Posted Date: Mar-20-2019
Job ID: 13302
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Travel & Adventure
Store: Eastgate Headquarters
In this role, you will contribute to REI's success by developing demand, customer and inventory plans to optimize fill rates and minimize lost sales. Responsible for developing demand curves at total, regional and format level, as well as TOCA (Traffic, Orders, Conversion, Average Order Value) plans to inform marketing strategy and developing inventory levels for REI Experiences using historical performance, sales trends, and other relevant data to forecast space needed on a per trip basis.
You will support operations for REI Experiences by assisting in planning volume of departures for future operating seasons, by analyzing sell-through on trip space and recommending appropriate inventory level adjustments in anticipation of demand, and by identifying optimal periods of program demand to maximize sales and profitability. Responsible for regular reporting on key measures of availability to inform appropriate action on the part of program team members.
The Demand and Inventory Analyst will also foster a work environment that focuses on serving our customers through ensuring space is available on top selling programs. He/she supports the inventory management and planning functions of the program team including monitoring trip status, waitlists, fill rate monitoring and more. He/she works closely with the Program Coordinator team to adjust inventory levels appropriately as well as Marketing and Digital to establish targets for channel sales..Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.
With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.
REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer