“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”

Sean, Designer

Merchandise Coordinator, Gymboree Girls & Accessories
in CA - San Francisco

Job Description

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a portfolio of children's brands operating specialty retail stores with high-quality clothes and accessories. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating hundreds of retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.

Gymboree is seeking a Merchandise Coordinator who is passionate, flexible, eager and seeking growth and exposure to all areas of the business. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, results-driven, proactive, and demonstrate strong communication skills.

The Merchandise Coordinator will be responsible for sample maintenance, as well as collaborating with cross-functional teams for all merchandising sample needs. You will support the Merchandising team with sample maintenance and concise communication with cross-functional partners. You will also attend and actively participate in the development, packaging, business, and milestone meetings, with the goal to eventually own product categories independently.


  • Work effectively as a member of the cross-functional team by communicating clearly and focusing on team objectives.
  • Manage Samples.
  • Keep samples organized and up to date for use in merchant presentations, visual set-ups, and seasonal marketing.
  • Plan and prioritize workload to meet deadlines and increase efficiency.
  • Work seasonally with other MC's to collect samples selected by Merchandising for sample sales.
  • Complete seasonal projects for merchants.
  • Maintain reports and tools, as needed by merchant team.
  • Ensures all reports and products are accurate and ready in advance of merchant meetings or on an as-needed basis
  • Works with merchants and production to communicate approvals to vendors

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS degree required with a minimum of 1 year of hands-on merchandising experience
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Suite with an aptitude for learning new programs
  • Demonstrate strong ability to be financially responsible and understand financial implications of mistakes
  • Strong organizational and planning skills to ensure timely and accurate execution of responsibilities
  • Strong ability to identify and execute priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a pro-active approach to responsibilities
  • Strong communication and relationship/team skills
  • Ability to work independently, with little supervision
  • Retail experience preferred

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls, please.


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71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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