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BBG Ventures

Associate Inventory Planner



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Zola is seeking a high-energy, analytical and motivated Associate Inventory Planner. This role will report into the Head of Strategic Finance & Planning and will partner closely with the merchandising, operations, and finance teams to optimize inventory availability and replenishment. This role is based in NYC, with 2 days a week in office (Tuesdays and Thursdays).


  • Manage inventory supply across 500+ dropship and owned vendors, including supervising a small offshore team
  • Responsible for inventory replenishment; track inventory receipts to optimize assortment and minimize backorders. Propose inventory buys and manage to inventory turns and WOS goals
  • Proactively initiate communications to resolve assortment issues and develop productive working relationships with external vendors
  • Build strong cross functional partnerships with operations, customer success and accounting teams to optimize vendor and customer experience
  • Proactively drive process and workflow improvements
  • Perform ad hoc analysis on business trends and partner with merchandising team to identify business opportunities, risks and propose recommendations
  • Opportunity to expand into assortment and merchandise planning responsibilities over time


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years in an analytical role including experience in inventory allocation, merchandise planning and/or supply chain. Experience working in e-commerce a plus.
  • Proficiency in Excel required, proficiency in Looker and/or SQL a plus
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to analyze, conceptualize and make data-driven decisions
  • Highly effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • Team player and collaborator

The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $70,000.


We're Zola, the wedding company that will do anything for love. We're reinventing the wedding planning and registry experience to make the happiest moment in our couples’ lives even happier. From engagement to wedding and decorating your first home, Zola is there, combining compassionate customer service with modern tools and technology… all in the service of love.

We built our entire platform from the ground-up in 2013, and quickly became the fastest-growing wedding company in the country. Our team has deep experience creating award-winning online and mobile products that are helpful, intuitive, and simply magical. We’re proud to have investor partners including Female Founders Fund, Comcast Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Canvas Ventures, Thrive Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners, among others.

We are passionate about supporting all forms of love, and we’re proud of our thriving community of over 1 million couples. We strive to hire a team that is as beautifully diverse as the couples getting married today, and we encourage individuals from every race, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, marital status, religion and perspective to apply. Zola will always be a place where every employee, couple, wedding guest, wedding vendor, and partner will be respected and accepted and valued.

Our headquarters are in NYC, and we have an office in Montreal. Come work with us!