Junior Digital Buyer&Merchandiser - FARFETCH

Location
IT Turati
Posted
19 Jan 2022
Closes
09 Feb 2022
Ref
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Hours
Full Time
New Guards Group is the home to 9 international luxury brands: Marcelo Burlon County of Milan, Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh, Palm Angels, Unravel Project, Heron Preston, Alanui, Kirin Peggy Gou, Opening Ceremony and Ambush. We work with the understanding that fashion and luxury can be different: community-based, quality-driven, collaborative, truly global and quick. Our brands and products stem from creative and managerial innovation and the philosophy of Made in Italy. We're redefining the way luxury is conceived, communicated and shared. Where others see limits, we see goals.

TURATI

Our new office in Via Turati is a strategic hub, and home to all of the NGG staff functions. Turati is where the behind the scenes driving force of NGG is brought to life; this is harmonized with the archive exhibits of brand collaborations found throughout the office

THE ROLE

The position is part of the Digital Buying and Merchandising Team and reports to the Digital Buyer and Merchandiser. The main mission of the role is to execute buying strategy and ensure adequate supply to achieve business goal, driving performance and contributing to growth.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Assists on sales reports on weekly, monthly, seasonal basis for all product categories (Stock Levels, Net Sales, Sell Through and E-Merchandising KPIs). Follow-up on merchandise transfers and reorders, proposing actions in order to achieve agreed targets
    • Supports planning and executing all buying activities for NGG brands (website and marketplace) for all products categories
    • Supports buying preparation with in depth quantitative/qualitative analysis and assists in defining quantities per sku/category/sub- category determining order quantification for seasonal buying
    • Assists in managing inventory, monitors product delivery and stock allocation to ensure an appropriate mix and stock level are maintained
    • Analyzes and oversee selling trends and support in developing proper strategies and
    • actions
    • On-site visual merchandising strategy optimization, definition and development of Collection Launches, Home Page and Newsletter planning management, optimize e-marketing campaigns, taxonomy and on-site search improvement
    • Monitors style publication and e-merchandising on Farfetch.com with proactive actions to reach business target
    • Analyzes the performance of the collections, support the definition of merchandising grids and development of the new collection based on the needs of the market, the trends, and the strategic vision of the brands
    • Develop Benchmarking Analysis: competitors, positioning and market trends. Qualitative and quantitative sales feedback by actively monitoring market trends in order to identify product opportunities and participate in making recommendations


WHO YOU ARE

    • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Administration or similar, a Master's is a plus
    • 1+ years of working experience in a similar role preferably in a luxury fashion brand
    • Preferably experience with all the product categories
    • Fashion product sensitivity and comprehension of the industry
    • (fashion/luxury and digital)
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Proactive attitude, problem solving skills, time management skills, precise and punctual
    • Knowledge of Microsoft package (Excel and PPT)
    • Fluent in English written and spoken, this will be assessed in the interview process


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Great compensation package (in consideration of your professional experience)
    • Lunch tickets
    • Discounts on all NGG brands and partners including FARFETCH and Browns
    • Be part of a young, dynamic and creative company with over 40 different nationalities
    • Brand new headquarters located in the centre of Milan


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • New Guards Group is committed to being an inclusive workplace where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, colour, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.


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