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Exclusive Brand Clerk

DATE:  Jan 10, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  127888
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Exclusive Brands

General Summary:The Exclusive Brand Support Assistant assists the Exclusive brand team & buying teams with the full life cycle of development and order processing. This role performs the administrative and operational functions & requires a complete understanding of all merchant teams, paperwork, sample flow & appropriate approvals. Reports to Brand Manager.


Reports to: Exclusive Brand Manager


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shares & processes line sheets (vendor, style, color, price, FOB etc.)
  • Manage requests for ship changes from vendor - conferencing with buyer
  • Document all changes/cancellations by buyers & vendors
  • Check PO balances on Friday and partners with buying teams
  • Establish & maintain photo library on the pdrive - determine how pictures are classified
  • Download pictures from Kickoff and Handover meetings and shopping trips
  • Cross check for styles that are missed against purchase orders
  • Delete pictures that are no longer needed
  • Manage all samples
  • Partner with POM to track status if ordersResolve DC issues
  • Investigate partial shipments
  • Fix ASN failures
  • Generate vendor set up forms
  • Generate Business Object reporting as directed by Brand Managers
  • Print/distribute reports on Mondays
  • Manage artwork communication with third party vendor and accessories
  • Schedule & organize all product development meetings by booking vendor rooms and time on buyers calendars
  • Attend all product development meetings and take detailed notes to help with follow up


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of Jesta System
  • Knowledge of Retail Industry
  • Knowledge of shoe attributes – vary by department
  • Exposure to buying process
  • Strong communication, organization, and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Retail math skills



  • 1 year equivalent experience preferred


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in retail Industry



  • B.S Degree in Retail Merchandising, Marketing & Business


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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