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Senior Coordinator of Merchandising, Private Brands

Los Angeles, California
Closing date
22 Jun 2023

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Bloomingdale's makes fashion personal and fun, aspirational yet approachable. Our mission is to guide and inspire our customers to make style a source of creative energy in their lives. We will always strive to make Bloomingdale's like no other store in the world. Across all brand touchpoints-from to our newest small store concept, Bloomie's-everyone plays a critical role bringing our mission to life. Our inclusive culture promotes diversity of background, thought and opinion. Regardless of position, we believe all colleagues have a voice and access to share their thoughts with every level of leadership. Our colleagues are passionate, driven, entrepreneurial and collaborative, while having a lot of fun along the way.

Job Overview:

Private Brands is a pillar of the RTW merchandise strategy. The Senior Coordinator of Merchandising, Private Brands (RTW) offers a unique opportunity to be an entrepreneur and true business owner, with a holistic approach. The Senior Coordinator is responsible for driving regional/trade area sales, partnering with the merchant and store teams, maintaining floor standards and act as the brands ambassador. The Senior Coordinator has a valuable role in maximizing sales, supporting the stores and servicing the Bloomingdale's customer.

Essential Functions:
  • Partner with key store executives to execute best floor standards, strategize events/promotions, review sales, develop brand advocates, and identify opportunities to drive the business, focusing on top trends
  • Distort time, approximately 40%, in designated focus doors
  • Merchandise the floor, set new deliveries and ensure mannequins are updated and in line with directives and key item strategy
  • Ensure that all logistics (markdowns, RTV's, re-tickets, signage) are being organized and executed on a weekly basis
  • Communicate weekly with the Buying Office/Store teams to identify best/worst sellers, voids in the assortment, and feedback on fit, quality and pricing
  • Schedule monthly touch-bases with GM and AGM in each store to review business and set a seasonal action plan
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and ownership of the business by tracking sales, analyzing weekly selling by style and classification, and setting appropriate goals to meet/exceed the sales plan
  • Lead morning meetings, in person and virtually, to present new deliveries and highlight key components of each brand
  • Review each brands markdown rate vs. total company and unit goals (in Cashmere) with Store Team to understand the importance of regular price selling
  • Monitor shipping through Store Pipeline to prepare each store for the arrival and placement of new deliveries and schedule store visits accordingly
  • Train and educate colleagues on Bloomingdale's merchandise standards, key trends, fit, and styling, as well as bestsellers, re-orders and delivery of merchandise
  • Conduct seasonal/monthly product seminars for each brand and complete the certification for Cashmere
  • Allocate time on the selling floor to help service customers during key events
  • Be an advocate for the trade area communicating local opportunities and competitive insight

Qualifications and Competencies:

Associate's Degree and 3-5 years direct experience required

3-5 years related experience

  • Ability to be a strong leader, coach, motivator and problem solver for each store
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to maintain composure in difficult situations
  • Detailed oriented about product knowledge
  • Able to communicate effectively with customers, peers and management
  • Analytical skills, including general knowledge of retail math and reportin
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team in a learning environment
  • Strong merchandising skills
  • Able to use and navigate multiple technological devices
  • Enjoys meeting and interacting with customers; demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements:
  • Requires periods of walking, standing, hearing, talking, reaching with extended arms, crouching and climbing ladders
  • Frequent use of computers and other office equipment
  • Requires close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently lift/move up to 25 lbs.

This job description is not all inclusive; additionally, Macy's, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's, Inc. - including Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and Blue Mercury - is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.




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