Beauty

Fulltime
03-02-2018
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Digital Sr/Merchant (Beauty)

**Merchant & Sr. Merchant levels (Omnichannel & Vertical Retail)**

Client Overview: 

Our client is an iconic, global fashion brand (vertical retailer) who also has a robust fragrance and body care business. They are the pioneers of something most women use everyday. 

Position Overview:

In this role, you would be responsible for the merchandising strategies and identifying growth opportunities to increase sales specific to the BEAUTY business (i.e. Fragrances, Mist, Body Care, Bath). Ideal candidates should have prior Beauty experience! 

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

  • 1-3 years' for Asst Merch; 5-8 years’ for Sr. Merch 

  • 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