Collection Merchandising Specialist - FARFETCH

Location
IT Turati
Posted
27 Jun 2022
Closes
30 Sep 2022
Ref
06d18d30-fa0a-4147-96a8-1efcb6ad1354
Level
Manager
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 Merchandising Team and reports to the Collection Merchandiser Manager. The main mission of the role is to support the definition of the collection merchandising strategy for the Men's RTW category for the brands Palm Angels and Ambush

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Weekly monitoring of sales providing qualitative comments
    • Market and competitor's analysis in terms of product and pricing positioning in the different markets
    • Development of post sales campaign reports (such as: sell in by region/country and worldwide - by line, function, best sellers, etc.)
    • Ensure regular competitor analysis and market study.
    • Support in the pricing and markdown strategy making
    • Support in the preparation of merchandising brief to define the new collections' structure and requests that will be discussed with the Design team
    • Follow up with production to respect the delivery timings
    • Participation in the organization of the sales campaigns and production of all supporting materials and buying tools (such as: control of product styles codes, update of KPIs, photos and samples, catalogs and advertising, exit lists)
    • Development of training manuals and presentations with detailed product information on each collection for regional buyers


WHO YOU ARE

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience as merchandising assistant or buying assistant preferably in the fashion/luxury goods industry
    • Educational background preferably in business management or similar
    • Fluency in English
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Men's Rtw market knowledge and passion for product.
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ambition to exceed corporate goals and go the extra mile in the daily work
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Flexibility in supporting the team in many different activities with a positive and proactive attitude
    • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
    • Good knowledge of macOS


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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