Beauty

Fulltime
03-02-2018
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Job# 27754 BH# 345413
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eCommerce Sr. Merchant (Vertical Beauty)

NOTE: Ideal candidates will have prior experience in Beauty + Vertical Retail + eComm. Open to qualified talent outside of NYC - relo package provided.

Client Overview: 

Our client is an iconic, global vertical retailer known for their Intimates, Apparel, and Beauty. They have over 1000 brick and mortar stores across North America alone with a successful eComm business as well. 

Position Overview:

In this role, you would be responsible for beauty merchandising strategies and identifying growth opportunities to increase sales specific to the beauty business (i.e. Fragrances, Mist, Body Care, Bath).

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement merchandising strategies aligned with annual & seasonal business plans to drive sales/profits

  • Assort for seasonal Fashion & Novelty items

  • Monitor and evaluate sales and identify opportunities to increase sales, margins, inventory and decrease markdowns

  • Present whitespace opportunities and challenges for in-season business and future line planning

  • Anticipate upcoming beauty, fashion, looks and hero products

  • Understand the target customer, brand, competition,and trends

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Planning, Allocation, Design, Pre-Production, Production/Sourcing, Marketing

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 7-10 years' relevant vertical merchandising experience 

  • MUST HAVE prior experience w/ Beauty + Vertical Retail (omnichannel preferred)

  • Detail and process oriented; collaborative; flexible; solution finder

  • Works well under pressure and in a very fast paced environment

  • Forward-thinking mindset to anticipate the ever-changing BEAUTY trends