Assistant Merchant, Footwear

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
08 Oct 2021
Closes
08 Nov 2021
Ref
R0009167
JOB SUMMARY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Overview:

The Assistant Merchant, Footwear will provide support to the Footwear 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.

Responsibilities:
  • Own systems and ensure data entry and integrity across all platforms including product attributes, sample orders, and offline assortment tools.
  • Manage and maintain Merchandising team calendar for key milestones and weekly/monthly deliverables.
  • 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, Production, and Marketing) for sample tracking, product details, and requests for information.
  • Support weekly sales analysis & creation of seasonal line plans
  • 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.

Qualifications:
  • 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


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 talent@toryburch.com .

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