Senior Brand Planner - Remote

Job Ref#: 9280
Brand: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
Category: Brand Planning
Job Type: Full-time
Location:
Virtual, Work at home


Employment Type: Full-time


With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.

Position Objective

This position is responsible for assisting in maximizing company performance by providing analysis aimed at identifying opportunities for improved sales and margin based on current trends while mitigating the company’s exposure to unnecessary risks.

FunctionalResponsibilities

· Supports channel level pre-season analytics to align sales and margin budgets.

· Provides supporting analysis to model Daily, Weekly and Monthly sales and margin plans.

o Provides daily financial forecasts for a specified channel

o Sales equation modeling

o Margin Modeling including the impact of full price and markdown mix of sales

o Provides daily & weekly summaries with business recommendations

· Performs analysis and recommendations to maximize business, including:

o Sales risk assessment and scenario modeling

o Measures impact of strategic initiatives

o Partners with Marketing to incorporate event lift into sales plans

o Provides analysis on inventory management and movement across multiple channels

o Supports Monthly Business Review process and meeting preparation

· Assist in managing the Brands testing strategy and initiatives

o Strategic alignment & prioritization

o Develops test design

o Reading & report results

o Providing actions & recommendations

· Partners and communicates with cross functional teams to align strategic initiatives and goals.

· Requires the need for strong analytic interpretation, presentation and the ability to deliver results to senior leadership with concise communication.

· Assists with other ad hoc projects as needed.

Financial Accountability

This role impacts:

·Sales

·Margin

·Budget

Education

· Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business or statisticspreferred

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience, including 3+ years in a retail/consumer goods environment, with preference given to those with merchandise planning, finance, or allocation experience
  • Strong technical and system skills required
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; exceptional aptitude with numbers; retail math skills
  • Builds collaborative partnerships cross-functionally; identifies/influences critical stakeholders
  • Ability to advance to high levels of computer literacy; exposure to relevant planning, finance, analytical, data management systems
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills:concisely presents complex information/recommendations in terms meaningful to various audiences

·Charismatic team player that exhibits excellent “team work” abilities

  • Ideal candidate will have strong PC proficiency with a strong emphasis in Excel; Access a plus
Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.
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About Chico's

In 1983, we started as a small Sanibel Island gallery filled with artfully stylish pieces. Decades later, our assortment includes clothing, jewelry and accessories—in over 500 Chico’s boutiques and 100 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and at chicos.com.

Though we’ve evolved, our distinct point of view remains: Create carefully curated collections with quality, comfort and versatility as the focal point — essentials punctuated by memorable pieces, pops of color, artful prints and globally-inspired finds.

Our collections invite our spirited customer to discover something chic and unique every day.

About WHBM

White House Black Market was founded by women, for women over 35 years ago. Now there are over 300 boutiques and over 50 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, plus 24/7 shopping at whbm.com

We built our brand on the foundation of fashion’s most iconic contrast—White + Black. That natural contradiction inspires everything we do, and perfectly reflects our customer. She is strong yet subtle, modern yet timeless, hard-working yet easy-going.

We empower her to fully embrace her complexity—giving her looks that are feminine yet strong, sensual yet sophisticated, attractive yet approachable. Because we believe that no woman is any one thing.

About SOMA

For women by women since 2004. Our customer is our inspiration. She works hard at everything she does, so we’re working hard to create beautiful bra solutions for her, for all of us.

It’s not about the runway, it’s about the real way. We are embodying the journey of women supporting women. We are here to listen to her, tell her story and design product that supports her needs.

Visit us in 250+ boutiques or online anytime at soma.com

About Chico's FAS

Founded by women, led by women. With our service and products, we strive to create a world where women never have to compromise, providing solutions to give them confidence and joy. Our portfolio consists of three brands: Chico’s, WHBM and Soma—specialty retailers of women’s apparel, intimates, accessories and related products—found in over 1,000 boutiques throughout the United States and online.

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