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Assistant Merchandiser – Hardlines Plush

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10062320 Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Business Consumer Products Games & Publishing Date posted Sep. 18, 2023

Job Summary:

Be Part of the Story at The Walt Disney Company as the Assistant Merchandiser – Hardlines Plush. This role will assist in crafting the product strategy for a collection of products or initiatives, working with partners including sourcing, planning, creative and product design to ensure the development of the highest quality, consumer focused, trend-right product lines for vertical and wholesale channels of distribution.

This role reports to the Merchandising Manager – Hardlines Plush.

This is a Full-Time role.

You Will:

  • Assist in creating the product strategy for a collection of products or initiatives for the Plush category

  • Research, coordinate findings, assemble input from key partners and prepare PowerPoint presentation decks, briefs and recaps for key milestone meetings

  • Proven passion for consumer and product trends

  • Deliver all item set up information within designated global systems across vertical channels

  • Attend cross functional team meetings to assist with the input/output of communication

  • Coordinate samples among key partners and room set ups for product showcases

  • Handle updates and maintenance of the Brand Range Plan

  • Prepare and maintain catalog of merchandise by quarter (photo books)

  • Achieve our diversity and inclusion goals through professional growth

  • Assist with other Merchandising team projects as needed

You Will Have:

  • 1+ years of experience in progressive experience in Product or Brand Merchandising

  • Curiosity about building a product line for a category or categories of business

  • Strategic problem solver with the ability to drive execution against a plan

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage relationships with key partners

  • Strong Teammate – The ability to build & foster collaborative partnerships across functions & departments

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

  • Passion for retail and merchandising

  • Flexible and adaptable with a demonstrated ability to work under pressure while meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize workload and concurrently manage multiple projects

  • High level of attention to detail; proactive, with strong follow through skills

  • Demonstrated positive attitude with the ability to be responsive to feedback and pivot based on changing organization priorities

  • Demonstrated personal initiative skills in the workplace, with willingness to learn new skills and processes


  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Benefits and Perks:

Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities, and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at




About Consumer Products Games & Publishing:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Global Product Dev & Creative, which is part of a business we call Consumer Products Games & Publishing.

Disney Global Product Dev & Creative is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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