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Footwear Merchandiser

Job title: Footwear Merchandiser
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 425889
Contact name: Nora Gillern
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is a well-known luxury designer brand that is looking for a new Footwear Merchandiser for Men's and Women's Shoes.

How you will Contribute?

Buy

-Review OTB with Retail Merchandiser Director
-Define and present assortment and buying strategy
-Work with VM to define display strategy
-Detailed order review: ensuring coherence and respect of core offer and buying strategy, analysis of buys studying past sales and current buy mix vs. sales mix to identify any risks and growth potential
-Develop content for and present buy debrief to the Retail Merchandiser Director

Launches

-Define Footwear launch calendar and strategies
-Lead cross departmental and regional meetings with Product Merchandising, -Sales & Demand Planning, VM, Retail, and Communications

Analysis and Market Knowledge

-Analyze sales performance to recap to Retail Merchandising Director
-Benchmark and recap product feedback

Training

-Lead dedicated trainings for Men’s & Women’s Shoes to reinforce product -knowledge of key priorities in partnership with RPM and Product Merchandising

Forecasting

-Review monthly reorder needs, defining product range and quantities

Stock Optimization

-Challenge network on sell-through and stock re-balancing
-Identify opportunities for regional and local stock transfers
-Challenge the supply chain teams to ensure there are sufficient quantities of permanent product for your category in network of stores

Markdown Process

-Support the Retail Merchandising Director in reviewing Markdown and RTV lists for Men’s & Women’s Shoes


Who you are?

-Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
-Experience with luxury shoe merchandising required
-5+ years of merchandising experience
-Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
-Sound knowledge of the current market and consumer trends.
-Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills.
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