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Store Inventory Specialist

Store Inventory Specialist 

“Joining the Purpose team is so much more than getting a job. It’s the opportunity to change lives globally through style and fashion and join a team of really amazing people that care about you and your growth, while making work really fun!”

– Christie Johnson, Owner, Purpose Boutique


Purpose is looking for a highly organized and flexible problem solver! An applicant that feels passionate and confident in seeing details, working with numbers, and delivering clear communication. This candidate should be eager to tackle projects with high energy; excited about systems and processes; and looking to grow with an ever-evolving company!  This candidate directly reports to our Store Manager and works closely with Stylists, Inventory Manager(s), and fellow Inventory Specialists.

Involvement in STORES: 

  • Customer Support
    • Assist stylists in ringing out customers

    • Assist stylists in helping put product back on the floor

    • Assist stylists in product prep (steaming, changing to wood hangers, put new clothes out)

    • Assist Store Manager in merchandising (after training completed)

    • Can grow into a Stylist role (based on skills/personality on the floor)

  • Event Support
    • Support in stores in the above tasks during Purpose events

    • Executes post-event merchandising plan  (overall re-organization/clean up on floor and in back spaces) 

  • Merchandising
    • Works with Inventory Manager/Store Manager to implement monthly/quarterly merchandising themes and store layout

    • Works with Inventory Manager/Store Manager for markdowns, donations, damages and re-pricing

    • Organizes backspace inventory, on-deck products, organizes inventory by category & style based on season 

    • Looks ahead to check inventory coming in a specific time-frame
    • Restocks product from the backspace to fill on floor

  • Store Team Meetings
    • Shares need-to-knows regarding inventory, new brands, product arrivals, etc.

    • Records stylist feedback on product

  • Production (when applicable)
    • Once styles arrive in transfers, inventory specialist manages process of:

      • Checking and counting quantities
      • Checking for damages 

Involvement in INVENTORY Department:

  • Online Sales
    • Processes order fulfillment for Facebook/Instagram Live using eCom
    • Frequently ships out additional online orders received on social media

  • Light Speed Expert
    • Knowledgeable of all back-end and front-end Light Speed functions (training provided)

  • Store Audits
    • Completes monthly category audits and yearly store audits
    • Receives communication from Inventory Manager on when audits are scheduled each month
    • Works with Inventory Manager to compile a shrinkage report for each store 
Job Type: Part-time
Compensation: Hourly
Location: Tacoma, WA
Purpose Boutique  is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran’s status, or any factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.