A Merchandise Coordinator is responsible for planning and executing all aspects of merchandise production. This includes sourcing materials, coordinating with vendors, and overseeing quality control. They must also ensure that all products are delivered on time and within budget. In addition, they may be responsible for creating marketing materials and managing inventory levels.

Merchandise Coordinator Job Responsibilities

  • Research and order new merchandise
  • Maintain inventory of current merchandise
  • Work with vendors to resolve issues
  • Create displays for merchandise
  • Train sales staff on features of new merchandise
  • Assist customers with purchasing decisions
  • Update website with new products


  • To oversee and coordinate all aspects of the merchandise department
  • To develop and implement merchandising strategies that align with the company's overall business strategy
  • To maximize sales and profits by effectively managing inventory levels and product mix
  • To collaborate with other departments within the company to ensure smooth and efficient operations
  • To provide leadership and direction to Merchandise Associates

Merchandise Coordinator Job Skills & Qualifications Needed

  • The skills and qualifications needed for the role of Merchandise Coordinator include:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, merchandising, or a related field
  • 2-4 years of experience in retail merchandising or a related field
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills