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Sr. Merchandiser, Women's

Job title: Sr. Merchandiser, Women's
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Gardena
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: 125000
Reference: 466034
Contact name: Jaclyn Mateo

Job description

Sr. Merchandiser, Women's

Execute, plan and manage the product assortment and business strategy for the Women’s department in alignment with the company’s goals.

THE ROLE (what you are accountable for)
  • Drive seasonal go-to-market process from line plan creation to sales.
  • Build the right brand/product assortment that will drive and exceed sales and gross margin goals.
  • Implement new product strategies and key items to drive women’s sales.
  • Collaborate with cross functional partners to ensure all product strategies are carried out, executed against, and key financial targets are being achieved.
  • Understand the market drivers and brand positionining in order to succesfully react to the business.
  • Be on top of trends and opportunities in order to chase into the various needs of the business.
  • Create assortment plans that clearly outline product, cost, and retail needs to support the global women’s business and acheive the quarterly sales budget.
  • Articulate results and strategy at weekly business meetings, seasonal milestones, and investment meetings.
  • Work closely with planning to manage inventory in accordance with OTB.
  • Lead a develope a team of merchants with the end goal of owning the product categories and managing from start to finish.
  • Ensure all product meets or exceeds our cost targets in order to exceed our gross margin goals.
  • Manage monthly markdowns to ensure inventory levels are hitting our targests and product sell throughs are achieved.
  • Create, manage, and execute key item programs to drive top line sales across categories.
  • Chase product domestically and overseas every month to ensure trends are covered and key product classes are represented.
  • Oversee receipt reconciliation and all deliveries.
  • Work closely with the marketing and ecommerce teams to ensure all product collections are launched properly and have adequate support around them in order to achieve the sales goals.
  • A motivated and confident individual that readily takes on responsibility. 
  • Able to identify challenges and opportunities, provide solutions, and see things through to the end.
  • A consummate collaborator who knows how to influence and achieve win-win results.
  • A clear and direct communicator, while being respectful and positive.
  • A business hawk who is able to focus on both brand and the finances at the same time.

  • 2+ years managing a small team
  • 6+ years of experience in a merchandising role
  • Retail math knowledge
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • Strong organizational / project management/time management skills along with excellent oral and written communication ability

  • Women’s apparel
  • Denim
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