ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Assistant Footwear Merchandiser
Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom
We are currently seeking an Assistant Merchandiser who will report to the Footwear Merchandising Manager as part of our dynamic London team.
The Assistant Footwear Merchandiser will play a key role in supporting with our women’s and men’s footwear merchandising strategy.
How you will contribute
Actively perform analysis reports of weekly performance to help identify opportunities and suggest actions to maximise profits
End of month analysis, pricing initiatives, and ad-hoc analysis as needed
Establishes and maintains relationships with retail buying team by working closely with Merchandising's role as a strategic support
Partner with cross-functional teams, including Marketing & Communications, PR, Ecommerce, Wholesale, and Visual Merchandising
Managing competitor analysis for the category to demonstrate analytical skills, by interpreting market needs, trends and identify opportunities to enhance the collection
Support on merchandising collection plan, update and follow up with design and development
Support in producing presentations for the Merchandise Manager, to be shared with Senior Management, conveying extensive product awareness throughout
Participate in technical reviews to ensure quality is met to luxury standard and drives the development planning cycle through establishing schedules and chasing key stakeholders to ensure key merchandise planning dates are respected.
Support Merchandise Manager during selling campaigns.
Take ownership of ensuring shots and videos accurately depict new product ranges, coding all items in a highly time sensitive environment and assisting with other activities required.
Management and organisation of sample set before and after campaign launch
Manage training materials that are fit for purpose and suitable for use by our Wholesale, Buying and Retail teams - transmitting depth of product knowledge acquired throughout the development process
Your skills and experience
Previous experience in footwear merchandising
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Extensive analytical and numeracy skills
Flexibility to travel with short notice and to work a demanding schedule which can include on an ad-hoc basis
Has a passion for luxury industry
Why work with us?
This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.
- Full time
- United Kingdom