Merchandising Manager, Women's Ready-To-Wear

New York, United States
16 September 2020
Permanent Job

Position

Louis Vuitton is currently seeking a Merchandising Manager of Women’s Ready-to-Wear. This person will be responsible for developing and executing the merchandising strategy for the Women’s Ready-to-Wear across LVA. Primary functions will include: develop and execute merchandising strategy across RTW collections in LVA, create and review analysis of merchandise at store level and propose results-oriented actions to achieve sales objectives; oversee all aspects of network expansion; maximize stock and operational efficiencies by partnering with supply chain; train and develop RTW team; communicate corporate strategies to store network; partner closely with Paris product team as advocate for needs of LVA markets.

This role will also partner with the Director of Merchandising to build sales and RTW category objectives, develop and negotiate Open to Buy with the Central team in Paris, create assortment plan by store based on local market needs and identify new business opportunities. The Merchandising Manager will participate in six buying session in Paris annually. This is a highly collaborative role partnering with Supply Chain, Client Development, Client Relations, Regional Merchandisers and much more. This role will also manage and develop a Merchandising Assistant for RTW.

Profile

We are eager to speak to professionals who have 5-7 years of luxury retail merchandising experience with focus in RTW. Strong analytical and financial acumen and well as strong product sensibility, deep knowledge of and passion for landscape and trends are all important factors. This person must have strong negotiation skills, a sense of urgency, and outstanding communication and influence skills.

Additional information

By joining Louis Vuitton, you will receive a generous benefits package*, including but not limited to medical coverage, retirement plan, employee referral bonus program, gym membership and employee discounts. In addition to working with the most talented and inspirational leaders within the luxury market you will also have an opportunity to attend industry renowned training and have access to unparalleled career opportunities both within Louis Vuitton and the LVMH Group.

As a Louis Vuitton employee you will have an opportunity to engage in our Corporate Social Responsibility efforts on both a local & global level with various communities and organizations and to also partake in initiatives to raise funds for our charity partner UNICEF.

*Please note that restrictions may apply to part-time employees

Louis Vuitton is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

Reference: LVM11130