Summer Internship: Merchandise Planning, Kids Gilt Groupe
Gilt Groupe is looking for excited, passionate and hard-working undergraduate students for this year?s Summer Internship Program! This summer, we will host interns across the business to gain experience in our fast-paced luxury ecommerce organization for 10 weeks, from June 9, 2014 through August 15, 2014. To be considered, as part of your application, you must submit a resume and a cover letter answering the question ?Why Gilt?? and outlining your areas of interest.
This is an unpaid, for-academic credit only internship. All interns are required to provide a letter of credit from their college or university and participate for the entirety of the program. If you want to seize a great opportunity at a growing tech company, get mentored by some of the industry?s best and make lasting professional relationships, please apply!
Assess financial performance within select categories and support team by recommending pricing, margin and discounts
Learn the process and own a portion of the open-to-buy process
Learn effective inventory management techniques across the entire life cycle, from initial buy decision through exit
Partner with Merchandising team to develop assortment strategy, sales schedule and product flow that support financial plans
Analyze and determine pre-season buy recommendations to support category plans
Perform data analysis using large sets of raw information, build business cases and present resulting strategies to Manager and cross-functional partners
Partner with Manager to complete at least one long-term strategic project focused on growing our business
This individual will prepare a recap of the financial performance of the division for the final quarter of fiscal 2013 with a focus on recommendations, opportunities and liabilities. This project will provide an in-depth analysis of the Kids business and will require advanced excel skills.
Gains from Experience
Deeper understanding of retail, fashion and e-commerce
Experience in trend forecasting
Advanced Excel modeling skills
Improved strategic thinking skills through daily problem solving
Improved verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills
Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where your contributions will be used on a daily basis to make an immediate impact on the business
Is he/she comfortable presenting information to the team?
Is his/her work accurate?
Does he/she have a positive attitude and interest/willingness to learn?
Does he/she come to the table with solutions/suggestions to drive business and or improve processes?
Gilt.com is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
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