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Apparel Optimization Internship (Management Development Program) Job

Date: Jan 14, 2018

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 16 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

The Apparel Optimization Intern will assist with analytics to optimize BJ’s apparel assortment.  This person will evaluate pricing, promotion, procurement and placement practices to increase sales, inventory turn and profitability.  This intern will gain experience in:

 

  • Process management
  • Implementing merchandising policies and procedures
  • Providing analytical support, insights, and recommendations to the merchandise team while learning the long-range business strategy and tactics associated with the merchandising function.
  • Functioning as liaison and point of contact for vendors, merchandise, supply chain, operations and marketing teams to resolve issues and communicate expectations.
  • Generating financial reports and analyzing data to draw conclusions and provide insights and recommendations to help reach and exceed sales and margin plan.
  • Maintaining awareness of merchandise, consumer trends and competitive environment through competitive shopping, price checking, vendor meetings, trade shows, and demographic research.

 

Requirements:

  • Rising Junior or Senior majoring in Merchandising, Economics, or Finance Analytics, minimum GPA: 3.4
  • Retail apparel experience preferred

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Worcester