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Watches & Jewelry Wholesale Merchandiser

Gucci - Regular
- Switzerland

Reporting to the Watches & Jewelry Merchandising Manager he/she will support in overseeing the wholesale business by constantly monitoring performances and being the single point of contact for the markets. Moreover, he/she will support the Category business by building sales volume and profitability while ensuring brand coherence across markets and channels of distribution.

Key responsibilities

Market Intelligence & Business Development

  • Continuously analyze selling trends and develop action plans based on product and market performance
  • Maximize sales results by market/channel through permanent collaborations with the regional representatives in order to better understand each market and exploit business opportunities
  • Stimulate and structure the exchange of information with markets in terms of product needs, business trends, competitors offer etc. through constant follow up and market visit
  • Develop communication tools to animating the network and feed markets with clear and relevant information (product updates, deliveries etc)
  • Define special Packaging and VM needs for the wholesale channel together with collection merchandising and  all other departments involved

Buying and Sales Meeting activities

  • Collaborate closely with Retail Merchandising to align product and assortment strategy between DOS and Wholesale channel
  • Present the collection and product strategy during the selling campaign and sales meetings to wholesale representatives and customers
  • Define coherent assortment guidelines for the different channels and markets to ensure a balanced global product mix
  • Develop and produce all necessary buying tools to ensure a smooth order entry by all parties
  • Support the sales and planning team in the preparation of sales meetings, Basel Fair and major events, ensuring the availability of samples and all relevant product information
  • Manage the buying process by channel/market and lead the final review process

Team Leadership

  • Become a reference point for regional wholesale teams
  • Assure a proper translation of HQ key messages into regional structures
  • Constantly communicate with all related departments to implement smooth processes and strong collaboration

Job requirements

  • University education or equivalent.
  • Fluent in Italian/French/English
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Merchandising / Marketing / Business Development position preferably in the luxury goods industry.
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Commercial awareness and strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, well-organized, analytical skills, flexible, team oriented.
  • Proactive and able to work in autonomy keeping management updated on progress.
  • Highly committed, passionate about exceeding corporate goals and driving business
  • Strong product affinity, aesthetical sensibility and passion for fashion.
  • Full time
  • Europe
  • Switzerland
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