Director of Merchandising

Recruiter
Lunya
Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
13 Sep 2021
Closes
13 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Director of Merchandising will lead the product strategy and buying for all products across all channels of distribution for Lunya & Lahgo. You will collaborate with our many cross functional teams to develop compelling strategies to support our growth across all channels and build an outstanding and innovative assortment.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with design, marketing, and production on a product strategy and line plans to deliver a product that is both commercially viable, innovative and on brand
  • Serve as the leader of the Cross-Functional Team, aligning all partners towards a common goal and clear product vision.  Manage the process of executing product from conception to commercialization.
  • Create seasonal business strategies and assortments by channel that meet financial goals and customer expectations
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the customer and identify opportunities for new product by following consumer behavior patterns, aspirations, and influences
  • Identify and incorporate relevant trends into the product offering in a brand-appropriate way
  • Responsible for product pricing, gross margin, and partnering with planning on seasonal buys to deliver profit
  • Partner with Planning on weekly, monthly, and qtrly business recapping and the monthly OTB to forecast sales and manage inventory
  • Partner with Marketing and Ecommerce to ensure assortment and marketing supports strategy and financial goals

Qualifications

  • 8 or more years of apparel merchandising experience with a vertical retailer. Functional apparel experience a plus
  • Experience growing businesses by developing merchandise plans with trend-right product for the customer across multiple categories and channels
  • A blend of creative merchandising skills and strong financial analysis skills
  • Experience building line plans, driving product assortments, and partnering with design to conceive product concepts that grow business
  • A track-record of building, aligning, and inspiring teams
  • Collaborative leadership style and diverse partnership abilities
  • High taste fashion
  • Experience working in a design-oriented, proprietary product business
  • An optimistic and enthusiastic relationship builder and hands-on leader
  • Understand the Lunya and Lahgo brand and it’s positioning in the market
  • Brings a purposeful and happy approach to work

In addition to base compensation, this role will also provide a discount on Lunya and Lahgo goods, 401k, medical insurance, and PTO in accordance with company policy. 

Who we are: At Lunya and Lahgo, we are reimagining meaningful rest from what they wear to the experiences they have. Our team is smart, creative, passionate, and entrepreneurial-minded, who meet the same superior standards we set for our products. We’re a young company so nothing is above or below you. Our company culture is special and unique – you’ll dig it, we promise. 

Interested? Send your resume, cover letter, and any portfolio to us at jobs@lunya.co