Assistant Merchant


About Bonobos

We are on a mission to make fits and connections that inspire people to be themselves. Our Bonobos menswear brand is known for being a style instigator and offering perfect-fit risks through our innovative retail model and personalized experience. Launched online in 2007 with its signature line of chinos, Bonobos now offers a variety of styles available to order online and to try on at any one of our 60+ Guideshop locations. Our Guideshops are in -real-life stores that deliver one-on-one service and expert fit advice. Don't think traditional retail, Bonobos is something you haven't seen before.

The Bonobos team is vibrant, collaborative, and inclusive. We value self-awareness, empathy, intellectual honesty, positive energy, and judgment, often over experience. We've created a culture where collaboration and communication are paramount, all while making time for fun and celebrating extraordinary efforts.

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About Express, Inc.

Express, Inc. is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The Company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. Grounded in a belief that style, quality and value should all be found in one place, Express is a brand with a purpose - We Create Confidence. We Inspire Self-Expression. - powered by a styling community. Bonobos is a menswear brand known for exceptional fit and an innovative retail model. UpWest is an apparel, accessories and home goods brand with a purpose to Provide Comfort for People & Planet.

The Company has over 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the online store and the Express mobile app; over 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations and the online store; and 13 UpWest retail stores and the online store. Express, Inc. is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EXPR. For more information about our Company, please vis it and for more information about our brands, please visit , or .

Location Name

New York Office

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Bonobos is seeking....

The Assistant Merchant is responsible for assisting the Merchandising team in the development, implementation, and organization of seasonal business strategies that meet or exceed our financial goals and customer expectations. The position works closely with the Production, Planning and Design teams to analyze sales, develop new products that meet or exceed our financial goals, and ensure that we are continually bringing a compelling offering to market. They help to coordinate information across functions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in developing seasonal assortment, including initial assortment documents, roadmap development, product selection, line list creation and style set up
  • Style attribution, adoption, and maintenance
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly hindsight selling reports and present recaps of business performance; highlight opportunities to inform future season strategies
  • Conduct regular market research and competitive analysis, both in person and on line. Utilize this information to recommend product development and/or pricing strategies
  • Communicate changes in tactical plans to the appropriate cross functional team members in a timely manner; partner with design and production team in management of the product development process
  • Partner with production, ecom, ops, and photo to track order delivery and launch timing through flip docs, as well as managing and reporting out on exceptions
  • Partner with manager and planning counterparts on seasonal financial plans, in season pricing action, and inventory management
  • Proof editorial and site organization, photography, copy, pricing, and item description
  • Compile product knowledge information to be distributed to Guideshops teams on a monthly/seasonal basis

Required Experience & Qualifications:
  • 0 - 3 years related experience
  • Proficient in Excel and able to adapt to new systems training
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Critical Skills & Attributes:
  • Demonstrate the organizational ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Strong visual taste level
  • Ability to analyze a problem, formulate a logical rationale for the decision and take action
  • Ability to defend and effectively sell a point of view

Benefits and Compensation

Express, Inc. offers a range of benefits to help protect full-time associates health and long-term financial security including:
  • Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match
  • Merchandise discount
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental leave for new moms and dads
  • And more

Part-time associates may be eligible to receive paid sick leave, public health emergency leave and to participate in the 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match. Additionally, part-time associates are eligible to receive a merchandise discount, and to choose voluntary benefits through YouDecide. Full-time associates may be eligible to participate in our incentive plan.

Actual compensation offered is dependent upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, work location, education, relevant skills and experience of the candidate.

Early Entry

Salary Range

$28.17 - $39.47 hourly


An equal opportunity employer, Express, Inc. does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or any other terms and conditions of employment hiring on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected characteristic. Express, Inc. only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States. Express, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a listed job position, please call 1-800-964-9793 and say 'Associate Relations' or send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notification to Agencies : Please note that Express, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express, Inc. will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.