Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

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Burlington Sample Merchandise Coordinator in New York, New York

LOCATION 1400 Broadway Street New York NY US 10018

Overview

If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as an Sample Merchandise Coordinator! This associates main goal is to support the merchant team by reducing their workload while maintaining a sustainable sample management process conducive to allowing merchants to chase opportunities. From meetings to corporate events to purging and donating samples, Sample Merchandise Coordinators will take on tasks that will afford merchants more time better suited to strategically plan their businesses.Accountabilities include collaboration with team members and key stakeholders in Mailroom management, Buying, HR, Marketing, Supply Chain and Corporate Facilities, and ownership of the execution of the process.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with cross-functional departments with a full understanding of the sample management process

  • Coordinate the receipt of merchandise samples from vendors/associates and the retrieval of samples from buyers’ storage areas

  • Collect, organize, store or donate samples according to business needs

  • Manage and maintain assigned merchandising departments’ samples and storage areas

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop ways to improve the sample process at each step, with the goal of reducing workload for the merchants

  • Manage weekly and monthly purge schedules and insure compliance

  • Provide support to buyers with special equipment requests (i.e., sample equipment- sample/rolling racks and/or grids) when setting up for strategy and product review meetings

  • Assist Human Resources and buying teams with sample events (i.e. collect relevant samples to feature, set up and stage the spaces for items to be photographed and/or associates to purchase goods, breakdown displays and collect remaining samples to be donated to charity).

  • Provide coverage for receptionist lunch breaks and PTO

Qualifications:

  • Possess knowledge of buying practices and management of samples

  • Possess project management skills and hands on management style

  • Ability to balance and prioritize competing demands

  • Strong decision making skills

  • Ability to interact with and influence individuals at multiple levels of the organization

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Facilities software (Service Channel) knowledge a plus

  • Ability to stand in/walk through large buildings and sit in a cubicle environment

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs

  • Ability to communicate via phone

  • Typing/keyboarding 30 wpm (minimum)

  • Must be capable of sending/receiving/reading/responding to emails

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2021-157018

Location US-NY-New York

Address 1400 Broadway Street

Shopping Center 11th Floor

Zip Code 10018

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 9/29/2021 9:08 AM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Facilties/Maintenance

Evergreen Yes

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