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Organization
Job Title
DIRECTOR BRAND MERCHANDISING
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
R1173
Position type
Permanent
Category
Retail
Job Function
Merchandiser
Planning/Allocations
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

DIRECTOR BRAND MERCHANDISING

Design Your Future at PVH

Director Brand Merchandising

The Director, Brand Merchandising collaborates with the Design Leads and Channel Merchant Leads to build a product assortment serving all channel needs.

Responsibilities:

• Sku Architecture

• Receive channel sku architecture & unit projections inclusive of FOB/AUC/MSRP targets

• Synergize channel sku needs for one consolidated brand sku architecture

• Own meeting cadence for brand sku development for on-time calendar deliverable

• Partners with VP of Brand Merchant, Design & Sourcing teams to build seasonal assortments covering all channel needs

• Collaborate on color/concept

• Review/edit sketches and prints w/design partners

• Review/edit protos to meet channel business needs w/design and channel partners

• Assist in driving fast track development

• Collaborate with channels, understand/represent business needs

• Become one of the liaisons for all Tier 2 product

• Present and educate retail merchants and sales team on all product categories (train the trainer)

• Build and present product ideas from labeling to product to presentation as recommendation to sales and retail merchant team for business growth

• Responsible for agreed upon development ratios in partnership with Sourcing and Design; track and report progress

• Partner with design and sourcing to drive fabric leverage across channels

• Partner on development trips w/design and sourcing

• Conduct continual market & trend research

• Must be expert on brand positioning in all channels

• Collaborate w/3rd party vendor, channel merchant, and design on pre-season development

• Attend aesthetic fittings to ensure channel commerciality

• Sample tracking/management

• The Director of Brand Merchandising will have influence on the color/concept and line architecture for Tommy Hilfiger. This position is integral in driving style and fabric and style/sku leverage across channels

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree, preferably in Fashion Merchandising

• Minimum of 8+ years in a fashion merchandising

• Wholesale and retail vertical product development experience strongly preferred

• Previous experience in Merchandising, Buying, Product Development is strongly preferred

• Able to function in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment

• Must demonstrate a solid understanding of fashion trends and provide input to design relative to channel needs while also maintaining focus on the financial targets of the TH wholesale and retail financial targets

• Strong MS Office skills

• Strong communication skills, both written and oral; able to communicate with senior leadership on initiatives and product

• Ability to travel, both internationally and domestically, if needed

• Candidates must apply directly to the position via our online application system in order to be considered.

No agencies, calls or emails regarding this position.
It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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