Jr. Retail Merchandiser, Menswear CK Full Price

Amsterdam, Netherlands
06 Apr 2022
15 Jun 2022
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 and TOMMY HILFIGER brands. 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 Calvin Klein

Calvin Kleinis a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and powered by bold, progressive ideals. TheCalvin Kleinbrands -CK Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein,Calvin Klein Jeans,Calvin Klein UnderwearandCalvin Klein Performance- provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. TheCalvin Kleinbrands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions. Global retail sales of products sold under theCalvin Kleinbrands were approximately $9.4 billion in Full Price Retail CK Merchandising Manager 2019.

The tiered-brand strategy was established forCalvin Kleinto provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of theCalvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe thatCalvin Kleinis well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the world's favorite brand. With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success

The Team
The European Central Retail Merchandising Team supports the Local Markets in seasonal planning, Collection assortment building and product alignment. Its role is to support, guide and coordinate the PVH Full Price Retail business to create the Brands vision in Stores as well as to connect all regional markets and Teams with HQ and secure Global and European strategies and intiatives are presented and rolled out across Europe. Working with Collection Merchandising to foster a Retail culture, the Team makes sure the needs of the markets are heard to drive sales and create an inspirational shopping experience. The team environment is dynamic, open and respectful.

The Position
The CK Junior Retail Merchandiser will report into the CK Senior Retail Merchandiser and will be responsible to drive Brand-right and Business-right assortments across European Full Price Retail Stores for a specific area of the business. We are looking for someone who puts emphasis on the details and can turn information into insights, has an eye for product and the curiosity to learn new systems. The ability to develop key cross-functional relationships is critical to accomplishing team goals. This role requires you to keep up-to-date on timelines, processes and multiple tasks simultaneously.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Play a key role in the assigned area of the business, take ownership and proud of product, processes, relationships and results
  • With the support of the Senior Merchandiser, be responsible for the day-by-day management for each of the area of responsibility and accountable for the accuracy of the assortment and line maintenance from a Retail Merchandising perspective
  • Hands-on approach from following up with prompt and relevant feedback during Collection development, to market preparation, execution and post-market reconciliation, sales analysis and feedback gathering
  • Actively participate to the creation of aligned assortments in collaboration with the Senior Merchandiser, the market Buyers and in partnership with Ecom
  • Create and distribute reports/presentations related to sales performance and perform market research analyses (e.g. competitor landscape)
  • Support the Senior Retail Merchandiser and the Omnichannel Team with preparing for and conducting key meetings (e.g. Omnichannel Assortment Validation Meeting) and regular deliverables (e.g. Monthly Business Overview, Buy Recaps, Hindsights and Strategy Desks, PVH Play, Sustainability Reports, etc..)
  • Manage general administrative activities and handle ad-hoc requests In a timely and accurate manner
  • Follow up and support on order management process in cooperation with Channel Operations and Order Fulfillment
  • Work with Planning and Division to set up the retail line list and buy the file and ensure the accurateness of the data
  • Develop strong & collaborative relationships with Markets, Ecom and Collection Merchandising peers.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Previous minimum 3-4 years experience in a relevant role within the Industry
  • Excellent communication skills, command of the English language (written & spoken)
  • Able to work on own initiative and be pro-active, yet respecting roles and processes
  • Accurate, love for details and neat presentation
  • Team player, can-do mentality, willing to learn, embrace change
  • Hard-worker, flexible, multitasking, solution-oriented, ability to prioritize
  • Command of MS office, Adobe Creative Suite, other Retail specific software a plus
  • Enthusiast and willing to take on as CK Brand Ambassador.

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

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.

COVID-19and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact ofCOVID-19, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. As a result, your recruiting processmay be conducted remotely, primarilyvia phone and video calls. Once you're onboard, you'll join in our Work Smart hybrid way of working, which is focused on connection, collaboration and community, with our dynamic offices and workspaces there to facilitate teamwork and innovation.

In your initial call, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the full details of our Work Smart hybrid working policy, as well as any adapted measures that may be in place based on current government guidelines.