Marketplace Manager - Temporary replacement

Paris, France
05 Nov 2022
04 Dec 2022
Full Time
Maison Margiela is a Paris-based fashion house founded in 1988 by Belgian designer Martin Margiela. Celebrating unconventional aesthetics and embracing the philosophy that fashion is an art of expression rather than a cult of personality, Maison Margiela offers haute couture, ready-to-wear for women and men, contemporary line MM6, footwear, interior design, and accessories, including leather goods, fine jewelry and fragrance.
John Galliano was named Creative Director of the house in 2014, bringing his sense of spectacle and creative mastery to the unique ethos of Maison Margiela. Whilst developing his own vision for the house, John Galliano has entirely respected the Martin Margiela state of mind, creating a fascinating organic process.
In 2002, the French house became part of OTB. Along with sister brands of the group, Maison Margiela continues pushing the boundaries of modern fashion while preserving its distinctive identity and heritage.

The Marketplace Manager will be responsible for implementing Maison Margiela's 2023 business strategy for the marketplace channel.
It includes the management various topics, such as merchandising & buying, operations and new projects management for the marketplace channel.
The Manager will be working closely alongside Maison Margiela's marketplace partners, Group's collaborators but also with many teams internal to the company, whether at HQ level or in our regional branches.
She/he will report to the E-Business director and manage directly a Junior Marketplace Specialist.

We are looking for someone who will need strong analytical skills and business sensibility to lead the various tasks linked to the role :

• Provide reports on various topics - from product performance to operational excellence.

Merchandising & Buying
• Manage brand buying sessions for the marketplace channel, work hand the regional teams to ensure consistency;
• Manage carry-over replenishment process to ensure optimal coverage on bestselling styles;
• Through the season, work alongside our partners' commercial teams to seize product related opportunities.

• Guarantee operational excellence by ensuring seamless logistics flows from our warehouses;
• Closely follow-up on catalogue management to ensure consistent lifecycle of our collections on partners' platforms: from launch to markdown.

Project management
• Manage relationships with external partners;
• Manage all deadlines related to upcoming new marketplace partnerships;
• Develop time and action calendars with processes and procedures to ensure actions are successfully completed.

The profile should have a minimum of 4 years's experience in a similar position, preferably in the fashion industry.
Multitasking abilities and project management skills are must-have qualities.

The person should be solution driven, strong team player with good communication skills and capacity to collaborate with various departments.

English mandatory. Another language will be a plus.

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