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Associate Account Manager/ Associate Merchant - Franchise/International

Brand: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
Category: International
Fort Myers, FL

Position Objective
This position is responsible for managing the day to day operations of a franchise account. This position will have little if any direct involvement with individual brands (Chico's, HBM, Soma).

Functional Responsibilities

  • Meet with the brand merchant after every milestone meeting to begin the download of the new line.
  • Work with the Brand merchant to curate the line and prep for the franchise buy
  • Prepare all buy documents ensuring cost and COO are accurate on the line sheets
  • Work the line with their assigned region
  • Recap final buy outcome to the brand merchant
  • Run the day to day operations of the franchise business
  • Enter all sales orders
  • Weekly operations conference calls
  • Review selling in order to react to business needs


  • 4-Year College Degree (Business, Finance, Merchandising)

Required Qualifications

  • 2-3 years merchandising experience with an apparel retailer
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Effectively manages ambiguity and solves problems with little direction
  • Organizational skills with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time
  • Understands competitors, target customers, and brand-specific fashion trends
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, Power Point, Excel)
  • Ability to travel internationally for market and store trips as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • International experience


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About Chico's
For 30 years, we've helped millions of women look as great as they feel. Our chic prints, artisan jackets, and wrinkle-free Travelers collection have built quite a following at our boutiques, but we hear it's our combination of great style, one-of-a-kind details, and warm, personal service that has captured the hearts of women nationwide.

How do we do it? It's all about you. Honestly. Every time we pick up a pencil to sketch a new design, we think about you: where you're going, what you're doing, what will flatter your body and make you feel fabulous.

Even as Chico's has grown, our values—beautiful apparel, exceptional service and deep appreciation for our customers—still remain at the heart of who we are today.

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