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Assistant Merchant, Jewelry

Tory Burch
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
21 Jan 2022

Job Details


The Assistant Merchant, Jewelry will provide support to the Jewelry Merchandising team and is responsible for the systems management and all sample coordination. This role will support and assist the Associate Merchant on day-to-day tasks.


  • Own systems and ensure data entry and integrity across all platforms including product attributes, sample orders, and offline assortment tools.
  • Manage sample support during each milestone and partner closely with product development and closet teams on sample coordination and tracking.
  • Act as a point of contact with cross-functional teams (Design, Product Development, and Production) for sample tracking, product details, and requests for information
  • Support weekly sales analysis & creation of seasonal lineplans
  • Manage competitive decks, runway recaps, and have a firm understanding of the market through online and in store market research
  • Provide general assistance and support to merchandising team as needed.
  • Maintain working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, PDM/PLM.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related area preferred
  • Previous internships/experience in merchandising/buying within a retail/wholesale environment a plus
  • Keen interest in fashion and knowledge of competitive landscape a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Polished and professional
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment and be flexible when necessary
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Excellent organization and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Adaptable - Change before you have to
    • Changes course easily - Knows when to be patient and when to push - Works well in the gray - Shows grace under pressure - Owns mistakes and learns from them - Balances multiple priorities
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit - Own it
    • Takes initiative, doesn't wait for direction - Builds for the future - Takes personal ownership and accountability - Is resourceful in getting things done
  • Collaborative - No "I" in Tory
    • Is self-aware and open-minded - Integrates the perspectives of others - Is direct but respectful - Communicates cross functionally - Knows when to get people involved and when to make a decision - Takes an inclusive approach
  • Client & Brand Focus - Put yourself in Tory's shoes
    • Passionate about the brand and the work - Creates a transformational client experience - Makes decisions in the best interest of the company and our customers - Focuses on internal and external customers
  • Live the Values - Being "Buddy"
    • Keeps the "Buddy Values" alive (Kindness, humility, warmth, honesty, loyalty, compassion, integrity, and passion) - It's not just what you do, but how you do it - Contributes to a positive and productive environment
  • Functional Expertise - Know Your Stuff
    • Has the skills necessary to perform the job - Keeps current on trends, skills, and practices - Puts learning into practice

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact .


Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand that embodies the personal style and sensibility of its Chairman, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Tory Burch. Launched in February 2004, the collection includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home and beauty. There are more than 200 Tory Burch boutiques across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia, and the brand is available at over 3,000 department and specialty stores worldwide and In 2015, the Company introduced Tory Sport, a performance activewear collection that celebrates the elegance of sport. Inspired by the grace and strength of athletes. Tory Sport balances high-tech fabrics with classic design.

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