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Kelly Services, Inc.

Retail Category Planner

Kelly Services, Inc. - Beaverton, OR

Our client, a leader in the Apparel industry, is currently seeking a Retail Category Planner for a 6 month temporary position with the opportunity for an extension.  The position is located in Beaverton, OR.By working for our client, you will be exposed to a large multinational company (listed on the NYSE), work for a firm with over 40,000 employees, $25 billion in revenue,  work for a leader in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of apparel & equipment and be an integral part to the team. In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect: -      Competitive pay-      Paid holidays-      Year-end bonus program-      Recognition and incentive programs-      Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center Pay rate: $22.63/hourJob Description: As a Category Planner for North America Sales you'll, develop a singular viewpoint of the Category business opportunity to influence the growth of the Category in the marketplace. Pre-season
\tAnticipate trends and issues in the Category to identify potential opportunities or risks
\tQuantify short and long term growth opportunities through financial modeling
\tTrack key competitors in the marketplace to highlight Category trends and/or opportunities
\tCollaborate with key stakeholders in Category and Sales to develop plans to seize the opportunities identified
\tInfluence the Planning organization to ensure Category insights are appropriately represented in account business plans
\tReview and analyze deviations from plan; identify potential risks or opportunities in the business
\tTrack and monitor total Category results against the plan
\tRecap Category results for the season and cull insights that will influence Category business direction

\tBachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Sales, Fashion, Marketing or a related field
\tExperience in Retail Buying, Planning and/or Strategic/Business Development for a multi-store retailer; 2 years' additional experience in lieu of a degree
\tAbility to synthesize large amounts of information and insights from multiple sources into a clear and concise plan
\tStrong and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence others
\tExperience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred
\tAbility to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business
\tAdvanced knowledge of MS office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint; proficiency in Excel to include creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc
\tAbility to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions
\tStrong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business

 **Important information:  This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  Please submit your resume to be considered for this position by pressing the “SUBMIT RESUME” button below.  If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position ([Click Here to Email Your Resumé]), however, your resume should be uploaded via the “SUBMIT RESUME” button included within**

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Kelly Services, Inc.


Retail Category Planner Kelly Services, Inc. - Beaverton, OR, United States


Location: Beaverton, OR

Company Profile:
William Russell Kelly founded the company in Detroit on October 7, 1946, operating as the Russell Kelly Office Service. He is widely credited with pioneering the modern temporary help industry. The company was renamed Kelly Girl Service in 1957, and it became Kelly Services® in 1966 to reflect the growing services of the company. Established in the International Marketplace In 1968, Kelly Services opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company’s first European office opened in 1972 in Paris, France. Today, we offer a full suite of outsourcing, consulting, and staffing solutions—delivered globally from over a 70-year heritage of dynamic talent innovations. Total Sales Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Fortune U.S. Rank Kelly Services is currently ranked 490 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies.