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Market Merchandiser, Tommy Hilfiger

Employer
Tommy Hilfiger
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Closing date
14 Feb 2024

Job Details

Be part of an iconic story

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+.

The Position

Reporting to the Market Merchandising Manager, this position is the main contact for the communication with the markets related to product and sales queries and responsible for facilitating market needs by being the link between functions and divisions.

Key Responsibilities:

The Market Merchandiser will have the following responsibilities:

• Facilitate communication between Divisional Merchandising and Markets, by actively collecting, filtering, and distributing relevant information (e.g. sell out, forecast, sales materials)

• Gain in depth understanding of Markets, key accounts, and distribution by pursuing market research and report on important findings to relevant departments including buy analysis after campaign closure

• Sense checking and facilitating market needs (e.g. sampling, price and product requests, etc)

• Establish a close working relationship with the regional sales and merchandising teams, scheduling and driving regular fortnightly calls to understand sales performances in market and highlight challenges to be urgently dealt with (stock level, sell through performance, product quality issues, etc)

• Use distribution insights to support segmentation and assortment building

• Collecting, filtering and summarizing the country requests for the range plan input (including price structure) and building relationship with the IM to explore potential for collection extension

• Participate in cross divisional projects related to the strategic impact and provide inputs for key presentations

• Oversee the organization and logistics on market related meetings

• Follow the sales campaign closely (presence at key appointments in show room) and provide on time feedback to merchandising on key learnings

• Follow up with markets after Key meetings (TTT, MCR) to distribute documents and collect/consolidate feedbacks

• Creating the market launch activity calendar liaising with the Event Team, and communicate latest market calendar with key dates (ML, KA deadline, order closure, etc) to all relevant stakeholders (market and merchandising side)

• Partner with Marketing merchandiser to check all digital assets are available and visible in time for Market Launch

• Manage organization of key meetings (invite sending, room set up for VC / presenting props, send out prep material where applicable, etc) coordinating with all involved parties

• Responsible for reporting and direct manage country communication for replenishment, ABO capsules, and injections for Markets, ensuring that information is filtered and distributed to relevant parties (markets, B&P, product merchandising)

Qualifications:

• BA degree

• Circa 5 years + work experience in fashion retail or sales environment

• Excellent organizational, communication and negotiating skills necessary

• High level of creative and analytical skills

• Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment

• Strong entrepreneurial mindset

• Proven Project management skills

• Team player mindset, embraces team mentality and collaboration as main key to success

• Excellent MS Excel (reporting and handling big data amount, executing pivots and other analysis), Word and Power Point

• Ability to handle pressure while working on multiple tasks under tight deadlines by providing high quality work results

Be part of it.

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.

Company

TOMMY HILFIGER is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of classic American cool style, featuring preppy with a twist designs. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the TOMMY HILFIGER and TOMMY JEANS brands, with a breadth of collections including HILFIGER COLLECTION, TOMMY HILFIGER TAILORED, TommyXGigi, men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process. TOMMY HILFIGER, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 15,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 100 countries and more than 1,800 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the TOMMY HILFIGER brand were US $7.4 billion in 2017.

Company info
Location
Stadhouderskade 6 Amsterdam
Amsterdam
1054 ES
NL

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