Retail Merchandiser - Womanswear CK Full Price

Recruiter
PVH
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted
05 Oct 2022
Closes
01 Jan 2023
Ref
PVH1USR33824WDINTERNALENGLOBALEXTERNAL
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is the growth platform for Calvin Klein and TOMMY HILFIGER. Through driving brand strength and relevance, we are connecting our global, iconic brands closer to where the consumer is going than ever before, today and with future generations. Guided by our values and enabled by our scale and global reach, we are driving fashion forward for good, as one team with one vision and one plan. That's the Power of Us, that's the Power of PVH+.

About Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is one of the world's leading global fashion lifestyle brands with a history of bold, non-conformist ideals that inform everything we do. Founded in New York in 1968, the brand's minimalist and sensual aesthetic drives our approach to product design and communication, creating a canvas that offers the possibility of limitless self-expression. The Calvin Klein brands - CK Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, Calvin Klein Underwear, and Calvin Klein Performance - are connected by the intention and purpose of elevating everyday essentials to globally iconic status. Each of the brands has a distinct identity and position in the retail landscape, providing us the opportunity to market a range of universally appealing products to domestic and international consumers with a variety of needs. Our products are underpinned by responsible design, high-quality construction, and the elimination of all unnecessary details. We strive for unique and dimensional pieces that continuously wear well and remain relevant season after season. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products were approximately $8.5 billion in 2021.

Calvin Klein continues to solidify its position as an innovator of emerging digital platforms and modern marketing campaigns. PVH acquired Calvin Klein in 2003 and continues to oversee a focused approach to growing the brand's worldwide relevance, presence, and long term growth.

The Team
The European Central Retail Merchandising Team supports the Local Markets in seasonal planning, Collection assortment building and product alignment. The teams 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 initiatives are rolled out across Europe. Working with Collection Merchandising to foster a Retail culture, the Team makes sure the needs of the markets are heard in order to drive sales and create an inspirational brand & shopping experience.

The Position

The Calvin Klein Full Price O&O Retail team is seeking a highly motivated Merchandiser to join the team at the HQ in Amsterdam.

As Retail Merchandiser, you will be responsible for overseeing the buying and merchandising of the Womenswear business, collaborating & coordinating with the local buying teams across Europe to optimize performance while following the fashion direction of the CK brand.

The Retail Merchandiser is a cross functional partner to European teams & HQ stakeholders, with the aim of aligning the overall PVH RETAIL strategy.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Drive the creation of aligned CK Womenswear Retail assortments collaborating with market Buyers and in partnership with Ecommerce team to foster an aligned DTC strategy.
  • Be the voice for O&O retail and give relevant feedback when collaborating with Collection Merchandising team & Style department during collection development.
  • Develop and execute strategies utilizing knowledge based on analysis of business, product sales performance, store KPIs and market research.
  • Foster strong internal relationships with cross-functional partners including visual merchandising & store design, marketing, retail operations and planning.
  • Acts as expert on competition and industry trends.


The Ideal Candidate:
  • Previous minimum 3-4 years experience in a relevant role within the Industry
  • 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

  • Work Smart Program: hybrid work, flex hours, work from anywhere 4 weeks a year, home office allowance and meeting free Fridays
  • One of a kind Campus: state-of-the-art collaboration spaces, restaurant with premium buffet, takeaway deli, barista coffee bars, skybar and rooftop garden
  • Health & Well-being: People's Place gym, sports clubs, nutritional coaching, meditation studio, headspace subscription, rooftop yoga and mental health days
  • Social events: Thursday socials, pub quizzes, annual themed events, sample sales and market launches
  • PVH University: learning and development programs to leverage your professional and personal goals
  • How we support you: onsite parking, bike garages, commuting allowances, Employee Assistance Programs, pension schemes and discount on our brands Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein to name a few!


Our Talent Acquisition will share our full benefits overview at the offer stage.

PVH Europe and our brands, 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.

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