Category Specialist - FARFETCH

Location
IT Turati
Posted
04 Aug 2022
Closes
26 Oct 2022
Ref
7ecb7585-e9f8-4abd-88c6-2ac6b67d1405
Function
Technology
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
The Category Specialist will be part of the Product Department and will support the Category Manager to identify and execute a sport product line that hits corporate growth, margin and profit goals from concept to market.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Support in the analysis of the global market to identify opportunities, product innovations, emerging trends, materials, features and price points to successfully launch commercial & innovative product collections into the market at correct price points

Partner with Merchandising, Sales, Retail, Ecommerce and Marketing teams for each brand to effectively monitor the design, development, distribution and net margin goals of the global product line from concept to product launch into the market.

Support in building the merchandising plan and price positioning working within the product development and sales calendar to meet deadlines to ensure the timely execution of the product line.

Provide analysis and reporting as needed to support business analysis, meeting preparation, or day to day operations

· Proactively perform market research as well as internal analysis aimed at supporting the manager in providing strategic recommendations, aimed at ensuring that all development opportunities are activated in the right way

· Work closely with the Product Development team during internal prototype reviews and vendor visits.

· Maintain all product administration files and ensure prompt and accurate communication of all changes and updates to relevant departments and the sales team.

WHO YOU ARE

Degree in Marketing, Economics, Business, Merchandising, Fashion/Clothing Management or related field is preferable

At least 2 years of relevant experience as merchandising assistant or category assistant preferably in the fashion/luxury goods industry

Experience in the sports market

Windows, excel, powerpoint skills

Presentation skills

An interest or active participation in sports is appreciated

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