Merchandising Assistant – Data Entry & Pricing

Luxe Home Company is seeking a talented merchandising administrative assistant to join our team. This is a full-time in-person position. Learn three pillars of the furniture business: retail, e-commerce, and interior design while honing technology, multi-tasking, organization, digital communication, and problem-solving skills.

We are Princeton’s premiere Furniture and Design Store offering high quality furniture and complete design services. We are a style and design driven company and we are proud to have partnered with great manufacturers who are driven by the same. As a family owned and operated business, we believe in building long term relationships with our clientele. We have long-term relationships with our employees and are proud to say that they are very dedicated and enthusiastic.

Job Description:

The Merchandising Administrative Assistant directly impacts the company’s overarching goal – to create a friction-free interior design process that improves the quality of our client’s lives. We specialize in custom merchandise. Pricing the merchandise quickly and accurately is essential to our success. The merchandising administrative assistant will prepare accurate price lists in spreadsheets, create, print, and apply in-showroom price tags, and update pricing on the website. Additionally, the assistant will frequently be engaged in pricing products, researching details, and answering the designer’s questions regarding a specific client quote. A successful assistant can transition easily between focusing on the urgent quote and the product pricing work. Our company culture believes in individuals working as an asset to the whole team while working independently to solve problems within our area of expertise.

You will be provided comprehensive training on the job with hands-on experience to analyze systems and processes for efficiency and automation opportunities. Learn to create and improve workflow processes for increased efficiency. Training topics will involve furniture industry knowledge, technical capabilities, and business expertise. You will work closely with the founders and the designers while addressing real business needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain database by entering new and updated product pricing and information
  • Collect data from our manufacturers
  • Create skus
  • Convert PDFs to excel
  • Perform transformations of data into unified format
  • Perform schema transformations
  • Create and apply formulas and functions to perform operations
  • Ensure no duplication of data with incoming merchandise
  • Identify and classify data according to industry terminology
  • Create and update spreadsheets
  • Liaison with POS software provider for updates, new installs, and troubleshooting
  • Enter purchase orders and maintain inventories in POS software system
  • Report and resolve receiving discrepancies, issues and damages
  • Calculate and communicate product pricing with designers and assistant designer on a regular basis as needed
  • Input data to website for consistent omnichannel experience
  • Edit, upload, and store manufacturer’s product images in various platforms
  • Liaison with website host and app providers for website issues
  • Export product information into various printed formats for retail showroom

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills. Microsoft Excel Certification a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and organize
  • Desire to troubleshoot
  • Desire to learn new things
  • Furniture and/or home accessory industry experience a plus
  • Website experience a plus
  • POS system experience a plus
  • Work is an in-person position

What we offer:

  • 40-55K salary for full-time
  • Benefits
  • Small group of friendly, dedicated, supportive and professional co-workers
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