MERCHANDISING COORDINATOR – Collection Handbags, Shoes & Accessories
The Merchandising Coordinator – Handbags, Shoes & Accessories will assist the Merchandising team with assist and coordinate in all aspects of the collection planning organization, launch and follow-up analysis (maintaining high degree of organization throughout the entire process)
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
- Assist with competitive market research and analysis. Analyzing product, consumer, and competitive in the market place.
- Assist with product line planning, development, and pricing process.
- Be experts on new collections and support Sr. Director of Handbags and Sr. Director of Shoes & Accessories to facilitate efficient interoffice information flow.
- Assist with the creation and delivery of the seasonal training package and provide support during sales training meetings.
- Follow and analyze seasonal sell-out and sell-in, providing best and worse seller report.
- Track seasonal development of the product line. Provide analysis on plan vs. actual.
- Provide visual merchandising and sale support during market.
- Provide strong organization support for the merchandising department.
- Remain current on industry trends, fabrics and garment construction and techniques
- Assist with reporting on past sales figures/trends to help anticipate future product needs.
- Maintains collaborative relationship with Sales team, answering their questions; respond to special requests; describing product features.
- Provide strong organization/administrative support for the merchandising department
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- 2 years of merchandising or related experience at high-end designer level; good understanding of the competitive business unit is a plus
- Bachelors Degree required
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
- Strong business acumen, analytical aptitude and forecasting ability.
- Knowledge of Handbags, Shoes & Accessories Designer fashion brands
- Must have luxury fashion taste level
- Excellent attention to details and deadlines
- Proven ability to multitask in a fast pace environment, able to manage competing priorities
- Demonstrate strong influential listening, verbal, written and presentation skills
- Passion and enthusiasm for fashion and merchandising
- Excellent Speaks Italian- not required but helpful.
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.