Merchandising, Intern in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 12/28/2020

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SUMMARY

While under supervision, the Merchandising Summer Intern, will be exposed to multiple aspects of a merchant role. The Merchandising Intern will be assigned to one of GameStop’s Merchandising teams and will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience working on multiple team projects and support activities, while learning the merchandising process and product lifecycle.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with team members to deliver projects on time
  • Gains a basic understanding and working knowledge of the buying process including exposure to product selection, ordering process, coop marketing, and weekly promotion selection, proofing, and analysis
  • Gains a basic understanding of the merchandising planning process and merchandise financial strategy under pre-season planning and in-season re-forecasting
  • Gain a basic understanding of reporting analysis tools, in-season management, along with markdown and promotional strategies
  • Gains a general understanding of merchandise costing, logistics processes, and retail negotiations and collaboration with vendors
  • Develops management skills, including managing multiple project or tasks, demonstrating initiative, and ability to produce good work results through and with the Team

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Classified as a Senior in an undergraduate or graduate program at the time of internship
  • Business related field of study such as Merchandising, Retail Management, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting preferred 
  • A documented GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and present state-required proof of age documents   

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrate desire to learn the merchandising process and product lifecycle
  • Demonstrate proficiency to analyze reports and draw conclusions and recommendations
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and be detail oriented.
  • Demonstrable verbal, written, organizational, and professional skills
  • Demonstrable proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools
  • Prior experience in the retail or gaming industries