assistants.

    -Collect and prepare website samples for weekly photo shoots.

    -Follow up on any late or missing samples and communicate updates to team as needed.

    -Compile shot list inclusive of product count by gender and department.

    -Maintain sample movement information updates with E-comm Merchants, Photo Studio, Copy and Production Teams.

    -Compile copy deck for upcoming floorset and ensure samples are available for copywriter.

     

    Content Support:

    -Track uploads of product shots into Scene7 and report on any missing shots prior to go live dates.

    -Assist Merchandising Coordinators in swatching product in preparation for websets.

    -Prepare Must Have Looks samples for monthly Style Out review and coordinate delivery to studio.

    -Review customer comments and provide relevant feedback to Manager.

     

    Direct Mail Coordination:

    -Create and prepare monthly direct mail re-cap post style out alignment.

    -Review merchandise deliveries weekly, update re-cap and email updates to Director Ecommerce. Follow up with merchant assistants on late deliveries as needed.

    - Partner with Fulfillment Manager to ensure that all delivery updates have been communicated.

    - Partner with Merchandising Coordinators on miscellaneous tasks and various ad hoc projects.

    - Pattern online competition weekly to identify new, brand appropriate ideas.

     - Align with Director Online Merchandising on Stylist Picks of the Week selections.

     

    Job Requirements

    Education:

    Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.

    Experience:

    - Minimum 2 years of related work experience in corporate retail environment.

    - Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills required 

    - Computer proficiency sufficient to operate Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    - Ability to manage time and workloads effectively with minimal supervision

    - Hands-on person with positive team attitude

    - Mercado/Omniture

     

    Closing

    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

     

     

    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.

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