Merchandising Intern

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Description/Job Summary

Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for an Intern (Merchandising) at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY.

This Merchandising Intern will assist by supporting the Merchandise team in identifying and creating consumer inspired, trend right product, print and color concepts, which will provide profitable growth opportunities for our company. This would include but not be limited to assisting the merchandising team by creating boards, organizing print & color libraries, supporting preparation for account calls.

Responsibilities/Duties

 MERCHANDISING - Works with Merchandiser, Assistant & Associate Merchandiser to build trend right boards as directed. Research trend & color as directed. Organize color, fabric, print, thread libraries. Calendar adherence. Assist Merchandising team with trend competitive analysis reports.

SAMPLES – Order and follow up on all sample needs in a timely manner.  Assist merchandising & sales teams in securing samples and line info for all previews, steering meetings and follow-up appointments. Requests fabric & cloth from R&D.

COLOR – Assist in preparation and communication of color flow information and CSI standard details. Request color codes. Ensure all color boards are maintained and up to date with details and provide to all business groups in a timely manner. Also, assist in preparing trend analysis and boards seasonally as needed 

MARKETING – Help assist in updating decks and pulling samples as needed for meetings.

Required Experience

  • Strong communication skills - written and oral
  • Illustrator, Photoshop proficient
  • Proficient PC skills in Microsoft Office
  • Good organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently.

Required Qualifications

Working toward BS/BA with 0-2 years experience fashion merchandising, design, apparel experience.

Details

We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401 k.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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It is the policy of the Company to employ personnel entirely on the individual’s qualifications. Selections are made without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic characteristics, or any other protected status or any other category protected by federal, state of local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Reasonable.Accommodations@fotlinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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