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Merchandising and Product Development Manager

Job title: Merchandising and Product Development Manager
Contract type: Full-time
Location: West New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $115,00 - $130,00 DOE
Reference: 447391
Contact name: Jodi LaBow

Job description

Advanced contemporary shapewear and clothing brand seeks a Merchandising and Product Development Manager to join their team.
5 days a week in office


Merchandising and design/PD experience needed. This role is a blended role of many talents and skill sets. Background in merchandising is a must, product development a must and design is nice to have. This role is an entrepreneurial business-driving role. Anticipate needs and drive business growth. Cross-functional partners are the wholesale sales team and the DTC buying team. This role reports directly to the Creative Director.

  • Build and execute growth strategies for:
  • Wholesale specials full-price business
  • Off-price specials business
  • Full-price influencer programs
  • Full-price specials capsules
  • All of the above for women’s and children’s businesses (men’s)
  • All special projects and businesses
  • Build a team and manage a PD/merch associate.
  • Responsible for all programs listed:
  • Design/inspiration strategies
  • Road maps
  • Specials trackers
  • Sample tracking and development
  • Working with the factories to create the product
  • Time and action calendars
  • Work directly with mills and factories
  • Costing
  • MSRP setting
  • IMU strategy, approval, and execution
  • Timely delivery
  • Informing all cross-functional partners
  • This is an independent team (no design support given unless approved by manager)
  • Line sheet creation
  • CADD creation (in Illustrator)
  • Movex set up (nu order if needed)
  • PLM set up
  • Grow the business
  • Be able to speak to your process and growth strategies
  • Able to communicate with line sheets and PowerPoint presentations
  • Clear and precise communication with overseas partners to achieve your goals
  • Be able to speak to growth in percentages and how it relates to YOY

  • Required: 7-10 years of experience
  • Managing experience needed
  • Expert in: Excel
  • Knowledge of PLM, movex/nuorder, or other selling tool system
  • Ability to conduct and execute in Illustrator.
  • Experience in retail math and merchandising
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