Merchandise Analyst - Men’s Clothing/Lux Sportswear

Nordstrom Shoreline, WA
We are a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.


All the hot fashion found in our Nordstrom stores, at the Rack and online comes through our Seattle-based Nordstrom Merchandising Group. These fashion-savvy trendsetters work together to make sure we have the right merchandise in the right place at the right time. They keep our customers coming back for more!

A day in the life…

The ideal Merchandise Analyst is analytical, results-oriented and views the business through the lens of the customer.

Develop an understanding of the needs, wants and expectations of the customer and understands the differences in how they shop by channel

Build awareness of the product and merchandise strategies

Prepare one page summaries for market and coordinate with business partners (Ecommerce, Site, Retail Director, Replenishment, etc.) to ensure completion

Complete category, supplier or class specific analysis for buying office, when needed

Complete buying office owned item attributes for item setup

Execute MDs, RTVs, racking and reorders

Manage and maintain drop ship feeds, inclusive of monitoring live dates, shifts, supplier communication

Monitor on hand inventory levels for upcoming features and events; communicate concerns

Manage and file product photos post-market

Manage sample requests with merchandise coordinators and product coordinators

You own this if you have…

A Bachelor's degree in Merchandising or related field with a preferred minimum accumulative GPA of 3.2

Experience in retail merchandising, planning or analysis

Strong business acumen and ability to analyze data and draw conclusions

Strong math skills

Demonstrated understanding of retail and the service environment of Nordstrom

Proficiency in MS Office Suite (primarily excel navigation, formulas and pivot tables)

Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills required

Strong organizational skills that enable you to thrive in a fast-paced environment and ability to quickly learn new processes and procedures

Passion for product and fashion

Qualified candidates must be able to work in our Seattle Headquarters location.

We’ve got you covered…

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.