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Sr Trend Specialist (Contract)

Company: The TJX Companies Inc
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Discovery is at the heart of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores, which include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, Winners, Homesense, and TK Maxx. With variety comes plenty of happy surprises - our environment is ever-changing, and that's just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Ready to Discover Different?Posting Notes: Framingham - -- MASenior Trend Researcher (Contract opportunity)Hybrid remote/onsite (candidates must be local)RESEARCH/CREATION:

  • Manage research on categories delegated by Manager (HOME & Apparel) and assist in research on additional categories depending on team workload
  • Research utilizing trend services (WGSN/DONEGAR/SNOOPS)
  • Visit online retail searching for trend consistencies and imagery supporting consistencies
  • Review brand marketing emails for trend/product call outs
  • Research for features seasonal/ pop ups/ sustainability/ I&D
  • Create lists of trend call outs/consistencies and share with team
  • Based on research come up with key callouts and updates per category
  • Stay current on new content and trends - reading blogs, going on trend services, listening to podcasts and social media daily for research
  • Research relevant influencers and collaborations
  • Create visual tools to support trend research callouts- trend alerts, signage, mood boards, color/print/material boards etc.
  • Create retail lists for each category based on purchased productPREPARATION FOR SEASONAL PRESENTATION:
    • Save images for all categories by season, upload to Media Beacon
    • Save trend books to media beacon for team access
    • Organize all images and information to support movements and direction for ladies apparel
    • Assist in building book
    • Label all images with Brand names for viewer reference
    • Send all boards, images, signs and books to Alphagraphics to print
    • Send accessories and apparel books to print with duplication and send to buying offices around worldDAILY / WEEKLY/ MONTHLY TASKS:
      • Assist in PD and buyer communication
      • Assist in set up during presentation prep
      • Assist in sending out links, docs etc.
      • Assist in scheduling Online/Stylespot presentations
      • Assist in recordings and uploading recordings
      • Assist in some presentations and meetings with buyers
      • Share meaningful articles, trend reports, podcasts etc with team for possible merchant/pd roll out material
      • Coordinate with the mailroom for charity bins and any needed assistance during tear down/set up
      • Coordinate with team for help during tear down/set up time
      • Communicate with PD teams to pull product and information for set up
      • Contact maintenance for any needed help
      • Move large gator board walls to any new configuration
      • Move, dress and undress mannequins
      • Put stands on gator boards/take them off as needed
      • Put together/take down Elfa units
      • Move new product into the space
      • Keep backstage, presentation space, front room and closets clean and organized
      • Help order fixtures and supplies for the Style Spot as needed
      • Open packages and hang samples Come Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you'll find that it's so much more than a job. When you're a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding great deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff (Competitive salaries: check. Solid benefits: check. Plenty of room for advancement: of course). It's our way of empowering you to make your career here. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law. -Posting Notes: Framingham - -- MA

Keywords: The TJX Companies Inc, Framingham , Sr Trend Specialist (Contract), Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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