QVC Intern - Merchandise Planning - Fall 2020
Employment Type: Full-Time
Learn the Merchandise Planning functions through the supervision of Planning Staff. Partner with mentor as well as Merchandising staff to plan for short/long term maximization of sales that will be successful in electronic retail and which will meet/exceed the expectations of the customer. Job Description Details Learn the Sales and Product Planning functions through the supervision of Planning Staff. Partner with mentor as well as Merchandising staff to plan for short/long term maximization of sales that will be successful in electronic retail and which will meet/exceed the expectations of the customer. Analyze sales trends and be aware of inventory levels so as to maximize sales. Perform duties according to company policies and procedures with latitude for independent judgment and initiative. Learn how to evaluate shows and show segments, time of day, scheduled host, etc. in order to maximize sales performance and dollars generated per minute. Assist in the preparation of inventory and sales reports and in-depth analysis of major events for management review. Create show recaps and special reports for the Planners. Learn how to analyze the product life cycle by closely monitoring sales history, pricing, decisions and retail trends. Interface extensively with other QVC departments such as Merchandising, Broadcasting, Programming, etc. Perform other duties and projects, research and organize data, such as inventory levels, or a specific product groups Acknowledge areas of strength and weakness, work to improve both, ask for help when needed. Be accountable to seek development opportunities to improve business knowledge and leadership skills. Requirements: Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university. QVC will consider students who have completed at least four semesters of college in the following majors: Business Administration, Business Management, Operations, International Business, Marketing, Communications, and Merchandising. Experience in the following preferred: Retail\] Excellent verbal, written and telephonic communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to analyze data and draw relevant conclusions to have positive effects on business
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