Assistant Merchandiser, North America Appare

Calvin Klein

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Assistant Merchandiser, North America Appare, Calvin Klein


New York, United States


Assistant / Entry Level


Merchandising & Allocation



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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The Assistant Merchandiser for Calvin Klein North America Apparel is responsible for assisting in product strategy and brand growth. He or she is responsible for helping the team with the development of the assortment, formulating merchandise strategies and facilitating department deliverables that support in meeting these objectives.


  • Line Matrix (line list) creation and maintenance
  • Partnership with showroom coordinator to fulfill sample requests and prepare for meetings
  • Organize and add pictures into Assortment guides and additional selling tools as needed
  • Sample check-in, hang, organize by season/delivery
  • Ownership of Change Log and weekly follow-up to ensure system accuracy
  • Review weekly selling reports to identify best/worst sellers
  • Pull best-selling styles for monthly/quarterly best-seller meetings
  • Participate in meeting, note pending issues for follow-up
  • Assist in preparation for key milestone deliverables
  • Presentation boards
  • Pulling proto or SMS samples
  • Showroom Setup
  • Support in assortment meetings, capture all changes and follow-up with the team
  • Support with late add requests from inception through execution
  • Collaborate with design and sourcing partners to confirm assortment details
  • Facilitate product changes and establish pricing targets
  • Proficiency in Merchant systems to ensure accuracy of XPC and line lists (run bi-weekly)
  • Provide sales teams with product knowledge, serve as an informational resource
  • Attend WIPS meetings and ensure follow-up of pending issues
  • Understanding of the consumer; research and support with competitor landscape analysis
  • Price-point analysis: bi-annually
  • In-Store Competitive Analysis: monthly
  • Assists in product vision and building the merchandising line plan
  • Responsible for adhering to calendar and critical deadlines
  • Support Merchant team with notes/pictures in meetings
  • Ensure proper follow-up and sense of urgency on projects
  • Build strong partnerships with the cross-functional team


Experience: 1-2 years merchandising experience

Education: Bachelor’s degree in merchandising or related field


  • Detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • High level of analytical skills and conceptual creative ability


Internal: Regional Merchandising, Design, Tech Design, Marketing, Global Supply Chain, Global Supply Planning teams

External:  N/A


Direct:  N/A

Indirect: N/A


DECISION MAKING: Responsible for assisting in brand strategy

RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY:  Will be asked to help with analyzing trends and applying them to assortment building in order to maximize sales

ENVIRONMENT: Fast-paced and highly collaborative

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant’s current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

Company Overview

With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 36,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and nearly $9 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric True & Co. intimates brand, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.

About Us

We Are PVH

PVH generated nearly $9 billion in revenues in 2017. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo, Warner's, Olga, Geoffrey Beene and True&Co. brands and market a variety of goods under our owned and licensed brands. With over 36,000 associates operating across 40 countries, we are passionate about creating high quality, trend-right products that are complemented by compelling online and offline consumer experiences, and we are focused on connecting with the next generation of consumers. We continue to set our sights on making positive impacts in our communities while leading change across our business.