QVC Merchandise Planning Internship (Summer 2023)

US, PA, West Chester

  • Job ID: R65474-EN
  • Posted: September 7, 2022
  • Temporary
  • FullTime
  • QVC

  • Internships

Opportunity
We are looking for an intern for our Merchandise Planning department. 
You will have the opportunity to learn the Merchandise Planning functions through the supervision of Merchandise Planner and team.  Partner with mentor as well as Planning staff to plan for short/long term maximization of sales that will be successful in electronic retail and which will meet/exceed the expectations of the customer.

Who We Are
Merchandise Planning is a team that works in a fast-paced environment where we interact with many areas of the company including buying, eCommerce, and Supply Chain, to drive sales on all sales platforms.  We look to help identify trends and come up with creative ideas and strategies to not only drive the business, but also to engage the customers.  Could lead to a full time opportunity after graduation.

QVC empowers shoppers with knowledge and shares insights in a lively and engaging way. QVC offers an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products – from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry – and connects shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories and award-winning customer service. QVC reaches more than 200 million homes worldwide via its 12 broadcast networks and reaches millions more via multiple streaming services, websites, mobile apps and social pages.

Your Impact

  • Analyze sales trends and be aware of inventory levels so as to maximize sales. Perform duties according to company policies and procedures with latitude for independent judgment and initiative.

  • Learn how to evaluate shows and show segments, time of day, scheduled host, etc. in order to maximize sales performance and dollars generated per minute.

  • Assist in the preparation of inventory and sales reports and in-depth analysis of major events for management review. Create show recaps and special reports for the Planners.

  • Learn how to analyze the product life cycle by closely monitoring sales history, pricing, decisions and retail trends.

  • Interface extensively with other QVC departments such as Merchandising, Broadcasting, Programming, etc.

  • Perform other duties and projects, research and organize data, such as inventory levels, or a specific product groups.

What You Bring
Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university.

  • QVC will consider students who have completed at least four semesters of college in the following majors: Business Administration, Business Management, Operations, International Business, Marketing, Communications, and Merchandising.

  • Experience in the following preferred: Retail

  • Excellent verbal, written and telephonic communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to analyze data and draw relevant conclusions to have positive effects on business.

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