Market Merchandiser

Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 Sep 2021
19 Sep 2021
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world.

We power brands that drive fashion forward - for good.

Our brand portfolio includes the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner's, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric intimates brand. True&Co. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That's the Power of PVH.

About Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 16,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than1,400 retail storesthroughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of theTommy Hilfigerbrand were $9.2 billionin 2019

Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a brand portfolio that includesTOMMY HILFIGERandTOMMY JEANS.

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's most recognized premium designer lifestyle groups and is recognized for celebrating the essence of "classic American cool" style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.

Its focus is designing and marketing high-quality men's tailored clothing and sportswear, women's collection apparel and sportswear, kidswear, denim collections, underwear (including robes, sleepwear and loungewear), footwear and accessories. Through select licensees, Tommy Hilfiger offers complementary lifestyle products such as eyewear, watches, fragrance, swimwear, socks, small leather goods, home goods and luggage.

The Team
The Market Merchandising team for Footwear & Accessories is a key business partner working with all labels & countries worldwide. Based in the Amsterdam European HQ, the team's purpose is the grow the distribution by implementation a segmentation strategy, briefing specific product needs, translating product stories into consumer story telling and training the sales team with a go-to-market strategy.

The Position

As a Market Merchandiser, you will be overseeing the Accessories for both label: Tommy Hilfiger and Tommy Jeans. You will work closely with a Senior Manager in the team, and the sales teams WW, as well as a wide range of teams: product development, design, sales,

Scope: EMEA = IM

Key Responsibilities:

Markets Management (50%)

Gain understanding of the Market trends (Product and consumer trends) and performance by actively collecting and combining information & insights in order to brief the product team

Built network & relationship with KA

Become an expert on the market and the consumer

Translate market demand and trends information to the divisional team - market product feedback, special requests, sell through information

Analyze sales per door (account) and per product category. Continually identify and analyze opportunities and threats in each country/market.

Go-to-Market Strategy (30%)

Overseeing the Digital Assets Creations for the sell-in tools

Training sales teams 4 times a year. Collaborating with marketing, VM, retail and labels to provide the right support for consumer assortments, product stories & hero styles.

Monitor sell-in during sales seasons

Capsule Management (20%)

Be the key contacts to all stakeholders for capsules (ABO, BSR, Collabs). Responsible for PLM, and timelines. Provide on going support to internal teams (labels, planning, PD) and markets.

Ensure product strategies are being communicated to relevant markets and ensure launches are correctly supported

The Ideal Candidate:
  • 2-5 years of experience in product management and/or sales management within a Fashion brand
  • Graduated at a degree level or equivalent
  • Excellent computer skills (Power Point, excel)
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent Business English (both written and verbal), and outstanding presentation skills
  • Strong communication, negotiation & influence skills at management level
  • Travels requirement (20% n- once travels are allowed)

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Amonthly Covid home- office budget
  • Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule
  • Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office

Please include a motivational letter with your application. We would love to understand why this is THE role for you!

PVH Europe and ourbrands,TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.