Assistant Merchandise Planner

Remote (US)

Snappy is on the lookout for an  Assistant Merchandise Planner to help us continue to create best-in-class collections so that we can offer our recipients the most exciting and coveted gifts! This role allows you to have a direct impact on the gift recipient experience as well as the Snappy bottom line!

Your areas of focus will include:

  • Develop assortment plans in order to make product recommendations; work internally and externally to influence assortment decisions and maximize profitability.
  • Work with the Snappy Curation team to create a strategy that maximizes inventory and delivers the best gift recipient experience.
  • Manage and actualize forecasts at a category  level to mitigate inventory liability.
  • Create reporting and analysis in order to make decisions  on  KPIs.
  • Manage key account communication flagging inventory liabilities, customer service issues and managing new item adds to the  marketplace through Mirakl.
  • Coordinate logistics; working with key accounts to identify shipping issues and working with 3PLs to manage fulfillment.

The diverse set of skills that will make you successful in this role include:

  • 2-3 years Planning experience within the Retail industry
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel required (v-lookups, pivot tables, complex formulas, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skill set and ability to influence
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and fast learner
  • Marketplace experience is a plus
  • Curious and great at asking questions - Whether speaking with Snappy management, working cross-functionally, or digging through data, you must be able to ask pertinent questions that get to the core of what we are trying to understand so we can make informed business decisions.
  • An excellent communicator and collaborator - You are comfortable working with cross-disciplinary teams and excellent at communicating to ensure all parties are informed and aligned on recommendations you are proposing.
  • Action-oriented: Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning. Seizes opportunities more than others. Armed with enough information to make good business decisions quickly.
  • Embracing Ambiguity: Shifts gears comfortably. Can decide and act without having the total picture. Comfortable handling risk and uncertainty.
  • Strategic Agility: You can see ahead clearly and can anticipate future consequences and outcomes accurately.

Snappy is an award-winning all-in-one gifting platform. We're reinventing the way companies and individuals express appreciation by offering a fun and interactive digital experience that lets people choose a gift they actually love. We specialize in building recognition programs for over 2,600 companies, including enterprise customers like Microsoft, Uber, Comcast, and Zoom.

We're growing fast (149% YOY if you want to get technical!) and have recently been named the fastest-growing company in NYC and the 15th fastest-growing company in America by Inc. Magazine. At the same time, we're building out exciting new verticals, including Snappy Lite - our SMB offering, Snappy Personal - a B2C offering, and Snappy Swag that all help to position us as the #1 gifting platform in the world!

We've seen firsthand that our experience boosts morale, improves performance, and (most importantly!) spreads joy, so, of course, we practice what we preach! Here at Snappy, we believe wholeheartedly in building a culture of appreciation, dedication, and fun! We offer all sorts of benefits and perks to our employees, including but not limited to: Free healthcare, including vision and dental and a generous 401k match, flexible PTO, paid family leave, Snappy Summer Fridays (which we actually enjoy year round!), snacks and lunches delivered to your home while we're working remotely, and Snappy gifts galore!

Snappy's stance on diversity and inclusion, its active focus on give-back programs, and its fundamental mission to spread happiness through fun, thoughtful gifts lead the way in unlocking the power of human kindness at work.