ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Men's Leathergoods Merchandiser
Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom
Alexander McQueen are currently in search of an experienced Men’s Leather Goods Merchandiser to join the business & play a key role in supporting the Worldwide Merchandise Strategy.
How you will contribute?
PRODUCT / COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
Propose and implement Men’s Leather goods product strategies in line with management:
Define and drive Men leather goods briefs and collection plans in line with Manager:
Price the collection in all currencies with strategic price positioning at regional level
Support on merchandising collection plan, update and follow up with design and development
Facilitate the development workflow in terms of schedule & budget:
Communicate Men Leather Goods strategic ambitions and collection guidelines with creative teams and monitor overall execution of the collection plans.
Provide a precise frame / schedule and clear priorities in order to help designers and developers manage key steps and tasks in an efficient, timely manner.
Build selling documents and follow up of the collection plan
Perform Sell in analysis at the end of each selling campaign
Actively perform Sell out analysis reports of Bi-Monthly performance to help identify opportunities and suggest actions to maximise profits
Analysis on “Always in Stock” and “permanent package” to help the Merchandising Manager defining product cycle life and ad-hoc analysis as needed
Management and organisation of sample set before and after campaign launch
Take ownership of the cancellations post campaign and liaise with retail, wholesale, customer service and production teams
Put in place a clear photoshoot guideline on new product and brief the photographer on how to shoot each product (carry over and new) ensuring the photoshoot guideline is respected
Codify the Look Book and the collection images in a time sensitive environment
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
Present product training in showrooms to Retail Merchandisers and Wholesale teams and provide necessary data and support to Retail and Wholesale teams throughout the sales campaign
Collaborate with global training team to build product training for regions
CROSS-FUNCTIONAL TEAMS SUPPORT
Provide input to all internal departments on 360 alignment in order to maximise impact and sales of Men leather goods collections.
Suggesting in-season actions to maximize sales and profit opportunities, including VM proposal.
Who you are?
Extensive experience within Merchandising/Retail Merchandising.
Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Extensive analytical and numeracy skills.
Flexibility to travel with short notice.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Sound knowledge of the current market and consumer trends.
Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills.
A true understanding of the Luxury Landscape with in-depth knowledge of Men’s Leather Goods.
Fluency in English, Italian speaking would be beneficial.
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