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Ecommerce and Merchandise Planner

Role:Ecommerce and Merchandise Planner
Brand: Boardriders
Location: Huntington Beach, USA
Summary: This Merchandise Planner role will be responsibile for planning and buying Element/DC Shoes for our eComerce website. This will be a hybrid role with maind function in planning inventory levels and turn, but will also be requried to place buys for preseason and in season as well.


    • Execute assortment plans to meet seasonal sales and margin targets
    • Provides input into the Hindsighting and Insighting processes
    • Collaborate with ecomm team and digital marketing team to build seasonal email calendar which aligns with global campaigns, promotional activities, and key volume category investments
    • Influences and guides the regional line architecture to include ecomm specific product needs; recommendations will be provided on:
      • Style and option count by category
      • Key perennials and best sellers needed
      • Segmentation of styles across inline, speed-to-market, supplements, collabs, and long-lifecycle



    • Manage the OTB and inventory levels, providing course of action on reorders of top sellers, markdowns on worst sellers, and increases/decreases on receipts for future seasons
    • Provide analysis on selling and reporting weekly/monthly to leadership
    • Manage transfer and markdown files
    • Partner closely with web merchandiser and E-comm team to provide insight on selling, with recommendations on featured top sellers, key trends, and brand marketed campaigns; these sales analysis will be used for e-mails, homepage features, site placement, and marketing calendar shifts
    • Additional tasks as needed