Market Merchandiser

Amsterdam, Netherlands
10 Jun 2022
13 Aug 2022
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brandsthat drive fashion forward - for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconicCALVIN KLEINandTOMMYHILFIGERbrands.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 HILFIGERis one of the world's most recognized premium lifestyle brands, uplifting and inspiring consumers since 1985. The brand creates iconic style, which comes alive at the intersection of the classic and the new, co-created with people who are shaping culture around the world.TOMMY HILFIGERcelebrates the essence of classic American style with a modern twist. Tommy Hilfiger offers premium, quality and value to consumers worldwide under theTOMMY HILFIGERandTOMMY JEANSlifestyles, with a breadth of collections including men's, women's and kids' sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. Tommy Hilfiger has an unwavering commitment to sustainability and inclusivity.

Global retail sales ofTOMMY HILFIGERproducts were approximately $9.3 billion in 2021 and the brand is powered by more than 16,000 associates worldwide - present in 100 countries and more than 2,000 retail stores, including its largest global flagship store acquired Tommy Hilfiger in 2010 and continues to oversee a focused approach to growing the brand's worldwide relevance, presence, and long term growth.

The Team
The Tommy Jeans division is one of the main business drivers within Tommy Hilfiger Europe. Based in the Amsterdam European HQ, the team is split into sub teams: Design, Production, Sourcing & Development, Buying & Planning and Merchandising & Sales

These teams work together in an informal setting to create superbly styled and high-end quality products for the Global consumer base. Tommy Jeans presents 4 collections per year (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) as well as an active Collaboration and Capsules calendar through the year.

The Position
The Market Merchandiser is one of the primary contacts for the communication with the Tommy Jeans Global DTC Channels and WHSL markets, related to product and sales queries, and responsible for facilitating market needs by being the link between functions and divisions. Focussed on delivering market excellence via cross function collaboration, assortment planning and presentation are key aspects of the role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate communication between Divisional Merchandising, DTC Channels and Global Markets, by actively collecting, filtering, and distributing relevant information (e.g. sell out, forecast, sales materials)
  • Gain in depth understanding of Markets, key accounts, and distribution by pursuing market research and report on important findings to relevant departments including buy analysis after campaign closure
  • Sense checking and facilitating market needs (e.g. sampling, price and product requests, etc)
  • Establish a close working relationship with the regional sales, buying and merchandising teams, scheduling and driving regular fortnightly calls to understand sales performances in market and highlight challenges to be urgently dealt with (stock level, sell through performance, product quality issues, etc)
  • Use distribution insights to support segmentation and assortment building
  • Collecting, filtering and summarizing country requests for the range plan input (including price structure) and building relationship with the markets to explore Additional Business Opportunities (ABOs).
  • Participate in cross divisional projects related to the strategic impact and provide inputs for key presentations
  • Oversee the organization and logistics on market related meetings
  • Follow the sales campaign closely (presence at key appointments in show room) and provide on time feedback to merchandising on key learnings
  • Present seasonal collections to Global Markets at TTT milestone, ahead of seasonal Market Launch
  • Follow up with markets after Key meetings (DCR/MCR, PROTO and TTT) to distribute documents and collect/consolidate feedbacks
  • Creating the market launch activity calendar liaising with the Event Team, and communicate latest market calendar with key dates (ML, KA deadline, order closure, etc) to all relevant stakeholders (market and merchandising side)
  • Partner with Marketing and C2C Teams to contribute to the successful delivery of a 360 GTM strategy
  • Manage organisation of key meetings (invite sending, room set up for VC / presenting props, send out prep material where applicable, etc) coordinating with all involved parties
  • Responsible for reporting and direct manage country communication for replenishment, ABO capsules, and injections for Markets, ensuring that information is filtered and distributed to relevant parties (markets, B&P, product merchandising)

The Ideal Candidate:
  • BA degree
  • 3 years + work experience in fashion retail or sales environment
  • Excellent organizational, communication and negotiating skills necessary
  • Strong presentation skills
  • High level of creative and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset
  • Proven Project management skills
  • Team player mindset, embraces team mentality and collaboration as main key to success
  • Excellent MS Excel (reporting and handling big data amount, executing pivots and other analysis), Word and Power Point
  • Ability to handle pressure while working on multiple tasks under tight deadlines by providing high quality work results
  • Fluent in English
  • Available to travel Globally

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-19 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

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.

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.