Product Merchandising Intern

  • Columbia Sportswear Canada LP
  • 1425 Max Brose Drive, London, ON, Canada
  • Sep 19, 2018
Contract Product Management/ Development

Job Description

If you’ve scaled the highest peaks and fished the deepest waters looking for the right career, you may have finally found it. We’re Columbia Sportswear. We’re looking for self-motivated, team oriented people to join us as we take Columbia Sportswear to the next level.

Columbia Sportswear Canada LP is seeking a Product Merchandising Intern for a 6 month contract.

The Product Merchandising Intern will assist the product team, on a full or part time basis, by aiding in the execution of the Go-To-Market plan. This includes preparation of sales tools to aid in account presentations, the ability to compile and analyze sales data using excel, and identify and communicate product exceptions to the Canadian sales and account services teams.

This role will aid in the creation of custom catalogues for specific key account customers, product assortment CADs, and specialty catalogues. This role will also support the Product Line Managers in our Product Development Management Database and TM1 database so the ability to learn new programs with a high attention to detail is needed.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the apparel industry from a merchandising, product, and/or retail point of view. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and above average ability to use computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Illustrator is preferred. Must be able to successfully manage several projects and activities simultaneously, often with tight timelines.

The ideal candidate would have 1-3 years of experience in apparel industry or related Post-Secondary education.

Please submit resumes by email (CA_HRColumbia@columbia.com) to the attention of the Human Resources Department by September 28, 2018.

This job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position’s scope and function in the Company. We thank all applicants; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Please note that phone calls will not be accepted.

Columbia Sportswear Canada is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial or local law.