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LUXURY TIMEPIECES Product Marketing and Promotion Coordinator

Gucci - Regular
Tokyo - Japan

Gucci has been successfully implementing a brand elevation strategy with a focus on products with a higher average value, encapsulating Gucci’s quality, creativity, innovation and Italian craftsmanship. This is being supported by an on-going, worldwide store renovation programme and a series of significant marketing and communications initiatives. By moving towards the mid-high end of the market with a more balanced product offer, the brand has been steadily increasing its appeal among the most sophisticated and exclusive luxury consumers. Gucci’s goal is to continue enhancing brand value while delivering long-term growth across product categories and maintaining high standards of environmental and social sustainability.

How you will Contribute

1. Shape the offerings

- Sales analysis: follow-up of business activity by product category and recommend action plans

- Product portfolio management: novelties vs. pillars, product life cycle management and pricing

- Market trends analysis: competitors’ offerings, market expectations and consumer insights

2. Merchandising

- Make product forecasts and place order of novelties, propose assortments, launch quantities and timing

- Follow delivery timings and products dispatch throughout the distribution network

- Provide product information and insights (design and selling points) to relevant teams: update merchandising

calendar, share information on new products and price change

- Assist conducting Marketing & Communications activities for key product launches and animations

3. Sales Promotion & Sales Support

- Plan and update annual promotional calendar

- Initiate and operate product assortment for events (Pop-up stores, fairs and Gaisho activities) throughout the year

- Define and supervises VM plans

- Support organizing trade events: Baselworld and Sales Meetings to take orders of novelties from retailers

4. Coordination with other departments and Switzerland HQ

- Collaborate closely with GUCCI Japan Merchandising and E-commerce team to support DOS/E-commerce/Outlet

sales

- Communicate and coordinate with Switzerland HQ about new product launches and delivery, special requests to

meet market needs

- Coordinate the product actions within marketing strategy with Retail sales/shop staff and Wholesale sales team

- Collaborate with Logistics and Demand Planning team to support sales activities

Who you are

 Experience: minimum 5 years in product marketing and merchandising in retail business. FMCG experience preferred.

Luxury, fashion or watch & jewelry experience will be a plus.

 Skills required

 Language: Fluent in Japanese and English; writing, reading and speaking

 Advance level of PC skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

 Strong planning, analytical and numeral skills

 Communication and interpersonal skill

 Behavioral competencies:

 Sensitivity to fashion trends, consumer oriented (targeting mainly female 20’s – 30’s)

 Dynamic, proactive, open minded, curious, creative and flexible

 Capable to anticipate, listen, analyze, organize, coordinate and build recommendations

  • Full time
  • Asia
  • Japan
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