Junior Merchandiser Shoes & Leather Accessories

Location
Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Posted
08 Nov 2022
Closes
09 Jan 2023
Ref
211185919
Function
Marketing
Hours
Full Time
BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB
With reference to Shoes & Leather Accessories category, the candidate will support the Corporate Merchandising Manager Shoes & LA ensuring that the relevant collection portfolio is developed in line with the Brand Strategy/positioning, fulfilling customer and Market requirements and meeting profitability goals while liaising with Design Studio and other Functions within the Brand organization.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting & Analysis
  • Develop a clear understanding of competitors' strategies, brand positioning and pricing.
  • Collect and analyze strategic trends and key market information in order to identify and maximize future sales opportunities.
  • Carry out the analysis of business performance and stock levels across Regions.
Collection structure and Guardaroba definition
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Merchandising Manager Shoes & LA on the definition of the collection brief that defines the qualitative and quantitative aspects of the collection (prices, function of use, trends).
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Merchandising Manager Shoes & LA to define the seasonal "Guardaroba" (core offer) liaising with Design Studio, Product Development team to ensure consistency throughout the different lines as well as a proper response to commercial needs.
Collection presentation and Sales Campaign
    • Organize together with Product Development and Design Studio the seasonal product briefing to Markets and Sales.
    • Actively participate in the Product Briefing session during the Collection Presentation.
    • Support Markets during buying campaign providing all necessary information regarding collection structure and core offer proposal.
CONTACTS AND RELATIONS
Merchandising Team, Product Development functions, Design Studio, Markets

BACKGROUND AND PRINCIPAL SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION
• Product sensitivity
• Solid analytical skills
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Good Relational Skills
• International Background
• Strong personal interest for the luxury business
• Excellent knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PP
• At least 1 year in Merchandising or similar role (in fashion or luxury industry) is mandatory
• Fluent in Italian and English

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