Trainee Wholesale (m/f/x) Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein

Düsseldorf, Germany
28 Jul 2022
17 Sep 2022
Full Time
PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. Our brand portfolio includes the iconicCALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner's, OlgaandGeoffrey Beenebrands, as well as the digital-centricTrue&Co.intimates brand. 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.

One of PVH's greatest strengths is our people, and our collective desire to create an inclusive workplace environment where every individual is valued and every voice is heard. Our culture is grounded in our company's values and we are cultivating an environment of inclusion, belonging and equity for all to build a better workplace, drive innovation in the marketplace and create positive impacts in our communities. We strive to be an employer of choice to drive fashion forward - for good.

The head office for the DACH and EEC markets which include 13 countries with more than 2600 employees is located in Duesseldorf and home to around 500 employees.

Our Wholesale traineeship enables you to steer your career in a direction that suits your talent and passion. The 12 month program allows you to discover yourself through a wide selection of professional- and personal skills- trainings. The position provides the opportunity to learn the sales business from ground up, working side by side with the Key Account- and Area Sales Manager. Your place of residence should ideally be Düsseldorf or the surrounding area.

A day in the life of a Trainee Wholesale (m/f/x) Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein:
  • You will support with the creation of assortments for customers and market needs
  • You will help analyzing customers performance to detect additional business opportunities
  • You will analyze bestsellers to recommend direct sale potentials
  • You will take part at strategy meetings with customers in order to evolve a partner strategy, tap their full potential and ensure a holistic sell in and sell out performance
  • You will strongly communicate and interact closely with the Customers (new and existing) as well as internal stakeholders
  • You will get to know different departments that work closely together with our sales departments like Marketing, Visual Merchandising and Controlling

What do we need from you? You have:
  • A University degree, post-secondary education or post graduate diploma in business economics, fashion or related fields
  • First work experience in retail, sales or related fields would be a plus
  • Insights and interest in the fashion industry, i.e. market trends and consumer behavior
  • A hands-on mentality and a solution-oriented interaction with partners and customers
  • The ability to work with a variety of different stakeholders and a high degree of team spirit
  • Very good MS-Office knowledge (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • A good command of written and spoken German and English

What you can expect from us:
  • The possibility to work from our beautiful head office which is located at the famous Medienhafen in the heart of Duesseldorf
  • A hybrid smart work program that empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule
  • We foster a culture of development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH university
  • Multiple employee benefits such as employee discounts, mobility offers, internal sports classes and other well-being initiatives
  • During covid-19 crisis the health and safety remains a top priority for PVH. We have issued guidelines and implemented measures for a healthy work environment that we carefully monitor and adapt

PVH is 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.

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